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The Latest: Tesla posts Q1 net loss of $700M
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The Latest on Tesla's first quarter earnings (all times local):
Apr 24 9:27PM AP

Tesla posts Q1 net loss of more than $700 million as sales of its electric cars slump and demand appears to be waning
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Tesla posts Q1 net loss of more than $700 million as sales of its electric cars slump and demand appears to be waning.
Apr 24 9:23PM AP

Microsoft's cloud growth pleases Wall Street
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) Microsoft's ongoing push to get automakers, retailers and other businesses onto its cloud computing platform helped power the company's third-quarter earnings ahead of Wall Street expectations Wednesday.
Apr 24 9:02PM AP

IndyCar hoping debris deflector helps protect drivers
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) IndyCar drivers will be using a new safety device starting with next month's Indianapolis 500.
Apr 24 6:29PM AP

Ford to invest $500M in electric vehicle startup Rivian
DETROIT (AP) Ford is sinking a half-billion dollars into electric vehicle startup Rivian in a deal that has the companies working together on a new Ford electric vehicle based on Rivian underpinnings.
Apr 24 1:50PM AP

Edmunds picks best convertibles for 2019
Summer is just around the corner, and that means it will soon be warm enough to visit a few dealerships and test-drive the new convertibles you've been eyeing all winter. But which one to buy? Should you get a lithe, two-seat roadster or a roomy luxury convertible? To help you out, Edmunds highlights five of the best drop-tops on sale today.
Apr 24 10:15AM AP

Nissan slashes profit amid Ghosn scandal, lagging sales
TOKYO (AP) Nissan cut its profit forecast for the fiscal year through March on Wednesday to reflect slowing sales, higher costs and the fallout from a criminal investigation of its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn.
Apr 24 7:58AM AP

Tesla CEO heads down perilous road in pursuit of profit
Tesla has lost nearly $6 billion since setting out to revolutionize the auto industry 15 years ago, but CEO Elon Musk foresees a profitable future fueled in part by a ride-hailing service made up of electric cars driven by robots.
Apr 24 4:05AM AP

I robot? Ian McEwan tells android tale in 'Machines Like Me
LONDON (AP) Ian McEwan is fascinated by artificial intelligence. His new novel, "Machines Like Me," features a lifelike android with access to all human knowledge who writes haiku poetry.
Apr 23 3:30PM AP

US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles
DETROIT (AP) U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.
Apr 23 3:28PM AP

US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles
DETROIT (AP) U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.
Apr 23 3:28PM AP

Google self-driving unit Waymo picks Detroit factory site
DETROIT (AP) Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo says it will reopen an axle plant in Detroit to convert conventional vehicles so they can drive autonomously.
Apr 23 3:02PM AP

Berlin businesswoman, feted for driving around world, dies
BERLIN (AP) Heidi Hetzer, a Berlin businesswoman whose late-in-life decision to drive around the world in an American vintage car won her many fans back home in Germany, has died. She was 81.
Apr 23 2:34PM AP

Berlin businesswoman, feted for driving around world, dies
BERLIN (AP) Heidi Hetzer, a Berlin businesswoman whose late-in-life decision to drive around the world in an American vintage car won her many fans back home in Germany, has died. She was 81.
Apr 23 2:34PM AP

Mayor wants to ban new glass skyscrapers to cut emissions
NEW YORK (AP) New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to introduce a bill banning new construction of glass skyscrapers as part of his efforts to reduce citywide greenhouse emissions by 30%.
Apr 22 11:09PM AP

The Latest: Tesla CEO says laser sensors aren't necessary
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The Latest on Tesla's plans for fully-autonomous vehicles (all times local):
Apr 22 7:54PM AP

5 reasons why autonomous cars aren't coming anytime soon
PITTSBURGH (AP) In the world of autonomous vehicles, Pittsburgh, Phoenix and Silicon Valley are bustling hubs of development and testing. But ask those involved in self-driving vehicles when we might actually see them carrying passengers in every city, and you'll get an almost universal answer: Not anytime soon.
Apr 22 6:07PM AP

Tesla gears up for fully self-driving cars amid skepticism
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Tesla CEO Elon Musk appears poised to transform the company's electric cars into driverless vehicles in a risky bid to realize a bold vision that he has been floating for years.
Apr 22 7:10AM AP

New indictment expands case against Nissan ex-chair Ghosn
TOKYO (AP) Japanese prosecutors said Monday they have indicted Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn with additional charges of breach of trust, with his alleged misconduct expanding outside Japan.
Apr 22 7:02AM AP

Average US price of gas spikes 13 cents per gallon, to $2.91
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) The average U.S.
Apr 21 6:17PM AP