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Musk: Tesla’s Autopilot is 50 percent better at avoiding accidents than you are

Elon Musk, Tesla's head honcho, claims that the automaker's semi-autonomous Autopilot function is 50 percent better at avoiding accidents than humans.
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Autonomous cars get their own day at the track

California's Thunderhill Raceway is hosting a track day for self-driving cars. Companies developing relevant technology are invited to test it out on the track, something that's common practice with conventional cars.
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Clowns, airbags, and a zebra: Lyft’s debut TV ad demands your attention

Seeking to emerge from the shadow of its more famous rival, ride-hailing service Lyft on Monday night rolled out is first-ever national TV ad. And its bizarreness should at least ensure it doesn't pass by unnoticed.
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Lego Technic’s Porsche 911 GT3 RS has a working dual-clutch gearbox

Lego has announced a new Technic product, and this one is modeled after the Porsche 911 GT3 RS sports car. Featuring a working dual-clutch gearbox and moving engine cylinders, the 911 goes on sale on June 1 for $299.
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Diesel cars in the U.K. almost all fail in real world road testing

In real world road testing of 263 diesel engine car models in England, only 8 did not exceed emissions standards limits. They're legal in lab testing, bad on the road. The pervasive discrepancy between in-lab and on-road testing exceeds…
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MINI’s URBAN-X startup accelerator envisions a better life for city dwellers

MINI and HAX have announced the first nine companies in its URBAN-X startup accelerator program. Each company pursues technology solutions intended to provide better lives for city dwellers.
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Apple Car breakdown: BMW and Daimler walk away from development talks

A new report suggests that Daimler and BMW have walked away from automotive development negotiations with Apple. The companies have been rumored to be in talks to help manufacture the so-called Apple Car for some time.