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  • Uber launches self-driving pilot in San Francisco with Volvo Cars

    Uber thought they were bigger than the California government. That didn't work out so well, as the company attempted to run its fleet of autonomous ride-sharing Volvo XC90s through the streets of San Francisco. You see, you need permits to operate these machines—and Uber didn't think that was as necessary as the State of California did. Rather than battle the state, Uber simply moved its test fleet to Arizona. Now the ride-sharing and tech company has decided it wants to make an autonomous return to the Bay Area. According to The Verge, Uber is going to play ball with the State of...

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    Technology And Apps Help Take The Pain Out Of Parking

    Along with standing around at a gas station watching your last paycheck click away before your eyes, parking has to be one of motoring's less pleasurable pursuits. Just like filling your car though it's a necessary evil, so in the absence of doing away with it completely, anything that makes it...

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    Cloud-Controlled Energy Saving From Google And Ford

    It's 7am, and your alarm is blaring to raise you bleary-eyed from your slumber. You grab breakfast, chuck some clothes on and get ready to head to work. As you step into your car, a message appears on the central screen. "What is your destination?". You press a button marked "Work". Although you...

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    Cat Burglars Steal Guy Fieri's 2008 Lamborghini Gallardo

    Guy Fieri: chef, TV personality, bona fide gearhead, consummate bro, and now, sadly, victim of supercar theft. As we understand it, Fieri's prized 2008 Lamborghini Gallardo was sitting at a Lambo dealership in San Fransisco, California early Tuesday morning, when a thief climbed onto the roof of...

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    Celebrity Chef Guy Fieri’s 2008 Lamborghini Gallardo Stolen

    Thieves managed to steal a 2008 Lamborghini Gallardo belonging to celebrity chef Guy Fieri early on Tuesday morning. The car was stolen from a dealership in San Francisco where the thieves had to use climbing gear to obtain the keys from the high security lot. Apparently they climbed onto the roof...

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