Technology upgrades zoom into small cars

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
High-end technology is quickly making its way into compact cars that were long conceived as cheap, basic transportation.

Restructured Renesas seeks its footing on platforms

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Renesas is no longer bleeding red ink, but it faces stiffer competition than ever.

Can GM build on OnStar advantage?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Phil Abram is leading GM's effort to stake a leadership position in connected cars that GM execs believe is critical to its future.

Cadillac's plug-in play: Hybrids first, then EV

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Cadillac plans to equip most of its vehicles in coming years with plug-in hybrid versions to meet tightening regulations, especially in China, brand...

Why Toyota offers 2 battery choices in next Prius

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Toyota is offering two battery choices in the upcoming fourth-generation Prius.

Now hiring: FCA needs hackers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Fiat Chrysler seeks cybergeeks to, among other things, “identify gaps, recommend solutions” and work with suppliers to plug any security...

VW CEO says diesel engine refits 'manageable'

1:36 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
The steps needed to fix about 8.


German auto firms try to nurture Silicon Valley boldness

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 22, 2015
German automakers and suppliers fear that America's audacious tech companies are grabbing the initiative within the auto industry as cars become more...


In Mercedes project, latchkey kids get chauffeured rides

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2015
Mercedes had a particular group of customers in mind when it launched Boost, an Uber-like shuttle service, in 2013.

VW cuts 2016 capital investment 8% due to cost of fixing emissions cheat

7:32 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2015
Volkswagen today cut 1 billion euros ($1.

Volvo, Microsoft will bring augmented reality into showrooms

5:18 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2015
Volvo and Microsoft are working together to bring the tech company's augmented-reality goggles to Volvo showrooms next year to spruce up...

GM, Army to test Chevrolet Colorado fuel cell

9:00 am U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2015
The Chevrolet Colorado pickup has been selected by the U.S. Army to test a General Motors-designed hydrogen powered fuel cell powertrain.

Hyundai's tech trickles down to Elantra

4:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2015
Hyundai's sixth-generation Elantra will come crammed with safety and connectivity technology to fend off a newly redesigned Civic and Nissan Sentra.

Buick's 3rd-gen LaCrosse adds sophistication, technology

2:15 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2015
Buick is counting on a svelte redesigned LaCrosse to carry on as the brand's flagship and draw more buyers to a declining big-sedan market.

Geely plans hybrid, electric versions for 90% of models by 2020

8:11 am U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2015
Geely said it will equip more than 90 percent of its models with alternative-energy powertrains in the next five years, the most ambitious plan by a...

Faurecia, Stanford to study motion sickness in autonomous cars

4:57 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2015
Interiors supplier Faurecia is teaming up with researchers at Stanford University to study an often-overlooked problem with autonomous cars: motion...

Ford reboots 2017 Escape with 2 new engines, stop-start, safety upgrades

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2015
Ford is making substantial changes to the Escape crossover, giving the exterior a more rugged, upscale look, and adding safety technology from more...

Next-gen Leaf: More tech despite low sales

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 16, 2015
Determined to maintain a lead role in electric vehicles, Nissan is working on new technologies to make the next Leaf more appealing.

Ford faces trial on mpg estimates as U.S. judge refuses to toss suit

12:34 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 16, 2015
Ford will have to face trial over claims that it exaggerated fuel-efficiency estimates for its Fusion and C-Max hybrids after a federal judge denied...


New Camaro's light show

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 16, 2015
The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro's available specialty interior lighting makes you say, "Wow."

Brose pushes electrification beyond the powertrain

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 16, 2015
The auto industry's push toward electrification is driving changes that increasingly go beyond the powertrain and are transforming other parts of the...

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