Enter the ICar

Silicon Valley's invasion of the auto sector is becoming a full-blown assault.

Look, no hands!

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The biggest automotive story of 2014 was, without a doubt, Google's reveal of its first self-driving car prototype. Though the General Motors and Takata recalls and the rise of subprime auto lending are important short-term trends, nothing illustrates this moment in the auto industry's history like the entry of a major tech player into a field dominated by a few giant, well-established companies.

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