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Tesla won't disable Autopilot, will work on education instead, Musk says

Tesla won't disable its Autopilot system in the face of an NHTSA investigation into a fatal crash, CEO Elon Musk said this week. Instead, it will try to educate drivers about the system's limitations.
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In a price-reducing move, Tesla announces the 60kWh Model X 60D

In a slightly down-market targeting move, Tesla has launched $74,000 Model X 60D with a 6 kWh battery, software upgradable to 75kWh for $9,000. With the upgrade the 60D would be the equivalent of a 75D.
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24 Hours of Le Mans isn’t just a race, it’s a ruthless car-tech proving ground

Hybrids, windshield wipers, and even headlights. All the tech that end up in your car must first prove its worth at the world’s most celebrated endurance race.
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Small SUVs do poorly in Insurance Institute for Highway Safety headlight test

The IIHS recently conducted another group headlight tests, this time with small SUVs. None of the models tested managed to get the top "good" rating, and most got the worst "poor" rating.
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The iconic yellow taxi is still twice as popular as Uber in the Big Apple

In April 2016, taxis registered 11.1 million trips in New York City, which works out to about 400,000 trips a day. That's more than double the number of trips Uber, the closest competitor, managed to log.
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Why Bentley could turn the Mulsanne into an all-electric vehicle

Bentley is looking at the possibility of offering the next-gen Mulsanne with an all-electric drivetrain. The push comes from China, where strict emissions norms are forcing carmakers to re-think how they design cars.
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Jaguar Land Rover takes self-driving tech off-road

Jaguar Land Rover wants to take future self-driving cars off-road, and believes it has the technology to do that. It's conducting research on several systems for autonomous off-roaders.
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Commuting by Uber in New York City cheaper than the subway this summer

A limited time promotion with Gilt City lets Manhattan commuters ride to and from work for as little as $1.98 per trip with an UberPool Commute Card. Uber says it's about beating the summer heat but it could be a test for an ongoing plan.
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How do you like the sound of the Mazda3 with a 250-horsepower engine?

Generally hailed as a driver's car, the Mazda3 could get a bump in power thanks to a new turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder. The 250-horsepower engine fits in the 3, but the company hasn't decided whether or not it should join the lineup.
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Topless, electric, or hardcore: Acura’s NSX could spawn a full range of cars

It sounds like Acura won't waste time in expanding the NSX lineup. The hybrid coupe could spawn a convertible, a more hardcore model, an entry-level variant, and even an electric version.
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SEC investigating Tesla for possible securities law violation, report says

Tesla is under investigation by the SEC for not reporting a fatal crash involving the Autopilot autonomous-driving system to its investors, a new report says. Tesla says it is not aware of any SEC investigation.