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'electric vehicles'

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In this fake city, cars learn to talk to each other

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET visits Mcity, a 32-acre fake city in Michigan designed to test self-driving cars' navigation and communication abilities -- and to keep research from migrating to Silicon Valley.

By July 30, 2015

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BMW paying electric car owners to delay charging in Bay Area

Carmaker has teamed up with Pacific Gas & Electric to curb power grid demand by giving i3 drivers gift cards if they charge at off-peak hours.

By July 31, 2015

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Volkswagen bus to be revived as an electric vehicle

Cancelled in 2013, the classic Volkswagen Camper may find a new lease on life as an eco-friendly EV.

By April 19, 2015

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San Francisco introduces free, solar-powered electric vehicle charging

In a demonstration project, San Francisco unveiled three installations of an off-the-grid solar-powered charging station, allowing electric vehicle owners to pull up and charge for free.

By April 17, 2015

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How self-driving cars will cut accidents 90 percent (Q&A)

For Road Trip 2015, CNET talks with the University of Michigan's Peter Sweatman about the rapid merging of computers and cars, and the fake city in Ann Arbor where it's being put to the test.

By August 1, 2015

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Volkswagen plugs Android Auto and Apple CarPlay into 2016 models

Volkswagen's new MIB II infotainment system for its 2016 models rolls in a heap of new features, including compatibility with both Google and Apple's car systems.

By July 30, 2015

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NASA's all-electric, self-driving car looks super fun to drive (Tomorrow Daily 167)

NASA developed the MRV (Modular Robotic Vehicle), a go-kart-esque vehicle that's massively entertaining to watch in motion. With four independently functioning wheels, a zero-degree turn radius and some serious drifting capabilities, we're dying to take it for a (literal) spin.

By April 23, 2015

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BMW puts a 40-ton electric truck on the road

In a step towards greener goods transportation, BMW and Scherm put a 40-ton electric freight truck in operation in Munich.

By July 9, 2015

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Apple in settlement talks with electric-car battery maker

Lawsuit accused Apple of luring away key engineers to work within a new battery division, fueling speculation that the iPhone maker has ambitions of developing an electric car of its own.

By March 3, 2015

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Ford unveils 'MoDe' electric bike prototypes at MWC 2015

During a press conference at MWC, car company Ford introduced its MoDe:Pro and MoDe:Me concept e-bikes.

By March 2, 2015