GM making big changes to lighten pickupsDec. 11
It would be the largest-scale automotive application of carbon fiber, whose long, labor-intensive production process and high cost relative to steel and aluminum have limited its use mostly to luxury vehicles and sports cars.
U.S. recall process still in need of its own fixDec. 4
Three years after massive recalls engulfed the auto industry, the process for finding vehicle owners and completing the necessary repairs remains disjointed at best, with few reforms to protect the public when the next major vehicle safety crisis hits.
Signs point to VW plugging its electrics into Tenn. plantDec. 9
Honda goes the extra mile to close out airbag recallsDec. 11
It took a while for Honda to recognize the scope of its problem with bad Takata airbag inflators, but since it did, the company has led the way in finding affected vehicles and getting their owners to come in for repairs.
New GM app highlights its remote update capabilitiesDec. 11
Industry right-sizes its stocksDec. 11
Intel rivalry with Nvidia starts to get a bit chippyDec. 11
IIHS top safety picks dwindle under new criteriaDec. 7
Only Musk can get away with thisDec. 11
M-B aims to revive its CLS with 5th seat, V-6Dec. 4
Toyota will decide on new U.S. plant location in early 2018Dec. 4
BMW denies diesel cars have 'shut off' device to mask high NOx emissionsDec. 5
BMW denied allegations that engine management software shut off a system filtering emissions in some of its diesel cars. A German environmental group alleged that a 3-series diesel wagon emitted amounts of NOx seven times above the legal limit.