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Riding Around Miami in Ford’s Self-Driving Test Cars

“Don’t die” was the general sentiment when I told friends and family I was heading to Miami to get a ride in Ford’s self-driving test car. Maybe I’m crazy, but I wasn’t worried. I believe the common refrain from autonomous vehicle (AV) makers and their allies: this technology will make …

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Ford, Walmart Team for Autonomous Grocery Deliveries

The automaker is teaming up with Walmart and Postmates on a new autonomous vehicle grocery delivery pilot program in Miami. They aim to deliver everything from food (even perishable goods) to diapers and more. Miami residents could soon have their groceries delivered from Walmart in a self-driving Ford vehicle. On …

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Autonomous Vehicles Won’t Be Speed Demons at First

Automakers and others have shown fantastic visions of an autonomous vehicle future in which passengers zoom along in sleek, sexy cars while spending time watching a movie, reading a book behind the wheel, conducting a meeting with colleagues, or even sleeping on the way to an overnight destination. But if …

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AT&T and Harman Offer to Make Any Car Connected

Most cars built since 1996 are apparently compatible with the Harman Spark device, which when linked to an AT&T plan allows your car to become a mobile hotspot of connectivity and services. If you go out and purchase a new car today, it’s pretty much guaranteed to have some connectivity …

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Honda Recalls 200K Cars in US

In total, some 232,000 Accord and Insight hybrid cars need a software upgrade from Honda because they are potentially dangerous. The fault is a rather unusual one: the rearview camera doesn’t display images properly meaning drivers could crash or hit someone when reversing. Usually, when a vehicle manufacturer recalls a …

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Tesla Delivered 83,500 Cars in Q3 | News & Opinion

The drive to increase production at all costs by Elon Musk clearly paid off as Tesla shipped 80 percent more cars than the same period last year. The company even beat Wall Street estimates. Elon Musk has been laser focused on production at his car company Tesla this year, with …

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