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Ford to invest $1B in A.I. startup toward self-driving cars

Ford plans to invest $1 billion over the next five years in Argo AI, an artificial intelligence startup that will help develop a virtual driver system for the automaker’s autonomous vehicle coming in 2021.

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17% off MAXSA Innovations Park-Right Laser Garage Parking Device - Deal Alert

This innovative gadget turns on two visible lasers when you enter the garage, allowing you to park both cars in the exact right place every time.

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Software allows all cars to coexist

Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have come up with an algorithm that allows autonomous and manually-driven cars to share the road.

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Daimler to supply Uber with self-driving cars

Uber signed a partnership with Daimler that will let the automaker introduce and operate its own self-driving cars on Uber’s ride sharing network.

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Ford device lets older cars connect to smartphones, become Wi-Fi hotspots

Ford’s new SmartLink system includes a 4G LTE-enabled OBD II plug-in device and a companion App and Web Portal used to activate various wireless features.

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Apple collaborates with rivals to advance A.I. research

Apple has joined rivals as it takes a step to advance research and development of artificial intelligence technologies.

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59% off RAVPower 14000mAh Portable Car Jump Starter - Deal Alert

A compact power bank, a car jump starter, and a LED flashlight, all fit into a minimal and portable design. Store it in the glovebox or simply drop it in your bag. Have a concentrated 14000mAh source of power always with you.

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DOT designates 10 new U.S. proving grounds for self-driving cars

The Department of Transportation has designated 10 proving ground pilot sites to encourage testing and information sharing about automated vehicle technologies, including optimal big data usage.

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CES: The Car Electronics Show?

The line between the traditionally separate consumer electronics and automotive worlds is rapidly disappearing, as evidenced by this year's CES in Las Vegas.

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Hydrogen refueling stations for cars to reach 5,000 by 2032

Hydrogen refueling stations are about to take off as Audi and Mercedes-Benz prepare to launch fuel cell vehicles on the heels of rollouts of hydrogen-powered vehicles by Toyota, Honda and Hyundai, according to a report.

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Data shows Tesla vehicle crashes dropped 40% with Autopilot

After ending an investigation into a fatal crash involving a Tesla sedan with its semi-autonomous Autopilot engaged, the Department of Transportation also determined that the technology reduces crashes.

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51% off Foval 150PSI Car Digital Tire Pressure Air Gauge - Deal Alert

This pressure guage from Fovsal features a lighted nozzle and display screen for ultimate visibility in low light, and doubles as a vehicle emergency tool with LED flashlight, car window breaker, seat belt cutter, and red safety light....

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Here's how much Tesla will require EV owners to pay to charge up

Tesla has announced the prices vehicle owners will have to pay to use its Supercharger stations. A trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco will now cost about $15 under its plan. But, early adopters will still be able to juice up for...

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The INU is a high-end scooter for the stylish urbanite

INU is an electric, luxury scooter that's intended for a young generation of urban working professionals.

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European legislators debate robot rights for autonomous vehicles

Robots should one day have rights as "electronic persons," Members of the European Parliament recommended Thursday -- but not until the machines are all fitted with "kill" switches to shut them down in an emergency.

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Apple's Swift software guru hits the road with Tesla

Apple software guru Chris Lattner is leaving for Tesla.

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Tesla will rule the car world

Some people still doubt Tesla. Elon Musk is laughing all the way to the future.

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Google's Waymo takes sensor design in house in quest for cheaper autonomous vehicle

Waymo, the company that grew out of Google's self-driving car initiative, is seeking autonomy in more ways than one.

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