Saudi oil company stakes its claim at Detroit auto showJan. 15
Lightweight materials r&d facility in Detroit showcased during auto showJan. 15
Linamar to spend up to $402 million on AI, electric and connected vehiclesJan. 15
Ford ups electrification investment to $11B, plans 16 battery-electric vehicles by 2022Jan. 14
GM executives defend NAFTA, Mexican truck plantJan. 13
Toyota, Mazda: Drama behind the rush to AlabamaJan. 15
Thyssenkrupp studies how to steer systems to reliabilityJan. 15
Ford: Half of U.S. lineup to get automatic emergency braking by end of '19Jan. 12
After a report from federal regulators showed Ford lagging rivals on availability of the crash-avoidance technology, the automaker says the safety feature will reach the majority of its vehicles by next year and the rest by 2022.
PRODUCTION SHIFTJan. 15
After opening several large plants in recent years -- and with more under construction -- transplant automakers are expected to account for more than half of North American production for the first time ever in 2018.
GM ride-hailing fleet would ditch steering wheel, pedals in 2019Jan. 12
GM plans to launch public ride-hailing services with self-driving vehicles that don't have manual controls such as steering wheels and pedals, starting in 2019. GM has asked federal regulators to waive 16 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards that currently prohibit such vehicles on roadways.
2018 VW Tiguan being probed in U.S. for seat belt issueJan. 12
Rival chip companies heat up AI competitionJan. 15
Production-ready autonomous cars will require vast amounts of computing power. In back-to-back keynotes, Intel and Nvidia showed two different approaches, but the companies developing this technology are unsure which path is best to take.