Tesla scrambles jets to boost Model 3 battery outputMay 25
Tesla has flown six planes full of robots and equipment from Europe to California in an unusual, high-stakes effort to speed up battery production for the Model 3 electric sedan. The move underscores Tesla CEO Elon Musk's urgency to get a grip on manufacturing problems that have hobbled the launch of the high-volume Model 3.
Tesla settles class action lawsuit over 'dangerous' AutopilotMay 25
Tesla reached an agreement to settle a class action lawsuit with buyers of its Model S and Model X cars who alleged that the company's assisted-driving Autopilot system was "essentially unusable and demonstrably dangerous."
China said to back private investment in state automakersMay 25
China is considering encouraging state-owned automakers to bring in private car manufacturers as investors as it seeks to create an industrial champion to compete with global companies such as Toyota and Volkswagen, Bloomberg reported.
California's top air regulator takes swipe at TrumpMay 24
Acura's story once lost its way, Ikeda saysMay 26
Conti tech chief works toward more AIMay 26
UAW president shows support for U.S. plan to explore import dutiesMay 24
Uber self-driving car failed to recognize pedestrian, brake in Ariz. fatality, U.S. findsMay 24
An Uber autonomous vehicle that struck and killed a woman in Arizona in March failed to identify the pedestrian or to brake, raising serious questions about its performance, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report released Thursday.
In race for self-driving cars, automakers turn tables on Apple, WaymoMay 25
Apple to use VW self-driving vans for employeesMay 23
Apple and Volkswagen struck a deal that let the technology giant equip VW vans with self-driving technology to transport Apple employees between offices, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Pittsburgh lukewarm on Uber's plan to restart autonomous testingMay 23
Trump, automakers reaffirm national mpg goalsMay 23
California's top air-quality official on Wednesday held a series of meetings with auto industry and federal officials in Washington, who reaffirmed a desire to maintain a single national standard for auto efficiency.