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Self-driving Uber in Arizona kills pedestrian

An Uber vehicle operating in autonomous mode in Tempe, Ariz., struck and killed a pedestrian crossing the street Sunday night. Uber has suspended pilots in all cities following the deadly accident.

Self-driving fatal likely to spur more scrutiny, finger-pointing

The fatal accident involving an Uber self-driving vehicle is the most significant involving autonomous-driving technology since a Tesla driver's death touched off months of finger-pointing.

California regulator proposes to regulate Uber like tour buses, limos

A California regulator issued a proposed decision classifying Uber as the same type of transportation as limousines and tour buses, signaling a possible major change in how the company is regulated.

Ford aims to rebuild trust with China partners as sales slip

After 20-odd years of "marriage" in China, Ford is preparing a product blitz and campaign to localize management to maintain and build trust with partners Changan Auto and Jiangling Motors Group.

Ford pursues deal to buy, redevelop Detroit's Michigan Central Station, report says

Ford is in discussions to purchase the dilapidated Michigan Central Station just outside of downtown Detroit, sources told Crain's Detroit Business, an affiliate of Automotive News.