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Man Pushes BMW into River: He Wanted a Jaguar for His Birthday

A young man in India pushed a BMW he received as a birthday gift into a river as he wanted a Jaguar instead. The 22-year-old man, son of a prosperous local landowner, pushed a brand-new BMW into a river in … Continue reading

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Daimler and Bosch Get Approval to Test Driverless Valet Parking

Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, and Bosch, a global auto supplier, will start valet parking using autonomous driving technology Daimler and Bosch received approval from local authorities in Stuttgart, Germany, to test an autonomous parking valet system, the companies … Continue reading

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Mayor Halts Madrid Low-Emissions Zone Despite Its Success

The new mayor of Madrid has the city’s congestion pricing program stopped, even with early proof that it reduced traffic and pollution after it entered into force in November last year. It is the first big European city to reverse the creation of … Continue reading

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Driving Tesla Produces More CO2 Than Diesel Cars, Study Says

The CO2 emissions of electric vehicles are higher than those of diesel cars, according to German researchers. A study conducted by the Ifo, under the leadership of German physics professor Christoph Buchal has revealed that the electric vehicles might be … Continue reading

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Driverless Bus Trial in Vienna Put on Hold after Incident

A self-driving bus hit a pedestrian in Vienna and stopped Austrian trials of the technology. Austrian authorities are investigating why a driverless bus struck a pedestrian in Vienna, an incident that resulted in minor injuries but paused the trials of … Continue reading

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SpaceX Wants to Travel New York to Shanghai in 40 Minutes

Musk wants to fly you anywhere in the world in less than an hour. SpaceX continues to move toward developing passenger rockets. A plane ride from New York City to Shanghai usually takes about 15 hours – and it could … Continue reading

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TuSimple Self-Driving Trucks to Haul Mail Between Phoenix and Dallas

Self-driving trucks operated by technology startup TuSimple will haul mail and packages across the Southwest in a two-week pilot program. The US Postal Service has awarded a contract to TuSimple, a firm that aims to bring the first self-driving truck to market. … Continue reading

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Jaguar Land Rover Plans to Give Owners Crypto to Share their Driving Data

Jaguar Land Rover may soon let drivers earn rewards in cryptocurrency for sharing their data. Drivers will be able to use their earnings to pay for coffee and parking. Jaguar Land Rover owners may soon be able to earn cryptocurrency … Continue reading

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World’s Largest Airplane Takes Flight for First Time

Stratolaunch, rocket-launching plane, took flight for the first time ever early Saturday morning and safely landed two hours later. The largest airplane ever created lifted off shortly after 10 a.m. from Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, California. Exactly … Continue reading

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A California Lawmaker Proposes Lanes with no Speed Limit on Two of the State’s Busiest Highways

“Put the pedal to the metal” or the American version of Germany’s autobahn. A California lawmaker has proposed a bill to construct speed limit-free lanes on I- 5 and Highway 99 in the state as a way to reduce pollution. … Continue reading

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