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Beijing Auto Show Highlights E-Cars Designed for China
Consumer Reports Raises Concerns Over Tesla Model 3 Braking
Edmunds Examines 3 Semi-Autonomous Driving Systems

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Consumer Reports Raises Concerns Over Tesla Model 3 Braking

Beijing Auto Show Highlights E-Cars Designed for China

Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a harsh ride stopped Tesla's Model 3 electric car from getting a recommended buy rating from Consumer Reports.

Feds: Uber Self-Driving SUV Saw Pedestrian, Did Not Brake

Feds: Uber Self-Driving SUV Saw Pedestrian, Did Not Brake

By Tom Krisher | May 25
The autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman before hitting her, but did not stop because the system used to automatically apply brakes in potentially dangerous situations had been disabled.

Consumer Reports Raises Concerns Over Tesla Model 3 Braking

Consumer Reports Raises Concerns Over Tesla Model 3 Braking

May 22
Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a harsh ride stopped Tesla's Model 3 electric car from getting a recommended buy rating from Consumer Reports.

Toyota Chief Hopes to Help Japan Automakers Keep Tech Edge

Toyota Chief Hopes to Help Japan Automakers Keep Tech Edge

By Yuri Kageyama | May 21
Toyota Motor Corp. chief Akio Toyoda, tapped to head the Japanese auto industry association, promised Friday to lead a push among manufacturers to keep a competitive edge in emerging technologies.

AP FACT CHECK: Tesla Safety Claims Aren't Quite Right

AP FACT CHECK: Tesla Safety Claims Aren't Quite Right

By Tom Krisher | May 19
For years, Tesla has boasted that its cars and SUVs are safer than other vehicles on the roads, and CEO Elon Musk doubled down on the claims in a series of tweets this week.

Edmunds Examines 3 Semi-Autonomous Driving Systems

Edmunds Examines 3 Semi-Autonomous Driving Systems

By Jason Kavanaugh | May 16
You might not have heard about Cadillac Super Cruise and Nissan ProPilot Assist, two other semi-autonomous driving systems that are available in new cars today.