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 violations that promise to dog Volkswagen for months to come.

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 $28.9 million after a federal jury said the South Korean carmakers infringed patents related to hybrid engines. The companies pledged to appeal.

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...


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.

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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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...


Connected car finally may have found a parking spot

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Parking is drawing a new level of attention from in-car navigation specialists such as Inrix, of Kirkland, Wash.

App makers eager for clear path to car

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
To get their apps into cars, developers like Pandora have to rewrite their code for every brand, but that could soon change.

Will U.S. buyers turn their backs on diesels?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 27, 2015
There's no doubt the idea of “clean diesel” has been dealt a PR blow by VW's emissions-cheating scandal.

Magna CEO sees smart robots shifting parts output away from China

11:02 am U.S. ET | Sept. 24, 2015
The falling cost of intelligent robots may help repatriate some auto production away from low-cost locations like China back to factories in Germany...

2 suppliers steer in opposite directions

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21, 2015
Two of the world's biggest steering suppliers have diametrically opposed views of the importance of steer-by-wire to the future of autonomous driving.

Auto-brake pact offers boon to big suppliers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21, 2015
When 10 automakers agreed this month to voluntarily make automatic emergency braking systems standard, they were promising off-the-shelf technology...

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