Automotive Technology

GM offers buyouts to 18K workers after posting strong profit

Oct 31, 2018

General Motors posts healthy $2.5B profit in 3Q, ramps up cost-cutting efforts by offering buyouts to 18,000 white-collar workers

Google spinoff to test fully driverless cars in California

Oct 30, 2018

Google's robotic car spin-off to become first company to test fully driverless vehicles on California's public roads

GM proposes nationwide zero-emissions vehicle sales mandate

Oct 27, 2018

General Motors says it will ask the federal government for one national gas mileage standard, including a requirement that a percentage of auto companies' sales be zero-emissions vehicles

US brands falter in Consumer Reports auto reliability survey

Oct 24, 2018

U.S. auto companies such as General Motors, Tesla and Ford faltered this year in Consumer Reports' reliability rankings as readers reported more mechanical trouble with their vehicles

Strong economic signs lift US stocks; bond prices drop

Oct 3, 2018

Encouraging signs on hiring and growth in the service sector send companies, banks and technology stocks higher and bond prices sharply lower

General Motors will partner with Honda in the "large-scale" development of autonomous vehicles

Oct 3, 2018

General Motors will partner with Honda in the "large-scale" development of autonomous vehicles

Markets Right Now: Stocks are mostly lower at midday

Oct 2, 2018

Stocks are mostly lower in midday trading on Wall Street as retailers and car companies lose ground but technology companies edge higher.

Company penalized for disabling vehicles' emissions controls

Sep 24, 2018

A Florida company will spend more than $6 million in penalties and repair costs for selling computer software that disables automotive emissions controls

Agency seeks anti-lock brakes on all new US road motorcycles

Sep 11, 2018

A federal safety agency is recommending that all new motorcycles built for road use in the U.S. have anti-lock brakes and electronic stability control as standard equipment

A year in, Uber CEO works to rebuild company's reputation

Sep 6, 2018

Dara Khosrowshahi took the reins at Uber a year ago and inherited a ride-sharing company plagued with scandals

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