Infiniti pushes performance, technologySat, 30, Jul 2016
Infiniti boss Roland Krueger is picking his battles to grow his premium brand. His strategy? Focus on what's under the hood.
Tesla mulling 2 theories to explain 'Autopilot' crash, report saysFri, 29, Jul 2016
Tesla told U.S. Senate Commerce Committee staff it is considering two theories that may help explain what led to the May 7 fatal crash that killed a Florida man who was using the car's "Autopilot" system, a person familiar with the meeting told Reuters on Friday.
Tesla crash does little to sway public opinion on self-driving carsFri, 29, Jul 2016
Consumers are more aware of self-driving cars, but slightly less interested in riding in them, according to two surveys conducted after a fatal crash of a Tesla equipped with self-driving technology.
Apple taps BlackBerry talent as car project takes software turn, report saysThu, 28, Jul 2016
Apple hired the former head of BlackBerry's automotive software division as new leadership at the iPhone-maker's car team places increased emphasis on developing self-driving technology, people familiar with the project told Bloomberg.
Mercedes pulls ad challenged by safety groupsThu, 28, Jul 2016
Mercedes-Benz USA is pulling an ad for the redesigned 2017 E-class sedan after consumer and safety advocates on Wednesday called the spot misleading in its depiction of the vehicle’s driver-assist systems.
Mercedes challenged over 'Drive Pilot' TV adWed, 27, Jul 2016
Consumer and auto safety advocates have called on the FTC to investigate Mercedes-Benz over a TV commercial for the 2017 E-class, saying the ad could mislead consumers by overstating the capability of automated driving systems available on the sedan.
U.S. report says Tesla driver speeding in fatal Autopilot crashTue, 26, Jul 2016
A driver killed in the May 7 crash of a Tesla Motors car while using Autopilot driving-assist software was speeding, U.S. highway safety investigators said on Tuesday in a preliminary report that did not state a probable cause.
Mobileye says Tesla contract won't be extended; tech supplier posts 76% gain in Q2 profitsTue, 26, Jul 2016
Mobileye NV, an Israeli maker of driving-assistance chips and software, posted a surge in second-quarter earnings and revenue, but said its contract with Tesla would not be renewed after it expires.
All-Terrain TechnologyMon, 25, Jul 2016
JLR is working on connected-car technologies that work regardless of terrain with the goal of reducing driver stress, accidents and injuries. No word yet on when these will debut.
Vehicle-shopping app swipes a dating ideaMon, 25, Jul 2016
A new app allows shoppers to swipe through images of new and used vehicles gathered from more than 29,000 dealership sites across the U.S.
ASKED & ANSWERED: Gill Pratt, CEO, Toyota Research InstituteMon, 25, Jul 2016
Gill Pratt talks autonomous driving and about those that don't want a machine driving for them.
Maven chief drives GM in a new directionSat, 23, Jul 2016
Julia Steyn, who is leading GM's various experiments in vehicle sharing and transportation services under the Maven brand, says she's encouraged by the early results.