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Pressured by US government, Uber agrees to protect rider data

2017-08-16 09:04

Ride-hailing service Uber has agreed to protect data and audit use of rider information to settle a complaint from the federal government that it deceived customers.

More Uber woes: Exec resigns, investor sues ousted CEO

2017-08-11 09:41

Uber faced a fresh round of turmoil , with its chief of global operations resigning and investors suing the company's former CEO Travis Kalanick.

Tesla driver recants, says autopilot not to blame for crash

2017-07-18 09:30

A Tesla driver says his car's partially self-driving autopilot system wasn't responsible for a crash in Minnesota, despite what he initially told investigators.

Board adopts report on Uber's culture, silent on CEO leave

2017-06-12 09:12

Uber's Board of Directors has adopted a series of recommendations about the company's corporate culture from former Attorney General Eric Holder.

Investors pick Tesla's promise over GM's steady profits

2017-06-02 11:35

Investors are ignoring General Motors' size, history and profits in favour of Tesla's promise, reports the Associated Press.

Ford shuffles management team as new CEO takes helm

2017-05-26 10:51

Ford shuffles management team as new CEO Jim Hackett promises faster decision-making.

Ford replaces CEO in bid to transform business - report

2017-05-22 08:30

US automaker Ford is replacing CEO Mark Fields amid questions about its current performance and future strategy, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Uber setting up artificial intelligence lab in Toronto

2017-05-09 10:24

Uber is setting up a lab in Toronto, Canada to develop artificial intelligence needed for autonomous cars to recognize objects so they can travel safely

US probes GM headlight failures, may add vehicles to recall

2017-04-29 16:09

The US government is investigating whether General Motors should add about 312 000 vehicles to a 2015 recall for headlights that can suddenly go dark.

Ford recalls 570 000 cars globally fire risk, door latch trouble

2017-03-30 09:29

Ford is recalling more than 570 000 vehicles in North America and Europe to fix separate problems that can cause engine fires and doors to fly open unexpectedly.

 

Nascar drama: Earnhardt calls Harvick's comments 'hurtful'

2017-08-11 11:53

Dale Earnhardt Jr. said he's proud of his accomplishments after Kevin Harvick suggested that Nascar's growth has been hindered because Earnhardt hasn't won enough.

US car sales to plunge for 7th consecutive month

2017-08-03 10:20

US sales of new cars and trucks showed declines in July as automakers cut back on low-profit rental car sales and consumers waited for Labour Day deals.

2018 North American Car of the Year: Tesla Model 3 only 'US' car in contention

2017-07-12 08:42

Tesla's Model 3 could be crowned the 2018 North American Car of the Year in a group dominated by Japanese and German vehicles in the US.

Harley-Davidson recall: 46 000 bikes affected

2017-06-05 07:28

Harley-Davidson is recalling about 46 000 motorcycles in the US because an oil line can come loose, spewing oil into the path of the rear tyre.

BMW recalls 7-Series cars because doors can 'fly open'

2017-05-26 23:58

BMW is recalling over 45 000 older 7-Series cars in the US because the doors can unexpectedly open while they're being driven.

Here's why Jim Hackett is replacing Mark Fields as Ford CEO

2017-05-23 08:50

Ford is replacing CEO Mark Fields as it struggles to keep its traditional auto-manufacturing business running smoothly while remaking itself as a nimble, high-tech provider of new mobility services.

US Judge tells Uber to return Waymo files taken by engineer

2017-05-16 14:08

A federal judge's order barring Uber from using technology taken by a star engineer before he left Waymo, the autonomous car unit spun off from Google, is bad news for Uber.

US Justice dept probes Uber's use of fake app to stymie city inspectors

2017-05-08 11:14

The US Justice Department is probing allegations that Uber used phony software to thwart city inquiries into whether the ride-hailing company followed local regulations.

Hydrogen cars creep up on electric vehicles

2017-04-13 11:49

Hydrogen fuel cell cars could one day challenge electric cars in the race for pollution-free roads but only if more stations are built to fuel them.

Volkswagen exec remains jailed in US emissions cheating case

2017-03-17 13:18

A judge has refused to grant bond to a Volkswagen executive who was arrested in the company's US emissions scandal while on vacation in Miami in earlier this year.

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