Self-driving car startup NuTonomy in talks to raise new fundsTue, 27, Sep 2016
NuTonomy, a self-driving car startup backed by Ford Motor Chairman Bill Ford and Singapore's government, is in discussions with potential investors for a new round of funding as it works toward a full commercial launch in 2018.
U.S. senators seek federal probe of Takata-linked explosionWed, 31, Aug 2016
Two U.S. senators on Wednesday called on the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the Aug. 22 crash and explosion of a truck carrying Takata Corp. airbag parts that killed a woman and injured four others.
Tesla, eyeing summer vacationers, to open Hamptons, Cape Cod storesMon, 23, May 2016
Is Nissan's problem the dealers' fault?Mon, 28, Dec 2015
I was a Nissan dealer in Cambridge, Mass. That small store is how I got started in the automobile business. That was 1984. After receiving a termination notice in 1996 and seeking judicial relief, I sold the store in 2000. For the past 15 years, I have seen no improvement in Nissan's market share. Is it really the dealers' fault?
Nissan dealer story was one-sidedMon, 28, Dec 2015
In Boston, Nissan's a tough sell to dealersMon, 21, Dec 2015
Nissan's frayed relations with dealers can be seen in Boston, where one abandoned store sits vacant and the company has had problems filling two open points, sources say. The problems, they say, stem from Nissan's push to reach 10 percent market share in the U.S.
Nissan policies erode store values, experts sayMon, 21, Dec 2015
The value of a Nissan-brand dealership lags that of its closest rivals when it should be higher given Nissan's growing sales, buy-sell experts say. They blame Nissan's policies, such as setting sales targets that dealers consider unrealistic and favoring certain dealership buyers, for turning off potential buyers and thus eroding valuations.
CarMax, consumer groups spar over recall repair responsibilityTue, 15, Dec 2015
Snowbound New England dealers miss strong Feb. salesFri, 27, Feb 2015
As Massachusetts recovers from 100 inches of snow in recent weeks, many dealers there are reporting weaker-than-expected February sales, operational losses and lack of space because of massive snow piles. And New England missed out on an otherwise robust month for US auto sales.
About 100 EV stations planned for high-traffic east- and west-coast locationsThu, 22, Jan 2015
Around 100 new electric vehicle quick-charging stations will be installed along high-traffic highway corridors on the east and west coasts by year-end under a new deal announced today by BMW, Volkswagen and EV-charging network operator ChargePoint.
'Car Talk' co-host Tom Magliozzi dies at age 77Mon, 03, Nov 2014
Tom Magliozzi, the retired co-host of National Public Radio's “Car Talk” show known for his contagious laugh and car-infused banter, died today, NPR said. Magliozzi died of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 77.