Rand McNally, the company best known for its printed atlases, has developed a portable tablet designed to give owners of older vehicles the same kind of connected car tech they might find in a modern luxury sedan. 422 more words
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Federal regulators and automakers from around the world are set to announce an agreement on Friday to reform and improve auto safety following a year of record fines and safety recalls. 244 more words
The US Justice Department brought a civil lawsuit against Volkswagen today (Jan. 4) for installing emissions-cheating software in nearly 600,000 cars.
The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and alleges that the automaker violated multiple sections of the Clean Air Act, including tampering with the cars’ emissions systems and failing to report the illegal activity. 130 more words
LOS ANGELES (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — California regulators have unveiled a roadmap that would let consumers begin using self-driving cars, though manufacturers would have to prove the emerging technology is safe before a licensed driver could get chauffeured around town. 863 more words