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  • Kids and cars: Today's teens in no rush to start driving

    DETROIT (AP) — Michael Andretti has a 21-year-old son with zero interest in obtaining a driver’s license. Rideshare apps get him where he wants to go.
  • Climate bid faces tricky path over money for electric cars

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The bipartisan compromise on infrastructure cuts in half President Joe Biden’s call for $15 billion to build 500,000 electric vehicle charging outlets, raising the stakes as the administration seeks to win auto industry cooperation on anti-pollution rules to curb climate change.
  • Auto show back in Detroit next year with focus on outdoors

    DETROIT (AP) — The head of Detroit's big international auto show says it will return to the Motor City next year, but with smaller indoor displays, and more emphasis on experiencing vehicles and technology outside.
  • Yellowstone National Park unveils automated electric cars

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Park officials have launched the first tests of electric vehicles in Yellowstone National Park that are capable of operating without drivers.
  • GM's newest vehicle: Off-road, self-driving rover for moon

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — General Motors is teaming up with Lockheed Martin to produce the ultimate off-road, self-driving, electric vehicles — for the moon.
  • Ford's big bet: Fans of F-150 pickup will embrace electric

    PITTSFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — On the outside, the electric version of Ford's F-150 pickup looks much like its wildly popular gas-powered version. Yet the resemblance is deceiving. With its new battery-powered truck, Ford is making a costly bet that buyers will embrace a vehicle that would help transform how the world drives.
  • Edmunds: Five new EVs to wait for in 2021

    Electric vehicle shoppers have an increasing number of models to choose from. There are nearly two dozen EVs on the market today, and that selection will only grow over the next eight months. Here are five upcoming EVs, organized by price, that the experts at Edmunds are most excited to see in 2021.
  • Celebrate Mother's Day by upping your gift game this year

    NEW YORK - Mother's Day is here again and, yes, we're still in a pandemic. Keep those handmade cards, bouquets or breakfasts in bed coming, but up your game in celebration of brighter days with one of these store-bought gifts:
  • Edmunds: 5 new trucks and SUVs to look for in 2021

    Every new year ushers in a new batch of cars, trucks and SUVs from just about every automaker. Some of these new models create little more than passing interest, while others threaten to burn out the internet with hype. For 2021, it’ll be trucks and SUVs dominating the news. Edmunds’ experts cover the five they think will make the biggest splash.
  • Edmunds: Top 5 upcoming vehicles to be excited about

    The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way automakers debut their vehicles. Large auto shows have been cancelled, and many planned vehicle debuts have been delayed.

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