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Monday, Jul 29, 2019 at 05:47 PM EDT

Your Cadillac Can Now Help You Find Parking

Your Cadillac Can Now Help You Find Parking

GM is making parking easier for Cadillac owners with the addition of ParkWhiz parking to its Marketplace infotainment system.

Monday, Jul 29, 2019 at 05:46 PM EDT

AAA: In-Vehicle Infotainment Systems Distracting to Older Drivers

AAA: In-Vehicle Infotainment Systems Distracting to Older Drivers

While the technology has the potential to increase comfort and extend mobility for older drivers, it first has to stop distracting them.

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 10:14 AM EDT

A Look at Why the Tesla Model 3 is the Most Popular EV

A Look at Why the Tesla Model 3 is the Most Popular EV

The vehicle has gained an incredible amount of interest and popularity across the globe.

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 07:23 AM EDT

The 2020 Toyota Supra Arrived in Dealerships This Week

The 2020 Toyota Supra Arrived in Dealerships This Week

The model is positioned at the top of the Supra lineup with a $56,180 starting price and special design touches.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 07:33 PM EDT

Researchers: Electric Vehicle Batteries Catching Fire Days After an Accident

Researchers: Electric Vehicle Batteries Catching Fire Days After an Accident

Researchers say lithium-ion batteries are prone to a phenomenon known as thermal runaway — where battery temperatures can sharply increase to the point of catching on fire or exploding.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 07:29 PM EDT

Check Out Ford’s Electric F-150 Prototype’s Capabilities

Check Out Ford’s Electric F-150 Prototype’s Capabilities

The company teased the capabilities of the truck’s all-electric powertrain in a video released Tuesday.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 07:26 PM EDT

Volvo Recalling 500,000 Vehicles Due to Faulty Engine Part

Volvo Recalling 500,000 Vehicles Due to Faulty Engine Part

The company says in extreme cases the faulty part can cause a vehicle to catch a fire.

Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 at 07:07 PM EDT

Nissan Recalling Titan Pickups Citing Potential Electrical Issue

Nissan Recalling Titan Pickups Citing Potential Electrical Issue

The automaker is recalling 91,000 vehicles due to a problem with the alternator's wiring harness.

Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 at 07:03 PM EDT

Elvis Presley’s Vehicles Going up for Auction

Elvis Presley’s Vehicles Going up for Auction

Three of Presley’s fleet will be part of Kruse GWS Auctions’ Artifacts of Hollywood auction Aug. 31.

Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 at 07:02 PM EDT

Volkswagen, Ford Teaming up to Make Autonomous EVs

Volkswagen, Ford Teaming up to Make Autonomous EVs

The two companies will develop a partnership to develop driverless and electric vehicles with Argo AI.

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Police: 2 Arrested, 2 Guns Recovered in Dorchester
Police: 2 Arrested, 2 Guns Recovered in Dorchester

Police have arrested two men in connection to an overnight shooting in Dorchester Saturday. Atunbi Bryan, 27, of Brockton and Michael Warner, 34, of Hyde Park were arrested around 8:30 a.m. Saturday in the area...

1 Man Killed, 2 Women Injured in Shooting at Lynn Playground
1 Man Killed, 2 Women Injured in Shooting at Lynn Playground

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15-Year-Old Struck by Car in Cambridge’s Central Square
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A 15-year-old male in Cambridge was struck by a car in Central Square on Saturday evening, officials say. The teenager was walking in a crosswalk around 7:50 p.m. when he was hit, Cambridge Police said.

Andrew Luck's Retirement Delivers Aftershocks in New England
Andrew Luck's Retirement Delivers Aftershocks in New England

Andrew Luck shockingly decided to retire from the NFL on Saturday night. Tom E. Curran explores all of the aftershocks that Luck's decision could cause and how they may impact the New England Patriots.

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White House Says Trump Regrets Not Raising Tariffs Higher

President Donald Trump on Sunday acknowledged having second thoughts about escalating a trade war with China, but the White House later reversed, saying the president was misinterpreted and that his only regret...

See Every Great White Shark Sighting Near Cape Cod This Summer
See Every Great White Shark Sighting Near Cape Cod This Summer

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