How the subconscious takes in an auto showSat, 18, Feb 2017
As I walked through the Ford exhibit at the Detroit auto show, experts at a division of the company called Nielsen Consumer Neuroscience had me outfitted with biometric sensors and a pair of glasses that tracked the movement of my eyes as they darted around the environment until locking in on the GT.
Toyota looks to spread success of TRD trimsSun, 19, Feb 2017
Toyota's expansion of Toyota Racing Development trims across its truck line opens the door for a sporty subbrand that could find its way onto higher-volume products such as the RAV4 and Camry as the automaker chases younger and more affluent buyers.
For safety, driverless cars call for backupSat, 18, Feb 2017
Restoring jobs at Canadian GM plant key to new contract, union saysFri, 17, Feb 2017
GM must restore hundreds of jobs being cut at a southern Ontario assembly plant or risk failing to reach a new contract with the factory's workers this fall, the president of Canada's largest auto workers union said on Friday.
GM plans to build, test thousands of self-driving Bolts in 2018, report saysFri, 17, Feb 2017
General Motors plans to deploy thousands of self-driving electric cars in test fleets in partnership with ride-sharing affiliate Lyft Inc, beginning in 2018, two sources familiar with the automaker’s plans told Reuters.
LotLinx names Dataium founder as president and chief product officerFri, 17, Feb 2017
Vauxhall future uncertain after GM-PSA deal and Brexit voteFri, 17, Feb 2017
Ferrari will unveil fastest series car to dateThu, 16, Feb 2017
Ferrari will debut the 812 Superfast, its most powerful series production car to date. The mid-front-engine sports car is an updated version of the F12 Berlinetta fitted with an enlarged variant of that model's naturally aspirated V-12 engine that produces 789hp.
Aston Martin looks to leverage Daimler technology without being boughtFri, 17, Feb 2017
Ford's dozing engineers side with Google in full autonomy pushFri, 17, Feb 2017
As Ford has tested self-driving cars, it noticed a problem during test drives: Engineers monitoring the rides are dozing off. So Ford plans to take the human out of the loop entirely by removing the steering wheel, brake and gas pedals from its driverless cars debuting in 2021.
UAW plans 'buy American' ad campaignThu, 16, Feb 2017
UAW President Dennis Williams said he is “in discussions” to produce advertisements to encourage U.S. customers to buy union-made cars manufactured in America. The idea was inspired by a revived buy American sentiment that has been growing since the 2008 recession.