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Uber self-driving car unit’s safety culture slammed by NTSB

The case is being closely watched in the emerging autonomous vehicle industry, a sector that has attracted billions of dollars in investment from companies such as General Motors and Google in an attempt to transform transportation.

GM not liable for punitive damages in ignition-switch cases, court rules

The 3-0 decision by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan may help GM reduce its ultimate exposure in nationwide litigation over defective ignition switches in several Chevrolet, Pontiac and Saturn models.

Tesla supercharger ruled out as cause of N.J. fire

A local fire official said a blaze near a Wawa convenience store originated from an on-site transformer that sends power from the electric utility's line to the charging stations.

Ford, FCA supplier faces insolvency; production of several models threatened

Gill's financial problems have caused the western Michigan stamping company to breach scheduling agreements, terminate shipments and make "ransom" demands from its customers before finishing other shipments, court documents say.

Ford's head of labor affairs to retire

Bill Dirksen has led the automaker's negotiations with the UAW in each of the past two rounds of contract talks.