Honda's Hachigo: Key models, electrification up nextMon, 24, Oct 2016
Hachigo's mantra is to prioritize quality and innovation over volume. He says Honda will unleash an onslaught of electrified vehicles and is preparing for new mobility businesses.
Ford's Fields: Automaker 'getting ahead' of industry changesMon, 24, Oct 2016
Amid skepticism on Wall Street, CEO Mark Fields aims to prove that Ford is in much better shape to withstand a downturn in the market.
Toyota aims to assist, not replace, driversSat, 22, Oct 2016
Toyota is in no hurry to join the auto industry's stampede to launch fleet tests of Google-style self-driving taxis. The company's top priority is to help the motorist to drive safely, rather than to replace the driver, a senior Toyota executive said last week.
A perfect spot to test autonomous carsMon, 24, Oct 2016
Perhaps we need a new Convergence on autonomous vehicles.
Qualcomm bid for NXP could lead it into battleMon, 24, Oct 2016
Qualcomm's bid to get NXP would make it an automotive chip colossus - but the competition won't be easy.
Tesla plans to equip new vehicles with self-driving hardwareWed, 19, Oct 2016
After receiving scrutiny from regulators worldwide, Tesla Motors has ratcheted up its self-driving efforts by equipping all models with hardware that could enable fully autonomous driving.
Unusual alliance key to network of self-driving carsMon, 24, Oct 2016
Automakers, suppliers and governments must work together to develop truly autonomous vehicles.
Google, automakers object to California rules for self-driving carsWed, 19, Oct 2016
Google and automakers objected to California proposals to set new, mandatory rules for testing self-driving cars in the state, which industry officials said could hobble their efforts in the home to much of self-driving vehicle testing and development.
Lear seeks edge in seating, electronics with new Detroit design, innovation centerTue, 18, Oct 2016
Lear CEO Matt Simoncini believes a new design and innovation center in downtoww Detroit will give the company an advantage as a supplier and designer of advanced seating and electronics technologies. The center, housed in a 129-year-old former cigar factory that Lear bought and refurbished for $10 million, will serve as a design center and technology incubator.
Don't risk public safety in quest for self-driving carsMon, 17, Oct 2016
The rush is on to get autonomous vehicles on the market and on U.S. roads. But progress must not come while putting the public at risk.
Industry is crazy over technologyMon, 17, Oct 2016
I am not sure where the clamor is coming from. But judging by the Paris motor show, the auto industry is going crazy about electric cars and self-driving vehicles.
Welcome skepticism on autonomous carsMon, 17, Oct 2016
Spending money now on such things would move the goal posts for justifying Level 4 and Level 5 autonomous vehicles against human drivers even further into the future.