BMW: Join autonomous group now
BMW has imposed a year-end deadline for industry partners to join its autonomous vehicle alliance. It believes more carmakers will follow FCA in joining.
Suppliers say Silicon Valley still has much to learn
Industry watchers think Silicon Valley tech companies will take over as Tier 1 systems suppliers. Big manufacturers respond: 'Good luck with that.'
Visteon argues for more centralized controls
Visteon's emerging technology in augmented reality head-up display first required customers to consider a different way of controlling vehicle features.
Why BMW might get rid of car keys
BMW is reviewing the necessity of car keys, Ian Robertson, the company's board member responsible for sales told Reuters.
Daimler’s Zetsche says migration to EVs should be left up to market
Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said the migration from combustion-engine cars to electric vehicles should be left up to the market rather than forced by quotas.
PSA partners with AI startup for self-driving pilot
PSA Group and self-driving startup AImotive are partnering to develop technology capable of level 4 autonomy.
Cadillac's Super Cruise-equipped CT6 sedan to start at $71,300
Super Cruise will be a $5,000 option beginning this fall on the CT6 Premium Luxury trim, which starts at $66,290.
COMMENTARY: Sharon Silke Carty
Volvo, take the wheel
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
News Editor Sharon Silke Carty was amazed at her driving skill while at the wheel of a 2018 Volvo XC60. But who was really in control?
Gasoline will not be banned
I do not believe that any country will ban the sale of gasoline — in 2025, 2030, 2040 or any other time this century.
Humans help train their robot replacements
Taking a human out of the driver's seat requires putting a lot of humans to work behind the scenes.
Delphi pitches an alternative to diesel
Delphi has combined two new engine technologies to make gasoline engines more fuel-efficient. But will it be appealing enough attract European automakers away from diesel?
Harman brings back knobs
The infotainment supplier is trying to simplify 'cognitive load' for drivers.
Has Mazda found the 'holy grail' of powertrains?
The new engine delivers torque and fuel efficiency on par with a diesel engine but without nasty nitrogen oxide or sooty emissions.
Toyota, Denso, Intel, others form big data consortium
Toyota, supplier Denso, chipmaker Intel and other technology and auto companies will establish a consortium to create an ecosystem for big data used in connected vehicles.
At Nurburgring, Subaru avenges flameout with record
Subaru avenges its flameout at this year's 24-hour Nurburgring endurance race by conquering the notoriously demanding track with a record lap time.
Subaru puts out the fire with record
Subaru avenges its flameout at this year's 24-hour Nurburgring endurance race by conquering the notoriously demanding track with a new record lap time.
COMMENTARY: Keith Crain
Major changes in the wind
Whether you're manufacturing vehicles or supplying components or in the business of retailing automobiles, your world is about to change profoundly.
As Silicon Valley talent war erupts, Toyota seeks techies at home
Salaries have soared in Silicon Valley for automotive technology experts thanks to the emergence of Uber and Tesla as serious rivals. That's why Toyota and other Japanese automakers are looking for engineers at home.
Bosch: Explaining autonomous to consumers will be critical
When it comes to consumers who are puzzled about mysterious new autonomous driving features, Robert Bosch has a plan: Show, don't tell. Bosch believes it is critical to show consumers what advanced new safety technologies will do for them to overcome future pushback, says Kay Stepper, vice president of automated driving for Bosch.
Lidar is here; Valeo expects price to drop over next 5 years
Lidar-equipped vehicles are available in showrooms, but forget about those Google-style, coffee-can-size lidars on the roofs.
Toyota and Nissan diverge on road to autonomy
The next Lexus LS opens up a fight over self-driving technology between Japan's two biggest automakers.