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Two kinds of careening

A Toyota Prius passed me at 100 miles an hour. I didn’t know a Prius could even go that fast. The driver was passing on the right, using the breakdown lane, zigging and zagging across traffic. If a car could careen, he was. The problem with
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Volkswagen drivers can unlock their cars with Siri

Fumbling for your keys is no fun. Volkswagen has introduced Siri integration on its Car-Net app, allowing owners to unlock and lock their cars with a voice command. SEE ALSO: Virtual reality training for car assembly line workers feels like a game
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This is what happens when an e-bike company makes an electric car

Biomega is known for its electric bicycles, but this week the Danish company revealed a new product: SIN, a minimalist electric concept car.  The car is the ultimate city-mobile with a minimal aesthetic (and we mean minimal). It features four
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Waymo blames human error for motorcycle accident involving self-driving car

Waymo is pointing the robotic finger at humans. On Oct. 19 in Mountain View, a Waymo self-driving test car hit a motorcylclist, who ended up in the hospital. Now, Waymo has published a blog post with more information about the accident. And it turns
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Guy tries to shoo cat off his car, breaks windshield instead

Viral Hog shared a video on Monday of a man attempting to shoo a cat off his car by kicking his windshield. Of course! Always the right way to go about something like this. Naturally, things did not go as planned. One kick wasn't quite enough to get
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Tesla cars inch closer to their self-driving future with a big update to Autopilot

The best thing about Tesla cars isn't just that they're zero-emission vehicles that are better for our planet's health; it's also that they're kinda like smartphones. With a software update, they get new features that make them even better than they
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Save $40 on the Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids tablet and create a zen-like silence in the car

"Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there yet?" If this has become the constant soundtrack to your car rides lately, keep reading. Amazon has their Fire HD 10 Kids Edition tablets on sale for $159.99, which is $40 off the original $199.99
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Lyft makes major move in race to put self-driving cars on the streets

Uber may have stalled out with self-driving cars, but Lyft is just picking up speed. The ride-hailing app's fairly new self-driving division, Level 5, made its first acquisition, the company announced Tuesday. The London-based augmented reality
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Car heist video reminds Tesla owners that relay attacks are still a thing

The crooks definitely haven't forgotten.  Despite a rash of publicity last year warning Tesla owners of the risk, yet another unlucky individual appears to have fallen victim to a so-called relay attack — losing his pricey electric car in

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