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BMW Profit Hit by Anti-Trust Case, Spending on Technology

BMW Profit Hit by Anti-Trust Case, Spending on Technology

By David McHugh | May 7
BMW lost money making cars in the first quarter as its automotive division was hit by a 1.4 billion-euro ($1.6 billion) set-aside for an anti-trust fine from the European Commission and by higher up-front costs for new technology and factories.

Musk Doubles Down on Investment as Tesla Raises Capital Goal

Musk Doubles Down on Investment as Tesla Raises Capital Goal

By Tom Krisher | May 6
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is more than doubling the stock he will buy in a new public offering in an apparent bid to earn investors' confidence as he tries to turn around his struggling electric car company.

As Car-Sharing Picks Up in U.S., So Do Legislative Battles

As Car-Sharing Picks Up in U.S., So Do Legislative Battles

By Jonathan J. Cooper | May 2
Rental car companies, airport authorities and local governments say users of car sharing apps should pay the same taxes and fees that come with traditional rental cars.

Edmunds Compares Mazda 3 and Toyota Corolla Hatchbacks

Edmunds Compares Mazda 3 and Toyota Corolla Hatchbacks

By Cameron Rogers | May 1
The 2019 Toyota Corolla and the 2019 Mazda 3 are two of the newest small hatchbacks on the market. Edmunds compares them so you can find out which one would work best for you.

Rear Seats of Cars Need Better Safety Equipment, Study Says

Rear Seats of Cars Need Better Safety Equipment, Study Says

Apr 28
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says in a new report that safer restraint systems are needed for the back seats of cars.

Edmunds Picks Best Convertibles for 2019

Edmunds Picks Best Convertibles for 2019

By Cameron Rogers | Apr 27
Summer is just around the corner, and that means it will soon be warm enough to visit a few dealerships and test-drive the new convertibles you've been eyeing all winter. But which one to buy?

Daimler Says It Has No Idea How Kim Jong Un Got His Limos

Daimler Says It Has No Idea How Kim Jong Un Got His Limos

By Eric Talmadge | Apr 26
German automaker Daimler, which makes armored limousines used by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, says it has no idea where he got them and has no business dealings with the North.

Google Self-Driving Unit Waymo Picks Detroit Factory Site

Google Self-Driving Unit Waymo Picks Detroit Factory Site

Apr 25
Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo says it will reopen an axle plant in Detroit to convert conventional vehicles so they can drive autonomously.

5 Reasons Experts Think Autonomous Cars are Many Years Away

5 Reasons Experts Think Autonomous Cars are Many Years Away

By Tom Krisher | Apr 24
Ask those involved in self-driving vehicles when we might actually see them carrying passengers in every city, and you'll get an almost universal answer: Not anytime soon.

Tesla CEO Plans to Hand the Car Keys to Robots Next Year

Tesla CEO Plans to Hand the Car Keys to Robots Next Year

By Michael Liedtke and Tom Krisher | Apr 23
Tesla CEO Elon Musk expects to start converting the company's electric cars into fully self-driving vehicles next year as part of an audacious plan to create a network of robotic taxis to compete against Uber and other ride-hailing services.

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