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Flying Car Leaders Talk Public Perception at a 2019-12-04 08:00:00At a Texas conference hosted by Ross Perot, Jr., air taxi innovators focused on how to get the public onboard with their ideas.

Teaching Self-Driving Cars to Watch for Unpredictable Humans 2019-12-04 07:00:00You drive differently for Sunday errands than when you're late to pick up the kids. Researchers are teaching robots how to grapple with that.

Elon Musk’s Slander Trial, Offensive Ornaments on Amazon, 2019-12-03 17:12:17Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

Elon Musk to Testify as Diver's Slander Trial 2019-12-03 08:00:00A trial beginning in Los Angeles is the latest chapter in a saga that began with Musk's plan to use a mini-sub to rescue a trapped soccer team.

Tesla Has Found a Use for Lasers—Cleaning Glass 2019-12-03 07:00:00The electric automaker shuns lasers for its self-driving features. But a patent application foresees using the technology to clean windshields and cam

NYC Has an Old-Timey Plan to Fix Its 2019-12-02 13:05:20As the city plans out its congestion charge, critics are already saying it would do well to take a few lessons from London. 

How Airports Are Protecting Themselves Against Rising Seas 2019-12-02 07:00:00Many of the nation's busiest airports are subject to increased flooding from climate change. So they're building seawalls and relocating sensitive e

How to Change the Tires on a Race 2019-11-30 07:00:00The Red Bull Formula 1 team executed a pit stop aboard a Russian plane used to train cosmonauts. It required some adjustments.

Air Travel in 2019 Saw Big Projects and 2019-11-29 07:00:00The number of Americans flying around Thanksgiving is projected to rise 3.7% this year. Just don't stash gun magazines in your carry-on. 

Yet Another Challenge for Air Travelers: Finding Your 2019-11-28 07:00:00Airports including LAX are setting up pickup areas a ways removed from terminals to address the congestion created by popular ride-hail apps.

Uber's London Rivals Are Plotting Its Downfall 2019-11-27 10:00:00Irresistible deals for drivers and passengers are creating a frenetic race as fellow ride-hailing services try to cash in on uncertainty.

Who's Regulating Self-Driving Cars? Often, No One 2019-11-27 07:00:00Two hearings reveal that neither the federal government nor many states are monitoring the hundreds of self-driving vehicles being tested on US roads.

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Wells Fargo hires Scott Powell as COO New! 2019-12-04 17:49:50Powell, most recently CEO of Santander Holdings USA Inc., will focus on relationships with regulators for Wells Fargo, one of the nation's large

Auto parts firms agree to pay California $23 New! 2019-12-04 15:24:28The largest California settlement is with Toyota-affiliated supplier Denso for $4.5 million, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said in a stat

Former UAW official Ashton pleads guilty, faces 3 2019-12-04 14:38:23Former UAW Vice President Joe Ashton is the 11th person to plead guilty in the federal government's ongoing corruption probe. Ashton is expected to r

BMW sues air conditioning suppliers over price fixing 2019-12-04 14:15:12The case relates to a decision in 2017 by the European Union's competition authority to fine several car part makers -- including Valeo and Denso --

GM cutting 800 jobs to retool Detroit plant 2019-12-04 12:30:17The plant's UAW-represented hourly workers will be offered transfers, likely to locations in Michigan and Ohio, at least until production resumes.

UAW-FCA deal boosts profit-sharing, health care; voting begins 2019-12-04 11:59:59UAW leaders on Wednesday approved sending the tentative four-year pact to the rank-and-file for ratification votes. The voting process begins on Frida

Alibaba-backed startup AutoX applies for driverless test permit 2019-12-04 11:45:26If granted the permit, AutoX would be able to test self-driving cars with a backup provided by a remote human operator rather than a driver in the veh

Automakers cutting 80,000 jobs globally as EV shift 2019-12-04 11:32:27The global auto industry will produce 88.8 million cars and light trucks this year, an almost 6 percent drop from a year ago, according to researcher

Former airbag maker Takata spurs 1.4 million-unit recall 2019-12-04 11:02:29Takata supplied tens of millions of defective airbag inflators for years that were prone to exploding in a crash and injuring or killing car occupants

Toyota leads $50 million funding round for May 2019-12-04 09:54:36While some mobility startups have struggled this year, self-driving shuttle provider May Mobility continues to attract capital, with $83.6 million rai

UAW not 'actively cooperating' in corruption investigation, U.S. 2019-12-03 16:28:11U.S. Attorney Matthew Schneider said he's received new leads in the yearslong UAW corruption probe since making public comments to Detroit area

White House asks court to toss Calif. emissions 2019-12-03 15:50:00The ongoing fight over light-vehicle emissions standards is one of several clashes between President Trump and the nation’s largest state.

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First Drive: 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 Coupe Feels New! 2019-12-04 18:01:26Another week, another Mercedes-AMG. The launch of a new AMG-badged Mercedes was once a rare event, eagerly awaited by enthusiasts. But now, with the g

Electric Ford F-150 (And More?) Secrets Detailed in New! 2019-12-04 17:45:25Despite Ford’s openness that it’s working on an electric F-150 pickup truck, this potential segment-shaker has many secrets yet to be reve

The End of Driving: The Promise and Pitfalls 2019-12-04 13:30:48Sometime recently—it was likely the first week of October, 2019—a Chrysler Pacifica minivan slowed on a street somewhere in Phoenix to sto

Tested: This 1969 Toyota Corolla Has a Lexus 2019-12-04 11:45:18What is this thing? I ask myself this as I deliberately drive the speed limit in an immaculate 1969 Toyota Corolla up Interstate 15 toward Victorville

Keeping the C8 Corvette a Chevy Comes at 2019-12-04 08:00:41It’s not enough that the new mid-engine C8 Corvette had to be a driving and engineering accomplishment; it had to do so at a price that befits t

What Is SH-AWD? A Breakdown of the Least 2019-12-04 07:00:47What if all-wheel drive could not only improve traction but also enhance dynamic performance? That’s the goal of Acura’s SH-AWD system. Wh

The Tesla Cybertruck Has Functionality Problems 2019-12-04 04:00:55Everyone has thoughts on the way Tesla’s radical Cybertruck looks, but design is purely subjective (and everyone’s already dunked on the C

Hyundai Kona vs. Fiat 500X: Urban Subcompact SUV 2019-12-04 04:00:13Subcompact SUVs are the modern iterations of city runabouts. Although a number of affordable models offer raised seating positions and prioritize prac

Volvo On Call Review: We Try Volvo’s Connected 2019-12-04 04:00:12As technology becomes more accessible for everyone, new smartphone apps—like Volvo On Call—let us connect even closer with our vehicles. A

Hennessey C8 Corvette Twin-Turbo Promises 1,200 Horsepower 2019-12-03 16:50:29The mid-engine Corvette has caused quite a bit of fanfare over the last several months. Almost immediately after the new ‘Vette won MotorTrend&r

Will Infiniti Build the 563-HP Project Black S? 2019-12-02 20:27:44There’s no doubt Infiniti has seen better days. The brand is struggling with sales in the U.S., it recently pulled out of Europe and other key m

2021 Tesla Cybertruck vs. Bollinger B2: Comparing Two 2019-12-02 19:56:10Whether or not the world was ready for the ultra-utilitarian looks of the Bollinger B1 and B2 electric SUV and pickup, Elon Musk just hit the res

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Faurecia and Devialet team on sound solutions 2019-12-04 06:46:00Faurecia and Devialet have announced a partnership to develop sound solutions for automakers.

Volvo passes 2018 full year sales in November 2019-12-04 06:46:00Geely's Volvo Cars said it had "maintained strong sales momentum in November" with global volume up 11.6% year on year.

Tesla Model X biffs Porsche Taycan in Thatcham 2019-12-04 06:30:00The Porsche Taycan and Tesla Model X have been tested by Euro NCAP and, though both received five-star ratings, the Tesla showed stronger safety

McDonald's waste to enter Ford supply chain 2019-12-04 06:11:00A byproduct of coffee bean roasting at McDonald's will soon be used by Ford to make vehicle parts such as headlamp housings.

CEE - start-ups look to create own identity 2019-12-04 05:29:00Volkswagen Group subsidiary, Konnect says start-ups are increasingly distinguishing themselves from traditional suppliers as their disruptive nature c

China revises NEV sales target to 25% by 2019-12-04 05:21:00China is revising its 2025 sales target for new energy vehicles to 25% of total car sales from the current of 20%, according to a government paper rel

Renault invests in micro-mobility with Nino Robotics 2019-12-04 04:59:00Renault's Social and Sustainable Impact Department has signed a partnership with Nino Robotics, designer of a new type of seated, personal trans

Lucid starts construction at Arizona EV factory 2019-12-04 04:57:00Lucid Motors, together with Arizona Governor, Doug Ducey, the Arizona Commerce Authority and local officials, have marked the start of const

Daimler Mobility and Geely Technology team on China 2019-12-04 04:51:00Daimler Mobility and Geely Technology Group, a subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, have unveiled ride-hailing provider, StarRides in

Hyundai launches its US$51bn Strategy 2025 roadmap 2019-12-04 04:41:00Hyundai Motor announced plans to invest KRW61 trillion (US$51bn) over the next six years to strengthen its car making operations and also to develop i

Renault-Nissan Alliance appoints Hadi Zablit general secretary 2019-12-04 04:14:00Renault-Nissan Alliance has appointed Hadi Zablit as general secretary, reporting to the operating board and the CEOs of the three companies from

Aiways builds European U5 advance contingent 2019-12-03 09:02:00Aiways has produced the first batch of its all electric U5 SUV in European specification.


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