Daily Archives: January 28, 2016

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UGA student charged with vandalizing at least 11 cars – Atlanta Journal Constitution


Atlanta Journal Constitution
UGA student charged with vandalizing at least 11 cars
Atlanta Journal Constitution
UGA student Brandyn Clark, 20, is suspected of damaging at least 11 cars inside the Standard Apartments parking garage, the Athens-Clarke County Police Department told Channel 2. Hilda Sorrow, a spokeswoman department, said the damage happened …
UGA student charged causing $20000 in damages to a dozen cars at The Standard of AthensOnline Athens

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Google Plans Four New Sites for Self-driving Cars – IEEE Spectrum

Google Plans Four New Sites for Self-driving Cars
IEEE Spectrum
One is likely to be Ann Arbor, Michigan, where Google just posted a vacancy for a Program Manager for self-driving cars. This role includes responsibility for “[collaborating] with self-driving car engineers and external business partners to develop

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Alphabet Argues for Quicker Regulatory Path for Fully Autonomous Cars – Wall Street Journal


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Alphabet Argues for Quicker Regulatory Path for Fully Autonomous Cars
Wall Street Journal
Google parent Alphabet Inc. said Thursday that fully autonomous cars are safer than those where a driver can take control, and called on California to quickly finalize rules for the emerging technology. Chris Urmson, the technical head of the self
Driverless cars work great in sunny California. But how about in a blizzard?Washington Post

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The Fancy Art of Auctioning Million-Dollar Classic Cars – WIRED

The Fancy Art of Auctioning Million-Dollar Classic Cars
WIRED
Caption: The Ferrari 166 MM is the only car to ever win all three of Europe's great races: the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Targa Florio, and the Mille Miglia. The example from 1950 was made for racing, with a no frills cockpit, plexiglass windows, and

Regulators Get Input _ Sort of _ on Self-Driving Car Rollout – ABC News


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Regulators Get Input _ Sort of _ on Self-Driving Car Rollout
ABC News
FILE – This May 13, 2015 file photo shows Google's new self-driving car during a demonstration at the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif. Regulators puzzling through how to give Californians safe access to self-driving cars of the future will hear
The First Automated Cars Will Probably Need Licensed Drivers At the WheelFortune
DMV begins public hearing on self-driving car rulesSan Jose Mercury News
The Latest: Advocates for blind lobby for driverless carsPhys.Org
Bloomberg
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DeLorean restarts car production at Humble plant near Houston – Chron.com


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DeLorean restarts car production at Humble plant near Houston
Chron.com
Soon new DeLorean cars will be coming off the line in Humble, igniting the fires of nostalgia for people who grew up watching the “Back to the Future” series on a loop. The DeLorean Motor Company in Humble has long held a torch for the unique brand
New DeLorean sports cars to be made in TexasFox News
DeLorean sports cars going back into productionUSA TODAY
The DeLorean Motor Company may soon start building 'new' carsThe Verge
NPR -The Guardian -Polygon
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Security And Privacy Standards Are Critical To The Success Of Connected Cars – TechCrunch


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Security And Privacy Standards Are Critical To The Success Of Connected Cars
TechCrunch
The automotive industry is rapidly evolving to transform the car from a simple mode of transport to a personalized information hub: There will be an estimated 220 million connected cars on the road globally by 2020. Each of those cars will be equipped

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Self-Driving Cars in 10 Years? How $4B Could Make it a Reality – NBCNews.com

Self-Driving Cars in 10 Years? How $4B Could Make it a Reality
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The White House wants to spend nearly $4 billion on self-driving cars, a move some experts say could help put extra horsepower behind autonomous vehicles and have them cruising America's streets within the next 10 years. "That is a serious amount of …

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Volkswagen Begins Recall of Diesel Cars in Europe – Wall Street Journal


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Volkswagen Begins Recall of Diesel Cars in Europe
Wall Street Journal
Kicking off one of the largest product recalls in the history of the automotive industry—a fix that by the end of the year will encompass nearly 11 million diesel-powered vehicles world-wide—the German car maker began asking European owners of its
EU plans new rules for emission tests following VW scandalBBC News

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Volkswagen Says a Diesel Fix May Not Be Possible for Some Cars – New York Times


New York Times
Volkswagen Says a Diesel Fix May Not Be Possible for Some Cars
New York Times
Volkswagen faces hundreds of lawsuits from diesel owners and independent dealers who say they are stuck with cars that have fallen in value after the company admitted rigging them to cheat on emissions tests. The number of affected vehicles was put at …