Toyota unveils new self-driving safety tech, targets 2020 autonomous drive

9:18 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Toyota said it will deploy autonomous driving systems by 2020 and take a big step forward this year by deploying technology that allows vehicles to talk to each other, scan blind spots, warn of changing traffic lights and keep a safe distance from other...

Ford touts driving technology for scary L.A. traffic conditions

7:49 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Ford took its mobility technology road show to L.A. on Monday, touting semi-autonomous driving features in a city known for its scary driving conditions.

Nissan's concept aims to engage 'share native' generation

1:00 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Nissan shares its vision for ultraconnected digital-era driving at this month's Tokyo Motor Show with a concept minicar in which nearly every...


With QNX, BlackBerry finds more room in the car

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
This year, QNX notched a huge victory by delivering the underlying software for the latest version of Ford Motor Co.'s Sync system.

The Japanese emissions equipment maker that humbled VW

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015
Horiba, an obscure Japanese manufacturer that makes about 70 percent of the world's auto emissions testing systems, played a key role in uncovering...

Hyundai loses $28.9 million patent infringement trial

6:49 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015
Hyundai and affiliate Kia were told to pay a Baltimore company $28.

GM targets double-digit earnings growth in 2016

10:51 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015
General Motors moved to convince Wall Street that its recovery is gathering momentum with improving margins, strong brands, new markets for high-tech...

GM ramps up autonomous driving, mobility plans

9:00 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015
GM today disclosed plans for several new autonomous-driving and mobility initiatives -- from a New York City ride-sharing project to an electric bike...

Honda will show fuel cell, autonomous driving vehicles in Tokyo

10:30 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2015
Honda will unveil two visions of the future at October’s Tokyo Motor Show: A near-production version of its hydrogen fuel cell fastback sedan...

Google sees 'top-tier OEMs' as partners on self-driving cars

5:51 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2015
Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google and president of its parent company Alphabet Inc.

Driver-assist systems could save about 10,000 U.S. lives a year, study says

6:05 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2015
New auto safety technologies such as automatic braking and sensors that keep a car in its lane could prevent almost 10,000 U.S.

GM to tap into connectivity, expand car sharing services, Barra says

5:31 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
General Motors CEO Mary Barra said the automaker plans new efforts to capitalize on the connectivity built into its cars, expanding car sharing...

BMW car-sharing program quits San Francisco

5:58 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
DriveNow, the car-sharing program owned by BMW that allows drivers to rent electric cars by the minute, is pulling out of San Francisco, the only U.S.

Average fuel economy of new cars dips 3rd time in 4 months

3:53 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
The average fuel economy of new U.S. light vehicles declined for the third time in four months in September, a University of Michigan report found.

Cox, Dealertrack chiefs hit road to explain $4 billion acquisition

1:34 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015
Cox President Sandy Schwartz and Dealertrack CEO Mark O’Neil will be going on the road together over the next two weeks to meet with auto...

U.S. conditionally clears Cox purchase of Dealertrack

6:30 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2015
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Sparks fly over service's prime parking spaces

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
The BlueIndy electric-vehicle rede-sharing service in Indianaopolis has been embroiled in controversy since its Sept. 2 startup.

No easy fixes for VW diesels, experts say

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Volkswagen may face a significant challenge in getting nearly 500,000 diesel-powered cars in the U.S. into emissions compliance.


Indianapolis' car-sharing service is generating controversy

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
BlueIndy, one of the nation’s first municipally supported one-way EV ride-sharing services, promises to eliminate many vehicle ownership...

2016 QX50 offers more for less

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
The Infiniti QX50 will receive a $550 sticker reduction for 2016, despite more content and a bigger back seat.


Automakers gamble on wireless charging standard

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Automakers are putting wireless chargers into their cars, but they're still waiting for a clear signal from Apple, which has yet to build the...

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