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  • Running low on battery? Japan is testing mobile USB chargers on buses
    Running low on battery? Japan is testing mobile USB chargers on buses

    Japan, a nation well known for its rather wacky technological innovations (remember their robot hotel?), is now debuting something decidedly within the realm of reason: USB charging stations within public …

    Running low on battery? Japan is testing mobile USB chargers on buses

    Japan, a nation well known for its rather wacky technological innovations (remember their robot hotel?), is now debuting something decidedly within the realm of reason: USB charging stations within public transportation.

  • Samsung details series of failures that led to exploding Note 7 phones
    Samsung details series of failures that led to exploding Note 7 phones

    Plus: Tesla's Autopilot is still flying after NHTSA crash investigation, and Uber overstated what drivers could make, so the FTC made them pay up.

    Samsung details series of failures that led to exploding Note 7 phones

    Plus: Tesla's Autopilot is still flying after NHTSA crash investigation, and Uber overstated what drivers could make, so the FTC made them pay up.

  • Ford’s 2018 Mustang Convertible adopts the coupe’s love-it-or-hate-it look
    Ford’s 2018 Mustang Convertible adopts the coupe’s love-it-or-hate-it look

    Ford has revealed the updated 2018 Mustang Convertible. Like the coupe, the drop-top receives a polarizing new look, more tech features, and an available 10-speed automatic transmission.

    Ford’s 2018 Mustang Convertible adopts the coupe’s love-it-or-hate-it look

    Ford has revealed the updated 2018 Mustang Convertible. Like the coupe, the drop-top receives a polarizing new look, more tech features, and an available 10-speed automatic transmission.

  • NHTSA concludes Tesla’s Autopilot system not to blame in fatal accident

    The NHTSA has closed its investigation into Tesla's Autopilot system. Autopilot isn't to blame for the accident that killed Joshua Brown, and the system actually reduces accidents when it's …

    NHTSA concludes Tesla’s Autopilot system not to blame in fatal accident

    The NHTSA has closed its investigation into Tesla's Autopilot system. Autopilot isn't to blame for the accident that killed Joshua Brown, and the system actually reduces accidents when it's used properly.

  • The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: General Motors, Tesla Motors, Ford Motor, Toyota Motor and Honda Motor

    The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: General Motors, Tesla Motors, Ford Motor, Toyota Motor and Honda Motor

    The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: General Motors, Tesla Motors, Ford Motor, Toyota Motor and Honda Motor

  • Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Ford Motor, General Motors, Penske Automotive Group, Fox Factory Holding and GKN

    Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Ford Motor, General Motors, Penske Automotive Group, Fox Factory Holding and GKN

    Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Ford Motor, General Motors, Penske Automotive Group, Fox Factory Holding and GKN

  • Shelby celebrates the Super Snake’s 50th year with a 750-horsepower Mustang GT

    Shelby is celebrating the Super Snake's 50th birthday with a limited-edition model. Based on the Ford Mustang GT, the commemorative Super Snake packs a 5.0-liter V8 that produces up to 750 horsepo …

    Shelby celebrates the Super Snake’s 50th year with a 750-horsepower Mustang GT

    Shelby is celebrating the Super Snake's 50th birthday with a limited-edition model. Based on the Ford Mustang GT, the commemorative Super Snake packs a 5.0-liter V8 that produces up to 750 horsepower.

  • U.S. regulator finds no evidence of defects after Tesla death probe

    By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. auto safety regulators said on Thursday they found no evidence of defects in a Tesla Motors Inc car involved in the death of a man whose Model S collided …

    FILE PHOTO - A Tesla Supercharger station is shown in Cabazon, California

    By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. auto safety regulators said on Thursday they found no evidence of defects in a Tesla Motors Inc car involved in the death of a man whose Model S collided with a truck while he was using its Autopilot system. The case has been closely watched as automakers race to automate …

  • U.S. regulator finds no evidence of defects after Tesla death probe

    By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. auto safety regulators said on Thursday they found no evidence of defects in a Tesla Motors Inc car involved in the death of a man whose Model S collided …

    FILE PHOTO: A Tesla logo hangs on a building outside of a Tesla dealership in New York

    By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. auto safety regulators said on Thursday they found no evidence of defects in a Tesla Motors Inc car involved in the death of a man whose Model S collided with a truck while he was using its Autopilot system. The case has been closely watched as automakers race to automate …

  • Auto Stock Roundup: GM to Invest $1 Billion in US; Ford, Toyota, Honda Expand Takata Recall

    Auto stocks recorded mixed performance over the last week.

  • Auto Sector Flourishes with Record U.S. Sales, Strong Overseas

    Auto Sector Flourishes with Record U.S. Sales, Strong Overseas

    Auto Sector Flourishes with Record U.S. Sales, Strong Overseas

  • U.S. regulator finds no evidence of defects after Tesla death probe

    U.S. regulators has found no evidence of any defects in Tesla electric cars after investigating the death of a man whose Model S collided with a truck while he was using its Autopilot system, the first …

    A Tesla logo is seen at its planned store in Hanam

    U.S. regulators has found no evidence of any defects in Tesla electric cars after investigating the death of a man whose Model S collided with a truck while he was using its Autopilot system, the first fatality involving semi-autonomous driving software. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Thursday …

  • U.S. regulator finds no evidence of defects after Tesla death probe

    By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators has found no evidence of any defects in Tesla electric cars after investigating the death of a man whose Model S collided with a truck while …

    FILE PHOTO - A Tesla Supercharger station is shown in Cabazon, California

    By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators has found no evidence of any defects in Tesla electric cars after investigating the death of a man whose Model S collided with a truck while he was using its Autopilot system, the first fatality involving semi-autonomous driving software. The U.S. National Highway …

  • Damning report suggests you’ll never commute in Elio Motors’ three-wheeler

    A new report finds Elio Motors has just $101,000 left in cash, and an accumulated deficit of $123 million. The company warned that it might have to cease operations if it doesn't obtain financing.

    Damning report suggests you’ll never commute in Elio Motors’ three-wheeler

    A new report finds Elio Motors has just $101,000 left in cash, and an accumulated deficit of $123 million. The company warned that it might have to cease operations if it doesn't obtain financing.

  • Most Americans doubt the safety of autonomous cars, study says

    Autonomous cars haven't earned the trust of a majority of consumers, according to a new study. It found that 74 percent of Americans don't believe autonomous cars will be safe when they initially …

    Most Americans doubt the safety of autonomous cars, study says

    Autonomous cars haven't earned the trust of a majority of consumers, according to a new study. It found that 74 percent of Americans don't believe autonomous cars will be safe when they initially roll out.

  • Donald Trump and Elon Musk's views on US manufacturing could be a big win for Tesla

    When it comes to American manufacturing, Donald Trump may have found an unlikely ally: Elon Musk. Musk, who has made a name as one of Silicon Valley’s most aggressive visionaries on the future of driving, …

    Donald Trump and Elon Musk's views on US manufacturing could be a big win for Tesla

    When it comes to American manufacturing, Donald Trump may have found an unlikely ally: Elon Musk. Musk, who has made a name as one of Silicon Valley’s most aggressive visionaries on the future of driving, the future of energy, and the future of space exploration, is making a bold bet on US manufacturing. The gigafactory, …

  • Tesla (TSLA) to Build Motor for Model 3 in Gigafactory

    Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) announced plans to invest $350 million in the Gigafactory in Nevada for the production of drivetrains, mainly electric motors and gearboxes for the Model 3 mass-market vehicl …

    Tesla (TSLA) to Build Motor for Model 3 in Gigafactory

    Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) announced plans to invest $350 million in the Gigafactory in Nevada for the production of drivetrains, mainly electric motors and gearboxes for the Model 3 mass-market vehicle.

  • Will Volvo’s posh XC90 SUV get a baby brother at the Shanghai Auto Show?

    Volvo will allegedly introduced a new model named XC40 at the Shanghai Auto Show. The first-ever XC40 will slot at the bottom of Volvo's crossover lineup, but it won't be a Xerox copy of the X …

    Will Volvo’s posh XC90 SUV get a baby brother at the Shanghai Auto Show?

    Volvo will allegedly introduced a new model named XC40 at the Shanghai Auto Show. The first-ever XC40 will slot at the bottom of Volvo's crossover lineup, but it won't be a Xerox copy of the XC90.

  • Dodge’s next muscle car will be faster, lighter, more powerful than the Hellcat

    Dodge has announced it will introduce a new variant of the Challenger named Demon at the New York Auto Show. The model will be faster, lighter, and more powerful than the 707-horsepower Hellcat.

    Dodge’s next muscle car will be faster, lighter, more powerful than the Hellcat

    Dodge has announced it will introduce a new variant of the Challenger named Demon at the New York Auto Show. The model will be faster, lighter, and more powerful than the 707-horsepower Hellcat.

  • Volkswagen to make first cars with China's JAC by 2018

    Volkswagen AG plans to make its first cars with China's Anhui Jianghuai Automobile (JAC Motors) <600418.SS> by 2018 and hopes the joint venture will get government approval in the first half of this year, …

    The Volkswagen logo is seen at the company's display during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit

    Volkswagen AG plans to make its first cars with China's Anhui Jianghuai Automobile (JAC Motors) <600418.SS> by 2018 and hopes the joint venture will get government approval in the first half of this year, its China CEO said on Thursday. Jochem Heizmann made the comments at a media briefing in Beijing. Germany's Volkswagen …

 
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