Next-gen A8 to be Audi’s first autonomous car

Published: October 23, 2014

Audi’s next-generation A8, due on the market in 2017, as a 2018 model, will be able to drive itself in certain situations.

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NHTSA expands Takata airbag recall: Here's an updated list of every U.S. car affected - Published: October 23, 2014

Faulty propellant has caused Takata's airbags to rip upon deployment, spraying passengers with shrapnel. That's led to a years-long series of recalls affecting more than 12M vehicles around the world.

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Michigan Gov Snyder signs anti-Tesla bill called 'corrupt politics at its worst' - Published: October 23, 2014

As expected, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder yesterday signed a bill that bans Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly to buyers online in the state.

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Plug-in hybrids are the best competitors to fuel-cell vehicles; Here's why - Published: October 22, 2014

With the imminent unveiling of the Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle, and the Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell already on sale, you can expect to hear a lot more about hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles in the coming months.

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40+ ways that autonomous cars will improve (or ruin) the world - Published: October 22, 2014

Sparks & Honey has compiled a new report entitled "Driving Disrupted: Driverless Cars Change Everything," which attempts to describe the many ups (and several downs) of life in the rapidly approaching autonomous car age.

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Ford recalls some 2015 Mustangs... 53 of them to be exact - Published: October 22, 2014

The 2015 Ford Mustang should be hitting dealer lots all around the country throughout the month of October. Also, it's already been recalled.

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Our top 5 technology faves in the 2015 Ford Edge - Published: October 21, 2014

As Cristina Aquino, Edge Marketing Manager, stated during a recent presentation to the Midwest Automotive Media Association, technology is the No. 1 purchase reason for buying an Edge.

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National Corvette Museum sinkhole repairs to begin in November - Published: October 21, 2014

Work to fill the sinkhole in the museum's Skydome will begin November 10 and is expected to take about nine months to complete at a cost of $3.2 million.

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Delaware vehicle-to-grid test lets electric cars sell power - Published: October 21, 2014

The ability to have large numbers of electric cars store energy and feed it back into electric grids is still many years away, but researchers are studying how it could work in the real world.

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Puzzling new power numbers for Tesla Model S: What's the deal? - Published: October 21, 2014

Last week, while the press and Tesla owners were entranced by the introduction of the dual-motor Tesla Model S P85D with all-wheel drive, Tesla quietly changed the listed horsepower ratings for all three single-motor versions of its Model S electric sport sedan.

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EPA to tighten gas-mileage test rules, audit more ratings from carmakers - Published: October 20, 2014

The EPA plans to audit more of the gas-mileage test data submitted by carmakers, and tighten its rules for that testing, after fuel-economy ratings on almost 20 recent models proved to be too high and had to be reduced.

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