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Michigan site raises more cash, California raises more objections.

Michigan raises another $15 million for its self-driving testing plant in Ypsilanti, while automakers push California regulators to ease autonomous testing regulations.

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UPS has begun testing residential delivery drones with the aim at improving delivery efficiency. Drones fly autonomously and can carry packages up to 10 lbs.

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US DOT picks sites the day before new administration is sworn in.

The US Department of Energy chooses the 10 sites, including two in California and others in Michigan, Iowa and Pennsylvania, where testing of autonomous vehicles can take place.

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Test finds double the NOx, but Audi says A3 has been independently tested to comply with legal levels.

European Union arm tests Audi's A3 diesels and finds double the legal limit of nitrogen oxides were emitted.

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It lives, and it’s getting some help from the Viper ACR.

Prototypes' tires hint towards an upcoming wide-body model.

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Three supercars were caught speeding in Colorado.

Going double the speed limit results in a hefty ticket and a court date.

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Upcoming Supra caught testing on film for the first time.

Is it us or are there some strange noises coming from the prototype?

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The American home of the automobile doesn't want to get left behind in the self-driving race.

Michigan senate unanimously approves unrestricted use of autonomous vehicles.

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In the real world, those times don't apply

The methods used to achieve these numbers make them useless as a real-world comparison tool.

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Germany hasn't disclosed the types of diesel models that are being retested.

More than half of the diesel models that Germany has retested had higher-than-expected CO2 levels.

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CMU offers the EPA info on how to incorporate self-driving tech into testing.

Incorporating autonomy into EPA driving cycles could influence how automakers program their cars.

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Jaguar shows us how it has tested the upcoming new F-Pace crossover in extreme climates, before it makes its debut in Frankfurt and commences production in Solihull, UK.

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Buick is doing its best to guarantee the new Cascada convertible is completely free of leaks in its fabric roof.

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Chevy didn't take the easy route when it came to developing the upcoming all-new Malibu, and has given us a sneak peek at the new sedan ahead of its New York debut next month with this video shot during its development.

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When a GM engineer investigated his daughter's wet diaper, he discovered a material that makes for a great imitation of snow all year long. Now, the company is using the stuff to test the heaters on its vehicles to make them perform even better in the future.

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Aston Martin has been on a long road towards reviving the Lagonda name. The last Lagonda – that famously wedgy sedan – ended production in 1990. The name came back on a crossover concept in 2009, but for better or worse, never reached production. Then about a month ago, Aston teased a new super sedan to revive the marque, and shipped it off to Oman for hot weather testing under the baking Arabian sun. And now it's released a full batch of photos giving us our best look at the exclusi

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Detroit Electric is still on board to produce the Lotus Exige-based SP:01 electric sports car, which has been delayed more than once already. According to the carmaker, the SP:01 prototype is currently undergoing testing at a facility in Europe, as we can see in the above photo provided by Detroit Electric.

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One down, two to go. BYD, which hopes to start shipping its electric buses to US municipalities later this year, says its 40-foot electric bus has passed the US federal government's structural testing program in Altoona, PA. The Chinese company wants to start selling two other models in the US as well, so there will be more testing coming right up.

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Smart is just about ready to launch the all-new generations of the Fortwo and Forfour. It might be hard to get excited for a car with such a mixed reputation, but the company has high expectations for the updated models. In a new video, Smart teases some nearly final prototypes during arctic testing in Sweden.