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Uber’s Self-Driving Car Didn’t Know Pedestrians Could Jaywalk 2019-11-05 21:22:42The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday released hundreds of pages related to the 2016 crash in Tempe, Arizona, that killed Elaine Herzber

The Polestar 1 Is a Powerful Throwback Treat—Like 2019-11-05 03:01:00The pricey plug-in hybrid is a little retro and a whole lot of fun to drive.

Drones That Work for Food, a Self-Landing Plane, 2019-11-03 09:00:00Uber Eats unveils its latest drone, which may begin deliveries next summer, and our reporter lands a $2 million plane with the help of new tech. 

Need to Run Errands *Really* Quickly? Try This 2019-11-02 07:00:00That is, if you have $200,000. With the Urus, Lamborghini joins the rush to luxury SUVs, while staying true to its sports-car heritage.

Uber and Lyft Fight a Law They Say 2019-10-31 20:06:26The ride-hail companies are backing a ballot measure to overturn a California law intended to transform gig-economy workers from contractors to employ

Cirrus' $2 Million Vision Jet Now Lands Itself, 2019-10-31 13:41:07The Safe Return Emergency Autoland System lets passengers hit a big red button to bring the plane to safety if the pilot's incapacitated.

The Delicate Art—and Evolving Science—of Wildfire Evacuations 2019-10-31 08:00:00The still-burning Kincade Fire prompted one of the largest wildfire-related evacuations in California history—a legacy, in part, of two earlier

Ford Screens Go Big, a WhatsApp Hacking Case, 2019-10-30 19:08:35Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

Ford Is Bringing Huge Screens—and Live Updates—to Its 2019-10-30 06:00:00The bigger screens can display a map, phone, and radio simultaneously. Ford says it won't be too distracting. 

Uber Eats Hopes Drones Can Lift It to 2019-10-28 20:23:13Uber reveals the design of a drone with six rotors that change position for vertical takeoffs and landings. It can stay aloft for 18 minutes, with a r

Why Are Parking Lots So Tricky for Self-Driving 2019-10-28 07:00:00Here’s why Tesla’s “Smart Summon” feature is taking them on anyway.

Danger for Pedestrians, a Tesla Profit, and More 2019-10-27 09:00:00The US government said pedestrian fatalities rose for a second consecutive year. But, hey, Tesla's back in the black, and promising record deliveries

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New Orleans dealer Ray Brandt dies at 72 2019-11-15 16:27:17The two-time head of the Nissan dealer council held more than a dozen import and domestic franchises in two states and was a 2017 nominee for Time mag

Nissan recalls over 450,000 vehicles for risk of 2019-11-15 16:05:44The company is recommending owners who see an ABS warning light on the dashboard park their cars outside until they can have the vehicle towed through

Renault's Delbos vies for permanent CEO post as 2019-11-15 15:16:02Delbos was propelled to the top job on a temporary basis after CEO Thierry Bollore's ousting in mid-October, as Renault and its Japanese partner Niss

Ford documents GT Le Mans victory over Ferrari 2019-11-15 15:10:06Ford Motor Co., to mark the premiere of Ford v. Ferrari, is unearthing archives on the Ford GT program and the automaker's key victory at the 1966 Le

California, 22 states sue to block EPA from 2019-11-15 14:56:31California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, who is leading the legal challenges, said the state would aggressively fight to protect its own legal auth

Tesla will start construction of European plant next 2019-11-15 12:38:55Tesla has signed a declaration of intent with the state of Brandenburg in Germany and has an ambitious schedule to complete construction of its new Eu

A call for clarity on self-driving terminology 2019-11-15 11:53:51It's time to clean up this mess. When it comes to autonomous vehicle technology, using accurate language can be a matter of life or death.

Jerry Hirshberg, creative force behind Nissan's first design 2019-11-15 10:39:29Hirshberg, a passionate innovator and unconventional manager, left a key post at GM's Buick division and later oversaw the Japanese automaker's new

Why Tesla and Berlin are a perfect match 2019-11-15 10:05:36Berlin is not known as a car city but it does have a vigorous tech scene and Tesla is not so much a car company as a tech one.

VW Group names former BMW executive Duesmann as 2019-11-15 09:38:40Engine development expert Markus Duesmann will become Audi CEO on April 1 after current chief, Bram Schot, leaves the company. Schot, 58, is depa

GM's Detroit-Hamtramck plant expected to build electric Escalade, 2019-11-14 16:43:17The factory, with the help of a $3 billion GM investment, will build four EVs by 2023, according to LMC Automotive. The plant, which had been schedule

Ford recalls more than 135,000 F-150 pickups 2019-11-14 15:13:03The automaker issued separate recalls for Super Duty pickups and Lincoln MKX crossovers in the U.S. and Canada.

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530 chevaux pour la BMW i4 électrique ? New! 2019-11-16 09:00:00On en sait un peu plus sur la future rivale BMW de la Tesla Model 3.

Voici les Peugeot 208 du Trophée Andros électrique New! 2019-11-16 08:00:00Pour la première fois dans l'histoire du Trophée Andros, toutes les voitures utiliseront une motorisation 100% électrique.

Le Ford Bronco finalement vendu en Europe ? New! 2019-11-16 07:00:00Voilà une bonne nouvelle pour les amateurs de véhicules tout-terrain.

Bientôt la nouvelle Skoda Octavia Scout New! 2019-11-16 06:00:00Mais que restera-t-il à la Volkswagen Passat ?

Audi a un nouveau patron New! 2019-11-16 04:00:00Après une carrière chez Mercedes puis chez BMW, Markus Duesmann va prendre la tête d'Audi dès 2020.

Salon Epoqu'Auto 2019 : fréquentation en hausse ! 2019-11-15 11:26:44Plus de 70.000 visiteurs ont fait le déplacement sur le Salon Epoqu'Auto 2019.

Porsche 911 Turbo (2020) : ce que l'on 2019-11-15 10:00:44VIDEO. Porsche dévoile les premières photos et informations relatives à la prochaine 911 Turbo.

Le Zapping Auto Plus 293 est en ligne 2019-11-15 08:00:01VIDEO. Découvrez tout de suite le 293e épisode de notre célèbre Zapping insolite Auto Plus !

Audi rit de l'arrivée d'une usine Tesla à 2019-11-15 07:31:27Suite à l'annonce de la Gigafactory allemande de Tesla, Audi tacle gentiment son concurrent américain.

Mortalité routière : la baisse continue en octobre 2019-11-15 06:49:35252 personnes sont décédées sur les routes de France au mois d’octobre 2019 (- 8% par rapport à 2018).

L'ultime Saab 9-3 (2014) a été vendue 2019-11-15 06:48:18L'ultime Saab produite, une 9-3, a été vendue aux enchères pour un prix très raisonnable.

Malus : 2 barèmes en 2020, bonjour l'usine 2019-11-15 06:23:00Le malus selon la norme WLTP entrera en vigueur au 1er mars 2020. Pas moins de trois grilles de malus vont se succéder dans les prochains mois.

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2020 Nissan Titan Review: Minor Updates Pay Big 2019-11-15 07:00:47There was no question the 2016 Nissan Titan was a monumental improvement over the 12 year-old truck it replaced, but it was the truck Nissan should&rs

Is the Mercedes A-Class Worthy of the Three-Pointed 2019-11-15 04:00:43Pros: Slick interior Next-gen voice control Content rich, well priced Cons: Coarse, non-premium ride Cut-rate sound system Hidden cheap materials The

2020 Toyota Supra Review: Why the Supra Is 2019-11-15 04:00:42Pros: Paparazzi attention getter Thrilling to drive Competitive price Cons: Polarizing design Needs smooth roads It’s OK, just not great First t

Review: How the New Audi A8 Treats its 2019-11-15 04:00:38Pros: Quiet, plush ride Sumptuous executive rear seats Crisp infotainment Cons: Engine needs more power Light, numb steering Screens show fingerprints

Review: What the 2020 Subaru Legacy Can Offer 2019-11-15 04:00:20Pros: Supremely comfortable ride Strong on value and features Improved interior Cons: Zero fun factor Bland, anonymous styling Merely adequate engines

Overhaulin’ Is Back and Only On MotorTrend 2019-11-15 04:00:11If, like a number of dedicated Chip Foose fans, you were bummed when Overhaulin’ went away for a second time in 2015, you’re in luck. Foos

Large Hybrid SUVs for 2020: Which Have the 2019-11-14 16:55:17If you need a vehicle that offers a balance of good fuel economy and ample interior space, the big hybrid SUVs on this list fit the bill. Most of them

EV Startup Files Explosive Patent for a Self-Destruct 2019-11-14 14:09:26What if your car knew that it was about to suffer a catastrophic meltdown, the kind that might cause harm to you and other occupants, or perhaps nearb

The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Is an Electric 2019-11-14 10:51:55Ford has decided that today, an unassuming Thursday in November, seemed like a good day to drop the stunning news that its soon-to-be-revealed el

Ford v Ferrari Movie Review: MotorTrend’s Take on 2019-11-14 09:50:43There are facts, and then there are Hollywood films inspired by facts. Ford v Ferrari, whose release date is November 15, is an example of the latter.

2021 Toyota Avalon Borrows AWD System From the 2019-11-13 07:00:33The Toyota Avalon has always been something of a stealthy, value-priced luxo-barge. But it’s never been a vehicle with the means to confidently

2020 Toyota Camry Is the First to Offer 2019-11-13 07:00:26Toyota fans, your all-wheel-drive Camry sedan prayers have finally been answered! If you’ve been harboring fevered excitement for a possible red

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Faurecia to showcase future tech at CES 2020 2019-11-15 07:17:00Faurecia will demonstrate its Cockpit of the Future and Sustainable Mobility technologies at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next Jan

Brilliance cooperates with Lifan for Uruguay plant 2019-11-15 07:10:00Chinese automobile manufacturer Brilliance Auto Group says it has made an important step in tapping the South American market by establishing cooperat

Renault develops recycled fabric 2019-11-15 06:42:00Renault has co-developed fabric made from 100% recycled materials for the new Zoe.

Philippine vehicle market continued to expand in October 2019-11-15 05:57:00The Philippine new vehicle market continued to expand in October 2019, by 3.8% year-on-year to 34,397 units from 33,150 units in the same month of las

Xpeng Motors raises US$400m to fund production of 2019-11-15 05:35:00Chinese electric vehicle start-up Xpeng Motors has raised US$400m from investors for New Product Development (NPD) and is planning to bring to market

China vehicle sales fall 4% in October 2019-11-15 05:26:00New vehicle sales in China declined by 4% year-on-year to 2.3m units in October from 2.4m units a year earlier, the sixteenth consecutive monthly decl

Autonomous vehicle testing stepped up in China 2019-11-15 05:23:00A new test centre dedicated to autonomous and connected vehicles was opened this week in Xiangyang in China's Hubei province.

ZF participates in Mobility as a Service Alliance 2019-11-15 05:18:00ZF says it is the first major automotive supplier to participate in the Mobility as a Service (MaaS) Alliance.

Hyundai Mobis develops autonomous rear emergency braking system 2019-11-15 05:17:00Hyundai Mobis has announced it has developed a rear-autonomous emergency braking system (R-AEB) which prevents collisions when vehicles are rever

Pierburg develops AC for EVs 2019-11-15 05:10:00Rheinmetall subsidiary Pierburg says it has developed an air-conditioning (AC) compressor specifically for use in electric vehicles.

BMW aims to double battery energy density by 2019-11-15 05:09:00BMW has provided an update on its e-mobility strategy and its dedicated facility for developing battery technologies.

Rheinmetall to make China lightweight pistons 2019-11-15 05:07:00Kolbenschmidt Huayu Piston (KSHP), a subsidiary of Rheinmetall Automotive, is to produce lightweight pistons for an unnamed automaker in China.


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