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Feds: Uber Self-Driving SUV Saw Pedestrian, Did Not Brake
Toyota Chief Hopes to Help Japan Automakers Keep Tech Edge

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Feds: Uber Self-Driving SUV Saw Pedestrian, Did Not Brake

Should You Fix Up or Break Up with Your Car?

By Tom Krisher |
The autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman before hitting her, but did not stop because the system used to automatically apply ...

Fiat Chrysler Warns 4.8M Owners: Don't Use the Cruise

Fiat Chrysler Warns 4.8M Owners: Don't Use the Cruise

By Tom Krisher | May 27
Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles in the U.S. because in rare but terrifying circumstances, drivers may not be able to turn off the cruise control.

Tesla in Autopilot Mode Sped Up Before Crashing

Tesla in Autopilot Mode Sped Up Before Crashing

By Julian Hattem | May 26
A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press. Two people were injured.

Feds: Uber Self-Driving SUV Saw Pedestrian, Did Not Brake

Feds: Uber Self-Driving SUV Saw Pedestrian, Did Not Brake

By Tom Krisher | May 25
The autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman before hitting her, but did not stop because the system used to automatically apply brakes in potentially dangerous situations had been disabled.

Consumer Reports Raises Concerns Over Tesla Model 3 Braking

Consumer Reports Raises Concerns Over Tesla Model 3 Braking

May 22
Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a harsh ride stopped Tesla's Model 3 electric car from getting a recommended buy rating from Consumer Reports.

Toyota Chief Hopes to Help Japan Automakers Keep Tech Edge

Toyota Chief Hopes to Help Japan Automakers Keep Tech Edge

By Yuri Kageyama | May 21
Toyota Motor Corp. chief Akio Toyoda, tapped to head the Japanese auto industry association, promised Friday to lead a push among manufacturers to keep a competitive edge in emerging technologies.