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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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Honda shares crash survival stories 2019-12-07 00:00:01The automaker has discovered that crumpled vehicles can be a starting point to talk to consumers about safety at auto shows. Now, it's taking it a st

Lenders differ on 84-month loans 2019-12-07 00:00:01While such loans have risen from a small base nationwide, they are not climbing at all lenders — because of differing views, policies and portfo

New to the U.S. landscape, a Mazda supplier 2019-12-07 00:00:01Toyota's U.S. supply base will support the new Mazda-Toyota vehicle joint venture in Alabama. But Mazda needs suppliers, too.

Trump says U.S. will finalize new fuel efficiency 2019-12-06 16:10:34The administration has argued that the rollbacks are necessary for economic and safety reasons but California and environmentalists reject that analys

GM to end assembly at Ontario plant week 2019-12-06 14:51:37Unifor, the union representing hourly employees at the Oshawa, Ontario, plant, said in an email it had expected assembly to continue to Dec. 19 b

UAW to disband corruption-marred Region 5 2019-12-06 13:19:52The 17-state region was at the center of a corruption scandal involving embezzlement of UAW funds.

Ford issues two recalls in trucks, SUVs over 2019-12-06 11:47:45The automaker said it is unaware of accidents or injuries related to the issues reported in certain Super Duty pickups and the Explorer SUV. 

Metals rules for light vehicles stall progress on 2019-12-06 11:28:54The U.S., Mexico and Canada are discussing the fine print of the agreement that requires 70 percent of steel and aluminum in vehicles to come fro

Elon Musk beats back defamation lawsuit over 'pedo 2019-12-06 10:35:27The plaintiff, British cave explorer Vernon Unsworth, was seeking $190 million damages against the Tesla CEO.

Aston Martin not actively pursuing new investors, CEO 2019-12-06 10:22:21CEO Andy Palmer's comments came after a report said Lawrence Stroll, owner of Formula One team Racing Point, is preparing a bid for a major stake in

Dongfeng plans partial sale of PSA stake, report 2019-12-06 07:40:06A smaller Dongfeng holding in PSA would likely help get a merger between PSA and Fiat Chrysler past U.S. regulators amid trade tensions between Washin

Alstom chief approached for Renault CEO job, report 2019-12-06 07:08:28Alstom's Henri Poupart-Lafarge could be picked for the Renault CEO post over Luca de Meo, head of VW Group's Seat brand, and Patrick Koller, head of

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Video: What It’s Like to Ride in the 2019-12-06 18:00:38The Tesla Cybertruck caused quite a scene when it debuted a few weeks ago, and it has since been a hot topic especially in the automotive industry. Av

Specs Check: 2021 Alfa Romeo Tonale vs. 2020 2019-12-06 17:00:55When it comes to luxury goods, bigger is always considered “better”—after all, you don’t see the super-rich buying up tiny hom

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Four-Cylinder First Test: Quicker 2019-12-06 04:00:56Your preconceptions about this truck are wrong, OK? The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 proves that four-cylinder engines can make sense in 5,000-pound

Duff McKagan of Guns N’ Roses Loves His 2019-12-06 04:00:45Quick Stats: Duff McKagan, Guns N’ Roses bassist Daily Driver: 2018 Ford Explorer Sport (Duff’s rating: 8 on a scale of 1 to 10) Other car

What’s the Difference Between the Kia Seltos and 2019-12-06 04:00:24The 2021 Kia Seltos premiered at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show looking muscular and rugged. Slotting below the Sportage, the Seltos is aimed at buyer

Second Drive: Hyundai Veloster Mid-Engine Supercar Concept Shows 2019-12-06 04:00:04The invitation was cryptic. Hyundai public relations offered “an ultra-performance prototype drive for a select group of media,” at its Ca

No Time to Die Isn’t the Only Bond 2019-12-05 16:10:18James Bond is the quintessential spy. The orphan turned assassin likes to work alone, but frequently shares the silver screen with some pretty hot she

Subaru Forester Competitors: How Other Small SUVs Stack 2019-12-05 13:00:10What’s the best small SUV on the market right now? We have our opinion, but there’s no one-size-fits-all answer to this question. Consumer

2020 Volvo XC60 Polestar Review: Less Than the 2019-12-05 04:00:41Making a normal car sporty isn’t simply a matter of more. Adding a pile of parts and a gob of power doesn’t guarantee improvement. The app

BMW X2 as Support SUV: What We Learned 2019-12-05 04:00:27The X2 has been a reliable road warrior lately, serving a vital role as errand runner and support runabout at our annual Car, Truck, and SUV of the Ye

First Drive: 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 Coupe Feels 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 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

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GM confirms LG battery JV for Lordstown 2019-12-05 12:27:00General Motors has confirmed an earlier report it would team up with LG Chem to mass-produce battery cells for future battery-electric vehicles.

Volvo Group invests in autonomous software company 2019-12-05 11:27:00Volvo Group (trucks, buses, construction equipment) Venture Capital has invested in Apex.AI, a software company specialising in autonomous mobility.

LG to make EV batteries with GM at 2019-12-05 09:09:00LG Chem has said it would spend US$916m at its US subsidiary by 2023 to set up an electric vehicle battery joint venture with General Motors.

UK LCV sales off for third month as 2019-12-05 08:56:00UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations fell 9.6% year on year in November, the third consecutive monthly decline, according to Society of

VW doubles service interval to two years in 2019-12-05 08:33:00Volkswagen is stretching its service interval to two years, starting with the Golf 8 with other models to follow in 2020.

CEE - Continental sees megatrends business opportunity 2019-12-05 08:21:00Continental Automotive Serbia says its future may lie increasingly with developing solutions as megatrends shift the way component makers view bu

VW's new Jetta brand off to good start 2019-12-05 07:38:00Volkswagen said had successfully launched its Jetta sub-brand in China (it was once a nameplate for the saloon variant of the Golf) with the VS5 SUV a

CEE - CASE trends can cross transport sectors 2019-12-05 06:51:00Yanfeng says some of its interior concepts can be applied across many disciplines as the supplier looks to take advantage of megatrends, which will se

GM issues Hamtramck layoffs but plant will live 2019-12-05 05:57:00General Motors will lay off 814 hourly and salaried workers at its assembly plant on the border of Detroit and Hamtramck, Michigan, starting 28 Februa

Former GM board member pleads guilty in UAW 2019-12-05 05:24:00Former General Motors board member Joe Ashton, a retired United Auto Workers leader, has pleaded guilty to criminal charges as part of an ongoing fede

UAW sends FCA deal to membership for ratification 2019-12-05 04:52:00The National UAW-FCA Council voted to send the proposed hourly and salary tentative agreements with FCA for a ratification vote of UAW members.

CEE - Visegrad 4 address volume falls - 2019-12-05 04:48:00Continental Hungary says all Visegrad 4 countries are facing similar challenges as suppliers and OEMs address higher wages and volume pressure.

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