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Nissan Board to Meet; Chief Faces Renewed Pressure to Resign

Nissan Board to Meet; Chief Faces Renewed Pressure to Resign

By Yuri Kageyama | Sep 9
Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa acknowledged Monday that he is working to pass over the helm at the Japanese automaker to the next generation, indicating he was ready to step down.

Tourists May Pay Tolls to Drive Crooked San Francisco Street

Tourists May Pay Tolls to Drive Crooked San Francisco Street

Sep 7
Thousands of tourists could soon be forced to make reservations and pay to drive the famous crooked Lombard Street in San Francisco.

Official: Trump to Challenge California Authority on Mileage

Official: Trump to Challenge California Authority on Mileage

By Tom Krisher and Ellen Knickmeyer | Sep 6
The Trump administration is moving forward with a proposal to revoke part of California's authority to set its own automobile gas mileage standards, a government official said Thursday.

Carmakers to Add Alerts to Prevent Child Heatstroke Deaths

Carmakers to Add Alerts to Prevent Child Heatstroke Deaths

By Tom Krisher | Sep 5
By the 2025 model year, nearly all new vehicles sold in the U.S. will come with electronic alerts to remind people to not leave children behind in the back seats.

NTSB: Tesla on Autopilot When It Hit California Firetruck

NTSB: Tesla on Autopilot When It Hit California Firetruck

By Tom Krisher | Sep 4
A government report says the driver of a Tesla that slammed into a firetruck near Los Angeles last year was using the car's Autopilot system when a vehicle in front of him suddenly changed lanes and he didn't have time to react.

Electric Bikes Soon to Be Humming Along National Park Trails

Electric Bikes Soon to Be Humming Along National Park Trails

By Ellen Knickmeyer and David Sharp | Sep 2
Motorized electric bicycles may soon be humming along serene trails in national parks and other public lands nationwide. Sales of the bikes are booming, and some aging or less fit people have sought the change.

Edmunds: Labor Day Sales Less Impressive Than Years Past

Edmunds: Labor Day Sales Less Impressive Than Years Past

By Matt Jones | Aug 31
In the car business, Labor Day is the end-of-model-year clearance. But as Edmunds data shows, this year's Labor Day weekend deals might not be as impressive as they were in the past.

Tesla Heads Down New Road with Car Insurance in California

Tesla Heads Down New Road with Car Insurance in California

By Michael Liedtke and Tom Krisher | Aug 29
Tesla owners in California can now buy insurance from the electric car company in what may be the first step toward the unconventional automaker providing coverage for a fleet of driverless taxis.

Toyota, Suzuki Partnering in Self-Driving Car Technology

Toyota, Suzuki Partnering in Self-Driving Car Technology

By Yuri Kageyama | Aug 28
Japan's top automaker, Toyota, and smaller rival Suzuki are partnering in the development of self-driving car technology, as manufacturers around the world grapple with innovations in the industry.

Volvo's Polestar Opens China Factory to Export to Europe, U.S.

Volvo's Polestar Opens China Factory to Export to Europe, U.S.

By Joe McDonald | Aug 27
Amid rising trade tension, Volvo's electric brand, Polestar, is going ahead with plans to export its first Chinese-made model to the United States next year, the automaker's CEO said Tuesday.

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