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Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 11:18 AM EDT

California Gears Up to Fight Trump on Car Emissions

California Gears Up to Fight Trump on Car Emissions

Even as President Trump pulls back on regulations governing car emissions, part of a broader policy of overturning environmental protections enacted by the Obama administration, California is determinedly headed...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:07 AM EST

Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? Flying Car to Go on Sale

Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? Flying Car to Go on Sale

It may not be quite like the Jetsons, but for over a million dollars you too can soon fly around in a car. A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light-framed...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:07 AM EST

How Dangerous Air Bags Can Find Their Way Into Used Cars

How Dangerous Air Bags Can Find Their Way Into Used Cars<br /><br />

A Nevada crash that nearly killed a young woman has exposed a hole in the government's efforts to get dangerous Takata air bag inflators off the road: There's nothing that prevents the devices from being...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 09:02 AM EDT

Apple to Begin Testing Self-Driving Car Tech in California

Apple to Begin Testing Self-Driving Car Tech in California

Apple will begin testing self-driving car technology in California, its first public move into a highly competitive field that could radically change transportation. The California Department of Motor Vehicles...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:07 AM EST

Tesla Pickup Truck to Debut in September

Tesla Pickup Truck to Debut in September

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced the company was planning to introduce a new semi-truck in September, with an electric pickup truck to follow in about 18 to 24 months, NBC News reported. The big truck was first...

Friday, Mar 31, 2017 at 03:13 PM EDT

Gas to Inch Toward $3 Per Gallon This Summer

Gas to Inch Toward $3 Per Gallon This Summer

Gas prices may move closer to $3 a gallon this summer, which means Americans may want to travel closer to home for summer vacations.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 at 12:31 PM EDT

Technology Being Blamed for Driving Up Car Insurance Rates

Technology Being Blamed for Driving Up Car Insurance Rates

Auto insurance rates in Massachusetts are on the rise and technology is to blame.

Friday, Mar 10, 2017 at 02:43 PM EST

Are You Ready to Share the Road With Self-driving Cars?

Are You Ready to Share the Road With Self-driving Cars?

Self driving cars may be the way of the future, and we know that first hand with a local company testing these vehicles right here in Boston, but that doesn’t mean drivers like the idea of sharing the road with...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:08 AM EST

EPA Set to Roll Back Federal Fuel-Economy Requirements

EPA Set to Roll Back Federal Fuel-Economy Requirements

The Trump administration is moving to roll back federal fuel-economy requirements that would have forced automakers to increase significantly the efficiency of new cars and trucks, a key part of former President...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:09 AM EST

General Motors Sells Opel, Vauxhall to PSA for $2.3B

General Motors Sells Opel, Vauxhall to PSA for $2.3B

General motors has made a deal to sell two loss-making cars to French manufacturer PSA Group, the companies announced Monday, NBC News reported. The deal, which gives German-based Opel and British-based...

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Mother of Accused Cop Killer: 'I Am Extremely Sorry'
Mother of Accused Cop Killer: 'I Am Extremely Sorry'

The man charged with fatally shooting a Massachusetts police officer with the officer's own weapon and an innocent bystander is facing arraignment.

'Devastated': Community Mourns Death of Officer, Bystander
'Devastated': Community Mourns Death of Officer, Bystander

Community members, family members and neighbors are mourning the loss of a Massachusetts police officer and an innocent bystander who were shot and killed Sunday morning.

The Investigators: Judging the System
The Investigators: Judging the System

After the murder of Yarmouth police officer Sean Gannon in April, the NBC10 Boston Investigators took the lead immediately, examining the system that let yet another violent criminal out on the street...

'Deeply Saddened': Police, Gov. React to Officer's Death
'Deeply Saddened': Police, Gov. React to Officer's Death

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and local police departments took to social media on Sunday to share their condolences following the shooting death of Weymouth Police Officer Michael Chesna.

Trump Says Summit With Putin Off to a 'Very Good Start'
Trump Says Summit With Putin Off to a 'Very Good Start'

President Donald Trump said he and Vladimir Putin got off to a "very good start" as they met one-on-one for more than two hours Monday. "I think it's a good start. Very, very good start for everybody,"...

Muggy, Storms to Start Week
Muggy, Storms to Start Week

Dense morning fog continues to burn off across New England on Monday, leaving us with partly cloudy and muggy conditions during the afternoon.