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  1. Tesla driver in fatal crash wasn't watching video, witness tells investigators

    06.19 / 21:17 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    A witness said the driver involved in a fatal crash while using Tesla's Autopilot function was not playing a video in his car, a government report…
  2. Subaru steps up self-driving capability with EyeSight update

    06.19 / 21:17 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Subaru is upgrading its camera-based system to get limited self-driving capabilities on the highway and during low-speed traffic…
  3. American Honda pays fine for Canadian dealings with Cuba

    06.19 / 21:17 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    The U.S. slapped American Honda Finance Corp. with a fine for a violation of U.S. sanctions against Cuba even though the transactions occurred in…
  4. U.S. buyers ready to pay most for built-in vehicle technology, study says

    06.19 / 20:21 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Global automotive consumers show interest in having advanced technology in their next vehicle, but US drivers are willing to pay the highest price, a new survey…
  5. GM cuts shift at Kansas car plant

    06.19 / 19:23 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    GM, for the fifth time this year, is cutting a production shift at one of its U.S. assembly plants in response to slowing industry…
  6. Smart dealers face decision amid shift to EVs

    06.19 / 16:15 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Why didn't the microcar brand work out as expected in the U.S., and can it succeed with just…
  7. Automakers raise pressure on Congress to set autonomous-vehicle policies

    06.19 / 16:15 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Automakers and technology companies are increasingly anxious for Congress to get moving on policies for the development and testing of self-driving…
  8. Cadillac plans 'major refresh' for 2018 XTS sedan

    06.19 / 16:15 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Cadillac is updating the chassis, infotainment system and styling of its XTS sedan for the 2018 model year to help it continue to co-exist with the larger and newer…
  9. Lear's Simoncini namechecks competitors at museum benefit in Detroit

    06.19 / 15:18 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Matt Simoncini shouted above the noisy crowd at a fundraiser he was sponsoring last week for the Motown Museum in Detroit. "Delphi! Delphi! Anybody here from…
  10. Subaru takes slow lane for self-driving cars

    06.19 / 13:23 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    While major automakers race to develop driverless cars, Subaru is taking a slower approach, saying its vehicles may be less advanced than its rivals' by 2020 as autonomous features remain costly for the buyers of Japan's smallest…
  11. Babies on board at California dealership

    06.19 / 12:18 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    At Freeman Toyota, employees can bring infants to work for one year. It helps the mother manage childcare and lifts employees'…
  12. Bosch to build $1.1 billion chip plant for self-driving cars

    06.19 / 12:18 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Robert Bosch will build a $1.1 billion semiconductor plant in Germany, the biggest single investment in its history, as the maker of brakes and engines prepares for a surge in demand for components used in self-driving…
  13. Mercedes bringing A-class to United States

    06.19 / 11:20 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Mercedes has confirmed to dealers that it will introduce the A-class sedan in the U.S. in 2018. It will become the brand's new entry-level model slotting below the…
  14. N.J. dealer Steve Kalafer says automakers are 'destroying themselves' with stair-steps

    06.19 / 05:07 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    In this QandA, dealer Steve Kalafer addresses strains in dealer-factory relations at Nissan, Volkswagen and other…
  15. Honda, FCA race to help supplier rebuild after fire

    06.19 / 04:11 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    An immediate but back-breaking response helped bring back a little Texas supplier after it burned -- saving Honda and Fiat Chrysler from a bad…
  16. FCA to dealers: Stock up on Grand Caravans

    06.19 / 04:11 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Fiat Chrysler told its dealers this month to stock up on the Dodge Grand Caravan because production of the minivan will go on a hiatus in mid-August and won't resume until December, when it will return as a 2018…
  17. Ford's new structure aligns with industry trend

    06.19 / 04:11 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Management consultants say the structure isn't unique in the auto industry and is part of a growing wave of car companies looking to break down…
  18. Chevy Trax crossover eclipses Sonic subcompact car

    06.19 / 04:11 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Chevrolet's Sonic and Trax embody the speed at which consumer tastes have shifted from cars to…
  19. Mercedes orders up more light trucks for U.S.

    06.18 / 04:58 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Mercedes leaders say the increase could move the brand closer to a 50-50 sales mix of cars and light trucks for the year, and get inventory more in line with consumer…
  20. Hyundai Kona subcompact crossover will start in a hole

    06.18 / 04:58 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Hyundai's U.S. dealers are getting something they desperately want and need, a new subcompact crossover. That's the good…