Regulation And Safety

McLaren 720S crashes one day after purchase

A second McLaren 720S crashes this year, a reminder that the hyper-performance car has its limits.


Ford recalls 550,000 Fusions, Escapes for potential rollaway risk

Ford is recalling nearly 550,000 2013-16 Fusion sedans and 2013-14 Escape crossovers for a potential rollaway risk because of faulty shifter cable bushings.

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U.S. Senate to Trump: Slow down on escalating tariffs

In an 88-11 vote Wednesday, the Senate approved a symbolic motion backing a role for Congress in requiring tariffs based on national security, such as those President Trump has imposed on steel and aluminum imports and is contemplating on light vehicles.

Criminal case sheds light on Apple self-driving car tech

Apple has kept tight wraps on its ambitions for self-driving cars, declining to acknowledge them at all publicly until it wrote a letter to U.S. transportation regulators in late 2016 urging them not to restrict testing of the vehicles.


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