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Tesla Model X crossover electric vehicle coming in 2013, starts at $49,900 after tax credits
Ford brings SYNC and AppLink to Europe
Voice-controlled 4G cop car of the future identifies lawbreakers on its own [video]

New Wi-Fi standard means better vehicle support, improved cell handoff

gigaom.com
The ubiquitous Wi-Fi standard officially improved on Monday, with the IEEE publishing its fourth revision to 802.11. The updates include faster throughput, improved cellular hand-offs, and better communication between vehicles in addition to other improvements. Once considered a secondary connection compared to wired Ethernet, Wi-Fi is becoming a dominant wireless protocol...
New Wi-Fi standard means better vehicle support, improved cell handoff

A123 Systems stung by faulty batteries

news.cnet.com
Battery maker A123 Systems will need to replace batteries to the Fisker Karma and other vehicles following the discovery of a defect at its Livonia, Michigan battery plant. [Read more]...
A123 Systems stung by faulty batteries
If cars could talk to another, what could (and should) they say?
Patent filing: Google’s self-driving car could pick up the kids, swerve to avoid deer
Will you rent your ride to a stranger? Peer-to-peer carsharing arrives in Seattle
Burnout Crash’s automotive chaos smashes on to iOS

Proof That Pirate King Kim Dotcom Is A James Bond Villain

www.businessinsider.com
MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom has a history filled with criminal activities including hacking, embezzlement, and insider trading. He's also a street-racer and playboy. Add another title to that: real-life James Bond villain. Here's one excerpt from BusinessWeek's profile of Dotcom about a raid on Dotcom's mansion and his arrest...
Proof That Pirate King Kim Dotcom Is A James Bond Villain

Metropolitan police send 1,000 victims each other's email addresses

www.guardian.co.uk
'Human error' led to addresses being placed in wrong field when sending survey to victims over standard of serviceScotland Yard has inadvertently shared the email addresses of around 1,000 victims of crime with each other, in a mistake that has been referred to the information commissioner.The Metropolitan police said emails...
Metropolitan police send 1,000 victims each other's email addresses

Ford: Telecom Companies and Auto Industry Have to Work Together to Avoid “Global Gridlock”

siliconfilter.com
Bill Ford Jr., the executive chairman of the Ford Motor Company used his keynote address at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last night to lobby for a stronger cooperation between mobile tech companies and the auto industry to avoid "global gridlock." Given numerous predictions that we will see global...
Ford: Telecom Companies and Auto Industry Have to Work Together to Avoid “Global Gridlock”

Another Bus Crash at Disney?

www.insidetransit.com
Tags: bus, crash, Transit News Isn’t Disney supposed to be a happy place? First there was a horrible crash of the Disney monorail that killed the operator of the monorail. A week later there was a bus crash that injured 12 passengers. And back in December, passengers on the monorail...
Another Bus Crash at Disney?

South Korea Begins Testing “Recharging Roads”

www.inquisitr.com
The University of California a while back invented recharging roads, a technology that allows vehicles to suck up energy from the ground. Now South Korea has adopted the technology and they are currently testing it at a Seoul amusement park. The technology, known as the Online Electric Vehicle System...
South Korea Begins Testing “Recharging Roads”
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