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Supreme Hamilton wins Spanish GP, extends championship lead

Supreme Hamilton wins Spanish GP, extends championship lead

Lewis Hamilton extended his lead in the world championship to 17 points on Sunday when he roared to an imperious victory as Mercedes scored a one-two triumph at the Spanish Grand Prix.

BMW sued in US over diesel emissions

BMW sued in US over diesel emissions

German luxury carmaker BMW has been sued in the United States over ‘defeat devices’ installed in tens of thousands of vehicles in order to cheat diesel emissions tests, lawyers for the plaintiffs said Tuesday.

Honda, Volvo, Ford scoop awards at Detroit auto show

Honda, Volvo, Ford scoop awards at Detroit auto show

The Detroit auto show handed out its self-proclaimed ‘Oscars of the auto industry’ on Monday, rewarding Honda, Volvo and Ford amid a crowded slate of new truck, SUV and crossover unveilings.

Truckmaker Scania appeals EU antitrust fine

Truckmaker Scania appeals EU antitrust fine

Swedish truckmaker Scania said Tuesday it had appealed against an 880 million euro ($1.03 billion) fine imposed by the European Commission for alleged price-fixing ...

Junior drag driver, 8, killed in Australia race crash

Junior drag driver, 8, killed in Australia race crash

An eight-year-old girl has died after crashing her junior dragster during her first official test run in the West Australia capital of Perth, police said Monday.

'Lucky' Hamilton fears Ferrari backlash in Japan

'Lucky' Hamilton fears Ferrari backlash in Japan

Lewis Hamilton rode his luck for the second race in a row to stretch his world championship lead over Sebastian Vettel but said he fears a Ferrari backlash in Japan this week.

Hamilton goes top after Italian GP win

Hamilton goes top after Italian GP win

Lewis Hamilton took over as leader of the drivers' world championship for the first time this year on Sunday when he claimed a lights-to-flag victory as Mercedes dominated the Italian Grand Prix.

Electric car startup Faraday Future signs factory deal

Electric car startup Faraday Future signs factory deal

Electric car startup Faraday Future said Monday it had signed a lease for a new assembly plant in California and reaffirmed its intention to start deliveries in 2018.

Indian race-car driver, wife killed in car crash

Indian race-car driver, wife killed in car crash

An Indian race-car driver and his wife were killed early Saturday after their BMW crashed into a tree and burst into flames in southern India, police said.

Google's Waymo adds 100 Chryslers to self-driving fleet

Google's Waymo adds 100 Chryslers to self-driving fleet

Google's spinoff self-driving car division Waymo announced Monday it added 100 Chrysler Pacifica minivans to its fleet of self-driving vehicles being tested.

Rosberg beats Hamilton to clinch world title

Rosberg beats Hamilton to clinch world title

Nico Rosberg won his maiden Formula One world title by securing second place behind his Mercedes arch-rival Lewis Hamilton in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday.

Tesla fixes security in Model S after Chinese hack

Tesla fixes security in Model S after Chinese hack

Tesla said Wednesday that it has undertaken a security patch in the electronics in its luxury electric Model S Sedan after a Chinese security team hacked into the car's systems.