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Will Flying Cars Take Off? Japan's Government Hopes So

Will Flying Cars Take Off? Japan's Government Hopes So

By Yuri Kageyama | Sep 22
Electric drones booked through smartphones pick people up from office rooftops, shortening travel time by hours, reducing the need for parking and clearing smog from the air.

Ford Motor Told to Pay Thai Customers for Transmission Woes

Ford Motor Told to Pay Thai Customers for Transmission Woes

By Tassanee Vejpongsa | Sep 22
A Thai court has ordered a local sales affiliate of Ford Motor Co. to pay 291 customers a total of about $720,000 in compensation for selling cars equipped with faulty transmissions.

Renault-Nissan to Use Android System in Its Dashboards

Renault-Nissan to Use Android System in Its Dashboards

By Tom Krisher and Kelvin Chan | Sep 21
The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, one of the world's top-selling automakers, has decided to go with Google's Android operating system to run its dashboard information and entertainment features.

Thousands of Cars Will Be Damaged by Florence's Floods

Thousands of Cars Will Be Damaged by Florence's Floods

By Tom Krisher | Sep 19
As flooding continues in the Carolinas after Hurricane Florence's massive rainfall, experts say high water will damage thousands of vehicles. Here are some answers to questions that might arise.

Tesla Says It Has Turned Over Documents to Feds

Tesla Says It Has Turned Over Documents to Feds

Sep 18
Tesla Inc. has turned over documents to the U.S. Justice Department after statements by CEO Elon Musk about taking the company private, the electric car maker confirmed Tuesday.

Ferrari Unveils Open-Cockpit Model as It Outlines New Plans

Ferrari Unveils Open-Cockpit Model as It Outlines New Plans

By Colleen Barry | Sep 18
Sportscar maker Ferrari is blazing its trail under new leadership on limited edition cars based on iconic models of the past, unveiling Tuesday the first in the Icona special series billed as the most-powerful road car in the company's history.

Rising Interest Rates Mean Fewer No-Interest Auto Loans

Rising Interest Rates Mean Fewer No-Interest Auto Loans

By Matt Jones | Sep 15
Interest-free offers usually require shoppers to have a credit score above 700 to qualify. But there are other ways to save significant money on a car deal.

Agency Seeks Anti-Lock Brakes on All New U.S. Road Motorcycles

Agency Seeks Anti-Lock Brakes on All New U.S. Road Motorcycles

By Tom Krisher | Sep 13
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.

Tesla Cuts Number of Stock Colors to Streamline Production

Tesla Cuts Number of Stock Colors to Streamline Production

Sep 11
Tesla is dropping two of the seven standard colors it had offered to customers as it tries to streamline production.

Ford Recalls 2M Pickup Trucks; Seat Belts Can Cause Fires

Ford Recalls 2M Pickup Trucks; Seat Belts Can Cause Fires

By Tom Krisher | Sep 10
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Ford is recalling about 2 million F-150 pickup trucks in North America because the seat belts can spark and cause fires.

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