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Uber Strikes Deal With Volvo to Bring Self-Driving Cars to Its Network

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The future is bright for autonomous, self-driving cars and renowned companies are striking to make fruitful partnerships so that they can make the most of out the technology coming into production. For example, Uber has recently announced their partnership deal with Volvo. As per the agreement, the renowned global transportation technology company (Uber) will purchase a total of 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo. The non-binding framework deal will offer Uber an excellent way to overcome the setbacks in its autonomous driving division of Silicon Valley’s race. Read the rest of this entry »

Top Consumer-Rated Hybrids for 2018

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Hybrid cars are quickly gaining popularity and are well on their way to becoming as popular as gasoline-powered vehicles. These vehicles are not only more eco-friendly than their non-Hybrid counterparts, but also have an excellent price-to-performance ratio that makes them a favorite among eco-conscious drivers. Looking at buying a Hybrid but not sure which to test drive first? Our Berkeley auto body shop has rounded up some of the top consumer rated Hybrid cars of 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

Volvo Survey: Californians and New Yorkers Want Autonomous Cars

Volvo Body Shop Discusses Self-Driving Cars

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Cool news from the automotive sector: Volvo recently partnered with other companies to pack its vehicles with autonomous auto technology. The company’s vision is compelling: to allow drivers to experience the autonomous option while retaining the choice to operate vehicles manually. To determine whether consumers will actually embrace autonomous vehicles, Volvo has conducted a worldwide online survey. Volvo’s Future of Driving survey has elicited over 50,000 responses and facilitated the largest conversation on this topic to date. Read the rest of this entry »