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Las Vegas continues its leadership in smart city technology by being the first city to connect traffic signal network to vehicles.
Audi
Ian Bush
February 19, 2019 - 1:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If it seems like you catch every red light at every intersection, there's new technology on the way that could help you score more greens. Drivers will see on the dashboard an "optimal speed" — just how fast (legally) they should go to make the light. If there's no...
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Volkswagen cars are pictured during a final quality control at the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg, Germany.
Michael Sohn/AP, file
February 18, 2019 - 3:27 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union warned U.S. President Donald Trump Monday that the bloc will step back from a commitment to buy more American soybeans and liquid gas if European cars are hit with punitive tariffs. The U.S. Commerce Department is expected issue its guidance on whether auto...
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Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
February 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Drivers of electric cars are being warned that the cold weather could cause you to need to charge up more frequently, and that could be dangerous. Jana Tidwell with AAA Mid-Atlantic says as more people are going greeen and driving electric cars, but driving on an...
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Jan 14, 2018; Detroit, MI, USA; Ford reveals the 2019 Edge ST during the North American International Auto Show at Detroit's Cobo Center.
Mandi Wright/Detroit Free Press via USA TODAY NETWORK
Ian Bush
February 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Smart speakers are in more than 100 million homes, but they’re just starting to emerge in cars — and in several models at the Philadelphia Auto Show. There she is, in the Ford Edge. “The same as what you do at home with your Alexa, you can now do with the touch of a...
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Mike DeNardo
February 01, 2019 - 3:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia Auto Show revs-up tomorrow, with 700 cars, trucks and SUVs starting their run at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. That new car smell is in the air at the Convention Center. Actually, we should probably say that new truck and SUV smell. Show...
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Philadelphia Auto Show
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
January 31, 2019 - 1:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's officially move-in day for the Philadelphia Auto Show, as cars, trucks and SUVs find their parking places on the floor of the Pennsylvania Convention Center. A worker slowly pulled a shiny red Lexus into the just the right spot at the Convention Center, where it...
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Carmakers used to outdo each other by installing more cup holders. Now, it's the number of screens, if the CES tech show in Las Vegas is any indication.
Dreamstime
Ian Bush
January 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
LAS VEGAS (KYW Newsradio) — Carmakers used to outdo each other by installing more cup holders. Now, it's the number of screens, if the CES tech show in Las Vegas is any indication. Holoride, the collaboration between Audi and Disney, is designed to make passengers say, "Are we there already?" While...
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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2010 file photo, auto worker Brenda Hedland takes a picture of the first Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan to come off the assembly line at a ceremony inside the GM factory in Lordstown, Ohio.
AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File
January 03, 2019 - 7:36 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Sales of new vehicles in the U.S. rose slightly in 2018, defying predictions and highlighting a strong economy. Automakers reported an increase of 0.3 percent over a year ago to 17.27 million vehicles. The increase came despite rising interest rates, a volatile stock market, and...
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Volkswagen cars
Michael Sohn/AP, file
December 14, 2018 - 7:57 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen, which last year vied for the title of world's largest carmaker, says it is on track to beat that performance with a new annual sales record — despite trouble getting vehicles certified for new European emissions tests. Sales head Christian Dahlheim said Friday...
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Dreamstime
Andrew Kramer
August 24, 2018 - 8:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's that time of year when many college students are returning to school, or maybe heading out for the first time. And the American Automobile Association wants to make sure they're taking care of a few car-related tasks before hitting the road. When you're college-...
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