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Tesla Update Halts Automatic Steering If Driver Inattentive

By Tom Krisher and Dee-Ann Durbin | Sep 25
Tesla Motors says a software update to its Autopilot system will disable automatic steering if drivers don't keep their hands on the wheel.

Norwegian Tesla Owners Sue Car Maker in Horsepower Dispute

Sep 24
More than 100 Tesla owners in Norway have sued the electric car maker, saying their vehicles aren't as powerful as advertised.

No Longer Invite-Only, 'Robo-Cars' Offered to Singaporeans

By Annabelle Liang | Sep 24
Autonomous vehicle software startup nuTonomy has made rides on its self-driving taxis available to the general public in Singapore for free, expanding a first-in-the world run that was initially invitation-only.

1,400 Investor Lawsuits Seek 8.2 Billion Euros from VW

Sep 23
A German court says it has added staff and storage space to handle a flood of 1,400 investor lawsuits against Volkswagen seeking damages worth 8.2 billion euros ($9.2 billion).

Report: American Drivers Are Wasting Money on Premium Gas

Sep 22
AAA estimates Americans wasted $2.1 billion in the last year on the wrong gas.

Innovation, Safety Sought in Self-Driving Car Guidelines

By Joan Lowy, Tom Krisher, and Dee-Ann Durbin | Sep 21
Saying they were doing something no other government has done, Obama administration officials rolled out a plan Tuesday they say will enable automakers to get self-driving cars onto the road without compromising safety.

GM's Electric Chevy Bolt to Go 238 Miles Per Charge

Sep 15
The Chevrolet Bolt, General Motors' Tesla-fighting electric hatchback for the masses, will be able to go 238 miles (383 kilometers) on a single charge.

Uber Gives Riders a Preview of the Driverless Future

By Dake King | Sep 14
Uber riders in Pittsburgh can get a glimpse of the future by summoning a car capable of handling most of the tasks of driving on its own.

Tesla Says It's Improving Autopilot by Boosting Radar

By Bree Fowler | Sep 13
Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the electric car company is making major improvements to the Autopilot system used by its vehicles, which will dramatically reduce the number and severity of crashes in which they are involved.

Those Chirps and Chimes in Your Car Have Science Behind Them

By Tom Krisher | Sep 10
Whether it's the pleasant greeting when you slide into the driver's seat or a loud, annoying beep that warns you of an imminent crash, there's science behind the noises that your car makes.

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