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Ford faces questions from U.S. senators over 'do not drive' warning

Two senators asked the Transportation Department to explain why a "do not drive" directive issued last week by Ford is limited to about 2,900 older pickup trucks and if other vehicles are potentially at risk from defective airbag inflators.


Jeep sees banner year with new products, Manley says

While other mainstream auto brands head for sliding United States demand this year, Jeep is rolling out new models to buck the trend and bring 16 straight months of sales declines to an end.

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COMMENTARY: Krishnan M. Anantharaman
Toyota's slow-and-steady approach won't win this race

While Toyota has been satisfied to manage the evolution of Hybrid Synergy Drive over two decades, competitors such as General Motors, Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen and Renault-Nissan have been busy driving the next revolution in transportation.

COMMENTARY: Keith Crain
Betting the other guy's farm

When you talk about disruption, nothing seems to approach the electrification of the automobile, at least in the short term.

Many EVs on the way, but few buyers await

Automakers with ambitious plans to roll out more than a hundred new battery-powered models in the next five years appear to be forgetting one thing: Drivers aren't yet buzzed about the technology.

Tesla tells new taxi, Uber drivers not to use Superchargers

Professional drivers looking to buy a Tesla to shuttle paying customers around should consider this: After Friday, vehicles used for commercial purposes won't be allowed to use the company's Superchargers anymore, according to an updated policy.

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