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11th U.S. death related to Takata airbags reported by Honda

UPDATED: 10/20/16 7:35 pm ET - adds details

U.S. regulators and American Honda have confirmed the 11th U.S. fatality linked to a ruptured Takata airbag inflator.

Tesla says it will roll out Uber-style ride services program

Tesla plans to announce details of its planned ride-services program next year. The electrical vehicle maker picked an unusual spot to provide an update on the effort: a website disclaimer.

Baby boomers swap Corvettes for comfort as U.S. sports-car sales fall

Baby boomers are starting to outgrow their midlife crisis years, and that's bad news for automakers who want to sell sports cars. It was a sign of things to come this month when Ford idled its Mustang plant for a week as sales for the year fell 9 percent.

Daimler quarterly profit jumps 10% on Mercedes car demand

Daimler reported a 10 percent rise in third-quarter profit, buoyed by robust demand for Mercedes cars in China as the brand rolls out the new E-class sedan.

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China's LeEco stumbles out of gate with U.S. debut of autonomous car

Chinese technology company LeEco on Wednesday made an inauspicious entry into the race to develop self-driving electric cars when its prototype car could not make it down the runway during an introduction in San Francisco. Le Holdings Co. planned to unveil its self-driving car prototype as part of a splashy U.S. launch for an array of technology products and services, including phones, televisions and entertainment production.