Florida Okays Autonomous Vehicles with No Drivers

June 14, 2019 at 4:47 AM

Florida has enacted a law that allows fully autonomous vehicles to be operated on public roads with no human driver on board.


Trump, Trudeau to Discuss Trade Pact Next Week

June 14, 2019 at 4:25 AM

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet with President Donald Trump on June 20 to discuss ratifying their countries’ updated trade deal with Mexico.


Growth in Car Sales Slows to 4% in Thailand

June 14, 2019 at 3:50 AM

Growth in new-car sales in Thailand slowed to 4% (88,100 units) in May, the Federation of Thai Industries reports.


FCA Partners with Two European Utilities on EV Charging

June 14, 2019 at 3:26 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has signed deals with multinational electric utilities Enel in Italy and Engie in France to set up charging stations for electric vehicles across Europe.


VW Targets €1.9 Billion in Traton Truck IPO

June 14, 2019 at 3:02 AM

Volkswagen AG says it hopes to raise nearly €1.9 billion ($2.1 billion) by selling 10% of its Traton AG commercial truck unit in an initial public offering that begins on Monday.

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Vietnam Launches Its First Domestic Car

June 14, 2019 at 2:25 AM

Vietnam’s Vingroup conglomerate has begun production of the country’s first domestically produced auto brand, VinFast.


SAIC’s Sales Plunge 16% in China

June 13, 2019 at 5:50 PM

China’s SIAC Motor Corp. reports its retail sales shrank 16% to 480,900 units last month.


UAW Vote at VW's Chattanooga Plant Wraps Up on Friday

June 13, 2019 at 5:06 PM

Hourly workers at Volkswagen AG’s assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., will finish a vote on Friday about allowing the United Auto Workers union to represent them.


Toyota Readies Automated Features for Forgetful Motorists

June 13, 2019 at 4:06 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. has developed two technologies to help motorists who forget to put their vehicle in park and turn the ignition off when they’re done driving.


Uber Debuts “Qute”-based Ride-Hailing Service in India

June 13, 2019 at 1:18 PM

Uber Technologies Inc. has launched a low-priced ride-hailing service in Bengaluru, India, that uses tiny vehicles touted as “greener” than cars and more comfortable than three-wheel rickshaws.

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Report: Lexus LC Convertible to be Unveiled in July

June 13, 2019 at 8:46 AM

Toyota's Lexus luxury unit reportedly will unveil a convertible version of its LC coupe at next month's Goodwood Festival of Speed in the U.K.


Next-Gen Renault Zoe Built for Sharing

June 13, 2019 at 7:31 AM

Renault SA plans to offer built-in car-sharing software in its next-generation Zoe supermini electric car, which is due to bow early next decade.