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Detroit wants to maintain control of technological advances

Detroit is willing to let Silicon Valley into the car, but it’s not ready to hand over the keys. Automakers and suppliers said today that while the technology coming from the West Coast has been key to industry advancement, traditional companies still will control the fate of future vehicles.

 

Fiat Chrysler plans to reveal full electric Pacifica at CES, report says

Fiat Chrysler plans to reveal a fully electric vehicle based on the Chrysler Pacifica minivan at CES in Las Vegas next month as the carmaker moves to get in step with the industry’s shift toward electric vehicles, people familiar with the plans told Bloomberg.

'Mystery device' helps thieves steal cars with push-button ignitions
UPDATED: 12/7/16 2:19 pm ET - adds industry reaction

The National Insurance Crime Bureau today said it obtained and tested a so-called “mystery device” that can allow a thief to break into a

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