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Dream or Nightmare? Terrifying Transit Future Clarified During 8-hour Snooze

Dream or Nightmare? Terrifying Transit Future Clarified During 8-hour Snooze

By Martha Hindes, Does one ever dream about cars? Here's the ... Continue reading

Additional 500 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Minivans to Waymo's (Nee Google) Self-driving Program

Additional 500 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Minivans to Waymo's (Nee Google) Self-driving Program

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 25, 2017 -- FCA US LLC announced today that Waymo will add 500 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans to expand its self-driving program. FCA previously delivered 100 minivans, modified for self-driving, to Waymo during the second half of 2016. ... Continue reading

J.D. POWER 2017 TECH CHOICE STUDY

J.D. POWER 2017 TECH CHOICE STUDY

J.D. POWER 2017 TECH CHOICE STUDY ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 CHEVROLET VOLT REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 CHEVROLET VOLT REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 CHEVROLET VOLT REVIEW ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Makes Customers' Lives Easier with Google Home and Amazon Alexa

Mercedes-Benz Makes Customers' Lives Easier with Google Home and Amazon Alexa

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 21, 2017 -- Today, customers will be able to use both Google Assistant on Google Home and Amazon Alexa with all 2016 and 2017 Mercedes-Benz models in the United States. Customers are increasingly benefiting from seamless and intelligent interactions between Internet of Things (IoT) devices conn ... Continue reading

Auto Lab Radio Talk LIVE From New York Saturday April 15, 2017 7-9AM

Auto Lab Radio Talk LIVE From New York Saturday April 15, 2017 7-9AM

The Auto Lab Radio Show is Broadcast every Saturday 7 to 9 AM On New York City's WNYM Radio AM 970 and Streamed Worldwide On The Auto Channel This Weeks Show Broadcast Date: April 15, 2017 Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio c ... Continue reading

2017 Hyundai Ioniq and Hybrid Review By Thom Cannell

2017 Hyundai Ioniq and Hybrid Review By Thom Cannell

Are you a Millennial? If so, Hyundai has three Ioniq-branded, technologically advanced electrified vehicles designed for an age category predicted to be primary buyers in 2020. That’s just two and a half years from today. ... Continue reading

Auto Lab Radio Talk LIVE From New York Saturday April 8, 2017 7-9AM

Auto Lab Radio Talk LIVE From New York Saturday April 8, 2017 7-9AM

Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok. Each week a cadre of experienced hands-on automotive experts are in-studio with advice for the New York area's 12 million people, providing l ... Continue reading

otonomo Announces $25 Million Strategic Investment To Expand the World’s First Connected Car Services Platform

otonomo Announces $25 Million Strategic Investment To Expand the World’s First Connected Car Services Platform

otonomo’s Cloud-Based Platform Bridges the Gap Between Car Manufacturers and New Services, Enabling A Seamless Data Exchange Tel Aviv, Israel (April 07, 2017) otonomo, the first data exchange platform and marketplace for the automotive industry, announced today the closing of $25 million series B financing led by Del ... Continue reading

Silicon Valley On Its Way To Disrupt The Auto Industry and The Historic Need For Traditional Car Companies

Silicon Valley On Its Way To Disrupt The Auto Industry and The Historic Need For Traditional Car Companies

After this past weeks onslaught of self-serving ulterior motivated Silicon Valley originated and paid for propaganda about the autonomous car at CES (Consumer Electronics Show), and the rolling stone momentum pushed along by the digital claque, including sycophants in the press (c/net,Hey Car Industry Open Your Eyes, T ... Continue reading

DENSO's MDrive car share study reveals promise for electric car sharing

DENSO's MDrive car share study reveals promise for electric car sharing

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 5, 2017 -- Electric vehicle car sharing could be the future of transportation for some: today, DENSO International America, Inc., a global automotive supplier, announced the results of MDrive, the first study to focus on car sharing for people who live, work or frequent one location. In partner ... Continue reading

2017 New York Auto Show to Showcase Disruptive Emerging Technology Companies

2017 New York Auto Show to Showcase Disruptive Emerging Technology Companies

NEW YORK, April 5, 2017 -- In addition to the more than 40 world and North American vehicle debuts expected at the 2017 New York International Auto Show, several high profile mobility and transportation events are taking place during Press Days, April 12 & 13. The events kick-off with the Empire State of Mobility Confe ... Continue reading

Bosch and Daimler join forces to work on fully automated, driverless system

Bosch and Daimler join forces to work on fully automated, driverless system

STUTTGART, Germany and SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 4, 2017 -- Bosch and Daimler are joining forces to advance the development of fully automated and driverless driving. The two companies have entered into a development agreement to bring fully automated (SAE Level 4) and driverless (SAE Level 5) driving to urban roads by ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest March 27-April 2, 2017; China Cars, AHOF, New VW TDI For Sale, R-R Rocks, New Jag XK-E-xpensive, Recalls Of Course, Self Driving Cars Scare

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest March 27-April 2, 2017; China Cars, AHOF, New VW TDI For Sale, R-R Rocks, New Jag XK-E-xpensive, Recalls Of Course, Self Driving Cars Scare

* A new survey of American drivers by AAA reveals that the majority of respondents - 78% - say they would “be afraid” to ride in a fully self-driving car and about half - 54% - say they would “feel less safe” sharing the road with such vehicles. Most, though, say they like the autonomous features in many cars t ... Continue reading

April 1 Release: Car Horn Emojis Mark Next Step in Honda Advanced In-Vehicle Technology

April 1 Release: Car Horn Emojis Mark Next Step in Honda Advanced In-Vehicle Technology

TORRANCE, Calif., March 31, 2017 -- Honda has announced a major update to the conventional vehicle horn with the introduction of Honda Horn Emojis, an integrated vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-human communications system for the modern driver (https://youtu.be/B1qmmf6cYow). Offered as standard technology on the all- ... Continue reading

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