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Google on Thursday had a fresh US patent for a sticky coating that could be applied to self-driving cars so pedestrians stick instead of bouncing off when hit...
2 days ago
The US government filed suit against Volkswagen, charging the German automaker deceived American consumers by promoting supposedly "clean diesel" vehicles...
31 Mar 2016
Embattled German automaker Volkswagen said on Monday it is recalling about 5,200 VW e-Golf vehicles in the United States over a battery problem that can cause their electric engine to stall...
29 Mar 2016
Tens of millions of additional cars in the United States alone could be recalled over Takata's potentially defective airbags, which have been linked to several deaths...
23 Feb 2016
General Motors said it was launching a US car-sharing service under a new 'personal mobility' brand dubbed Maven. GM said Maven, which will compete with services...
22 Jan 2016
Shares in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles tumbled in Milan and New York on Thursday after two US dealerships filed a lawsuit accusing the carmaker of inflating US car sales...
18 Jan 2016
In the future world of mobility, you might be traveling in a car, on a bike or a personal air transporter - with a range of new possibilities raised by connected technology...
12 Jan 2016
The US government sued Volkswagen Monday for installing equipment on nearly 600,000 diesel cars that intentionally subverted clean-air regulations...
5 Jan 2016
Google announced Friday, 15 May, its self-driving prototype cars were ready to leave the test track and hit public roads in California, in a step forward for its autonomous automobile program...
19 May 2015
The Freightliner Inspiration Truck with Highway Pilot system is the world's first autonomous truck to be granted a license for road use in the State of Nevada in the United States of America...
15 May 2015
Nissan and Ford issued recalls of hundreds of thousands of cars Wednesday, 28 January, to address problem parts that could lead to injuries...
30 Jan 2015
A senior Takata Corp. executive on Wednesday, 3 December, defended the Japanese company's rejection of a nationwide US recall of its potentially deadly airbags...
8 Dec 2014
WASHINGTON: Hyundai and Kia agreed to pay $100 million on Monday, 3 November, to settle a US government investigation into exaggerated fuel efficiency on 2012 and 2013 car models sold in the United States by the South Korean automakers.
5 Nov 2014
WASHINGTON, USA: Toyota said it is recalling about 690,000 Tacoma pick-up trucks in the United States to fix a suspension system flaw that could result in vehicle fires.
1 Oct 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Uber has moved into dining and travel smartphone applications in a moved at at settting itself up at the heart of mobile lifestyles.
21 Aug 2014
NEW YORK, USA: General Motors (GM) has recalled another 300,000 vehicles, most of them to address ignition problems, taking to over 29m the number of GM cars recalled this year.
12 Aug 2014
WASHINGTON, USA: - Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk has agreed to donate $1m to help fund a new museum dedicated to inventor Nikolai Tesla.
14 Jul 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google has set out to expand its Android operations beyond smartphones to cars, watches and televisions.
26 Jun 2014
WASHINGTON, USA: Electric car manufacturer has Tesla announced it was giving up its patents on technology used in its vehicles to "the open source movement," to help spur electric vehicle technology.
17 Jun 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Internet Age taxi app Uber rose to the elite ranks of Silicon Valley with a round of funding that gives the California-based start-up a whopping $17bn value.
9 Jun 2014
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