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Senators' cybersecurity push may tie up autonomous-car legislation

Two senators are pushing for mandatory federal standards to defend vehicles against hackers. Automakers want a more flexible approach.

Can Amazon talk its way into the auto industry with Alexa?

Amazon aims to rapidly expand its presence in the auto industry through Alexa, its voice-enabled intelligent personal assistant.

Fiat Chrysler tweaks trim levels on 300, Charger and Cherokee

The changes come as FCA seeks to keep consumers interested in what is the oldest product lineup of any major automaker.

Honda engineer debunks own claim about cause of Takata airbag failures

Honda said an engineer who once suggested he knew a hidden truth about "the root cause" of Takata's defective airbags later indicated he was mistaken.

Takata bankruptcy would cloud auto industry's biggest recall

The expected bankruptcy of troubled airbag maker Takata throws a wild card into one of the biggest and most complicated recalls in automotive history.