Apple scientists share rare peek at autonomous vehicle research

Apple's internal research on how self-driving cars can better spot cyclists and pedestrians with fewer sensors has been posted online, in what appears to be the company's first publicly disclosed paper on autonomous vehicles.


Tesla invites Model 3 reservation holders to design their cars

Tesla started summoning non-employee Model 3 reservation holders to configure their cars, a sign of progress for the sedan plagued by production problems.

Ford kills the Edsel

On Nov. 19, 1959, Ford discloses plans to end production of the Edsel -- a gadget-filled, medium-priced car developed to rival DeSoto, Studebaker, Oldsmobile, Dodge, Pontiac and Buick. Code-named the E-car, the Edsel had been introduced on Sept. 4, 1957, or E-Day, to slot between Mercury and Lincoln. But it was largely panned.

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A look inside the Infiniti VC-Turbo engine

The variable compression engine debuting next year in the Infiniti QX50 is a really a big deal -- a major reworking of the basic operating principles of the piston-driven internal combustion engine.

2018 Kia Stinger GT: A chatty chassis that zhooshes

The latest addition to Kia's lineup is the 2018 Stinger. The midsize four-door hatchback aims to add more thrill to the brand's car offerings and challenge European luxury automakers for performance and refinement. The base Stinger features rear-wheel drive, a 255-hp, 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine and an eight-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. At the top of the lineup is the Stinger GT, which is powered by a 365-hp, 3.

UPDATED: 11/21/17 10:12 pm ET - adds Ford statement
Ford may exit some S. American markets, analyst says

Ford is on the verge of taking dramatic action to turn around its money-losing business in South America, including possibly exiting some markets, an analyst said after meeting with two company executives.

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