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Tesla Car Catches Fire During Promotional Event in France

Aug 19
A Tesla electric car caught fire during a promotional tour in southwest France, and those aboard escaped unharmed.

Administration OKs New Fuel-Efficiency Standards for Trucks

Aug 18
The Obama administration says it's continuing to address global warming by adopting previously announced standards to make large trucks, buses and other heavy-duty vehicles more fuel efficient.

Ford Says It Will Have A Fully Autonomous Car by 2021

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Aug 17
Ford Motor Co. intends to have a fully driverless vehicle - no steering wheel, no pedals - on the road within five years.

VW: Fix Gets OK for 460,000 More Cars with Cheating Software

Aug 16
German automaker Volkswagen says it's received approval from the country's motor vehicle authority for technical fixes for another 460,000 cars equipped with software to help them cheat emissions tests.

2016 GMC Sierra Pairs Off-Road Attitude, Elegant Styling

By Ann M. Job | Aug 13
The 2016 GMC Sierra full-size pickup truck combines an off-road attitude in its new All-Terrain X package and an elegant vibe with subtly freshened front and rear styling.

Road Debris Causing Thousands of Crashes

Aug 12
A new study from AAA found more than 200,000 crashes between 2011 and 2014 were caused by road debris. More than 500 people were killed in those crashes.

GM Begins Autonomous Car Tests in Scottsdale, Arizona

Aug 11
General Motors and its autonomous technology company Cruise Automation are testing self-driving cars on the streets of Scottsdale, Arizona.

New Jersey Banning Coffee While Driving? Not So Fast

By Michael Catalini | Aug 9
Drivers who drink coffee behind the wheel don't need to worry about getting a ticket in New Jersey any time soon.

Police: Laptop Used to Reprogram, Steal More Than 100 Cars

By Michael Graczyk and Tom Krisher | Aug 9
Two men jailed in Houston and accused of using pirated computer software to steal more than 100 vehicles may have exploited an electronic vulnerability to advance auto theft into high-tech crime.

Newfoundland Death Triggers Air Bag Probes in U.S., Canada

By Tom Krisher | Aug 8
Investigators in the U.S. and Canada are looking into a crash in the Canadian province of Newfoundland in which a woman was killed by an exploding air bag inflator made by ARC Automotive Inc. of Knoxville, Tennessee.

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