Toyota needs these Japanese startups on the road to robocars

Toyota's investments in Tokyo startups PKSHA Technology and Preferred Networks comes as software starts to rival the motor as the most important thing inside a car.

Jeep, Ram kick off product renewal drive

With the exception of a few major projects for its Jeep and Ram brands, FCA has slowed some product development activities while trying to hit aggressive financial targets for 2018 that the automaker set in 2014.