Vehicle Technology

Apple taps BlackBerry talent as car project takes software turn, report says

Apple hired the former head of BlackBerry's automotive software division as new leadership at the iPhone-maker's car team places increased emphasis on developing self-driving technology, people familiar with the project told Bloomberg.

Mercedes challenged over 'Drive Pilot' TV ad
UPDATED: 7/27/16 5:03 pm ET - adds Mercedes statement

Consumer and auto safety advocates have called on the FTC to investigate Mercedes-Benz over a TV commercial for the 2017 E-class, saying the ad could

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