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Uber passengers in Australia and New Zealand will get banned from the app if their rating drops below 4 stars

Uber riders in Australia and New Zealand with ratings under 4 stars are in danger of being kicked off the app, the company announced. The crackdown is set to begin September 19, but Uber says passengers at risk will be issued several warnings to improve their ratings.

Tesla Model S driving on Autopilot accelerated before crashing into a Utah fire truck

The development adds a new layer to the investigation into the Tesla Model S that slammed into a fire-department vehicle in South Jordan, Utah, earlier this month. The 28-year-old driver told the police the car was operating on Autopilot at the time.
Volkswagen Transporter

Apple teams up with Volkswagen to make a fleet of self-driving passenger vans

The partnership between Apple and Volkswagen is seen by some as bittersweet for the consumer-electronics giant, which had higher hopes for its self-driving car project when it first launched in 2014.
Carlos Ghosn

The CEO of the world’s largest car company flexes on Tesla, touts best-selling electric cars, and says range anxiety is no longer an issue

Carlos Ghosn, the CEO of the Renault Nissan Alliance, the world's largest automotive company, said the secret formula to building successful electric vehicles is to give them just enough range to suit customer's needs while also making them accessible to more buyers.
Elon Musk.

Elon Musk looks to ease concerns in an affluent suburb of Los Angeles where The Boring Company plans to build a new test tunnel

Elon Musk took questions at an event in the LA suburb of Bel Air on Thursday night, during which he and Boring Company officials talked about its tunneling activities and took questions from members of the community.

The feds are investigating a crash involving a Tesla Model S whose driver says she was using her phone while Autopilot was engaged

The Tesla Model S crashed into a fire-department vehicle last Friday in South Jordan, Utah. The 28-year-old woman behind the wheel told the police that the semiautonomous technology Autopilot was activated and that she was looking at her phone at the time of the crash. The NHTSA is investigating.

Travel nightmares unfold in the New York tristate area as severe weather moves through the region

Train service cancellations at the Grand Central Terminal in New York City prompted major travel delays on Tuesday evening as severe thunderstorms moved through the region. Pictures on social media show hordes of travelers on their phones, searching for alternative transportation.
North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un heads to the north side for luncheon in the car escorted by North's bodyguards from the Peace House during the Inter-Korean Summit on April 27, 2018 in Panmunjom, South Korea.

Striking video shows Kim Jong Un’s bodyguards running in formation alongside his limo

The North and South Korean leaders are meeting for their first diplomatic summit in more than a decade. The video shows Kim Jong Un departing for lunch.
Toronto police investigates an incident where a van struck multiple people at a major intersection in Toronto's northern suburbs in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 23, 2018.

Timeline shows how the deadly Toronto van attack unfolded

At least 10 people were killed in after a man drove a van into pedestrians on Monday in Toronto, Canada. Police say the incident appears to be deliberate.