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China may relax rules for foreign EV makers

China may relax rules for foreign EV makersExisting China rules require foreign automakers to set up joint ventures with local counterparts
  • Mobility
  • 5 days, 23 hours ago
Mobility

Intel more active in Waymo driverless-car effort

Intel more active in Waymo driverless-car effortIntel, Waymo have been working on autonomous vehicles since 2009
  • Mobility
  • 1 week ago
GM

General Motors’ hybrids, electric cars fizzle in China

General Motors’ hybrids, electric cars fizzle in ChinaBut the company sold fewer than 20 plug-in hybrid or battery-electric cars in China last year.
  • GM
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Mobility

Ford gives $5M to Willow Run mobility site

Ford gives $5M to Willow Run mobility siteThe project is considered vital to keeping domestic automakers competitive in the space of self-driving vehicles
  • Mobility
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Autos

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi bets on electric car spike

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi bets on electric car spikeThe Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance plans to produce 12 new electric models by 2022
  • Autos
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Mobility

GM shows hand in autonomous vehicle race

GM shows hand in autonomous vehicle raceThe company is more candid than other automakers developing their own versions of self-driving vehicles
  • Mobility
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Autos

Detroit sedans, Tesla Model 3 missing from NACTOY honors

Detroit sedans, Tesla Model 3 missing from NACTOY honorsUnmistakable trend toward SUVs, Tesla launch plans keep Americans on sidelines for North American car-of-the-year.
  • Autos
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
Mobility

Ford disguised an engineer as a seat for science

Ford disguised an engineer as a seat for scienceThe automaker needed to test human interactions with a vehicle pedestrians thought didn’t have a driver -- so it did
  • Mobility
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Mobility

Senators weigh impact of self-driving trucks

Senators weigh impact of self-driving trucksSupporters touted safety benefits, while critics fretted about potential job losses
  • Mobility
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Mobility

In the future, cars will be data-collection machines

In the future, cars will be data-collection machinesValue of data gathered from new-vehicle buyers may soon exceed the price of their cars
  • Mobility
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Mobility

Feds move driverless safety assessments to honor system

Feds move driverless safety assessments to honor systemAutomakers “may” submit voluntary safety self-assessment if they want to demonstrate their self-driving cars are safe
  • Mobility
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Henry Payne

Payne: Can charging network handle coming EV flood?

Payne: Can charging network handle coming EV flood?Tesla’s Model 3, Chevy’s Bolt and more from global rivals threaten to tax the limits of all those hot electric rides.
  • Henry Payne
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Mobility

NTSA: Fatal Tesla crash due to human error

NTSA: Fatal Tesla crash due to human errorA crash killed Joshua Brown, 40, of Canton, Ohio, who was using the semiautonomous driving systems of his Tesla Model S
  • Mobility
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Mobility

Senators draft bill to allow thousands of robot cars

Senators draft bill to allow thousands of robot carsAutomakers would each be allowed to operate more than 100,000 self-driving cars per year on U.S. roads
  • Mobility
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Mobility

Tesla to open larger Gallery store at Somerset in Troy

Tesla to open larger Gallery store at SomersetAutomaker can’t sell cars in the Gallery, continues to fight state of Michigan on law to sell directly to consumers
  • Mobility
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Mobility

Tesla driver’s family doesn’t blame car for his death

Tesla driver’s family doesn’t blame car for his deathThe family of a man who died when his Tesla sedan struck a tractor-trailer says it doesn’t blame the car
  • Mobility
  • 2 weeks ago
Mobility

Payne: In the backseat of a self-driving Uber

Payne: In the backseat of a self-driving UberSelf-driving Uber SUVs are more than an experiment in Pittsburgh — they are real-world rides serving Uber clientele
  • Mobility
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Revolutionary self-driving rules pushing Detroit

Howes: Revolutionary self-driving rules pushing DetroitBig step forward for technology will transform auto industry in ways not seen since Henry Ford’s moving assembly line
  • Daniel Howes
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Mobility

Self-driving shuttles to be tested in downtown Detroit

Self-driving shuttles to be tested in downtown DetroitStart-up company May Mobility to test autonomous shuttles in Detroit in October
  • Mobility
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Mobility

House OKs bill to allow thousands of self-driving cars

House OKs bill to allow thousands of self-driving carsAutomakers would each be allowed to test up to 100,000 self-driving cars per year on U.S. roads
  • Mobility
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Autos

Nissan Leaf 2.0: More EV for less

Nissan Leaf 2.0: Still EV price leaderAffordable electric vehicle tries to face down challenges from Chevrolet and Tesla with new tech from Farmington Hills
  • Autos
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Autos

Car map apps send drivers on unexpected routes

Car map apps send drivers on unexpected routesWaze, Google Maps and Apple Maps are diverting drivers through neighborhoods
  • Autos
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Opinion

Middle class bearing Tesla subsidy

Middle class bearing Tesla subsidySubsidizing billionaire Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s electric-car dreams does little to reduce carbon dioxide
  • Opinion
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Mobility

Lyft extends service throughout Mich., other states

Lyft extends service throughout Mich., other statesLyft is driving into the countryside in an effort to raise ridership and steal market share from rival Uber
  • Mobility
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Mobility

Lyft seizes opportunity as Uber tries to outrun trouble

Lyft seizes opportunity as Uber tries to outrun troublesThe company seized the opportunity to recruit disillusioned drivers so it could be more responsive to passengers
  • Mobility
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Mobility

Ford, Argo eye new possibilities for autonomous cars

Ford, Argo eye new possibilities for autonomous carsFord’s Jim Hackett and Argo AI’s Bryan Salesky say there different ways their first autonomous fleet could operate
  • Mobility
  • 4 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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