Inside Google's quest to shape the rules of the driverless roadFri, 29, Apr 2016
Google is mounting a lobbying and public-relations campaign across America to win acceptance for autonomous vehicles and to shape the rules of the driverless road. And the tech giant, one of the first companies to launch a development effort, has emerged as the most visible and assertive lobbyist, with the most ambitious view of how self-driving vehicles should be deployed.
Ford plans EV to compete with Chevy Bolt, Tesla Model 3, Fields confirmsThu, 28, Apr 2016
Ford is developing an electric vehicle that would be competitive with the Chevrolet Bolt and Tesla Model 3, CEO Mark Fields said.
High warranty costs reflect Tesla's struggle with qualityWed, 27, Apr 2016
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has told investors his electric car company will stop burning cash and turn a profit this year, and corralling costs associated with quality problems will be critical to making good on that pledge.
Panasonic to make push into autonomous techMon, 25, Apr 2016
Consumer electronics maker Panasonic grew big in automotive with vehicle displays and batteries for electric vehicles. But now, the supplier is looking for even bigger growth from its emerging technologies for autonomous-drive cars.
Ford plunks down $200,000 for Model XMon, 25, Apr 2016
Automakers often buy cars made by competitors for road testing and for “tear-downs,” but how often do they go to the expense that Ford did to obtain a Tesla Model X? Ford paid $199,950 - $55,000 more than the sticker price - to buy one of the first copies of the Model X.
Teasing Tesla: No waiting on a Nissan LeafMon, 25, Apr 2016
Nissan couldn't resist taking a swipe at Tesla last weekend, reminding consumers in nationwide advertising that it has been mass-producing the all-electric Leaf since 2010.
Nissan ads take a poke at upstart TeslaFri, 22, Apr 2016
Tesla Motors has been crowing about the nearly 400,000 "reservations" it has received for its electric Model 3 sedan. Nissan has now turned those reservations into fodder for its own advertising for the electric Nissan Leaf.
Ford pays $200,000 to check out a Tesla Model XWed, 20, Apr 2016
Ford paid $199,950 -- $55,000 more than the sticker price -- to buy one of the first SUVs made by Tesla Motors, according to vehicle registration documents obtained by Bloomberg.
No 200-mile electric car in Ford's immediate futureMon, 18, Apr 2016
Ford is sticking with 100 miles of driving range for the Focus Electric to rein in weight and costs, says the company's electrified programs chief.
Apple hires Tesla engineer to head car project, report saysTue, 19, Apr 2016
Apple hired former Tesla Motors vice president of vehicle engineering Chris Porritt to work on "special projects" related to the tech giant’s electric car initiative, website Electrek reported today.
Tesla Model S face-lift kills grilleMon, 18, Apr 2016
Aware that a grille on an electric vehicle is about as useful as air conditioning in the Arctic, Tesla Motors has scrapped the blacked-out nose cone on the Model S and given the car a smooth, grille-free look.
Musk ahead of pace to profit from Tesla stock optionsMon, 18, Apr 2016
Elon Musk is ahead of schedule to get a huge payday from Tesla Motors even though he earns less than $40,000 in annual salary.