Tesla adds more powerful battery optionTue, 23, Aug 2016
Tesla is giving its fans another thing to get charged up about with the introduction of a 100-kilowatt-hour battery pack for both the Model S sedan and Model X crossover.
VW says production will resume after deal with suppliersTue, 23, Aug 2016
VW said the two suppliers with which it has been at loggerheads over a contract dispute had agreed to start delivering parts again and that plants hit by production stoppages would gradually resume output.
GM's mid-trial bid to toss ignition-switch case denied by judgeTue, 23, Aug 2016
General Motors said a Texas judge denied its bid to throw out a lawsuit over a fatal 2011 crash blamed on a faulty ignition switch, after the company accused a car driver and his lawyers of fabricating evidence about the vehicle's key.
Detroit Manufacturing Systems to open plant in ToledoTue, 23, Aug 2016
Detroit Manufacturing Systems LLC plans to announce Wednesday the groundbreaking of a new plant in Toledo to serve the nearby Jeep assembly operations.
VW, U.S. states to hold settlement talks over excess emissionsTue, 23, Aug 2016
Volkswagen has agreed to hold settlement talks with several U.S. states that sued the German automaker for hundreds of millions of dollars over environmental law violations, the automaker said in a court filing today.
Delphi, Mobileye to partner on autonomous driving systemTue, 23, Aug 2016
Suppliers Delphi Automotive and Mobileye have partnered to produce systems for autonomous vehicles that could be put into production as soon as 2019.
Chevy Cruze hatchback spied in DetroitTue, 23, Aug 2016
Chevrolet is close to adding a hatchback model to the Cruze lineup. This captured fleet test vehicle was spotted last week in the Detroit area
GM asks judge to throw out ignition switch case over 'fabricated' keyMon, 22, Aug 2016
General Motors asked a Texas judge to throw out a lawsuit over a fatal 2011 crash blamed on a faulty ignition switch, accusing plaintiffs and their lawyers of fabricating evidence about the vehicle's key during the ongoing trial.
Chevy expands Teen Driver tech to 9 nameplatesTue, 23, Aug 2016
Chevrolet today said it is expanding its Teen Driver technology this fall to nine nameplates, covering 64 percent of the brand's sales. The technology, which debuted on the 2016 Malibu sedan, mutes the audio system until front-seat occupants buckle their safety belts, warns the driver when exceeding a preset speed and allows parents to set a maximum audio volume.
VW production stoppages caused by defiant Bosnian supplierTue, 23, Aug 2016
In a year of almost non-stop crises following revelations of cheating on emissions tests, the force that brought VW factories to a halt wasn't regulators or a court ruling, but a defiant parts supplier from Bosnia-Herzegovina protesting at the cancellation of a contract.
Ssangyong considers U.S., China as Brexit hits U.K. salesTue, 23, Aug 2016
South Korean automaker Ssangyong Motor Co. will look to markets such as the U.S. and China to make up for an expected decline in shipments to the U.K. following the Brexit referendum.
Bosch calls VW owners' diesel-cheating claims in U.S. 'wild and unfounded'Tue, 23, Aug 2016
Bosch rejected as "wild and unfounded" car owners' claims in the U.S. that 38 of its employees conspired with VW Group to develop technology that enabled diesel vehicles to evade pollution-control tests.