Ford's Fields: Automaker 'getting ahead' of industry changesMon, 24, Oct 2016
Amid skepticism on Wall Street, CEO Mark Fields aims to prove that Ford is in much better shape to withstand a downturn in the market.
Tesla faces industry scrutiny over the best way forward for autonomous carsSat, 22, Oct 2016
Tesla's decision to equip all of its vehicles with self-driving hardware has intensified competition over what equipment will be on board cars of the future.
Toyota aims to assist, not replace, driversSat, 22, Oct 2016
Toyota is in no hurry to join the auto industry's stampede to launch fleet tests of Google-style self-driving taxis. The company's top priority is to help the motorist to drive safely, rather than to replace the driver, a senior Toyota executive said last week.
A perfect spot to test autonomous carsMon, 24, Oct 2016
Perhaps we need a new Convergence on autonomous vehicles.
Proponents of driverless cars will need to answer these questionsMon, 24, Oct 2016
There are millions of ways that flawed, messy, sometimes inconsiderate humans can mess up a perfectly good utopian scenario.
Tesla plans to equip new vehicles with self-driving hardwareWed, 19, Oct 2016
After receiving scrutiny from regulators worldwide, Tesla Motors has ratcheted up its self-driving efforts by equipping all models with hardware that could enable fully autonomous driving.
Unusual alliance key to network of self-driving carsMon, 24, Oct 2016
Automakers, suppliers and governments must work together to develop truly autonomous vehicles.
Jaguar Land Rover, Ford test connected cars in UKFri, 21, Oct 2016
Jaguar Land Rover and Ford are testing connected cars that can communicate with each other using technology designed to speed up journeys and cut accidents, the first such trials in the country.
How Apple scaled back titanic plan to take on DetroitMon, 17, Oct 2016
Apple has dramatically scaled back its automotive ambitions, leading to hundreds of job cuts and a new direction that, for now, no longer includes building its own car, people familiar with the project told Bloomberg. New leadership of the initiative, known internally as Project Titan, has refocused on developing an autonomous driving system that gives Apple flexibility to either partner with existing carmakers, or return to designing its own vehicle in the future.
Tesla told by German gov't not to use 'Autopilot' in advertisingSun, 16, Oct 2016
German Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt has asked Tesla to stop advertising its vehicles as having an Autopilot function because this might suggest drivers' attention is not needed.
Election outcome pivotal for auto agendaMon, 17, Oct 2016
In the coming years, lawmakers will weigh in on the midterm evaluation of the Obama administration's signature 2025 fuel economy regulations and whether auto safety regulations need new fundamental changes for the safe deployment of autonomous vehicles, underscoring the stakes for the industry when the mix of red and blue on Capitol Hill is decided on Nov. 8.
Don't risk public safety in quest for self-driving carsMon, 17, Oct 2016
The rush is on to get autonomous vehicles on the market and on U.S. roads. But progress must not come while putting the public at risk.