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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
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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
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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.
Check Out the Sleek 'Vision Mercedes Maybach 6' Concept EV
Mercedes Benz

Check Out the Sleek 'Vision Mercedes Maybach 6' Concept EV

Mercedes teased 'body sensor displays' that will sense whether you're hot, cold or tense, and adjust accordingly.
Tesla Launches Limited 2-Year Lease Program
Tesla

Tesla Launches Limited 2-Year Lease Program

If you want a Tesla Model S or Model X on a two-year lease, you'll have to put up a bigger down payment (and make up your mind by Sept. 12).
Ford Doubling Silicon Valley Workforce in Push Toward Self-Driving Cars
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Ford Doubling Silicon Valley Workforce in Push Toward Self-Driving Cars

The Michigan-based automaker announced plans to accelerate its development of self-driving cars, as it races to keep up with its traditional competitors and technology companies alike.
Phil LeBeau
Audi to Add Traffic Light Countdown Clocks to Cars
Audi

Audi to Add Traffic Light Countdown Clocks to Cars

When you roll up to a red light, you'll see a countdown clock on the dashboard showing how long until it turns green.
China's LeEco to Invest $1.8 Billion in Electric Car Factory
Electric Cars

China's LeEco to Invest $1.8 Billion in Electric Car Factory

Non-automakers and start-ups have rushed to begin making electric vehicles and hybrid vehicles as China's central government liberalizes the industry to promote a switch to electricity as an ultimate replacement for petrol to fuel cars.
'Self-Driving' in Spotlight Again as China Sees First Tesla Autopilot Crash
Tesla

'Self-Driving' in Spotlight Again as China Sees First Tesla Autopilot Crash

Tesla said on Wednesday that one of its cars had crashed in Beijing while in 'autopilot' mode, with the driver contending sales staff sold the function as 'self-driving,' overplaying its actual capabilities.
Online Used-Car Startup Carvana Gets $160 Million in New Funding
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Online Used-Car Startup Carvana Gets $160 Million in New Funding

Carvana, set up in 2013, said it would use the proceeds to support its expansion in the U.S. to more than 20 markets by the end of this year.
The Booze Industry Could Get a $100 Billion Boost from the Rise of Driverless Cars and Car-Sharing
Self-Driving Cars

The Booze Industry Could Get a $100 Billion Boost from the Rise of Driverless Cars and Car-Sharing

Imagine not having to say no to a drink anymore because you have to drive home.
Under Tesla's Wing, SolarCity's Future Remains Uncertain
Tesla

Under Tesla's Wing, SolarCity's Future Remains Uncertain

With a tentative agreement to be purchased by its sister company, Tesla Motors, SolarCity is going all in on a strategy that some analysts say is ahead of its time: pairing solar systems with the automaker's energy-storage batteries.
Tesla Model S Speeding Before Fatal Crash
Tesla

Tesla Model S Speeding Before Fatal Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board also found evidence the driver was using Tesla's Traffic-Aware Cruise Control and Autosteer, and the car was equipped with automatic emergency braking.
Daimler Trucks To Use 3D Printing in Spare Parts Production
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Daimler Trucks To Use 3D Printing in Spare Parts Production

Daimler, the world's largest truck manufacturer, will use three-dimensional printing to produce spare parts, the latest example of how digital technologies are radically reshaping automotive manufacturing and its supply chain.