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    Video: Self-driving Nissan Leaf controlled from iPad

    "Siri, drive me home." Okay, so it's not quite that simple (yet) but Oxford University is testing out a driverless version of the Nissan Leaf electric car using technology controlled from an Apple iPad on the dashboard. The car is guided by a low-cost navigation system that gauges its ...

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    BMW celebrates 1.5 million "new" Minis made

    2009 Mini Cooper S Convertible – Click above for high-res image gallery
    2009 has been a big year for BMW's MINI brand. MINI launched a new convertible, turned 50 years old, and has now made 1.5 million new generation MINIs since production began in 2001. The new MINI has outpaced the demand ...

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    "Hypermiling" named New Oxford dictionary's Word of the Year

    If you are reading this blog, you are likely well aware of the growing green sentiment all over the world. Here in the U.S., gas prices have finally begun to approach what they are on the rest of the globe, and this action has prompted a new word: hypermiling. First coined in 2004, the word took ...


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