ALONG FOR THE RIDESun, 25, Sep 2016
For the first time, the auto industry has a clear path ahead of it for the development and deployment of self-driving cars. But federal regulators will be right with them, just one lane over.
Hyundai punts on Genesis high-performance divisionMon, 19, Sep 2016
Hyundai Motor Co. is expanding into performance cars and luxury cars, but what about performance-luxury cars?
Hyundai's great leap forwardMon, 19, Sep 2016
After pressing pause on years of breakneck expansion to nail quality, restock the product pipeline and streamline production, Hyundai is on the offensive again.
Uber plans to open Detroit facilityMon, 19, Sep 2016
Ride-hailing company Uber is preparing to plant roots in Detroit to collaborate with top auto suppliers and automakers. The news today follows Uber's launch of an autonomous vehicle ride-hailing program in Pittsburgh last week.
PSA inks 3D printing deal with U.S. firm aimed at cutting car costsThu, 15, Sep 2016
PSA Group said it has agreed a partnership with a Los Angeles-based 3D printing startup to develop metal printing processes for PSA production lines. The automaker said the deal could lead to cheaper production of whole vehicle structures as well as parts for its models.
Mercedes-AMG adds 2 roadster variants to GT familyWed, 14, Sep 2016
Mercedes-AMG is adding two open-air variants to its high-performance GT lineup. The Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster and GT C Roadster will be powered by 4.0-liter V-8 engines with twin turbochargers, direct injection and a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.
Silicon Valley online course to mint self-driving car engineersTue, 13, Sep 2016
Silicon Valley is creating a crash course in self-driving car technology to address a shortage of engineers with help from a startup in a different field: online education.
Opel says Ampera-e's 249-mile range will 'democratize' EVsTue, 13, Sep 2016
Opel said its Ampera-e battery powered car will eliminate range anxiety for customers because it can travel more than 400 km (249 miles) on a single charge. "Opel is democratizing the electric car with the Ampera-e," the brand's CEO, Karl‑Thomas Neumann, said.
Apple lays off 'dozens' of employees working on self-driving cars, report saysMon, 12, Sep 2016
Apple has laid off “dozens” of employees working on its autonomous driving project, The New York Times reported. The report last week cited three unnamed sources familiar with the project, who said the company has shut down parts of the initiative in an attempt to refocus its strategy.
VW engineer pleads guilty in U.S. court to role in emissions cheating scandalFri, 09, Sep 2016
A Volkswagen engineer pleaded guilty in a U.S. court today for his role in rigging emissions software on 2.0-liter diesels sold in the U.S., marking the first criminal charge in the U.S. government's probe into the VW scandal.
Self-driving trek: From guardian to chauffeurSat, 03, Sep 2016
First your Toyota will be your guardian. Then it will be your chauffeur.
Prius slip paves way for more U.S. clout at ToyotaSun, 04, Sep 2016
Toyota is increasing U.S. input in the development of global platforms for midsize cars and trucks after learning with the Prius that engineers in Japan sometimes miss key American market trends.