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Mercedes Will Build Electric SUVs at its Alabama Assembly Plant

The move includes a $1 billion expansion mostly related to EV production—a new, adjacent battery assembly facility, for instance—and is expected to create more than 600 new jobs. 120 more words

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The Borgward Isabella Concept Is Here to Revive a Reputation for Beauty

With two electric motors, the Isabella concept claims 295 horsepower; its maker says the sprint from 0 to 62 mph takes a mere 4.5 seconds, and top speed is rated at a remarkable 155 mph. 50 more words

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Autonomous Cars: The Good, Bad, and Ugly | Thunderbird School of Global Management

Autonomous vehicles — essentially driverless cars — have the potential to turn commuting from what is largely a waste of time to a productive stretch, as well as improve the environment and reduce traffic congestion. 178 more words

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How It Works: Nissan ProPilot Assist and autonomous cars | Driving

If you’re wondering when self-driving cars are coming, the answer is that you’re already sharing the road with them. Truly autonomous cars – where you’ll sit back and let your vehicle do all the work – are still well off in the future, but they won’t suddenly spring up fully-formed. 249 more words

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carIT Congress: BMW executive sees cooperation as essential for autonomous driving - automotiveIT International

FRANKFURT — Cooperation between automakers, IT companies and other stakeholders in the car industry is essential to realize autonomous driving, Elmar Frickenstein, head of fully automated driving at BMW, said Wednesday.In an address to the carIT Congress here, Frickenstein cited the premium brand’s tie-up with chipmaker Intel and sensor specialist Mobileye as an example of the kind of cooperation that is required. 136 more words

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Waymo's Autonomous Vehicles Have (Even More) Intel Inside | News & Opinion | PCMag.com

Waymo has a powerful ally in its effort to bring fully autonomous vehicles to market: Intel.Google parent company Alphabet’s self-driving car unit on Monday said the compute platform on its self-driving Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivan was designed “entirely-in house” by Waymo engineers, with some help from the Silicon Valley chip giant.”For our latest vehicle, our engineers worked with Intel from the design stage to integrate some of Intel’s most-advanced processors and other technology into our own platform,” the Waymo team wrote in a blog post, adding that the Google/Waymo unit has used Intel products since 2009.”Our self-driving Pacifica minivans are now the most advanced cars on the road today,” the team wrote. 40 more words

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