Mercedes says it's ready for transformative eraSat, 25, Jun 2016
Mercedes-Benz executives say they're well-positioned to capitalize on technological and demographic changes that will transform the industry over the next 10 years.
BMW seeks partners in race to build self-driving car's brainTue, 21, Jun 2016
BMW is accelerating plans to acquire technology expertise in a race with the likes of Apple and Google to make cars smart enough to react like human drivers.
Panelists: Digital world requires collaborationMon, 20, Jun 2016
Automakers will have to collaborate more and adapt to change faster as pressure from companies such as Tesla, Apple and Google increases the need to offer connected, electrified, autonomous cars, executives said.
Canadian supplier Linamar says it has talked with Apple, GoogleFri, 17, Jun 2016
Canadian supplier Linamar has talked with Apple and Google about potentially supplying the technology giants if they begin making cars. CEO Linda Hasenfratz declined to give specifics about the discussions but said she was excited about the potential to work with new players in the industry.
Google co-founder Page backing two startups making flying cars, report saysThu, 09, Jun 2016
Google co-founder Larry Page is backing two startups that are working on flying cars, including funding one of them with more than $100 million so far, Bloomberg Businessweek reported Thursday, citing sources.
Car brands will disappear as industry adapts to digital future, Lapo Elkann warnsWed, 08, Jun 2016
Some car brands will disappear as the auto industry forms more partnerships in a bid to adapt to a digital future, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles shareholder Lapo Elkann said.
FCA said to be in talks with Uber as Marchionne seeks tech venturesWed, 08, Jun 2016
Fiat Chrysler has started discussions on a self-driving partnership with Uber, Bloomberg reported. FCA is seeking to cooperate with tech firms and last month agreed to develop driverless cars with Google.
Barra says 'undervalued' GM can sustain profit long termTue, 07, Jun 2016
GM CEO Mary Barra made the case in an interview with Bloomberg Television that GM can handle a downturn and sustain profits if the economy slumps in the next few years. The company also is making investments in ride sharing and self-driving cars to ensure its long-term future.
Toyota close to buying robotics divisions from Google parent Alphabet, report saysWed, 01, Jun 2016
Toyota is close to buying two robotics divisions from Google's parent company in a move to boost the company's fledgling robotics business, the Nikkei business daily said. The automaker has been working on robots for years, saying they will underpin future driverless car technologies and advanced manufacturing techniques.
Will Google's idea stick?Mon, 30, May 2016
Google has been granted a patent for an adhesive coating on the car hood, so that any pedestrian who gets hit by accident would stick to the vehicle until the motorist stops.