Hyundai recalls 883,000 Sonata sedans in US for transmission issue

A driver may put the car in 'park,' when in fact it is not in park, potentially leading it to roll away. -Reuters

Britain to trial driverless cars from 2015

Driverless vehicles, guided by a system of sensors and cameras, have already been tested in several countries, including the United States and Japan, with Sweden set to follow. -AFP

Baidu developing 'self-driving' car

But compared with Google's innovation, which requires no driver at all, Baidu's car will be 'highly autonomous', serving mainly as an aid to drivers. -China Daily/ANN

Caught on camera: Van speeds off after hitting car on MCE

The female victim of the hit-and-run has posted a video of the incident on Facebook and is appealing for witnesses to come forward. -Stomp

Japan's All Nippon Airways swings back into the black

The upbeat results came a day after rival Japan Airlines said its quarterly earnings dived nearly 20 per cent owing to higher fuel costs. -AFP

Chevy Volt, Mini Cooper Countryman pass crash test, Mazda 5 fails

Mazda's compact minivan had the distinction of being one of the 3 worst-performing cars since the small overlap crash test was developed in 2012. -Reuters

VW set to overtake Toyota as global auto leader

The Volkswagen group sold 4.97 million vehicles in January-June, up 5.9 per cent from the same period a year ago. -Reuters

GM sued over deaths, injuries linked to ignition switch

Since the beginning of the year, GM has recalled nearly 15 million vehicles worldwide over potentially defective ignition switches. -Reuters

Toll rates should not be a burden: Malaysia DPM

Revised rates would be used for the cost and maintenance of the Eastern Dispersal Link (EDL) and other CIQ Complex-related facilities. -The Star/ANN

For some, hikes may exact a significant toll

The hike will also affect a significant number of Singaporeans who reside in Johor Baru and make the daily cross-border commute for work and school. -My Paper

Biker crashes into another after giving interview about accidents

He reportedly said in the interview that he was scared as there had been a lot of accidents on the road he was on. -Stomp