Toyota Sienna rates marginal in passenger-side overlap crash test
The 2018 Toyota Sienna rated marginal in the IIHS' latest passenger-side small-overlap front crash tests, while the 2018 Honda Odyssey received a good rating.
Ford reveals autonomous vehicle philosophies, priorities
Ford became the latest company to disclose the values and practices that shape its autonomous vehicle development program in a voluntary safety self-assessment report.
Consumer apprehension grows over autonomous tech, study says
Increasing awareness of self-driving vehicles is fueling apprehension about the safety of the technology, a new survey reveals.
Aretha Franklin, touchstone voice of the Motor City, dies at 76
Aretha Franklin, the queen of soul whose voice and music became a touchstone of the Motor City's car culture and Detroit 3 marketing efforts, died Thursday. The Memphis-born singer and longtime resident of the Detroit area was 76.
One year later, NAFTA talks drag on, resisting Trump’s trade wrath
President Donald Trump has made no secret that he wanted NAFTA gone. A year of on-again-off-again negotiations without a clear view of an endgame has demonstrated the pact’s staying power.
U.S. auto tariffs could doom Trump's Korea trade deal
The trade pact that the Trump administration renegotiated with South Korea this year is in jeopardy as the U.S. considers imposing tariffs on light-vehicle imports.
Mercedes, Porsche models banned by Swiss over emissions
Swiss authorities have halted registrations of some new Mercedes-Benz Vito and Porsche Macan and Cayenne vehicles which had diesel engines that disguised emissions levels.
Ford's blue sky CEO has investors treading water
Two more potential problems at Ford -- leadership and liquidity (namely, Ford's capacity to pay dividends) -- have come into sharp focus recently. Neither will be addressed in a hurry.
Porsche teams with video game maker Epic Games in design tools breakthrough
Porsche has partnered with video game maker Epic Games and Nvidia, a leader in graphic processing hardware, to demonstrate what they tout as a breakthrough in computer design rendering.
Ford's grand vision for Detroit train station, Corktown neighborhood to cost $740 million
Ford disclosed how much it will spend on a project to revamp Michigan Central Station, Detroit's historic, dilapidated former rail station, as well as other neighborhood sites.
EPA staff disputed claim fuel efficiency plan would save lives
As the Trump administration moves to freeze vehicle fuel efficiency standards, some regulatory officials have disputed the Transportation Department rationale that the plan would significantly cut traffic deaths, internal documents made...
A look inside the Chevy Silverado's techy 4-cylinder engine
In the auto industry, imitation is a very high form of flattery, and many automakers copy each other's technologies, adding just enough of their own proprietary design and unique features to keep the patent attorneys from sending the...
Did Chevy move needle enough with '19 Silverado?
The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado may set a new industry standard for engineering and ride, but it does little to attract nontraditional truck and luxury buyers.
Ford prices 2019 Ranger from $25,395
Ford is pricing the revived Ford Ranger about the same as the segment-leading Toyota Tacoma as it prepares to re-enter the midsize pickup market for the first time in about eight years.
GMC poised to expand lineup with small crossover
Spy photographers have caught a heavily camouflaged entry-level crossover planned for GMC -- it is smaller than the compact Terrain -- testing for the first time in Arizona.
Tesla forms special board committee to evaluate bid to go private
Tesla's board formed a special committee to evaluate Elon Musk's proposal to take the company private, a day after the CEO revealed more on who will advise him and help fund the potential deal.
Ford, Wall Street clash over cherished dividend
The debate erupting over Ford's quarterly payout to shareholders is exposing a growing and contentious divide over what needs to be done to fix the ailing automaker.
Flash floods send cars drifting down a N.J. river
Heavy rain lashed several parts of the East Coast over the weekend, triggering flash floods in northeast New Jersey that carried vehicles from a nearby Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge dealership downriver Saturday and into a bridge.
American Center for Mobility parts ways with CEO; interim chief named
The American Center for Mobility said Michigan's transportation head Kirk Steudle will serve as its interim president and CEO, replacing John Maddox, who launched ACM as its top executive in 2016.
New dealer Mark Wahlberg greets customers, meets staff
Actor Mark Wahlberg made his first pit stop into his namesake Chevrolet dealership in Columbus, Ohio, Monday, going on a test drive with a customer, autographing another customer's vehicle and posing for lots of selfies with staff.
Why VW paid for an ad featuring Chevy's Bolt
The fallout from Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal has left the automaker in an awkward spot: It must now fund an ad campaign pushing electric vehicle awareness that highlights competitors' products.
IIHS: Driver assist not ready for prime time
Driver assistance systems that can accelerate, brake and steer automatically do not perform well enough to substitute for human drivers, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Bad books, death threats and a bankruptcy: The stunning collapse of Reagor Dykes
The sudden bankruptcy filing by Texas dealership group Reagor Dykes marks a stunning fall for a former high flier, with more of the tale yet to come.
Rejuvenated Lincoln seeks a place of its own
Lincoln is asking dealers in the 30 top U.S. luxury markets to build stand-alone showrooms, reversing an effort to consolidate with Ford stores now that the brand has become more viable.
Chevy goes to extremes to boost Silverado sales
GM is looking at the bookends of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado lineup to expand sales and attract new buyers.
Toyota Century: Lost in translation
The redesigned Toyota Century is one part ultrapremium status symbol, one part anachronistic holdover from a bygone era.
The evolution of crash testing
Crash-test labs are working to raise their engineering capabilities to meet new testing standards from global regulators.
More evidence suggests Musk tweeted Tesla plans too soon
A week after Elon Musk shocked the markets by proclaiming Tesla may become a private company, evidence has piled up that the mercurial CEO was tweeting too soon.
Expect Elon Musk vs. SEC to take time to resolve
As the Tesla go-private saga enters its ninth day, many are wondering when regulators will decide whether Elon Musk broke the rules by dripping out details so haphazardly.
Faraday Future sets up HQ in China
Faraday aims to reach annual production capacity of 5 million vehicles after 10 years.