Tesla snubs J.D. Power for Initial Quality Study data

How do the quality ratings for the 2017 Tesla Model S and Model X compare to competitors? They don't, based off J.D. Power's 2017 U.S. Initial Quality Study.

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Tesla's autopilot software head quits in less than six months

Tesla said the head of its autopilot software, Chris Lattner, left the company within six months of joining the electric carmaker.

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Kia tops J.D. Power quality rankings amid shake-up

Kia took the top spot in J.D. Power's annual report card on vehicle quality for a second consecutive year, as industry ratings reached a new record and domestic brands maintained their edge over foreign rivals.

Volvo eyes even tougher sales target

Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson says the automaker has the potential to exceed its goal of selling 800,000 vehicles annually by 2020. Volvo sold a record 534,332 vehicles last year.

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Volvo will challenge Tesla, BMW i with stand-alone Polestar brand

Volvo will challenge Tesla and BMW's i subbrand by turning its Polestar unit into a stand-alone brand for high-performance electrified models. The Swedish automaker has picked design chief Thomas Ingenlath to be CEO at Polestar.

Uber CEO Kalanick quits under pressure from investors

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has resigned from the ride-hailing service, ceding to investors' wishes that he step aside. Uber has been hit by scandals including allegations of sexual harassment and the use of "Greyball" software to bypass regulators.

Jaguar's compact E-Pace crossover coming in '18

The E-Pace compact crossover will become Jaguar's second utility vehicle next year, after the F-Pace. A third crossover, the battery-powered I-Pace, will join Jaguar's lineup after the E-Pace, but also next year.

Shark fins, shopping carts and Martians: What people are saying about the Hyundai Kona

The Kona, Hyundai's late entry into the growing subcompact crossover segment, introduces a design language that departs from that of Hyundai cars and will spread throughout Hyundai's crossover lineup. Built on the same platform as the Accent and Kia's forthcoming Stonic subcompact crossover, the Kona joins a crowded segment that varies in design but is similar in power and functionality. Here's what people are saying about the Kona.

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Lincoln unwraps extended-length Navigator SUV

Lincoln's new extended-length Navigator will be nearly a foot longer than the redesigned 2018 Navigator and include more cargo space than the regular version.

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