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Tesla's Troubles Multiply as Model 3 Problems Mount

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 16:21:00 GMT

The California electric car maker could see the bottom drop out after third-quarter earnings disappointed.

When Self-Driving Cars Rule the Roads, What Happens to Drivers' Jobs?

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 15:58:00 GMT

Robotic vehicles will soon begin to displace professional drivers in numbers that will be "certainly in the millions."

Don't Like Your New Car? Simply Take It Back or Swap It.

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 02:09:01 GMT

The combination of the internet and wide use of smartphones has had a huge impact on the retail auto industry.

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.

Volkswagen manager jailed for 7 years in diesel scam

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 09:52:00 GMT

The diesel vehicles were programmed to trigger certain pollution results only during testing, not during regular road use.

New Tesla Roadster upstages rollout of electric big-rig

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:53:00 GMT

New Tesla Roadster upstages rollout of electric big-rig truck

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.

Tesla hit by lawsuit, called 'hotbed for racist behavior'

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:27:00 GMT

Tesla has been hit with another lawsuit over the working environment at its assembly plant, this one alleging the factory is a "hotbed for racist behavior."

Big Papa: Pope gets white-and-yellow Lamborghini

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 22:34:00 GMT

Pope Francis received some new wheels on Wednesday in the form of a Lamborghini, but he won't be using it on the tree-shaded roads of the Vatican gardens.

The Cost of Clean Air: Some London Drivers Face $28 Per Day Charges

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 11:09:31 GMT

Driving an old clunker in central London just got a whole lot more expensive.

Now you can order donuts, coffee, even dinner all from your car

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 18:35:00 GMT

Drivers in late-model GM vehicles can now order Starbucks coffee, book a table at TGIFriday's, or order pancakes for pickup from IHOP all from the dashboard.

This is the smartest, fastest way to park your car

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:57:00 GMT

Many common parking practices, such as circling to find a space closest to the entrance, waste time, according to research.

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.

Bad News for Tesla: Trump Might Dump Tax Credit for Electric Vehicles

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 18:45:00 GMT

Trump's tax cut would eliminate a credit of up to $7,500 for popular electric vehicles such as the Chevrolet Bolt and Tesla's Model 3.

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.

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.

Tesla unveils a big rig that handles like a sports car

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:03:00 GMT

Tesla's long-awaited electric semi truck was unveiled Thursday but hidden in the 18-wheeler was a Roadster billed as the world's fastest production car.

Trump Hammers Japanese Automakers but His Complaint Is Off Target

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 21:46:00 GMT

"Try building your cars in the United States instead of shipping them over," Trump told Japanese busines leaders.

Auto Industry Declares War on Trump Over NAFTA

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 18:10:00 GMT

The trade agreement is worth $1.2 trillion to the auto industry, say automakers and parts companies.

Australia's 100-Year-Old Automobile Industry Just Closed Down

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 19:09:42 GMT

At one point, the country was producing nearly 500,000 vehicles a year and looking to increase exports to the U.S.

So Where Exactly Will We Charge All These Electric Cars?

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 20:12:00 GMT

Will the U.S. have to spend tens of billions of dollars on new infrastructure to charge the pending swarms of electric battery vehicles?

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.

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.

Bowing to Market Pressure, Ferrari Will Make an SUV

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 20:36:57 GMT

Ferrari, a brand that has long dominated on track and street with its iconic sports car, can't seem to resist the rise of the sport-utility vehicle.

Alexa, Start My Car: High-Tech Driving Hits the Fast Lane

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 18:00:00 GMT

From ordering coffee the way you like it to keeping you in the correct lane, even the most basic car of the future will do more than just get you from A to B.