Nevada considers technology to scan cellphones after crashes

Most states ban texting behind the wheel, but a legislative proposal could make Nevada one of the first states to allow police to use a contentious technology to find out if a person was using a cellphone during a car crash.

German prosecutors raid Opel over diesel allegations

French-owned carmaker Opel became the latest household name of the German auto industry in prosecutors' sights over diesel emissions, as authorities raided two factories belonging to the lightning-bolt brand and prepared ...

Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing

A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press. Two people were injured.

Tesla's Autopilot engaged during Utah crash

The driver of a Tesla electric car had the vehicle's semi-autonomous Autopilot mode engaged when she slammed into the back of a Utah fire truck over the weekend, in the latest crash involving a car with self-driving features.

Swedish police successfully test electric cars

Swedish police say their testing of nine electric cars has sparked "positive reactions," saying units that operated the vehicles will continue to use them.

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