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So crazy it just might work: Tesla opens up its patents to promote EV development

Tesla CEO Elon Musk thinks the world needs more EVs, so he's letting anyone use his company's technology 'in good faith' to promote that goal.

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Tesla offers its charging tech to the world, but there's a catch

Tesla hasn't shared its fast-charging technology until now, but offering it further complicates the already-hot debate about standards for connecting electric vehicles to chargers.

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US regulator keen on driverless cars, but urges caution around safety

A federal highway safety representative is generally excited about the technology

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Intel product line aims to open faster path for carmakers

Intel also has invested in a Japanese company that has developed a self-driving car.

google self driving prototype may 27 2014

13 fun facts and dreams about Google’s next self-driving car

See this bug-shaped prototype in action with real people and learn more about its mind-bending, near-lack of manual controls -- a major shift in how people experience autonomous driving.

google self driving prototype may 27 2014

No steering wheel. No pedals. Google gets serious about self-driving cars

This friendly-looking prototype car could be rolling its own route within a few years, as Google takes another big step toward autonomous cars.

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Nvidia wants to steer its Tegra K1 into driverless cars

Nvidia sees driverless cars as a big opportunity for its new mobile processor

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Driverless cars hit the road at new exhibit

Silicon Valley's Computer History Museum has a new exhibit on self-driving cars. As well as Google's latest efforts, you can see what GM dreamed up 75 years ago.

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The 4G mobile hotspot you can drive: The 2015 Audi A3 is all about data

This car's first-ever 4G LTE data plan spoils everyone. Passengers can stay online, and the driver gets some impressive data services from the MMI infotainment system and Audi connect.

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2015 Audi A3 is a mobile 4G LTE hotspot

The 2015 Audi A3 is the first car available with 4G LTE; we take it for a test drive.

Get an early look at Apple's CarPlay in action

Learn how CarPlay will help you control music, interact with Siri, make phone calls or more, as we see a prototype in action in a 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

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Automatic looks to fuel you with data for driving more efficiently

We go for a test drive with a $100 gadget that plugs into a computer socket on your car and sends data about your driving habits to your iPhone or Android device.

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Monitoring your car's fuel efficiency with Automatic

Plug this $100 gadget into a computer socket on your car, and it can send data about your driving habits to your iPhone or Android device. We take Automatic for a test drive to see if it gets us from Point A to Point B more efficiently.

BMW's X5 eDrive plug-in hybrid concept coming to US

BMW introduced the X5 eDrive concept car, a plug-in hybrid Sports Activity Vehicle or SAV, at the 2014 New York International Auto Show.

Riding along in a fuel cell vehicle

IDG News Service got the chance to ride along in Toyota's fuel cell vehicle, powered by hydrogen, at the New York International Auto Show.

2014 honda civic ex coupe april 2014

HondaLink Navigation app gives you GPS for less

Built-in nav can be pricey, but buy this app and a cable, and your Honda can have something just as good that runs off your phone.

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