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California's utilities are asking for more than $1 billion to spend on electric car-charging stations that will help the state meet its goal of getting 1.5 million zero-emissions vehicles on the road by…
01.21 / 14:54
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Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,United States,Autonomous The US Department of Energy chooses the 10 sites, including two in California and others in Michigan, Iowa and Pennsylvania, where testing of autonomous vehicles can take place.Continue reading Federal government names 10 autonomous testing sites Federal government names 10 autonomous testing sites originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 21 Jan 2017 09:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of…
01.21 / 14:31
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Toyota will invest $50 million over the next five years on joint research centers at MIT and Stanford, which will focus on artificial intelligence technology for future self-driving cars. The post Toyota announces artificial intelligence research collaboration with MIT and Stanford appeared first on Digital…
01.21 / 13:55
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For its second year on sale, the Lexus RC coupe gets a new turbocharged engine shared with the IS and GS sedans, and the NX crossover. There's also a new, entry-level all-wheel drive model. The post For 2016, Lexus’ RC coupe gets turbocharged appeared first on Digital…
01.21 / 13:54
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Even Subaru’s 2017 Subaru WRX STI can’t get through the record snowfall in Japan. Subaru Japan had to postpone their popular “Galande Taxi 2017” events at the ski areas near Tokyo. 2018 STI WRX/STI cabin 2018 WRX 2018 STI …
01.21 / 13:04
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Denso's new strategy for filling engineering vacancies: recruit engineers in Detroit and dispatch them all over the…
01.21 / 05:43
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Penske Automotive Group has backed off a no-haggle pricing experiment and returned to a traditional sales model and a commission-based pay plan at Toyota of Surprise…
01.21 / 05:42
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Ford announced it will launch a new project in cooperation with the city of London to help improve the city’s air quality. Part of the project includes a 12-month trial of Ford Transit Custom vans featuring plug-in hybrid powertrains that will be used primarily in electric mode for the majority of trips to reduce emissions. […] The post Ford Puts Plug-In Hybrid Commercial Vans to the Test in London appeared first on Motor…
01.21 / 04:43
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Toyota is trying very hard to deliver on CEO Akio Toyoda’s promise of better-looking and better-driving vehicles. The 2018 Camry sedan is Toyota’s latest attempt to revamp its image, but does it deliver? Take a look at how the new Camry compares to its predecessor and decide for yourself. For the new Camry, Toyota wanted […] The post Refreshing or Revolting: 2018 Toyota Camry appeared first on Motor Tre…
01.21 / 04:42
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A new 2016 Ram owner, who calls himself Ramji, asked perhaps the most honest and helpful question. “I am new to the truck ownership and looking for modifications for my 2016 RAM Laramie t…
01.21 / 04:29
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In an image of what may be to come, Volkswagen will insert Amazon’s Alexa voice service into its software so that the Golf of the near-future will be able to integrate with your h…
01.21 / 03:52
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Germany will need a new economic strategy geared toward Asia should the new…
01.21 / 02:39
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Apple is to Tesla what Google is to Uber -- at least, when it comes to employee migration. On Friday, Amit Singhal became the latest bright mind to bid adieu to Google and bonjour to black cars. The post Uber picks up another key Google employee as its new VP of engineering appeared first on Digital…
01.21 / 01:39
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It appears FCA is having issues keeping its upcoming Dodge Challenger SRT Demon under wraps. The Demon’s official debut is still months away, but thanks to Vin Diesel and an eagle-eyed Instagram user, we now possibly have a clear look at the Dodge’s new halo car. First up is a Facebook video Vin Diesel previously […] The post 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Possibly Leaked in Videos appeared first on Motor…
01.20 / 23:13
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Few small luxury sedans on the market, if any, promise the same type of performance as the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio. Packing 505 hp, the Giulia Quadrifoglio achieved a 7:32 time on the Nürburgring, a new record for a production four-door sedan. Recently, we ran the super sedan through our own battery of tests to […] The post Tested: 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio vs. The Competition appeared first on Motor …
01.20 / 23:12
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Minutes after his inauguration, President Donald Trump signaled plans to withdraw the…
01.20 / 22:22
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Filed under: Green,Ford,UK,Electric,Hybrid Ford, UK officials will test plug-in hybrid vans in London.Continue reading Ford will start plug-in hybrid Transit van trial in London this fall Ford will start plug-in hybrid Transit van trial in London this fall originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:11:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Com…
01.20 / 21:58
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Amazon’s Echo is a voice-operated smart device for your residence that, despite being notably gimmicky, has become increasingly popular with geeky homeowners. You can ask it for the weather, to read you a book, request a certain song, buy things for you online, adjust the thermostat, dim the lights, or schedule your calendar. My father has […] The post Amazon’s ‘Alexa’ is the Automotive Life Partner You’ve Apparently Been Missing appeared first on The …
About a quarter century ago, my father’s wife declared that she was tired of her 7-Series Bimmer and that she just wanted “a nice, basic car, like a Saturn.” “Okay,” I replied, “sounds like a good idea. What options do you need?” “Nothing special… just the standard things, the basic things.” “Okay, what are those?” […] The post QOTD: Base! How Low Can You Go? appeared first on The Truth About…
Don't be surprised if you look up to the sky and see Clarkson, Hammond and May's heads floating above you. The post What Are These Giant Grand Tour Heads Doing Flying Around LA? appeared first on AutoGuide.com…
01.20 / 20:33
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