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5 Reasons Experts Think Autonomous Cars are Many Years Away
Report: Many Uber, Lyft Drivers Fail to Respond to Recalls
Can You Own An Electric Car Without A Home Charger?

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Report: Many Uber, Lyft Drivers Fail to Respond to Recalls

5 Reasons Experts Think Autonomous Cars are Many Years Away

By Cathy Bussewitz |
One out of six Uber and Lyft drivers in the New York City and Seattle areas are driving vehicles with outstanding recalls, according to Consumer Reports.

Report: Many Uber, Lyft Drivers Fail to Respond to Recalls

Report: Many Uber, Lyft Drivers Fail to Respond to Recalls

By Cathy Bussewitz | May 22
One out of six Uber and Lyft drivers in the New York City and Seattle areas are driving vehicles with outstanding recalls, according to Consumer Reports.

Seeing A Twisting Road Ahead, Ford Cuts 7K White-Collar Jobs

Seeing A Twisting Road Ahead, Ford Cuts 7K White-Collar Jobs

By Tom Krisher | May 21
Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10% of its global salaried workforce.

Trump Delays Imposing Tariffs on Auto Imports and Parts

Trump Delays Imposing Tariffs on Auto Imports and Parts

May 17
President Donald Trump on Friday delayed any decision to impose tariffs on car and auto-part imports, deciding against ratcheting up trade disputes or impacting ongoing talks with European nations and Japan.

Ford Adds 270,000 Cars to Recall for Unintended Rollaways

Ford Adds 270,000 Cars to Recall for Unintended Rollaways

May 16
Ford is adding 270,000 vehicles to a recall in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause them roll away unexpectedly. The addition covers certain 2013 through 2016 Fusion midsize cars with 2.5-liter engines.

Can You Own An Electric Car Without A Home Charger?

Can You Own An Electric Car Without A Home Charger?

By Ronald Montoya | May 15
A popular selling point for electric vehicles is the notion that you never have to stop for gas. Your "gas station" is in your garage — simply plug in your vehicle to charge it overnight. But what if you live in an apartment?