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Multiple routes, denser areas the next test for Silicon Valley startup Drive.ai’s self-driving service

In the summer, Silicon Valley startup Drive.ai was among the first to launch commercial service with autonomous vehicles. Now, it's taking the next step, launching its second route in suburban Dallas, this one open to the general public. ... Read More »

FCC move may affect vehicle wireless

The Federal Communications Commission may re-evaluate the auto industry's claim to spectrum that enables wireless vehicle-to-vehicle technology. ... Read More »

New Audi A8 Sedan protects against side impact

The redesigned Audi A8 sedan gives new meaning to the term "active suspension." ... Read More »

Frustrated GM investors ask what more CEO Barra can do

General Motors CEO Mary Barra has transformed the No. 1 U.S. automaker in her almost five years in charge, but that is still not enough to satisfy investors. ... Read More »

Bellwether company Gentex signals strong Q3 for suppliers

Sales and profits increased for mirror and electronics supplier Gentex in the third quarter despite new international tariffs, and despite softer-than-expected new vehicle production. ... Read More »

Daimler CEO Zetsche stumbles on his victory lap

Daimler's turnaround in recent years made Zetsche a celebrity in German business circles, but as he prepares to hand the keys to a new CEO, he's starting to look tarnished. ... Read More »

Christophe Georges to head Bentley Americas region once again

This marks the second time that Georges will run Bentley in the Americas region, which covers over 20 percent of the brand's global sales. Georges held the same title from 2007 to 2015. ... Read More »

Elon Musk says Tesla’s enhanced Autopilot system is being dropped

The self-driving capability that Tesla customers have been able to pay for but not activate for two years is going on hiatus. ... Read More »

Daimler warns earnings will be ‘significantly below’ last year’s results

Daimler issued its second profit warning in four months, saying that costs arising from recalling some of its diesel vehicles were mainly to blame. ... Read More »

FTC Releases Staff Perspective Examining Informational Injuries

Staff of the Federal Trade Commission released a new paper today outlining key takeaways from a December 12, 2017 workshop examining injuries consumers may suffer from privacy and security incidents.According to the Staff Perspective on the Informational Injury...

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