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Tesla Autopilot chief leaves to join Intel

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Tesla Inc's Autopilot chief Jim Keller is leaving the electric vehicle manufacturer to join chipmaker Intel Corp. Keller, Tesla's vice president of Autopilot and low-voltage hardware, will be succeeded by Pete Bannon, a Tesla executive who previously oversaw chip development at Apple Inc, a Tesla spokeswoman said via email on Thursday.

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Junkyard Gem: 1966 Triumph Spitfire

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Here's an early Triumph Spitfire from the days before British Leyland, found in a San Francisco Bay Area self-service wrecking yard.

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2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS meets its parents at the Isle of Man

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A line of Porsche 911 GT3 RS cars, spanning several generations, splays out along the narrow two-lane road. The Isle of Man is damp, rain sputters against the grassy hills, and as we climb Snaefell mountain road, each car in succession is obliterated by fog. Suddenly, I'm alone in the oldest and most precious of the lot, an original 2.7 RS, feeling my way up the mountain at a snail's pace, peering ahead at the massive RS wings swimming in and out of the mist. There'd be breaks in the weather in

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Could the Chevy Impala be the next American sedan to go?

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Ford's announcement that it will stop investing in its lineup of sedans in North America and instead fill out its portfolio with more trucks, SUVs and commercial vehicles raises the question of what crosstown rival GM will do with its own fleet of cars. Or maybe, when it will do it. And by "it," we don't mean, "invest heavily in a new generation."

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Jaguar's 600-hp XE SV Project 8 is the fastest Jaguar sedan ever

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Jaguar is honing its XE SV Project 8 performance version, the car it calls its fastest four-door ever built. The manufacturer says the limited edition, 200mph sedan is almost production ready, after countless small adjustments.

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