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Fiat Chrysler picks Google, Samsung for global connected car system

It'll do everything from stream music to underpin autonomy

Mitsubishi Engelberg Tourer concept is a 4WD plug-in hybrid

Features torque splitting, all-wheel control for improved performance

It features torque splitting and all-wheel control for improved performance.

Ford tests technology that could render traffic lights obsolete

Ford dreams of a connected-car world

Ford dreams of a connected-car world.

AT&T and Harman bring connected features to your older car

Spark plug-in module adds tracking, safety and an LTE hotspot

Automakers are hiring more people, despite automation robots

Most publicly traded automakers grew workforce since 2013

An analysis finds 11 of 13 publicly traded automakers grew staff since 2013.

Ford details how and why it will revitalize Detroit train station

Hub of transportation's past will help create transportation's future

Hub of transportation's past will help create transportation's future.

Audi expands Traffic Light Information system, now in 10 U.S. cities

Gives drivers vehicle-to-infrastructure info on 2,250 intersections

Audi continues to expand its Traffic Light System telematics program, adding Phoenix and Kansas City, Kan. That brings the number of U.S. cities where the vehicle-to-infrastructure technology is available to 10, with more than 2,250 intersections wired for the capability.

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Volvo and GM team with Amazon for in-car deliveries

It works through Amazon Key, Volvo On Call and GM's OnStar

Volvo and GM are the first automakers to pair their vehicles with a new service from Amazon that lets owners have their packages delivered inside their cars, without them having to be there.

Ford’s new SmartLink plug-in modem brings older models up to snuff

It goes for $16.99 a month for owners of 2010-2017 Ford vehicles

A new device will allow millions of older-model Ford vehicles to be upgraded to include the same connectivity perks found in newer vehicles. The FordPass SmartLink device will enable features like a 4G LTE WiFi hotspot, smartphone integration of key fob features like remote engine start, lock and unlock, vehicle health and security alerts, and vehicle location tracking.

Goodyear rolls out moss-filled tire that releases oxygen

Maybe they can get Sir Stirling Moss as their pitchman?

The Oxygene is a photosynthesis tire, 3D-printed, that makes electricity.

Byton autonomous EV to debut at CES

Its 'Shared Experience Display' takes center stage.

Byton says it will sell its intelligent vehicle in the U.S. in 2020.

Avis tests fully connected fleet of 5,000 rental cars in Kansas City

Here's what it hopes to accomplish.

Avis will link 5,000 rental cars wirelessly to the internet and each other in Kansas City

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Hyundai partners with tech startup Smartcar to expand mobility apps

Blue Link All-Access open platform will work with Hyundai's entire 2018 lineup.

Partnership with Silicon Valley-based startup Smartcar opens up mobile apps ecosystem for Hyundai's entire 2018 lineup.

Americans trust tech companies more than automakers on self-driving cars

INRIX survey finds attitudes about self-driving cars differ by country.

Baby Boomers (mostly) aren't on board.

Michigan installing technology on I-75 to let vehicles and road talk to each other

3M and MDOT are preparing the road for connected and autonomous vehicles.

It's among the first V2I projects of this scale in the country.

If your TV rats you out, what about your car?

It's not that hard to believe future connected cars will be creepy about what data they track.

You drive. It watches.

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SmartLink will turn your old Ford into a vehicle with Wi-Fi | Autoblog Minute

Ford SmartLink adds Wi-Fi connectivity to most Ford and Lincoln models from 2010-2016.

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BMW thwarts car thief by remotely locking him in a 5 series

Bad boys, whatcha gonna do when BMW comes for you?

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