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Tesla denies reports of Model 3 production snags
Fri, 26 Jan 2018 16:20:00 GMT
Tesla is denying reports that it continues to face major manufacturing issues delaying the critical ramp-up of Model 3 production.
VW exec suspended over monkey tests
Thu, 01 Feb 2018 15:15:00 GMT
Volkswagen has suspended a top lobbyist for a test program that exposed live monkeys to diesel exhaust.
As accidents mount, is it too soon for self-driving vehicles?
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 13:45:00 GMT
Are self-driving cars really ready for the road?
Tariffs could backfire and cost U.S. jobs, warn automakers
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 13:05:00 GMT
Auto industry analysts fear the tariffs could hurt voters who supported candidate Trump, especially workers in U.S. car manufacturing.
Consumer Reports names its top 10 cars for 2018 — and there are surprises
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:46:00 GMT
Toyota continues to be a category crusher, but there are a few surprises this year.
Delta cracks down on service animals allowed on board
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:02:00 GMT
Delta says reports of "comfort" animals urinating and defecating or biting have spiked some 84 percent in the last few years, forcing the airline to clamp down.
Senators say bill would save lives in crashes between cars and trucks
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:44:00 GMT
Gillibrand and Rubio have proposed a bipartisan bill that would require side guards on trucks to prevent "underride" crashes, in which cars go under trucks.
Caught in the act: Hidden cameras highlight car break-in 'epidemic'
Tue, 27 Feb 2018 01:24:00 GMT
Hidden cameras highlight car break-in 'epidemic' in San Francisco
The most popular vehicle in the luxury market is ... a pickup truck?
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 20:53:00 GMT
Premium brands have been racing loyalists by surprise — and the newest vehicle from Mercedes is none other than a pickup truck.
Driverless taxi rides are headed your way this year
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:40:49 GMT
Look Ma, no hands.
New year, new ride? 15 cars to rev up your 2018
Fri, 29 Dec 2017 17:08:00 GMT
From the fastest-ever Ford Mustang to the family-friendly Volkswagen Atlas, 2018 brings a smorgasbord of new cars.
We could be just one year away from driverless taxis
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:06:00 GMT
GM hopes to roll out by 2019 a fleet of robocabs with no steering wheel or pedals, a move that could signify the beginning of the end of personal car ownership.
Problems pile up for Tesla as quality issues mount, executives flee
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:28:00 GMT
Tesla is at risk of being overwhelmed by traditional competitors with deep pockets
Jeep in hot water over ad with SUV romping in wild waters
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 02:40:51 GMT
The head of one of the nation's largest fish conservation groups says Fiat Chrysler Super Bowl ads "glorified" the destruction of aquatic habitat in an apparent attempt to appeal to off-road thrill seekers.
Taunting Tesla: Mainstream brands are challenging Elon Musk's reign
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 16:20:00 GMT
Tesla is losing the technological edge that, until recently, made it a unique alternative to conventional cars.
Why did Pepsi just order 100 Tesla electric big rigs?
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:55:57 GMT
Pepsi's order of 100 Tesla semi trucks brings reservations to date to 267 Tesla trucks, according to one tally.
Why millennials should consider truck driving
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:48:00 GMT
Forget Smokey and the Bandit.
From cellphones to cars, these batteries could cut the cord forever
Mon, 01 Jan 2018 16:58:00 GMT
A breakthrough in battery technology could translate into days of use for smartphone addicts and driving ranges of 500 miles for electric car owners.
Top Ford exec out for 'inappropriate behavior'
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:53:00 GMT
Raj Nair, top Ford exec, ousted for 'inappropriate behavior'
Hyundai, Kia under scrutiny for air bag failures after 4 deaths
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 16:09:00 GMT
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it's investigating problems that affect an estimated 425,000 cars made by the Korean automakers.
What's new at the Geneva Auto Show: A Croatian hypercar, an electric Porsche, and more
Sat, 10 Mar 2018 18:22:00 GMT
The Geneva Motor Show has a history of throwing curve balls, and this year is no exception, with luxury brands rolling out battery-powered sportsters.
Trump's Japanese 'bowling ball' story spins into the gutter
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 21:55:00 GMT
"I have no idea what he was talking about," Center for Automotive Research's Kristin Dziczek said.
Why the year's biggest tech conference is all about smart cars, not smartphones
Sun, 07 Jan 2018 16:49:00 GMT
The hottest new place for car companies is not the auto shows but the tech conferences.
Trump's new tax plan might just make your new car more costly
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 17:42:00 GMT
The new tax plan favors business purchases, but many taxpayers will end up having to shell out more money for their new car.
Asleep at the wheel: Drowsy driving more dangerous than previously thought
Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:33:19 GMT
The results are likely to add impetus to the auto industry's high-tech efforts to prevent accidents when a motorist nods off.