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Mobility

Mich. universities push ahead on autonomous vehicles

Mich. universities push ahead on autonomous vehiclesStudents and faculty help research and develop technology needed for self-driving cars
  • Mobility
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
World

Paris hopes to ban gas-powered cars in city by 2030

Paris hopes to ban gas-powered cars in city by 2030In its latest initiative to reduce air pollution, Paris City Hall wants gasoline-powered cars off the roads
  • World
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Mobility

GM’s Barra skeptical of electric car mandates

GM’s Barra skeptical of electric car mandates‘At the end of the day you still have to make customers happy,’ she said in Washington
  • Mobility
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Tesla plays auto game by Silicon Valley rules

Howes: Tesla plays auto game by Silicon Valley rulesDetroit (and its foreign-owned rivals) would get crucified by investors, news media for botching a major model launch
  • Daniel Howes
  • 1 week ago
Autos

Subscribe to a Porsche for $2,000 per month

Subscribe to a Porsche for $2,000 per monthApp-based monthly subscription service allows users to drive the Porsche of their choice
  • Autos
  • 1 week ago
Mobility

Tesla Model 3 woes could boost GM, others

Tesla Model 3 woes could boost GM, othersPotential Tesla buyers might look elsewhere for an electric car instead of a Model 3 they don’t want to wait for
  • Mobility
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Mobility

Tesla recalls 11,000 Model X SUVs for seat issue

Tesla recalls 11,000 Model X SUVs for seat issueTesla X rear seats could move forward in a crash
  • Mobility
  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
Mobility

GM buys laser firm to speed autonomous car research

GM buys laser firm in bid to speed autonomous car researchGeneral Motors is buying a small company that is developing Laser light sensors for autonomous cars
  • Mobility
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Mobility

Tesla will push back reveal of semi truck

Tesla will push back reveal of semi truckCEO Musk says Tesla will concentrate on boosting Model 3 production and producing batteries for Puerto Rico
  • Mobility
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Autos

Technology crammed into cars worsens driver distraction

Technology crammed into cars worsens driver distractionStudy finds automotive infotainment makes drivers take their eyes off the road for dangerously long periods
  • Autos
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Mobility

Carmakers ready robot cars as federal rules advance

Carmakers ready robot cars as federal rules advanceFederal legislation being debated Wednesday would allow automakers to operate thousands of self-driving cars
  • Mobility
  • 2 weeks ago
GM

GM plans electric future, to intro 20 new cars by 2023

GM to intro 20 new electric cars by 2023General Motors sees an all-electric future with no emissions from its vehicles
  • GM
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Mobility

Senators drop trucks from self-driving bill

Senators drop trucks from self-driving billLabor unions mounted a campaign against including commercial vehicles in law governing self-driving vehicles
  • Mobility
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Mobility

Dyson wants to build ‘radically different’ car by 2020

Dyson wants to build ‘radically different’ car by 2020Dyson, best-known as a manufacturer of vacuum cleaners, hand driers and air filters, will build an electric car by 2020
  • Mobility
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Mobility

Professional drivers fear job loss to robotic vehicles

Professional drivers fear job loss to robotic vehiclesUnions worry truck, bus and ride-hailing drivers could be replaced by self-driving vehicles
  • Mobility
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
GM

Semi-autonomous Cadillacs en route to dealerships

Semi-autonomous Cadillacs en route to dealershipsA dozen Cadillac CT6 sedans equipped with GM’s “Super Cruise” system will leave New York Monday and head for Los Angeles
  • GM
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Mobility

Electric cars may be biggest disruptor since iPhone

Electric cars may be biggest disruptor since iPhoneSelf-driving electric cars available on demand could transform how people travel
  • Mobility
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Mobility

In new setback, London revokes Uber’s license

In new setback, London revokes Uber’s licenseRegulators revoked its license to operate and chastised its corporate culture
  • Mobility
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Mobility

China may relax rules for foreign EV makers

China may relax rules for foreign EV makersExisting China rules require foreign automakers to set up joint ventures with local counterparts
  • Mobility
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Mobility

Intel more active in Waymo driverless-car effort

Intel more active in Waymo driverless-car effortIntel, Waymo have been working on autonomous vehicles since 2009
  • Mobility
  • 1 month ago
GM

General Motors’ hybrids, electric cars fizzle in China

General Motors’ hybrids, electric cars fizzle in ChinaBut the company sold fewer than 20 plug-in hybrid or battery-electric cars in China last year.
  • GM
  • 1 month ago
Mobility

Ford gives $5M to Willow Run mobility site

Ford gives $5M to Willow Run mobility siteThe project is considered vital to keeping domestic automakers competitive in the space of self-driving vehicles
  • Mobility
  • 1 month ago
Autos

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi bets on electric car spike

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi bets on electric car spikeThe Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance plans to produce 12 new electric models by 2022
  • Autos
  • 1 month ago
Mobility

GM shows hand in autonomous vehicle race

GM shows hand in autonomous vehicle raceThe company is more candid than other automakers developing their own versions of self-driving vehicles
  • Mobility
  • 1 month ago
Autos

Detroit sedans, Tesla Model 3 missing from NACTOY honors

Detroit sedans, Tesla Model 3 missing from NACTOY honorsUnmistakable trend toward SUVs, Tesla launch plans keep Americans on sidelines for North American car-of-the-year.
  • Autos
  • 4 weeks ago
Mobility

Ford disguised an engineer as a seat for science

Ford disguised an engineer as a seat for scienceThe automaker needed to test human interactions with a vehicle pedestrians thought didn’t have a driver -- so it did
  • Mobility
  • 1 month ago
Mobility

Senators weigh impact of self-driving trucks

Senators weigh impact of self-driving trucksSupporters touted safety benefits, while critics fretted about potential job losses
  • Mobility
  • 1 month ago
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