Yanfeng to invest in new HQ, tech center near DetroitFri, 20, Jan 2017
Uber hires Google veteran Singhal to aid self-driving engineeringFri, 20, Jan 2017
Toyota built 6.6% of North American vehicles in Mexico last yearFri, 20, Jan 2017
Engineering firm ABB to build $90 million r&d operation in MontrealFri, 20, Jan 2017
'Sigh of relief' for self-driving cars after Tesla clearedFri, 20, Jan 2017
The push to bring self-driving cars to American roads got a significant boost on Thursday when the nation's chief auto safety regulator essentially cleared Tesla's Autopilot system of fault in a fatal 2016 crash.
VW joins Ford, BMW to offer Amazon's 'Alexa' voice serviceFri, 20, Jan 2017
Volkswagen will offer the first embedded application of Amazon's Alexa voice service in a vehicle, as the growing focus on network-connected appliances and other home devices inspires collaborations between automakers and technical service providers.
BMW design boss Habib is quitting automakerFri, 20, Jan 2017
BMW's design boss, Karim Habib, is leaving the automaker, a company source said. Habib's departure follows the exit of two other key designers, exacerbating a period of upheaval in BMW's design department.
BMW plans more purchasing with Daimler, report saysFri, 20, Jan 2017
BMW plans to expand its cooperation with Daimler in purchasing components, the automaker's new head of purchasing, Markus Duesmann, told a German newspaper. BMW will have to alter its procurement to meet the trend for EVs and autonomous driving, Duesmann also said.
Michigan testing site named federal driverless car proving groundThu, 19, Jan 2017
Another round of Takata airbag recalls filed by 13 automakersThu, 19, Jan 2017
More than a dozen automakers this week recalled another 652,000 vehicles with Takata airbag inflators in the U.S. to replace front passenger inflators as the largest callback in the history of the auto industry continues to cascade through the regulatory process.
U.S. closing Tesla autopilot death investigation without demanding recall, report saysThu, 19, Jan 2017
U.S. regulators said on Thursday they found no evidence of any defects in Tesla electric cars after investigating the death of a man whose Model S collided with a truck while he was using its Autopilot system, the first known fatality involving semi-autonomous driving software.