U.S. report says Tesla driver speeding in fatal Autopilot crashTue, 26, Jul 2016
A driver killed in the May 7 crash of a Tesla Motors car while using Autopilot driving-assist software was speeding, U.S. highway safety investigators said on Tuesday in a preliminary report that did not state a probable cause.
Hyundai to roll out next-gen fuel cell in '18Mon, 25, Jul 2016
Hyundai will use the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea to showcase a new next-generation fuel cell vehicle.
Audi plans three electric models by 2020, CEO tells paperSun, 24, Jul 2016
Audi aims to have three electric models by 2020 and for electric vehicles to account for 25 to 30 percent of its sales by 2025, CEO Rupert Stadler told a German newspaper.
Diesels still coming to America, Mazda saysSat, 23, Jul 2016
While diesel-powered Mazdas haven't made a U.S. debut yet, the automaker still plans on offering them stateside.
Tesla, SolarCity close to merger agreement, report saysSun, 24, Jul 2016
Tesla Motors and SolarCity have made progress in putting together a deal that will merge the electric car maker and the solar panel installer, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
The coming clash over MPG rulesMon, 25, Jul 2016
Agencies hailed the 1,217-page draft Technical Assessment Report's findings as evidence that the industry is ahead of schedule in complying with the Obama administration's ambitious National Program of harmonized greenhouse gas and fuel economy regulations. But the report also noted that if the 2025 model year standards remain unchanged, the industry won't reach the 54.5-mpg fleet target.
U.S. Energy department expands EV charging loan guaranteesThu, 21, Jul 2016
The White House is expanding a federal loan guarantee program to include companies building electric vehicle charging stations, as part of a broader effort to boost EV sales.
Musk's new Tesla 'master plan' comes with big price tagThu, 21, Jul 2016
Elon Musk's latest "master plan" for Tesla Motors to develop an electric commercial truck, a public bus, a pickup and systems to enable fully autonomous driving, could cost $2 billion to $3 billion or more, experts and analysts said Thursday.
Tesla Motors changes web address to Tesla.comTue, 19, Jul 2016
Tesla Motors has changed its internet address from teslamotors.com to tesla.com, hinting at a possible company name change as part of CEO Elon Musk's latest and still undisclosed "master plan."
Honda develops hybrid motor free of rare-earth metalsMon, 18, Jul 2016
Honda has developed a way to break its reliance on rare-earth metals to make batteries for hybrids.
BorgWarner to expand r&d operations in Michigan, add 76 jobsFri, 15, Jul 2016
BorgWarner plans to spend $27 million to expand its Auburn Hills operations near Detroit, a project expected to add 76 jobs, the state of Michigan said.
Tesla is asked to brief U.S. Senate panel on fatal Florida crashThu, 14, Jul 2016
The chairman of the U.S. Senate committee that oversees auto safety issues wrote Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Thursday, asking the automaker to brief the committee on a fatal May 7 crash involving its Autopilot software.