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Intel poised to roll out first batch of self-driving cars

Computer chipmaker Intel, which announced plans in August to build a fleet of 100 self-driving cars, is preparing to roll out its first batch of 25 units this year in California and Phoenix.

Tesla reaffirms effort to build cars in China; mum on deal report

Tesla said it is talking with the Shanghai municipal government to set up a factory in the region and expects to agree on a plan by the end of the year.

Mazda races ahead as Japan's auto industry plays catch-up

Mazda's coming technology blitz epitomizes the rush by Japanese carmakers to keep pace in an era of rapid change.

Toyota to halt operations at all Japan plants as typhoon precaution

Toyota said it will suspend operations at all of its assembly plants in Japan, including those of its subsidiaries, from Monday morning as a powerful typhoon approaches Japan's mainland.

High-tech taxi for old-school Japan

In the era of Uber and ride-hailing, Toyota is turning its attention to building a better taxi that could give Tokyo's streetscape its biggest makeover in two decades.