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Zippity Brings On-site Car Maintenance to Boston Area Workplaces

BOSTON, Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Zippity, New England’s first mobile mechanic’s garage, is now partnering with Boston area employers to provide on-site car maintenance services, which save employees the time and hassle of getting their cars to the auto shop. Founded by former U.S…. Read More ›

Walmart, Ford partner to test grocery delivery with self-driving cars

Walmart Inc. WMT, -0.47% said Wednesday it was partnering with Ford Motor Co. F, +0.10% to test a grocery delivery service using self-driving vehicles. The pilot program is taking place in Miami-Dade County in Florida. Walmart said Postmates, which is already connected to Ford’s digital platform,… Read More ›

Subaru slumps to quarterly loss amid spiraling quality costs, recalls

TOKYO – Subaru tumbled into the red in the latest quarter amid spiraling costs for a series of recalls in Japan and other issues stemming from an ongoing spate of faulty vehicle inspections…

How 5G high-speed wireless technology will change tomorrow’s cars

Most of the hype about 5G wireless networks centers on faster data speeds for phones and laptops. But there’s a whole range of internet-connected things out there that stand to also benefit from this faster, more robust connection of the future, perhaps none more so than tomorrow’s… Read More ›

Study: Massachusetts drivers can expect to see their auto insurance rates go up thanks to legalized pot

“…You’re looking at an increase of around 4 to 6 percent in overall coverage,” predicted James Lynch, chief actuary at the Insurance Information Institute. The new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found car crashes are up by… Read More ›

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