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Virtual crash, real injuries: Now, that's a simulator

“. . . So Realistic It Can Break Your Wrists,” Popularmechanics.com Is Grand Theft Auto not exciting enough for you? For $54,000, you can strap...


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Latest self-driving Google car heading to public streets

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — The latest version of Google’s self-driving car — a pod-like two-seater that needs no gas pedal or steering wheel —...


Auto

What you need to know about the Takata air bag recall

DETROIT — A recall of air bags made by Japanese auto parts supplier Takata Corp. now has the dubious distinction of being the largest in U.S. history. The...


Auto

Takata air bag recall doubles to nearly 34 million

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million air bags defective, a move that will double the number...


Auto

Road rage out of control in China

BEIJING — The horrific incident shocked the nation when it went viral in China earlier this month: a woman dragged from her car, thrown to the ground and...




Auto

US agency to hold hearing on Fiat Chrysler recall compliance

DETROIT — The U.S. government’s highway safety agency says it will hold a rare public hearing in July to determine if Fiat Chrysler failed to notify...


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Death toll from defective GM ignition switches rises to 100

DETROIT — The death toll from faulty ignition switches in small cars made by General Motors has reached 100. The families of the victims are being offered...


Auto

Google acknowledges 11 accidents with its self-driving cars

LOS ANGELES — Google Inc. has revealed that its self-driving cars have been in 11 minor traffic accidents since it began experimenting with the technology six...


Education

Davis schools show muscle in automotive repair competition

SANDY — Half of the teams that qualified at the state level of the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills competition were from Davis County schools. “We've...


Auto

GM's Barra doesn't want to consolidate with Fiat Chrysler

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — General Motors Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra said that her company doesn’t need to get involved in Sergio Marchionne’s...


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