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Cars, bodies sunken in Houston’s bayous? – USA TODAY


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Cars, bodies sunken in Houston's bayous?
USA TODAY
(NEWSER) – Houston is known as the Bayou City, and those bayous are hiding at least 127 sunken cars — and, possibly, bodies in them. Texas Equusearch, the volunteer organization that assists in searches for missing persons, revealed sonar pictures
Sonar pictures reveal more than 100 vehicles sunk in Houston's bayousChron.com
More than 120 cars submerged beneath Houston bayousCW39 NewsFix
Over 100 Sunken Cars Found In Houston's Bayous May Contain BodiesHeadlines & Global News
KPRC Houston
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I took a ride in Google’s self-driving car – The Verge

I took a ride in Google's self-driving car
The Verge
It's a warm day in Mountain View, and just outside the Computer History Museum, Lexus SUVs are pulling up to the curb. The Lexus RX450h is a beautiful car, but today my eye travels immediately to its roof, where an attached laser radar array is

New Cars Becoming Mobile WiFi Hotspots – Wall Street Journal


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New Cars Becoming Mobile WiFi Hotspots
Wall Street Journal
For the car makers, electronics and communications capabilities are becoming key selling features, and for many buyers, especially the coveted younger consumers and first-time car buyers, they're more important than horsepower or handling. "This is a

The Upshot|When Driverless Cars Break the Law – New York Times


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The Upshot|When Driverless Cars Break the Law
New York Times
There is little doubt that the technology behind driverless cars is nearly advanced enough for mainstream use. Google plans to make its biggest public display yet of its cars on Tuesday, when it takes reporters on spins around Mountain View, Calif
Behind the wheel: a look inside Google's self-driving carsThe Verge
Google hopes test drives steer Americans to embrace its robot carsReuters
​Google's self-driving car turns out to be a very smart rideCNET
Business Insider -Singularity Hub
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New battery tech may lead to inexpensive, safer electric cars – CNET


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New battery tech may lead to inexpensive, safer electric cars
CNET
A large portion of the high cost of electric cars comes from their batteries, and the biggest problem for electric car owners is the time it takes to recharge those batteries. A new battery technology from Power Japan Plus promises to alleviate both of
The Organic Battery From Japan That Could Spawn The Next TeslaThe Atlantic
Power Japan Plus Introduces Safer Battery for Electric Cars, 'Ryden' Dual Headlines & Global News

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SCOPA: Police No Longer Need Warrants To Search Cars In Pa. – CBS Local

SCOPA: Police No Longer Need Warrants To Search Cars In Pa.
CBS Local
Pennsylvania traditionally provided broader privacy protection than the US Constitution. For decades, police in the Commonwealth had to get obtain warrant from a judge before they could do a car search unless time was of the essence or the evidence

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The Trick That Makes Google’s Self-Driving Cars Work – The Atlantic


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The Trick That Makes Google's Self-Driving Cars Work
The Atlantic
Google's self-driving cars can tour you around the streets of Mountain View, California. I know this. I rode in one this week. I saw the car's human operator take his hands from the wheel and the computer assume control. "Autodriving," said a woman's
Google's autonomous car captures nuances of city drivingAutomotive News (blog)
Google's robotic self-driven cars using Lexus RX450hTehran Chronicle
Google's self-driving cars lack explorer spiritComputerWeekly.com (blog)

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New Cars Are Becoming Mobile WiFi Hotspots – Wall Street Journal


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New Cars Are Becoming Mobile WiFi Hotspots
Wall Street Journal
Apps, the little software programs that make our phones so indispensible, are quickly becoming part of our cars, too. Auto reporter Neal Boudette takes a look at the trend, and demonstrates Pandora, a music app, that is built into a Buick LaCrosse

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The Easiest 2014 Cars To Bargain For – Forbes

The Easiest 2014 Cars To Bargain For
Forbes
“Only suckers pay full price.” We once worked for a guy who followed those words as closely as if it were one of the 10 commandments, and for all we know might have had that phrase carved onto his tombstone. Certainly when buying a new car or truck the …

GM recalls 2.7 million more cars – Fox News


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GM recalls 2.7 million more cars
Fox News
FILE – In this May 31, 2013 file photo, the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu is unveiled on Belle Isle in Detroit. General Motors is recalling more than 140,000 2014 Chevrolet Malibu midsize cars to fix a problem with the power-assisted brakes. The recall affects
GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; Industry on Record PaceABC News
GM recalls 2.7 million cars in five separate recallsChicago Tribune
GM Announces 5 More Recalls — 2.7 Million Cars And TrucksCBS Local
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