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Wheels: A Smartphone App to Relieve Your Car-Buying Agony

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 21:11:36 GMT

Fletcher Jones Motorcars in Newport Beach, Calif., one of thousands of dealerships across the country that now accept AutoGravity’s smartphone app for auto financing.Several new apps allow people to secure a loan, browse a dealership’s offerings and even negotiate a price — no haggling required.


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Driverless-Car Outlook Shifts as Intel Takes Over Mobileye

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:35:51 GMT

The Mobileye system identifies relevant objects and road information in a self-driving vehicle.The chip giant gains new prominence in the race to make autonomous vehicles part of everyday life.


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Iran Reaches Deal With Renault Despite New U.S. Sanctions

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 19:41:58 GMT

From left, Thierry Bolloré of Renault celebrates the signing in Tehran of a joint automaking venture, with the Iranian executives Mansour Moazzami and Kourosh Morshed Solouki.The pact to increase auto production is a victory for President Hassan Rouhani, re-elected this year after vowing to revitalize his country’s economy.


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Wheels: Harley-Davidson’s Newest Rival Is an Old Brand

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 22:15:17 GMT

In a Harley-Davidson dealership in Michigan.Sales of Indian motorcycles, a revered brand that disappeared for decades, are rising while Harley sales are falling.


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Uber Investor Sues Travis Kalanick for Fraud

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:18:25 GMT

A lawsuit filed against Travis Kalanick, Uber’s former chief executive, claimed that he failed to disclose a pattern of misbehavior and impropriety inside the company while he was its leader.Benchmark, the venture capital firm that is one of Uber’s biggest investors, sued Mr. Kalanick in an attempt to remove him from the ride-hailing company’s board.


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U.A.W. Accuses Nissan of ‘Scare Tactics’ as Workers Reject Union Bid

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 16:00:19 GMT

Campaigning in a union election at a Nissan plant in Canton, Miss., where a large majority of workers are African-American, took on racial overtones.More than 60 percent of the roughly 3,500 voting employees opposed the union. The result underscored organized labor’s continued difficulties in the South.


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Nissan Workers in Mississippi Reject Union Bid by U.A.W.

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 04:17:17 GMT

Campaigning in a union election at a Nissan plant in Canton, Miss., where a large majority of workers are African-American, took on racial overtones.More than 60 percent of the approximately 3,500 employees opposed the union. The vote underscored the difficulty that organized labor continues to face in the South.


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Volkswagen Executive Pleads Guilty in Diesel Emissions Case

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 15:49:24 GMT

Oliver Schmidt, a Volkswagen executive, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States in the company’s diesel emissions scandal.The charges against Oliver Schmidt in federal court in Detroit arose from a company scheme to rig cars with devices that circumvented emissions tests.


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