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Auto industry news is popular across a broad range of interests, so Wiser has made it easier than ever to stay up-to-date. We have created a tailored, daily digest featuring content on the auto industry from around the web. It is easy to use, comprehensive and free. The auto industry has had a significant impact on the lives of everyday Americans and it has influenced the country's infrastructure, economy, and position in the world. Its origins date back to the 1800s and by the early 1900s cars were being produced in the thousands. Today, the industry has annual worldwide revenues of more than $2 trillion dollars, with about 90 million cars produced each year. The industry is worth about $250 billion in the US, plus there are significant industries in other countries including Germany, Japan, South Korea, Brazil and China. And the industry is changing with emerging markets showing the most growth. There are also new technologies being developed to improve safety, efficiency, and to protect the environment. Meanwhile, the industry continues to consolidate through mergers and acquisitions. This all shows that, like cars themselves, auto industry news moves fast. But you can get an edge by signing up for the free daily news digest from Wiser.

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Blacklane: the branded pro driver service coming to a shelf near you
Eye for Travel • Tom Bacon
What Rob Corddry Can’t Travel Without
The New York Times • Nell Mcshane Wulfhart
Tesla Model S, X and 3 with possible competitors
Forbes • Contributor, Jay Somaney
Officers, teen injured in Northwest Side crash
Chicago Tribune • Elvia Malagon
Ford Versus General Motors: Has Anything Changed?
Seeking Alpha • Stan Stafford
How junkyard cars from Israel have become deadly Palestinian treasures
Washington Post • Ruth Eglash
Scania reports a 40% increase in sales of vehicles that run on alternative fuels and hybrids in 2016
Green Car Congress • Mmillikin
SC bans sale of non-BS IV vehicles from April 1
The Economic Times of India • Sharmistha Mukherjee
A timeline of when self-driving cars will be on the road, according to the people making them
Quartz • Sarah Kessler
Mercedes Hastens Electric-Car Rollout as Combustion Era Fades
Bloomberg • Elisabeth Behrmann
 
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Blacklane: the branded pro driver service coming to a shelf near you
Eye for TravelTom Bacon
From an idea that sprang from one of its co-founders being stranded once too often on a street corner waiting to hail a cab, professional driver service Blacklane now wants “to be on every shelf” for the traveller. Quite simply, says Sascha...
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What Rob Corddry Can’t Travel Without
The New York TimesNell Mcshane Wulfhart
Rob Corddry is a comedian, former “Daily Show” correspondent and the creator of “Childrens Hospital,” a subversive parody of medical television shows. He’s now starring in “Ballers,” an HBO comedy about N.F.L. players and their entourages. Based in Los Angeles, Mr. Corddry...
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Tesla Model S, X and 3 with possible competitors
ForbesContributor, Jay Somaney
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
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Officers, teen injured in Northwest Side crash
Chicago TribuneElvia Malagon
(Elvia Malagon / ) Two officers and a 17-year-old boy were injured in a crash late Tuesday after the teen drove past a stop sign, according to Chicago police. About 11:55 p.m., officers in a marked police car were heading west in...
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Ford Versus General Motors: Has Anything Changed?
Seeking AlphaStan Stafford
Summary In this article, I review Ford Motor Company and General Motors to determine which stock is currently the best long-term buy. I examine each stock's value as a stable, growth, value, and dividend investment based on a wide number of metrics....
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Auto Industry, International Security
How junkyard cars from Israel have become deadly Palestinian treasures
Washington PostRuth Eglash
A car drives along a road near the Israeli barrier in the Palestinian town of Abu Dis in the West Bank, with Jerusalem in the background. (© Ammar Awad / Reuters/REUTERS) CONTENT FROM THE CLEVELAND CLINIC To treat cancer patients, put yourself...
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Scania reports a 40% increase in sales of vehicles that run on alternative fuels and hybrids in 2016
Green Car CongressMmillikin
The number of vehicles that Scania sold that run on alternative fuels and hybrids increased by 40 percent in 2016. In total, close to 5,000 such vehicles were sold in 2016. The demand for vehicles that support the shift to sustainable transport...
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SC bans sale of non-BS IV vehicles from April 1
The Economic Times of IndiaSharmistha Mukherjee
NEW DELHI: In a setback for automobile manufacturers, the Supreme Court on Wednesday banned sales of BS III vehicles from April 1, 2017. Vehicle manufacturers have inventory of around 824,000 units of BS III-compliant two-wheelers, three-wheelers and commercial vehicles valued at around...
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Auto Industry, Self-Driving Cars
A timeline of when self-driving cars will be on the road, according to the people making them
QuartzSarah Kessler
Cars are already driving themselves on roads in California, Texas, Arizona, Washington, Pennsylvania, and Michigan. Though they are still restricted to specific test areas and driving conditions, it’s pretty clear that at some point in the future, completely driverless cars will be...
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Mercedes Hastens Electric-Car Rollout as Combustion Era Fades
BloombergElisabeth Behrmann
Mercedes-Benz is accelerating plans to introduce a suite of battery-powered cars by three years in a race to meet tighter emissions rules as European buyers turn away from fuel-efficient diesel cars. In a 10 billion-euro ($10.8 billion) project, the world’s largest luxury-car...
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