Driving and Tech News Roundup: June 2016

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Here are some of the best stories from around the world of driving and tech from May and June. Click on the links to read more about each story.

Thanks to newly published patents, Apple is working on a system that will let iPhone users unlock and start their car through their smartphones.

According to thecarconnection.com, active-safety systems, like automatic braking and bumper cameras may not reduce your auto-insurance premium.

Google cofounder Larry Page has invested in flying cars.

Israel is emerging as a hub for automobile technology as car manufacturers are opening research and development centers in and around Tel Aviv.

Uber is looking into a potential partnership with Fiat Chrysler and self-driving car technology.

Google and Qualcomm have joined forces to help improve Android Auto technology.

A J.D. Power’s SafetyIQ study has found that 2016 is on pace for a record setting level of vehicle software consumer complaints.

Norway’s political parties have agreed “to ban the sale of gasoline-powered cars by 2025.”

According to Baidu chief scientist Andrew Ng, “self-driving cars could be commercialized by 2019, with mass production in 2021.”

Nissan is releasing a fleet of vehicles in 2020 that will run on bio-ethanol.

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