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Partiers using Uber or Lyft — and with far fewer DUIs, it's saving lives

For better or worse, transportation network companies (TNCs) like Uber and Lyft have transformed how people get around in urban areas in the U.S. The worse portion comes mostly from Uber's near-constant controversy and the way TNCs have decimated the livelihood of taxi and limo drivers — and even driven some to suicide. The better part is they give people a better and cheaper option than taxis. Now there's evidence that TNCs are putting a dent in drunk driving, thanks to people using Uber

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Three jumps, two world records, one crazy night in Vegas

Watch as Travis Pastrana pays tribute to legendary stuntman Evel Knievel by landing three crazy motorcycle jumps in one night in Las Vegas.

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Take a ride in Sin City without a driver

At this past Consumer Electronics Show (CES), autonomous vehicle technology developer Aptiv and its partner Lyft, offered rides in autonomous vehicles to show goers. That test has evolved into a much larger program. The two companies announced that 30 BMW 5 Series sedans equipped with Aptiv's autonomous technology will be ferrying the general public in Las Vegas.

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Automakers and suppliers will again expose an excess of innovations in Las Vegas

For going on three decades, CES is the reason I don't make New Year's resolutions, like going on a diet or quitting drinking. While I realize that this is certainly a champagne problem, heading to Vegas is not my ideal way to kick off the new year. Or even end it, since I'm not a fan of Sin City. Whereas most people go to Vegas expecting to pig out on all-you-can-eat buffets and engage in all-night drinking and gambling binges, I've made the trek since 1989 to consume as much as I can about the

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It's a real-world demonstration of self-driving technology.

Automated cars take to the Las Vegas Strip.

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The crash follows a rising number of incidents involving human drivers behaving improperly or recklessly around self-driving cars.

500-meter section of tube has been built outside Las Vegas.

The "DevLoop" test track is big enough for passengers.

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And it's debuting at CES 2017.

Eli says it's "reimagining the future of urban mobility."

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And some of you thought this would never happen.

Were you worried?

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The electric car start-up has been tens of millions behind.

Construction company AECOM says the factory's foundations have been prepared.

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EnGoPlanet's solar and kinetic energy stations also run WiFi hotspots and security cameras.

Walk this way.

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Work will not stop, though, AECOM says.

Faraday Future once received $215 million in incentives from Nevada.

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Barrett-Jackson reports sales totaling more than $32.5 million and $850,000 raised for charity at its 9th Annual auction at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

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Race could be held as early as 2017.

Potential Chinese investment gives Las Vegas new hopes of hosting a Formula 1 race.

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They also monitor traffic, measure air quality and provide free wifi.

EnGoPlanet is providing Sin City with LED street lights powered by the sun and pedestrians' footsteps.

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All For The Low, Low Price Of About $11,000

France Craft's Pixel XYT electric vehicle is really boxy but allows for a ton of customization, and apps.

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Delphi Will Showcase Advanced Communication System At CES

Transportation engineers have started laying the groundwork for a traffic world in which cars communicate with other cars and infrastructure like bridges and traffic lights.

The Chinese-Backed Electric Car Company Will Find A Home Near Las Vegas

Mysterious Faraday Future is going to build a $1-billion electric vehicle plant outside of Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Might The Wraps Be Taken Off An Electric Microbus?

Volkswagen brand chairman Herbert Diess will make a keynote address at the Las Vegas show, introducing a new EV concept at the same time.

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The Penske Ferrari Maserati dealership inside the Wynn resort in Las Vegas is closing after ten years. It will relocate to Towbin Motorcars.

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