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SAFETY: Driver in Latest Tesla AutoPilot Crash Doesn’t Blame the Car

07.13.2016

A recent fatal crash involving a Tesla Model S has everyone, including federal investigators, looking more closely at the Autopilot feature.

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TECH: Fiat Chrysler Offers Bounties to Hackers Who Help

07.13.2016

Our vehicles are increasingly becoming computers on wheels, which means they are wide open to hackers. It’s scary enough to think of someone hacking your phone or computer, but it’s terrifying to think someone might hack your car and cause you and your loved ones physical harm.

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Car Talk and BestRide Present: Automotive Stamps You’ll Never See

07.13.2016

Tomorrow, the US Postal Service will begin selling its series of commemorative pickup truck stamps.  We got together with our friends at Car Talk to develop a series of automotive stamps you’ll never see on a letter.

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BestRide on the Radio: WBZ-1030, Wednesday, July 14 at Midnight EST

07.13.2016

BestRide Editor-in-Chief Craig Fitzgerald is on WBZ-AM 1030 tonight at midnight with his pal Bradley Jay. The pair will be talking about great American road trips and the best cars for your vacations this summer.

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