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Jordan Perch is a blogger and an automotive enthusiast who loves to write about everything that has to do with cars, providing readers with exclusive reports and in-depth analysis of the latest developments in the auto industry. On top of keeping readers up to date with everything that is going on in the automotive world, his blog posts are aimed at helping them learn how to take good care of their cars and become safer drivers, by providing useful car maintenance and defensive driving tips. His articles also help readers make a good car-purchasing decision, by posting detailed reviews of new and used cars, along with tips on how to avoid the most common mistakes people do when buying a car. I developed my creative writing skills in college, and now I enjoy expressing myself as a blogger and sharing my thoughts with a global audience.

Daimler's Study Shows Consumer Ignorance Is a Major Obstacle for EV Adoption

The road to success for electric cars has always been plagued by various problems, such as limited range, the lack of charging stations and the upfront price premium that makes them much more expensive than comparable gasoline-powered vehicles. Now, a new study shows that in addition to these obstacles, ignorance and image problems are the biggest factors standing in the way of electric cars.

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Google Announces That One of Its Self-Driving Cars Had an Accident Involving an Injury

Since Google first started testing its driverless car prototypes in 2009, the tech giant was able to claim that they had an accident-free record, even after completing hundreds of thousands of miles on highways and city streets in several states.

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Tesla Unveils Long-Awaited Model X SUV

Pretty much all electric-car enthusiasts have been waiting for this moment for a long time: the official launch of the the latest Tesla Motors vehicle – the Model X crossover. After being delayed several times over the past two years, the Model X is finally here, with Tesla Motors CEO, Elon Musk, unveiling it at an event near the company's factory in Fremont, California.

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Will Self-Driving Cars Be Able to Make Ethical Decisions?

The fact that self-driving cars will be safer than conventional vehicles is no longer up for debate, with automakers having proven that by taking the driver away from the equation, autonomous driving technology will drastically reduce the risk of accidents.

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Mercedes-Benz Has Highest Customer Satisfaction Rating of All Automakers, Study Shows

The Tesla Model S has been immensely popular among wealthier, environmentally-conscious Americans for a couple of year, which should suggest that customers are pretty satisfied with the service and the products they are getting from the Palo Alto-based electric-car manufacturer.

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Toyota, Nissan and Honda Team Up to Expand Hydrogen Infrastructure in Japan

The leading Japanese automakers consider hydrogen as the car fuel of the future, and are betting big on hydrogen-powered vehicles, as they believe that electric cars are not practical enough to present a good alternative to conventional vehicles.

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Google's Driverless Car Almost Hit Delphi's Autonomous Vehicle, Report Says

One of the main reasons behind Google's commitment to driverless cars is their ability to avoid accidents and improve traffic safety, as they eliminate human error, which is the single most common cause of motor vehicle crashes.

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Cities Embrace the Idea of a “Sharing Economy”, Survey Shows

Car sharing, peer-to-peer accommodation and other sharing economy services have been making a huge impact on many cities around the globe, and especially in the United States. Companies like Uber, Lyft and Airbnb have become important contributors to cities' economies, providing extra income for thousands of people and generating demand for new services that didn't use to exist and helping bring additional revenue to cities.

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Noise Pollution from Traffic Linked to Higher Risk of Stroke and Higher Death Rates

Greenhouse gas emissions from motor vehicles have an exceptionally harmful effect on people's health, causing chronic respiratory disease, heart disease and lung cancer, among other things, but the negative impact of the automobile goes beyond air pollution. On top of carbon dioxide, motor vehicles emit substantial noise that is generated by engines, exhaust systems, horns, alarms, as well as tires contacting the road.

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New Study Reveals the Most Common Driving Errors Teens Make

There are various factors that put teen drivers at a greater risk of being in a crash than older drivers, with inexperience and lack of skills being the most common ones. But so far, no one has been able to pinpoint what specific driving skills teens need to acquire in order to become more well-versed drivers and reduce their risk of crashes.

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