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Former Volkswagen CEO under investigation for possible market manipulation

According to a new report, former Volkswagen AG CEO Martin Winterkorn is the target of a criminal investigation for possible market manipulation. The probe also involves another current member of the VW Group management board.
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Olli is the 3D-printed, totally autonomous electric shuttle bus we’ve all been waiting for

“We sincerely believe that Local Motors needs to be on the cutting-edge of any and every vehicle technology that’s out there,” Jacqueline Keidel, a spokeswoman for Local Motors tells Digital Trends.
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Here's the most efficient route for a road trip through the lower 48 states

“If you’ve ever used Google Maps to get the directions between two addresses, that’s basically what we have to do here,” Olson notes. “Except this time, we need to look up 2,256 directions to get the ‘true’ distance between…
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Bad drivers beware: this AI-powered dashcam app is watching you

Car crashes kill over a million people each year. That thought appalls Eran Shir, co-founder and CEO of Nexar, an artificial intelligence app that aims to make streets safer, one bad driver at a time.
Cars

Is Fiat-Chrysler CEO ready to embrace electric cars after all?

Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne is warming up to electric vehicles. The executive hinted that he sees room in the company's lineup for a high-end electric coupe built by Maserati, and for a small EV aimed largely at Europe.
Cars

Anton Yelchin's Jeep may have been recalled for rollaway risk

Anton Yelchin died when he was trapped between his car and a brick mailbox pillar. The car was a Jeep Grand Cherokee, and certain versions of that model were recently recalled for rollaway risk.
Cars

Alfa Romeo is preparing for a tussle in the midsize luxury sedan segment

Alfa Romeo is continuing its model offensive with a large sedan positioned above the Giulia. Aimed at the BMW 5 Series, the yet-unnamed model will be Alfa's most advanced and most luxurious sedan.
Cars

This year's Le Mans finish was worthy of an audience-grabbing blockbuster

With five minutes left in the race it looked like nothing could stop Toyota from winning Le Mans for the first time. Ultimately, Porsche and its 919 Hybrid ended up taking the top spot.
Cars

Scoot Networks teams up with GenZe to expand electric scooter fleet

San Francisco-based Scoot Networks is joining up with electric scooter manufacturer GenZe to put more vehicles on the street. The company plans to expand its operations beyond the city into other locales.
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Learn to love your car in a big city again with Luxe, the valet app

Having a car in a big city can be something of a headache, but there’s one app that’s hoping to change this conception. Luxe is the on-demand valet and car services app that aims to alleviate the strain on both drivers and cities.