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Ford more confident of stronger 2019 despite 'volatile environment'

26 Apr 2019

DETROIT Ford Motor Co on Thursday posted a better-than-expected first quarter largely due to strong pickup truck sales in its core U.S. market and said it was more confident in its forecast 2019 would bring better results than last year.

UPDATE 1-Ford Q1 profit beats Wall St view, more confident of stronger '19

25 Apr 2019

DETROIT, April 25 Ford Motor Co on Thursday posted a better-than-expected first-quarter as pickup truck sales remained strong in its core U.S. market and the company expressed greater confidence in its forecast that 2019 would bring better results than last year.

Ford Motor to put $500 million into electric vehicle startup Rivian

24 Apr 2019

Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it will invest $500 million in U.S. electric vehicle startup Rivian Automotive LLC, joining Amazon.com Inc in backing the potential rival to Silicon Valley's Tesla Inc.

RPT-INSIGHT-The uphill road: battery limitations to test China's electric vehicle ambitions

16 Apr 2019

* EVs can sometimes fall far short of advertised ranges -engineers

The uphill road: battery limitations to test China's electric vehicle ambitions

16 Apr 2019

BEIJING/DETROIT It took one 330 kilometer trip from Chongqing to Chengdu in his Nio ES8, a seven-seater all-electric SUV, for its owner Wang Haichun to be consumed with buyer's remorse. | Video

RPT-INSIGHT-Inside SoftBank's push to rule the road

13 Apr 2019

April 12 SoftBank Group Corp leader Masayoshi Son has much bigger ambitions for transportation than simply seeing his investment in Uber Technologies Inc turn into more than $13 billion when the company goes public next month.

Inside SoftBank's push to rule the road

12 Apr 2019

SoftBank Group Corp leader Masayoshi Son has much bigger ambitions for transportation than simply seeing his investment in Uber Technologies Inc turn into more than $13 billion when the company goes public next month.

Americans still don't trust self-driving cars, Reuters/Ipsos poll finds

01 Apr 2019

Half of U.S. adults think automated vehicles are more dangerous than traditional vehicles operated by people, while nearly two-thirds said they would not buy a fully autonomous vehicle, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll.

World News

Europeans vote, with EU future in balance

Europeans vote on Sunday in an election expected to further dent traditional pro-EU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament, putting a potential brake on collective action in economic and foreign policy.