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Elon Musk says 16-person cars will depart every 30 seconds

The Boring Company's loop connection could deliver passengers between Chicago and the O'Hare Airport in just 12 minutes.

Real-world application of futuristic pod travel?

The bids are supposed to be for high-speed rail, but The Boring Company isn't necessarily excluded.

The Chicago Police Department released a statement last week warning drivers to be on the lookout for cell-phone thieves snatching phones out of cars stuck in heavy traffic.

A Chicago area German shepherd was saved from certain death in a hot car by an unlikely good Samaritan–a smash and grab thief.

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The car-sharing company is looking into a cheaper option for those quick errands.

Want a Zipcar for just a few miles? It's possible in some test markets in the US.

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Reverend Catherine Brown is suing the Chicago Police Department over a 2013 traffic stop where she says she was the victim of excessive force.

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VW dealer Napleton Automotive is taking legal action.

Chicagoland Volkswagen dealer owner sues automaker because of the effects of the diesel-emissions scandal.

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Chicago, DC, Boston will be first to get Express Drive rental program.

General Motors and Lyft will launch Express Drive in April specifically targeted for ride-hailing drivers who need vehicles.

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One Big Florida City Will Consider Getting Rid Of Cameras In Wake Of Findings

In the same week a federal jury convicted a Chicago transportation official of taking bribes from a leading red-light camera company, city council members in another American city said they felt duped by promises of improved safety.

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Maintenance Logs: 80 Percent Of Department's Dashcams Don't Record Audio

After waiting several months, the Chicago police officer who shot and killed Laquan McDonald finally had a broken dashcam in his squad car repaired on June 17, 2014. A day later, it was reported broken again.

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A Chicago Uber driver ended a gunman's rampage last Friday when he pulled out his own handgun and shot the shooter.

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Uber is working with BYD to lease the automaker's E6 five-door hatchback EV to the ridesharing drivers in Chicago, as part of the pilot program. The test already includes about 25 drivers and could grow to around 200.

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Company Secured $3 Million in Federal Contracts

350Green executives are charged with fraud over vehicle-charging networks planned for Chicago.

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A story on FiveThirtyEight suggests that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's bid for a second term could be derailed by the controversial red-light camera program there, with particularly short yellow-light times showering drivers with $100 citations.

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While detailing the Concept GC-PHEV at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, Mitsubishi confirms that it is debuting the refreshed 2016 Outlander at the 2015 New York Auto Show in April.

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The refreshed 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT wears a brand new face that features broad, chrome-accected horizontal slats at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. Inside, buyers can spec an updated infotainment system and ventilated driver's and passenger's seats.

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Chevrolet has introduced a version of its Colorado geared (pun intended) towards outdoor enthusiasts with the GearOn Special Edition.

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The 2016 Ram Laramie Limited debuting at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show doesn't even try to hide its position as the top trim for the pickup, with massive emblems at the front and rear. Inside, it pampers passengers in Natura Plus leather.

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Acura is giving the RDX a refresh after just three years on the market. The front and rear feature sharper lines and LED lighting at both ends. There's a now a nine-speed automatic gearbox, and the 3.5-liter V6 has a little more power. Plus, the crossover is available with even more tech.

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