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Ford Files Autonomous-Drive Patent to Help Off-road Vehicles Navigate that Odd Rock Formation

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http://www.hybridcars.com - This week Ford secured a patent from the US Patent and Trademark Office for a new off-road autonomous driving system. The patent focuses on off-road obstacle detection and response, with Ford describing a semi-autonomous/autonomous system using a combination of sensors, radar, LiDar, topographical map data, and cameras to digest and interpret data regarding off-road obstacle passage, redirection, and avoidance.

Workhorse Surefly Octocopter Will Make Its First Manned Flight at CES

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http://www.thedrive.com - Apparently not satisfied with developing an electric pickup truck, electric delivery vans, and drones, Workhorse Group is cooking up a small helicopter. Called the SureFly, it was unveiled in June, but hasn't made a manned flight in public.

Walmart will be one of the first companies to try Tesla's electric truck

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http://www.businessinsider.com - Walmart will be among the first companies to try Tesla's new electric trucks. The retailer plans to test them in the United States and Canada.

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid Starts at $34,290

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http://www.motortrend.com - Now that it has introduced the Clarity Fuel Cell and Clarity Electric, Honda will roll out the third model in the series next month. The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid goes on sale nationwide on December 1, and it’s expected to be the volume leader of the triad.

VW Investing Over $40b on EVs, Autonomous Vehicles

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http://www.thedetroitbureau.com - Volkswagen will spend over $40 billion between now and 2022 on electrified powertrain technology, autonomous vehicles and other futuristic concepts, aiming to leapfrog key competitors like GM and Toyota.

Sneak Peek: Move-In Day at the 2017 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals

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http://www.hotrod.com - The 2017 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals (MCACN) isn’t open to the public quite yet, but we were there during move-in on Thursday to bring you this preview of a few of the 500-some rare muscle cars expected for this incredible show. If you’re thinking about attending MCACN this year, don’t just think–go!