Toyota expands Takata airbag recall by 1.6 million vehiclesMon, 23, May 2016
Toyota is recalling almost 1.6 million additional U.S. vehicles for front passenger side Takata airbag inflators that could rupture.
Feds flash their badges on auto dataMon, 23, May 2016
On Feb. 12, some of the auto industry's leading cybersecurity experts gathered at a sprawling FBI complex to meet with an elite digital SWAT team called the Operational Technology Division. It wasn't until a few days later that the significance of the meeting began to sink in.
Mobileye will supply 2 fully autonomous vehicles by 2021Mon, 23, May 2016
Mobileye reveals programs to supply two automakers with fully autonomous drive systems as soon as 2019.
Audi, BMW, Mercedes lead in user-friendly connectivity, study showsMon, 23, May 2016
Audi, BMW and Mercedes lead other automakers in offering easy-to-use connected features, according to a study conducted in European markets, but more needs to be done to make customers aware that of the technology so they don't choose Apple and Google for their Internet-enabled navigation and in-car entertainment.
GM's Cruise Automation tests autonomous Bolt EVsFri, 20, May 2016
General Motors and Cruise Automation have begun testing autonomous prototypes of the Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle. Photos show a white Bolt driving in front of a camouflaged one down the street from Cruise Automation, the San Francisco autonomous vehicle startup that GM bought in March.
AT&T adds connected-car plans, launches first ad campaign aimed at consumersFri, 20, May 2016
AT&T has added Volkswagen and Infiniti to its wireless connected-car program and is introducing a new connected-car data plan for existing tablet or smartphone customers with unlimited plans.
Suppliers question Tesla's ambitious goals for Model 3 outputFri, 20, May 2016
Tesla Motors has surprised auto parts makers with plans to move up high-volume production of the Model 3 to 2018, two years earlier than planned -- an acceleration that supplier executives and industry consultants say would be difficult to achieve and potentially costly.
Panasonic may ramp up investment in Tesla battery plantFri, 20, May 2016
Panasonic is prepared to move up its investment plans for Tesla's battery plant, if needed, to meet strong demand for the EV maker's upcoming Model 3 sedan, an executive at the Japanese electronics group says.
Daimler to set aside $560 million to cover airbag recallThu, 19, May 2016
Daimler said today it would set aside around 500 million euros ($560 million) this year for the recall of some of its vehicles, which contain airbags made by Takata Corp.
Jeep Cherokee, Grand Cherokee output disrupted by steering wheel shortageThu, 19, May 2016
A shortage of steering wheels is disrupting production of the Jeep Cherokee and also has slowed output of the Jeep Grand Cherokee. A third consecutive shift of Cherokee production at Fiat Chrysler's Toledo North Assembly Plant in Ohio was canceled Thursday morning, and an afternoon shift there was shortened Tuesday because of the shortage.
Cruise Automation ex-partners settle dispute after GM dealThu, 19, May 2016
The two co-founders of Cruise Automation, the self-driving car startup acquired by General Motors for a reported $1 billion, settled their dispute and will dismiss their lawsuits against each other.
Google positions updated Android as a standard for carsWed, 18, May 2016
In a play to persuade automakers to run cars on its Android operating system, Google is introducing an updated version of Android that it promises will work easily with key in-car features such as climate control, AM/FM radio and digital instrument clusters.