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Waymo and Volvo ink deal to build an all-new electric robo-taxi

Waymo has announced yet another partnership, this time with Volvo. The pair will join forces to build an all-new autonomous car for ridesharing services.

Ford’s plan to go carbon neutral by 2050 is big on promises, light on details

Ford said it aims to be carbon neutral by 2050. It released its sustainability report, but it didn't have a lot of specifics as to how it would achieve it.
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Ford pledges to become carbon neutral by 2050

Ford pledged to become a completely carbon neutral company by 2050, as well as investing $11.5 billion in making more of its electric vehicles through 2022.
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Apple Maps’ new EV feature aims to eliminate range anxiety

Apple Maps will soon offer iPhone-owning drivers a new EV-routing feature that aims to make it a lot easier to plan stops to recharge your car’s battery.
Tesla's Cybertruck.

Tesla’s wacky Cybertruck has already become a museum piece

It hasn't even gone into production yet but Tesla's electric Cybertruck is already a museum exhibit, showing up at the Petersen Automotive Museum in L.A.
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Tesla will push back Battery Day event again, says Elon Musk

Tesla's Battery Day, where the electric car manufacturer is expected to unveil a new low-cost, long-life battery, will be delayed again, according to Elon Musk.
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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E will offer Active Drive Assist hands-free driving tech

Ford's electric 2021 Mustang Mach-E will be available with a hands-free driving technology named Active Drive Assist. It won't make the crossover autonomous.
Tesla's Cybertruck.

Tesla edges toward Texas for its Cybertruck Gigafactory

Tesla appears to be close to inking a deal with Texas to build a Gigafactory for its Cybertruck pickup, though Oklahoma could still be in with a shout.
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Lyft promises all rides will be in electric cars by 2030

In a bid to do its part to tackle the climate crisis, ridesharing firm Lyft has pledged to make 100% of its rides in electric vehicles over the next 10 years.
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Tesla Model S breaks through the 400-mile range barrier

Tesla's Model S Long Range Plus now has a range of 402 miles, according to the EPA. Improvements to the vehicle's hardware has helped to boost the mileage.
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Tesla upgrades California-made Model 3 with a wireless charging pad, USB-C ports

Tesla Model 3 vehicles being built at the company's California factory have added a wireless charging pad and USB-C ports, features first seen in the Model Y.
2021 Subaru Crosstrek

Subaru’s hard-wearing Crosstrek gets peppier for the 2021 model year

Subaru finally addressed the biggest complaint motorists had about the Crosstrek by adding a bigger, more powerful engine to the range. It delivers 182 hp.
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Lyft offers riders safety tips as ridesharing makes gradual return

As parts of the U.S. move to ease stay-at-home measures taken in response to the coronavirus outbreak, ridesharing services are hoping that people soon return.
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Flying taxi startup Lilium gets cash boost from SpaceX backer

German firm Lilium has been gaining a lot of attention for its 36-engine, five-seat, VTOL electric aircraft that it plans to put into service in 2025.
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Google co-founder’s Kitty Hawk company scraps one of its flying-car projects

Set up by Google co-founder Larry Page, Kitty Hawk says it's ended work on its Flyer aircraft because it's taken the project as far as it can go.
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How does lane departure warning work?

Lane-keeping assist and lane departure warning systems keep drivers on the straight and narrow, but how do they work? We'll steer you through the ins and outs.
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Waymo to bring self-driving minivans back to Bay Area for delivering packages

Waymo's self-driving minivans will return to the streets of the Bay Area on June 8. The vehicles will focus on delivering packages for non-profit organizations.
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Ford will sanitize its police SUVs by blasting them with massive amounts of heat

What if you could help prevent the spread of coronavirus with a software update for your car? Ford is introducing a new heat-blasting update for police cars.
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Amazon moving in on a Silicon Valley self-driving startup, report says

Amazon is believed to be in advanced talks with Zoox, a startup that has been working on an electric robo-taxi that riders can summon via a smartphone app.
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Formula E driver caught using a pro gamer in virtual race

Formula E driver Daniel Abt realized he wasn't much good at virtual racing so he asked a pro gamer to help him out in an e-sports contest. But he got caught.
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Elon Musk is taking the Cybertruck for a spin on Jay Leno’s Garage

A new episode of Jay Leno's Garage will feature Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the upcoming Cybertruck, with the next-generation Roadster also making an appearance.
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The electric 2022 GMC Hummer pickup will be almost a convertible

GMC confirmed the electric Hummer pickup truck it will release in 2021 will get a removable roof. It's scheduled to make its debut online in the coming weeks.
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Tesla ‘full self-driving’ option to get a price bump, Elon Musk says

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Monday that the full self-driving package will receive a $1,000 price bump on July 1. It's the first hike in about a year.
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Canceled Dyson electric vehicle boasted 600-mile range per charge

The Dyson electric vehicle, which was canceled last year, would have had a range of 600 miles per charge, made possible by the company's solid-state batteries.
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NASA astronauts to begin their historic SpaceX mission in a Tesla Model X

The electric car will take NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the Kennedy Space Center launchpad for their historic SpaceX mission on May 27.

Tesla’s new million-mile battery could finally make electric cars affordable

The low-cost batteries would be able to last up to million miles and could make electric Tesla models the same price or even less than a car run by gasoline.
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Zipcar lets new members drive off within minutes if they send a selfie

Zipcar has reduced the time it takes to sign up to its carsharing service. All it asks for now is a photo of the new member's driver's license and a selfie.
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Elon Musk dares authorities to arrest him after reopening Tesla factory

Elon Musk reopened his Fremont factory, despite California's stay-at-home orders. Officials declared car manufacturing non-essential and said employees cannot work.
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Let this daredevil drone take you on a tour of the Mercedes-Benz Museum

Enjoy the unique view of the museum’s amazing collection of automobiles, as well as the stunning design of the award-winning structure in which they’re housed.
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Tesla delays the $200,000, 250-mph Roadster until late 2021 at the earliest

Tesla planned to introduce the 250-mph, $200,000 Roadster in 2020. Its launch has now been delayed until 2022 at the earliest, according to CEO Elon Musk.

Waymo puts its self-driving cars back on Arizona roads as lockdown is eased

As Arizona plans to gradually ease its lockdown rules, Waymo is planning to return its self-driving cars to the streets of Phoenix on Monday, May 11.
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Can Amazon Alexa hear you over the Lamborghini Huracán Evo’s 610-hp V10?

Lamborghini packed Amazon Alexa compatibility and a 610-hp, 5.2-liter V10 engine into its Huracan Evo Rear-Wheel Drive Spyder. It's smart and extremely quick.
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Tesla reportedly planning to restart U.S. car plant amid lockdown

Tesla is reportedly planning to restart production at its only U.S. auto plant despite an ongoing shelter-in-place order that means it should stay closed.
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Elon Musk wants to add videoconferencing to Tesla cars

There's a camera in the rearview mirror of Tesla Model 3 cars, and CEO Elon Musk says a possible new feature could use it for videoconference while you drive.