Waymo chief says his tech could have avoided fatal Uber crash

John Krafcik, CEO of Waymo, Google's self-driving car project, said Saturday the company has "a lot of confidence" its own self-driving vehicle technology could have detected the pedestrian who was struck and killed earlier this month by a self-driving Uber in Tempe, Ariz.

Google Assistant improves dealership service

NYC's Paragon Honda has tapped Assistant to help its customers schedule service appointments.

Honda cuts U.S. Accord output as sales slip, supplies grow

Honda told dealers that production of the acclaimed 2018 Accord is being reduced at its Marysville, Ohio, assembly plant to combat

My life with Kirobo the robot

Toyota says its Kirobo Mini conversation partner, a robot it's selling in Japan, is a first step toward talking cars, but its conversations highlight the gulf that remains in achieving that goal and the challenges automakers face when delving into tomorrow's world of high technology.

Services will make the next winner

Jason Stein’s column (“Everybody’s going in the same direction — nowhere fast,” Jan. 15) is spot on if you live in the real world.

Electric motors just make sense

Electric motors make so much sense, due to their quiet operation, torque, lack of vibration, fantastic rpm range, no maintenance requirement and long-term reliability.

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