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Waymo Rolls Out Autonomous Vans Without Human Drivers

Waymo Rolls Out Autonomous Vans Without Human Drivers

By Tom Krisher | Nov 8
A self-driving car company created by Google is pulling the human backup driver from behind the steering wheel and will test vehicles on public roads with only an employee in the back seat.

Carmakers Join Forces in Europe to Make Electrics Widespread

Carmakers Join Forces in Europe to Make Electrics Widespread

By David McHugh and Geir Moulson | Nov 6
A group of major automakers plans to open hundreds of fast-charging stations for electric cars in Europe in coming years and use a common plug technology in what they hope will be a big step toward mass acceptance of battery-powered vehicles.

Google and AutoNation Partner on Self-Driving Car Program

Google and AutoNation Partner on Self-Driving Car Program

Nov 5
Google is partnering with AutoNation, the country's largest auto dealership chain, in its push to produce self-driving cars for wide use.

Edmunds Compares Honda Fit and Kia Rio

Edmunds Compares Honda Fit and Kia Rio

By Will Kaufman | Nov 4
The Kia Rio is all-new, while the Honda Fit has received a number of minor upgrades. Each has its own appeal, so how do Kia and Honda's updated small cars compare?

BMW Recalls 1.4M Vehicles Due to Risk of Under-Hood Fires

BMW Recalls 1.4M Vehicles Due to Risk of Under-Hood Fires

Nov 3
BMW is recalling more than 1.4 million cars and SUVs in two U.S. recalls due to the risk of fires under the hood.

Gov't Won't Pursue Talking Car Mandate

Gov't Won't Pursue Talking Car Mandate

By Joan Lowy | Nov 2
The Trump administration has quietly set aside plans to require new cars to be able to wirelessly talk to each other, jeopardizing one of the most promising technologies for preventing traffic deaths.

 Google-Bred Waymo Aims to Shift Robotic Cars into Next Gear

Google-Bred Waymo Aims to Shift Robotic Cars into Next Gear

By Michael Liedtke | Nov 1
Google's self-driving car spin-off is accelerating efforts to convince the public that its technology is almost ready to safely transport people without any human assistance at all.

Steve Jobs' Sweet Ride is Part of High-End Car Auction

Steve Jobs' Sweet Ride is Part of High-End Car Auction

Oct 31
A sleek sports car once owned by Steve Jobs could sell for over $300,000 at a December auction - practically pocket change compared to some of the million-dollar vehicles that will be offered alongside it.

Getting Traction: It's Time to Check Tires Before Snow Flies

Getting Traction: It's Time to Check Tires Before Snow Flies

By Tom Krisher | Oct 29
At any time now, snow could fall over a broad swath of America, and that means your tires need to be checked.

Probe of Ford Fusion Steering Wheels That May Loosen, Detach

Probe of Ford Fusion Steering Wheels That May Loosen, Detach

Oct 27
U.S. regulators are investigating complaints that steering wheels can come loose or fall off in the Ford Fusion, a midsize sedan.

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