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Lyft president: most Lyft rides in self-driving cars by 2021

Company President John Zimmer predicts most Lyft trips will be in self-driving cars by 2021 and individual car ownership will be obsolete by 2025. Zimmer sees autonomous rideshare cars as reclaiming city space from cars in favor of…
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Aston Martin's DB11 Volante convertible will arrive in 2018

The Aston Martin DB11 Volante convertible will go on sale in spring 2018. But Aston Martin is offering an early peek at the new drop top and its revised styling well in advance of the launch.
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Oxbotica's robotic brain finds its way into driverless vehicles in the U.K.

Oxbotica, a spinoff group from Oxford University, is developing driverless technology in the U.K. The company aims to implement its tech in numerous applications, including cars, taxis, forklifts, and driverless pods.
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With the Open Road Project, Toyota is bringing its i-Road EV to people and businesses

For round two of its Open Road Project, Toyota is bringing its compact concept i-Road EV to members of the general public as well as big businesses and startups. Test pilots will spend time with the vehicles, assessing strengths and…
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Chicago officials may ban autonomous cars

Taking the opposite stance of that taken by Pittsburgh, which welcomed self-driving vehicle testing, Chicago considers an ordinance to ban autonomous cars. No hearing date has been set for the proposal, which would fine violators $500.
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: Driverless Ubers, longer tweets coming, Bud will drive you home

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from…
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Trends with Benefits: Driverless Ubers, VR horseback rides, drones vs. eagles 32:10

Uber just replaced drivers with people, Samsung and Apple are each having their own phone meltdowns, VR horses are the embarrassing future, and eagles will absolutely destroy your drone.
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It’s not me, it’s you: Mobileye criticizes Tesla’s Autopilot following fatal crash

Tesla claims original Autopilot component supplier Mobileye criticized the system's safety after learning Tesla was developing its own components. Tesla also said Mobileye tried to force changes to the companies' existing deal for Mobileye…
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Tour 130 years’ worth of groundbreaking cars in Volkswagen’s ZeitHaus museum

Operated by Volkswagen, the ZeitHaus museum celebrates history, design, and technology by showcasing models that have left an indelible mark on the evolution of the automobile.
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Volkswagen’s Paris-bound concept will put the EV segment on notice

Volkswagen has published three teaser images that preview a new, all-electric concept. The yet-unnamed model will offer nearly 250 miles of range, and will inaugurate the design language that will influence all of its upcoming EVs.
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Mercedes-Benz might expand its crossover family with a shrunken G-Class

Mercedes-Benz will expand its lineup of crossovers with a new model inspired by the G-Class, according to a recent report. Set to arrive in 2019, the GLB wil borrow styling cues from the Ener-G-Force concept.
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Getting humbled at an elite driving school just for Ferrari owners

Ferrari owners may have one of the world’s finest supercars in their driveways, but do they know what to do with it? Ferrari’s Corso Pilota shows them how to tap its potential