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Inside Google’s Quest To Popularize Self-Driving Cars

Every morning, at about 8 a.m., Anthony Levandowski walks out of his house in Berkeley and folds his six-foot-six-inch frame into the driver’s seat of his white Lexus. Levandowski is embarking on his daily commute to work. It...
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FYI: What Happens If I Put Rocket Fuel In My Gas Tank?

If your car is a diesel, it will run. Liquid hydrogen, the fuel that powered the space shuttle’s main engines, could work, says Manuel Martinez-Sanchez, an aeronautics and astronautics professor at the Massachusetts Institute...
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How Dealerships Forced Tesla Motors’ Business Model Out Of Texas

Tesla Motors is the car company behind the electric Model S, of which we are fans. But along with cars, the company is also trying to innovative on the business-side, skirting the traditional third-party dealerships that act as...
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In Australian Mines, 50-Foot Robot Trucks Take Dangerous Work From Humans

This Autonomous Hauling System, in use by the British-Australian metals and mining company Rio Tinto Iron Ore, is a series of robotic trucks that load, haul, and dump ore and waste rock at open pit mines. Imagine Google’s...
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Hack Takes Over Your Car’s Steering While You’re Driving

A pair of researchers have demonstrated they’re able to take over the steering and braking of two popular models of cars while someone is driving them, the BBC reported. Cars have incorporated more and more sophisticated ...
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Your Tire Choice Can Help You Save Money at the Gas Pump [SPONSORED ARTICLE]

One easier and less expensive way to maximize your current vehicle’s fuel efficiency is to change your tires. The tire industry innovators at Goodyear created the Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max tire, which offers well-rounded pe...
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Should Automakers Get Out Of The Infotainment Business?

When Apple’s App Store debuted in 2008, automakers saw change a-comin’. Since then, they’ve been scrambling to find ways to integrate apps into dashboards, and many are working hard to build proprietary app en...
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Cadillac’s Big Step Toward Automotive Autopilot

While Google’s prototype self-driving car does a fine job commanding headlines, automakers have been rolling out the features that will ultimately lead to a road-ready autonomous vehicle. Cadillac Super Cruise is an important...
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This Trike Motorcycle Concept Is Like A Big Wheel For Adults

Click here to enter the gallery There’s something about being perched above three massive plastic wheels that imbues ordinary crybaby toddlers with a terrifyingly kick-ass, gelled-hair attitude. Unfortunately, there’...
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