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Two Visions Emerge for Getting Self-Driving Cars on Road

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jul 14
Two competing visions could determine how you first experience a driverless car -- traditional automakers like Mercedes and Toyota vs. tech companies like Google.

Critics Say Senate Bill Would Weaken Rental Car, Rail Safety

By Joan Lowy | Jul 11
Safety advocates say that a Senate transportation bill would allow car rental companies to rent recalled vehicles that haven't been repaired.

Top US Auto Safety Regulator Says Chrysler to Face Sanctions

By Tom Krisher, Marcy Gordon | Jul 10
The chief U.S. auto safety regulator says Fiat Chrysler will face sanctions for violating safety laws in multiple recalls.

Robot Kills Man at Volkswagen Plant

Jul 3
A robot has killed a contractor at one of Volkswagen's production plants in Germany, the automaker said.

Top Selling Cars and Trucks in the US in June

Jul 3
Automakers released June U.S. sales figures Wednesday. These are the top sellers, the number sold and the percent change from June 2014.

Senators Express Frustration with Takata, Regulators

Jun 26
Senators expressed anger and exasperation with both air bag maker Takata Corp. and federal auto safety regulators over a problem with defective air bag inflators that has escalated into the largest auto-safety recall in U.S. history.

Auto Industry Quality Improves, Japanese Don't Keep Pace

By Tom Krisher | Jun 24
The quality of cars and trucks made by European, Korean and U.S. companies has improved so much in recent years that Japanese automakers, long the industry standard, are having trouble keeping pace.

Reports: Federal Agency Fails to Hold Carmakers to Account

Jun 23
An upcoming government audit says the nation's auto safety regulator failed repeatedly over a decade to discover the General Motors ignition switch defect that's linked to more than 110 deaths.

BBC's Hit Car Show 'Top Gear' to Return with New Host

Jun 22
The BBC says its hit automotive TV show "Top Gear" will return to the airwaves with a new host replacing scandal-tainted Jeremy Clarkson.

US Factory Output Down in May, Hurt by Oil Refining Cuts

By Josh Boak | Jun 21
U.S. factory output slipped in May, hurt by a decline in oil refining that overshadowed solid gains by automakers.

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