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IBM's Watson says autonomous cars are all about relationships

It all has to do with how the car listens to us and lets us interact with it.

Opinion
Why Local Motors could change the auto industry more than autonomy

Autoline on Autoblog with John McElroy

It's not the way we drive cars that could change, it's how we build and sell them that's ready to be disrupted.

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Here are the cars Fast 8 characters will drive in Iceland

Another custom Charger for Dom and some weirdness for the rest.

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Driverless Bus Ready For Public Roads | Autoblog Minute

Olli is a self-driving all-electric shuttle bus coming to a city near you. Local Motors' Olli made it’s debut in National Harbor, Maryland on June 16, 2016.

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The Local Motors Olli is a driverless EV minibus with IBM Watson inside

The company behind the Rally Fighter and the 3D-printed car has created an autonomous electric vehicle designed for clean, convenient transit.

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Local Motors could melt your 3D-printed car to create a new one

Company That 3D-Prints Cars Examines Unusual Business Plan

Local Motors is best known for creating the world's first 3D-printed car. As the company prepares to sell those cars to the public for the first time, it's come up with an unusual proposition for potential customers.

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The LM3D Swim from Local Motors is the first 3D-printed car you can buy [w/video]

Pre-Sales Start This Spring

Local Motors proves the 3D printing revolution is upon us with the reveal of the LM3D Swim at SEMA.

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Domino's reveals Chevy Spark-based delivery car

Domino's Pizza wants to make sure your next delivery is perfect by rolling out a fleet of customized 2015 Chevy Sparks with warming ovens in them. Called the Domino's Delivery Expert, the interior is also tailored to bring the perfect pie.

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University of Michigan will soon test autonomous, 3D-printed cars

Vehicles Produced By Local Motors Are Part of Ride-Sharing Research

The first time many Americans ride in a self-driving car, it probably won't be in a vehicle they own. It will be in one they hail with an app.

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Local Motors builds Strati, the world's first 3D-printed car, in Detroit

In a world's first event, Local Motors is 3D printing an entire car at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. By the end of the week, the company promises that the car, known as the Strati, will be driven on a test track at Cobo Hall in Detroit.

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Local Motors opens up submissions for new Sportscar Platform

Last month we reported that Local Motors was working on a new sports car project. Now the grass-roots automaker has released this video detailing how the project will take shape. (In fact the video even features our earlier report, if you watch closely at the 32-second mark.)

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China's Haval readying Local Motors Rally Fighter knockoff

By now, it's clear that the Chinese auto industry has shown us a demonstrated will (if not necessarily the complete ability) to copy something that another automaker has made. In this case, the subject appears to be the Local Motors Rally Fighter.

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Local Motors crowd-sourcing new lightweight sports car

If you hear the name Local Motors and automatically associate it with the Rally Fighter pictured above, we can hardly blame you. It is the project for which the manufacturing startup is best known, after all. But it's not the only one it has undertaken to date. Local Motors has also sourced from the crowd a Noah Joseph

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Local Motors chooses car design to be 3D printed [w/videos]

The folks from Local Motors seem like the kind of people you just want to sit down with to talk about cars for hours. They seem to have such a diverse set of influences, whether they are building offroad sport trucks like the Rally Fighter or an electrically assisted drift trike like the Chris Bruce

Crowdfunding Combat: Me-Mover vs. Halfbike vs. Verrado

Normally in our Crowdfunding Combat series we pick two similar Kickstarter projects and pit them head to head against one another in a winner-takes-all combat to the death (minus the whole death part), but not this week. In this edition of Crowdfunding Combat we will take a look at three new-age tricycles, the urban mobility-inspired Christopher McGraw

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Local Motors Verrado Electric Trike drifts past Kickstarter goal

Well, it looks like Local Motors has blown by its fundraising goal for its Verrado Electric Drift Bike by a cool $6,000 so far. Riding sideways, of course. As it should be.

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Local Motors will 3D print an EV live in Chicago in September

We've heard of EV kit cars that can take a week (or an hour) to build, but how long do you think it would take to build an EV from scratch, using this new-fangled 3D-printing technology? If the technology from Local Motors works as advertised, it should take n

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Local Motors' latest project is this adult drift trike

There's always something new and intriguing left sitting on the deck whenever Local Motors news washes over the Autoblog transom. Lest you think the company only deals in wild off-road tackle like the Rally Fighter, 'tis not the case: it sells the SoulArc skateboard and the Jonathon Ramsey

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Local Motors 'Active Lifestyle Vehicle Challenge' is getting good [w/video]

Carspondent has held the Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year awards for the past 10 years, celebrating the cars that best fit people who live active lives. But this year, the Active Lifestyle Vehicle Challenge hosted by Local Motors was added to the mix, which featured vehicle designs submitted by the general population and judged by professional athletes and active-lifestyle advocates.

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Local Motors finally gives its Rally Fighter a configurator [w/video]

Local Motors, those fellows that build the Rally Fighter, a ridiculous off-road vehicle that is the four-wheeled equivalent to the honey badger (it just don't care), have released an online configurator for the crowd-sourced off-roader. This builder is a bit different than w

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