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Volvo first to commit to Android-powered infotainment system

Volvo has confirmed plans to introduce an infotainment system powered by Google's Android operating system within the next two years. The system will feature graphics and menus unique to Volvo, but behind the scenes it will be powered by Android. Volvo will also have its own apps running on...

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Cadillac chief: NYC relocation showing results

It's no secret that General Motors' luxury division has seen a fall from grace, but the brand's top executive says that its controversial relocation from Detroit to New York City is paying off. Cadillac division president Johan de Nyssychen moved the brand from the General Motors mothership in...

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Major bank lists Tesla as top takeover target for Apple

One could argue that Tesla is viewed as the Apple of the auto industry, even though the financial performance of each company is vastly different. But with the convergence of the auto and tech industries continuing to accelerate, could there be a case for the two companies to be merged? Citigroup...

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BMW picks plant for iNext self-driving EV due in 2021

BMW CEO Harald Krüger in a press conference on Thursday outlining the company's financial results revealed more details about the planned iNext. iNext is the code name for BMW's next model from its i sub-brand for electrified and self-driving cars. Production is due to start in...

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nuTonomy to use Peugeot 3008 for self-driving car fleet

Last summer, an American startup by the name of nuTonomy made headlines following the launch of the world's first taxi service implementing a fleet of self-driving cars. Albeit a trial only, the service, which covered a few streets in Singapore, provided an early look at a likely future where...

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Lexus fears the sedan’s extinction due to crossovers and SUVs

Lexus is taking the threat of crossovers and SUVs very seriously. The Japanese luxury brand fears the sedan may not be long for this world if the traditional body style doesn't begin to offer buyers something different from a crossover or other utility vehicle, according to Automotive News...

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