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Waymo signs mobility partnership with Renault, Nissan

The partnership with French and Japanese automakers bolsters Waymo's bid to commercialize self-driving systems across a variety of applications and offers access to an alliance that sold more than 10.7 million vehicles in 2018. The tie-up expands the technology footprint of Google's self-driving car project beyond North America for the first time.

IIHS survey finds drivers misunderstand Tesla's Autopilot capabilities because of its name

When asked about Autopilot, 48 percent of survey participants thought it would be safe to take one's hands off the wheel while using the technology.

AutoZone agrees to $11M settlement over hazardous waste disposal

A statement from the California Attorney General's Office said inspections "revealed that AutoZone allowed its customers to deposit hazardous automotive fluids and other waste items into regular trash containers in AutoZone stores' parking lots throughout California."

Toronto Raptors superfan and Hyundai dealer Nav Bhatia sees his celebrity status grow

Hyundai dealer Nav Bhatia, one of the Toronto Raptors's biggest fans, was the grand marshal in the team's NBA Championship parade. Bhatia uses his front-row fame to build basketball courts for youths and bring people together.

Macron, Abe to discuss Nissan as tensions rise with Renault

France is pushing for stronger industrial ties between Renault and Nissan as the two-decade alliance between the two manufacturers has become frayed.