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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.

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.

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.

Tesla, others seek ways to keep drivers' hands on wheel

Automakers are using tiny cameras, sensors to track drooping heads, steering wheel monitors and audible alerts to ensure drivers pay attention when using advanced driver assistance systems.

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.