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New airbag injury highlights Honda’s struggle

The convoluted history of a 2002 Honda Accord involved in a March 3 crash shows the challenge Honda faces in keeping defective Takata airbag inflators out of circulation. ... Read More »

Japan dreams of a hydrogen society

As home market to two of the three global carmakers selling hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, Japan is understandably optimistic about the outlook for hydrogen-powered cars. ... Read More »

Where to discover self-driving secrets

Autonomous vehicle development has become highly competitive, and companies working on the technology tend to hold their plans close to the vest. ... Read More »

Ford’s Q1 results will set tone for rough ’17

Higher parts costs for newly launched vehicles add to the pressures on Ford's earnings, which have been dinged by recalls and technology investments. ... Read More »

Carbiz goes toe to toe with CarMax

Some dealers shudder when they hear used-car giant CarMax is opening a store down the road. This used-only dealer deliberately placed his second store next to a CarMax. Here's his strategy. ... Read More »

Waymo urges judge to bar Uber engineer from robocar project

Waymo says it uncovered new evidence that Uber copied its driverless vehicle secrets and wants a judge to take further action against its rival's autonomous car program. ... Read More »

Millennials may be fertile market for CPO

Dealers have an opportunity to hook in millennial vehicle-buyers through certified pre-owned programs and make plenty of money doing so, data from Cox Automotive show. ... Read More »

Inside the mind of Cadillac’s Super Cruise

Starting this fall, the Cadillac CT6 will be ready to drive itself. But it's not ready to let you catch up on sleep. ... Read More »

Apple self-driving car testing plan gives clues to tech program

Apple outlined a plan to train operators of self-driving cars in documents submitted to California regulators earlier this month, the latest clues to the company's autonomous vehicle technology aspirations. ... Read More »

Mazda names chief marketing officer for U.S.

Mazda North American Operations appointed Dino Bernacchi to its newly created chief marketing officer position for U.S. operations. ... Read More »