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German Automaker Audi to Cut 9,500 Jobs by 2025

German Automaker Audi to Cut 9,500 Jobs by 2025

Nov 27
Volkswagen subsidiary Audi says it's cutting 9,500 jobs in Germany through 2025 as part of a transformation plan to make the company "lean and sustainable."

Uber Loses License in London over Safety, Vows to Appeal

Uber Loses License in London over Safety, Vows to Appeal

Nov 26
London's transit authority said Monday it is not renewing Uber's license to operate in the British capital, dealing a major setback to the ride-hailing company.

Musk Touts 146,000 Orders for Tesla's Electric Pickup Truck

Musk Touts 146,000 Orders for Tesla's Electric Pickup Truck

Nov 25
Elon Musk says Tesla has received nearly 150,000 orders for its new electric pickup truck since the automaker revealed the futuristic vehicle earlier this week to mixed reviews.

Stainless Steel, Broken Glass and Buzz, Tesla Makes A Pickup

Stainless Steel, Broken Glass and Buzz, Tesla Makes A Pickup

By Rachel Lerman and Cathy Bussewitz | Nov 24
The much-hyped unveiling of Tesla's electric pickup truck went off script Thursday night when supposedly unbreakable window glass splintered twice when hit with a large metal ball.

How GM Ended Up Suing Its Crosstown Rival

How GM Ended Up Suing Its Crosstown Rival

By Tom Krisher | Nov 24
Automakers sue each other on occasion, but no one in Detroit can remember one accusing another of bribing union officials to get an unfair labor cost advantage. Yet that's what happened Wednesday.

Tesla Edges into Pickup Truck Market with Electric Model

Tesla Edges into Pickup Truck Market with Electric Model

Nov 23
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is taking on the workhorse heavy pickup truck market with his latest electric vehicle. The "cybertruck," an electric pickup truck, will be in production in 2021, Musk said at the Los Angeles Auto Show Thursday.

Road-Safety Regulator Rapped over Regulating Autonomous Cars

Road-Safety Regulator Rapped over Regulating Autonomous Cars

By David Koenig | Nov 22
The nation's road-safety regulator is under fire again for what critics call lax oversight of tests involving autonomous vehicles.

New SUVs and Electric Vehicles Highlight L.A. Auto Show

New SUVs and Electric Vehicles Highlight L.A. Auto Show

By Tom Krisher | Nov 21
New electric vehicles, several new small SUVs, a redesigned compact car, a plug-in version of Toyota's top-selling vehicle and a futuristic electric station wagon concept car from Volkswagen are among the new models on display this week.

US Group Says 803 Unbelted Rear-Seat Passengers Died in 2018

US Group Says 803 Unbelted Rear-Seat Passengers Died in 2018

Nov 20
More than 800 rear-seat passengers who weren't wearing seat belts were killed last year in U.S. traffic crashes, and a highway safety group says states aren't making enough progress in getting people to buckle up.

Safety Agency Says Distracted Driver Caused Fatal Uber Crash

Safety Agency Says Distracted Driver Caused Fatal Uber Crash

By Tom Krisher | Nov 20
The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday condemned the lack of state and federal regulation for testing autonomous vehicles before finding that a distracted human safety driver was the main cause of a fatal 2018 Arizona crash.

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