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October 20, 2016

According to the US. Department of Transportation, the average American drives 13,476 miles per year.  That works out to 1,123 miles each month and about 37 miles per day.

Sometimes bar-room bluster turns into the best ideas.

No automaker is undergoing the metamorphosis that's happening to Volkswagen, although in this case the lineup revamp isn't driven by consumers or by the company's long-term product development strategy.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Hellcat spotted by YouTube user Sinister Life

Jeep Grand Cherokee Hellcat spotted by YouTube user Sinister Life

From Motor Authority:

The Jeep Grand Cherokee Hellcat was just spotted prowling the streets

We already know that the Hellcat motor is going to be shoved into the GrandCherokee; Jeep CEO Mike Manley confirmed it already. Now, someone has spotted a prototype thundering through the streets of Detroit.

Marco Wittmann became the first BMW driver in the history of the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters to win two Drivers’ Championships. Having won the title in 2014, he was again crowned champion on Sunday, after finishing fourth in the final race of the 2016 DTM season, held at the Hockenheimring, behind the wheel of a BMW M4-based race car.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] confirmed in its five-year strategy announcement made in May 2014 that it will launch a new SUV using the Wagoneer name by 2018.


Tesla Hardware 2 self-driving technology

Tesla Hardware 2 self-driving technology

Tesla upgrades self-driving sensors, hardware; full autonomy test next year?

Yesterday morning, the state of California held a hearing on proposed rules governing self-driving cars.

Nano Flowcell Holdings hasn't been shy about promoting its flow-cell battery technology.

We've known for sometime that Audi will launch an all-electric utility vehicle in 2018, but there has been some confusion about what it will be called.

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