Volvo sees Microsoft HoloLens speeding up car developmentThu, 20, Oct 2016
Volvo says it is the first automaker to test Microsoft's HoloLens augmented-reality goggles as a tool. The technology could dramatically affect car development, which would help the automaker meet its goal of reducing the time it takes to develop a new model to 20 months from 30 months.
Honda's '17 CR-V gets turbo -- and a volume knobThu, 13, Oct 2016
Honda is giving the fifth-generation CR-V more space, horsepower, refinement, fuel efficiency and safety features for 2017, a top-to-bottom remake of the segment-leading crossover that echoes the Civic's transformation last year.
Tesla Autopilot a 'traffic hazard,' Germany's transport agency findsFri, 07, Oct 2016
The Autopilot function on Tesla's Model S car represents a "considerable traffic hazard," according to an internal report for Germany's Transport Ministry, a German magazine reported Friday.
GM packs more pickup into diesel V-8Thu, 29, Sep 2016
The heavy-duty versions of the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups will be available early next year with a new version of the 6.6-liter Duramax V-8 turbodiesel that is the most powerful engine General Motors has ever offered in its pickups.
Audi Q5 gains size, powerThu, 29, Sep 2016
Audi aims to retain its leadership position in luxury crossovers with a second-generation Q5 that adds size, technology and power to the outgoing model.
Ram packs Rebel with supercharged, 575-hp V-8Thu, 29, Sep 2016
Fiat Chrysler's Ram brand introduced a high-powered, off-road concept version of the Ram Rebel, dubbed the Rebel TRX, Thursday at the State Fair of Texas. The concept pickup features a 575-hp, 6.2-liter, supercharged V-8 engine, making it the most powerful pickup FCA has ever built.
Honda, at last, previews Civic Type R bound for U.S.Thu, 29, Sep 2016
Years of pining for Honda's Civic Type R in the U.S. are finally coming to an end as the automaker signals what the car will look like.
Daimler plans hypercar, expanded AMG lineupWed, 28, Sep 2016
Daimler is working on a new "hypercar" and also plans to expand its range of upmarket AMG Mercedes-Benz performance cars by at least 10 models. The hypercar, due to be produced in about 2.5 years' time, will feature the powertrain of the current Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 car with a modified gearbox and will be made from carbon fiber.
VW sets EV launch for 2020Wed, 28, Sep 2016
Volkswagen will launch a compact electric car in 2020 with a range of up to 370 miles as it seeks to sell 1 million EVs per year by 2025, the automaker said Wednesday. VW revealed a concept car, dubbed the I.D., to hint at the compact EV.