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A teen driving with other teens is deadlier for everyone on the road

The chance of a fatality rises dramatically

The chance of a fatality rises dramatically.

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Despite slight improvement, 2017 was another deadly year for pedestrians

Nearly 6,000 pedestrians were killed by motorists in 2017

Nearly 6,000 pedestrians were killed by motorists in 2017.

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Drivers over-rely on safety tech they don't understand, AAA finds

Researchers say new- and used-car buyers need more education

Researchers say new- and used-car buyers need more education.

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AAA study finds car ownership far cheaper than ride-hailing

For most, full-time Uber, Lyft use is more than twice the cost of owning

For most, full-time ride hailing is more than twice as expensive as owning a car.

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AAA: Apple CarPlay, Android Auto less driver-distracting than OEM infotainment

They're not perfect, but they are an improvement

They're not perfect, but they are an improvement

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EVs jeopardize 75,000 or more German autoworker jobs

Electric cars have fewer parts, take 30 percent less time to assemble

Electric cars have fewer parts, take 30 percent less time to assemble.

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Americans are even more wary of autonomous cars now

AAA study finds people's distrust of self-driving cars is increasing

In the wake of recent autonomous vehicle crashes including an Uber fully autonomous test car killing a woman pushing a bike, and a semi-autonomous Tesla Model X hitting a concrete divider, AAA conducted another study of the public's perception of such cars. It's a follow-up to a study conducted at the end of the past two years. According to the study, Americans distrust autonomous vehicles more than they did at the end of 2017.

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NAFTA rules of origin could backfire, study says

Michigan's Center for Automotive Research explains why

U.S. proposals on rules of origin that govern what percentage of a car needs to be built in the NAFTA region to avoid tariffs would hurt American consumers, lead to lower U.S. vehicle sales and hurt U.S. car exports, according to a study released on Thursday.

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Ford's Focus RS 'Buzz Car' is like a mood ring you can drive

Driving a sports car beats kissing, shopping, watching sports for catching a buzz

Can you guess what activity beats driving?

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3 surprising predictions about the auto industry in 2040

Study sees some highly counterintuitive trends in cars.

And 80 percent of cars sold will still have internal combustion engines.

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Ending NAFTA could cost U.S. 50,000 auto parts jobs

If tariffs go back up, jobs will go to China, study says

If tariffs go back up, jobs will go to China, study says.

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AAA infotainment study ranks distracting tasks you shouldn't do while driving

The kind of input your system uses can make a big difference.

AAA recommends locking out some functions while driving.

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Deforestation releases more carbon than U.S. cars and trucks, study says

We need trees: Deforestation, degradation are adding to carbon output on every continent.

We need trees: Deforestation, degradation are adding to carbon output on every continent.

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AAA names cheapest vehicles to own and operate, and the costliest

EVs would rank better if not for their high depreciation

Large vehicles are rather pricey.

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These are the automakers that owners say they like the most

J.D. Power releases its findings regarding the cars and brands owners most enjoy after 90 days of owning or leasing a manufacturer's vehicle.

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Kia Motors again tops J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

Kia topped the rankings for initial quality of new vehicles sold in the United States based on owner responses for the second consecutive year, business consultancy J.D. Power said on Wednesday. Hyundai Motor's Genesis cars came second in the survey, followed by sports luxury brand Porsche. Fiat Chrysler's Ram and the Ford brand shared fourth position. In fact, American brands outperformed foreign brands as a whole for the second year. Fiat, Jaguar Land Rover's luxury car brand Jaguar, and

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