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D.C. could go to Uber to relieve strain on emergency vehicles

D.C. is handling an unsustainable number of 911 calls after dispatching more than 160,000 responses to 911 calls in 2015, and could outsource some of its lower priority calls to Uber rather than an ambulance.
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Dieselgate redux – regulators nix VW 3.0L diesel repair plan

Volkswagen's plan to repair 85,000 U.S. 3.0L diesel cars has been rejected by California's Air Resources Board. The parties are still in talks, but it appears little progress has been made since an earlier proposal in February.
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$400K Lamborghini Aventador crashed into a supercar showroom during a photoshoot

Earlier this week, a $400K Lamborghini Aventador crashed through a showroom floor during a photo shoot. Eyewitnesses say the photographer shooting the car was behind the wheel when the incident occurred.
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Wring every mile from that fill-up with these gas-saving tips

From camping trips to road trips, summertime is the busiest season for driving. It’s also the most expensive time at the gas pump, so inside, we’re unwrapping all our favorite fuel-saving tips.
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AAA study: Road rage epidemic is worse than we thought

According to a new AAA study, nearly 80 percent of drivers have expressed significant anger, aggression, or road rage in the past year. In addition, 51 percent of drivers admitted to purposefully tailgating.
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Consumer Reports joins in asking Tesla to turn off Autopilot, Tesla still says no

Six days after a similar request by Consumer Watchdog, Consumer Reports called Tesla to disable Autosteer and Autopilot. Tesla refused. Tesla will continue to develop, validate, and release technology enhancements.
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Ford’s P-51 inspired GT350 Mustang packs plenty of firepower

Ford has revealed the “Ole Yeller” Shelby GT350 Mustang, the most track-ready and road-legal Mustang ever produced. The car is inspired by a P-51D Mustang safety plane and will be auctioned for charity.
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It’s ‘pencil down’ day on the Tesla Model 3, according to Musk

The Tesla Model 3 preliminary engineering design phase is due to end this week, as per CEO Elon Musk. With all the attention Tesla has been getting with questions about its Autopilot feature, hitting a production milestone would be a good…
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Lamborghini is rewriting the rules on carbon fiber with a crazy new way to make it

After three decades as a pioneer in carbon fiber development, Lamborghini has revealed a quantum leap in composite technology. The new forged composite process allows the automaker to stamp parts from carbon fiber in a fraction of the time…
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Ford's latest tech investment is in an autonomous vehicle mapping firm

Ford has announced a major investment in a self-driving startup called Civil Maps. This particular business uses computer maps to create an infrastructure for fully autonomous vehicles to plug in and safely navigate to or from a…
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Tesla owners, check your insurance policy — you may be paying too much

A Tesla owner found that his auto insurance premium was too high because the car's VIN incorrectly indicated it had Ludicrous Mode. Software limited performance in Model S and X 60s may have a similar issue.