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Here's why your next car could be made of wood

BMW i3 Coupe conceptThe University of Kyoto is partnering with two of Japan’s leading auto parts suppliers to develop a new, wood fiber-based plastic that can be formed into a strong, lightweight, structural piece of a car. By 2020, they expect to have the first prototype completed. This is hardly the first time wood has been used in structural elements of a...

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Waymo patent would make cars safer by making them softer

Waymo self-driving car prototypePedestrians are in trouble. Between 2015 and 2016, the U.S. saw an 11 percent uptick in pedestrian deaths, and there's no sign that the trend is changing course. What's an automaker to do? If you're Ford, you design cars to do a better job of detecting pedestrians. If you're Waymo (which isn't necessarily an automaker...yet), you design cars that...

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2018 Ford F-150

2018 Ford F-150Trucks don’t want to be luxury vehicles or family wagons, but now they have to be. The 2018 Ford F-150 is proof. Although the F-150 rides on a fully boxed ladder frame with a quartet of muscular engines designed to tow, haul, or drag nearly everything under the sun, the full-size Ford can be outfitted with a menu of luxury features that...

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ICYMI, Donald Trump talked about infrastructure yesterday, too

Pothole repair (via Wikimedia)U.S. president Donald Trump held a press conference yesterday. You might've heard something about it. Long before Trump stepped away from the microphone, media outlets were busy posting reports about his explicit defense of the white nationalists who'd gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend for a rally that ultimately turned...

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NAFTA update, O.J.'s Bronco, Karma Revero driven: What’s New @ The Car Connection

2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD ProThe LCD screen on your dashboard is likely to take center stage in NAFTA negotiations As NAFTA negotiations begin this week, tensions are high over the anticipated showdown between the Trump administration and the automotive industry. Likely to be at the very epicenter of Trump’s vision of incentivizing American manufacturing jobs are the...

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2018 Chevrolet Traverse

2018 Chevrolet TraverseThe 2018 Chevrolet Traverse walks a delicate line between being an affable, family-friendly crossover SUV and looking like something more rugged and capable. Clean styling inside and out, an enjoyable standard powertrain, a comfortable, spacious cabin, and most of the equipment we expect in a modern family car help the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse...

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