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Buick SUVs roll off the production line in Lansing, Michigan.
GM Eyes Chinese Growth as US Auto Sales Ebb
Why is GM high on China? GM auto sales there jumped 8.1% to 2.38 million units through the first eight months of the year, compared with a 4.2% drop to 1.96 million in the U.S. “It has been a surprisingly strong year.”
Tesla’s Updated Radar Technology Could Have Saved Life
Tesla's Updated Radar Technology Could Have Saved Life
CEO said the update, which should be downloadable in two weeks for models delivered after October 2014, "very likely" would have saved the life of a Florida driver who died in May after colliding with a truck.
Bangladesh Factory Fire Death Toll Rises
Bangladesh Factory Fire Death Toll Rises
Around 100 people were working at the factory on Sept. when the fire caused by an explosion in the boiler room tore through the four-storey structure on the outskirts of the capital Dhaka. As of today 31 people are confirmed dead.
GM Recalls 4.3 Million Cars, Trucks over Airbag Fault
GM Recalls 4.3 Million Cars, Trucks over Airbag Fault
GM learned of the fault from a May 17, 2016 accident of a 2014 Silverado truck in which the airbag and tensioners did not activate.
German workers package vinyl records bound for the supply chain.
GLOBAL ROUNDUP: German Exports Plunge, Fueling Slowdown Fears
German exports drop 2.6% in July, which covers the first few weeks of Brexit and fuels fears of pumping the brakes. ... Chinese auto sales, meanwhile, are rocketing, up 24.2% year-over-year.
Visitors check out the Tag Heuer connected watch.
Are Smartwatches Only for Tech Geeks and Fitness Freaks?
Smartwatches were trumpeted as The Next Big Thing, and shipments soared more than 800% from 2014 to 2015. Total shipments are still increasing, but the rate is slowing — all the way down to an expected 9.7% from 2016 to 2017. What is their future?
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Tesla Probes Dutch Fatal Crash, Says Auto-pilot Not On 5
Tesla stressed that the driver, who was killed in Wednesday's crash near the eastern Dutch town of Baarn, was not driving on auto-pilot.
Dell Finalizes Huge EMC Deal to Become Largest Tech Group
Dell Finalizes Huge EMC Deal to Become Largest Tech Group
"We are at the dawn of the next industrial revolution," said CEO Michael Dell.
Volvo, Autoliv Form Driverless Car Joint Venture
Volvo, Autoliv Form Driverless Car Joint Venture
"The new company will develop advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous drive systems for use in Volvo cars and for sale exclusively by Autoliv to all car makers globally, with revenues shared by both companies," Volvo said.
GM Settles Two ignition-switch Injury Suits
GM Settles Two ignition-switch Injury Suits
The settlements avoid potentially embarrassing trials for the large U.S. automaker, which has apologized for a car defect responsible for 124 fatalities and scores of additional injuries.
Volkswagen Chattanooga Appeals UAW Bargaining Decision 1
In August, the NLRB found that Volkswagen Group of America's refusal to negotiate was an "unlawful failure" to bargain with a certified union and ordered the company begin negotiations with the maintenance workers.
Virtual Reality Gadgets Dominate Berlin Tech Show
Smartphones and tablets have in recent years dominated the technology show, but faced with a maturing market, manufacturers are struggling to find new innovations to persuade consumers to swap their already fancy phone with an even fancier one.
US Moves to Block Deere Purchase of Monsanto Unit
US Moves to Block Deere Purchase of Monsanto Unit
"If this deal were allowed to proceed, Deere would dominate the market for high-speed precision planting systems and be able to raise prices and slow innovation at the expense of American farmers who rely on these systems," the Justice Department said.
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AstraZeneca to Pay $5 Million over China, Russia Bribes 1
AstraZeneca is the fourth pharmaceutical company in less than a year to settle foreign bribery-related allegations concerning China with U.S. market regulators.
Samsung to Build Electric Car Battery Plant in Hungary
Samsung to Build Electric Car Battery Plant in Hungary
The factory is expected to be fully operational by 2018 and produce batteries to power 50,000 electric vehicles (EVs) a year
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