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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:21:31 GMTThe Genesis has been Hyundai’s upmarket sedan. Now the name has become the automaker’s luxury brand, spiffing up that car and adding the flagship G90.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:28:51 GMTUsing a higher octane fuel than a vehicle’s owner’s manual specifies “provides no increase in fuel economy, horsepower or a reduction in emissions,” the AAA says.A new AAA report states that except in certain cases, premium offers no benefit and is a waste of money. However, brand-name fuels can still help.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:00:22 GMTA Smart car in Annapolis, Md. The author owns one and loves that his “little rattletrap” gets 40 miles per gallon.The app is a result of research that looks at 125 cars and measures their mileage and the greenhouse gases generated in making and powering them.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:11:29 GMTA Mercedes B-Class electric car at the 2014 Paris auto show.After the Volkswagen cheating scandal, automakers place an emphasis on gas, electric and hybrid cars.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:23:47 GMTUber Ford Fusions mapped Pittsburgh before the launch of the company’s driverless vehicles.Federal guidelines stress safety but give automakers, one of the country’s most regulated industries, plenty of room to innovate.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 23:15:17 GMTA G.M. driverless car. Automakers’ decisions, such as whether a car should be programmed to better protect its occupants or others in a crash, must be disclosed, according to federal guidelines.Federal regulators urge automakers to prove that their semiautonomous and driverless vehicles meet specific safety expectations.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:19:26 GMTEvenflo is recalling nearly 30,000 combination booster seats because children can loosen the harness without an adult's knowledge.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:05:30 GMTMechanics work on vintage cars at the Goodwood Revival in Chichester, England.The annual event in England has a very British flair and tries to re-create the postwar automotive atmosphere up to 1966.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 05:47:31 GMTA Chevrolet Impala being loaded onto a rail car at the General Motors plant in Oshawa, Ontario, in August 2012.The action focused on two car production lines in Ontario, but it was a battleground for an entire country struggling to revive its manufacturing base.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:53:16 GMTA detail of a driverless Uber car’s monitor showing 3-D mapping of what the vehicle’s cameras see during a test drive in Pittsburgh on Monday.Uber is starting its driverless car pilot program in Pittsburgh on Wednesday with a small fleet of modified Ford Fusions.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:55:40 GMTThe front seat of a GM driverless car model from 2012.Self-driving cars come with a caveat now: Keep your hands on the wheel. While computers can recognize images, understanding actions and behaviors are still the next frontier.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:12:54 GMTAn S.U.V. that offers a dizzying number of choices and the ability to handle more than many drivers will need.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 10:00:16 GMTGeneral Motors produces the Bolt EV at its existing production system at the Orion Assembly plant outside of Detroit.The Bolt EV by General Motors is a lower-priced electric car than the Tesla, and has similar features.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:00:04 GMTShahid Syed Nazrul Islam Sharani is a typical Dhakaian thoroughfare, which is to say, a snarl of trucks, cars, rickshaws and handcarts. The traffic here is so dense, so unending, that it has become detrimental to the city’s economic future and development.A visit to the city of Dhaka, where there are two types of traffic: really bad and really, really bad.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:21:33 GMTA General Motors plant in Oshawa, Canada. The company agreed to cease manufacturing at an engine factory in Mexico.Far from a reversal of globalization, a General Motors deal bringing auto jobs back to Canada from Mexico underscores the primacy of markets.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 20:16:44 GMTJason Hughes, a Tesla owner in Hickory, N.C., hacked into his car’s software to remove safeguards on the Autopilot system.Automakers are taking advantage of connected cars by beaming improved features right into their vehicles via software upgrades.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 03:45:09 GMTUber cars prepare to roll through Pittsburgh to map out the roads and topography before the introduction of the company’s driverless vehicles.Uber’s experiment with autonomous vehicles is proceeding with the blessing of city officials, who have pretty much just stayed out of the way.
Sun, 04 Sep 2016 22:28:58 GMTSgt. Chris Worthington, 44, of Montrose, Colo. patrols the city for trucks for rolling coal.“Coal rollers” alter their diesel trucks so they spew thick black smoke, sometimes in the direction of joggers, cyclists and hybrid cars.
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 13:00:22 GMTDrive.ai is trying to address how an autonomous car would communicate with pedestrians.A start-up in California is studying how self-driving vehicles will communicate with the world around them, as well as with their passengers.
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 22:15:10 GMTMedia previews began on Wednesday, with the unveiling of many new models. The show opens to the public on Friday and runs through April 3.