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Toyota Research Institute introducing P4 automated driving test vehicle at CES 2019; supporting Chauffeur and Guardian development

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The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) will introduce the TRI-P4 automated driving test vehicle on 7 January at CES 2019 in Las Vegas.

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Toyota's newest self-driving test car is a Lexus LS luxury sedan

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If you're going to develop a self-driving test vehicle, why not make it one that passengers would enjoy riding in?

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UC Davis report proposes mileage fee for EVs, maintaining fuel tax for ICEs to support road repairs

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A research report submitted to the California Legislature this week by the University of California, Davis’ Institute of Transportation Studies proposes switching EVs to a mileage-based road-funding fee (road user charge, RUC) while continuing to have gasoline-powered cars pay gasoline taxes.

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Future Model 3 rival: Volvo Polestar 2 electric performance car teased

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Volvo’s Polestar sub-brand has released a teaser picture and revealed a little more about its first electric car, to be called the Polestar 2. And the fledgling tech-performance brand doesn’t miss a beat in mentioning the Tesla Model 3. The Polestar 2, which will be the first fully electric vehicle from the entire Volvo Car Group, will. Polestar Polestar 2

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Achates Power brings in Cummins veteran David Crompton as President and CEO

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Opposed-piston engine developer Achates Power has appointed Cummins veteran David Crompton as president and CEO. Crompton joins Achates Power after 28 years at Cummins, where he served as President of both the Engine Business and Power Systems business. He has extensive experience in the powertrain industry covering pick-up truck, commercial vehicle, military, and off-road industries. Crompton steps into the leadership of the Opposed-Piston Engine company as it is poised for growth in 2019.

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Volvo Polestar 2, Tesla Model 3 range, self-driving Lexus: Today's Car News

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Tesla bumps up the range of its Mid Range Model 3, slightly and announces it will start delivering Model 3s to China in March. Volvo teases a look at its first electric model, the Polestar 2. Faraday Future flutters its eyes open, looking for its future, as it agrees to a mutual cease-fire agreement with its main investor. Toyota reveals its first. self-driving cars Faraday Future

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Valeo to demo telematics platform equipped with Autotalks’ V2X at CES 2019; switching between DSRC and C-V2X

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Valeo and Autotalks, a leader in V2X (Vehicle to Everything) communication solutions, will display global V2X capabilities integrated in a telematics platform at the upcoming CES 2019. V2X technology can significantly increase safety by extending the perception of the car for better anticipation of the potential road dangers.

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Tesla plans to begin Model 3 deliveries to China in March

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Tesla has confirmed that it plans to start making deliveries of its Model 3 sedan to China in March. That will complement an export strategy that’s ramping up in multiple ways. With the volume of U.S. deliveries potentially reduced due to Tesla’s reduced amount for the federal EV tax credit, and the after-effects of a strong push

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Tesla ekes 4 more miles out of Model 3 Mid Range

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After a $2,000 price drop on Wednesday, Tesla buyers just got four more reasons to choose a Model 3 Mid Range. According to the order page on Tesla's website, the Mid Range Model 3's EPA range rating went up four miles overnight, from 260 miles to 264. To be sure, it's a minimal improvement on top of what was already a pretty useful number of

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