Uber self-driving car video shows operator was distracted before fatal crash
Video taken from onboard cameras in a fatal self-driving car crash shows the operator did not have his eyes on the road and the pedestrian was visible for at least a second before the crash occurred.
U.S. prepares to restrict China investments
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the agency has prepared U.S. investment restrictions on China for President Donald Trump to consider as part of his upcoming announcements on intellectual property actions against Beijing.
U.S. said to be flexible on key auto demand in NAFTA talks
The United States, Canada and Mexico are making headway on the key NAFTA issue of auto rules, sending the loonie and peso higher in the latest sign of progress in months-long talks.
Former top aide charged in federal UAW-FCA training center probe
A former top aide of ex-UAW Vice President Norwood Jewell who was part of the union's 2015 contract negotiations with FCA has been charged with accepting illegal payments provided by the automaker.
Tesla shareholders approve Musk's $2.6 billion compensation plan
Tesla shareholders approved a compensation package potentially worth billions of dollars for CEO Elon Musk in a test of their confidence in the leader of the electric car company.
Quick Shift: After Uber fatality, Toyota, NuTonomy ground autonomous fleets
Carmakers are cautious about putting self-driving cars on the road following Uber's crash.
New report signals how autonomous driving will change legal landscape
The advent of autonomous driving will not only change the nation's roadways, but also alter the legal landscape for all stakeholders, according to a new study.
Cadillac readies exclusive twin-turbo, 4.2-liter V-8
Cadillac, for the first time in 26 years, will have an exclusive engine -- a 4.2-liter twin-turbo V-8, making good on a 2016 promise by brand President Johan de Nysschen.
BMW will add i4 electric car
BMW will expand its i family of electrified cars with the i4 full-electric model. The i4 will be one of 12 battery-electric models BMW aims to have in showrooms by 2025.
BMW will double self-driving car testing fleet despite U.S. fatality
BMW said it would double the size of its autonomous vehicle testing fleet this year despite the death of a pedestrian hit by a self-driving car during tests by Uber.
Geely's 2017 profit more than doubles on domestic demand
Geely Automobile Holdings' profits more than doubled in 2017, driven by strong domestic sales of popular SUVs.
BMW increases spending for electric, autonomous cars
BMW said it will increase r&d spending to an all-time high of up to $8.6 billion this year as its expands its electrified lineup. BMW also warned of a possible impact from trade barriers.
U.S. drops auto-content proposal in NAFTA talks, report says
The United States has dropped a demand that all vehicles made in Canada and Mexico for export to the United States contain at least 50 percent U.S. content, according to a newspaper report.
Automakers get mixed grades on Takata recalls at Senate hearing
Automakers are doing a better job repairing vehicles with open recalls for defective Takata airbag inflators after slow initial responses, an independent monitor told Senators.
Nissan's Parker, Wheeler get new duties
Nissan North American has reassigned several of its top sales executives, including Infiniti chief Randy Parker and Nissan brand sales executive Judy Wheeler, to new posts.
Video shows woman stepped suddenly in front of self-driving Uber
A video from the Uber self-driving car that struck and killed a woman shows that she moved in front of it suddenly, a factor that investigators are likely to focus on.
Quick Shift: Uber may not be at fault for self-driving fatality, reports say
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Toyota temporarily suspends U.S. public AV testing after Uber fatality
Toyota said it was temporarily suspending public road testing of its autonomous driving technology after a self-driving Uber test car killed an Arizona pedestrian.
Bumper nostrils, knockouts and light blades: What people are saying about GMC's '19 Sierra
General Motors is trying to distinguish the 2019 GMC Sierra from rivals -- as well as from its platform mate, the Chevrolet Silverado -- with extra luxury features and technologies that the automaker calls segment-leading. Here's a look at what journalists and others are saying about the Sierra.
Arizona emerged as self-driving hotbed before deadly Uber crash
The technology behind autonomous vehicles has originated from coders in Silicon Valley, engineers in Detroit and academic researchers in Pittsburgh. Much of it eventually lands on the streets of Arizona.
Hyundai exec calls for caution in autonomous vehicle development
A Hyundai executive called for caution in the development of autonomous cars after an Uber self-driving vehicle struck and killed a woman in Arizona.