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Project Catalyst research pilot: Tools for saving

We released the results of a Project Catalyst research project finding that offering a small incentive to prepaid card users to put some of their money into a savings wallet doubled uptake of the wallet. ... Read More »

Tesla sets quarterly sales record as shipments move closer to 2016 goal

Tesla delivered a record 24,500 vehicles in the third quarter, assuring investors that it will meet its 2016 targets ahead of a crucial plan to raise more capital. ... Read More »

Execs see diesel waning in Europe

Senior auto executives they expect the role of diesel engines in Europe to wane in the coming years amid government scrutiny and rising costs to comply with toughening regulations. ... Read More »

Chevy armed for small-crossover boom

Chevy is mobilizing to take greater advantage of the shift toward small crossovers by unveiling a third generation of the Equinox to complement a faster-than-usual freshening of its smaller sibling, the Trax. ... Read More »

Paris: City of highlights and lowlights

Reporter David Undercoffler takes a look at the highlights (and lowlights) of the Paris Auto Show. ... Read More »

PSA will dip toes in N.A. with mobility

PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares told reporters during the Paris auto show that PSA will first offer mobility services as part of a 'step-by-step' plan to return to North America over the course of 10 years. ... Read More »

Delphi to expand driverless-taxi test

Delphi Automotive wants to expand its road test of driverless taxis - scheduled to debut next year in Singapore - to other cities. ... Read More »

Zetsche, Ghosn bullish on pickups

Dieter Zetsche has big plans to put Mercedes-Benz into the premium pickup business, and he is relying on Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn to help make it happen. ... Read More »

BMW expands vehicle connectivity with Amazon’s Alexa

BMW will offer voice connectivity on new vehicles using Amazon's Alexa home wireless service. The upgraded BMW Connected smartphone app using Alexa will be available in the United States in early October, the company said. ... Read More »

Michigan group leads $2.5M stake in cybersecurity firm targeting driverless cars

Fontinalis Partners of Detroit has led an investment of $2.5 million in Karamba Security, a company based in Hod Hasharon, Israel, that makes cybersecurity solutions for connected and autonomous vehicles. ... Read More »