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MIT’s NuTonomy aims to bring self-driving taxis to Singapore by 2018

NuTonomy is advancing driverless car technology on many fronts, including retrofitting cars in the U.S. and prepping a fleet of taxis for Singapore. The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company is also testing driverless cars in the…
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A majority of buyers may want to put the brakes on driverless cars

A pair of University of Michigan surveys conducted 10 months apart show no change in Americans' feelings toward driverless cars. Only 15 percent want totally driverless cars, with more than half preferring cars with no self-driving…
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Gett picks up a $300 million investment from Volkswagen

Staying relevant in the automotive industry seems increasingly tied to the ride-sharing industry, and now, Volkswagen Group has become the latest to join the foray. Volkswagen has made a $300 million strategic investment in Gett.
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Volkswagen leverages new battery technology to ease electric vehicle range anxiety

Volkswagen will present an improved version of the e-Golf before the end of the year. Set to arrive later this year, the hatchback will receive a bigger battery pack that will allow it to drive for up to 186 miles on a single charge.
Cool Tech

When traffic snarls up, China’s street-straddling concept bus zooms above it all

How should we sustainably travel shorter distance across congested cities? An innovative public transport design, revisited over the weekend at the 19th international High-Tech Expo in Beijing, might provide a solution.
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Tensions rise as French gas stations run dry

French gas stations are increasingly running out of fuel to sell because protesters are blocking the nation's refineries. The protest makes it difficult for motorists to fill up, and seven police officers have been injured in clashes with…
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Want more gear? Check out the trailer for ‘Top Gear’ spinoff ‘Extra Gear’

'Top Gear' is getting a spinoff called 'Extra Gear' that premieres alongside the relaunched car show. 'Extra Gear' will include behind-the-scenes content, and will be hosted by Rory Reid and Chris Harris.
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Muscle cars do poorly in IIHS crash tests

IIHS crash tests of a Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, and Dodge Challenger produced mixed results. All three cars showed significant deficiencies in at least one area, and none earned top rankings.
Photography

Goluk T1 dash cam shares road trip videos instantly to favorite social networks

The Goluk T1 is a new dash cam that doubles as an outdoor action camera. It can be mounted to a variety of devices and instantly saves clips with a single button press to the Goluk App, where they can be shared with a…
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The biggest Mini to date is a contradiction, but not a disappointment

As Mini continues to move away from its go kart-like origins with increasing dimensions and heft, the Clubman focuses on pragmatism over performance prowess.