U.S. Senate panel delays vote to approve NHTSA chiefMay 21
The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee delayed a vote on President Trump's nominee to be the top auto safety regulator in the face of opposition among Democrats over planned changes to vehicle emissions rules.
Automakers to White House: Climate change is realMay 21
Intel Mobileye car ignores red light in self-driving testMay 21
Mobileye, the Intel-owned maker of driver-assistance systems, has joined the race to create a fully driverless car with a fleet of prototype vehicles that navigate Jerusalem without the use of lasers or radars, which rivals have relied on heavily. But there have been speed bumps.
At least 18 Jeep vehicles damaged in fire in ToledoMay 21
Tesla Model 3 braking, controls draw rebuke in Consumer Reports testsMay 21
Toyota plans to roll into China's EV market in GAC vehicleMay 21
Toyota is taking an unprecedented route to meet China's stringent green car quotas: Its showrooms will sell an EV without the Japanese company's triple-oval logo and instead will feature the label of GAC Motor, Toyota's China partner.
Threat of cobalt supply crunch could hinder EV growthMay 21
A burgeoning risk of a supply crunch in cobalt -- a key battery metal that has more than tripled in price in two years -- poses one of the biggest threats to forecasts for rising electric vehicle adoption.
In Illinois, Tesla-like dreams for an EV startup, former Mitsubishi factoryMay 21
Startup Rivian Automotive, steered by a 35-year-old MIT grad, paid $16 million for a mothballed car factory and its equipment in Illinois with bold plans to produce EVs -- a pickup first and then an SUV.
Tesla shareholders urged to remove Musk from chairman's roleMay 21
Hyundai succumbs to pressure, scraps $8.8 billion revampMay 21
The Brexit bottleneck: How freight could get stuck at the borderMay 21
At $78,000, Tesla moves mass-market Model 3 beyond massesMay 21
Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled specifications for a faster and more powerful version of the Model 3 in tweets over the weekend. It will cost $78,000, more than double the $35,000 base-model starting price.