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Influential group wants feds to hit the accelerator on driverless and electric cars

SAFE, a group of prominent leaders from industry and the military, wants Washington regulators to speed up the establishment of federal regulations, mandates, and incentives that encourage both autonomous vehicles and entry-level…
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Cautionary tale: Cadillac's Volt-based ELR finally gets deep-sixed

Cadillac has announced that it has stopped building the ELR. Introduced in 2013, the company's first-ever plug-in hybrid was promising on paper, but it was a failure because it was far too expensive.
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Chevy Bolt EVs testing Cruise Automation driverless tech on San Francisco streets

Within two months of GM's purchase of Cruise Automation driverless car firm, the independent division is testing driverless Chevy Bolt EVs in San Francisco. The all-electric 2017 Bolt EV has a 200-mile range and may be used by GM partner…
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GM’s Maven ‘personal mobility brand’ expands to three new cities

General Motors' Maven "personal mobility brand" is adding car-sharing services in Chicago, Boston, and Washington, D.C. GM says users have already covered 1 million miles since the brand's launch.
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Google limits self-driving project plans with Chrysler to 100 minivans

Google and Fiat Chrysler are building 100 self-driving minivans. FCA wants further collaboration but Google is keeping its options open. Google wants self-driving vehicles to be available to the public when they are proven safer than human…
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Forget the car reveals, AutoMobility LA will emphasize tech

AutoMobility LA will combine the Los Angeles Auto Show press days with the Connected Car Expo tech conference also held during the show. Organizers hope the focus on tech will make the show more relevant.
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Can Hyundai’s Genesis brand become a BMW alternative?

A leaked product plan has revealed how Hyundai's Genesis-brand will take on BMW. The company will launch five new models in the next few years, including an entry-level sedan called G70, two crossovers, and a coupe.
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Honda's next S2000 might not be mid-engined after all

Honda is developing a successor to the S2000, according to a new report. Far from a baby NSX, the roadster will take on the Mazda Miata with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine and rear-wheel drive.
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Actual number of Tesla Model 3 reservations lower than presumed but still sizable

After speculation that as many as 500,000 Tesla Model 3 reservations were already held, Tesla told the SEC in a filing the net number is actually 373,000. That number excludes 8,000 cancellations and 4,200 duplicates thrown out as…
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Fiat Chrysler recalls more than half a million Jeep Wranglers for off-road problem

Jeep Wranglers are built for offroad driving, but more than a half million are being recalled to fix an airbag problem when off-roading. The same problem arises with the roof or doors off, so if your model year is affected, get it fixed.