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Autonomous Cars Head for the Big Apple

Autonomous Cars Head for the Big Apple

By Dee-Ann Durbin and Tom Krisher |
Autonomous vehicles may soon be tested by the chaos of Manhattan, where pedestrians, taxis, buses and bikes embark daily on an eternal quest to avoid impact.

Older Vehicles in London to Be Charged More for Polluting

Older Vehicles in London to Be Charged More for Polluting

Oct 23
Drivers of older, more polluting cars will face an additional charge when entering central London as the city battles air pollution blamed for thousands of premature deaths each year.

 Ohio Turnpike Plans Alerts System for Tech-Connected Cars

Ohio Turnpike Plans Alerts System for Tech-Connected Cars

Oct 21
Officials are planning a new system of travel alert information for part of the Ohio Turnpike near Cleveland with an eye toward a day when autonomous vehicles might regularly cruise the roadway.

Toyota Tops Consumer Reports' Auto Reliability Rankings

Toyota Tops Consumer Reports' Auto Reliability Rankings

Oct 21
Toyota Motor Co. is continuing its reign at the top of Consumer Reports' reliability rankings, a reward for its conservative approach to new technology.

Autonomous Cars Head for the Big Apple

Autonomous Cars Head for the Big Apple

By Dee-Ann Durbin and Tom Krisher | Oct 19
Autonomous vehicles may soon be tested by the chaos of Manhattan, where pedestrians, taxis, buses and bikes embark daily on an eternal quest to avoid impact.

Self-Driving Cars Could Ease Traffic, but Increase Sprawl

Self-Driving Cars Could Ease Traffic, but Increase Sprawl

By Matt O'Brien | Oct 17
A new study inspired by Boston's early experiments with self-driving cars finds that the technology could ease congestion, but might also lead to more cars on the road and further encourage urban sprawl.