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China Auto Show Highlights Industry's Electric Ambitions
Toyota Chief Hopes to Help Japan Automakers Keep Tech Edge
Tesla's Autopilot Engaged During Utah Crash

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Toyota Chief Hopes to Help Japan Automakers Keep Tech Edge

China Auto Show Highlights Industry's Electric Ambitions

By Yuri Kageyama |
Toyota Motor Corp. chief Akio Toyoda, tapped to head the Japanese auto industry association, promised Friday to lead a push among manufacturers to keep a competitive edge in emergi...

Toyota Chief Hopes to Help Japan Automakers Keep Tech Edge

Toyota Chief Hopes to Help Japan Automakers Keep Tech Edge

By Yuri Kageyama | May 21
Toyota Motor Corp. chief Akio Toyoda, tapped to head the Japanese auto industry association, promised Friday to lead a push among manufacturers to keep a competitive edge in emerging technologies.

AP FACT CHECK: Tesla Safety Claims Aren't Quite Right

AP FACT CHECK: Tesla Safety Claims Aren't Quite Right

By Tom Krisher | May 19
For years, Tesla has boasted that its cars and SUVs are safer than other vehicles on the roads, and CEO Elon Musk doubled down on the claims in a series of tweets this week.

Edmunds Examines 3 Semi-Autonomous Driving Systems

Edmunds Examines 3 Semi-Autonomous Driving Systems

By Jason Kavanaugh | May 16
You might not have heard about Cadillac Super Cruise and Nissan ProPilot Assist, two other semi-autonomous driving systems that are available in new cars today.

Tesla's Autopilot Engaged During Utah Crash

Tesla's Autopilot Engaged During Utah Crash

By Julian Hattem | May 15
The driver of a Tesla electric car had the vehicle's semi-autonomous Autopilot mode engaged when she slammed into the back of a Utah fire truck over the weekend, in the latest crash involving a car with self-driving features.

Race Is On to Set Up Europe's Electric Car Charging Network

Race Is On to Set Up Europe's Electric Car Charging Network

By David McHugh | May 14
In Europe, some of the biggest automakers are out to remove the anxiety from the electric car consumer experience and encourage sales of electric vehicles by building a highway network of fast charging stations.