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Toyota Takes Self-Driving Cars Off Road After Uber Accident killed woman in Arizona

Toyota EV The fatal accident involving an autonomous vehicle operated by the ride-hailing service Uber has prompted one automaker to temporarily halt its testing of self-driving cars on public roads. The accident on Sunday night in Tempe, Arizona, prompted Uber to halt its tests on the streets of four cities: Tempe, Pittsburgh, San Francisco

“Made in China” e-buses to be used in world’s 1st all-electric long-distance routes

Berlin (Xinhua) - German intercity bus company FlixBus is investing in e-buses produced by Chinese bus makers and planning to test them on their long-distance routes for the first time in the world. According to the Munich-based bus company, the first all-electric e-bus will begin test operations between Paris and Amiens, France in

U.S. probes air bag failures in deadly Hyundai, Kia car crashes

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Saturday it is opening a probe into why some airbags failed to deploy in Hyundai and Kia vehicles after crashes in which four people were reportedly killed and another six injured. The agency said it was reviewing 425,000 2012-2013 Kia Forte and

Volkswagen set to ‘kill’ the Beetle

Volkswagen has announced that one of its old iconic models, the Beetle, is set for extermination, after a long and storied history dating back eight decades. Speaking at the Geneva motor show on Monday, VW’s Head of Research and Design, Frank Welsch, said that the production version of the company’s ID

Honda presents new CR-V that keeps sleepy driver awake

Honda has introduced to Nigeria its fifth generation CR-V, which appears to have undergone a complete change in virtually all departments, all aimed at giving its buyers/riders maximum comfort, safety and entertainment. Built with a bold and sophisticated design, the 2018 Honda CR-V hopes to be a benchmark for the compact

Automakers roll out new battery-powered cars at Geneva show

Global automakers are rolling out more electric vehicles at the Geneva International Motor Show as they try to challenge Tesla and get ahead of a disruptive shift in transportation toward lower-emission and autonomous vehicles. For the European carmakers, the mood at the event could be unsettled by U.S. President Donald Trump’s