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An invention that sparked a backlash

In the second episode of Season 2 of our “Futurismo” podcast, we tell the story of one safety technology and how it rose from obscurity to a national mandate within years


Buick preps Regal hatchback and wagon

Buick's Regal sedan will be replaced in the U.S. with a sedan-styled five-door hatchback and Buick's first wagon in two decades, according to two

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Autos a no-show on list of advertising stars

Advertising Age, a sister publication to Automotive News, published its annual “40 Under 40” list of standout individuals. Not one was from the auto industry.


Uber pushes back on Canada tax

Uber says forcing it to collect the goods and services tax on every ride it provides in Canada will push more people to buy cars.


Trump review of emissions rules may only slow march to higher mpg

Emissions rules set by the EPA may take a backseat to consumers demanding vehicles that guzzle less gas and automakers having to meet tougher standards if they want to export cars overseas, according to analysts. California and nine other states in the ZEV program -- eight in the northeast, plus Oregon -- are expected to move ahead on Friday with previously established targets.


VW's temporary Michigan home for diesel vehicles flagged for local violation

VW's efforts to put its diesel emissions violations behind it hit a minor speed bump this week when a Michigan city filed a lawsuit against the owners of the dilapidated Pontiac Silverdome, where thousands of VW diesel models are being stored without proper permits after the company bought them back from customers.

| UPDATED: 3/23/17 3:07 pm ET -- Adds government comment
Federal budget light on automotive initiatives

Canada's automotive industry got little mention and limited spoils in the 2017 federal budget, maybe because of uncertainty surrounding U.S. economic policy, say the Global Automakers of Canada.

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