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Audi will use Thunderhill Raceway for autonomous car testing

Audi designated California's Thunderhill Raceway as the test track for its autonomous-car development program. The carmaker has already taken its pair of RS 7 prototypes to several other racetracks.
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GM hopes its customers will help it make maps for self-driving cars

GM is considering using Mobileye mapping technology and data from its OnStar telematics customers to create maps for future self-driving cars. Cameras already installed in customer cars would do the work.
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A driverless taxi called Snuber is picking up passengers in South Korea 2:02

Engineers in South Korea have successfully tested a driverless taxi called Snuber. The curiously named car, laden with cameras, sensors, and laser tech, has been tootling around a Seoul university for the last six months, and…
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Volkswagen's e-Golf Touch takes care of passenger and driver needs alike

Volkswagen has introduced the world's first compact car with gesture control functionality. A 9.2-inch configurable screen brings advanced infotainment technology to the mass market.
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VW’s microbus gets the hippy reincarnation it deserves with the electric Budd-e

The Volkswagen Budd-e concept debuted at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show as a reincarnation of the classic VW Microbus. It's got that vehicle's classic shape, but with modern updates, tech, and an electric powertrain.
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Kia's 'Drive Wise' brand promises self-driving tech by 2020, fully autonomous cars by 2030

Kia Motors has announced a new sub-brand focused on autonomous driving technology. Drive Wise is the promise of partially autonomous Kia vehicles by 2020 and fully autonomous cars by 2030.
Movies & TV

Buckle up: Dwayne Johnson is working on a Fast and Furious-like cop show for Fox

The Rock is ready to ride again. Dwayne Johnson has announced that his Seven Bucks Productions team is developing Boost Unit, a car-centric cop show, for Fox. Fans can expect the same "intense and entertaining" action as the Fast and…
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Harman LIVS: Brand debuts comprehensive connected car platform at CES 2016

Harman’s Life-Enhancing Intelligent Vehicle Solution, LIVS for short, is a new connected car platform that combines infotainment, navigation, driver assistance systems, and more into an adaptive package. LIVS is featured on the Rinspeed…
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Toyota invests $1 billion in car safety systems powered by A.I. and machine learning

Toyota’s Research Institute (TRI) has announced new artificial intelligence and robotics projects, including collaborations with MIT and Stanford University. TRI will start off with a $1 billion fund to use over the next five years.