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GM CEO Barra: Profitable, Affordable 300-Mile Electric Vehicles by 2021 GM CEO Barra: Profitable, Affordable 300-Mile Electric Vehicles by 2021
- In a presentation at the Barclays 2017 Global Automotive Conference, General Motors CEO Mary Barra assured investors that the company’s next generation of electric vehicles will offer more than added driving range and model variety—they also will generate profits for GM. - “Our mission for...
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A Hyperloop-Inspired Pod May One Day Help Drivers Skip Denver Traffic A Hyperloop-Inspired Pod May One Day Help Drivers Skip Denver Traffic
- In searching for ways to reduce crippling congestion on its highways, Colorado is looking beyond roads and traditional vehicles. State officials have announced the formation of a public/private partnership with Los Angeles startup Arrivo, an engineering company intent on building a hyperloop-inspired...
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Sexy Sedans and Brute Utes: Infiniti Design Chief Talks Flagships Sexy Sedans and Brute Utes: Infiniti Design Chief Talks Flagships
- Now that the towering Infiniti QX80 SUV finally looks suitable to serve as a flagship of the SUV lineup, we posed some questions to Alfonso Albaisa, Infiniti’s head of design. The brand has gone without a proper flagship sedan since the Q45 departed in 2006, so we asked what plans the company might...
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Google, VW Partner For Quantum Computing Initiatives Google, VW Partner For Quantum Computing Initiatives
Google Kooperation . . . what does that even mean? Did I read that right? I mean, it is early in the morning. It’s only 11:36 (ah, the writers life), but I am reading a press release from Volkswagen and Google or . . . oh wait, I see. It’s a partnership deal between the two industrial/tech...
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Lamborghini Terzo Millennio: When Crazed Italians Hang With Hyper-Geeks Lamborghini Terzo Millennio: When Crazed Italians Hang With Hyper-Geeks
The Lamborghini Terzo Millennio is, to me, a prime example of what has been Lambo’s Achilles’ Heel for decades: Styling. Ever since the Countach, Lamborghini basically gave up on giving their cars any sense of grace or elegance and have gone for brute presence and hard edges and gaudiness with...
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Letting It Ride: Las Vegas Puts U.S.’s First Fully Self-Driving Shuttle into Service Letting It Ride: Las Vegas Puts U.S.’s First Fully Self-Driving Shuttle into Service
- Your first ride in an autonomous vehicle may not be in a car but a shuttle bus. Indeed, the first fully autonomous shuttle operating on public streets in the United States is set to start rolling in Las Vegas this week as part of a yearlong study. The electric bus, built by Navya, a French company,...
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Look, Ma, No Anything Whatsoever: Waymo Begins Operating Fully Driverless Test Cars on Public Roads Look, Ma, No Anything Whatsoever: Waymo Begins Operating Fully Driverless Test Cars on Public Roads
- After spending eight years honing its self-driving technology, seven months laying the groundwork for operations, and a month on a final marketing push, Waymo says its cars are ready for a major milestone: truly driverless operations on public roads. - Indeed, officials from Waymo, the company sprung...
Look, Ma, No Anything Whatsoever: Waymo Begins Operating Fully Driverless Test Cars on Public Roads »
Look, Ma, No Anything Whatsoever: Waymo Begins Operating Fully Driverless Test Cars on Public Roads Look, Ma, No Anything Whatsoever: Waymo Begins Operating Fully Driverless Test Cars on Public Roads
- After spending eight years honing its self-driving technology, seven months laying the groundwork for operations, and a month on a final marketing push, Waymo says its cars are ready for a major milestone: truly driverless operations on public roads. - Indeed, officials from Waymo, the company sprung...
Look, Ma, No Anything Whatsoever: Waymo Begins Operating Fully Driverless Test Cars on Public Roads »
Toyota Is Uneasy about the Handoff between Automated Systems and Drivers Toyota Is Uneasy about the Handoff between Automated Systems and Drivers
- Toyota has not yet decided whether it will bring a car to market that is capable of automated driving in some situations yet still requires a human driver behind a wheel who can take control if needed—but the automaker, characteristically, is more cautious than many about moving forward with the...
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The Secret’s Open: Inside the Former Air Force Base Where Google’s Waymo Is Building Its Self-Driving Future The Secret’s Open: Inside the Former Air Force Base Where Google’s Waymo Is Building Its Self-Driving Future
- At first glance, the grounds surrounding Castle Air Force Base seem like they belong to a bygone era. A military aviation museum along a nearby highway boasts an SR-71 Blackbird, which first flew in 1962 and remains one of the fastest airplanes ever built; a former Air Force One aircraft used by...
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