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Inside Google's quest to shape the rules of the driverless road

Google is mounting a lobbying and public-relations campaign across America to win acceptance for autonomous vehicles and to shape the rules of the driverless road. And the tech giant, one of the first companies to launch a development effort, has emerged as the most visible and assertive lobbyist, with the most ambitious view of how self-driving vehicles should be deployed.

Ford to invest $1.6 billion in new Mexico small-car plant, create 2,800 jobs
UPDATED: 4/5/16 4:27 pm ET -- adds list of closed plants

Ford will invest $1.6 billion to build a new small-car assembly plant in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosi, creating 2,800 jobs by 2020. The

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