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Nissan starts testing semi-autonomous rides

Nissan starts testing semi-autonomous rides

Starting next month, Nissan Motor Co. will be testing on regular roads what it calls "a robo-vehicle mobility service."
Ferrari highlights aerodynamics development on new F1 car

Ferrari highlights aerodynamics development on new F1 car

Ferrari paid special attention to aerodynamics for its new Formula One car in an attempt to keep up with rival Mercedes on high-speed circuits.
GM cutback in car production at Oshawa plant to be extended: report

GM cutback in car production at Oshawa plant to be extended: report

General Motors Co. is reportedly extending a cutback in car production at its plant in Oshawa, Ont., into April and May before it begins a second shift to produce pickup trucks later this year.
German court defers ruling on banning diesel cars in cities

German court defers ruling on banning diesel cars in cities

A German court has deferred a decision on whether to allow a ban on diesel cars in cities to lower air pollution, a move that could have drastic consequences for the country's powerful auto industry.
Court considers banning diesel cars in German cities

Court considers banning diesel cars in German cities

A German court is considering whether cities should ban diesel cars to lower air pollution, a move that could have drastic consequences for the country's auto industry.
Daimler electric trucks to hit the road for tests

Daimler electric trucks to hit the road for tests

German automaker Daimler said Wednesday it would deliver battery-powered trucks to selected clients for road testing and announced major new investments in electrifying its heavy-duty line.
Vancouver cop baffled by driver's excuse for not clearing snow from windshield

Vancouver cop baffled by driver's excuse for not clearing snow from windshield

Vancouver police are reminding drivers that windshields need to be cleared of snow and ice before setting out on the road after receiving an odd justification for not doing so.
Alberta woman tracks down late mother's cherished Mustang convertible

Alberta woman tracks down late mother's cherished Mustang convertible

An Alberta woman will soon be reunited with the Ford Mustang that she inherited after her mother died from cancer, but was later forced to sell.
Ontario surpasses Quebec in 2017 electric car sales

Ontario surpasses Quebec in 2017 electric car sales

Ontario wrestled the title from Quebec as the leading province for annual electric vehicle sales last year after spending tens of millions of dollars in subsidies.
Electric vehicle advocates looking for signal of support in federal budget

Electric vehicle advocates looking for signal of support in federal budget

Ontario wrestled the title from Quebec as the leading province for annual electric vehicle sales last year after spending tens of millions of dollars in subsidies.
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Renault reports record profit as CEO Ghosn agrees to pay cut

French carmaker Renault said Friday it made record profits and sales last year, leading the board to give CEO Carlos Ghosn a new four-year term.

Ram trucks recalled to fix problem with gear shifters

Fiat Chrysler is recalling about 229,000 Ram trucks, mostly in North America, because they can be shifted out of park without a key in the ignition or a foot on the brake.

Committee pushes for ride-hailing in B.C.

Ride-hailing is on its way to British Columbia after the online services received the unanimous support of an all-party committee of the legislature on Thursday.
Jeep in hot water over ad showing SUV romping through river

Jeep in hot water over ad showing SUV romping through river

The head of one of the nation's largest fish conservation groups says Fiat Chrysler Super Bowl ads "glorified" the destruction of aquatic habitat in an apparent attempt to appeal to off-road thrill
Chipper Jones named honorary race official for Daytona 500

Chipper Jones named honorary race official for Daytona 500

Newly elected Baseball Hall of Famer Chipper Jones will serve as an honorary race official for the Daytona 500 on Sunday.
Lexus tops vehicle dependability study for 7th straight year

Lexus tops vehicle dependability study for 7th straight year

Lexus is the most dependable vehicle brand for the seventh consecutive year in J.D. Power's annual survey.
Woman charged after police stop vehicle going over 160 km/h on highway

Woman charged after police stop vehicle going over 160 km/h on highway

A woman in southern Ontario has been charged with stunt driving after police stopped a vehicle going more than 60 km/h over the speed limit.
Geneva Motor Show: What we know so far

Geneva Motor Show: What we know so far

Although the Geneva Motor Show is still a few weeks away from getting underway on March 8, most of the major companies exhibiting have already revealed much of what they're going to be showcasing. So,
GM to close auto plant in South Korea in restructuring

GM to close auto plant in South Korea in restructuring

General Motors said Tuesday it will close an underutilized factory in Gunsan, South Korea, by the end of May as part of a restructuring of its operations.