U.S. Congressional leaders seek more time to study new mpg rulesMon, 29, Aug 2016
Three Congressional leaders on Monday asked top federal environmental and safety officials to extend by 60 days the public comment period on new vehicle emissions and fuel economy standards.
The car's extra senses: What tech does what?Mon, 29, Aug 2016
Automakers are increasingly turning to cameras, radar, lidar and other sensor technologies to make vehicles safer and more autonomous.
FCA tries to protect vehicle security codesSat, 27, Aug 2016
Fiat Chrysler is threatening serious repercussions to anyone who uses its internal DealerCONNECT software and provides outsiders with "key codes, radio codes and other anti-theft or security measures."
Driverless cars? Safety tech has work to doMon, 29, Aug 2016
The first wave of active safety technology - features such as emergency braking, lane-departure warning and adaptive cruise control - has reduced accidents. But experts say several aspects must be improved before today's advanced driver assistance systems, known as ADAS, can be depended upon in fully autonomous vehicles.
BMW plans 7-series coupe to boost sales of top model line, report saysMon, 29, Aug 2016
BMW plans to launch a sporty two-door version of its 7-series flagship sedan, Bloomberg reported. The luxury coupe could be the first of several new 7-series versions.
China startup recruits Italian expertise for GT96 supercarSun, 28, Aug 2016
China's Techrules has recruited Italian design and engineering partners to help it launch the country's first supercar.
Good marks for collision warning, problems with lane-keeping technologyMon, 29, Aug 2016
As advanced safety technology spreads throughout automakers' vehicle lineups, automakers and suppliers are getting broader feedback about their effectiveness. Two safety systems illustrate the varying results.
Jeff Beck unleashes fiery riff against the driverless carMon, 29, Aug 2016
As a pioneering rock 'n' roll guitarist, Jeff Beck has fearlessly pushed the limits of electric guitar and amplifier technology for more than half a century. But Beck, now 72, has little use for the latest boundary-pushing technology in the auto industry - autonomous cars.
Self-driving in SingaporeMon, 29, Aug 2016
The first driverless taxi showed up last week in a public trial on the streets of Singapore.
Mercedes, Infiniti owners most likely to let car do drivingSat, 27, Aug 2016
If you drive a Mercedes-Benz or an Infiniti luxury vehicle, you’re probably more willing than most drivers to give up the wheel to a robot, according to a MaritzCX survey.
Google hires Airbnb exec to commercialize self-driving carsFri, 26, Aug 2016
Google's self-driving car project took a step closer to market with the hire of a top executive from Airbnb, the online vacation home rental marketplace. Shaun Stewart is joining Google as a director of the self-driving car project, spokesman Johnny Luu said today.
Delphi, Mobileye plan self-driving system by 2019Mon, 29, Aug 2016
Delphi and Mobileye's new partnership proposes Level 4/5 autonomous systems for automakers by 2019.