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Amnesty Pushes Fund Justice In CAR Donations

Donors to the Central African Republic were to meet in Brussels on Thursday to discuss aid for the strife-ridden and poverty-stricken nation. Rights groups have called for funding for its Special Criminal Court.

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GM Recycles Water Bottles for Its SUV Insulation Part

GM is using its recycled water bottles to build an insulation part for its Chevrolet Equinox engine. The effort is a part of the company’s initiative to achieve zero waste.

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Audi Custom-Made a 20-feet Limousine for an Unknown European Buyer

Audi has made a special extended version based on its A8 L model. The 20-foot long, six seat luxury limousine is made according to a special request from an unknown European buyer.

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Fiat Chrysler to Lay Off 1,300 Workers in Michigan, Investing More on Light Truck Productions

Fiat Chrysler is announcing a 1,300 job cuts as a result of the company’s decision to focus on producing light trucks and SUVs. American automakers are reportedly struggling to make money on other car models, such as sedan recently.

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A Singapore Startup is Preparing for The World’s First Fully Autonomous Taxis

The world’s first fully autonomous taxis might be hitting the streets of Singapore earlier than other cities. An MIT-supported startup is dedicated to develop a technology to achieve that, and is now seeking for approval for pilot program.

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French Government Offers a Site for Tesla to Build Its European Factory

French government offered an old nuclear plant site for Tesla to build its electric car manufacturing facility. The plant site is shutting down and Tesla’s existence could help support local residents with jobs.

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Tesla Missed Q1 Deliveries Target Due To Parts Shortages of Model X

Tesla announced parts shortage as the factor that caused the company to miss its initial sales target for the first quarter of 2016. The company, however, retains its guideline for the full year as it already solved the root of the problem accordingly.

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Volkswagen to Recall 91,000 Vehicles With TDI Engines Over Fire Risks

Volkswagen will start recalling 91,000 of its Passat 2012-2014 models in the U.S. over problems with the vehicle’s connector that could cause overheating and electrical short. The automaker is lately being clouded by scandals regarding emission and its vehicles.

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CarDekho's Parent Girnar Software Secured New Funding Round Led by Google Capital, Aims to Expand Services

CarDekho.com and CarBay.com's parent company Girnar Software has received a late-stage funding round led by Google Capital. The new fund will be allocated to further improve the company's car portals' technology as well as expanding services.

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Admiral's Chief Henry Engelhardt To Give £1,000 Bonus To All Employees Before Retiring in May

Car insurer Admiral’s chief has decided to award every employee in his company £1,000 before he retires in May. Admiral has been seeing constant growth since 2011 and is now valued £5 billion under Mr Engelhardt’s leadership.

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Lyft Teams Up With GM to Launch Car Rental Program as It Aims to Get More Drivers

App-based ride-hailing service Lyft announced its new initiative with GM, a car rental program called Express Drive. Aiming to grow its base of drivers, the new program will allow drivers to apply without owning a qualifying car but renting in instead.

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Ford Revealed Its Advanced Police Cars Doors, The First to Halt Powerful Rifles Attack

Ford introduced a new technology that makes its police cars doors able to hold powerful rifles strikes. It was the first police cars doors to be passed by the Justice Department to provide level IV protection.

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Honda Begins the Sale of the World’s First Five-Seater Fuel Cell Car in Japan

The sales of Honda’s first five-seater fuel cell vehicle has began in Japan, and the Clarity Fuel Cell is planned to enter the European and U.S. market later this year. The new fuel cell car is seeing some performance improvement and only takes three minutes to refuel its compact fuel cell stacks.

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Google Autonomous Vehicle Involved in a Car Accident, The Company Aims to Refine Its Software

A Google’s autonomous vehicle was involved in an accident with a public transit bus last month. That was the first accident ever caused by the vehicle’s software, leading Google to state its responsibility as the company aims to refine the car’s software.

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Porsche Design Tower Attracts Billionaires With Its Car Elevators and Luxurious Amenities

Porsche is constructing its residency tower with hydraulic lifts that could transport residents’ cars to the garage next to their units. The garages will have floor-to-ceiling windows right outside the living room, where car enthusiasts can keep and enjoy their cars in the luxury personal garage while enjoying the buildings post amenities.

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