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Nuro Raises Close to $1 Billion from the SoftBank Vision Fund to Transform Local Commerce Through Self-Driving

Nuro Raises Close to $1 Billion from the SoftBank Vision Fund to Transform Local Commerce Through Self-Driving

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 11, 2019 -- Nuro, the robotics company transforming local commerce, today announced that it has raised $940 million in financing from the SoftBank Vision Fund. ... Continue reading

2018 BMW 640i GT xDrive Review By John Heilig

2018 BMW 640i GT xDrive Review By John Heilig

Handling is excellent for a large car, aided by the M Sport Dynamic Handling Package that adds integral active steering, adaptive drive, active roll stabilization and dynamic danger control. There are times when you can be lumbering along peacefully and suddenly the road bends. The car realizes this faster than you do ... Continue reading

2019 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW'S FIRST LOOK FOR CHARITY RAISES MORE THAN $2.8 MILLION FOR 18 AREA NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

2019 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW'S FIRST LOOK FOR CHARITY RAISES MORE THAN $2.8 MILLION FOR 18 AREA NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

CHICAGO (Feb. 11, 2019) - The Chicago Auto Show's 28th annual First Look for Charity black-tie gala raised more than $2.8 million for 18 local nonprofit organizations, boosting the total to more than $53 million since its inception. ... Continue reading

2020 Toyota Tacoma with Host of New Upgrades

2020 Toyota Tacoma with Host of New Upgrades

•Electronically Power Adjustable Driver Seat Added to Most Grades •Upgraded Multimedia with Android Auto, Apple Carplay, Amazon Alexa Compatibility, Available 8” Touchscreen •New Grille and Wheel Designs on Most Grades •TRD Pro Features Unique Sequential LED Headlight, New Wheel, Standard Panoramic View Monit ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Touareg Wins German Design Award Gold

Volkswagen Touareg Wins German Design Award Gold

The Volkswagen Touareg won the top gold award in the “Passenger Vehicles” category at the German Design Awards. The prestigious prize was accepted by Klaus Bischoff, Head of Volkswagen Design, at the award ceremony in Frankfurt am Main. ... Continue reading

2019 Chicago Auto Show Wrap-up From The Auto Channel's Larry Nutson

2019 Chicago Auto Show Wrap-up From The Auto Channel's Larry Nutson

Chicago Auto Show : North America’s Largest By Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel It's early February and that means it's time for the Chicago Auto Show. North America's Largest Auto Show just held media previews and the show is now open to the public. ... Continue reading

Braking News: Van Drivers Risking Accidents Because Of Heavy Loads

Braking News: Van Drivers Risking Accidents Because Of Heavy Loads

The majority of van drivers carry up to half a tonne of equipment on a daily basis* which can increase braking distances by up to 36% - equal to an extra five meters to stop at 60mph – as revealed in exclusive tests carried out by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles**. The brand conducted a series of brake tests at the MI ... Continue reading

2019 Jeep Cherokee Capable and Authentic - Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO - It's E15 Approved!

2019 Jeep Cherokee Capable and Authentic - Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO - It's E15 Approved!

Everything is new from the A-pillar forward. The hood is now lightweight aluminum, with its leading edge a bit higher flowing into the 7-slot Jeep grille. Flanking the grille are new Bi-LED projector headlamps and daytime running lights (DRL) that are both brighter and nicely styled. ... Continue reading

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