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JLR researcher gets sick so you don't have to

Preventing carsickness. It's next on the new mobility to-do list.

The final say...

Waymo is planning to launch the world's first commercial robotaxi service.

Don't dismiss warnings of retail upheaval

While NADA leaders and many dealers expect evolutionary, not revolutionary, change, they aren't sticking their heads in the sand.

First Shift: In stunning downfall, Ghosn arrested for misconduct, Nissan to seek ouster

In stunning downfall, Ghosn arrested for misconduct, Nissan to seek ouster; Diess vows to catch up to Waymo; Toyota, Mazda break ground in Ala.; Dodge Challenger defies odds.

Ex-Bosch engineers seek to make self-driving cars safer
Stephen Nellis |

A company formed by two veteran Bosch engineers is seeking to make the open-source software that powers many experimental self-driving cars safe and reliable.

Uber has a new rival in the world's most congested city
Kevin Buckland |

China' Didi Chuxing says it will butt heads with Uber in Mexico City, Latin America's biggest metropolis, starting as soon as next month. And a startup owned by Daimler also is coming to town.

Ford open to investors in autonomous vehicles but cautious on VW, Hackett says
Joseph White |

Ford CEO Jim Hackett says the automaker is open to investment by automakers and others in its autonomous vehicle business, but cautioned that expanding partnerships with German automaker Volkswagen AG is a "delicate dance."

Ford's blueprint to turn self-driving tech into profits
Pete Bigelow | @PeterCBigelow |

Just because Ford doesn't have plans to launch a commercial business with autonomous vehicles until 2021 does not necessarily mean the company is behind, argues Sherif Marakby, CEO of Ford Autonomous Vehicles.

First Shift: Hackett: Ford in 'delicate dance' with VW

Hackett: Ford in 'delicate dance' with VW; Mulally upbeat on Ford; AutoNation's Fair deal; Dems to demand changes to trade deal; Krafcik: AVs have limits; Tennis star's new Nissan.

Uber revenue slows as quarterly loss surges to $1.1 billion
Eric Newcomer |

Uber's sales are dramatically slowing even as the ride-hailing company is spending more to fuel global growth, particularly in its food delivery business.

Data shows grim picture of driving behavior near schools
Pete Bigelow | @PeterCBigelow |

A leading traffic analytics company has compiled a detailed portrait of driver behavior on roads surrounding more than 125,000 schools across the country.

Scooter startup Lime launches car-sharing service in Seattle
Joshua Brustein |

Lime, the scooter startup company that has spread bikes and scooters around the country over the last year, will start spreading around Lime-branded cars, too.


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