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Paris holds second 'car-free day' against pollution

Paris has held its second ‘car-free day’, extending the area closed off to vehicles as the French capital takes a stand against pollution, noise and traffic…

Paris has held its second ‘car-free day’, extending the area closed off to vehicles as the French capital takes a stand against pollution, noise and traffic…

Business

Fiat Chrysler to recall 1.9 million vehicles over air bag defect

Car maker Fiat Chrysler is to recall nearly two million vehicles worldwide to resolve an air bag defect that has been linked to at least three deaths and five…

Car maker Fiat Chrysler is to recall nearly two million vehicles worldwide to resolve an air bag defect that has been linked to at least three deaths and five…

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Volkswagen emissions scandal: Australia sues car giant

Volkswagen is being sued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over its cheating emissions tests on diesel vehicles.

Volkswagen is being sued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over its cheating emissions tests on diesel vehicles.

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China: Two survive in cement-tanker crash

Two people were lucky enough to survive after their car was crushed by a cement tanker in east China’s Zhejiang Province on Monday morning.

Two people were lucky enough to survive after their car was crushed by a cement tanker in east China’s Zhejiang Province on Monday morning.

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100 million cars vulnerable to simple hack, scientists say

Up to 100 million cars could be unlocked and potentially stolen by simply copying the radio frequency used in remote control locking systems, computer scientists…

Up to 100 million cars could be unlocked and potentially stolen by simply copying the radio frequency used in remote control locking systems, computer scientists…

Business

South Korea suspends Volkswagen sales over emissions scandal

South Korea has suspended sales of most Volkswagen models for allegedly forging documents on diesel engine emissions or noise-level tests. They will now have to be re-certified.

South Korea has suspended sales of most Volkswagen models for allegedly forging documents on diesel engine emissions or noise-level tests. They will now have to be re-certified.

Business

Volkswagen profits pulled down again by emissions rigging scandal

Volkswagen has suffered a 12 percent drop in quarterly profit at its main passenger car division as it tries to overcome the toxic emissions rigging scandal.

Volkswagen has suffered a 12 percent drop in quarterly profit at its main passenger car division as it tries to overcome the toxic emissions rigging scandal.

Business

Tesla's Musk unveils plans to make electric trucks and buses

Tesla's boss Elon Musk has unveiled an ambitious expansion plan to build electric trucks and buses as well as set up car sharing and solar energy systems.

Tesla's boss Elon Musk has unveiled an ambitious expansion plan to build electric trucks and buses as well as set up car sharing and solar energy systems.

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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.

Business

Tesla misses delivery targets again

Tesla has miss its delivery target for cars for the second quarter running, blaming an "extreme" production ramp up.

Tesla has miss its delivery target for cars for the second quarter running, blaming an "extreme" production ramp up.

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25,000 Tesla automated cars to be examined

It comes after a driver of one of the vehicles was killed when it was in autopilot mode and was involved in a collision in the US.

It comes after a driver of one of the vehicles was killed when it was in autopilot mode and was involved in a collision in the US.

Science_technology

BMW unveils its 'vision' cars for the future

Like a cross between a car and an alien spaceship, BMW has unveiled the MINI Vision Next 100 – a prototype of the vehicle some of us might be driving in a few decades’…

Like a cross between a car and an alien spaceship, BMW has unveiled the MINI Vision Next 100 – a prototype of the vehicle some of us might be driving in a few decades’…

Sport

Hamilton wins Canadian GP slashing Rosberg's lead to nine points

Britain’s Lewis Hamilton won the Canadian Grand prix for the fifth time on Sunday slashing Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg’s championship lead to nine…

Britain’s Lewis Hamilton won the Canadian Grand prix for the fifth time on Sunday slashing Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg’s championship lead to nine…

Business

Tesla's Panasonic pledge hits Samsung shares

Tesla has revealed it is working exclusively with Japan's Panasonic to supply batteries for its mass-market Model 3, sending Samsung's shares down.

Tesla has revealed it is working exclusively with Japan's Panasonic to supply batteries for its mass-market Model 3, sending Samsung's shares down.

Business

Saudi Arabia invests heavily in Uber

Saudi Arabia's government investment fund has put $3.5 billion (3.1 billion euros) into Uber in a boost to the ride-hailing service's Middle East expansion.

Saudi Arabia's government investment fund has put $3.5 billion (3.1 billion euros) into Uber in a boost to the ride-hailing service's Middle East expansion.

Business

Bridgestone buying Speedy

Japanese tyre maker Bridgestone has said it is buying Speedy, the French auto chain that sells and fits tyres and exhausts.

Japanese tyre maker Bridgestone has said it is buying Speedy, the French auto chain that sells and fits tyres and exhausts.

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Fuel shortages hit France

Long queues in France at service stations due to fuel shortages after refinery output fell following stoppages over government labour law reforms.

Long queues in France at service stations due to fuel shortages after refinery output fell following stoppages over government labour law reforms.

Business

All hail the self driving car

Uber has confirmed it is testing a self-driving car in the US city of Pittsburgh.

Uber has confirmed it is testing a self-driving car in the US city of Pittsburgh.

Business

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.