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Elon Musk: Model S not a car but a 'sophisticated computer on wheels' http://lat.ms/1H7HhJY
In a move that demonstrates how the mechanical and electronic worlds are converging, Tesla Motors plans to update many of its Model S sedans with functions that include automatic braking when the vehicle senses a pending collision, a partial autopilot system, and even a robotic parking program that will tuck a car into its garage while its owner watches from the porch.
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NHTSA calls airbag maker Takata "bad actor" Fines Takata for not helping probe into deadly, exploding airbags http://lat.ms/17AvNPC
Federal safety regulators levied fines of $14,000 a day on Japanese air bag manufacturer Takata Corp. for not cooperating with the Department of Transportation’s investigation into defective air bag inflators that have killed at least six people and injured more than 60 others in the U.S and overseas.
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Great inside the factory story about Tesla from colleague Charles Fleming   http://lat.ms/1EhlTNJ
FREMONT, Calif. — Xavier, Wolverine, Iceman, Thunderbird and Cyclops were all working hard.
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With GM leading the way, automakers recalled record 63.9 million vehicles last year -- NHTSA  http://lat.ms/1AtdEiA
Automakers recalled a record 63.9 million vehicles in the U.S. last year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a Thursday report.
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Honda shows off sleeker, larger 2016 Pilot in complete redesign for aging SUV. Fhttp://lat.ms/1ypZE3j
The Honda Pilot and Spider-Man don’t ordinarily have something in common, but the sport-utility vehicle and cinematic superhero both got the same treatment this week -- plans for complete reboots.
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Trucks drive big gain in January auto sales. GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota double-digit sales gains  http://lat.ms/1zbp6OY
Low gas prices, low interest rates and strong consumer confidence helped automakers post a big jump in sales in January, with General Motors , Ford, Chrysler, Honda and Nissan all reporting double-digit gains. Truck sales were especially strong.
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Tesla Model S takes top spot, Buick soars in annual Consumer Reports rankings http://lat.ms/1w8kqon
Three U.S. models cracked Consumer Reports’ list of its top picks in 10 automobile categories this year, and Buick became the first domestic brand to land in the magazine’s annual ranking of the best auto manufacturers.
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Is Google the reason Apple is charging into electric car business? http://lat.ms/1G8FnW6
Is Apple really setting its sights on developing electric cars?
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Sorry Toyota Prius - Honda Accord is officially top seller in California now. Prius sales still pretty stellar http://lat.ms/1DoWpzm
The Honda Accord family sedan narrowly toppled Toyota ’s Prius hybrid from its perch as the bestselling vehicle in California last year
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Bulls bailing? Tesla shares continue slide after big loss and analysts slash price targets http://lat.ms/1D0m2I8
Tesla Motor’s big fourth-quarter loss and an announcement that it will be investing double what investors expected in factory and product development are a sober reminder of how hard it is to build a new auto company.
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Are Tesla shares ready for a rally? Morgan Stanley thinks so.  http://lat.ms/1K8LRGT
Although shares of Tesla Motors have plunged nearly 25% since their high in September, investors should not despair; the stock will bounce higher heading into spring, according to a report from Morgan Stanley Research analyst Adam Jonas.
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Get your car fixed if it was recalled.

Houston crash death may be linked to faulty Takata airbag in Honda Accord  http://lat.ms/1uGH3iV
Honda Motor Co. said another death could be linked to faulty airbags in its vehicles.
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