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Volkswagen Modified a Beetle to Get Porsche-Like Speed
Volkswagen

Volkswagen Modified a Beetle to Get Porsche-Like Speed

A highly modified Beetle LSR reached 205mph.
GM Sets Bolt Electric Car Price at $37,495
General Motors

GM Sets Bolt Electric Car Price at $37,495

The Bolt will have a driving range of 238 miles on a full charge, substantially more than any currently available electric vehicle at a similar price.
U.S. May Seek Power to Pre-Approve Self-Driving Car Technology
Self-Driving Cars

U.S. May Seek Power to Pre-Approve Self-Driving Car Technology

The government currently allows automakers to self-certify that vehicles comply with safety standards.
Uber Eyes Facility in Detroit
Uber

Uber Eyes Facility in Detroit

Uber is now 'working with the state' on regulatory issues, according to an exec.
Lyft: Say Goodbye to Private Car Ownership by 2025
Lyft

Lyft: Say Goodbye to Private Car Ownership by 2025

John Zimmer sees ridesharing as 'the ultimate subscription service.'
I Drove Around Pittsburgh in a Self-Driving Uber
Uber

I Drove Around Pittsburgh in a Self-Driving Uber

What's surprising about riding in an autonomous car is how boring it can be.
Tesla's Musk Says New Autopilot Likely Would Have Prevented Death
Tesla

Tesla's Musk Says New Autopilot Likely Would Have Prevented Death

The update will be available within a week or two through an 'over-the-air' software update.
5 Things Every Innovator Needs to Know About America's Greatest Auto Pioneer
Make More Happen

5 Things Every Innovator Needs to Know About America's Greatest Auto Pioneer

Henry Ford didn't invent the assembly line, but he innovated on it so well he became known for it.
Carolyn Sun
3 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Capitalize on the new 'Amazon Vehicles'
Amazon

3 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Capitalize on the new 'Amazon Vehicles'

Amazon's hub for all things automotive may be just the business opportunity you're looking for.
Thomas Smale
Truck Carrying Takata Air Bag Inflators Explodes in U.S., Killing One
Trucks

Truck Carrying Takata Air Bag Inflators Explodes in U.S., Killing One

Local media reports said the driver of the truck was a 20-year-old man who, along with a passenger, were able to escape from the truck before it exploded.
First Driverless Taxi Hits the Streets of Singapore
Taxi

First Driverless Taxi Hits the Streets of Singapore

Developer nuTonomy invited a select group of people to download their app and ride for free in its 'robo-taxi.'
Uber to Let Londoners Book Journeys Weeks in Advance
Uber

Uber to Let Londoners Book Journeys Weeks in Advance

Uber users in London will be able to book journeys from 15 minutes to 30 days before they travel.
These Companies Are Building an Autonomous Car Platform
Cars

These Companies Are Building an Autonomous Car Platform

Carmakers can add the Central Sensing Localization and Planning (CSLP) platform to vehicles as early as 2019.
This Car Company Is Adopting Silicon Valley Tactics to Counter New Rivals
daimler

This Car Company Is Adopting Silicon Valley Tactics to Counter New Rivals

Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler is embracing Silicon Valley management techniques in a drive to speed up decision-making, empower staff and fend off new rivals.