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Chrysler, Honda, Toyota Recall 2.1 Million Vehicles For Defective Air Bags

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for a second fix for faulty air bags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running. 496 more words


We learned today that Ford is staffing up a research and development center in Silicon Valley located in Palo Alto, California, and heading the automaker’s new R&D facility is a former Apple engineer. 133 more words

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Google Partners With Auto Suppliers on Self-Driving Car

Google has begun discussions with most of the world’s top automakers and has assembled a team of traditional and non-traditional suppliers to speed up efforts to bring self-driving cars to market by 2020, a top Google executive said on Wednesday. 521 more words


GM shows Bolt electric vehicle concept, its latest move into electric car market

General Motors Co on Monday showed its Chevrolet Bolt concept car with an electric driving range of more than 200 miles and a $30,000 price tag, offering a view into where the U.S. 234 more words



Obama visited a closed Ford plant in Michigan yesterday to talk about the huge gains made by the auto industry and relate them to changes he had implemented. 179 more words


Auto sales accelerated in December, capping a strong 2014

Automakers reported strong December U.S. sales Monday, boosted by falling gas prices, but industry executives and analysts cautioned that growth would slow this year after five years of rapid recovery from the recession. 465 more words


2014: The year Elon Musk went mainstream

In 2014, Elon Musk evolved from being one of the most exciting entrepreneurs in tech into one of the most important figures in global business. 482 more words