Audi's r&d boss leaves amid emissions scandal inquiryMon, 26, Sep 2016
Audi's head of technical development, Stefan Knirsch, is leaving the carmaker, as investigations continue into parent Volkswagen Group's diesel emissions scandal.
Winterkorn more closely involved with VW's cheating, paper saysMon, 26, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group's former CEO, Martin Winterkorn, approved a plan to disclose only partial information on the automaker's software rigging to U.S. authorities, a German newspaper reported, citing newly uncovered documents.
Automakers tap new partners to bridge tech gapSun, 25, Sep 2016
Automakers are increasingly turning to non-traditional suppliers to bridge the knowledge gap they face as they try to keep pace with rising demand for in-car connectivity and autonomous driving.
VW emissions inquiry has found no evidence against Audi CEO, report saysFri, 23, Sep 2016
Investigators looking into Volkswagen's diesel-emissions scandal have found no suspicious facts against Rupert Stadler, the head of Audi, Reuters reported.
VW pledges to fix all diesel cars in Europe by late 2017, EU saysThu, 22, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group pledged to fix all diesel cars equipped with illicit engine software in Europe by autumn 2017, the European Commission said after talks with the carmaker. VW has repaired less than 10 percent of the 8.5 million affected models in Europe since admitting rigging engines a year ago.
Tesla fixes software bug that exposed hacking vulnerabilitiesWed, 21, Sep 2016
Tesla released a software update to fix bugs that allowed Chinese "white-hat hackers" to remotely break into the Model S' control system and disrupt actions including turn signals, seat positions, displays and the door lock system.
Bosch teams up with SAP on Internet of ThingsWed, 21, Sep 2016
Europe's biggest software firm SAP and German car parts maker Robert Bosch have signed an agreement to partner to connect everything from screwdrivers to cars to the Internet.
VW investors seek $9 billion in damages over emissions scandalWed, 21, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group is facing claims for 8.2 billion euros ($9.14 billion) in damages in the legal district where the automaker is based. The company is being sued by investors who are angry at the drop in VW's stock price following the disclosure that the carmaker rigged U.S. diesel tests.
Tesla fixes software bug that exposed hacking vulnerabilitiesTue, 20, Sep 2016
Tesla Motors released a software update to fix bugs that allowed Chinese "white-hat hackers" to remotely break into the Model S' control system and disrupt actions including turn signals, seat positions, displays and the door lock system.
Renault, Nissan buy French tech firm to develop mobility servicesTue, 20, Sep 2016
Renault and alliance partner Nissan said today they would buy French software development company Sylpheo as they compete with rival automakers and tech firms to develop new services including ride hailing and car sharing.
VW has fixed less than 10% of rigged diesel cars in EuropeMon, 19, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group is making slow progress on fixing cars equipped with illicit engine software in Europe, having repaired less than 10 percent of the 8.5 million affected models, the company said on Monday.
U.S. lawmakers press NHTSA to address vehicle hackingMon, 12, Sep 2016
Four Republican members of Congress urged U.S. auto safety regulators to convene an industry-wide effort to prevent possible attacks on computer systems in vehicles. While there have been no reported cases of vehicle hacking, researchers have shown they can take remote control of vehicle functions such as car horns, brakes and power steering.