North Carolina denies Tesla a dealership licenseMon, 23, May 2016
North Carolina denied Tesla Motors' bid to attain a second dealership license in the state, saying the automaker must go through a third-party dealership group.
Google plans r&d center for self-driving cars in suburban DetroitWed, 25, May 2016
Google plans to open a 53,000-square-foot operation in suburban Detroit to conduct further r&d for the company's self-driving automotive technology.
VW argues penalties sought by U.S. over diesel scandal are excessiveWed, 25, May 2016
Volkswagen argued in a court filing that fines sought by the U.S. government to penalize the company for rigging diesel vehicles to cheat emissions tests are excessive.
S. Korea's Mando said to be in talks to supply parts for Tesla Model 3Tue, 24, May 2016
Mando Corp. is in talks with Tesla Motors to supply parts for its Model 3 car, an industry source said, as it seeks to join other South Korean firms supplying components for Tesla's more affordable electric cars.
Public not sold on fully autonomous vehicles, study findsMon, 23, May 2016
More than four out of five people would prefer not to ride in fully autonomous vehicles, a study published today found.
Tesla, eyeing summer vacationers, to open Hamptons, Cape Cod storesMon, 23, May 2016
Tesla Motors, preparing for the Memorial Day holiday and a surge in summer travel in two of the nation’s most well-known vacation spots, plans to open stores in the Hamptons and Cape Cod on Friday.
Packing heat? That's cool with some Texas dealersSun, 22, May 2016
On Jan. 1, it became legal in Texas to openly carry a handgun if the person has a license and the property owner does not display a sign banning the practice. Many dealers display such a sign, and some are even okay with openly packing heat in their dealerships.
Toyota suspends output at Texas truck plant after storm damageWed, 18, May 2016
Toyota temporarily halted production at its sprawling San Antonio pickup truck plant on Wednesday after it was hit by lashing rain and strong winds during a major storm.
VW seeks dismissal of some U.S. emissions claimsWed, 18, May 2016
VW asked a California judge to dismiss some claims in a suit filed by the U.S. government over diesel vehicles rigged to cheat pollution controls. VW said the U.S. suit lacks facts to support claims that any VW defendants knew about defeat devices in vehicles with 3.0-liter engines.
Tesla probes how subcontractor's worker was hurt in California plantMon, 16, May 2016
Tesla said it is investigating how a worker from Slovenia was critically injured in a fall while on the job last year at the company’s plant in Fremont, Calif. The Mercury News newspaper in San Jose, Calif., published an investigative story on Sunday, May 15, about the incident.
At Mission Mitsubishi, hailstorm recovery hinges on overtaxed staff, new hires, outside helpMon, 16, May 2016
Weeks after the April 12 hailstorm hit San Antonio, Mission Mitsubishi still had an estimated two to three months of repair work ahead. "We are so overwhelmed," said General Manager Islam Hindash. Here are scenes from his shop.
Dana to build axle plant to supply Jeep, another automakerMon, 09, May 2016
Dana said today it will invest $70 million in a new axle plant in Toledo, Ohio, that will supply Jeep and another automaker.