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Perfect timing: Audis are talking to traffic signals to reduce driver stress

Audi is launching its first Vehicle-to-Infrastructure communication system in Las Vegas. Dubbed Traffic Light Information, the technology allows certain Audis to receive signal information from the city’s traffic management system.
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Vauxhall's sporty new Insignia gives us a glimpse at the future of Buick

GM's English Vauxhall division has introduced a new sedan named Insignia. Lighter and sportier than the outgoing model, the Insignia will be sold as an Opel in Europe, a Holden in Australia, and a Buick in the U.S.
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GM says a big piece of that car you just bought isn’t really yours

John Deere and GM have submitted requests to the United States Copyright Office that declare the companies as the owners of the software in consumer products, even the ones you already purchased from them.
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Ford to keep jobs in the U.S. if Trump administration meets certain conditions

Ford is open to working with the incoming Trump administration to keep manufacturing jobs in the United States. However, certain conditions have to be met, including making fuel economy regulations more lenient.
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China's NextEV to sell a premium electric crossover at a 'Toyota price' by 2019

China-based startup NextEV plans on entering the crowded premium electric vehicle segment by 2019. The company promises to enter the U.S. market with an electric crossover aimed at the Tesla X but priced much lower.
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Bentley's Bentayga could spawn faster, longer, and more stylish variants

Bentley is looking at ways to expand the Bentayga lineup. Sources close to the company have revealed it's looking at launching a four-door coupe model, a long-wheelbase model, and a performance-oriented, Speed-badged variant.
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VW prepares for decline in car ownership, invests in mobility services

VW wants all of us as customers. Starting with an on-demand shuttle service, Volkswagen's MOIA digital mobility services division will invest in early stage companies. With ridesharing on the horizon, carsharing can't be too far off.
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After a four-year absence, is it time for Dodge to return to NASCAR?

Dodge may return to NASCAR after a four-year absence, Sergio Marchionne, CEO of parent Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) said in a recent interview. Dodge left the series due to cash shortages stemming from the Chrysler bankruptcy.
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Audi shows how machine learning could help cars park themselves

Audi demonstrated how machine learning could be used in self-driving cars at the NIPS conference in Barcelona, using a model vehicle that could "learn" to park itself through trial and error.
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Navdy partnering with Harman to sell its heads-up display at retail worldwide

Navdy, makers of the eponymous heads-up device for cars, has entered a distribution partnership with Harman International that'll see Navdy units sold at retail around the world.
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Lexus stuck 42,000 LED lights on a car to create this dazzling light show

Someone at Lexus had the idea to stick 41,999 LED lights on one of its cars. So that's exactly what they did. The dazzling stunt was part of ongoing shenanigans to promote its 2017 IS sedan.
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BMW smart car becomes a temporary holding cell for thief who allegedly stole it

BMW's smart cars have brains, beauty, and yes, brawn. An alleged thief learned this the hard way after the car itself turned against him, locking him inside and serving as a temporary holding cell as the authorities bore down upon him.