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As Tesla struggled in 2013, the company was so close to being gobbled up by Google that Elon Musk and Larry Page shook on a preliminary deal.

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The Chevrolet FNR concept imagines the future of motoring with a sleek, autonomous driving capsule at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show. Its neatest trick is the dragonfly-door design that open to add some sharper edges to the look.

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BMW's upcoming all-new 7 Series will be packed with the latest technologies, from gesture control and remote-control parking to carbon-fiber construction.

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The chief engineer of the Toyota Mirai doesn't think that there's a future in fast-charging EVs because they put too much strain on the electrical grid and have a short range. Unsurprisingly, he thinks the future is in hydrogen.

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Meet The Velocepide With A Cage

The Babel Bike claims to be the safest bicycle in the world. Riders are protected by a safety cage and foot guards. Plus at the rear, there are brake lights and turn signals.

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The Navy could be planning to transition to a sci-fi future, after the Secretary of the Navy said the F-35's replacement could be a drone.

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Hyundai has a patent for a way to disable smartphone features, like calls and texting, by using specific software and antennas inside the vehicle. It can even limit these restrictions simple to the area around the driver's seat.

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Ferrari has introduced a wildly innovative new sales tool, allowing customers, with the help of augmented reality, to view their ideal car right in the showroom.

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Translogic Heads To Georgia Tech For A Demo Of Ford's Remote Parking and Parking Spotter Programs

Translogic visits Georgia Tech for a glimpse at the future of parking. First, we demo Ford's remote parking program by driving a golf cart around campus from the comfort of an off-site lab; think of remote parking as a virtual valet. Then we see how Ford's "parking spotter" works, a crowd-sourced way of finding an open space.

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A recent study finds that 84 percent of Americans still use the AM/FM radio in their car, and 67 percent listen to it as their main form of audio while behind the wheel.

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With the consumer good's industry getting increasingly competitive, Japan's well known consumer brands like Sony are putting a bigger emphasis on supplying parts to automakers for the chance of higher profit margins.

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Mini is showing Augmented Vision at the Shanghai Motor Show. The bizarre looking augmented reality goggles allows a driver see through the car's doors and pillars while driving and project a constant HUD on the world.

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Nissan is helping uncover hidden worlds at the bottom of the ocean by teaming up with Japan's underwater exploration agency and putting its Around View Monitor system on rovers crawling the seabed.

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Ford has filed a patent for an 11-speed automatic transmission and has outlined three ways of making it work.

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Uber is showing that the ride service can make the roads safer with Uber Safe in Canada. A sidewalk breathalyzer offers free shuttles to those who are too drunk to drive.

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A newly released study from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute finds that around 10 percent of people riding in an autonomous car might experience motion sickness, if they aren't paying attention to the road.

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Ballard Powers World's First Hydrogen Tram

Stanford's aluminum-ion battery is flexible, fireproof and inexpensive. The EPA bluffed by asking for five percent fuel economy hike for trucks. The world's first hydrogen-powered tram is powered by a Ballard fuel cell.

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Toyota introduces an updated Auris hatchback for its domestic market in Japan, packing a new 1.2-liter turbocharged direct-injection engine that promises to optimize both output and efficiency.

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Substantial Growth Expected For V2G

Eric Branstad confronts Ted Cruz over positions on Renewable Fuel Standard. Significant V2G growth is predicted over the next few years. BASF is suing over nickel-cobalt manganese patents, which could impact the future of EVs.

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Tesla's Kurt Kelty To Battery Partners: 'I Need To Know You're On board'

Tesla executive Kurt Kelty gives a speech in Japan asking battery suppliers to take more risks to increase production. Tesla needs more batteries in order to make more cars and drive the price of batteries down.

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Toyota unveils its Toyota Safety System and Lexus Safety System+, both centered around autonomous-braking capability, aimed at bringing advanced driver safety and convenience features way down in price.

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