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Data shows grim picture of driving behavior near schools
Pete Bigelow | @PeterCBigelow |

A leading traffic analytics company has compiled a detailed portrait of driver behavior on roads surrounding more than 125,000 schools across the country.

Scooter startup Lime launches car-sharing service in Seattle
Joshua Brustein |

Lime, the scooter startup company that has spread bikes and scooters around the country over the last year, will start spreading around Lime-branded cars, too.

Ford and Walmart start autonomous-vehicle partnership
Pete Bigelow | @PeterCBigelow |

Ford and Walmart have started a joint pilot to explore how the companies can use self-driving vehicles to deliver groceries and other consumer goods.

First Shift: Ford, Walmart explore autonomous deliveries
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Ford, Walmart explore autonomous deliveries; Report: Trump holds off on new tariffs, for now; Calif. compromise?; Tesla, GM, Nissan unite in tax-credit push; Ranger's range of add-ons.

Waymo will launch first commercial robotaxi service in U.S. next month, report says
Tom Randall |

Waymo is planning to launch the world's first commercial robotaxi service in early December in Phoenix., Bloomberg reported.

First Shift: Waymo to offer driverless paid rides - report
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Waymo to offer driverless paid rides - report; Progress on import probe?; New boss for Maserati N.A.; CPO sales on rise; 192 days' worth of Fiats; Shaggy, Sting and the Spider.

Maven to allow non-GM vehicles on car-sharing platform
Michael Wayland | @MikeWayland |

Maven plans to open its peer-to-peer car-sharing program to non-General Motors vehicles in mid-2019.

Amid EV hype, the internal combustion engine keeps improving
Richard Truett |

This may be the dawn of the electric vehicle era, but 2018 has been a phenomenal year for the humble internal combustion engine.

Diess: VW can help make EVs mainstream
Larry P. Vellequette | @LarryVellequett |

If electric vehicles fail to catch on globally over the next several years, it won't be because Volkswagen didn't try, CEO Herbert Diess says.

Lawnmower sharing? GM's Maven eager to diversify
Michael Wayland | @MikeWayland |

Maven's current "car sharing marketplace" is the first product in a potential line of shared products for the emerging consumer platform.

Ford open to working with rivals on driverless cars, report says
Sebastian Tong |

Ford is open to working with foreign rivals to expand self-driving services internationally, the Financial Times reported.

VW may invest in Ford-backed Argo as alliance talks advance
Christoph Rauwald and Keith Naughton |

The two automakers are nearing a framework agreement to join forces on electric and self-driving vehicles — capital-intensive areas that are reshaping the auto industry and straining carmakers' finances across the...

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