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USPS Is Testing Self-Driving Delivery Trucks

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has begun a two-week trial run using a self-driving tractor-trailer big rig to haul the mail between Dallas and Phoenix along U.S. Interstate-10 and other ...
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Gas Prices Highest in 8 Years, But Americans Plan to Travel More This Summer

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of the American summer driving season as millions of Americans take advantage of warm weather and a three-day weekend to barbecue, bask on ...
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Why Ford Is Cutting 10% of Its Workforce

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) has announced that it will cut about 7,000 jobs by the end of August as part of its larger restructuring. This amounts to about 10% ...
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Ford pickups

Ford F-Series Pickup Will Be America’s Best-Selling Vehicle for Years

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) sold 909,330 of its F-Series full-sized pickup last year. Through the first quarter of this year, Ford sold 214,611. In both periods, and for 36 ...
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Toyota Upset Trump Wants to Undermine Its US Sales

Anyone could have anticipated how Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) would respond after the White House announced it would protect the American car industry, its employee base and its ability ...
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A Self-Driving Taxi Fleet Won’t Make a Profit — and This Is Why

How do all the pixels burned in stories touting the benefits of fully autonomous (self-driving) vehicles stack up against the reality? Last month, for instance, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said ...
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Car Import Tariffs Delayed to See If US Can Strike a Deal With EU, Japan

One day before a decision was due on whether to impose tariffs on automobile imports, the Trump administration on Friday said it would delay a decision for up to six ...
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‘Tariff Man’ Gives Auto Import Tariffs a 6-Month Reprieve

One day before a decision was due on whether to impose tariffs on automobile imports, the Trump administration on Friday said it would delay a decision for up to six ...
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April European Auto Sales Slide for Eighth Consecutive Month

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) on Friday reported new vehicle registration totals in the European Union for the month of April. Sales declined by 0.4% year over year in ...
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Preliminary NTSB Report Discusses Tesla Autopilot in Fatal Accident From March

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) is having another day where the Tesla Autopilot driver assistance system is being highlighted around a prior fatal car accident. There remain many questions around just ...
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Ford Recalls 300,000 Fusion, Ranger Vehicles

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) announced Wednesday morning that it is recalling about 2,760 model year 2019 Ford Ranger pickups and about 270,000 model years 2013 through 2016 Fusions to ...
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Electric Cars, Buses Are Slowly Taking Over the Transportation Market

It may be difficult to visualize, but sales of passenger electric vehicles (EVs), like cars, sport utility vehicles and crossovers, have doubled in just two years. Between 2016 and 2017, ...
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These Cars Have the Highest Risk of Being Involved in a Fatal Crash

In 2017, more than 37,000 people were killed on U.S. roads and highways. As bad as that sounds, it was nearly 2% lower than the 2016 total. And based on ...
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China Starts to Export Used Cars

China's government says that there is a surplus of second-hand cars in the country. Its solution is to allow the export of some of these. What government controlled media does ...
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Battered Ford Offers Something Almost No Other Company Does — a 5.8% Yield

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) has been in the stock market doghouse for a long time. Its share price is down 34% over the past five years, while the S&P ...
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