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Vexed by Missed Deliveries? Data-Savvy Tech Can Help 2020-02-15 07:00:00New services aim to ensure packages reach the right destination, on time, and preferably where someone is there to accept them. 

Uber and Lyft's Financials Reveal Two Ride-Hailing Strategies 2020-02-12 17:30:42For the moment, investors prefer Uber's broader global footprint and side hustles such as its Eats food delivery business.

With In-Car AR, Drivers Get a New View 2020-02-12 07:00:00Navigation screens with augmented reality are the latest in an arms race among upscale auto makers like Mercedes and Cadillac.

A 747 Set a New Record for Crossing 2020-02-11 12:00:00Thanks to Storm Ciara, the British Airways flight made it from New York to London in just 4 hours and 56 minutes.

Faked Traffic Jams, Soaring Tesla Stock, and Other 2020-02-09 09:00:00A German artist tricks Google Maps into seeing gridlock, and the market shows Elon Musk love.

Investors Hit the Brakes on Automotive Startups 2020-02-09 07:00:00Fervor for self-driving tech cools, and an accelerator in Detroit shuts down.

Cadillac Brings Super Cruise to the New 2021 2020-02-08 07:00:00Adding the sort of self-driving feature to the ever-popular SUV means more drivers can hit the highway, no hands needed.

This Vehicle Has No Side-View Mirrors—and It's Legal 2020-02-06 12:54:53Self-driving startup Nuro is the first company to win an exemption from federal safety requirements. It won't be the last.

Tesla Is Finally Cruising, and Investors Are Going 2020-02-06 07:00:00The electric-auto maker is valued more highly than Volkswagen, which makes roughly 20 times as many cars. Tesla's stock is also up 71 percent this ye

Snow and Ice Pose a Vexing Obstacle for 2020-02-03 07:00:00Most testing of autonomous vehicles until now has been in sunny, dry climates. That will have to change before the technology will be useful everywher

Uber in Vancouver, a Vehicle Ban in SF, 2020-02-02 09:00:00British Columbia finally welcomes ride hail, while San Francisco's main drag goes car-free.

Vancouver Wants to Avoid Other Cities' Mistakes With 2020-02-01 07:00:00Canadian officials approve ride-hailing long after it's become a staple elsewhere, with tough rules on fares and driver licensing.

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Self-driving car companies complain California test data may 2020-02-21 14:55:01The debate over "disengagement" data is taking on more importance amid delays in the rollout of self-driving vehicles and concerns over a lack of re

Lyft buys digital car-top advertising startup Halo Cars 2020-02-21 14:42:29Lyft and larger rival Uber are pursuing different roads in search of profitability. Halo Cars was founded in 2018 and has operations in U.S.

Wells Fargo set to pay some $3B to 2020-02-21 13:23:51The banking giant, a major auto lender, is poised to pay roughly $3 billion to settle federal investigations into a range of abuses, such as wrongly c

Magna Q4 earnings slip on GM strike, technology 2020-02-21 10:49:49The diversified Canadian supplier said it continues to expect lower sales in 2020, amid the coronavirus outbreak in China, which makes up about 5 perc

China car sales plunge in first half of 2020-02-21 09:11:41With the deadly coronavirus outbreak keeping buyers away from showrooms, and some dealerships struggling to reopen, new-car demand plunged 92 percent

VW owners seek to disqualify judge in U.S. 2020-02-21 06:36:52An attorney for the plaintiffs argued in a court filing that the judge's "words and actions display a deep-seated favoritism that would make fa

Nissan, Honda delay restart of some China plants 2020-02-21 05:54:40Authorities in Hubei, the center of the coronavirus outbreak, have asked companies to keep operations shut through March 10, raising the risk of furth

Tesla gets court approval to clear forest for 2020-02-21 05:48:07Tesla plans to build several models at the new plant starting with the Model 3 sedan and Model Y crossover, with more cars to follow. The factory is d

TrueCar sees ‘unexpected' end to USAA partnership; 2020-02-20 21:26:30The break with USAA ends a 13-year relationship between TrueCar and the lender, which services U.S. military members and veterans. TrueCar shares fell

2021 Ford F-150 design cues, big screen exposed 2020-02-20 15:33:07The next-generation pickup, Ford's biggest seller and most-profitable vehicle, features a large touchscreen, Ranger-esque grille and higher hood than

2021 Ford F-150 design cues exposed in spy 2020-02-20 15:33:07The next-generation pickup, Ford's biggest seller and most-profitable vehicle, features a Ranger-esque grille and higher hood than the current model.

Porsche reaches top of Consumer Reports' brand rankings; 2020-02-20 14:42:08Hyundai's Genesis brand finished No. 2 in the rankings while Tesla surged eight spots to No. 11 -- the highest of any U.S.-based auto brand.

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Czinger 21C Hybrid Hypercar: American Made, $1.6 Million, 2020-02-21 19:00:04The Geneva International Motor Show is always crammed full of the newest and most glamorous supercars and hypercars—some of which even make it f

Carbon-Fiber C8 Corvette Wheels Show Up on eBay—Are 2020-02-21 17:15:01An eBay ad for C8 Corvette wheels may have just revealed the style and design of the upcoming next-generation Corvette Z06’s rollers.

No Swaps: 2020 Honda Civic Type R Sport 2020-02-21 15:45:01There’s no shortage in demand for the Honda Civic Type R in the United States, which is likely why Honda sees no reason to bring the Civic Type

You Can Get a Tesla Cybertruck Electric Pickup 2020-02-21 14:08:46Finally! Here are Teslas we can all afford: remote-control versions of the all-electric Cybertruck by Hot Wheels. Mattel Creations revealed its latest

2021 Cadillac Escalade Engine Options, HP—and Engine-Swap Potential 2020-02-21 13:20:48Details were released on the 2021 Cadillac Escalade, and like previous models, the drivetrain is perfect for hot rod engine swap projects. We’ve

Would Honda Build an All-Electric Civic Type R? 2020-02-21 12:01:52Honda Civic Type R project leader Hideki Kakinuma passionately believes the company should continue to build high-performance cars, even as it switche

What Is Toyota’s GR Brand and What Does 2020-02-21 10:45:19Those familiar with Toyota have surely seen its TRD branding on myriad vehicles. That initialism stands for Toyota Racing Development, the company&rsq

What’s the Difference Between the Subaru Forester and 2020-02-21 04:00:53The Forester and Outback are Subaru’s best-selling models, and each has a lot to offer buyers looking for a fun and practical vehicle. But what

Honda Odyssey vs. Toyota Sienna Comparison: Which Is 2020-02-21 04:00:42Who said minivans are out of style? No matter how popular crossovers become, there’s no substitute for a minivan’s ability to haul people

2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S Instrumented Range Test: 2020-02-21 04:00:38Porsche encounters bad press about as often as the Dalai Lama. About the roughest that things ever get is looking too lucky after winning Le Mans (for

Supreme Teamed With Mac Tools on a Rolling 2020-02-20 20:30:49Supreme, Mac Tools, and alcohol. What do these three things have in common? Absolutely nothing. Or maybe they do? Supreme recently slapped its logo on

The Secrets of the Mid-Engined 2020 C8 Corvette 2020-02-20 19:15:54What once seemed like a pipe dream is now a reality, as the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette marks the decades-old sports car model’s move from a front-

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BMW employee proposals generate EUR62m savings 2020-02-21 07:56:00Improvements proposed by BMW Group employees to save cost reached a new record for savings in 2019, the company has said.

BMW aims to cut Europe CO2 average emissions 2020-02-21 07:46:00BMW says it will be lowering its European fleet average emissions of CO2 by around 20% this year, according to remarks attributed to Chief Financial O

Malaysia eyes B30 biodiesel for 2025 2020-02-21 06:52:00Malaysia will implement a B30 biodiesel programme for its transport sector by 2025 or earlier, prime minister Mahathir Mohamad said at the launch of t

Canada to build 160 Ontario fast chargers 2020-02-21 05:44:00Canada is to invest C$8m (US$6m) to build 160 fast chargers at 73 locations for EVs across Ontario.

Philippine market falls 12% in January 2020-02-21 05:30:00The Philippine new vehicle market declined by almost 12% to 23,723 units in January 2020 from 26,888 units in the same month of last year, according t

Tenneco Q4 revenue down US$200m to US$4.1bn 2020-02-21 05:25:00Tenneco has reported fourth-quarter 2019 revenue down US$200m to US$4.1bn.

RHA calls for HGV driver clarification 2020-02-21 05:16:00More detail is needed on the British government's points system for immigrants and the criteria for establishing the basis of skilled work says

SKF increases shift towards carbon neutral manufacturing 2020-02-21 05:08:00SKF's automotive bearing factory in Tudela, Spain, has become the group's second manufacturing site to achieve carbon neutral status.

Chung Mong-koo to step down from Hyundai Motor 2020-02-21 05:00:00Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) chairman Chung Mong-koo is to step down from his position as executive director of Hyundai Motor Company, after a board of d

China car sales drop 92% in first half 2020-02-21 04:41:00New passenger vehicle sales in China plunged by 92% in the first two weeks of February, according to the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA).

PPG appoints Tom Maziarz Americas refinish VP 2020-02-21 03:54:00PPG has appointed Tom Maziarz as VP automotive refinish, Americas, effective 1 March succeeding Greg Benckart, who has announced his intention to reti

Osram raises savings target to EUR300m by 2022 2020-02-21 03:48:00Osram is increasing its savings target from EUR220m (US$283m) to EUR300m by 2022.

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2020 Nissan GT-R Nismo, 2021 Volkswagen Golf R, 2020-02-21 14:00:00The 2021 Volkswagen Golf R was spied; Lucid is preparing to one up Tesla; we drove the 2020 Nissan GT-R Nismo. It's the Week in Reverse, right here a

2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series spy shots and 2020-02-21 13:00:00Mercedes-AMG’s GT has just been updated, but a bigger, badder and presumably faster version of the Affalterbach tuner’s standalone sports

Audi E-Tron S first drive review: Doing the 2020-02-21 12:00:00“The car doesn’t feel heavy when you’re driving,” Stig Blomqvist tells me and I do not believe him until he flings our Audi E-

New Dual Axis Steering on Mercedes-AMG's F1 car 2020-02-21 11:45:00Official testing for the 2020 Formula One World Championship is currently underway at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain, and Mercedes-AMG s

Maserati MC20, Czinger 21C, 2021 Ford F-150: Today's 2020-02-21 11:00:00Maserati's long-awaited sports car will now be a supercar, the automaker has confirmed. It will also go by the name MC20 and make its debut in March

Updated Maserati Quattroporte and Levante to enter production 2020-02-21 10:00:00Maserati's long march toward full electrification commences in April with the introduction of an updated Ghibli boasting a plug-in hybrid powertrain.

2021 Volvo S90 and V90 receive updates including 2020-02-21 09:00:00Volvo's current 90 series of sedans and wagons has reached the midway point in its lifecycle and to keep things fresh the automaker has introduced a

2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI teased ahead of Geneva 2020-02-21 08:00:00Volkswagen launched a redesigned Golf overseas late last year, and while the automaker is yet to reveal whether it's coming to the United States in r

2021 Ford F-150 spy shots 2020-02-21 07:30:00Behold the latest spy shots of a prototype for the next-generation Ford F-150 pickup truck. The redesign will be the first for Ford's full-sizer sinc

Czinger 21C revealed with flat-plane V-8, 3 electric 2020-02-21 07:00:00There's a new hypercar contender in town, and its name is Czinger 21C. The stunning piece of machinery is the creation of Los Angeles-based startup C

2021 Fiat 500e spy shots 2020-02-21 06:00:00Fiat's 500 minicar will come in for a major shakeup in the coming weeks. A new generation of the battery-electric 500e based on a dedicated EV platfo

Awaken your inner Ken Miles with a limited 2020-02-20 16:41:00On Valentines Day, February 14, 1965, at Green Valley Raceway in Smithfield, Texas, outside Dallas, Carroll Shelby entered the GT350 Mustang in its fi

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