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Consumers need help with AV tech

In a AAA survey, 71 percent of respondents stated that they are afraid to ride in fully self-driving vehicles.

Continental divides businesses, gains flexibility

Continental chief Elmar Degenhart wants to turn the company's powertrain division into a stronger asset — whether it's spun off or listed.

A chicken in every pot, and a Dr Pepper in every cupholder

Ford Motor Co. enlisted Dr Pepper to promote the 15 cupholders in its Expedition SUV by creating a limited-edition 15-pack of cans.

AV truck startup rejects public tests

Though Ike Robotics Inc. has functional prototypes of its self-driving system, it is opting not to test on public roads for the foreseeable future.

GM hopes range, education boost EV sales

With the 2020 Bolt EV, Chevrolet says it has solved the electric vehicle range-price puzzle. But getting everyone who sells the car or may want to drive one to understand it remains a hurdle.