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September 1, 2017  

Magna unveils latest autonomous driving platform

MAX4 system allows up to Level 4 autonomous driving capabilities in urban and highway settings.

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August 30, 2017  

California seeks to boost electric car rebate program

State could spend up to $3 billion to expand its rebate program for zero-emission vehicles.

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August 30, 2017  

Magna invests in solid-state LiDAR developer Innoviz

Expands existing collaboration with solid-state LiDAR technology innovator to advance autonomous vehicle technologies.

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August 30, 2017  

Cummins unveils electric heavy-duty transport truck

Heavy-duty engine maker beats Musk’s Tesla to the big rig punch.

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August 30, 2017  

Renault Nissan, Dongfeng partner on electric car venture

Companies aim to develop a vehicle based on an SUV platform.

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August 25, 2017  

Globalized auto industry vulnerable to new Brexit borders

A Brexit agreement that creates new tariffs and increases vehicle costs is no small problem for consumers.

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August 25, 2017  

US seeks prison sentence for Volkswagen engineer in diesel scandal

63-year-old Robert Liang asks judge to consider a sentence of probation, 1,500 hours of community service.

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August 23, 2017  

Automated safety systems are preventing car crashes, studies say

Lane-keeping systems have lowered the number of crashes in which there were injuries, by 21%.

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August 22, 2017  

Ford, Chinese partner considering electric vehicle venture

Ford has plans to offer electric versions of 70% of its models in China by 2025.

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August 21, 2017  

Hyundai unveils new fuel cell SUV with longer travel range

New vehicle will travel 40% farther than its first fuel cell SUV, the Tucson ix FCEV.

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August 16, 2017  

Auto disruption: APMA focuses on tech, trade and Trump

The automotive parts association’s annual conference for suppliers set a positive note despite uncertainties globally and closer to home.

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August 16, 2017  

General Motors shares to be delisted from TSX in November

Automaker says trading volume of its shares are too low on the Toronto-based stock exchange.

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August 9, 2017  

Nissan to pay $97.7M in proposed Takata settlement

Settlement would pay for a new outreach program to ensure Takata air bags are removed from 4.4 million affected Nissan vehicles.

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August 7, 2017  

Tesla pushing to raise $1.5B to ramp up Model 3 production

CEO Musk said the company will meet its goal of making 10,000 Model 3s per week by next year.

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August 7, 2017  

Electric vehicle-maker Faraday Future leases California plant

Ditched plans to build a plant in Las Vegas in early July despite spending $120 million to develop the site.