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Detroit News Headlines 27 primary

Updated 4:08 p.m. EST

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Mobility

Meijer will give Tesla electric semi-trucks a try

Meijer will give Tesla electric semi-trucks a tryMichigan-based Meijer said Tesla’s electric trucks could save money and reduce the retailer’s carbon footprint
  • Mobility
  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
Mobility

VW to spend $40B on electric cars, technology

VW to spend $40B on electric cars, technologyVW plans to spend more than $40 billion over the next five years on electric cars, autonomous driving, new technologies
  • Mobility
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Mobility

Tesla unveils semi-autonomous electric truck

Tesla unveils semi-autonomous electric truckTesla has been touting its development of a semi-autonomous electric big-rig since 2016
  • Mobility
  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
Mobility

Cali. may limit liability of self-driving carmakers

Cali. may limit liability of self-driving carmakersCali. regulators are embracing a GM recommendation that would help self-driving car makers avoid paying for accidents
  • Mobility
  • 6 days ago
Mobility

Self-driving cars are mainly in the slow lanes

Self-driving cars are mainly in the slow lanesBit by bit, the public will become comfortable with self-driving cars
  • Mobility
  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
GM

Detroit automakers solidify commitment to mobility

Detroit automakers solidify commitment to mobilityGM promises 1 million EVs worldwide by 2026, while Ford points to a connected future
  • GM
  • 6 days, 6 hours ago
Mobility

Carmakers grapple with robot-car hacking fears

Carmakers grapple with robot-car hacking fearsSafety advocates say self-driving cars are vulnerable, and researchers have proven they can be tricked
  • Mobility
  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
Mobility

Study: Ride-hailing, automation will hurt car sales

Study: Ride-hailing, automation will hurt car salesSales of cars to individuals are forecast to drop 20 percent by 2040
  • Mobility
  • 1 week ago
Mobility

UM study factors EV production into overall greenness

UM study factors EV production into overall greennessIn the U.S., a gasoline car that gets 55.4 mpg is as good or better than an EV for greenhouse gas reduction
  • Mobility
  • 1 week ago
Henry Payne

Supersize SUVs fund EV, self-driving car development

Supersize SUVs fund EV, self-driving car developmentAs the auto industry invests in an uncertain future, big SUVs and trucks finance new ventures
  • Henry Payne
  • 1 week ago
Michigan

Outside US: Lyft to serve Toronto next month

Outside US: Lyft to serve Toronto next monthThe ride-hailing service says it’s recruiting drivers starting Monday in Canada’s largest city
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Mobility

Uber seals multibillion-dollar investment from Softbank

Uber seals multibillion-dollar investment from SoftbankJapanese tech conglomerate SoftBank said to buy $1B in new Uber stock, offer to buy shares from investors, Uber workers
  • Mobility
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Mobility

Tax-credit loss would hurt sales of affordable EVs

Tax-credit loss would hurt sales of affordable EVsGOP tax bill poses threat to mass-market electric cars like the Chevy Bolt and Tesla Model 3
  • Mobility
  • 2 weeks ago
Ford

Ford CEO wants to make the iPhone of self-driving cars

Ford CEO wants to make the iPhone of self-driving carsFord CEO Jim Hackett said Thursday he wants Ford to produce a self-driving car people will love to use
  • Ford
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Business

Uber CEO blames Lyft for its failure to make a profit

Uber CEO blames Lyft for its failure to make a profitCEO Dara Khosrowshahi said Lyft’s heavy spending on subsidies to keep the cost of rides low forced Uber to do the same
  • Business
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Opinion

Column: Self-driving cars promise freedom

Column: Self-driving cars promise freedomFor seniors, self-driving vehicles will mean more independence when they no longer own cars
  • Opinion
  • 2 weeks ago
Ford

Ford broadens China expansion with electric-car tie-up

Ford broadens China expansion with electric-car tie-up$756M investment by Ford and Chinese carmaker Zotye will build electric cars to be sold under a new Chinese brand
  • Ford
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Business

Chinese media: Foxconn to build in Michigan

Chinese media: Foxconn to build in MichiganFoxconn may be coming to Michigan, according to Chinese media reports
  • Business
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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