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New Tesla self-driving software could reduce driver interventions by one third

Tesla has updated its Full Self-Driving software beta and has made improvements that Elon Musk says could reduce driver interventions by as much as one third.

2021 Tesla Cybertruck vs. 2021 Ford F-150

Tesla's head-turning Cybertruck and Ford's hot-selling F-150 overlap in several key areas, but they're completely different trucks built for different purposes.
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This self-driving racing car could have done with a driver

An autonomous racing car got off to a terrible start in a recent contest when it veered off the track from a standing start and drove straight into a wall.
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Volcon Grunt is an electric off-road motorcycle you can ride underwater

Texas-based Volcon plans to release several electric off-roaders, including a motorcycle named Grunt that has a foot of ground clearance and 100 miles of range.
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2022 GMC Hummer EV packs a 1,000-horsepower electric punch

The 2022 GMC Hummer EV electric pickup truck is Hummer's 1,000-horsepower revenge. Now part of the GMC lineup, Hummer is back after a decade in hibernation.
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Ford reveals the vehicle destined for its autonomous-car services

Ford has unveiled its fourth-generation autonomous test vehicle as it moves toward the launch of commercial services using the technology.
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GM Cruise given nod to test fully driverless cars in San Francisco

General Motors’ autonomous vehicle unit, Cruise, will start testing fully driverless cars on the streets of San Francisco before the end of 2020.
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You’ve never seen a Rolls-Royce drive quite like this

Watch Rolls-Royce's first SUV take a wild ride on the sand dunes of the United Arab Emirates.
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Tesla’s Full Self-Driving beta lands for select drivers next week

Tesla boss Elon Musk has given a date for what will initially be a limited rollout of its Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta for its electric vehicles.
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Check out Amazon’s newly unveiled electric delivery truck

Amazon has taken delivery of its new electric delivery truck, though it's not quite ready to help out with next week's Prime Day shopping frenzy.
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Waymo opens its fully driverless robotaxi service to more riders

The robotaxi service operated by Waymo will be made more widely available, allowing a greater number of people to try the driverless ridesharing experience.
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2021 Volkswagen ID.4 electric car prototype drive: A crowd-pleaser

The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 is VW's attempt to finally bring electric cars to the masses. So what's it like to drive? We took a spin around the block to find out.
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Amazon devices event 2020: Everything announced

Amazon held a virtual hardware event to take the place of its usual fall product showcase. Here's everything Amazon announced at the event.
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California will ban the sale of new gas-powered cars by 2035

By 2035, all new vehicles sold in California must be zero-emission, according to a new executive order Gov. Gavin Newsom signed on Wednesday.
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2021 Volkswagen ID.4 aims to (finally) bring electric cars to the masses

The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 isn't just another new EV built to score brownie points with environmentalists. It's a mass-market vehicle targeting gasoline models.
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Tesla Battery Day: Model S Plaid, Autopilot updates, and all the big news

At Tesla Battery Day and a shareholder meeting, CEO Elon Musk unveiled a new Model S Plaid, updates to electric battery tech and more. Here are the highlights.
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Tesla unveils $140,000 Model S Plaid that can go from 0 to 60 in under 2 seconds

Tesla announced a new Model S Plaid car Tuesday that can go from 0 to 60 mph in under 2 seconds and has a range of more than 520 miles.
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Tesla unveils ‘truly revolutionary’ new battery

CEO Elon Musk said Tesla has begun production of a new storage cell at a pilot factory.
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Watch Tesla’s new Model S Plaid hit 147 mph at Laguna Seca Raceway

Tesla has posted a couple of videos showing its new Model S Plaid car humming around the Laguna Seca Raceway at high speed.
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Tesla will make a $25,000 electric car within 3 years, Musk says

Tesla will sell an affordable electric car for $25,000 within the next three years, CEO Elon Musk announced Tuesday.
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Elon Musk says ‘profound’ Autopilot update will roll out to Teslas soon

During Battery Day, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the cars' Autopilot feature will get a "profound" update.
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Tesla Battery Day is finally happening. Here’s how to watch

Tesla's Battery Day will finally push through on September 22, right after the company's annual shareholder meeting, with a livestream that anybody can watch.
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What to expect from Amazon’s September 2020 event

Amazon's fall hardware event is often the source of new product announcements and updates. Digital Trends will cover all news surrounding the event here.
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Canadian cop chased a Tesla Model S that appeared to have no one in it

Highway police in Canada chased a Tesla Model S going 150 kmh (93 mph), with the vehicle at first appearing to be empty.
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New self-driving car algorithm keeps you safe by constantly predicting doom

New autonomous vehicle algorithm constantly predicts every scenario it could face. And then figures out how to get out of them without hurting anyone.
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The Hummer EV is getting a ‘Crab Mode’ to drive diagonally

General Motors has set an October 20 unveiling for the GMC Hummer EV, which will come with a feature named Crab Mode that will allow it to move diagonally.
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2021 Toyota Prius vs. 2021 Toyota Prius Prime

Toyota's Prius deserves credit for democratizing hybrid technology around the world. Two variants named Prius and Prius Prime, respectively, are available.
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Lockdown couldn’t keep Waymo from testing self-driving cars … in a fake city

Waymo uses a 113-acre closed-course testing facility to develop its self-driving cars. Called Castle, the facility became even more valuable during lockdown.
Lucid Air

Grounded for years, the Lucid Air electric car is finally ready to fly

Several companies have promised electric cars to take on Tesla, but the 517-mile, tech-heavy Lucid Air luxury sedan might be the most serious contender so far.
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Ford’s electric 1,502-hp Mustang dragster burns tires, not race fuel

Ford argued a Mustang doesn't need a V8 or a turbo four under its long hood by building an electric dragster. It's a zero-emissions, 1,400-horsepower monster.
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Japanese startup reveals videos of flying car’s first manned test flight

Japan-based SkyDrive has completed the first manned test flight for its SD-03 flying car, which was designed to be the world's smallest electric VTOL vehicle.
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Russian hacker tried to bribe Tesla employee, Elon Musk confirms

Tesla's Nevada factory was the target of a Russian based ransomware attack.
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Watch Ford and Bosch demonstrate automated valet parking system

Ford has teamed up with Bosch for what it describes as "the first U.S. infrastructure-based solution for automated valet parking" inside a parking garage.
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Lyft won’t shut down operations in California tonight after all

The app will still be running thanks to a last-minute court decision.