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Fiat Chrysler Recall: Pickup Air Bags, Belts May Be Disabled

Fiat Chrysler Recall: Pickup Air Bags, Belts May Be Disabled

May 13
Fiat Chrysler is recalling approximately 1 million trucks in North America due to a software glitch that could prevent side air bags and seatbelts from deploying during a rollover.

The Toughest Challenge for Self-Driving Cars? Human Drivers

The Toughest Challenge for Self-Driving Cars? Human Drivers

By Tom Krisher | May 12
In just a few years, well-mannered self-driving robotaxis will share the roads with reckless, law-breaking human drivers. The prospect is causing migraines for the people developing the robotaxis.

VW Chairman Defends Decision Not to Publish Probe Results

VW Chairman Defends Decision Not to Publish Probe Results

May 10
Volkswagen's board chairman has defended the decision not to publish results of the investigation it commissioned into its scandal over cars rigged to cheat on diesel emissions tests, saying it could expose the company to legal risks.

U.S. Probes Complaints of Brake Problems on Nissan Murano SUVs

U.S. Probes Complaints of Brake Problems on Nissan Murano SUVs

May 5
The U.S. government's highway safety agency is investigating complaints that the brakes can malfunction on some Nissan SUVs.

NuTonomy, Groupe PSA to Collaborate on Self-Driving Cars

NuTonomy, Groupe PSA to Collaborate on Self-Driving Cars

May 3
Boston-based nuTonomy says it plans to install its software and specialized sensors into two Peugeot 3008 SUVs this summer. It will begin testing them on public roads in Singapore in September.

Fiat 124 Spider: More Fun Than a Miata

Fiat 124 Spider: More Fun Than a Miata

By Gay Wheels | Apr 30
My frequent Gaywheels readers recognize that I'm a big fan of fast cars and convertibles. Some of my past articles have chronicled that love of speed and top-down driving pleasure, and maybe my no-nonsense style.

Old Car, New Tricks: Adding Safety Tech to an Older Car

Old Car, New Tricks: Adding Safety Tech to an Older Car

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Apr 29
Old cars can learn new tricks. For a few hundred dollars, drivers can add new safety technology - like forward collision warning systems or backup cameras - to older cars.

Daimler Profits Double on Sales of Mercedes E-Class, SUVs

Daimler Profits Double on Sales of Mercedes E-Class, SUVs

By David McHugh | Apr 27
German automaker Daimler AG says net profit doubled in the first three months of the year as the new version of the company's Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan and its SUV lineup boosted sales.

Rural Electric Drivers Face 'Range Anxiety'

Rural Electric Drivers Face 'Range Anxiety'

By Michael Hill | Apr 24
Sunita Halasz has tips for "driving electric" along lonely roads in New York's Adirondack Mountains: Know the locations of charging stations, bring activities for the kids during three-hour recharges... and have a backup plan.

Monaco Flying Car Set to Take Off

Monaco Flying Car Set to Take Off

By Milos Krivokapic and Angela Charlton | Apr 22
A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light-framed plane whose wings can fold back, like an insect, and is boosted by a hybrid engine and rear propeller.

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