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Daughter's digital digging helps mom make a deal

When Automotive News editor Sharon Silke Carty's mom in New Jersey sought help buying a car, she went online to see what she could do from Michigan.

Musk talks AI risks, Tesla's near-death experience at SXSW

During a live Q&A at the SXSW festival in Austin, Tesla CEO Elon Musk discussed the potential dangers of artificial intelligence and recalled Tesla being two days from bankruptcy in 2008.

Waymo chief pops up at Detroit show with Chrysler Pacifica tester

Even though self-driving-car company and Google spinoff Waymo didn't make any news in Detroit this week, CEO John Krafcik showed up at Cobo Center in a self-driving Chrysler Pacifica.

Toyota's e-Palette concept runs on an open self-driving platform

The company said it isn't afraid of competition, and thinks an open platform will spur innovation.

L.A.'s hot new model? Subscriptions

Automakers took the opportunity at the Los Angeles Auto Show to promote alternatives to the basic retail sales model and the American tradition of personal car ownership.

A mandate on its deathbed, flying Ubers, Las Vegas' driverless crash

What the fate of the 'talking cars' mandate says about government and the future of connected cars.

Helping women at work starts with saying something

If you read the Project XX stories last week and are wondering what you can do to make things better for women in the workplace, project editor Sharon Silke Carty has some advice.

When your 'self-driving car' isn't autonomous

We critique a New York Times columnist, Tesla's fans are angry and more from this week in mobility.

The 'extra oomph' that changed GM

Mary Barra wasn't just a politically correct choice for General Motors CEO, says Dan Akerson. She was "far and away the best choice for the job at the time."

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