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Cadillac says new electric SUV has features to take on Tesla

We've seen this movie before, an electric vehicle from a mainstream automaker that will take away sales from market leader Tesla.

Automotive

AAA: Partially automated driving systems don't always work

Two tests by AAA during the past two years show that partially automated driving systems don't always function properly, so the auto club is recommending that car companies limit their use.

Business

Ford COO Jim Farley to lead company, CEO Hackett to retire

Jim Farley will lead Ford Motor Co. into the future as the global auto industry faces a new era of autonomous and electric vehicles.

Automotive

Honda recalls 1.6M vans and SUVs in 4 different US recalls

Honda is recalling over 1.6 million minivans and SUVs in the U.S. to fix problems that include faulty backup camera displays, malfunctioning dashboard displays and sliding doors that don't latch properly.

Automotive

Amid pandemic, mopeds have a moment in car-loving US

Long associated with narrow, cobbled streets in Europe and congested Asian megacities, scooters are now becoming a common sight in car-loving America as commuters shun public transport because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Business

Ford's results not as grim as expected for virus-marred 2Q

Ford Motor Co. posted results on Thursday that were not as grim as expected for its second quarter that saw its U.S. factories shuttered for half the period to combat the spread of the coronavirus and car buyers sheltering ...

Business

Coronavirus sales slump plunges VW into loss

German carmaker Volkswagen on Thursday reported a pre-tax loss of 1.4 billion euros ($1.6 billion) for the first half of 2020 after the coronavirus pandemic sent sales plummeting.