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Cal Bills Push No-Emission Vehicles

California State Capitol Building

Gov. Jerry Brown embraced a package of proposals from lawmakers Thursday to boost the number of zero-emissions vehicles on California roads, from incentives to buy used cars to new emissions goals for the ride-share industry. Brown used the deck of a hybrid-electric ferry boat, the first of its kind to …

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GM is Hiring Hackers

Self Driving Car Stock Photo

Highly computerized cars could mean consumers’ data is vulnerable or  driver safety might be endangered if car companies aren’t prepared to cut off any data breach or threat to cybersecurity at the pass. General Motors is taking no chances. It’s bringing in those exact people who might do the infiltration to help thwart …

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The Lede, Don’t Forget the Motor City

The Lede

The Lede, Monday, April 30, 2018 By David Royse The LEDE Is Detroit Back? Detroit is no longer under the control of the state of Michigan. The city was released from state oversight today, and it’s just the latest good news in a series of stories that hint that the Motor City …

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Tesla Pausing Model 3 Production

Tesla Factory

The troublesome Tesla Model 3 is on hold, as the company tries to correct what company founder Elon Musk has said was “over-automation.” “Humans are under-rated,” Musk said on Twitter earlier this week. BuzzFeed reported Tuesday that production on the company’s first mid-priced, mass-produced electric car would pause for four or …

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Lyft, Magna to Partner on Autonomous Cars

Lyft Says It Has a Deal With Magna International To Develop and Build Driverless Cars for its Network and Anyone Else LedeTree Magna International and Lyft announced this week they will collaborate on developing and manufacturing self-driving systems that will be used in a Lyft ridesharing fleet, but will also …

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The Lede

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The Lede, Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 By David Royse Good morning and welcome to a new newsletter for a new year. In the news: Pot’s now legal in California. Is This the Year We’ll Be Riding in Driverless Cars? Amazon Is Closer to World Domination.  If it’s a new idea …

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Toyota Ramping Up Electric Push

Toyota Fuel Cell Car

All Toyota Vehicles Will Have Fully Electric or Hybrid Version By 2025 Darrell Etherington | TechCrunch Toyota is finally revealing the details of its plan to catch up with some of its rivals on electrification; the automaker has focused primarily on hybrids and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles before now, despite …

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