Why does politics leave this industry so tongue-tied?Mon, 26, Sep 2016
For the third consecutive presidential election cycle, the automotive industry and its business practices have been thrust into the middle of a political fight.
ALONG FOR THE RIDESun, 25, Sep 2016
For the first time, the auto industry has a clear path ahead of it for the development and deployment of self-driving cars. But federal regulators will be right with them, just one lane over.
Partnership forms in the parking lotMon, 26, Sep 2016
Traffic data supplier Inrix has agreed to provide data for the mapping app Waze that will help drivers find a parking spot more quickly. The partnership pairs Inrix with Waze's owner, Google, a company that it once deemed a competitor to its vision for in-car services.
Detroit 3 to skip step en route to autonomyMon, 26, Sep 2016
Detroit 3 technology chiefs say their companies plan to skip a major step on the path to autonomous vehicles.
Next-gen Jeep Compass surfaces in BrazilMon, 26, Sep 2016
Spy photographers in Brazil caught the next-generation Jeep Compass in the middle of a photo shoot completely undisguised earlier this month.
Bigger 7-seater for SubaruMon, 26, Sep 2016
Subaru is trying again with a new seven-seat crossover that will replace the ill-fate Tribeca in 2018.
New U.S. self-driving car guidelines urge rivals to share dataWed, 21, Sep 2016
The Obama administration's proposed U.S. guidelines for self-driving cars unveiled Tuesday will ask the world's automakers -- not to mention Google, Tesla and Uber -- to do something they are not likely to be thrilled about: share data.
BMW reprises its role as filmmakerTue, 20, Sep 2016
BMW will produce a short film to mark the 15th anniversary of its original series. The 10-minute film is called “The Escape,” and features Hollywood stars. The teaser was one of the highlights of the Automotive News Marketing Seminar in New York.
Chevy's midengine Corvette?Mon, 19, Sep 2016
Spy photos appear to show the long-rumored, midengine Chevrolet Corvette.
Google seeks changes in Mich. robot car legislationWed, 14, Sep 2016
Google has proposed changes to two bills intended to advance autonomous driving in Michigan, citing concerns that companies that don't build cars -- such as the Silicon Valley tech giant -- would be excluded from their protections.
Krafcik to keynote Detroit auto show's AutoMobili-D expoTue, 13, Sep 2016
The Detroit auto show's new AutoMobili-D exposition has its keynote speaker: John Krafcik, CEO of Google's self-driving car project. Krafcik is set to give a presentation on Sunday, Jan. 8, on the first day of AutoMobili-D. It runs until Thursday, Jan. 12.
Silicon Valley online course to mint self-driving car engineersTue, 13, Sep 2016
Silicon Valley is creating a crash course in self-driving car technology to address a shortage of engineers with help from a startup in a different field: online education.