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PACE Award winners take on the fuel economy challenge

9:15 pm U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Auto suppliers are responding to automakers' needs for better fuel economy, claiming half of this year's Automotive News PACE Awards with innovations that cut weight or make powertrains more efficient.... Read More »

PACE Award winners to be announced tonight

11:19 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
It's showtime for the 2015 PACE Awards. The winners will be announced tonight at a black-tie event at the Max M. Fisher Music Center in Detroit.... Read More »

Chevrolet explores autonomous driving with FNR concept

8:56 pm U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Having just declared its goal of hitting 1 million vehicle sales in China by 2020, Chevrolet revealed a futuristic concept car at the Shanghai auto...... Read More »

RICHARD TRUETT

Self-driving tech building blocks already in place

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Kathy Winter, Delphi's vice president of advanced engineering and software service, declined to predict when autonomous cars would be ready for the...... Read More »

BMW Group, inspired by Google Glass, tests experimental driving goggles

12:00 pm U.S. ET | April 19, 2015
BMW Group, which thinks computerized headsets such as Google Glass could be the next big thing, has unveiled a prototype of goggles that turn the...... Read More »

Cadillac CT6 to offer plug-in hybrid electric technology

3:28 pm U.S. ET | April 19, 2015
Cadillac will add an available plug-in hybrid electric propulsion system to its upcoming range-topping CT6 sedan.... Read More »

Ford eyes 'high volume' use of carbon fiber

9:24 am U.S. ET | April 17, 2015
Ford today said it has signed a deal with a carbon-fiber manufacturer to jointly explore “high-volume” automotive uses for the...... Read More »

GM counting on high-speed Internet services in car to drive profits

2:32 pm U.S. ET | April 17, 2015
Buyers of GM vehicles will increasingly be able to use in-car mobile broadband systems to book hotel rooms, cut deals on driver insurance, pay for...... Read More »

Smart transportation coalition forms to promote tech to lawmakers

5:45 pm U.S. ET | April 14, 2015
Trade groups representing automakers and tech giants like Google, Microsoft, Apple and Intel have formed a coalition to advocate for...... Read More »

FROM TVs TO EVs

Japan electronic giants embrace autos after consumer-goods struggles

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 13, 2015
Japan's storied electronics companies are struggling in the cutthroat consumer goods market amid cheaper, and often more innovative, rivals from...... Read More »

Toyota's new engine lineup grows with 1.2-liter turbo

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 11, 2015
Toyota is stepping up a global engine upgrade of 14 high-efficiency powerplants through 2015 with the deployment of a new downsized turbo unit.... Read More »

BMW's new tech chief ready to tackle shifting consumer demands

12:15 am U.S. ET | April 10, 2015
Klaus Froehlich's recent promotion to BMW Group r&d chief comes as the automaker shakes up its powertrain and platform lineups.... Read More »

Test Drive TV mobile app delivers official car videos to enthusiasts

2:32 pm U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
A new mobile video app that curates official Web videos posted by automakers on sites such as YouTube and organizes them into individual channels on...... Read More »

EDITORIAL

Time to prune, time to sow

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 13, 2015
Automakers constantly search for new product niches, but it's a daunting process. Many product ideas never see the light of day.... Read More »

Videos, mobile-friendly ads get Latino car shoppers' attention

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 13, 2015
Dealers are reaching Hispanics at preferred destinations: videos and mobile devices.... Read More »

GM may spend $1 billion to retool landmark Michigan tech center, report says

4:04 pm U.S. ET | April 10, 2015
GM is considering spending as much as $1 billion to renovate its sprawling 60-year-old tech center outside Detroit, Bloomberg reported, citing a...... Read More »

EPA strikes deal with trade groups over biofuel targets

2:17 pm U.S. ET | April 10, 2015
The EPA reached a deal with two oil trade groups on setting targets for blending renewable fuels into the nation's fuel supply.... Read More »

GM considers big investments in Michigan tech center

12:00 pm U.S. ET | April 9, 2015
General Motors is considering a multiyear expansion project at its Warren Tech Center in Michigan that would include new buildings, renovations and...... Read More »

Nissan to make automatic braking standard in Japan

6:29 am U.S. ET | April 7, 2015
Nissan will offer automatic braking as a standard feature in all volume cars in Japan by autumn, starting with the hybrid X-Trail SUV it unveiled...... Read More »

Average mileage of new vehicle sold rose 0.2 mpg in March

4:30 pm U.S. ET | April 7, 2015
The average fuel economy of light vehicles sold in the U.S. jumped to 25.4 mpg in March, up 0.... Read More »

Hyundai's advanced safety goes mainstream

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 6, 2015
Hyundai Motor Co., aiming to outpace rivals, will ramp up use of low-cost advanced safety systems and new autonomous driving features by 2020.... Read More »

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