MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Hustling to bring cars that drive themselves to a road near you, Google finds itself somewhere that has frustrated many before: Waiting on the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Ford Motor Co. will not be using airbag inflators made by Takata Corp. in future vehicles, another blow to the troubled Japanese parts supplier as the auto industry continues to shun its product.
'66Ford Mustang convertible
The touchscreen on the dashboard of the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu doesn't look so different from the hundreds of vehicles surrounding it at the Tampa Bay International Auto Show, with buttons to tune the radio or turn on the navigation system.
Cars at the Tampa Bay International Auto Show come in all stripes. There are affordable models, luxury offerings and a handful so expensive you might want to view from a distance.