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Tesla CEO Tweets New News

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says improvements to Model S (and Model X) autopilot technology will include autosteer and autopark. Also, the cars will be able to learn.

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After a hard-fought battle, a consortium consisting of Audi AG, BMW Group, and Daimler AG have partnered to take over the Here digital mapping service from Nokia.

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Hitchbot, the hitchhiking robot, won't be arriving in San Francisco as planned at the end of its cross-country journey. The machine was vandalized and destroyed in Philadelphia just a couple weeks after beginning the trip.

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NHTSA is investigating Harman Kardon, which supplies Uconnect to FCA, to see if Harman Kardon's other infotainment systems are also vulnerable to hacking.

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Apple and BMW may eventually have more in common than just some features in your car's infotainment system. Sources for both Reuters and Manager Magazin understand that the two companies have had "exploratory talks."

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Apple CarPlay, Android Auto Available Now In Showrooms

As Volkswagen seeks to regain footing in the United States, the company launches advanced driver-assist and connectivity features to most of its lineup of cars.

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A hundred BMW i3 owners in California are receiving $1,000 to take part in a pilot program to delay charging their EVs during peak hours. At the end of the 18-month test, even more money could be on the way to them.

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Volkswagen announces new driver assistance and safety technology features coming to its entire 2016 lineup. VW offerings will also get an upgraded infotainment system.

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In a move to maker pedestrians safer, NHTSA finally intends to release its rules governing the sound from EVs and hybrids in November. They don't go into effect until 2018, though.

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4x4 Dyno Allows For Year-Round Extreme Weather Testing

The FCA Tech Center's new 4x4 dyno allows engineers to perform year-round extreme weather testing.

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A "white-hat" hacker has demonstrated a way of taking control of GM vehicles compatible with OnStar's RemoteLink app.

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In an impressive and colorful stunt, Lexus and Will.i.am make music on a runway by precisely driving through some laser beams.

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Multiple high-profile car hacks this year suggest that vehicles aren't entirely secure from software vulnerabilities. Experts say that future problems are inevitable.

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Audi is bringing a concept to the Frankfurt motor show with a new type of organic LED taillights.

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Auto Express reports that the coming Audi RS4 could get one electric and one conventional turbocharger instead of two conventional turbos.

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General Motors shows off its Front Pedestrian Braking system, a low-cost driver aid to be introduced on the redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Malibu.

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Daimler believes that it's close to getting permission to begin testing semi-autonomous big rigs on the roads there very soon.

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FCA US is recalling 1.4 million vehicles in the US to send the owners a software upgrade to prevent potential hacks. The issue stems from the weakness recently discovered in the Uconnect system in a Jeep Cherokee.

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Bosch and TomTom are partnering to create improved autonomous vehicle tech. They want to have all of the freeways in Germany ready for driverless cars by the end of 2015 with high-definition maps.

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The ninth-generation Honda Accord gets a thorough refresh for 2016. The sedan packs upgraded styling and a ton of new tech, including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

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Florida Official Says State Is Courting Autonomous Tech Companies

Since NASA's space-shuttle program ended four years ago, many of the hangars and buildings on the sprawling Kennedy Space Center launch site have gone unoccupied. Florida officials have a plan to change that.

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