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Americans are even more wary of autonomous cars now

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In the wake of recent autonomous vehicle crashes including an Uber fully autonomous test car killing a woman pushing a bike, and a semi-autonomous Tesla Model X hitting a concrete divider, AAA conducted another study of the public's perception of such cars. It's a follow-up to a study conducted at the end of the past two years. According to the study, Americans distrust autonomous vehicles more than they did at the end of 2017.

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Americans are even more wary of autonomous cars now originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 22 May 2018 00:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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New ‘Magnum P.I.’ has fake Ferrari, fake Tom Selleck

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Wait, that's the new "Magnum P.I."? That guy? Really? I mean, he doesn't need to have a mustache. Or a Hawaiian shirt. Or really short shorts. But come on, there's nothing displayed by Jay Hernandez in the above "Magnum P.I." trailer that says "I have charisma and likability comparable to Tom Selleck." Now, is that even possible? Probably not, Tom Selleck is, well, Tom Selleck. But much as Chris Pine successfully captured Captain Kirk's bravado without doing a William Shatner impression, such a

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Watch an air jet keep a motorcycle from wiping out

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The future will be cool, because it has motorcycles with jet thrusters. No, not flying motorcycles, they're still very much ground vehicles. But they're still really cool, because they could save you some nasty injuries and expensive repairs.

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Consumer Reports, Edmunds observe significant problems with Tesla Model 3 test cars

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The Tesla Model 3 has finally been making its way into the eager hands of owners, and since Tesla hasn't been providing test vehicles to the press (as every other car manufacturer does), publications have been relying on those owners to lend or rent them their cars for evaluation purposes. We did just that for our Tesla Model 3 First Drive.

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