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Uber agrees to buy 24,000 Volvo SUVs in its march toward self-driving vehicles

Uber self-driving prototype in San FranciscoUber will purchase up to 24,000 Volvo XC90 SUVs between 2019 and 2021, the ride-sharing company announced Monday. According to Volvo, the vehicles are an “autonomous driving-compatible base.” As the name suggests, they constitute the next step for Uber as the rideshare company looks for ways to implement the self-driving technologies…
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BMW recalls 1.4 million cars, SUVs over fire risk

2011 BMW 335i sedanBMW is calling back about 1.4 million cars to address one of two issues that could cause them to catch fire, even when the vehicles are not being operated. The larger recall includes about 740,000 6-cylinder versions of the company’s 1-Series, 3-Series, 5-Series, X3, X5, and Z4 models sold between 2007 and 2011. In those vehicles, the positive…
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Officials give OK to fix some VW, Porsche, Audi dieselgate SUVs

2015 Porsche CayenneFederal and California state environmental officials announced Monday that roughly 38,000 Porsche, Audi, and Volkswagen SUVs can be updated to be compliant with emissions, nearly two years after the automaker admitted it had cheated with an illegal “defeat device.” The EPA and California Air Resources Board sent a letter to VW on Friday approving…
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