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Tesla expects to hit cap for federal tax credits this year

Tesla said it will likely sell its 200,000th vehicle this year -- the volume cap at which the $7,500 federal tax incentive for electric vehicles begins to be phased out.

Founder of Ford-owned Chariot out as CEO

Ali Vahabzadeh, who co-founded the Chariot shuttle service, will remain on its board of directors following an early February departure as CEO.

VW pledges rules to ensure moral, ethical behavior

VW will take steps to bring its academic research projects into line with moral standards, the carmaker said, seeking to demonstrate lessons learned from the latest diesel scandal aftershock.

Self-driving cars with 'remote' drivers could test on Calif. roads in April

Self-driving cars that back up their computerized system with a remote human operator instead of a fallback driver at the wheel could be tested on California roads as early as April.

BMW to recall 11,700 cars after installing wrong engine software

BMW said it would recall 11,700 cars to fix their engine management software after it discovered that the wrong programming had been installed on its 5- and 7-series models.