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Dubai Police enlist Chevy Tahoe-based Giath SUV

Yet another toy has joined the Dubai Police Department’s garage. But unlike many of the garage’s patrol vehicles, this one is not a supercar. It’s a Chevy Tahoe. Not just any Tahoe, but what the department calls the “Giath,” and it’s one of the most advanced police vehicles on the planet, the department further boasted. The Dubai Police’s official Facebook page last week showed off its latest cruiser, which is based on a standard Chevy Tahoe. The front and rear clips have been heavily worked over to portray its own…

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Daimler concept shows how self-driving cars could communicate with pedestrians

It will require years of research and technology implementation before self-driving cars are a common sight. Until then, some automakers aren’t only working on the tech itself, but also developing ways for self-driving cars to communicate with pedestrians. Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler showed off its initial concept for how a self-driving car will communicate with pedestrians and other bystanders while it operates, and it comes down to one thing: eye contact. The German auto giant explained in a Monday announcement that ongoing research showed humans feel most comfortable with self-driving cars…

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2020 Mustang GT500, Rivian R1T and R1S, 2020 Jeep Gladiator: The Week In Reverse

2020 Jeep Gladiator with Mopar accessories Ford teased the upcoming Shelby GT500’s engine and confirmed its debut; startup Rivian debuted the R1T and R1S electric pickup and SUV concepts; Jeep revealed the 2020 Gladiator pickup truck. It’s the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. Ford not only confirmed the 2020 Shelby Mustang GT500 will make its grand debut at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, but the Blue Oval also teased the potent pony car’s engine. It’ll displace 5.2 liters and crank out more than 700…

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Porsche’s new plan for drivers? An app for the world’s best roads

2020 Porsche 911 Porsche wants to take drivers to some of the world’s best driving roads, and now, there’s an app for that. The brand announced its new “Porsche Road Trip” app for iOS on Friday, which pegs the best roads across the world for drivers to experience. So far, Porsche has mapped roads in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the United States. The company plans to add more roads, but the goal isn’t to just dump the routes in one large batch. Porsche Road Trip app for iOS The app…

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