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JLR preparing to test its CAV technologies on UK roads

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 03:56

In a recent announcement, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has revealed that that it has efforts underway to test its Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) technologies on UK roads.

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Tesla CEO responds to Fortune article about fatal crash involving Model S

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 03:56

On Wednesday, electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors' CEO Elon Musk responded to a Fortune magazine article which questioned the automaker's ethics in handling the repercussions of a fatal crash t

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Elon Musk: Fortune’s report about fatal crash involving Tesla’s ‘autopilot feature’ is “fundamentally incorrect”

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 04:03

In a Wednesday blog post titled Misfortune, electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors' founder CEO Elon Musk has said that an earlier-this-week report by Fortune - about a fatal incident involving Te

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Tesla reports quarter-on-quarter decline in vehicle shipments in 2016 Q2

Mon, 07/04/2016 - 03:40

In a Sunday announcement, electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors said that it shipped a fewer number of vehicles to customers during the April-June 2016 quarter as compared to the January-March 20

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DVD player found in semi-autonomous Tesla Model S car involved in fatal crash

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 03:35

Florida Highway Patrol officials revealed on Friday that they had found a potable digital video disc (DVD) player in the Tesla Model S electric car which was involved in a fatal accident on May 7, whi

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Tesla Model S in self-driving mode involved in fatal crash

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 03:23

In a blog post published on Thursday, electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors said that a preliminary investigation has been initiated by federal regulators into the autopilot feature on a Model S

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Toyota recalls 1.43M Prius and Lexus models due to defective Autoliv airbags

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 02:55

On Wednesday, public concern about defective automobile airbags extended from Japanese supplier Takata to Swedish-American supplier Autoliv; with bigwig automaker Toyota announcing the recall of 1.43

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Austin tech leaders unveil ‘RideAustin’ non-profit ride-hailing service

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 03:32

In an announcement made on Monday, tech leaders in Austin unveiled a non-profit car-for-hire service -- called RideAustin -- backed by local donations.

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Toyota to work with Dean Kamen to launch second-gen iBot wheelchair

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 04:22

Bigwig automaker Toyota announced in a Saturday post on its website that it will work with Segway creator Dean Kamen's Deka Research to reintroduce one of his most intriguing transportation devices --

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GM, Lyft to test self-driving Chevrolet Bolt electric taxis on public roads within a year

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 03:28

According to reports, bigwig automaker General Motors (GM) and ride-hailing service Lyft are teaming up for an autonomous-taxi testing program, under which a fleet of self-driving Chevrolet Bolt elect

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VW announces US deal resulting from diesel emissions scandal

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 03:20

On Thursday, beleaguered German automaker Volkswagen AG (VW) announced a US deal resulting from its diesel emissions scandal.

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Tesla recalls 2,700 Model X SUVs due to issues with third-row seats

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 03:39

Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors has announced that it is issuing a voluntary recall of 2,700 Model X sport utility vehicles (SUVs) because of a design flaw which affects the third row of se

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BMW ‘ReachNow’ car-sharing service launched in Seattle

Sun, 04/10/2016 - 23:21

Against the backdrop of the increasingly popularity of ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft, bigwig German automaker BMW has announced the launch of its own car-sharing service - called 'ReachNow'

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Tesla unveils its sleek and affordable new electric car --- Model 3

Sat, 04/02/2016 - 04:13

On Thursday night, electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors’ CEO Elon Musk unveiled a prototype of its much-anticipated Model 3 battery electric car, at an event in Hawthorne.

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Exxon reports 46% decline in First Quarter earning

On Thursday, Exxon reported a 46% decline in earnings in the first quarter, by earning $4.9 billion compared with $9.1 billion in the same quarter a year ago. Exxon's top and bottom lines declined due to lower oil prices.

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