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How Can People Safely Take Control from A Self-Driving Car?

By Justin Pritchard | Nov 30
New cars that can steer and brake themselves risk lulling people in the driver's seat into a false sense of security - and even to sleep. One way to keep people alert may be providing distractions that are now illegal.

Ferrari Hometown Overwhelmed by Roar of Test-Driving Fans

By Colleen Barry | Nov 30
In the streets of Maranello, the hometown of Ferrari, the roar of the famed sports car is no longer the occasional bragging right of a new owner, but a constant backdrop as a number of test-drive businesses give visitors the chance to rev up and peel out.

Ferrari Hometown Overwhelmed by Roar of Test-Driving Fans

By Colleen Barry | Nov 29
The howl of engines is disturbing residents' tranquility - including the afternoon siestas - and the risk of speeding cars is a safety concern, say city officials.

VW to Offer Quick Fix for Diesel Engines in Europe

Nov 29
Volkswagen says it will take less than an hour to bring 1.6 and 2.0 liter turbodiesel engines in Europe into line with emissions rules.

South Korea: VW Rigged Emissions in 125,000 Diesel Vehicles

By Youkyoung Lee | Nov 28
South Korea said Thursday it fined Volkswagen $12.3 million and ordered recalls of 125,522 diesel vehicles after the government found their emissions tests were rigged.

Toyota Recalls Vehicles in Japan, Europe for Air Bag Defect

By Yuri Kageyama | Nov 28
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 1.6 million vehicles for defective air bags supplied by embattled Japanese manufacturer Takata Corp.

Michigan, Fiat Chrysler Reach Deal on Tax Credits

By David Eggert | Nov 27
Fiat Chrysler will have to spend an additional $1 billion on Michigan facilities over 15 years to qualify for $1.9 billion in business tax credits under an agreement approved Tuesday by the state's economic development board.

Ford Stops Using Takata Air Bag Inflators in Future Vehicles

By Tom Krisher | Nov 26
Ford Motor Co. will not be using air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. in future vehicles, another blow to the troubled Japanese parts supplier as the auto industry continues to shun its product.

Report Exposes 50 Worst Traffic Bottlenecks in U.S.

Nov 25
The government reports 40 percent of road delays are the result of recurring bottlenecks

EPA Says VW Cheating Software Is On More Vehicles

By Tom Krisher and Michael Biesecker | Nov 24
Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal widened Friday after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said the German automaker used software to cheat on pollution tests on more six-cylinder diesel vehicles than originally thought.

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