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BMW to Recall 1.6 Million Vehicles Worldwide over Fire Risk

BMW to Recall 1.6 Million Vehicles Worldwide over Fire Risk

Oct 23
Automaker BMW says it is expanding a recall to cover 1.6 million vehicles worldwide due to possible fluid leaks that could result in a fire.

Edmunds Rounds Up Best Budget-Friendly Small Cars

Edmunds Rounds Up Best Budget-Friendly Small Cars

By Cameron Rogers | Oct 18
Every year, vehicles become more feature-packed but also more expensive, potentially shutting out buyers on a tight budget. Fortunately, you can find many small, affordable cars that offer good value and don't feel cheap.

Tesla Secures Land in Shanghai for First Factory Outside U.S.

Tesla Secures Land in Shanghai for First Factory Outside U.S.

By Joe McDonald | Oct 17
Electric auto brand Tesla Inc. said it signed an agreement Wednesday to secure land in Shanghai for its first factory outside the United States, pushing ahead with development despite mounting U.S.-Chinese trade tensions.

AP Interview: Rosberg Expects F1 Merger with Electric Series

AP Interview: Rosberg Expects F1 Merger with Electric Series

By Rob Harris | Oct 16
Highlighting fresh concerns about global warming, Nico Rosberg foresees an eventual merger between the fuel-guzzling Formula One championship and the more environmentally friendly, electric motorsport series.

European Officials Seek Tougher Emissions Rules for Cars

By David McHugh | Oct 11
European Union officials are working on tougher car emissions standards aimed at fighting global warming — but which the auto industry cautions could hurt workers and consumers.

What's New - and What's Missing - in Your Next New Car

What's New - and What's Missing - in Your Next New Car

By Ronald Montoya | Oct 10
Automakers are continually making changes in vehicles. Many of these feature swaps don't get a lot of fanfare, so you might not always realize what's come and gone until you're shopping for a new car. Here's an overview.

Initiative Seeks to Repeal California's Gasoline Tax Hike

Initiative Seeks to Repeal California's Gasoline Tax Hike

By Amy Taxin | Oct 9
California voters will soon decide whether to drive out a gasoline tax increase passed to fund transportation projects across the state.

Tesla's Autopilot is Better Than You, Statistically

Tesla's Autopilot is Better Than You, Statistically

Oct 7
In the first quarterly report on the safety of its autonomous vehicles, Tesla said it recorded one accident for every 3.34 million miles driven when the autopilot was engaged. That is a vastly better record than the one compiled by humans.

Toyota Recalls 2.4 Million Hybrids Due to Stalling Problems

Toyota Recalls 2.4 Million Hybrids Due to Stalling Problems

Oct 6
Toyota Motor Corp. says it has issued a recall for 2.43 million hybrid vehicles in Japan and elsewhere for potential problems with stalling.

UK Car Sales Slump After Introduction of New Emission Tests

UK Car Sales Slump After Introduction of New Emission Tests

Oct 4
Industry figures show that car sales in Britain slumped by a fifth in September after the introduction of new emission tests.

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