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Exciting road ahead for self-driving cars

Analysts at BNP Paribas reportedly foresee a $25 billion market for automated driving technology by 2020 – and no wonder, as seemingly everyone from Uber to Obama has high hopes for this potentially revolutionary technology. 329 more words

BMW Turns to Tech Veteran to Head U.S. Car-Sharing Service ReachNow

BMW Group’s second attempt at a U.S.-based car-sharing service—this time with a new name, city, leadership, and technology platform —has captured 13,000 members since launching in Seattle… 381 more words

Tech

Carpooling Startup Via Raises Big Money To Take On Uber, Lyft

Via, ride-sharing startup is trying to carve out a niche in a market dominated by Uber and Lyft, has raised $70 million to expand its carpooling service. 478 more words

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Daimler Hires Deloitte for Internal Emissions Probe

Daimler has hired auditor Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu to help with an internal investigation into its diesel-engine emissions technology requested by the U.S. Department of Justice, the luxury car maker said. 176 more words

Autos

Bad Week For German Automakers: Huge Costs, New Probe

By David McHugh & Tom Krisher, Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) – It’s been a bad week for German automakers.

Volkswagen said Friday that a diesel emissions-cheating scandal would cost it an astounding $18.2 billion just for 2015, while Daimler revealed that U.S. 796 more words

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Daimler Reviewing U.S. Emissions Certification Process

Shortly after it was revealed that Volkswagen equipped 11 million diesel-engine vehicles worldwide with emissions-cheating “defeat devices,” rumors began swirling that similar irregularities were present in Daimler vehicles… 244 more words

BMW,Daimler fight over Apple's iCar

The Apple Car might be under development in Germany. But Daimler and BMW won’t be helping out.

German business publication Handelsblatt reported on Wednesday that Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler and BMW terminated talks with Apple surrounding the development of the so-called “ 81 more words