Automobile

Shenzhen accelerates China's driverless car dreams
In Shenzhen the autonomous vehicle industry appears to be changing gears, with trial robotaxis fast becoming a common sight
Chip makers have a message for car makers: Your turn to pay
The shortages of computer chips that forced global automakers to scrap production plans are easing - at a new and permanent cost to the car companies
Baidu unveils autonomous vehicle without steering wheel
China's search engine giant Baidu Inc on Thursday unveiled its new autonomous vehicle (AV) with a detachable steering wheel, with plans to put it to use for its robotaxi service in China next year.
How China became ground zero for the auto chip shortage
From his small office in Singapore, Kelvin Pang is ready to wager a $23 million payday that the worst of the chip shortage is not over for automakers – at least in China.
Hyundai Motor launches first electric sedan, taking on Tesla
Hyundai Motor Co on Thursday launched its first electric sedan, Ioniq 6, which the South Korean automaker is betting will help it grab a bigger share of the electric vehicle (EV) market dominated by T ...
India's Maruti Suzuki to phase out pure petrol-powered cars in 10 years
Automaker Maruti Suzuki India Ltd will phase out vehicles that run completely on petrol in seven to ten years, the Economic Times newspaper reported on Monday, citing a senior executive.
Tesla hit by new lawsuit alleging racial abuse against Black workers
Fifteen Black former or current employees at Tesla filed a lawsuit against the electric car maker on Thursday, alleging they were subjected to racial abuse and harassment at its factories.
Toyota charts new course in India with its first mass-market hybrid car
Toyota Motor Corp on Friday unveiled its first mass-market hybrid car for India, a sport utility vehicle (SUV), charting a new course for the Japanese automaker in one of the world's fastest-growing c ...
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