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California could see self-driving cars with ‘remote drivers’ in April

22 hours agoTechnology : Venture Beat

(Reuters) — Self-driving cars that back up their computerized system with a remote human operator instead of a fallback driver at the wheel could be tested on California roads as early as April, the state department of motor vehicles said. Relying on a remote human operator – who could control multiple autonomous vehicles from miles […]

BMW Group Signs Deal to Build Electric Minis in China

BMW Group has signed with Great Wall Motors to produce Mini-branded vehicles in China. This is the German automotive group’s second joint venture in the region and will not affect its current alliance with Brilliance Auto — which builds BMW models specifically equipped to appeal to the Chinese market. Show More Summary

2007 Audi S6 Avant, 2018 Yenko Silverado, 2019 Porsche 911: The Week In Reverse

Specialty Vehicle Engineering unveiled a 2018 Yenko Chevy Silverado; we drove a 2007 Audi S6 Avant; and a photo of the new 2019 Porsche 911 leaked. It's the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. The third-generation Audi S6 Avant wasn't sold in the U.S. market, so it falls into the forbidden fruit category. Our friends at Bridge City...

'Easy Ride' launches Nissan into the self-driving market

Nissan Motor Co is taking its first steps to becoming an operator of autonomous vehicle services, hoping to break into a segment set to be dominated by Uber and other technology firms.        

2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Heads To U.S. Dealers

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) says the first shipment of Eclipse Cross CUVs has arrived in the United States. The vehicle was unveiled in December and will begin making its way to U.S. dealers from Port Hueneme on the West Coast. The Eclipse Cross is Mitsubishi’s second all-new vehicle to hit the U.S. for 2018. The new […]

Chevrolet Bolt wins top 'green car' from Consumer Reports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor Co's Genesis brand topped the annual ranking of new vehicles by influential U.S. magazine Consumer Reports, while General Motors Co's electric Chevrolet Bolt was named top pick for compact green ...

Peugeot's Rifter 4x4 Concept looks like the ultimate camper van

Transcript: Camper van concept for the outdoor fanatic. Peugeot released the Rifter 4x4 Concept ahead of the Geneva Motor Show. With the idea of creating a “multipurpose and effective” vehicle. The Rifter 4x4 Concept includes a 1.5-liter diesel engine with a 6-speed manual making 221 lb-ft of torque. Show More Summary

Lexus To Reveal New Crossover In Geneva

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Lexus will unveil the new UX crossover at the Geneva International Motor Show on March 6th. The all-new compact crossover will be the fifth member of the brand’s portfolio of luxury utility vehicles. Lexus will also showcase the LF-1 Limitless Concept, first revealed at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan in January. The […]

Toyota is trying to make electrified vehicles less dependent on Chinese minerals

Toyota is on its way to electric motors that are cheaper and less vulnerable to materials shortages.

Two New Models Coming to Save GM Korea: Report

  The home of America’s smallest General Motors vehicles is bleeding sales and cash, forcing the automaker into harsh measures in an attempt to save its South Korean operation. Many fear last week’s plant closure announcement is just the beginning of an eventual exodus from the Korean market. Show More Summary

A Quiz: Henry Ford Museum Pops the Hood – What Engine is That?

One of the red-circled events on my calendar every year is the Detroit Autorama, arguably the world’s best custom car and hot rod show. As is fitting for an event in the Motor City, the vehicles competing for the Autorama’s top prize,...Show More Summary

Add Bluetooth, Motors to Your Legos with New Circuit Cubes Sets

With these new kits, you can build a robotic vehicle that you control and program from your phone.

The surprising source of much U.S. air pollution

5 days agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Certain everyday household products emit nearly as many harmful compounds as motor vehicles, study finds

This Pocket PC Could Replace Your Desktop

Sometimes it’s the smallest things that can have the most significant impact. A tiny chip can support everything from high-quality radio and video connections to powering enormous motors and vehicles. So it's not surprising that ourShow More Summary

Mercedes says first EQ electric car will debut in Geneva

Mercedes-Benz will unveil the first electric car from its recently established EQ sub-brand for electrified models at next month's 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. The identity of the vehicle hasn't been revealed but there's a good chance it's the EQC we've been spying as a prototype for the past couple of months. The EQC (name yet to be...

Thieves Targeting Unoccupied Vehicles With Engines Running In Uptown And On North Side

Please, neighbors, use your street smarts and don't leave your car running unless you are sitting in the driver's seat. "Community Alert -- Motor Vehicle Thefts19th District (Town Hall) About the Crime: This alert gives notice of recent Motor Vehicle Thefts that have occurred in the 19th District. Show More Summary

John Cena Ready to Take Ford to the Mat Over Supercar Contract

Late last year, Ford Motor Company decided to sue professional wrestler and actor John Cena after he decided to sell his GT supercar. Hoping to keep ownership of the vehicle exclusive, the automaker included a clause in the ownership contract that expressly forbade anyone from selling it within two years of taking delivery. Show More Summary

Consumer and industrial products now a dominant urban air pollution source

Chemical products that contain compounds refined from petroleum, like household cleaners, pesticides, paints and perfumes, now rival motor vehicle emissions as the top source of urban air pollution, according to a surprising NOAA-led study.

The Mercedes-Maybach S-Class gets even classier

The 2019 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class will debut at the Geneva Motor show. The grille, paint options and wheels have changed but Ooher than cosmetic enhancements the Mercedes-Maybach is unchanged. The vehicle goes on sale in summer 2018Show More Summary

Traffic deaths edge lower, but 2017 stats paint worrisome picture

The National Safety Council estimates there were 40,100 motor vehicle deaths last year, down 1 percent from the prior year.

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