Self-driving test vehicle added to auto history museum

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — One of General Motors' first self-driving test vehicles is going on display at an automotive history museum in suburban Detroit. The Henry Ford history attract...

Autonomous car testing plan aims to boost public confidence

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Companies testing autonomous vehicles in Pittsburgh will have to immediately report crashes resulting in any injuries and have three days to reveal those that result in any damage. ...

Uber approved to resume autonomous car tests in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pennsylvania's Department of Transportation has approved Uber's request to resume testing autonomous vehicles on public roads in the Pittsburgh area. The approval w...

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Dollar Tree and Deutsche Bank skid; GM and US Steel climb

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday: General Motors Co., up $4.87 to $42.70 Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank is inve...

Stocks dip as US imposes steel, aluminum tariffs; GM surges

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mostly lower Thursday morning following big swings over the last two days. Steelmakers are rising as the Trump administration announced that it will impose tariffs on s...

Japan's SoftBank to sink $2.25B into GM autonomous car unit

DETROIT (AP) — The Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank will spend $2.25 billion for a nearly a 20 percent stake in General Motors' autonomous vehicle unit. GM said Thursday tha...

If You Can Drive in Jerusalem, You Can Drive (Almost) Anywhere

JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2018--The following is an opinion editorial provided by Amnon Shashua, senior vice president at Intel Corporation and the chief executive officer and chief technolo...

High Demand for Crossovers to Boost the Passenger Vehicle Market 2018-2022 | Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2018-- projects the to post a CAGR of close to 3% during the forecast period. Emerging crossover segment is expected to drive the growth of the market. The global pas...

Driverless cars give hope to blind - are automakers onboard?

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — In 2012, Steve Mahan, who is blind, climbed into the driver's seat of a self-driving car and rolled up to the drive-thru of a Taco Bell in a video that's been viewed more than 8 mil...

Driver in deadly Tesla autopilot crash was Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The driver who lost his life when his Tesla careened into a concrete barrier while it was in autopilot mode was Taiwanese. The driver involved in the deadly crash has been i...

BMW says spending to rise on autonomous, electric technology

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker BMW says this year's profits will at least equal last year's results as the company sinks billions into developing electric and autonomous car technology to meet ex...

Uber, Waymo settled trade secrets clash

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is settling a lawsuit filed by Google's autonomous car unit alleging that the ride-hailing service riped off self-driving car technology. Both sides in the ...

Uber close to scrapping human backups in self-driving cars

DETROIT (AP) — Uber's autonomous-vehicle chief says the service will carry passengers without human backup drivers in about the same time frame as competitors, which are expecting to be on the road at...

The Latest: Chao says industry must calm autonomous car fear

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the Detroit auto show (all times local): 2:45 p.m. U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao says the auto and tech industries need to ...