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Nissan Recalls About 105K Cars to Replace Takata Air Bags
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Musk Says He's Talking with Saudi Fund to Take Tesla Private

Nissan Recalls About 105K Cars to Replace Takata Air Bags

By Tom Krisher |
Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund would be the main source of money for Tesla CEO Elon Musk's grand plan to take the company private, but the deal isn't done yet,...

Musk Says He's Talking with Saudi Fund to Take Tesla Private

Musk Says He's Talking with Saudi Fund to Take Tesla Private

By Tom Krisher | Aug 13
Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund would be the main source of money for Tesla CEO Elon Musk's grand plan to take the company private, but the deal isn't done yet, Musk disclosed in a blog on Monday.

Suzuki, Mazda, Yamaha Admit Using Fake Vehicle Emission Data

Suzuki, Mazda, Yamaha Admit Using Fake Vehicle Emission Data

By Mari Yamaguchi | Aug 10
Japanese automakers Suzuki Motor Corp., Mazda Motor Corp. and Yamaha Motor Co. have admitted using falsified emissions data to inspect their new vehicles after the government ordered the industry to review its procedures.

80% of Drivers Admit to Using a Mobile Device While Driving

80% of Drivers Admit to Using a Mobile Device While Driving

Aug 10
Root Insurance asked 2,000 ordinary Americans about decisions they make behind the wheel every day. What they found was illuminating -- and a little bit scary.

4 Pro Tips for Ignoring Your Phone While Driving

4 Pro Tips for Ignoring Your Phone While Driving

Aug 9
We've all heard the spiel: it's dangerous to drive while distracted and you shouldn't do it. But that's all just talk. How do you actually make the change? Here are four concrete tips Root drivers have found to be helpful.

Testing Finds Flaws with Car Electronic Car Safety Systems

Testing Finds Flaws with Car Electronic Car Safety Systems

By Tom Krisher | Aug 7
Cars and trucks with electronic driver assist systems may not see stopped vehicles and could even steer you into a crash if you're not paying attention, an insurance industry group warns.