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Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 08:41 PM EDT

Cancer-Causing Metal Found in VW Plug-In Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Cancer-Causing Metal Found in VW Plug-In Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

The discovery is prompting a production shutdown and possible recall.

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 08:39 PM EDT

Ford Produces 10 Millionth Mustang

Ford Produces 10 Millionth Mustang

The company marked the production of the 10 millionth of its iconic sports car last week.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 08:10 PM EDT

Suzuki, Mazda and Yamaha Admit to Falsifying Emissions Data

Suzuki, Mazda and Yamaha Admit to Falsifying Emissions Data

The Japanese automakers admitted to using falsified data to inspect new vehicles.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 08:06 PM EDT

Boston Won’t Follow New York in Limiting Uber, Lyft

Boston Won’t Follow New York in Limiting Uber, Lyft

The New York City Council this week passed a series of reforms to slow the fast-growing industry.

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 08:35 PM EDT

Ford’s New Technology for Handling Wrong-Way Highway Crashes

Ford’s New Technology for Handling Wrong-Way Highway Crashes

The company now has Wrong Way Alert as its latest driver-assist feature.

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 08:32 PM EDT

Sono Motors’ Solar Car Charges As You Drive

Sono Motors’ Solar Car Charges As You Drive

The German startup is testing the final developments of the charging system of its Sion car, an all-electric solar vehicle that lets you charge as you drive.

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 08:31 PM EDT

Ford Rolls Out New Exoskeleton to Help Assembly Line Workers

Ford Rolls Out New Exoskeleton to Help Assembly Line Workers

The wearable exoskeleton will help lessen the physical toll the job takes on assembly workers.

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 08:30 PM EDT

Investigators Looking into Seat Belts as Possible Cause of Ford F-150 Fires

Investigators Looking into Seat Belts as Possible Cause of Ford F-150 Fires

The investigation impacts Ford F-150 pickup trucks sold from 2015 through 2018.

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 at 07:26 PM EDT

Tesla CEO Gearing up to Lead Company Buyout

Tesla CEO Gearing up to Lead Company Buyout

The move would end the company’s eight-year history trading on the stock market.

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 at 07:20 PM EDT

Gas Prices Up for First Full Week of August

Gas Prices Up for First Full Week of August

Prices are up 2 cents a gallon, but are still 2 cents lower than the national average.

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