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Google Expects Public in Driverless Cars in 2 to 5 Years

Jan 20
The head of self-driving cars for Google expects real people to be using them on public roads in two to five years.

What Obama, Auto Executives Say About Low Gas Prices

Jan 19
Some reaction from auto executives - and the nation's chief executive - to low gasoline prices and their impact on the industry and consumers.

Job Market, Gas Prices Linked to Economic Optimism

Jan 16
A CBS News poll suggests Americans are suddenly feeling much better about the economy. The optimism is tied to local job markets and the plummeting price of gas. Anthony Mason breaks down the numbers.

We Burn 2.7 Million Gallons a Minute, so Why's Oil so Cheap?

By Jonathan Fahey | Jan 15
The world burns enough oil-derived fuels to drain an Olympic-sized swimming pool four times every minute. Global consumption has never been higher - and is rising.

Former F1 Driver Jean-Pierre Beltoise Dies at 77

Jan 5
Jean-Pierre Beltoise, a former Formula One driver who won the Monaco Grand Prix in 1972, has died after a double stroke. He was 77. The French automobile federation (FFSA) said Monday that Beltoise died at his vacation home in Dakar, Senegal.

Chrysler Recalls 67,000 Pickup Trucks

Dec 30
Fiat Chrysler is recalling about 67,000 model year 2006 and 2007 pickups because of a problem that could allow the trucks to be started without the clutch being depressed. Chrysler said one death is associated with the problem.

NBA Players Pay to Replace Intern's Stolen Car

Dec 25
The Memphis Grizzlies are showing their softer side for the holidays. The team spread some cheer for "personnel intern" Brendon Henderson by replacing his stolen car. Veteran guard Vince Carter handed over the keys, saying, "It's the holiday season..."

Auto Industry Acts Globally, Except on Recalls

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Dec 24
When it comes to making and selling cars, the auto industry thinks and acts globally: There is near-seamless coordination between parts suppliers, factories and dealerships.

Senate Approves New Auto Safety Chief

By Joan Lowy | Dec 18
The Senate confirmed a new administrator to lead the government's auto safety agency, which faces complaints that regulators bungled two high-profile recalls involving faulty ignition switches and exploding air bags.

France to Ban Uber's Low-Cost Service in 2015

Dec 16
Uber's low-cost ride ride-hailing service will be banned in France from the start of next year, the government said Monday as hundreds of taxi drivers blocked roads around Paris to protest what they claim are its unfair business practices.

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