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January 17, 2018 7:00 PM Volkswagen sells record 10.74 million vehicles, which a rival disputes

Renault Nissan Mitsubishi says the figure, which puts VW at the top of the automaker pack, includes trucks, which shouldn’t count. FRANKFURT—German automaker Volkswagen had record sales of 10.74 million vehicles last year, but saw its bid to keep the title of world’s largest carmaker reportedly disputed by the rival Renault Nissan Mitsubishi alliance 14

December 28, 2017 2:58 PM Audio from 911 calls show chaos of Amtrak train derailment in Washington state

SEATTLE—Whimpering in pain, bleeding from head injuries and dazed by the enormity of the crash, victims in the Amtrak train derailment south of Seattle begged 911 dispatchers for help and said “tons of people” had been hurt. Dozens of emergency recordings released Wednesday by South Sound 911 Dispatch provided a vivid account of what happened during 13

December 27, 2017 2:21 PM Elon Musk says Tesla is planning to make a pickup truck

Truck would probably be slightly bigger than a Ford F-150, Tesla founder and CEO says Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk says the electric car company will make a pickup truck after the release of its next model. In a message on Twitter late Tuesday, Musk said: "I promise that we will make a pickup truck right after Model Y." The Model Y is an electric 30

December 19, 2017 3:19 AM Route of Amtrak derailment subject of community concern

Opponents said higher-speed trains endangered pedestrians and motorists A community along the new rail line where an Amtrak train derailed Monday in a deadly crash had tried to stop the project on grounds higher-speed passenger trains would endanger pedestrians and motorists. The city of Lakewood, Wash., several kilometres north of the crash site, went to court 19

December 13, 2017 4:03 PM Hyundai recalls more than 100,000 Elantras to fix problem with braking system

OTTAWA—Transport Canada says Hyundai is recalling 103,556 Elantra cars from the 2013-2014 model years to fix a problem with the braking system. On some vehicles, the rear stop lamps could remain on continuously when the brake pedal is released. Transport Canada says the problem could provide false information to drivers following the affected Elantras 23

December 11, 2017 4:40 PM Lyft starts global expansion with Toronto service launch Tuesday

TORONTO - Ride-hailing service Lyft will launch its service in Toronto on Tuesday, marking its first expansion outside the United States. The addition of Lyft brings increased competition to Uber in Canada's largest city. The company announced plans to expand to Toronto last month, but had not set a date for its start. Lyft will operate between Hamilton 28

December 7, 2017 6:07 PM BlackBerry teams up with Qualcomm to expand connected-car technology

BlackBerry says it has agreed to help optimize select Qualcomm hardware platforms to work with BlackBerry’s QNX software, which is used to manage features of wirelessly connected cars such as infotainment systems. WATERLOO, ONT.—BlackBerry Ltd. has formed a strategic collaboration to develop technology for the next generation of connected vehicles with a subsidiary 19

December 4, 2017 5:14 PM November pickup sales remain strong, but car sales drop 10% from 2016

The number of new cars and light trucks sold in Canada last month dipped lower compared with a year ago, according to sales figures compiled by DesRosiers Automotive Consultants. Total light vehicle sales fell 1.2 per cent to 158,653 in November, compared with 160,573 in the same month of 2016. The move lower came as car sales fell 10 per cent to 44,061 for the month 15

November 21, 2017 2:26 PM German police retrieve 100 stolen John Lennon items

BERLIN - A cigarette case, a handwritten musical score, three diaries and two pairs of John Lennon's signature metal-rimmed glasses were among stolen goods belonging to the Beatles' star that have been recovered in Germany. Berlin police spokesman Winfrid Wenzel on Tuesday called the recovery of the trove of about 100 John Lennon items a "great success" 15

November 14, 2017 6:49 PM Volvo owner buys flying-car making Terrafugia

The acquisition puts Geely in a race against billionaires including Google's Larry Page to get a flying-car startup off the ground. NEW YORK—Rather than just put more vehicles on the world’s congested roadways, Volvo Cars owner Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. is looking to the skies. The Chinese automaker has acquired a U.S. company trying to bring 27