Automotive

London buses might soon run on coffee. A company called Bio-Bean has teamed up with London’s public bus system to contribute 1,590 gallons of fuel to the city...
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2:36pm
11.22.2017
An auto safety group is asking the government for a recall of Chrysler Pacifica minivans over complaints that the engines can stall without warning. The Center...
9:04am
11.21.2017
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BERLIN (AP) — Volkswagen says it plans to spend more than 34 billion euros ($40 billion) over the next five years on developing electric cars, autonomous...
by The Associated Press
9:22am
11.20.2017
Electric trucks are having a moment in the spotlight, but they won't replace diesel-powered trucks in big numbers until they overcome costs and other...
by Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press
2:15pm
11.16.2017
Trying to fit all the necessary cables into a car is anything but an easy task. Simulations can be helpful, but the properties of each cable need to be...
by Fraunhofer Society
3:54pm
11.15.2017
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Some concept cars seem more like a lark than anything that might end up on the road, with features designed to make the newest technology look hot rather than...
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9:51am
11.13.2017
BMW is recalling more than 1 million cars and SUVs in two U.S. recalls due to the risk of fires under the hood, and it's recommending that they be parked...
3:17pm
11.3.2017
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The Tesla Model 3 is gradually rolling out, and technology-focused YouTuber Marques Brownlee has an in-depth look at the new vehicle. The Model 3 is just one...
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10:32am
11.2.2017
Ford, Honda, Nissan, Toyota and Volkswagen reported sales gains for October, defying expectations that buyers would pull back and that fewer people than...
by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer
11:54am
11.1.2017
Daihen Corporation and WiTricity have joined forces to commercialize wireless charging stations for electric vehicles, with reference designs in the works now...
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10:19am
11.1.2017
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A new group within the MIPI Alliance has been formed specifically for automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The Automotive Birds of a Feather (...
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4:29pm
10.30.2017
How do you find errors in a system that exists in a black box? That is one of the challenges behind perfecting deep learning systems like self-driving cars....
by Lehigh University
9:08am
10.25.2017
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The Australian auto manufacturing era is about to end after more than 90 years when General Motors Co.'s last Holden sedan rolls off the production line in...
by Rod McGuirk, Associated Press
9:27am
10.19.2017
The innovative bi-annual contest, first run in 1987, began in Darwin a week ago with 41 vehicles setting off on a 3,000-kilometre (1,860-mile) trip through the...
by Phys.org
9:35am
10.17.2017
Ford Motor Co.'s new CEO plans to cut $14 billion in costs, drop some car models and focus the company's resources on trucks, SUVs and electric vehicles as...
by Dee-ann Durbin - AP Auto Writer - Associated Press
11:18am
10.9.2017
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Motor vehicles are a major source of air pollution in urban areas, and for decades municipal and regional governments have used various traffic management...
by University of British Columbia
3:57pm
10.5.2017
General Motors is promising two new electric vehicles on Chevrolet Bolt underpinnings in the next 1 ½ years and more than 20 electric or hydrogen fuel cell...
by The Associated Press
4:51pm
10.3.2017
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Vacuum maker Dyson has released plans for an electric car initiative. The message from founder James Dyson was sent to employees on Tuesday. The vacuum maker...
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4:09pm
9.28.2017
The popularity of SUVs continues to grow and there was no shortage of new options in Frankfurt ...
by Ed Hellwig
9:14am
9.21.2017
It is estimated that 180 million cars will be built with this ability within the next five years ...
by Lexie Metzler
10:13am
9.11.2017
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The JLR group is the latest carmaker to embrace the move away from internal combustion engines in the wake of stricter government proposals after the Paris...
by Phys.org
8:50am
9.11.2017
Happy Friday! Every once in a while we divert from more serious engineering to some accomplished model-making, like the model airplane that took nine years to...
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10:45am
9.1.2017
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Carbon monoxide (CO) sensing in the passenger cabin is gaining momentum as a safety feature for automotive applications. CO is often referred to as “the silent...
by Shiva Shanthan Veluri and Shantanu Prabhudesai, Cypress Semiconductor
9:26am
8.30.2017
Britain is set to conduct road trials of self-driving trucks, involving a "platoon" of vehicles controlled by a driver in the front. The Department for...
by Associated Press
11:29am
8.25.2017
Safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their...
by Joan Lowy, Associated Press
10:04am
8.23.2017
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Volkswagen may be reviving their minibus as an electric vehicle. On Monday, USA Today covered the company’s announcement. Coming on the heels of a high-profile...
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9:57am
8.22.2017
Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motors is considering making a bid to buy Fiat Chrysler's Jeep unit, spokespeople for the company said Monday, in a possible...
by Joe McDonald, AP Business
9:44am
8.22.2017
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Maine officials say they plan to use $21 million from their settlement with Volkswagen over Clean Air Act violations to reduce harmful emissions. The Portland...
by Associated Press
4:53pm
8.15.2017
Hyundai and its luxury brand Genesis are speeding up their production time. In fact, the company is aiming to double it. According to Automotive News on Friday...
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3:14pm
8.14.2017
On Wednesday, Intel announced a project with Mobileye to deploy at least 100 self-driving cars in the United States, Israel, and Europe starting in late 2017....
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10:30am
8.10.2017
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