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Waymo unveils self-driving taxi service in Arizona for paying customers

05 Dec 2018

CHANDLER, Ariz. Alphabet's Waymo on Wednesday launched a significant development in its costly, decade-long quest for autonomous transportation: self-driving taxis that actually generate fares. | Video

How Waymo compares to U.S. rivals in the race for robotaxis

05 Dec 2018

SAN FRANCISCO Waymo, Alphabet's self-driving unit, launched on Wednesday the first commercial automated ride-hailing service of its size among the main U.S. companies vying to dominate the still nascent market.

Factbox: How Waymo compares to U.S. rivals in the race for robotaxis

05 Dec 2018

SAN FRANCISCO Waymo, Alphabet's self-driving unit, launched on Wednesday the first commercial automated ride-hailing service of its size among the main U.S. companies vying to dominate the still nascent market.

FACTBOX-How Waymo compares to U.S. rivals in the race for robotaxis

05 Dec 2018

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 5 Waymo, Alphabet's self-driving unit, launched on Wednesday the first commercial automated ride-hailing service of its size among the main U.S. companies vying to dominate the still nascent market.

Volvo Cars has no current plans for stockmarket listing - CEO

29 Nov 2018

STOCKHOLM/LOS ANGELES Volvo Cars, owned by China's Geely [GEELY.UL], has no current plans to go for a stockmarket listing, its chief executive said, more than two months after the Swedish carmaker postponed its flotation blaming trade tensions and an automotive stocks downturn.

BMW mulls converting hybrids to electric only mode in polluted cities

29 Nov 2018

LOS ANGELES BMW said it can force its hybrid cars switch to an electric-only mode in heavily polluted inner-city areas, helping its vehicles compete with pure battery-driven rivals as a raft of cities seek to create emissions-free zones.

Volkswagen planning new North America factory for electric vehicles

29 Nov 2018

LOS ANGELES Volkswagen is deciding where to locate a new factory in North America to build electric vehicles for the U.S. market, the German automaker's new head for the Americas said on Wednesday.

Trump nimmt wegen GM gesamte Autoindustrie ins Visier

28 Nov 2018

Washington/Los Angeles Nach der Ankündigung von General Motors zum Abbau Tausender Arbeitsplätze in Nordamerika fährt US-Präsident Donald Trump schwere Geschütze gegen die Autokonzerne auf.

BMW chief says considering second U.S. manufacturing plant

28 Nov 2018

LOS ANGELES BMW is considering a second U.S. manufacturing plant that could produce engines and transmissions, Chief Executive Harald Krueger said on Tuesday, shortly after a report that U.S. President Donald Trump would impose tariffs on imported cars from next week. | Video

U.S. securities regulator subpoenas Tesla on Model 3 production estimates

05 Nov 2018

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