Automakers on board for new Detroit auto show mobility exhibitThu, 23, Jun 2016
GM, Nissan and Toyota will have a presence at the Detroit auto show's new mobility-themed exhibit in 2017. The auto show is also adding an outdoor driving experience on a 1.5-mile closed loop where manufacturers can demonstrate autonomous technologies.
IIHS may broaden small-overlap ratingThu, 23, Jun 2016
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said it may add passenger-side evaluations to its influential crashworthiness ratings program after it found that several small crossovers showed disparities in driver- and passenger-side protection in the group's tough small-overlap crash test.
Faraday cleared to test self-driving cars on California roadsTue, 21, Jun 2016
Faraday Future plans to begin testing prototype self-driving electric vehicles on California roads later this year after winning approval from the state.
Honda joins pickup bed fray between Chevy, FordMon, 13, Jun 2016
Honda is stepping into the battle between Ford and Chevrolet over the strength of their pickup truck beds.
Senators urge automakers to disclose new Takata recallsWed, 08, Jun 2016
U.S. lawmakers want consumers to know if the new car they're buying contains a Takata airbag inflator included in the largest recall in U.S. history.
Ford drives Mustang to win Twitter engagement race in MayMon, 06, Jun 2016
Ford capitalized on #MustangMonday to help it generate the most engagement of any automotive Twitter account aimed at U.S. audiences last month.
2017 Honda Accord Hybrid gets more power, efficiencyMon, 06, Jun 2016
The re-engineered 2017 Accord Hybrid delivers what Honda calls class-leading fuel economy thanks to a tweaked two-motor hybrid system that improves power and efficiency.
New urgency from Honda, Toyota on next-gen technologiesSat, 04, Jun 2016
Toyota and Honda have unveiled separate initiatives for car connectivity and artificial intelligence, the latest moves by Japan's auto industry to counter emerging tech rivals in Silicon Valley.
Is the hatch back?Sun, 05, Jun 2016
The U.S. market for hatchbacks is expected to grow faster than any of the other nine vehicle body styles tracked by research firm IHS Automotive.
Honda merges into autonomous trafficSun, 05, Jun 2016
A demonstration event at California's GoMentum autonomous-vehicle testing site was meant to highlight Honda's progress in developing and testing autonomous cars. But it also served as another reminder that after years of distractions and doubt, Honda is keen to reassert itself as a leader in innovation.
Honda shifts gears for more HR-VsMon, 06, Jun 2016
Honda, looking to build on sales momentum pushing growth ahead of the overall market, could boost North American production capacity for the new HR-V by some 60 percent to tap booming demand for subcompact crossovers.
May sales drop 6.1% on weak car sales; SAAR stays strongWed, 01, Jun 2016
The U.S. auto industry recorded its biggest monthly sales drop in nearly six years in May as most automakers posted declines amid plunging demand for passenger cars. May volume fell 6.1 percent to 1.5 million vehicles. Still, the SAAR came in at 17.46 million, a level on par with last year’s record sales.