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Self-Driving Cars

By Andrew Riddle

“What am I doing?” I thought to myself as my car, no longer attached to the earth, was spinning out of control with me along for the ride. 1,140 more words

Analysts make the case for the Apple Car

SAN FRANCISCO — Sanford C. Bernstein analysts Toni Sacconaghi and Max Warburton have issued the report “5 Reasons Why We Believe Apple May Indeed Be Looking to Build a Car.” 437 more words


Automakers, labor union face a long, hot summer of contract talks

Although the Detroit-based auto industry and the United Auto Workers union are still a few months away from serious negotiations, early signs aren’t favorable for a labor contract settled on mutually agreeable terms. 575 more words


VW’s key to overtaking Toyota for global auto domination

Volkswagen’s push to become the No. 1 global automaker hinges critically on its MQB architecture, a method of designing and building cars that VW has hailed as ultra cost-efficient. 506 more words


Toyota elevates foreigners, including first woman, to top posts

Toyota Motor Corp on Wednesday promoted more foreigners to senior posts, including the first woman and first African-American to hold executive titles, diversifying a management team long dominated by Japanese men. 354 more words


Apple Cars?

By Andrew Riddle

Have you heard about the Apple Car? Scuttlebutt on the internet says Apple has 1000 employees working on a car and there are even some of those exciting ‘spy’ photos of the alleged Apple car prototype sitting in a parking lot. 708 more words