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Second time lucky? China’s GAC Group will return to the Detroit Auto Show in 2017

Chinese carmaker GAC Group will appear at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show. The company showed its Trumpchi GS4 crossover there in 2015, but there's no indication of what it has planned for next year.
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Uber’s in-app phone support will connect drivers to a real-life human being

Uber announced in-app phone support, which will serve to augment the app's self-service options. The phone support will be initially offered to a small subset of Bay Area drivers.
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Electric cars will soon be cheaper in Colorado thanks to a $5,000 incentive

As of January 1, 2017, new electric car buyers in Colorado will receive a $5,000 flat-tax credit that can be assigned to the dealer or finance company. Combined with the federal tax incentive of up to $7,500, incentives could total $12,500.
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2017 Ford GT will sport carbon-fiber wheels to match its lightweight body

The 2017 Ford GT will offer carbon-fiber wheels in addition to the standard aluminum units. According to Ford, the carbon-fiber wheels are two pounds lighter than their counterparts and are also much stiffer.
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From the Focus to the Fit, the 10 best hatchbacks you can buy

The hatchback segment in the United States is small, but that doesn't mean you don't have a few great options to choose from. Sporty, efficient, or both, these are the 10 best hatchbacks on the market today.
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Lead plaintiff in Uber class-action suit fires lawyer, objects to settlement offer

Douglas O’Connor, a lead plaintiff in the Uber driver class action lawsuit has fired attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan and formally objected to the $100 million settlement offer. O'Connor had originally said, "It is what it is," but now he's…
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Ex-Googlers look to put tractor-trailers on autopilot with self-driving tech

A crew led by former Googlers have their sights on converting the country's long-haul trucks to self-driving technology. An onboard driver will take over off the highways, but otherwise the truck will drive itself.
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The BMW i8 Futurism Edition is an avant-garde sports car wrapped in an oil painting

Italian design center Garage Italia Customs has created a one-off BMW i8 called the Futurism Edition. The vehicle wears an intense vinyl wrap inspired by Giacomo Balla's 1909 painting Street Light.
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Need a new ride? Here are the best places to buy a used car online

Shopping at a used car lot is exhausting, especially when you get bombarded with slick salesmen looking to make a dime. Check out our top picks for the best used car websites, regardless if you're looking for a sedan or a new-fangled…
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Volvo’s driverless cars won’t make choices that endanger humans

In order for fully autonomous cars to be sold, they will need sufficient communications to avoid dangerous situations. One engineer contends that if the cars cannot avoid an accident, they should default to slowing down in a straight line.
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A Tesla Model S crashed, and the driver is blaming Autopilot

A Tesla Model S driver claims Tesla's Autopilot system malfunctioned, failing to prevent her from rear-ending another car. Tesla disputes that, claiming the driver deactivated the system by tapping the brakes.