Daily Archives: May 16, 2014

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New Cars Are Becoming Mobile WiFi Hotspots – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal
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

The Incredibly Simple Way to Get Drivers to Buy Fuel Efficient Cars – TIME

The Incredibly Simple Way to Get Drivers to Buy Fuel Efficient Cars
TIME
In every car dealership, a new vehicle for sale is required to have an EPA car label slapped on the window. The labels are loaded with numbers and ratings and have a dozen different features, including the estimated fuel economy (with city and highway …

Vehicle choices in the Land of Steady Habits reflect our attitudes as well as … – Hartford Courant

Vehicle choices in the Land of Steady Habits reflect our attitudes as well as
Hartford Courant
“People do look at cars and feel emotional connections to vehicles … and I think that for some people the kind of car they drive is really important to their identity” — nearly as important as their choices of clothes or hair style. “It's sort of

AC/DC’s BRIAN JOHNSON Drives A Bugatti Veyron In New ‘Cars That Rock’ Clip – BLABBERMOUTH.NET


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AC/DC's BRIAN JOHNSON Drives A Bugatti Veyron In New 'Cars That Rock' Clip
BLABBERMOUTH.NET
A new series hosted by AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson, "Cars That Rock", is airing in the U.K. on Thursdays starting on May 8 on Quest, Freeview Channel 38. The Back2Back Productions series follows Johnson as he pursues his passion of cars, looking into …

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

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

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 …

Google’s Self-Driving Car Project Is A World’s Fair Fantasy Turned City Street … – TechCrunch


USA TODAY
Google's Self-Driving Car Project Is A World's Fair Fantasy Turned City Street
TechCrunch
Google has made a lot of progress on its self-driving car project in the past few years, and just this week it began ferrying journalists around Mountain View in the autonomous vehicles. The company shared with us a heap of information about the
​Google's self-driving car turns out to be a very smart rideCNET
Behind the wheel: a look inside Google's self-driving carsThe Verge
What It Really Feels Like to Ride in a Self-Driving CarTIME
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Check out the hottest cars you’ve never seen – USA TODAY

Check out the hottest cars you've never seen
USA TODAY
Before the minivan, there was Scarab, a sleek, silver cocoon of a car created in 1936. And before the Smart Car there was L'Oeuf Electrique (Electric Egg), a super-compact ride, circa 1942. They're two of 17 "concept" cars coming to Atlanta's High

GM recalls 2.7 million more cars – Fox News


Dallas Morning News
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 2.7 million more cars for brake lights, headlamps, power brakesDallas Morning News
GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; Industry On Record PaceCBS Local
Ignition switches, parking fails: Recalled carsCNBC.com
Christian Science Monitor -CBS News
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The Trick That Makes Google’s Self-Driving Cars Work – The Atlantic


The Atlantic
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
The Trick That Makes Google's Self-Driving Cars Work // 1:49 PM ETNextgov
Google Self-Driving Cars: Things to Know About the New Automobile TechnologyInternational Business Times AU
Inside Google's self-driving carsThe Verge
Automotive News (blog)
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