Toyota's '19 Corolla hatchback adds tech, drops iM tag
Toyota is adding a host of new technology and safety features to the redesigned 2019 Corolla hatchback , which will be introduced at the New York auto show this month.
Federal spending bill includes $100 million for AV research
The omnibus spending bill signed by President Trump includes $100 million for r&d and demonstration of autonomous vehicle technologies..
Tesla, SpaceX pages vanish as Musk joins #DeleteFacebook crusade
Elon Musk is hopping on the #DeleteFacebook bandwagon. Tesla's Facebook page is no longer available.
After Uber crash, Florida still welcomes free-range autonomous cars
Florida has been trying to lure self-driving cars for testing on public roads, shaping laws more lax than some other states. The fatal accident in Arizona likely won't change Florida's plan.
Moves on CAFE could just bring uncertainty
The Trump administration finally will tip its hand this week about how it intends to treat fuel efficiency rules in place for early next decade, but clear answers on potential changes likely will take several months.
ZF profit gets earnings boost from transmission sales to fund investments
ZF said r&d costs for electric- and autonomous-car technologies would remain high after it posted a 4.5 percent rise in adjusted earnings before interest and taxes for 2017, boosted by transmission sales.
Nissan preps 8 new EVs with target of 1 million annual sales
Nissan, pledging to maintain its leadership in electric vehicles, outlined plans to launch eight new EVs and hit annual sales of 1 million electrified vehicles by 2022.
Family of 'Star Trek' actor settles with FCA over fatal accident
The family of late "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin settled a wrongful death lawsuit with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles over the rollaway crash of a Jeep Grand Cherokee that killed the up-and-coming actor almost two years ago.
Carmakers fearing retaliation keep pushing against China tariffs
Just because President Trump's proposed tariffs aren't targeting cars and parts arriving from China doesn't mean the threat is over. Automakers continue to lobby Trump to minimize the tariff.
Safety groups say Congress has given self-driving companies too much leeway
With fierce global competition to capture the lead in the large burgeoning market for driverless vehicles, Congress appears willing to deliver conditions favorable to US-based businesses.
Daughter of Uber autonomous vehicle victim retains lawyer
The daughter of the woman killed by an Uber self-driving vehicle has retained a personal injury lawyer, underlying the high stakes of the first known fatality caused by an autonomous vehicle.
Fiat Chrysler settles with family of 'Star Trek' actor over fatal accident
The family of late "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin has settled a wrongful death lawsuit with FCA over the rollaway crash of a Jeep Grand Cherokee that killed the actor almost two years ago.
Dana lands contracts amid efforts to merge with GKN unit
Dana will supply front and rear axles for next-generation Jaguar and Land Rover models under a contract worth more than $400 million.
Ford, India's Mahindra to develop SUVs, electric vehicle
Ford and India's Mahindra & Mahindra said they have signed an agreement to develop midsize and compact SUVs and an electric vehicle.
Quick Shift: Uber crash video shows operator was distracted
The video shows the vehicle's supervisor was distracted, and the victim was in the middle of crossing the two-lane street.
Jaguar Land Rover and BlackBerry to collaborate on technical architecture
Jaguar Land Rover and BlackBerry will work together to develop a new software architecture for the automaker's next-generation vehicles.
Autoliv will get new CEO after electronics business spinoff
Autoliv CEO Jan Carlson will become head of the supplier's electronics business, Veoneer. Mikael Bratt, the current chief of the company's passive safety unit, will replace Carlson.
BMW says EV mass production is not viable until 2020
BMW will hold back the mass rollout of electric cars because its latest technology is not profitable enough for volume production, CEO Harald Krueger told analysts.
Ford loses chief brand officer, CEO of Smart Mobility unit
Ford Motor Co. is losing the head of its smart mobility subsidiary and its chief brand officer less than two years after each joined the company. The departures come a month after the unexpected ousting of Ford's president of North America.
Uber self-driving car video shows operator was distracted before fatal crash
Video taken from onboard cameras in a fatal self-driving car crash shows the operator did not have his eyes on the road and the pedestrian was visible for at least a second before the crash occurred.
Trump sets China tariff plan, edges away from global trade war
President Donald Trump signed a presidential memorandum on Thursday that could impose tariffs on up to $60 billion of imports from China, although the move was far removed from threats that could have ignited a global trade war.