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They'll run a robo-taxi service in the heart of tech-industry competitors

They'll run a robo-taxi service in the heart of tech-industry competitors.

He's accused of accessing a secret database, downloading a blueprint

He's accused of accessing a secret database, downloading a blueprint.

Limits drivers to same-sex passenger, limits hours of operation

Limits drivers to same-sex passengers, limits hours of operation.

Official

It has already cut way back on the stuff in cells for the Tesla Model 3

It has already cut way back on the stuff in cells for the Tesla Model 3.

Three drivers to watch

A swan song, a quest for history, a hometown boy.

Car will be first in an onslaught of EVs from MB

Daimler will invest 500 million euros ($589 million) in Hambach, France, to start producing a small electric Mercedes-Benz, the first of more than 10 EVs it plans by 2022 to go up against U.S. rival Tesla and its Model 3.

Report

GAC-Toyota ix4 is an EV SUV going on sale by end of the year

Toyota is taking an unprecedented route to meet China's stringent green car quotas: its showrooms will sell an electric vehicle without the Japanese company's distinctive triple-oval logo.

He and teammates win the Six Hours of Spa

Double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso returned to the top of the podium when he won his debut World Endurance Championship (WEC) race with Toyota at Belgium's Spa circuit on Saturday. ​​​​

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$18B plan: Gets Didi's data, co-develop autonomous vehicles

Volkswagen AG, the world's biggest automaker, is in talks to form a joint venture with China's Didi Chuxing to manage part of the ride-hailing company's fleet of cars and help develop "purpose-built" vehicles for Didi's services.

‘They can actually feel’: Collaborative robots work alongside people

Carmakers have big plans for their next generation of factories: smarter designs, artificial intelligence and collaborative robots building a wide range of vehicles on the same line.

Between impersonal people pods and ultra-luxury, there may be no middle

Between impersonal people pods and ultra-luxury, there may be no middle

Authoritarian leader tries to show he's tough by destroying perfectly good cars he could have just sold.

He could have just sold them. How dumb is that?

Here's how the German luxury sector shakes out

Mercedes' sales jumped nearly 10 percent.

Official

Echo of 'dieselgate' comes after magazine reports on the latest problem.

Echo of 'dieselgate' comes after magazine reports on the latest problem.

Finn maintains a "lonely" lead virtually throughout the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

ABU DHABI — Valtteri Bottas won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday as Mercedes wrapped up another triumphant Formula One season with a one-two finish and four-times world champion Lewis Hamilton having to settle for second. The win was a career third for the Finn, who had started on pole position and stayed in front to deny Hamilton a 10th success of the 20-race campaign. "It's a really important win for me after having a pretty difficult start to the second half of the year," said Botta

Two races to go, and not letting up.

"There are two races to go. It is a better time than ever to apply even more pressure, just because you can,"

Company may have faked data for decades on a widespread basis.

Company may have faked data for decades on a widespread basis.

Breaking

Everyone from Toyota to Boeing are investigating the effect on their products

Everyone from Toyota to Boeing are investigating the effect on their products

Motorsports

"You've got to have a Plan B and C in the event you don't reach an agreement. And we've got those plans."

Official

Ducati and Renk are in play, but VW's head of strategy says investment in EVs is the main focus.

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