Proponents of driverless cars will need to answer these questionsMon, 24, Oct 2016
There are millions of ways that flawed, messy, sometimes inconsiderate humans can mess up a perfectly good utopian scenario.
11th U.S. death related to Takata airbags reported by HondaThu, 20, Oct 2016
U.S. regulators and American Honda have confirmed the 11th U.S. fatality linked to a ruptured Takata airbag inflator.
Subaru prices redesigned 2017 Impreza $100 above outgoing carThu, 20, Oct 2016
Subaru, in a sign of ongoing weakness in the U.S. car market, is pricing the redesigned 2017 Impreza sedan and five-door just $100 above the outgoing 2016 model, despite a larger footprint and additional safety and communications equipment.
Hyundai recalls 62,811 Sonatas for loose sunroofsThu, 20, Oct 2016
Hyundai Motor America is recalling 62,811 Sonata sedans from the 2015-16 model years because the panoramic sunroof can come loose from the car and fall into traffic.
FCA to recall Jeep, Ram, Dodge vehicles in U.S.Wed, 19, Oct 2016
Fiat Chrysler is recalling 182,743 Jeep Wranglers in the U.S. to fix potentially faulty wiring that may disconnect from the SUVs' impact sensors in a crash. The automaker is also recalling about 86,000 Ram trucks and Dodge Charger Pursuit sedans.
Dutch regulator weighs Tesla's use of 'Autopilot' nameTue, 18, Oct 2016
The Dutch agency that approved Tesla's "Autopilot" driver assistance system for use throughout Europe is considering what action to take on the name after several German organizations said it could be misleading.
Election outcome pivotal for auto agendaMon, 17, Oct 2016
In the coming years, lawmakers will weigh in on the midterm evaluation of the Obama administration's signature 2025 fuel economy regulations and whether auto safety regulations need new fundamental changes for the safe deployment of autonomous vehicles, underscoring the stakes for the industry when the mix of red and blue on Capitol Hill is decided on Nov. 8.
Welcome skepticism on autonomous carsMon, 17, Oct 2016
Spending money now on such things would move the goal posts for justifying Level 4 and Level 5 autonomous vehicles against human drivers even further into the future.
Germany sends Tesla drivers Autopilot warning letterFri, 14, Oct 2016
Germany is warning owners of Tesla vehicles that the use of the Autopilot function in their electric cars requires the driver's unrestricted attention at all times.
Honda recalls 350,000 Civics for electronic parking brake glitchThu, 13, Oct 2016
American Honda is recalling approximately 350,000 Civic coupe and sedans in the U.S. from the 2016 model year to fix an issue with the vehicles’ electronic parking brake.
BMW aims to top Mercedes on tech front with retooled 5 seriesWed, 12, Oct 2016
The battle for technological supremacy in the premium midsize sedan segment is intensifying, with BMW claiming the redesigned 5-series sedan will become the most advanced on the market.
Fully autonomous vehicles won't arrive for a long timeMon, 10, Oct 2016
Despite all the buzz about the impending arrival of self-driving cars, the obstacles to perfecting and mass producing fully automated vehicles remain formidable.