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Aston Martin CEO calls for Brexit clarity within six months – The Independent

Aston Martin wants some clarity on the UK government’s Brexit negotiations within six months as the luxury sports-car maker seeks to avoid trade tariffs. The car manufacturer, whose cars feature in James Bond films, also wants an indication of how the industry will recruit skilled labour after the UK exits the European Union, chief executive Andy Palmer said in an interview with Bloomberg Television in Singapore. “We understand there has to…

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

This investor is short Tesla, long BMW – here’s why – CNBC

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Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Why fully electric cars may be stuck in the slow lane – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Toyota blazed a trail in hybrid car design with its Prius Are electric cars really about to take over from the old-fashioned internal combustion engine? Judging by some of the headlines we’ve seen recently, you could be forgiven for thinking petrol and diesel engines were about to be consigned to the scrap heap. Yet the reality is rather different. There is no question that…

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Short on Tesla, long on BMW – one investor’s electric car trades – CNBC

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Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

A Michigan Town Is Forcing This Man To Sell 20 Old Cars Off His Property Every Month – Jalopnik

To Ron Dauzet, it’s a collection of more than 200 cars—some common, some rare, everything from old BMWs and Mercedes-Benzes to MGs and Jeeps and Porsches. But to the Michigan township he lives in, it’s an unlicensed junkyard, an eyesore, and the cars must go. But Ron fears they must go at a quicker rate than he, or anyone else, can possibly manage. Ron, 74, is being forced to sell…

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Excess pollution from diesel cars leads to 5000 premature deaths a year in Europe – The Verge

Two years ago the US Environmental Protection Agency issued a notice of violation to Volkswagen, setting off the far-reaching investigation and media storm into the VW diesel scandal. New research captures some of the real-world impact on lives lost due to air pollution associated with diesel cars. In a new study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters, researchers showed that in 2013, air pollution by diesel cars, vans, and…

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Intel is working with Waymo to build fully self-driving cars – The Verge – The Verge

Intel announced today that it will be collaborating with Alphabet’s self-driving unit Waymo to provide the computing power necessary for Level 4 and 5 autonomous vehicles that can drive in most any condition. Waymo’s self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans, which are operating on public roads in Arizona and California, already feature Intel-produced technology for everything from connectivity to sensor-data processing. By working more collaboratively in the future, the two companies say…

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

This investor is short Tesla, long BMW – here’s why – CNBC

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Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017

This investor is short Tesla, long BMW – here’s why – CNBC

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Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017

Intel is working with Waymo to build fully self-driving cars – The Verge

Intel announced today that it will be collaborating with Alphabet’s self-driving unit Waymo to provide the computing power necessary for Level 4 and 5 autonomous vehicles that can drive in most any condition. Waymo’s self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans, which are operating on public roads in Arizona and California, already feature Intel-produced technology for everything from connectivity to sensor-data processing. By working more collaboratively in the future, the two companies say…

Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017

This investor is short Tesla, long BMW – here’s why – CNBC

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Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017

Leishman not taking BMW Championship win for granted – ESPN

8:29 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The story is still just as powerful now, even though time has passed. To see Audrey Leishman cheer her husband on to victory Sunday at the BMW Championship while holding her 2-month-old baby, you’d never know the dire situation she faced just more than two years ago. Back then, Marc Leishman was rushing home from…

Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017

The Future Of Electric Vehicles In The US, Part 2: EV Price, Oil Cost, Fuel Economy Drive Adoption – Forbes

Due to declining electric vehicle (EV) costs, growth in charging station access, and increased familiarity and acceptance by the public, EVs will play an ever-greater role in the U.S. transportation sector.  In part one of our analysis, we reported EVs are likely to represent at least 65% of sales in 2050, and with strong technology cost declines or high oil prices, could represent 70-75% of sales in that year. Additionally,…

Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017

Audi Takes Lead in Automated Driving, but Others Wary to Follow – U.S. News & World Report

Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017

Project Cars 2 review – PC Gamer

NEED TO KNOW What is it? Capital S Sim racing, with Indycar licensing and esport dreams. Expect to pay £45 / $60Developer Slightly Mad StudiosPublisher Bandai NamcoReviewed on Windows 10, i7 2600k, 16GB RAM, GTX 1070Multiplayer Up to 32 playersLink Official site When was the last time you were truly immersed and engaged in an activity? Mindfulness types call it ‘flow’, and positive psychologists say this state of total involvement…

Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017

This investor is short Tesla, long BMW – here’s why – CNBC

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Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017

Fiat Chrysler Beats Ford – Forbes

Photographer: Alessia Pierdomenico/Bloomberg Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. is beating Ford Motor Company, on Wall Street. Fiat Chrysler’s shares have gained 143.70% for the last twelve months and 355.07 percent for the last five years, compared -10.85% and 7.93 % for Ford. Fiat Chrysler’s Shares Beat Ford’s *it doesn’t include dividends. Source: Finance.Yahoo.com 9/8/17 That may come as a surprise to Ford’s F-150s truck fans, who a couple of years ago…

Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017

Marc Leishman breaks tournament record, eyes FedEx Cup title – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The clutch shots down the stretch in the BMW Championship belonged to everyone except the winner. Marc Leishman didn’t really need them. Staked to a five-shot lead and determined to not let another FedEx Cup playoff event get away from him, Leishman never gave anyone much of a chance Sunday at Conway Farms. When Justin Rose made a…

Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017

Diesel cars are ‘more polluting’ than thought, study finds – Financial Times

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Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017

Ithaca Hits the Road With Electric Vehicles – Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

Electric vehicles are no longer the car of the future — they drive among us. Ithaca joined 264 cities worldwide to bring awareness to sustainable alternatives in the automotive industry on Saturday as part of the National Energy Drive Week. Twenty-four different electric cars were registered for this weekend’s events, ranging from a Tesla Model S to a Chevrolet Volt. Residents of all ages made their way through Press Bay’s…

Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017