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Tesla questioned further over Autopilot after fatal crash

US safety regulators want detailed information from electric car maker Tesla about the design, operation and testing of its Autopilot technology following a fatal crash in May.

US safety regulators want detailed information from electric car maker Tesla about the design, operation and testing of its Autopilot technology following a fatal crash in May.

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New car sales slump in Britain in June

Sales of new cars in Britain fell in June but the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said it was too early to link that to the Brexit vote.

Sales of new cars in Britain fell in June but the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said it was too early to link that to the Brexit vote.

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Toyota recalls 3.4 million cars over fuel leak and airbag problems

Toyota is recalling nearly 3.4 million Prius and other cars to fix possible leaks from fuel emissions control units and a problem with airbag inflators made by the Swedish company Autoliv.

Toyota is recalling nearly 3.4 million Prius and other cars to fix possible leaks from fuel emissions control units and a problem with airbag inflators made by the Swedish company Autoliv.

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German watchdog probes former VW board

The German financial watchdog has filed a complaint against the entire former board of Volkswagen over possible market manipulation.

The German financial watchdog has filed a complaint against the entire former board of Volkswagen over possible market manipulation.

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Takata 'gets investment offer'

Troubled Japanese air-bag maker Takata is reportedly talking to potential investors, including US private equity firm KKR, about a bail out.

Troubled Japanese air-bag maker Takata is reportedly talking to potential investors, including US private equity firm KKR, about a bail out.

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Toyota invests in ride-hailing firm Uber

Toyota has become the latest carmaker to invest in an on-demand ride-hailing company by forging a deal with Uber. It follows General Motors investing in Lyft and Volkswagen in Gett.

Toyota has become the latest carmaker to invest in an on-demand ride-hailing company by forging a deal with Uber. It follows General Motors investing in Lyft and Volkswagen in Gett.

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Tesla production - speedy plans, but how doable?

Tesla reportedly plans to move up the launch of high-volume production of its Model 3 to 2018 which will be difficult to achieve according to some suppliers and industry analysts.

Tesla reportedly plans to move up the launch of high-volume production of its Model 3 to 2018 which will be difficult to achieve according to some suppliers and industry analysts.