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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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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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Fiat Chrysler to recall 1.4 million vehicles following remote hack

The recall follows an instance in which security researchers were able to take control of a connected car via the Internet.

By July 24, 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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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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NASA's Modular Robotic Vehicle belongs in Mario Kart (Tomorrow Daily 167)

On today's show, Ashley and Khail explain why NASA's MRV is putting the "fun" in function, how Microsoft wants to change gesture tech with its Handpose innovation and what the deal is with Google's new wireless service, Google Fi. #TDMRV

By April 23, 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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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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Drones disrupt efforts to fight California wildfire

As a wildfire rages, some people send up drones, presumably to shoot video. However, this means helicopters carrying water cannot fly.

By July 19, 2015