Automotive Technology

Climate goals mean Europe will overtake US in electric cars

Oct 2, 2018

European carmakers are rolling out electric cars like the ones on view this week at the Paris Auto Show because of Tesla _ but also because of EU regulations aimed at combatting climate change that analysts say don't leave them all that much choice.

Markets Right Now: Stocks are mostly lower at midday

Oct 2, 2018

Stocks are mostly lower in midday trading on Wall Street as retailers and car companies lose ground but technology companies edge higher.

Company penalized for disabling vehicles' emissions controls

Sep 24, 2018

A Florida company will spend more than $6 million in penalties and repair costs for selling computer software that disables automotive emissions controls

Germany's Porsche says it won't produce new diesel models

Sep 23, 2018

Porsche's chief executive says the sports car maker won't produce any new diesel models in the wake of parent company Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal

Germany to have 1 million electric cars by 2022

Sep 19, 2018

Germans are beginning to embrace electric cars, with experts predicting the country will have a million hybrid or battery-electric vehicles on the road by 2022

European nations plan to use more hydrogen for energy needs

Sep 18, 2018

European countries want to increase the use of hydrogen as part of a plan to cut the continent's carbon emissions

Agency seeks anti-lock brakes on all new US road motorcycles

Sep 11, 2018

A federal safety agency is recommending that all new motorcycles built for road use in the U.S. have anti-lock brakes and electronic stability control as standard equipment

A year in, Uber CEO works to rebuild company's reputation

Sep 6, 2018

Dara Khosrowshahi took the reins at Uber a year ago and inherited a ride-sharing company plagued with scandals

Arizona governor's Senate pick reflects a cautious approach

Sep 6, 2018

Arizona has developed a reputation as one of the country's political flashpoints, with debates over immigration, rambunctious populists and a divided GOP.

Utah driver sues Tesla after crashing in Autopilot mode

Sep 5, 2018

A Utah driver who slammed her Tesla into a stopped firetruck at a red light while using the vehicle's semi-autonomous function is suing the company

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