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The WIRED Guide to Self-Driving Cars 2021-09-09 09:00:00How a chaotic skunkworks race in the desert launched what's poised to be a runaway global industry.

Want to Fix Urban Sprawl? Ditch the Cul-de-Sac 2020-05-31 07:00:00Streets arranged in grids, with few dead-ends, encourage walking and transit. But in developing countries, growing cities are taking the opposite rout

In the Walking Capitals of the World, Drivers 2020-05-30 07:00:00In sub-Saharan Africa, about half of travelers move around by foot. Yet in its cities, conditions for pedestrians remain incredibly dangerous.

Informal Transit Is Crucial for Some. Can It 2020-05-24 08:00:00The pandemic highlights the vulnerability of workers for private transportation services, which are essential to mobility in global south cities.

A Lawmaker Wants Fast Trains to Rev Up 2020-05-19 07:00:00US representative Seth Moulton of Massachusetts proposes spending $205 billion over 5 years to connect Chicago with Atlanta, Portland with Vancouver.

Elon Musk Defies Lockdown Orders and Reopens Tesla's 2020-05-11 19:38:12The CEO sued a California county over the weekend and threatened to move the company to Texas—his latest tangle with government authorities.

The Pandemic Strands Some Ship Crews at Sea, 2020-05-11 07:00:00Travel restrictions are blocking some marine workers from reaching their assigned ships. That's forcing others on extended tours.

Fantastical Plans Are on Hold, and More Car 2020-05-10 09:00:00The Covid-19 pandemic will delay the arrival of flying cars, and Google sibling Sidewalk Labs abandons plans to remake part of Toronto's waterfront.

Covid-19 Casts a Dark Cloud Over the Flying 2020-05-09 07:00:00An economic slump is no good for a long shot business that's just starting to take off.

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs Scraps Its Ambitious Toronto Project 2020-05-07 18:38:44The Google sibling envisioned a tech-enabled and eco-friendly neighborhood. But residents rebelled over plans to collect and use their data, among oth

As Cities Reopen, Outdoor Dining May Provide a 2020-05-07 07:00:00Restaurants are anxious to expand beyond takeout, and some researchers believe open-air transmission of the coronavirus is rare.

Sleeker Lidar Gets Volvo Closer to Selling a 2020-05-06 09:00:00Using technology from Silicon Valley's Luminar, the Swedish automaker plans to offer completely autonomous highway driving by 2022.

Automotive News Breaking

Lucid plans first vehicle deliveries Saturday New! 2021-10-27 09:10:27After years of ups and downs as a luxury EV startup, Lucid Motors will deliver the first production versions of the Air Dream Edition sedan to buyers

AlixPartners: Interest in EVs has surged, but cost New! 2021-10-27 08:44:54Interest in the U.S. rose from 5 percent to 19 percent over the two-year period. And in California, where the market for EVs is well-established, inte

Silko Auto, Troncalli Automotive among buyers in single-store New! 2021-10-27 08:25:17Two domestic dealerships and two import mass-market dealerships were sold in four separate deals late in the third quarter or in October.

GM net income drops 40% in Q3 from New! 2021-10-27 08:07:46GM still expects full-year adjusted earnings to come in at "the high end of our guidance," CEO Mary Barra said.

McLaren CEO Flewitt resigns, report says New! 2021-10-27 07:29:35Mike Flewitt is stepping down after eight years leading the company, according to Bloomberg.

Penske posts record net income in Q3, buys New! 2021-10-27 07:01:00Penske Automotive said third-quarter results were bolstered by higher used-vehicle revenue and new-vehicle margins.

Hertz teams with Uber, Carvana in another shift New! 2021-10-27 06:44:43Uber drivers in the U.S. will be able to offer services with Tesla Inc. electric vehicles rented from Hertz Global Holdings Inc. from Nov. 1. Hertz a

Mercedes bets entry-level EV buyers will accept shorter New! 2021-10-27 04:27:31The automaker will not use expensive nickel-based batteries that deliver performance and range for its smaller electric cars such as the EQA and EQB.

Investment firm CFO could tesify against Brockman in New! 2021-10-26 17:13:29Vista CFO John Warnken-Brill had "extensive contact" with Brockman and the government’s chief cooperating witness, Evatt Tamine, a prosecutor

How cyberattacks disrupt the auto supply chain New! 2021-10-26 17:10:53Attack on German supplier Eberspaecher highlights risk of ripple effects.

GM to build out EV charging network with 2021-10-26 09:45:00GM plans to distribute up to 10 chargers to each of its dealerships in the U.S. and Canada starting early next year.

Tesla-Hertz blockbuster deal paves way to take EVs 2021-10-26 08:30:07Not only does Tesla get a huge order at a premium price, it gets a way for the electric-curious masses to test-drive its Model 3.

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Demand slackens but Dana books Q3 profit 2021-10-26 08:41:20Dana sales for the third quarter of 2021 totaled US$2.2bn, compared with $1.99bn in the same period of 2020, representing...Read More... The post Dema

Denso reorganises NA engineering and R&D 2021-10-26 08:16:30Denso said it was reorganising its North America engineering and R&D divisions to better integrate the company’s electrifi

Hertz orders 100,000 Teslas 2021-10-26 07:39:57Hertz announced it would acquire the largest EV rental fleet in North America “as consumer interest in electric vehicles (EV)...Read More... The

Veoneer Q3 net sales up 5% to US$391m 2021-10-26 06:41:14Veoneer has recorded third-quarter net sales up 5% to US$391m. Business Highlights: Entered into a definitive merger agreement, under which...Read Mor

Samsung SDI to begin trial cathode production, announces 2021-10-26 06:13:36South Korean electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturer Samsung SDI announced it would begin trial production before the end of 2021...Read More... Th

Mercedes opens full-fledged R&D centre in China 2021-10-26 05:50:39Mercedes-Benz has begun operations at its newly-built CNY1.1bn (US$172m) R&D tech centre China in Beijing, designed to boost the company’s..

Unipart Logistics appoints Ian Truesdale as MD 2021-10-26 05:45:10Unipart Logistics has appointed Ian Truesdale as managing director. He succeeds Frank Burns, who has been named Unipart Group EVP....Read More... The

Taiwan Cement builds second EV battery plant 2021-10-26 05:17:09Molie Quantum Energy Corporation, a subsidiary of Taiwan Cement Corporation, has begun construction of a new EV battery plant in...Read More... The po

Interior design and technology – Renault Megane 2021-10-26 04:00:02The Megane E-Tech comes in two trim levels – the Iconic and R.S. Line. The Iconic sports a leather steering...Read More... The post Interior des

Faurecia Q3 Group sales down 10.4% to EUR3.4bn 2021-10-26 03:57:12Faurecia has posted third-quarter Group sales down 10.4% to EUR3.4bn (US$3.9bn). Despite the drop, the French supplier noted all business...Read More.

Hopium and Saint-Gobain Sekurit team on glazing 2021-10-25 09:02:16French manufacturer, Hopium, is partnering with Saint-Gobain Sekurit to co-develop glazing for the Hopium Māchina, its hydrogen-powered sedan. Ho

Tesla Model 3 EU26 top seller in September 2021-10-25 08:43:55September was another significant month for Europe’s automotive industry, as new car registrations fell by 25% to just 964,800 units....Read Mor

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