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Tesla chief Elon Musk on Saturday sued Alameda County, home to the electric carmaker’s Fremont manufacturing plant, and threatened to withdraw Tesla from California altogether

Tesla chief Elon Musk on Saturday sued Alameda County, home to the electric carmaker’s Fremont manufacturing plant, and threatened to withdraw Tesla f(...)

Hyundai and Uber’s all-electric full-scale electric air taxi, S-AI, is displayed during CES, the world’s largest annual consumer technology trade show. Photograph: David Becker/Getty

The chief executive of Toyota was on familiar ground when he told CES, the world’s largest electronics show in Las Vegas, that “no one wants a crystal(...)

For 2020, 170,000 visitors are expected to see the latest products, both serious and silly, from 4,500 companies in fields as various as the internet of things, 5G and augmented reality

The world’s biggest technology event will kick off the new decade in Las Vegas on Tuesday, with some of the world’s best-known companies vying with hu(...)

The Alphabet unit, which began life a decade ago as Google’s self-driving car project, said it hoped the release would fuel research into self-driving technologies by adding to the body of data that could be drawn upon

In a bid to shorten the lengthy process of teaching cars to drive themselves, Waymo announced on Wednesday that it would make “the largest fully self-(...)

While the auto industry gathers in Shanghai for one of the big automotive gatherings of the year, the industry’s focus is on the stern challenge facing Europe’s car industry from 2020

While the auto industry gathers in Shanghai for one of the big automotive gatherings of the year, the focus is not only on a declining Chinese market (...)

Actor Owen Roe winner of the Special Tribute Award at the 22nd Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Owen Roe takes his comedy seriously. A few years ago, on tour in the US with the Gate’s production of Endgame, he was aghast to discover during a semi(...)

VW is in effect opening a new line of business as it offers rivals its expertise in electric technology, which it plans to invest €30 billion in between 2019 and 2023

Volkswagen has agreed to license its electric chassis to a German start-up in a new phase for the world’s largest carmaker as it seeks to rapidly beco(...)

Volkswagen said the issue concerns 1.2-litre, EA-189 engines. There are roughly 500,000 such cars globally

Volkswagen has informed Germany’s transport authority that half a million cars recalled for a fix after the diesel scandal may still be equipped with (...)

The VW passenger car brand already sells electric versions of its Golf and Up models, but in 2019 it will begin to sell a new line of “ID” cars (above),  a concept that have been designed to be electric from the ground up

New emission targets from the EU will be so difficult to meet that Volkswagen, the world’s largest maker of cars, said its €30 billion effort to roll (...)

Opel said it is “fully co-operating with the authorities”. Photograph: PA

Germany’s transport ministry issued a recall of nearly 100,000 Opel cars on Monday, just hours after the carmaker’s headquarters was raided by authori(...)

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