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Two Fiat Chrysler Workers Die After Positive Virus Tests

Two workers at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV factories who tested positive for the coronavirus have died, according to the United Auto Workers union. One of the employees worked at Fiat Chrysler’s truck assembly plant in Sterling Heights, Michigan, and the …

Amazon To Showcase Its Transportation Drive at World’s Largest Tech Show

From making cars talk using Alexa’s voice to managing data from factories full of robots, Amazon.com Inc wants a big piece of the action in transportation, and this week at CES will unveil more about its strategy to achieve that …

Daimler, BMW Exiting North American Car-Sharing Market, Cutting in Europe

WASHINGTON — BMW AG and Daimler AG said Wednesday they plan to exit the North American car-sharing market, with the joint venture partners halting operations in Montreal, New York, Seattle, Washington, D.C., and Vancouver, as they focus on the European …

Carmakers and Repair Shops Clash as Automation Upends Aftermarket

The rapid rise of crash-avoidance technology has set carmakers and repair shops on course for a collision that could determine who controls the $800 billion auto aftermarket in the digital age. Given the unprecedented sophistication of the systems, which include …

FCC Taking ‘Fresh Look’ at Opening Key Spectrum Band for Automakers

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to vote in June on launching a new review of a key spectrum band reserved for automakers that could boost Wi-Fi use, a person briefed on the matter said on Tuesday. In …

U.S. Senator Seeks Information on Carmaker Efforts to Thwart Hackers

A U.S. senator has asked 20 of the world’s biggest automakers for information on how they secure their vehicles from cyber attacks, in light of reports by security experts who say they have identified ways to hack into cars. Edward …