In making London the first European site where it will test self-driving cars, the Japanese automaker will conduct trials on public streets using a modified Leaf battery-electric vehicle next month....More
Michigan’s governor says his background in the computer industry makes him the perfect point man – and an enthusiastic salesman – for the state’s effort to stake out ground in the new-mobility sector....More
Nissan gives no information on when, or if, any of the concept’s design features will arrive. However, the car roughly is the same length as the Altima midsize sedan, which is due to be redesigned next year....More
The Nissan survey finds 56% of U.K. drivers see autonomous vehicles being of the greatest value to the personal mobility of the disabled, while 42% cite the visually impaired and 30% believe the elderly would benefit the most....More
Some analysts speculate China’s refusal to certify the LG Chem and Samsung SDI battery packs is a response to South Korea’s decision to deploy the U.S.-built Terminal High-Altitude Aerial Defense missile system to guard the country against attacks by China....More
Drawing heritage cues from the first civilian Dodge off-roader introduced in 1946, the '17 Ram Power Wagon picks up design cues from the Ram 1500 Rebel and strength from a heavy-duty chassis and 6.4L V-8 hitched to a Borg Warner transfer case and beefy solid axles front and rear.
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