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December 6, 2018 2:32 AM Uber plans smaller, more cautious self-driving car launch

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc’s UBER.UL is plotting the return of its self-driving cars, but the company known for its hard-charging style is taking a much more conservative approach as it tries to recover from a fatal accident that upended its autonomous vehicle program. After it receives approval from the state of Pennsylvania, Uber plans to begin 188

November 16, 2018 9:15 PM Irv Gordon, who drove his 1966 Volvo over 3 million miles, dead at 78

Irv Gordon, a New York schoolteacher who became world famous for driving his 1966 Volvo 1800 S over 3 million miles, died on Thursday at age 78. Gordon has been a cult hero among Volvo fans for decades, having set the world record for most miles driven by a car’s original owner in 1998 when his red coupe broke the 1.69 million-mile mark, thanks to his 125-mile 184

October 24, 2018 11:45 PM Daimler Starts Ride-Hailing Venture with China’s Geely

Premium ride-hailing company will use Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz cars and electric vehicles made by Geely SHANGHAI—Daimler AG and Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. will form a premium ride-hailing company in China, using the German auto maker’s Mercedes-Benz cars and electric vehicles made by Geely, the companies said Wednesday. A partnership between the Chinese 117

October 17, 2018 8:48 PM U.S. environmental agency says in talks with Volvo over emissions issue

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Wednesday it has been in talks with Volvo over the last few weeks about an issue with catalytic converters causing some of its vehicles to exceed nitrogen oxide emission limits. Volvo warned a day earlier that some of its truck and bus engines could be exceeding limits for nitrogen 106

October 17, 2018 3:40 PM U.S. environmental agency says has been in talks with AB Volvo over emissions issue

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Wednesday it has been in talks with Volvo over the last few weeks about an issue with their catalytic converters that was causing some vehicles to exceed nitrogen oxide emission limits. Volvo warned a day earlier that some of its truck and bus engines could be exceeding limits for nitrogen 106

September 10, 2018 11:20 AM Volvo Extends CEO’s Contract as It Hits Brakes on IPO

Geely extends Samuelsson’s tenure, but trade tensions hit IPO plans BERLIN—Volvo Cars has extended the contract of its chief executive for two years amid growing uncertainties over plans by the company’s Chinese owner to take the Swedish premium car brand public. Hakan Samuelsson’s contract, which was due to expire in 2020, had now been extended to 2022, Volvo 53

July 27, 2018 3:43 AM EPA will enforce 'glider truck' limits after states sue

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s acting chief said late Thursday the government will withdraw a decision to lift strict sales limits on remanufactured heavy duty vehicles known as “glider trucks”. The vehicles have a used engine in a new frame and rules introduced under former U.S. President Barack Obama, a Democrat 92

July 18, 2018 8:10 PM U.S. court blocks EPA decision not to enforce 'glider truck' limits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Wednesday temporarily blocked a decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that would have lifted strict limits on the number of remanufactured heavy duty vehicles known as “glider trucks” that could be sold. The vehicles have a used engine in a new frame and rules introduced under former President 99

June 22, 2018 1:31 PM Report: Uber driver streaming "The Voice" just before crash

Report: Uber driver streaming "The Voice" just before crash The human backup driver in an autonomous Uber SUV was streaming the television show "The Voice" just before the vehicle struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March, according to a published report. The Arizona Republic reported that the driver was streaming the musical talent show on Hulu in the moments 87

June 8, 2018 6:38 PM 2019 Volvo XC40: Routine Ride, Premium Price

The Swedish brand’s latest crossover limps out of the garage with a weak throttle, finicky menu system, grabby brakes and disappointing suspension. Dan Neil takes it for a ride in the slow lane I DO MUCH of my independent market research at my kids’ school, waiting with other parents for the walk-homes to be let out. The playground is a little tribal 57