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Honda, Toyota Recall 6M Vehicles Due to Airbags

Honda, Toyota Recall 6M Vehicles Due to Airbags

Japanese automakers Toyota and Honda are recalling 6 million vehicles to deal with two separate airbag issues, including some Takata airbags. Toyota will fix 3.4 million vehicles around the world with ZF airbags that may not inflate due to the problem. The problem is...
Trump Renews Threat of 25% Tariffs on European Autos

Trump Renews Threat of 25% Tariffs on European Autos

Months after pulling back on plans to impose hefty tariffs on European auto imports, President Donald Trump again raised that threat during interviews at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. In November, the administration let pass the deadline on enacting...
Cruise Reveals Origin of its Coming Autonomous Fleet

Cruise Reveals Origin of its Coming Autonomous Fleet

Fully driverless, without even a steering wheel and pedals for backup, the battery-powered Cruise Origin might look like it rolled off the set of a science fiction film but it is all but ready to go into production, officials with the San Francisco-based autonomous...
Tesla Denies Problems with Unintended Acceleration

Tesla Denies Problems with Unintended Acceleration

Tesla Inc. officials didn’t take long to deny accusations about unintended acceleration levied in a petition filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The California-based EV maker says the claims are false, and are the work of one of the...
Tesla Buys German Gigafactory Site for $45 Million

Tesla Buys German Gigafactory Site for $45 Million

Just two months after Tesla Inc. announced it would build its next gigafactory in Germany near Berlin, the company has secured the property for the new plant for about $45 million. The EV maker announced the European location for Gigafactory 4 will in Gruenheide, in...
Subaru CEO Sees Little U.S. Demand for EVs

Subaru CEO Sees Little U.S. Demand for EVs

With the launch of a plug-in hybrid version of its Crosstrek SUV for 2019, Subaru finally seemed ready to get serious about electrifying its line-up, but even while preparing to ramp up production of battery-based vehicles, it’s far from certain how well they will...
Tesla Under Scrutiny for Unintended Sudden Acceleration

Tesla Under Scrutiny for Unintended Sudden Acceleration

Tesla Inc.’s gotten plenty of attention for problems with crashes related to its Autopilot technology, and now it’s facing another potentially big problem: unintended sudden acceleration. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is engaging in a...