New headlight criteria mean fewer vehicles get IIHS top safety picksThu, 08, Dec 2016
Global automaker group seeks to block EPA from finalizing mpg rulesWed, 07, Dec 2016
Automakers including Toyota and Honda have launched a fresh effort to stop the EPA -- before President Obama leaves office -- from cementing a regulation that would slash tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions through 2025.
'Mystery device' helps thieves steal cars with push-button ignitions, report saysWed, 07, Dec 2016
The National Insurance Crime Bureau today said it obtained and tested a so-called “mystery device” that can allow a thief to break into a vehicle without leaving behind any of the traditional pieces of evidence such as broken glass.
Ford conducts additional tests on 2017 F-150 and Raptor 10-speed transmissionsTue, 06, Dec 2016
Ford's 2017 F-150 and Raptor trucks with a new 10-speed transmission began arriving on some dealer lots last month, but the automaker said it is holding some models for additional testing as part of its normal launch ramp-up.
Does self-driving plan rely too much on states?Mon, 05, Dec 2016
Confusion en route to self-driving vehiclesMon, 05, Dec 2016
Renault-Nissan names veteran exec Philippe Brunet as new powertrain chiefWed, 07, Dec 2016
Renault-Nissan named veteran executive Philippe Brunet to replace the top executive in charge of engines and transmissions. The change comes as tightening emissions regulations expose the slow pace of integration between the powertrain divisions of the alliance partners.
Chevrolet midsize crossover spottedTue, 06, Dec 2016
GM has been spotted testing a vehicle that could be Chevrolet’s upcoming midsize crossover planned to slot between the Equinox and Traverse. The vehicle, expected to be called the Blazer, would be the same size as the 2017 GMC Acadia, which is noticeably smaller than the first-generation Acadia.
Mexico auto exports, output rise in NovemberTue, 06, Dec 2016
Ford moves Fiesta upscale; plans for U.S. are unclearMon, 05, Dec 2016
Ford Motor Co. offered no details about U.S. plans for its eighth-generation Fiesta at the subcompact's global unveiling in Germany last week, but the European version gets a more upscale interior and diverse range of trim levels.
2017 Honda CR-VSun, 04, Dec 2016
GM builds final Australian engineMon, 05, Dec 2016
Australian auto industry wind-down continues with General Motors ending engine production after nearly 70 years. Car production stops next year when GM and Toyota close plants, putting an end to Australia's auto industry.