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Yamaha YZF-R3 recalls address problems that increase the risk of a crash

Yamaha issued two simultaneous recall for its YZF-R3 sportbike, which includes problems with the transmission and oil pump. In both cases, the risk of a crash is increased, and owners should take their bikes in to the dealership for free…
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Another Chrysler recall — what it is and what to do

A wiring harness issue that can cause a loss of propulsion is the reason Fiat Chrysler is recalling 410,000 Chrysler, Jeep, and Ram vehicles. No injuries or crashes have been reported due to the wiring harness problem.
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Uber, MADD, and law enforcement partnered on July 4 in 25 cities

Uber, MADD, and local law enforcement departments partnered on July 4 in 25 cities to raise awareness about drunk driving. In Nevada, there were no alcohol-related fatalities for the first time in 10 years.
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Feds are still pushing for self-driving cars

Citing the potential loss of lives if the country waits for autonomous vehicles to be perfect, the NHTSA head said the agency is bullish on the technology. Human errors are accountable for 94 percent of crashes, and vehicles only 2 percent…
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White House unleashes dollars, programs to bolster infrastructure for electric vehicles

A broad range of federal and private-sector actions to accelerate U.S. electric vehicle adoption have been enacted. They are focused on charging station infrastructure.
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How Jaguar Land Rover is designing cars that will drive better than you

Jaguar Land Rover is developing technology that promises to turn a car into the best driver on the road. We hopped behind the wheel of prototypes at the 2016 Jaguar Land Rover Technology Showcase to find out what the future has in store.
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A Washington, D.C., man is alive thanks to Tesla's Autopilot tech

A Model S owner has written Tesla a letter to explain how his car's automatic emergency braking tech prevented a collision with a pedestrian. The owner claims electronic driving aids save lives in spite of their recent bad press.
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BMW’s Pure Metal Silver M5 is bound to become a classic

BMW is sending off the current-generation M5 with a limited-edition model called Pure Silver Metal. It gets a 600-horsepower evolution of the standard M5's twin-turbocharged V8, and an eye-catching silver paint job.
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A GTI'd Volkswagen Passat exists … will we see it in showrooms?

Volkswagen is looking into launching a hotter version of the Passat. Designed specifically for the North American market, the hot-rodded model could get the same 2.0-liter turbo four that's found under the hood of the GTI.
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Tesla sets its sights on a ‘new kind of pickup truck,’ but what will it look like?

Elon Musk has long expressed interest in building a Tesla pickup truck, an in his “Master Plan, Part Deux” blog post, the exec confirmed it will happen. The truck is expected to be close to the Ford F-150 in size.