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Shop, click, deliver: Kroger to test self-driving grocery delivery vehicles

Autonomous grocery deliveries could soon come to local neighborhoods as the Kroger supermarket chain announced last Thursday that it will partner with Nuro for self-driving grocery delivery test vehicles. Kroger plans to roll out the self-driving grocery delivery service in an unnamed test market this fall and has tapped the Silicon Valley robotics company...

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Apple completely rebuilding its Maps application

Apple knows its Maps application isn't up to snuff, and it's taking the matter seriously with a totally rebuilt app. When Maps first launched, the app used third-party data to provide the basis for the critical "maps" element of Maps, but now, Apple is taking full ownership and building the map data. Tech Crunch reported last Friday that Apple will use...

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Audi has figured out how to spray two paint colors at once

The process of building cars is becoming more complicated and yet easier at the same time. More complex processes and materials are being introduced, but we also have robots to lend a helping hand throughout the manufacturing process. Audi has figured out a way to use these robots to improve its paint spraying process. In fact, the German automaker has...

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Max Verstappen claims victory in wild Formula One Austrian Grand Prix

One week removed from the French Grand Prix and one week ahead of the British Grand Prix, it would have been easy for Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix to be overlooked by teams and fans. But from lights out, the 2018 Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring was anything but forgettable. Aston Martin Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen claimed the fourth...

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Hyundai fun day: rumors swirl of hostile FCA takeover bid

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has courted potential partners for a merger before, but a new report suggests that a new suitor may be waiting to buy the automaker now. Asia Times reported last week, citing unnamed sources, that Hyundai is waiting until later this year to buy FCA (NYSE:FCAU) ahead of Marchionne's retirement next year. The...

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2019 Aston Martin DBS, 2019 Audi Q8, Porsche 919 Evo: This Week’s Top Photos

This week we saw Aston Martin replace its Vanquish with a new super GT dubbed the DBS Superleggera. The Ferrari 812 Superfast rival features a full carbon fiber body and 715-horsepower V-12, and will be in showrooms by the end of the year. And Vanquish fans shouldn't sweat; we hear Aston Martin will revive the name for a mid-engine supercar due around 2020...

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Mercedes-Benz open to V-8-powered X-Class pickup

The most powerful Mercedes-Benz X-Class right now is the X350d powered by a 3.0-liter turbocharged V-6 diesel with 258 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque, but the mid-size pickup might offer a V-8 in the future. That's according to X-Class engineering boss Frank Schumacher, who in an interview with Drive published Wednesday said a V-8-powered X-Class...

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Explore the cutesy 2018 Suzuki Jimny in greater detail

After nearly two decades on the market, Suzuki has laid the third-generation Jimny SUV to rest. Succeeding the pint-sized off-roader is the fourth-generation 2018 Jimny, and boy, is it a cute little thing. Before the Mercedes-Benz G-Class comparisons flood in, the new design actually recalls the original Jimny introduced in 1970. The first generation...

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