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    Security experts hack into moving car and seize control  

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    BMW Refreshing Range for China Market  

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    Ghosn: Nissan Eyeing Purchase of EV Batteries  

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    ARC Automotive Airbag Inflators Probed  

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    GM India Recall Covers 155,000 Vehicles  

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    Automakers Curtail Tech Partners' Access to Data  

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  • Jul 9, 2015
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    Autonomous Cars Will Need Ethics, Morals and NASCAR Mode 3

    It is easy to make autonomous vehicles drive in a more virtuous manner than humans, but this could make them vulnerable as they mix with conventional cars and drivers on the road....More

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