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23
2017
Lawsuit: High-End Used Car Dealership Sold Fake Warranties

A lawsuit alleges that a New Jersey-based auto dealer who specializes in high-end used cars sold customers warranties that did not actually exist, and pocketed the thousands of dollars that consumers paid for them.

March 23, 2017
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Mar
20
2017
Uber Turmoil Increases With Departure Of President Jeff Jones

The turmoil surrounding ride-hailing company Uber is increasing with the departure of president Jeff Jones, a marketing expert who was hired to help soften the company’s often abrasive image.

March 20, 2017
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Mar
17
2017
Report: Google Continues To Dominate U.S. Search Ad Revenues

According to a report by eMarketer, Google’s domination of the U.S. search ad market shows no signs of slowing down.

March 17, 2017
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Tesla Owners Waiting Months For Repaired Cars

The Economist reports that Tesla makes many of the vehicle parts in house. That means that their manufacturing plant has to keep up with demand, and the over 80,000 cars that Tesla produced in 2016.

March 13, 2017
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Volkswagen Pleads Guilty In Diesel Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen has plead guilty to fraud, obstruction of justice and falsifying statements as part of a $4.3 billion settlement reached with the U.S. Justice Department in January over the automaker’s diesel emissions scandal.

March 10, 2017
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WikiLeaks Documents Illustrate CIA Concerns Over Connected Car Security Vulnerabilities

WikiLeaks documents indicate that the CIA considered a “mission” against connected car technology, thereby underscoring auto industry concerns that the science behind the next generation of vehicles could lead to attacks from hackers.

March 9, 2017
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Embark Unveils Self-Driving Truck Technology

Self-driving truck startup Embark has unveiled its technology for the first time, using neural networks and deep learning to teach trucks how to drive themselves through their own processes of practice and trial and error.

March 7, 2017
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Mar
7
2017
Honda Opens Its Doors To Innovative Technology Partners

Although Honda is well known for working independently, the Japanese automaker is now looking to forge new partnerships with technology innovators.

March 7, 2017
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Ride-Sharing Services Open Up New Marketing Opportunities For Local Businesses

As the use of ride-sharing services continues to grow, Uber and Lyft are testing programs that could pose further threats to dealerships and their traditional vehicle sales models, while opening up potential new marketing opportunities for local businesses.

March 7, 2017
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Reynolds And Reynolds President Steps Down

The president of Reynolds and Reynolds has stepped down, effective immediately.

March 3, 2017
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College Student Makes Honda Civic Self-Driving

A college student from the University of Nebraska figured out how to transform his Honda Civic into a self-driving car for just $700.

March 1, 2017
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2016 Investments In Car Tech Startups Exceeds $1 Billion

There’s no question that the car tech market is growing quickly. According to a report from CB Insights, more than $1 billion was invested in this space in 2016, which marks a 30 percent increase in deal activity over the previous year.

Feb. 23, 2017
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