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Cybersecurity push may tie up autonomous-car legislation
Eric Kulisch |

Two senators are pushing for mandatory federal standards to defend vehicles against hackers. Automakers want a more flexible approach.

Self-driving test ends in delicious tragedy
Shiraz Ahmed | @shirazzzz |

Sometimes inventors need to get a little silly with their experiments.

Tesla, others seek ways to ensure drivers keep their hands on the wheel
David Shepardson |

Automakers are using tiny cameras, sensors to track drooping heads, steering wheel monitors and audible alerts to ensure drivers pay attention when using advanced driver assistance systems.

Waymo hires ex-Tesla engineer to lead self-driving hardware
Dana Hull |

Waymo has hired Satish Jeyachandran, Tesla's former director of hardware engineering. Jeyachandran spent nearly seven years at Tesla before leaving earlier this year.

Ford demonstrates self-driving Fusion at Mcity
Richard Truett |

Ford aims to have Level 4 autonomous cars ready for commercial use by 2021.

Ex-Uber CEO Kalanick knew of engineer's Google info, Waymo says
Joel Rosenblatt |

A court filing says Uber's ousted CEO learned in early 2016 that the engineer who oversaw the company's driverless car project possessed discs from Google.

Renault-Nissan plans driverless ride-hailing and ride-sharing services
Naomi Tajitsu |

Renault-Nissan plans to launch driverless ride-hailing and ride-sharing services as the alliance looks beyond making and selling cars.

AutoNews Now: Why the gap in Grand Caravan output
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Why the gap in Grand Caravan output; Who next to lead Uber?; Tesla confirms talks on China plant; Univ. of Michigan driverless shuttle; FCA backs recall-repair push.

Tesla's autopilot software head quits in less than six months
From wire reports |

Tesla said the head of its autopilot software, Chris Lattner, left the company within six months of joining the electric carmaker.

Toyota knows it needs partners to meet mobility services challenge
Peter Sigal |

Toyota is open to partnerships to counter the challenges posed by new mobility companies such as Uber, Executive Vice President Didier Leroy said.

Cooperation, customer focus key to mobility services success
Nick Gibbs |

Cooperation, customer focus and profitability should be priorities as traditional car companies expand into future mobility services such as car-sharing, industry experts said.

Uber CEO Kalanick quits under pressure from investors
Eric Newcomer |

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has resigned from the ride-hailing service, ceding to investors' wishes that he step aside.

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