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There is a new challenger in the self-driving industry, and it is Robot Taxi. The company has some major plans that could shakeup the industry.

VW draws up refit plan for cars in pollution scam

Volkswagen revealed Tuesday it had drawn up a plan to refit millions of vehicles in a worldwide pollution-cheating scam, as its new chief vowed to act ruthlessly to overcome the "severest test" in the car giant's history.

Man sets car and gas pump on fire trying to kill a spider

A motorist in Michigan got more than he bargained for when he stopped at a gas station to fill his tank. When he tried to kill a spider, surveillance footage caught the whole incident for all the world to see.

Fearing loss of TTIP deal, car industry buried U.S. safety report

The auto industry is accused of withholding a report showing U.S. cars are not as safe as European vehicles, for fear that the findings would scuttle the drive to unify safety standards as part of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership deal.

This car is designed to hit 1,000 mph

The Bloodhound Super-Sonic Car is in development, with an aim of challenging the land-speed record. This week the designers put the near-complete vehicle on display in London.

At least four killed in bus crash in Seattle

A charter bus and a tourist vehicle collided in Seattle, Washington, resulting in several deaths and numerous injuries, including several critical.

OPP: Traffic fatalities due to no seatbelts on rise, 6 in a week

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) issued a statement today that details an alarming rise in deaths in car accidents due to no seatbelts. They say the number of people who have died because they did not buckle up is continuing to rise.

Volkswagen faces new probes into pollution cheating scandal

Shares in Volkswagen plunged further on Tuesday as the German auto giant faced fast-spreading worldwide investigations and a potentially huge financial hit from the snowballing scandal about cheating US pollution tests.VW shares shed as much as 6.

German auto giant Volkswagen slams into huge false emission scam

German auto giant Volkswagen's shares plummeted nearly 20 percent Monday as investigations spread into revelations that hundreds of thousands of its diesel cars have software that secretly thwarts US pollution tests.

Berlin orders 'extensive tests' on all Volkswagen diesel models 

The German government has ordered extensive tests on all Volkswagen diesel models, Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt told Bild on Monday, after it was revealed the company had programmed software to thwart US pollution control tests.

Hacking sends shivers through brave new world of digital cars

The connected car may be catching everyone's imagination at this year's IAA auto show. But the new technology also brings with it new dangers, such as hacking.

BMW CEO collapses at auto show

Harald Krueger, the Chief Executive Officer of BMW, collapsed during a news conference at Frankfurt Auto Show in Germany.

Spanish police arrest man caught speeding in Facebook video

Spanish police have arrested a man for speeding after spotting a video on Facebook of him driving at 184 kilometres (115 miles) an hour, police said Sunday.

Nine vehicles hit by gunfire in Arizona in past 10 days

A 10-mile long stretch of Interstate 10 in Phoenix, Arizona is not the safest road to travel anymore. Since August 29, nine vehicles have been fired on by an unknown shooter. Officials say it's only a matter of time before someone is killed.

Russian 5-year-olds dig tunnel out of nursery 'to buy Jaguar'

Two five-year-old Russian boys used spades to dig their way out of their kindergarten and set off on a mission to buy a Jaguar sports car, Komsomolskaya Pravda daily reported Tuesday.

City of Toronto withdraws more than 800,000 parking tickets

On September 4, the city of Toronto withdrew hundreds of thousands of parking tickets. The number of tickets the city withdrew was around 880,000.

After Humvee, U.S. Army to unleash latest beast

First there was the Jeep, then came the Humvee. Now the US military has a new all-purpose vehicle that's destined to become another emblem of American fighting power: the JLTV.

New York cabs get smart in battle with Uber

As New York taxi drivers face surging competition from smartphone cab services, the traditional taxi force in the city that never sleeps is preparing to push back against the likes of Uber.

Paris to ban motor vehicles for an entire day

The capital of France will ban motor vehicles for a single day next month. This will allow visitors to experience Paris without motorized traffic.

Abandoned car found at the bottom of 20-foot sinkhole

A $30,000 automobile was found crashed in the bottom of a sinkhole in Toronto in the early morning hours Sunday, according to authorities.

Gas prices are dropping but will we see $2?

The U.S. is already baffled by low fuel prices this year and experts are expecting those prices to continue to drop. Some are even expecting the prices to get as low as $2 this winter.

Tesla to test its Autopilot system using current Model S owners

With the introduction of Tesla's highly anticipated Autopilot system inching closer, the electric-car maker is beta-testing the technology using current Model S owners.

Traffic deaths put U.S. on track for deadliest year since 2007

The fatality rate from traffic accidents has jumped an astonishing 14 percent in the first six months of 2015, on track to making this year the worst for traffic deaths since 2007, according to the nonprofit National Safety Council (NSC).

Car hack reveals peril on the road to Internet of Things

A software glitch that allows hackers commandeer a Jeep Cherokee while on the move is just a glimpse of dangers on the road ahead for the Internet of Things.

320,000 Dodge Chargers recalled due to faulty airbag problems

If you own a Dodge Charger that was made between 2011-2015, don't slam the door. Why? It seems that some Dodge Chargers have a flaw that can cause airbags in some models to deploy if their doors are slammed or kicked.