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In this photo taken Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, California Gov. Jerry Brown delivers his annual State of the State address in Sacramento, Calif. Brown called for putting 5 million zero-emission vehicles on California's roads by 2030 in his speech and on Friday issued an executive order and called for a $2.5 billion investment to help reach that goal. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
January 26, 2018 - 8:39 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown outlined a $2.5 billion plan Friday to help Californians buy electric vehicles and expand a network of charging stations as part of a goal of getting 5 million zero-emission cars on the road by 2030. The ambitious proposal to transform California's car...
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January 26, 2018 - 4:40 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday outlined a $2.5 billion plan to subsidize electric vehicles and expand the network of charging stations as part of an ambitious goal of putting 5 million zero-emission vehicles on the road by 2030. The goal, outlined in an executive order, is a...
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This Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 still frame from video provided by KCBS-TV shows a Tesla Model S electric car that has crashed into a fire engine on Interstate 405 in Culver City, Calif. Two federal agencies have dispatched teams to investigate the crash of the car that may have been operating under its semi-autonomous "Autopilot" system. National Transportation Safety Board send investigators to Culver City on Tuesday, while the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed Wednesday, Jan. 24, that it is also dispatching a special team "to investigate the crash and assess lessons learned." (KCBS-TV via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 6:41 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Two federal agencies have dispatched teams to investigate the California crash of a Tesla Model S electric car that may have been operating under its semi-autonomous "Autopilot" system. It's the second time the National Transportation Safety Board and the National Highway Traffic...
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January 24, 2018 - 2:44 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the California crash of a Tesla Model S electric car that may have been operating under its semi-autonomous "Autopilot" system. It's the second time the board has looked into a Tesla crash, and likely means that it wants...
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January 22, 2018 - 5:39 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Two companies say they plan a network of fast-charging stations for battery-powered cars in Europe that will help drivers of electric vehicles travel among the region's main cities. Allego and Fortum Charge & Drive said Monday they envision 27 e-charging hubs in 20...
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FILE - This Jan.28 2013 file photo, shoiws the French car manufacturer PSA Peugeot Citroen assembly line in Aulnay-sous-Bois, north of Paris. The maker of Peugeot and Citroen cars hopes to lay off 1,300 people this year and hire another 1,300 under new labor rules championed by President Emmanuel Macron to give companies more flexibility to hire and fire. PSA is among the first big companies to apply the new rules, which came into effect this month(AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
January 17, 2018 - 10:06 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The CEO of France-based automaker PSA Group says it will offer 40 electric models across its lineup by 2025, and it plans to sell vehicles in the U.S. within 10 years. Carlos Tavares told the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit on Wednesday night that PSA already offers...
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The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado High Country pickup is unveiled, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Detroit. The Silverado is the second-best selling vehicle in the U.S. and is outsold only by Ford's F-Series pickups. Big pickup truck sales rose nearly 6 percent last year to almost 2.4 million, even though total U.S. auto sales dropped 2 percent. One in every seven vehicles sold last year was a full-size pickup. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
January 17, 2018 - 12:02 am
DETROIT (AP) — The North American International Auto Show in Detroit opened to the press this week with one big question hanging in the air: How will autonomous vehicles change the industry? The answer is still unclear. In the meantime, automakers continue to put out new vehicles of all shapes and...
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January 16, 2018 - 6:34 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The North American International Auto Show in Detroit opened to the press this week with one big question hanging in the air: How will autonomous vehicles change the industry? The answer is still unclear. In the meantime, automakers continue to put out new vehicles of all shapes and...
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January 14, 2018 - 5:22 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the Detroit auto show (all times local): 2:45 p.m. U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao says the auto and tech industries need to allay public fears of self-driving vehicles. During a speech at the start of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit,...
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January 12, 2018 - 12:20 am
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says it is making the first mass-production autonomous car without a steering wheel or pedals. The company says it has filed a petition with the federal government seeking permission to put the vehicles on the road sometime next year with no human backup drivers. GM's...
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