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France's Virus Train Moves Patients to Less Hard-Hit 2020-03-26 15:54:09The national railroad system converted a TGV high-speed train to move 20 Covid-19 patients from Strasbourg to calmer hospitals in the Loire Valley.

News Rules Could Finally Clear the Way for 2020-03-26 09:00:00For the first time, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is weighing in on autonomous vehicles with no driver behind the wheel—or

What World War II Can Teach Us About 2020-03-26 07:00:00Some manufacturers are racing to make ventilators, respirators, and face shields. But the situation is nothing like it was in the 1940s.

We're Not Going to Run Out of Food—so 2020-03-24 08:00:00Food producers, distributors, and warehouse operators say supplies are plentiful, so long as stores can be restocked.

Plant Shutdowns, Vital Truckers, and More Car News 2020-03-22 09:00:00Coronavirus fears lead the big automakers—including a stubborn Tesla—to suspend operations, while airlines are hauling more goods, fewer p

As Covid-19 Spreads, Truckers Need to Keep on 2020-03-20 07:00:00The demand for hospital equipment, groceries and, yes, toilet paper has big rigs rolling and truck stops adapting.

Anthony Levandowski Pleads Guilty to Stealing Waymo Secrets 2020-03-19 22:54:52The cofounder of Google's self-driving car program will likely go to prison for taking confidential company documents before he left in 2016.

Covid-19 Is Bad for the Auto Industry—and Even 2020-03-19 08:00:00Factory shutdowns signal a troubled road ahead for carmakers, while low gas prices could hit electric vehicles hard. 

The Navy Deploys Two Hospital Ships as the 2020-03-18 19:47:53The *Comfort* and the *Mercy* won't handle Covid-19 patients because of their close quarters. An ER doctor questions if they should be used at all.&n

Sheriff Tells Tesla It's Not as ‘Essential’ as 2020-03-17 22:00:34The company operated its California factory normally Tuesday, despite a “shelter-in-place” order. Then, county officials said it had to cl

Airlines Use Empty Passenger Jets to Ease the 2020-03-17 07:00:00People aren't flying because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, some carriers are putting planes back in service to carry freight instead.

A Travel Ban, Gig Economy Risks, and More 2020-03-15 09:00:00Already ailing airlines are hit with new woes as Trump bars visitors from Europe for 30 days. Plus, is anything not canceled? 

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2021 Chevrolet Camaro Coupe and Convertible Get Updates 2020-03-26 12:55:13The Chevrolet Camaro coupe and convertible enter the 2021 model year with minimal changes according to the bow-tie brand’s fleet order guide. Th

2020 Mazda CX-30 Interior Review: Does it Meet 2020-03-26 04:00:51The 2020 Mazda CX-30 might be the newest addition to the Mazda family, but one peek inside makes it abundantly clear this crossover belongs in the sam

Best New Overland Vehicles: Factory-Backed Off-Roaders Ready for 2020-03-26 04:00:35For many overlanders and off-roaders, modifying their SUV or truck is half the fun—I know this full well, as I’ve watched my wife turn her

10 Classic JDM Cars You’ve Probably Never Heard 2020-03-26 04:00:09As a car fanatic, you already know that JDM stands for Japanese Domestic Market, and that Japan has a propensity for giving cars unintentionally funny

Ford Replica Window Stickers Available for Your Fox-Body 2020-03-25 20:15:23Yes, you can give your Fox-body Mustang a new paint job or an engine rebuild, but one of the easiest ways to make your classic sports car look and fee

Sit Your Tail Down and Ogle This Ultra-Rare 2020-03-25 19:16:43Let’s cut to the chase: The McLaren F1 is one of the most legendary supercars ever made. There is simply no overstating how mind-blowing the F1

Toyota’s Rad 1989 RAV-FOUR Concept Is the RAV4 2020-03-25 18:05:15The Toyota RAV4 has been part of the automotive landscape for so long that you forget where it came from. Remember the really early ones, available in

Use These Cool Car-Themed Coloring Books To Stay 2020-03-25 16:50:05If there is one thing people all around the world are getting a lot of right now, it’s quality time with those they share a roof with. But, havi

The Least Boring Cars, Trucks, and SUVs Under 2020-03-25 16:07:07You’ve got money to burn. Say, enough to jump over the roughly $35,000 average transaction price for a new car in America and buy a car, SUV, or

Should This Be The Next Dodge Challenger/Charger, Yellow 2020-03-25 15:13:36The Dodge Challenger coupe and Charger sedan are due for full redesigns, and we can only imagine what their replacements might look lik

2020 Jeep Cherokee Interior Review: Still Fresh 2020-03-25 04:00:11It’s no secret that the automotive industry moves fast, with fierce competition in every segment. It’s normal for vehicles generations to

Timing for Next-Generation Toyota 86, 4Runner, Tundra, Sienna, 2020-03-24 22:00:54Most PowerPoint slide shows are a real snooze. Not this one that reportedly shows Toyota’s future product timeline, though. Credit a snitch at a

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GM agrees another ignition switch related settlement New! 2020-03-30 09:27:00General Motors reportedly has reached a US$120m settlement with owners who claimed that their vehicles lost value because of defective ignition switch

Trump uses Defense Act on GM over ventilators New! 2020-03-30 09:06:00President Trump invoked the US Defense Production Act to force General Motors to produce ventilators, a media report said.

BYD announces 'safer' blade battery New! 2020-03-30 08:13:00BYD has officially announced - online - the launch of the Blade Battery, a development set to mitigate concerns about battery safety in electric vehic

Marelli extends temporary Europe shutdown New! 2020-03-30 07:26:00Marelli has extended the temporary shutdown of its manufacturing activities in the majority of European plants to 3 April.

Nexteer posts 2019 profit down 39% to US$232m New! 2020-03-30 06:42:00Nexteer has reported 2019 profit attributable to equity holders down 38.8% to US$232.4m, while revenue fell 8.6% to US$3.6bn.

GM Korea cuts salaries, delays payments, to help New! 2020-03-30 06:38:00GM Korea said on Monday it would delay payment of 20% of the salaries of management level employees from April, as the company looked to protect its f

Aptiv and Hyundai form autonomous driving JV New! 2020-03-30 06:15:00Aptiv and Hyundai have completed the formation of a 50/50 autonomous driving joint venture.

Hyundai Mobis develops roof airbag New! 2020-03-30 05:57:00Hyundai Mobis says it has developed a roof airbag that prevents passengers from being ejected from the sunroof in a rollover accident.

Toyota asks for JPY1 trillion credit line from Japanese New! 2020-03-30 05:53:00Toyota Motor has asked two leading Japanese banks to set up a line of credit totaling JPY1 trillion (US$9.2bn), according to local reports citing comp

Carers in US to get free Lyfts during New! 2020-03-30 05:01:00The National Council on Aging (NCOA) in the US says it is partnering with Lyft to meet the critical transportation needs of caregivers who are support

2020 NAIAS Detroit auto show cancelled 2020-03-29 04:04:00The North American International Auto Show will not take place this year, the organiser has announced.

Mitsubishi cuts kei car output 2020-03-27 12:03:00Mitsubishi Motors Corporation said it would temporarily suspend production of kei cars in Japan.

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Inside GM’s 4-week sprint to build emergency ventilators New! 2020-03-30 07:28:28Newly revealed details show that GM has been continuously engaged in the effort -- order or no order -- and company officials say the sprint from firs

Trump abandons Easter return goal and prepares Americans New! 2020-03-30 06:50:31“Nothing would be worse than declaring victory before the victory is won,” President Trump said Sunday. He said that instead of Americans

After shuttering showrooms, dealers lay off employees — New! 2020-03-30 00:00:01“It was probably the most tragic day of my career,” said one dealer in Washington state after putting workers on what he called standby un

Pandemic accelerates adoption of digital tools New! 2020-03-30 00:00:01The shift to online vehicle sales has been underway for years. Some dealers say the changes they're making to respond to COVID-19 may be here to

Facing virus crisis, new Toyota N.A. boss says: New! 2020-03-30 00:00:01Ted Ogawa becomes CEO of Toyota Motor North America this week, succeeding the retiring Jim Lentz. Ogawa wants to improve Lexus' product cadence and b

The survey says ... New! 2020-03-30 00:00:01In a survey conducted by the Automotive News Data Center from March 18 to 24, the 314 respondents indicated they expect sharp declines in new- and use

Many sales only deferred amid outbreak New! 2020-03-30 00:00:01Analysts say the majority of customers who have disappeared from showrooms are simply waiting for a period of more stability and economic confidence -

Outbreak will hit buy-sell market New! 2020-03-30 00:00:01Activity is expected to fall this year amid the coronavirus outbreak, but is likely to heat up again by the end of the year, industry experts say.

Ford mobile units to help health care workers New! 2020-03-30 00:00:01The automaker aims to have 198 dealerships using Transit vans upfitted with repair equipment this year. Many already offering mobile service have help

Trump now says GM 'doing a fantastic job’ 2020-03-29 22:06:35“General Motors is doing a fantastic job,” President Trump said at a White House news conference on Sunday. “I don’t think we

As deaths grow, when to reopen the plants? 2020-03-29 00:00:01Mid-April appears to be the earliest that most North America production could resume, but the deaths of at least four UAW members at FCA underscore th

How self-driving star fell off course 2020-03-29 00:00:01Anthony Levandowski is a genius, albeit a flawed one, some say. After a career marked by technology triumphs and a generous dose of controversy at Ube


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