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China’s Great Wall Will Build Factory In North America But Policy Remains An Issue 15
May
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Donald Trump, Great Wall, Mexico, Reports, USA on 05 15th, 2017


Chinese car manufacturer Great Wall is planning to build a factory in either Mexico or the United States, with the uncertain policy environment remaining a key factor for the location of it.
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Ohio To Pass Law Allowing Drivers To Run Red Lights, Sort Of 28
Jan
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Reports, USA on 01 28th, 2017


If you're driving through the state of Ohio in two months time and see someone running through a red light, it won't necessarily be because he's breaking the law or looking to get in trouble.
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New Bill Calls For Harsh Fines On Unlicensed Autonomous Vehicle Testing 7
Jan
Posted by Andreas Tsaousis in Autonomous, Reports, Uber, USA on 01 7th, 2017


Right now, self-driving tech is all the rage in the automotive industry, but current legislation is found lacking when it comes to regulating them.
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NHTSA Postpones CAFE Penalties Increase Until 2018 26
Dec
Posted by Andreas Tsaousis in NHTSA, Reports, USA on 12 26th, 2016


Automakers in the U.S. got a big break from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, as the latter decided to postpone a severe increase in the penalties for non-compliance with average consumption regulations.
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NHTSA Probes Into Smart ForTwo Engine Fire Reports 24
Dec
Posted by Andreas Tsaousis in NHTSA, Reports, smart, smart fortwo, USA on 12 24th, 2016


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that it is currently probing into a fire risk that could affect 2008 and 2009 MY Smart ForTwos.
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Uber Driver Accused Of Stabbing Passenger Because He “Disrespected His Vehicle” 21
Dec
Posted by Andreas Tsaousis in Offbeat News, Reports, Uber, USA, video on 12 21st, 2016


A weird incident took place last Saturday in Detroit, Michigan, involving an Uber driver and a couple, whom he was supposed to transport.
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State Farm And Allstate Hike Insurance Rates Because Cars Are Getting Smarter 17
Dec
Posted by Andreas Tsaousis in Reports, Tech, USA on 12 17th, 2016


Auto insurance companies are starting to charge their customers more and the reason, they claim, is all the new tech features their cars are laden with.
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GM To Invest Over $500 Million Into Four U.S. Plants 15
Dec
Posted by Brad Anderson in GM, Reports, USA on 12 15th, 2016


General Motors has announced that it will invest $552 million into four of its American plants.
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U.S. Tuners Create Brilliant Widebody Mazda RX-7 14
Dec
Posted by Brad Anderson in Mazda, Mazda RX-7, tuning, USA on 12 14th, 2016


Our hopes of a new rotary-powered sports car from Mazda may have been recently crushed, but for owners of arguably the best road-going rotary car ever, the RX-7, a tuning company has the answer to sparking life into the ageing design.
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Donald Trump Will Reportedly Meet Elon Musk After All 12
Dec
Posted by Andreas Tsaousis in Donald Trump, Elon Musk, Reports, Tesla, USA on 12 12th, 2016


In spite of being a champion of big oil companies and members of his party attacking Elon Musk, it appears that President-elect Donald J Trump will meet with Tesla’s CEO after all.
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Dad Gets Life Sentence For Leaving 22-Month-Old Son Die In Hot Car 10
Dec
Posted by Brad Anderson in Offbeat News, Reports, USA, video on 12 10th, 2016


In June 2014, Justin Ross Harris failed to take his 22-month old son, Cooper, to day care and instead left him inside the family’s Hyundai Tucson while he went to work.
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Buyers’ And Dealers’ Confusion About Autonomous Systems Could Compromise Safety 10
Dec
Posted by Andreas Tsaousis in Reports, Tech, USA on 12 10th, 2016


Browse through any new car tech specs and, in all but the more budget-oriented ones, you’ll surely find a list of driver assist systems.
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Carjackers Use “Mystery Device” To Steal Vehicles With Start Button Ignition 9
Dec
Posted by Andreas Tsaousis in Reports, Tech, USA on 12 9th, 2016


It appears that you don’t have to own a Tesla, or a similarly highly automated vehicle, to fall victim to hackers: if your vehicle has a start-stop button for the engine ignition, you could be just as vulnerable.
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Brand New 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 For Sale At $50K 8
Dec
Posted by Andreas Tsaousis in Chevrolet, Chevrolet Camaro, USA, used cars on 12 8th, 2016


When it was launched at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, the Camaro Z/28 was hailed as a track-focused sports coupe that also happens to be street legal.
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Lawsuit Against Mercedes BlueTEC Diesels Dismissed By U.S. Judge 8
Dec
Posted by Andreas Tsaousis in diesel, mercedes, Reports, USA on 12 8th, 2016


To no one’s surprise, the VW cheating emissions scandal kickstarted enquiries in other automakers that sold oil-burners in the U.S. market.
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