World

Auto companies can't go at it alone in making self-driving cars safer: Jaguar Land Rover CEO

Jaguar Land Rover's CEO says despite recent accidents, self-driving cars would still be a safer mode of transportation.

World

Volvo Cars CEO on US-China trade tariffs: 'We are very worried'

Without open trade, prices for consumers could rise, Volvo Cars CEO Hakan Samuelsson said.

Finance

Here are all the Japanese cars made in the USA

Dozens of Japanese vehicles are built at plants in the US. The factories are in the southern US and have been in operation in some cases for decades. They employ thousands of Americans. President Donald Trump made some confusing statements about America

United States

Broward sheriff's deputies cowered behind cars, tree with Parkland shooter believed in school, report says

The deputies who were among the first to arrive to the scene of the Florida school massacre were found cowering behind their cars and a nearby tree and had no idea where the gunman was, according to an official report released Tuesday.

Technology

Self-Driving Cars And Humans Face Inevitable Collisions

In 1938, when there were just about one-tenth the number of cars on U.S. roadways as there are today, a brilliant psychologist and a pragmatic engineer joined forces to write one of the most influential works ever published on driving.

Business

End doubts over diesel's future, says Ford boss

Government must give consumers more clarity about the future of diesel cars, says Ford's UK chief.

Science

EBRD says would back Poland's electric cars, anti-smog plan

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's plan to improve air quality and switch to electric vehicles could be financed with help from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, a top EBRD official said.

Technology

Amazon will begin delivering packages to GM and Volvo cars, even when drivers aren't there

The service will allow delivery of packages when cars outfitted with OnStar or Volvo on Call.

United States

Amazon will now deliver packages to Prime members' cars

The free in-car delivery is available to Prime members in select cities and only through supported vehicles.

Europe

UK to investigate use of modern day slaves hand-washing cars

UK lawmakers raise concerns that hand car washes are hubs for slavery and damaging the environment.

Asia

Alibaba is bringing its smart assistant to cars from Daimler, Audi and Volvo

Alibaba is jumping behind the wheel after it announced that Daimler, Audi and Volvo will bring its voice assistant to their vehicles. The assistant — Tmall Genie — is scheduled to go into cars “in the near future.” When it does,

Technology

China's ride-hailing firm Didi wants to develop 'purpose-built' cars with automakers

BEIJING/DETROIT (Reuters) - Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is exploring ways of collaborating with established automakers and parts suppliers to jointly develop cars purpose-built for its services, the company said on Tuesday.

Health

Magnetic fields in electric cars don't seem to cause pacemaker problems

(Reuters Health) - Electromagnetic fields produced by motors in electric cars don’t appear strong enough to interfere with implanted heart devices like pacemakers and defibrillators, a small German study suggests.

Life & Style

The Story Behind the Cars' 'My Best Friend's Girl'

“My Best Friend’s Girl,” an early Cars hit that helped propel the new-wave band to stardom, is about stolen love—but songwriter Ric Ocasek says he wasn’t “out for revenge.”

Business

Braving Frozen Europe in a $1.8M McLan 'o McLaren Supercars

Is it possible to drive a pack of 200-plus mph McLaren exotic cars across the European continent during a brutal winter snow storm?

Cars

The cheapest cars to insure for young drivers – from the budget Nissan Micra to cool VW Polo

YOUNG drivers are almost always hit with huge premiums due to their age and inexperience when it comes to insuring their car. Prices often spike so much that it’s common for new motorists to spend more on insurance than they do on the motor itself.

World

Michigan to reportedly work with the UK on rules for self-driving cars

Michigan is to work with Britain on the development of rules for self-driving cars, the Financial Times reported Monday.

Cars

Goodwood Breakfast Club 2018 dates confirmed

Goodwood has announced the dates and themes for its popular Breakfast Club meetings, starting on the first weekend of May - with, new for this year, a chance to vote for the theme of the final event of the year on November 4.

World

Chinese cities wanting peace and quiet are using acoustic cameras to catch honking drivers

Screenshot China is using acoustic cameras to catch honking drivers. Cameras have been rolled out in 40 cities, and work by capturing a two second film of a honking car. The footage is analyzed by police to determine if drivers had a fair reason to honk

Cars

Suzuki Swift Sport: The latest screamer has radical new look and the pace to match

EVERYBODY loves Suzuki's Swift. And that statement applies to every version since 2005.

England

Man seriously hurt in Brighton 'road rage attack'

An argument between the occupants of two cars in Brighton followed a road rage incident, police said.

Cars

On the scent of 'the greatest chase that ever was' in a Twisted Land Rover Defender

On the scent of “the greatest chase that ever was” across the South Downs in a Twisted Land Rover Defender

Showbiz & TV

BGT chiefs axe footage of Ant McPartlin driving Union flag painted Jag after drink drive shame

BRITAIN’S Got Talent producers have canned footage of Ant McPartlin taking a spin in a Union Jack coloured Jag after his drink-drive shame. The presenter, 42, filmed the scene around a mile from where he crashed his Mini into two oncoming cars just five

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