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And Then Both Of Them To Gas Vehicles

UMTRI's paper weighs the merits of BEVs and FCEVs, and compares them to gasoline-powered cars.

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IIHS Says Automated Braking Reduces Rear-End Crashes By 40 Percent

Collision-avoidance technology can significantly reduce car crashes. Researchers at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety have found automated emergency braking systems reduce rear-end crashes by 40 percent.

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University Of Michigan Study Finds Declines Across All Ages

A rising percentage of Americans are skipping the time-honored tradition of obtaining and holding a driver's license. Researchers from the University of Michigan found a decrease in the proportion of US citizens who hold licenses between 2011 and 2014.

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The latest financial research shows that auto leasing is on the rise, and buyers continue to take out longer, more expensive loans.

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Teens think that they are safe drivers, but a new study shows that they often engage in dangerous behaviors like speeding and road rage.

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Big auto incentives on Black Friday could push November sales into record numbers according to some industry analysts.

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Mobility Soars, But What Are The Long-Term Effects?

Prepare to share the highways with an ever-growing number of new road users. Americans both young and old who previously didn't have access to road transportation will soon capitalize on new ride-sharing services and mobility options, according to a new report from consulting firm KPMG.

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Updated Study From Union Of Concerned Scientists Put The Numbers In Order

The Union Of Concerned Scientists takes an updated look at the US electric grid and EV manufacturing to show that EVs are almost always cleaner.

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J.D. Power's latest North America Rental Car Satisfaction Study finds that enthusiasm among Millennials boosts the ratings of the whole industry. Enterprise grabs the title as the best company for the second year in a row.

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Michigan Researchers Find Autonomobiles Are Involved In More Frequent Crashes, Might Still Be Safer

Self-driving cars might be more accident prone than their conventional counterparts, but that's not necessarily their fault.

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A research team from Harvard and MIT estimates that in America alone, the additional emissions from VW's 2.0-liter TDIs caused 60 premature deaths.

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Kelley Blue Book says auction prices for Volkswagen diesels on its site have gone down 16 percent since the emissions scandal broke.

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Cognitive Distractions Can Last As Long As 27 Seconds After A Task

Hands-free features in new cars can be just as distracting as handheld ones, and the potential problems vary by automaker.

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Teens Need Guidance Beyond Parents While Learning To Drive

The number of teen drivers involved in fatal crashes has been halved over the past decade, but traffic collisions still remain the top cause of death for teenagers.

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Lower income, less-educated individuals are more likely to die in a car crash than ever, despite a dramatic drop in overall traffic deaths.

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BMW, Peugeot Models Also Notable For Mileage Gap

Mercedes-Benz is the most common practitioner of fuel-economy overstatements, according to report.

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With Marijuana's Rise, More States Find Firm Answers Are Hard to Come By

As more states consider rescinding bans on recreational marijuana use, lawmakers, police officers and transportation officials are urging each other to prepare for an increase in drugged drivers. Exactly how should they brace for a siege of stoned drivers? No one is quite sure.

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Test Shows Autonomous Parking Systems Perform Better Than Humans

Drivers are steering clear of autonomous parking systems, even as new research shows cars are more adept at parallel parking than humans.

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The Pontiac Aztek is getting a boost in popularity among Millennial buyers. The generation also likes the Dodge Magnum and Chrysler Pacifica, and performance vehicles like the Subaru WRX are in demand, too.

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Motorists Praise Own Driving Habits, Often Critical Of Their Family

More than 85 percent of drivers consider themselves fairly good or very good drivers, according to the results of a new survey. But they're far less likely to extend such praise in assessing the performance of family members.

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IIHS: Automated Enforcement Deters Lead Foots

According to a new report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, speed cameras can dramatically reduce the number of traffic deaths and fatalities.

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