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Volkswagen Bets on New Technology to Bounce Back from Crisis

By David McHugh | Nov 26
Volkswagen's namesake brand hopes to bounce back from its diesel emissions scandal with a broad restructuring that will mean more battery-powered cars, digital services such as ride-sharing, and more SUVs for the U.S. market.

NuTonomy to Test Self-Driving Cars in Boston

Nov 24
NuTonomy, a startup that makes driverless vehicles, says it will start testing its self-driving cars on public streets in Boston by the end of the year.

Volkswagen to Shed 30,000 Jobs, Cutting Costs After Scandal

By David McHugh | Nov 20
Volkswagen announced plans Friday to cut 30,000 jobs in a wide-ranging restructuring of its namesake brand as it tries to recover from a scandal over cars rigged to cheat on diesel emissions tests.

Samsung's $8B Ticket Into the Red-Hot Automotive Tech Race

By Youkyung Lee | Nov 15
Samsung Electronics' $8 billion acquisition of the U.S. auto electronics company Harman will instantly transform the South Korean tech company into a major player.

U.S. Designates 25,000 Miles of Electric Car-Friendly Highways

By Josh Lederman | Nov 12
The Obama administration is designating roughly 25,000 miles of U.S. highways as "electric vehicle charging corridors" where drivers will never be more than 50 miles from the closest charging station.

Tesla Says It's Unlikely Autopilot Used in Indiana Crash

Nov 6
Tesla Motors says it's unlikely that its semi-autonomous Autopilot system was engaged when a Model S crashed in Indianapolis, killing the driver and a passenger.

Geely, Volvo Target World Market with China-Built Luxury Car

By Fu Ting and Kelvin Chan | Nov 3
Outlining its latest strategy Wednesday, Volvo unveiled upgraded versions of its upscale S90 sedan range, which will be manufactured entirely in China for export, signaling growing confidence in its Chinese production base.

Toyota to Test Car-Sharing System That Doesn't Use Keys

Nov 1
Toyota will test a new car-sharing system next year that lets users unlock doors and start cars with their smartphones.

BMW Recalls Over 154K Vehicles Because Engines Could Stall

Oct 30
BMW is recalling more than 154,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix a wiring problem that can cause engines to stall.

Hyundai, Kia Reach $41.2M Settlement with Multiple States

Oct 28
South Korean automakers Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp. will pay $41.2 million to 33 states and the District of Columbia to settle an investigation into their fuel economy ratings.

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