Automotive Technology

Audi recalls about 1.2M vehicles; coolant pumps can overheat

Apr 24, 2018

Audi is recalling about 1.2 million cars and SUVs worldwide because the electric coolant pumps can overheat and possibly cause a fire

Driverless cars give hope to blind - are automakers onboard?

Apr 13, 2018

For the blind, self-driving cars give hope for the future, but is the auto industry onboard?

Judge dismisses McAuliffe from suit over failed car company

Apr 5, 2018

A federal judge has dismissed former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe from a lawsuit alleging he defrauded investors in a failed electric-car company

US senator says more safeguards needed for self-driving cars

Apr 3, 2018

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal has gotten a firsthand look at self-driving vehicle technology and says more safeguards should be added to federal legislation following two recent fatal crashes

Tesla says vehicle in deadly crash was on Autopilot

Apr 1, 2018

Tesla says the vehicle in a fatal crash last week in California was operating on its Autopilot feature, raising more questions about the safety of self-driving technology

Lawyer for victim's family says matter with Uber 'resolved'

Mar 29, 2018

The family of an Arizona woman killed when struck by an autonomous Uber vehicle apparently has reached a settlement with the company

The Latest: Arizona governor still backs self-driving cars

Mar 29, 2018

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says he continues to believe autonomous vehicles can make roads and highways safer after a self-driving Uber vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian

Tesla: Crash was worsened by missing freeway barrier shield

Mar 28, 2018

Tesla says a fatal crash on a Silicon Valley freeway involving an electric SUV was made more severe by a highway barrier with a damaged or missing piece designed to protect drivers

Uber gives up autonomous vehicle testing rights in Calif.

Mar 28, 2018

Uber will not renew its permit to test autonomous vehicles on California public roads when it expires Saturday

US agency eyes crash of Tesla with control system

Mar 27, 2018

A U.S. agency says it has sent investigators to look into a fatal crash and fire on a California highway that involved a Tesla electric SUV equipped with a semi-autonomous control system

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