Uber self-driving car failed to recognize pedestrian, brake in Ariz. fatality, U.S. finds

An Uber autonomous vehicle that struck and killed a woman in Arizona in March failed to identify the pedestrian or to brake, raising serious questions about its performance, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report released Thursday.

U.S. auto import probe borders on 'provocation,' German trade group says

A U.S. decision to launch a national security investigation into car imports borders on provocation, and marks a further low point in business ties with Europe that will hit both manufacturers and consumers, Germany's DIHK Chambers of Industries and Commerce said.

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U.S. launches probe to weigh tariffs on car, truck imports

The Trump administration started an investigation into whether car and light-truck imports threaten national security, a move that could lead to new U.S. tariffs on foreign vehicles similar to those proposed for imported steel and aluminum in March.

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