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Uber's IPO, the Call to Break Up Facebook, 2019-05-10 19:15:22Catch up on the most important news today in 2 minutes or less.

A Bet on Uber Is a Bet on 2019-05-10 17:42:00Uber is scheduled to go public Friday, at an initial valuation of $82 billion, the largest for an IPO since 2014. But its future may rest on eliminati

On Eve of Uber's IPO, Ride-Hail Drivers Stage 2019-05-08 21:00:52Uber and Lyft drivers shut their apps Wednesday to protest for better pay and benefits, and recognition as employees rather than contractors.

My Wild Ride in a Robot Race Car 2019-05-08 07:00:00On a track in Northern California, our writer tags along with the scrappy tinkerers of the autonomous-vehicle gold rush, who gather to share tech and

Lyft’s Loss Grows, but Execs Say the Bleeding 2019-05-07 20:35:19In its first quarterly results as a public company, Lyft said revenue almost doubled, but its loss grew even faster.

Cruise's $1 Billion Infusion Shows the Stakes in 2019-05-07 14:35:39Cruise, majority owned by GM, is at least the fourth company working on self-driving technology to raise $500 million or more in the past six months.

Tesla Raises Money, Drones Get Certified, and More 2019-05-05 09:00:00Telsa says it will raise up to $2.7 billion in new capital, and Uber prepares for its IPO.

Riding a Scooter? Protect Your Head 2019-05-03 09:00:00Half of injuries to 190 scooter riders in Austin last fall were to the head; only one of the injured riders was wearing a helmet.

How Tactical Drivers Learn Crazy-Ass Maneuvers 2019-04-29 12:00:00And you thought you could maneuver out of dangerous situations.

Tesla's Robotaxis, Ugly Earnings, and More Car News 2019-04-28 09:00:00The electric automaker reported a $700 million quarterly loss and faces a strengthened rival after Ford pumped $500 million into startup Rivian.

Drone Delivery Services Are Actually, Finally Almost Here 2019-04-27 09:46:00The FAA just gave Google spinoff Wing permission to start deliveries, and cool new tech keeps the buzzy birds flying. But (of course) challenges remai

Elon's Court-Approved Twitter-Sitter, Measles in LA, and More 2019-04-26 20:36:07Catch up on the most important news today in 2 minutes or less.

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Turning a liability — a mothballed plant — 2019-05-11 00:00:01FCA's fast-moving plan to turn a brownfield into a vehicle assembly plant is a reminder that mothballed plants can enable an automaker to chop months

Startup suggests verifying self-driving cars like computer chips 2019-05-11 00:00:01The Israeli startup wants the auto and tech industries to reconsider the way self-driving systems are vetted and validated.

Hyundai Venue's goal: Redefine 'entry level' 2019-05-11 00:00:01Hyundai's goal in offering a stylish urban crossover at an economy car price is to convert used-car shoppers into new-vehicle buyers and bring them t

Musk faces Oct. trial over 'pedo guy' tweet 2019-05-10 16:27:46A U.S. judge said Tesla CEO Elon Musk must face a defamation lawsuit by a British diver who said he was falsely branded a pedophile and child rapist.

U.S. judge questions SEC on delay in filing 2019-05-10 15:22:41U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer questioned the SEC's "lateness" in suing Volkswagen more than two years after the company settled the Justice De

Dirty cash probe finds booming Vancouver-China luxury car 2019-05-10 13:36:02In the scheme, buyers overseas use a local nominee to purchase a vehicle for immediate export -- a lucrative trade because a luxury car can cost

Tenneco stock plunges after lowered outlook, delayed spinoff 2019-05-10 10:52:14Tenneco lowered its revenue outlook for the year and said it would delay the planned separation of its DRiV auto parts business.

U.S. zeros in on Europe's cars in battle 2019-05-10 10:01:41Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said autos share equal blame with China for the U.S. trade deficit, an indication that European automakers could soon b

To boost sedans, automakers use key feature from 2019-05-10 08:05:11The latest entrants to the all-wheel stable include the Mazda6, Nissan Altima and Toyota Prius. As sales of crossovers, SUVs and pickups grow, automak

Musk courts controversy with tweets on sex video 2019-05-10 06:57:22Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent a series of tweets loaded with double-entendres Thursday after a video surfaced this week of two people having sex in a Tesla

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Uber IPO Gives Company a Value of $81.4 2019-05-10 15:00:25Uber began trading as a public company at $42 per share Friday, nearly 7% below its initial public offering price on an already volatile day for the m

Refreshing or Revolting: 2020 Lincoln Corsair 2019-05-10 07:00:58Just like it did with the Navigator, Aviator, and Nautilus, Lincoln has gone in a new direction with its small crossover to match the new nomencl

Celebrity Drive: Jonathan Adams of Fox’s “Last Man 2019-05-10 04:00:40Quick Stats: Jonathan Adams, actor, Fox’s Last Man Standing Daily Driver: 2017 BMW 230i Convertible (Jonathan’s rating: 8 on a scale of 1

Jeep, Lexus Win Big With 2019 IntelliChoice Best 2019-05-10 04:00:29Consumers tend to focus on things like performance, fuel economy, and sticker price when looking for a new vehicle. But cost of ownership is another i

Which Family Cars Are the Best Values? Toyota, 2019-05-10 04:00:01Whether it’s a subcompact or minivan, many cars are made to transport families around town. But with so many options, how do you know which car

2020 Toyota Supra: Here’s Something You Probably Didn’t 2019-05-09 19:40:11The 2020 Toyota Supra is nearly here, and even though we’ve already driven the car, we can’t tell you about its handling, performance, or

The 12 Quickest Cars That Get 40 MPG 2019-05-09 19:06:18Erratic gas prices may have you wondering if you can get a vehicle that doesn’t sacrifice performance to the fuel economy gods. Thankfully, ther

12 SUVs and Crossovers That Get Better MPG 2019-05-09 17:42:01Fuel economy remains one of the biggest considerations when you’re in the market for a new vehicle. And with gas prices creeping up this summer,

Electrifying News: Ford Confirms Bronco Hybrid 2019-05-09 11:13:11There will be a hybrid version of the Ford Bronco, the rugged SUV that the automaker is bringing back to the market next year. The inclusion of a hybr

The 2020 Kia Soul GT-Line’s Stereo Has How 2019-05-09 08:00:55You’ve seen a hamster drive a car, right? It’s perfectly normal. The Kia hamsters were a pop sensation when they debuted in commercials in

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Uber valued at $82bn ahead of IPO 2019-05-10 11:05:00Ride-hail firm Uber has been valued at USD82bn ahead of its NYSE listing in what is expected to be one of the biggest stock market flotations this yea

Consumer excitement for AVs 'soars but barriers remain' 2019-05-10 10:36:00A new study from the Capgemini Research Institute has found that consumer acceptance of self-driving cars in USA will increase over time and preferenc

Jaguar Land Rover sales down in April 2019-05-10 08:23:00Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover said retail sales in April 2019 were down 13.3% year on year to 39,185 vehicles.

GM Canada-Unifor deal saves 300 Oshawa jobs 2019-05-10 07:03:00General Motors Canada and auto workers union Unifor announced they had reached a "Transformation Agreement" to "transition the GM Oshawa Assem

US imposes higher tariffs on China imports 2019-05-10 06:45:00Trade tensions between the world's two largest economies have been dramatically ratcheted up today as the US has confirmed higher tariffs on imports

Eberspaecher to build exhaust technology plant in Mexico 2019-05-10 06:15:00The Eberspaecher Group of Companies is investing in a component plant for exhaust technology in Mexico. The new building in Saltillo will house manufa

Audi worldwide sales drop 12.8% in April 2019-05-10 06:14:00VW-Group-owned Audi AG delivered around 140,300 cars to customers worldwide in April, down 12.8% year-on-year.

Inteva completes Roof Systems sale to CIE 2019-05-10 05:12:00Inteva has completed the sale of its Roof Systems product line to CIE Automotive.

Mitsubishi books sales and profit hikes for fiscal 2019-05-09 12:56:00Mitsubishi Motors said it boosted fiscal 2018/9 sales 14.7% year on year to JPY2,514.6bn while operating profit increased to JPY111.8bn from

GM in Lordstown Complex sale talks 2019-05-09 12:25:00General Motors said it was "in discussions with Cincinnati-based Workhorse Group and an affiliated, newly formed entity" to sell the Lordstown facto

PSA "open to opportunties" as JLR rumours swirl 2019-05-09 12:09:00PSA is remaining tight-lipped concerning rumours it might be looking to acquire Jaguar Land Rover, although it noted it was "open to opportunities."

Electric car sales not taking off in lower 2019-05-09 09:30:00New data from the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) highlighted the correlation between the affordability of electric cars and th

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2020 BMW M8, 2020 VW ID 3, 2021 2019-05-11 02:00:00A new generation of BMW's 8-Series has arrived, and soon it will be joined by a high-performance M8 variant as well. Here we see the new M8 undergoin

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE53 Coupe spy shots and video 2019-05-10 18:00:00Mercedes-Benz has just introduced a redesigned GLE for 2020, and once again the mid-size crossover SUV will spawn a rakish GLE Coupe. Prototypes for t

Prince Harry got a close look Land Rover's 2019-05-10 16:00:00The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, was treated to an up-close look at the next-generation Land Rover Defender on Thursday, right after welcoming a baby

One-off Rolls-Royce Phantom celebrates brand's 115th anniversary 2019-05-10 15:00:00This year marks Rolls-Royce's 115th anniversary, and to celebrate the automaker has built a one-off Phantom that will be sold to the highest bidder.

France's PSA Group rumored to be interested in 2019-05-10 15:00:00French automaker PSA Group made a splash when it acquired Opel and Vauxhall from General Motors two years ago, and the company may not be done yet. A

2021 Ford F-150, Dodge Durango Hellcat Redeye, Toyota 2019-05-10 14:00:00The next-generation Ford F-150 was spied for the first time; Dodge served up a Durango SRT with Hellcat Redeye power; Toyota underscored it's serious

2021 Porsche 911 GT3 likely to continue with 2019-05-10 13:14:00Porsche faithful, rejoice. The 2021 911 GT3 will very likely stick with a naturally aspirated 4.0-liter flat-6. Porsche said in a Tuesday release abou

VW's ID R Nürburgring challenge is homework for 2019-05-10 11:45:00Volkswagen’s fully electric ID R race car, fresh off a record-breaking victory at last summer’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, is no

Ferrari hybrid supercar, Koenigsegg Jesko, Uber IPO: Today's 2019-05-10 11:00:00Ferrari will launch a new hybrid supercar in May, and the performance is expected to eclipse that of the LaFerrari. What still isn't clear is whether

2019 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix preview 2019-05-10 10:00:00The 2019 Formula 1 World Championship heads into the European leg of the calendar, starting this weekend with round five, the Spanish Grand Prix, whic

The Koenigsegg Jesko has embarked on a world 2019-05-10 09:00:00Koenigsegg's Jesko is going on tour. Following its world debut in March at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show, the Jesko will now be taken by t

Uber prices IPO at $45, valuing company at 2019-05-10 08:00:00Ride-hailing giant Uber announced late on Thursday that it has priced its initial public offering at $45 per share, which is at the lower end of the e

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