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Aston Martin’s extreme measures

The latest limited edition car to race out of the Aston Martin factory and on to the Geneva motor show is a perfect example of why less is more. Only 100 examples of the Aston Martin Vantage GT3 will ever be built and those lucky enough to get their hands on one will be getting what the company describes as the most extreme road-legal car in the company's history. The Aston Martin V12 Vantage S …

Electric-car rivals like the ‘Tesla killer’ are exactly what Elon Musk wants – Washington Post


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Electric-car rivals like the 'Tesla killer' are exactly what Elon Musk wants
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Now that automakers are starting to push back with designs that could give Tesla a run for its money, the South African-born firebrand isn't backing down. In fact, Musk is chalking it up as a new victory for his mission to accelerate the advent of
Chevy Is Undercutting Tesla With A New Electric Car, And That's Good News For Fast Company
Tesla Chief Asks Makers to Support Electric CarsNew York Times
Tesla added a feature back to the Model S after Elon Musk's kid called it 'the The Verge
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Ford exec: Don’t expect more aluminum cars – The Detroit News


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Ford exec: Don't expect more aluminum cars
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Joe Hinrichs, Ford Motor Co.'s president of the Americas, said Wednesday he doesn't envision a run on all-aluminum cars if Ford's aluminum-bodied F-150 is successful. Speaking at the Automotive News World Congress, Hinrichs said the launch of the new …
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Ford Says Lightweight Aluminum For Trucks Only: No Cars ComingGreen Car Reports
Ford will limit aluminum mostly to trucks, Hinrichs saysAutomotive News
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BMW Revives Wireless Charging to Cut Electric Car Hassles

The Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) i8 hybrid vehicle is seen in New York. BMW said it will show its wireless battery technology in the i8 hybrid sports car at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

The Chinese cars that are changing Cuba – CNBC


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The Chinese cars that are changing Cuba
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Using the Cuban convertible peso (CUC) – which is equivalent to the U.S. dollar and is used by tourists and the more affluent Cubans – a new car can be pricey. A vehicle that might cost the equivalent of around 20,000 CUCs ($20,000) in the U.S. or

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Demand For Tesla Is Not The Problem, Switching The World To Electric Cars Is – Forbes

Demand For Tesla Is Not The Problem, Switching The World To Electric Cars Is
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Even with the extra output, Tesla is sold out — it has booked commitments for 70,000 cars for custom build. Musk uses a conservative estimate for 2015, promising about 50,000 new cars, even though the output and order book point to a number

Do driverless cars need to make their passengers feel like drivers? Driverless … – CNN


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Do driverless cars need to make their passengers feel like drivers? Driverless
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Thumbnail for Driverless cars need to make their passengers feel like drivers Driverless cars need to make their passengers feel like drivers. Before people start truly embracing autonomous cars, first people need to trust them enough to ride in them.

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AutoTrader Says Certified Pre-Owned Means Happy Owners Who Buy New … – MediaPost Communications


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AutoTrader Says Certified Pre-Owned Means Happy Owners Who Buy New
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While the numbers are still comparatively small, certified pre-owned (CPO) cars and trucks are about 18% of new car and truck volume and under 10% of total pre-owned volume, but it is growing fast, especially with waves of vehicles coming off lease now.
AutoTrader: Certified pre-owned car sales to growThe Detroit News

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Self-driving car advocates tangle with messy morality – CNET


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Self-driving car advocates tangle with messy morality
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Stanford engineering professor Chris Gerdes has been examining the complexities of programming self-driving cars to make moral decisions — in this case, the "trolley problem" involving a decision that saves some lives at the expense of another's

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2015 Ford F-150: Best Car To Buy Nominee – The Car Connection


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2015 Ford F-150: Best Car To Buy Nominee
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Ford has a lot of momentum with the F-150, the best-selling vehicle in America for decades. So we think it courageous and to be admired that the automaker isn't just aiming for continued evolution with its redesigned 2015 F-150. It's shooting for a