Rising China poised to call the shots at Honda nowAug. 19
Honda's rapidly expanding footprint in China spotlights how the world's biggest auto market is pulling focus and resources away from the United States. The Japanese automaker is setting priorities in everything from production to product development.
AutoNews Now: U.S. seeks to extradite Audi execAug. 18
Ford considering removable steering wheel, pedals for autonomous carsAug. 18
Delphi invests in Israeli lidar-maker InnovizAug. 18
Porsche forges carbon fiber in the wheelAug. 18
Porsche has developed an all-carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic wheel and says it will be the first global automaker to offer the wheel when it debuts in early 2018 as an option on the 911 Turbo S Exclusive series.
Ford CEO: Robots won't be taking over the road anytime soonAug. 17
Ford's newly minted CEO doesn't foresee a robot takeover when it comes to the advent of autonomous vehicles. Jim Hackett says technology will gradually augment current challenges, easing pain points such as limited parking and vehicle access that commuters deal with daily.
Profit-rich trucks may catch break in Trump auto reviewAug. 15
Fiat Chrysler joins BMW, Intel self-driving allianceAug. 16
Fiat Chrysler is joining the self-driving alliance led by BMW, Intel and Mobileye, becoming the second automaker in the year-old group to opt to partner in developing an autonomous driving platform. The alliance plans to put both Level 3 and Level 4/5 automated driving technology into production by 2021.
Toyota targets Olympics for autonomous attentionAug. 13
Toyota, Denso, Intel, others form big data consortiumAug. 10
U.S. opens comment period for review of mpg rulesAug. 10
The federal government began seeking public comments for a review of tougher U.S. vehicle fuel-efficiency standards put in place by the Obama administration. The review by the Department of Transportation and EPA is widely seen as a preamble to loosening fuel-economy standards, handing a victory to the auto industry.