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UNITED STATES

California to allow autonomous cars without driver

California officials have unveiled new regulations that would allow autonomous vehicles to operate on state roads in test projects without a human operator...

13 Oct 2017

GLOBAL

Amazon beefs up Echo lineup and Alexa skills

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Amazon has unveiled upgrades to its Echo speakers and announced that Alexa smarts will be built into BMW and Mini automobiles by the middle of next year...

28 Sep 2017

INDIA

Ford to tie up with India's Mahindra, eyes access to huge market

NEW DELHI, India: Ford Motor and India's Mahindra Group have announced they will work together in a fresh partnership as the US giant looks to boost its presence in one of the world's fastest growing auto markets...

20 Sep 2017

UNITED STATES

Domino's, Ford explore role of self-driving vehicles in pizza delivery

ANN ARBOR, US: Domino's and Ford are joining forces to understand the role that self-driving vehicles can play in pizza delivery...

30 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Tesla begins to deliver model for the masses

FREMONT, California: Tesla began delivering on a dream to make an electric car for the masses, rolling out the first of its keenly-awaited "Model 3" cars...

7 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Toyota discussing stronger alliance with Mazda

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota has announced that it would discuss strengthening its partnership with Mazda as reports said they were close to a deal on a capital tie-up and building a $1.6bn factory in the US...

4 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Los Angeles to have fully electric bus fleet by 2030

LOS ANGELES, US: Known for its bouts of heavy smog , the city of Los Angeles has announced plans to have a fleet of fully electric, zero-emissions buses by 2030...

31 Jul 2017

UNITED STATES

GM regains crown on Wall Street as Tesla shares slump

NEW YORK, US: General Motors regained its spot as the biggest US carmaker by market capitalisation greater investor skepticism that chipped away at rival Tesla Motors...

10 Jul 2017

UNITED STATES

Comedy defensive driving courses offer great experience

Driving students can now learn everything there is about driving safety by listening to popular comedians...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Ford SA CEO recalled to US

Ford SA CEO, Jeffrey Nemeth, who was forced to announce the recall of 4556 of its Kuga SUVs in January, has been recalled to the US...

29 Mar 2017

GLOBAL

TMNA appoints new group VP, chief compliance officer

Jacqueline M. Thomas has been appointed group vice president, chief compliance officer for Toyota Motor North America (TMNA)...

17 Feb 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

GM, Honda announce fuel cell venture in Michigan

General Motors and Honda announced plans on Monday for the first "mass production" of an advanced hydrogen fuel cell system...

31 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

GM to invest $1bn in US manufacturing, create 5,000 jobs

General Motors said Tuesday it will invest an additional $1 billion in US manufacturing operations and create up to 5,000 jobs in the coming years...

19 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

As they go electric, auto giants vie for tiny US prize

The auto industry's push into electric vehicles is turning an important corner in 2017 with the arrival of longer-range, battery-powered cars at more accessible prices...

16 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

VW pleads guilty to US criminal charges, pays $4.3bn in 'dieselgate'

Volkswagen AG will plead guilty to three criminal charges and pay a total $4.3 billion in fines to settle the emissions cheating scandal known as "dieselgate"...

12 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Toyota to invest $10bn in the US

Toyota will invest $10 billion in the United States over the next five years, the company said on Monday at the annual Detroit auto show...

12 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Auto industry targeted by Trump is vital to Mexico

While US President-elect Donald Trump wants to put the brakes on projects by Toyota and American automakers in Mexico, the country has become...

10 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Google's Waymo to expand self-driving partnerships

Waymo, the autonomous car subsidiary of Google's parent company Alphabet, announced Sunday at the Detroit auto show that it would develop its self-driving technology...

10 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Renault-Nissan doubles down on autonomous cars

Renault-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn told a tech gathering on Thursday the automaker is committed to self-driving cars...

9 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Uber puts brakes on self-driving cars in California

Uber on Wednesday said it put the brakes on self-driving cars in California because state officials yanked registration for vehicles...

23 Dec 2016

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