FCC to vote to repeal 'net neutrality' rules that threatened connected car development
The chairman of the FCC plans to repeal a 2015 order that barred internet service providers from blocking or slowing down consumer access to web content. It appears to be a victory for automakers.
Uber hit with $8.9 million fine in Colorado over unqualified drivers
Colorado regulators fined Uber after finding the ride-services company allowed 57 people to drive with invalid driver's licenses or other offenses that would have disqualified them.
How critical is the EV tax credit?
Salespeople would be sad to see the federal tax credit on plug-in electric vehicles disappear. But they're not so sure it's necessary to keep customers interested in EVs.
PSA closes failing Berlin car sharing
While PSA Group works on fine-tuning its mobility services in the United States, it is learning from at least one failed operation launched in Europe.
Dude, where's my flying car?
After a century of failed efforts to make vehicles that can soar above gridlocked traffic, the idea that such contraptions are "just around the corner" might not be so far-fetched.
A century of promises
Here's just a taste of a century's worth of unfulfilled flying-car promises. A few are fictional, but every one of them is a promise of a future that as yet hasn't come to be.
COMMENTARY: Michael Dunne
Will Baidu beat Waymo?
Consultant Michael Dunne said he is betting on China's Baidu, known in the West as the Google of China, to outmanuever Waymo in the self-driving wars.
U.S. probes 415,000 VW vehicles for airbag problems
NHTSA opened an investigation into potential airbag failures in 415,000 Volkswagen vehicles after the company issued a recall for the same issue in 2015.
Ford's smart mobility team 14,000-15,000 strong
The head of Ford's smart mobility team says all the "Lego pieces" are in place to develop money-making initiatives.
Ford seeks patent on system for autonomous off-road vehicles
Ford has applied for a patent on an autonomous system for off-road vehicles that would allow the vehicles to traverse dirt, gravel, mud, sand and other tricky terrain.
VW agrees to pay $69 million to settle New Jersey emissions suits
Volkswagen confirmed it has agreed to pay $69 million to settle New Jersey state diesel emissions claims, one of the last major outstanding diesel legal issues the German automaker faces in the U.S.
Software startup helps maintain shared vehicles
Stratim, a fleet management software startup, is looking to meet the anticipated need for timely vehicle service and maintenance as transportation moves from private ownership to shared mobility.
Ford's Marakby says computing power key to self-driving success
Sherif Marakby, the head of Ford's electrified and self-driving vehicle development, said one challenge in developing autonomous vehicles is getting enough computing power to support them.
Visteon invests $5 million into American Center for Mobility
Visteon is sponsoring the American Center for Mobility in Michigan at a founder level with a $5 million investment, becoming the first tier-one supplier to do so.
Private sector plays for overtime on NAFTA
Amid rising fears that President Donald Trump may fulfill his campaign threat to scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement, the business community is looking to stretch out the renegotiation process.
World Congress panel to discuss NAFTA's future
The future of the North American Free Trade Agreement will be the topic of a roundtable discussion of industry leaders at the Automotive News World Congress in January.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Law center wrong about add-ons
The “Auto Add-ons Add Up” study published by the National Consumer Law Center last month is too biased to be accorded the weight of empirically derived, credible research.