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Tesla chief says self-driving cars just around corner

(TOKYO-AFP) – US electric car maker Tesla is developing technology that could see vehicles run on “full auto pilot” in as little as five or six years, according to its chief executive Elon Musk. The colorful entrepreneur said his firm […]
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A family van affair: 2015 Toyota Sienna, the only van in its segment available with all-wheel drive

The family van is alive and thriving, especially when it’s the 2015 Toyota Sienna debuting refreshed exterior styling packed with added safety, convenience and multi-media features. The 2015 Sienna, the only family van to offer an all-wheel drive option, is […]
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Nissan Altima named one of the ‘10 Most Comfortable Cars Under $30,000’ by Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A consumer favorite and Nissan’s top-selling model in the U.S., the Nissan Altima continues to impress with its premium exterior and interior design and functionality. This week, the 2014 Altima was named one of the “10 Most Comfortable […]
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Apple charts new course with large iPhones, smartwatch

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Apple moved to recapture its role as the leading tech trend-setter on Tuesday when the California giant unveiled its first smartwatch and two large-screen versions of the iPhone. In a major product event, Apple also said it […]
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DS, Zagato and McLaren unveil new cars in Chantilly

(Relaxnews) – On September 7, at the first edition of the Concours Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille organized by Peter Auto, car enthusiasts were introduced to the new Divine DS concept, the Aston Martin Virage Shooting Brake by Zagato […]
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Kia to unveil quieter, more luxurious Sorento in Paris

(Relaxnews) – At the Paris Motor Show in October, Kia will stage the European premiere of its third-generation Sorento premium SUV. Recently unveiled in South Korea, the new model offers a more refined style and a quieter ride than the […]
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Booming electric car sales under fire in Norway

Ministers in Norway – a major and rich oil-producing country – are under increasing public pressure to reduce perks and tax breaks for booming electric car sales. “It’s become a problem,” said Erik Haugstad, a bus driver in the Oslo […]
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Lexus to present NX in Paris with will.i.am

(Relaxnews) – The American musician will take part in an exclusive launch event for the new compact crossover in a secret location in Paris on September 24. With the tie-up, announced earlier this month, will.i.am has joined an expanding list […]
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Researchers develop alert system to prevent phone use at the wheel

(Relaxnews) – A dedicated dashboard camera could soon trigger a warning to drivers who use their phone behind the wheel. Developed by researchers at the University of Santa Catarina (Brazil), the solution was recently highlighted by MIT Technology Review. Created by […]
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Lexus CT 200h named Favorite Hybrid by Northwest Automotive Press Association

Stylish exterior design and efficient hybrid engine make the 2014 CT 200h a favorite at drive revolution event TORRANCE, Calif.  – With a fun and stylish exterior and a remarkable EPA-estimated 42 mpg combined fuel economy rating, it’s no surprise that […]