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Volkswagen Unveils New Version of Polo Subcompact

Volkswagen Unveils New Version of Polo Subcompact

Jun 18
Volkswagen is unveiling a new version of its Polo subcompact, the sixth edition of a car that has sold 14 million units since it was introduced in 1975.

GM Raises Output of Self-Driving Bolts, Boosts Test Fleet

GM Raises Output of Self-Driving Bolts, Boosts Test Fleet

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jun 17
General Motors Co. says it has built 130 self-driving Chevrolet Bolt electric cars at a factory in suburban Detroit, making it among the first automakers to mass produce self-driving vehicles.

Drunk Driving is Still the Biggest Killer on Our Roads

Drunk Driving is Still the Biggest Killer on Our Roads

Jun 15
In response to recent reports regarding an increase in drug impaired driving, Mothers Against Drunk Driving wants to remind the public that drunk driving is still the biggest cause of traffic deaths and injuries in the nation.

Honda to Roll Out All-New Accord with No V6 Option

Honda to Roll Out All-New Accord with No V6 Option

Jun 13
Honda said Friday that its Accord midsize car will be offered only with four-cylinder or gas-electric hybrid engines when an all-new version comes out later this year.

Electric Vehicle Rally Sets off in Switzerland

Electric Vehicle Rally Sets off in Switzerland

By Jamey Keaten | Jun 12
Drivers in scores of electric vehicles, some in superhero or other quirky get-ups, embarked Friday on a weeklong trek around Switzerland as part of a grassroots movement to fight global warming.

Edmunds: SUVs Didn't Kill Off the Wagon After All

Edmunds: SUVs Didn't Kill Off the Wagon After All

By Josh Sadlier | Jun 10
When car-based crossover SUVs first hit the market nearly two decades ago, they were supposed to spell doom for the traditional station wagon. But recent trends suggest that, like many demises, the wagon's was greatly exaggerated.

Autonomous Cars (No Human Backup) May Hit the Road Next Year

Autonomous Cars (No Human Backup) May Hit the Road Next Year

By Tom Krisher and Dee-Ann Durbin | Jun 7
Autonomous vehicles with no human backup will be put to the test on publicly traveled roads as early as next year in what may be the first attempt at unassisted autonomous piloting.

Takeoff and Cruise: Toyota Making 'Flying Car,' Luxury Boat

Takeoff and Cruise: Toyota Making 'Flying Car,' Luxury Boat

By Yuri Kageyama | Jun 6
A startup backed by the Japanese automaker has developed a test model that engineers hope will eventually develop into a tiny car with a driver who'll be able to light the Olympic torch in the 2020 Tokyo games.

Takeoff and Cruise: Toyota Making 'Flying Car,' Luxury Boat

Takeoff and Cruise: Toyota Making 'Flying Car,' Luxury Boat

By Yuri Kageyama | Jun 3
Toyota Motor Corp. is working on a "flying car."

Hyundai Ioniq: 2017's Top Fuel-Efficient Gas-Electric Hybrid

Hyundai Ioniq: 2017's Top Fuel-Efficient Gas-Electric Hybrid

By Ann M. Job | May 27
The 2017 Ioniq Hybrid is Hyundai's fuel-efficient challenger to the Toyota Prius, America's best-selling gasoline-electric hybrid.

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