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Google self-driving car project expands hiring, posts manufacturing jobs

5:14 am U.S. ET | Feb. 12, 2016
Google's self-driving car project is advertising jobs on its website with a special focus on manufacturing expertise. The company is looking for engineers, as well as managers to lead operations, materials and marketing.

Woman charged in GM Tech Center stabbing

4:08 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 12, 2016 | UPDATED: 2/12/16 5:02 pm ET - adds GM statement
The woman accused of stabbing her mother at GM's Tech Center in Warren, Mich., was charged today with assault with intent to murder, according to a court official.

Daimler to name Kaellenius r&d head, German paper reports

12:55 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 11, 2016
Daimler AG is about to appoint its marketing and sales head Ola Kaellenius as head of research and development, Handelsblatt reported today.

Self-driving cars succumb to snow blindness as driving lanes disappear

6:41 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2016
As automakers race to get robot cars on the road, they're encountering an obstacle very familiar to humans: Old Man Winter.

Google's autonomous tech can be considered driver under federal law, NHTSA says

8:12 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
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Nissan plans big strides in connectivity

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Nissan is working to leverage its early lead in electric vehicles for bigger strides in autonomy and connectivity.

Army marches forward with self-driving trucks

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 6, 2016
The U.S. Army is developing driverless trucks and could end up operating the largest fleet of autonomous vehicles.

Obama seeks $10-a-barrel oil tax for self-driving cars, transport outlays

4:24 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 4, 2016
President Obama will propose a $10 per barrel tax on oil in his fiscal 2017 budget to finance self driving cars, public transit, railroads and other...

Delphi Q4 net income slides 44% in 'challenging global marketplace'

11:59 am U.S. ET | Feb. 4, 2016
Automotive electronics and technology supplier Delphi Automotive's fourth-quarter net income fell 44 percent from the year-earlier period to $192...

Cybersecurity experts urge automakers to take steps to stop hackers

4:49 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2016
As vehicles become increasingly more connected to smartphones, infrastructure and other vehicles, it will become vital for all parties to collaborate...

Google expands self-driving car testing to Washington state

2:14 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2016
Google parent company Alphabet said its self-driving car project will expand testing to Kirkland, Wash.

Microbus-styled mini-MPV to use new electric platform

11:09 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2016
The purely electric and distantly Microbus-related Volkswagen BUDD-e will see production in the near future, Britain's Car magazine reports.

Got gadgets?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016
Some of the most revolutionary innovations originate not with carmakers but with the suppliers who provide the building blocks and concepts that...

Zetsche: Apple, Google 'can do more' than we thought

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016
Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche and other a handful of his senior execs met recently with around 70 companies in Silicon Valley, according to the German...

Cheap gas hits hybrid, EV residuals

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 30, 2016
Beware! Falling gasoline prices are hitting the residual values of used hybrids, electrics and plug-ins - hard.

GM names executive to lead autonomous driving efforts

4:13 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 28, 2016
GM is reorganizing certain vehicle engineering operations to speed efforts to develop autonomous and electrified vehicles.

Cox Automotive acquires stake in F&I company

1:16 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 28, 2016
Cox Automotive has acquired a minority interest in SilverRock Holdings, which owns three service-contract and insurance companies.

Harman posts strong quarterly gains from auto business

11:13 am U.S. ET | Jan. 28, 2016
Harman International Industries, which supplies audio and telematics systems to the auto industry, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit,...

ZF TRW signs office lease for global electronics business

3:23 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2016
ZF TRW plans to open its global electronics headquarters in suburban Detroit by the end of the second quarter following a lease of a...

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A driving enthusiast can't wait for self-driving cars

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2016
My love for cars is in my DNA. So why I am looking forward to the day I don't have to drive?

RICHARD TRUETT

The risk of being an auto pioneer

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2016
Some companies making the most noise about transforming the car have a poor record of delivering world-class vehicles when they are distracted.

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