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  1. Uber hires Google veteran Singhal to aid self-driving engineering

    01.20 / 19:55 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies said it hired the man behind Google search to work closely with CEO Travis Kalanick and help grow the company's self-driving car…
  2. Ford expects $2 billion hit to 2016 net income over pension accounting change

    01.20 / 17:29 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Ford Motor said Friday that a change in how it accounts for pensions will result in a $2 billion hit to its 2016 net income, according to a document filed with the Securities and Exchange…
  3. Ford, London partner to test plug-in hybrid commercial vans

    01.20 / 17:28 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Ford, aiming to reduce emissions and operating costs, is teaming up with city officials in London to launch a year-long test of 20 Transit Custom plug-in hybrid…
  4. Engineering firm ABB to build $90 million r&d operation in Montreal

    01.20 / 16:51 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Swiss engineering firm ABB plans to build a $90-million randd center in Montréal, where Canadians will help develop some of the next-generation technologies for electric …
  5. 'Sigh of relief' for self-driving cars after Tesla cleared

    01.20 / 15:00 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    The push to bring self-driving cars to American roads got a significant boost on Thursday when the nation's chief auto safety regulator essentially cleared Tesla's Autopilot system of fault in a fatal 2016…
  6. Icahn to gain full control of Federal-Mogul with $300 million deal

    01.19 / 16:56 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, after nearly a year of posturing with Federal-Mogul's shareholders, will take full ownership of the diversified auto parts supplier in a roughly $300 million…
  7. California warns of break from Washington on clean-air rules

    01.19 / 15:06 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    California sent a warning shot in a potential showdown with the incoming Trump administration, with the state's clean-air regulators digging in on mandates for an ever-greater number of electric and fuel-cell…
  8. Panasonic aims to move Tesla auto partnership beyond batteries

    01.19 / 12:02 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Panasonic aims to extend its partnership with electric car maker Tesla Motors beyond batteries and into self-driving technology, as the Japanese conglomerate continues to shift its focus to the automotive…
  9. Takata's remaining two bidders to seek court-led turnaround in Japan, report says

    01.19 / 02:51 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Takata's two remaining bidders plan to propose a court-mediated turnaround for the Japanese operations of the troubled airbag supplier, the Nikkei business daily…
  10. EPA nominee Pruitt to review vehicle emissions rules

    01.18 / 23:10 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump's choice to lead the EPA, said he will review the Obama administration's recent decision to lock in fuel efficiency…
  11. EPA nominee Pruitt says he will review vehicle emissions rules

    01.18 / 21:57 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, said on Wednesday he will review the Obama administration's recent decision to lock in fuel efficiency…
  12. Automakers will continue Mexico investments despite Trump threats, study says

    01.18 / 21:20 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Forecasting firm LMC Automotive expects automakers will continue to invest in Mexico over the next four years despite tariff threats and social media shaming from President-elect Donald…
  13. Automakes will continue Mexico investments despite Trump threats, study says

    01.18 / 20:43 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Forecasting firm LMC Automotive expects automakers will continue to invest in Mexico over the next four years despite tariff threats and social media shaming from President-elect Donald…
  14. Tesla to build motors, gearboxes in Gigafactory

    01.18 / 20:07 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Tesla will manufacture the electric motors and gearboxes for the upcoming Model 3 at its Gigafactory in…
  15. Apple sued for not preventing texting and driving

    01.18 / 18:54 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Apple is facing a potential class-action lawsuit in California for declining to deploy technology that could prevent iPhone users from texting while…
  16. 5 automakers form hydrogen alliance with energy, transport giants

    01.18 / 12:46 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Toyota, BMW, Daimler, Honda and Hyundai are joining oil and gas giants including Royal Dutch Shell and Total with plans to invest a combined $10.7 billion in hydrogen-related products within five…
  17. Withdrawal from NAFTA would cost U.S. jobs, CAR study finds

    01.17 / 23:18 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    President-elect Donald Trump's vows to renegotiate NAFTA and pursue more protectionist trade policies likely would have a negative effect on the U.S. auto industry, a new study…