China's BYD expands U.S. manufacturing plantThu, 15, Sep 2016
Chinese automaker BYD, which is backed by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, said it launched its second of three phases of construction at its manufacturing plant in Lancaster, Calif., on Tuesday.
Silicon Valley online course to mint self-driving car engineersTue, 13, Sep 2016
Silicon Valley is creating a crash course in self-driving car technology to address a shortage of engineers with help from a startup in a different field: online education.
Ford acquires shuttle service, bike-sharing company in Calif.Fri, 09, Sep 2016
In an effort to expand its “mobility services,” Ford has acquired the San Francisco-based shuttle service Chariot and partnered with bike-share company Motivate, the company said Friday.
Cadillac retail plan draws another challenge; global sales surge in AugustTue, 06, Sep 2016
The nation's largest state dealer association has urged Cadillac to delay its Project Pinnacle incentive program, arguing that the plan will hurt dealers and violate at least eight California franchise laws.
California's VW diesel-cheating agreement approved by judgeFri, 02, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group's agreement with California to resolve unfair competition claims tied to the company's emissions-cheating scandal won final approval from the federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits in the U.S.
California's zero-emissions vehicle program is stuck in neutralThu, 01, Sep 2016
A complex credit system has left California well off the pace needed to meet clean-vehicle sales goals. The state has estimated regulations would result in zero-emission vehicles, or ZEVs, making up about 15 percent of all California auto sales by 2025, but the current share has been stuck at 3 percent since 2014.
VW closes Santa Monica studio in design shuffleMon, 29, Aug 2016
Volkswagen Group's Design Center California in Santa Monica will close in November. Meanwhile, Audi plans to open its first U.S. design studio in Malibu, Calif.