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  • BENGALURU/ DETROIT, July 26- A widening rift between electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors Inc and Mobileye NV sent shares of the Israeli maker of driving-assistance chips and software plunging on Tuesday. Mobileye shares, which have been wildly popular with institutional and tech investors, were down 12.6 percent to $43.09 at mid-morning, after the company...

  • —$12,500 to $44, 000: Range of values for the affected Volkswagen diesels before the scandal became public on Sept. 18, 2015. Owners who sell their cars back to VW would get the clean trade-in value as determined by the National Automobile Dealers Association depending on the model, age, mileage and options on their car. —$5,100 to $10, 000: Amount of additional...

  • SEOUL, South Korea— Hyundai Motor Co. has reported a tenth straight quarterly profit decline due to weak demand for passenger sedans and higher marketing expenses for its luxury brand, despite improved China sales. Hyundai also spent more on marketing to promote its luxury brand Genesis ahead of new vehicle launches in the U.S. Passenger sedans have been...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— A nearly $15 billion settlement over Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal cleared a key hurdle Tuesday, with a federal judge giving preliminary approval to the deal that includes an option for owners to have the carmaker buy back their vehicles. The German carmaker has agreed to spend up to $10 billion buying back or repairing about 475,000...

  • Tesla Motors' mass-market Model 3 electric cars are seen in this handout picture from Tesla Motors on March 31, 2016.

    Ever since Tesla announced plans to build a battery plant in Nevada, investors have started paying attention to the silver state's lithium deposits.

  • MONTREAL— Canada's transport minister says the rail car model involved in a fiery crash that killed 47 people in Quebec three years ago will no longer be allowed to transport oil in Canada as of Nov. 1. Marc Garneau said Monday that older tankers, called DOT-111 cars, and a version jacketed with an extra layer of metal to make it stronger will be taken out of service by...

  • DIY self-driving car?

    Sebastian Thrun, founder of Udacity and Stanford professor, discusses nanotechnology degrees for making self-driving cars.

  • Customers look at a Jeep vehicle for sale on the sales lot of a Chrysler Jeep Dodge dealership in Miami.

    A review conducted by Fiat Chrysler from mid-2015 found U.S. sales figures were inflated by 5,000 to 6,000 vehicles, the Automotive News reported.

  • DETROIT, July 25- An internal review begun at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in 2015 found its U.S. sales figures were inflated, partly due to pressure to keep a year-over-year monthly sales streak alive, the Automotive News reported on Monday, citing two sources at the automaker. The inflating of the sales figures was ended by Reid Bigland, head of Fiat Chrysler's U.S....

  • BRUSSELS/ BERLIN, July 25- Europe's Commissioner for Justice is working with EU consumer groups to pressure Volkswagen to compensate clients in Europe as it has in the United States over the diesel emissions scandal. The German carmaker has pledged up to $15.3 billion to compensate 475,000 owners of VW diesel-powered cars, but has so far rejected such calls for...

  • SALT LAKE CITY— Car dealers in Utah are pushing back against Tesla's court effort to sell its sleek electronic cars in the state. Tesla is asking the Utah Supreme Court to reverse a state decision blocking it from selling new cars at its $3 million showroom in Salt Lake City. They contend allowing Tesla to sell directly to customers would stifle competition,...

  • July 23- Tesla Motors Inc and SolarCity Corp have made progress in putting together a deal that will merge the electric car maker and the solar panel installer, people familiar with the matter said. The two companies, which count billionaire Elon Musk as a major shareholder, are in the final stages of carrying out due diligence on each other, and could agree on the...

  • *Apple targeted after South China Sea ruling. HONG KONG, July 24- Apple Inc found itself on the receiving end of a small, short-lived anti-U.S. protest this week in China, the tech firm's biggest overseas market and a country where foreign firms have suffered damaging boycotts following international spats. "There's not much Apple or any other foreign firm can do to...

  • WASHINGTON, July 22- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Friday it is recalling nearly 410,000 vehicles worldwide because of a defect that can lead to a loss of propulsion. The automaker said it will update software and replace wire harnesses to address the electronic issue that appears in a small number of vehicles. The recall includes about 323,000 vehicles...

  • DETROIT— Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 410,000 vehicles worldwide because a wiring problem can cause them to move slowly. The company said Friday that the recall covers some Jeep Renegade and Cherokee SUVs, Chrysler 200 sedans and Ram ProMaster City vans from the 2015 model year. Vehicles built after Sept. 23, 2014 aren't affected.

  • Jay Leno’s Garage: Highlight Clip - “Top Gun

    “Anarchy on Wheels” - This 1930 Bentley may look ordinary but it’s not. It has a massive airplane engine inside. This 800 horsepower engine is the equivalent of 27 Toyota engines combined. The car also has no seatbelts. Yikes!

  • Jay Leno’s Garage: Highlight Clip -

    "Anarchy on Wheels” - For the first time in he life Jay Leno climbs (literally) behind the wheel of a massive Monster Truck. The truck is called “Survivor” and that’s the right name because all Jay wants to do is survive the double steering mechanism.

  •  Jay Leno’s Garage: Highlight Clip - “Cannonball Run

    "Anarchy on Wheels” - Jay Leno is no stranger to driving fast but this is something entirely new. Sidecar racing requires the driver to essentially kneel and lean forward against the front of the vehicle.

  • WASHINGTON, July 22- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Friday it is recalling nearly 410,000 vehicles worldwide because of a defect that can lead to a loss of propulsion. The automaker said it will update software and replace wire harnesses to address the electronic issue that appears in a small number of vehicles. The recall includes about 323,000 vehicles...

  •  Jay Leno’s Garage: Highlight Clip - “Mad Max”

    “Anarchy on Wheels” - Today, Jay Leno goes off the beaten path and ends up in the Thunderdome. These post-apocalyptic cars are part of an annual event known as Wasteland Weekend. Be careful, Jay!