Federal officials are investigating a crash that killed the driver of a Model S, a Tesla vehicle with a partially autonomous driving system, in a move that has major implications for the future of driverless vehicles.
Archive for month: June, 2016
Americans consume an average of 25 pounds of corn every year, and that presumably includes a mountain of ears that will be munched on that most patriotic of American holidays, the Fourth of July. Read more
California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris has issued subpoenas to oil refiners as part of an investigation into unusually high gasoline prices in California during the last year.
What do Justin Bieber and Volkswagen have in common? Well for both of them, it’s definitely “too late to say sorry.” Read more
Georgia is a beautiful country: home to the highest mountain range in Europe, incredible views … and the deadliest air pollution levels in the world. Read more
Automakers have asked for a change in the federal fuel economy program to make it easier to meet tightening emissions requirements, a move that is worrying environmental and consumer advocates.
Facing a multibillion-dollar deficit, Alaska’s governor has cut in half the annual checks that give all residents a share of the state’s oil wealth, but he kept enough money in place to award everyone a $1,000 payout.
A lawyer for Volkswagen AG said at a court hearing Thursday the German automaker believed it could fix 85,000 polluting 3.0-liter VW, Audi and Porsche diesel cars and SUVs, a move that could help the company avoid a second pricey buyback.
Within 100 miles of Sacramento, Calif., more than 1,400 new electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles are available for sale.