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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.
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China’s Baidu, Changan enter the autonomous vehicle fray

The race towards driverless technology is now seriously burning up the pavement. The international competition is on like never before as China pursues the development of its very own autonomous vehicles.
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Keyless entry: European researchers unlock cars with hacked radios

German researchers found a way to exploit the keyless entry systems in some cars by placing radio amplifiers near key fobs. This tricked onboard systems into thinking the key fob was nearby.
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Toyota is heading to the Oregon Trail Rally with a 2WD RAV4

The Toyota-Millen RAV4 team is heading to the Oregon Trail Rally this weekend to take on the grueling three-day event. The team is taking part in the 2WD class, and will face competition from brands like BMW, MINI, Volvo, Subaru, and Ford.
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$100 million was not enough — Uber drivers join Teamsters in California

Independent contractors who drive for Uber (because drivers still haven't been classified as employees) in California have now partnered with labor union Teamsters, expanding the current relationship from Seattle along more of the…