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Average fuel economy dips, likely driven by rising pickups, SUVs, researchers say

After a record-breaking April for light-vehicle sales, the average fuel economy of those vehicles dipped slightly from March, a University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute report said.

BASF says tomorrow's vehicle colors could vary with your vantage point

In a few years, the color of a new vehicle could vary depending on where you're standing. That's according to supplier BASF Corp.'s automotive division, which today highlighted 65 striking colors here that it said could be on vehicles by 2020.

FCA, Google confirm plan for self-driving prototypes based on hybrid Chrysler Pacifica
UPDATED: 5/3/16 4:38 pm ET - adds details

Google has agreed to buy 100 plug-in hybrid minivans from Fiat Chrysler to expand its self-driving vehicle testing program, the two companies said

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