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Self-driving autonomous car

Study reveals only 1 in 6 drivers want fully-autonomous vehicles

Only about 1 in 6 respondents to a new survey from the University of Michigan said they'd be interested in owning a fully-self driving vehicle, and women were even more likely to avoid autonomous cars.

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Consumers are more wary than excited about self-driving cars

Google, Uber and Tesla may be giddy about the prospect of self-driving cars, but U.S. consumers aren't convinced that the technology is safe or that they need it.

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10 cool connected car features

Chevy, Ford, Hyundai increasingly offer standard connected car features.

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BMW’s vision for a world of connected cars

The conversion of the Internet of Things with the automotive industry will create world of cars that integrate with a connected home, drive themselves and are at your beck and call. This is the future, as outlined by BMW.

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The future of auto safety is seat belts, airbags and network technology

Technology is being developed that would create a world of connected cars communicating with one another to help reduce the 5.6 million car accidents on U.S. roads each year. But just how to enable vehicle to vehicle (V2V)...

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BMW will finally integrate CarPlay later this year

BMW X5 M and X6 M models to come with CarPlay support by the end of 2016.

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Google gives I/O attendees a close-up of driverless car (but no rides)

In the middle of its annual developer conference, Google let attendees get a closer-than-usual look at the company's autonomous car.

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Uber to test self-driving cars in Pittsburgh

Uber will begin real-world tests of self-driving car technology in the coming weeks, putting a custom Ford Fusion onto the streets of Pittsburgh.

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Behind the scenes at Google I/O 2016

These 13 images provide an inside look at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, Calif., the site of Google's 2016 I/O developer conference, as well as some other quirky scenery at I/O.

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ARM acquires Apical to add eyes to IoT

With its latest acquisition, chip designer ARM wants to give eyes to the next generation of connected objects.

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Nissan charges after Tesla with home battery system

Nissan and power management company Eaton Electrical have joined forces to create new residential energy storage unit designed to rival Tesla's Powerwall home battery as the most affordable on the market.

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Nikola Motor Co. to release 2,000HP hybrid semitrailer truck

An all-electric vehicle maker from Salt Lake City plans to release the first working prototypes of a 2,000HP hybrid electric semitrailer truck later this year, as well as a 520HP all-electric 4x4 utility vehicle (UTV).

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Lyft and GM will put self-driving taxis on the road within a year

The self-driving taxi revolution could soon be at hand as Lyft and GM prepare to test driverless cars on public roads.

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New generator can halve cost of hydrogen used to power buildings, cars

Start-up H2 Energy Renaissance unveiled a hydrogen generator that can make hydrogen gas for $1 or less per kilogram and used by fuel cells to produce electricity.

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Google and Fiat Chrysler near deal on self-driving vehicles

After being in talks for months, Fiat Chrysler is said to be in the final stages of finalizing a partnership with Google's Alphabet self-driving car development division.

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Nvidia GPU-powered autonomous car teaches itself to see and steer

Nvidia’s breakthrough is the autonomous vehicle automatically taught itself to drive by watching how a human drove.

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Elon Musk says Tesla’s next-gen Model 4 will be affordable for everyone

Speaking at the Future Transport Solutions conference in Oslo, Norway, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said the upcoming Model 3 will be affordable for about half the population, but the vehicle after that will be affordable for virtually...

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Google, carmakers join forces to speed self-driving car adoption

Google's Alphabet company has formed a lobbying group with Ford, Volvo and other carmakers to press the U.S. government on regulations to help move the self-driving car industry to market.

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