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US closes 7-year probe into Ford Fusion power steering failures without seeking further recalls

US closes 7-year probe into Ford Fusion power steering failures without seeking further recalls

U.S. auto safety regulators have closed a seven-year investigation into complaints about power-assisted steering failures in Ford Fusions without seeking additional recalls.
Less is more? Consumers have fewer choices as brands prune their offerings to focus on best sellers

Less is more? Consumers have fewer choices as brands prune their offerings to focus on best sellers

NEW YORK (AP) — How much choice is too much? Apparently for Coca-Cola, it's about 400 different types of drinks.
Mobileye CEO Shashua expects more autonomous vehicles on the road in 2 years as tech moves ahead

Mobileye CEO Shashua expects more autonomous vehicles on the road in 2 years as tech moves ahead

DETROIT (AP) — Six years ago, automakers and tech companies thought they were on the cusp of putting thousands of self-driving robotaxis on the street to carry passengers without a human driver.
Remote software updates transforming auto industry, experts say

Remote software updates transforming auto industry, experts say

TORONTO — Picture a broken-down car at the side of the road. Most likely, it's an image of a frustrated driver looking under the hood or using their phone to call for help. But that may be changing.

Elon Musk's Neuralink moves legal home to Nevada after Delaware judge invalidates his Tesla pay deal

Elon Musk’s brain implant company Neuralink has moved its legal corporate home from Delaware to Nevada after a Delaware judge struck down Musk's $55.8 billion pay package as CEO of Tesla.
Magna International reports Q4 profit and sales up from year earlier, raises dividend

Magna International reports Q4 profit and sales up from year earlier, raises dividend

TORONTO — Magna International Inc. raised its dividend as it reported its fourth-quarter profit and sales rose compared with a year ago. The auto parts maker, which keeps its books in U.S. dollars, says it will pay a quarterly dividend of 47.
Chinese technology company lashes back at US claims it has ties to military

Chinese technology company lashes back at US claims it has ties to military

BANGKOK (AP) — A Nasdaq-listed Chinese technology company that makes parts for self-driving vehicles is threatening to sue the U.S. government after it was included in a list of companies the Pentagon says have links to the Chinese military.
Indonesian presidential vote highlights tradeoffs between fast growth and a healthy environment

Indonesian presidential vote highlights tradeoffs between fast growth and a healthy environment

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A presidential election in Indonesia, the world's third-largest democracy, is highlighting choices to be made as the country seeks to profit from its rich reserves of nickel and other resources that are vital to the global t
Ottawa to explore tougher auto-theft penalties, curb access to tools used by bandits

Ottawa to explore tougher auto-theft penalties, curb access to tools used by bandits

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is looking to put a dent in automobile theft by finding ways to ban devices commonly used to steal vehicles and eyeing tougher criminal penalties for perpetrators.
In possible test of federal labor law, Georgia could make it harder for some workers to join unions

In possible test of federal labor law, Georgia could make it harder for some workers to join unions

ATLANTA (AP) — As Georgia shovels out billions in economic incentives to electric vehicle manufacturers and other companies, the state's ruling Republicans are moving to make it harder for workers at those firms to join labor unions, in what could be