The most effective safety features may be the systems that are laying the foundation for the autonomous cars of the future.
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President Trump said he was helping to save jobs at the Ohio factory after General Motors ceased production there. But such promises have not always panned out.
Special teams dispatched by a number of manufacturers glean valuable information on what happens to vehicles and their occupants after a crash.
The plan, disclosed in a regulatory filing, comes after the carmaker announced a surprisingly sharp quarterly loss.
Toyota Motor Corp on Wednesday reported a 4.4 percent fall in U.S. sales in April, hurt by slack demand for its sedans, including Corolla and Prius.
Securities regulators and the chief executive of Tesla came up with a new agreement about when Mr. Musk’s social media posts must be reviewed by a lawyer.
French cheese or Spanish ham? Maybe. That sweet Citroën or Peugeot? Even if you can get it on a ship, it probably won’t be allowed into the U.S.
The police in four states will have to drop an age-old method of telling whether a car has been parked too long: an appeals court says it violates the Fourth Amendment’s ban on unreasonable searches.
The $702 million loss exceeded expectations, but the company reaffirmed its guidance on the year’s deliveries. It said it was open to raising capital.
Rivian is developing a pickup and an S.U.V. on a chassis that Ford plans to use for models of its own. Two months ago, Amazon led a $700 million investment.
Drivers will have to pay to enter the heart of Manhattan starting in 2021, but the specifics have yet to be decided.
The fire, involving a Tesla sedan in a parking garage, left no one injured, the fire department said. The automaker said it had dispatched a team “at once.”
To stand out in this crowd, automakers have created satellite events before the official reveals for the press at the Javits Convention Center.
With their former leader in jail, the automakers must figure out how to overcome a fierce corporate pride and work together.
“This can be a great way to get the safety benefit of crash-avoidance technology at a reduced cost compared to a new car,” said the author of a safety study.
Prosecutors in Germany connected the charges against Martin Winterkorn and four other managers to events that ran from 2006, when the diesel scandal was first conceived, to 2015.
Only 18 percent of new cars require premium. The owners of the other 82 percent waste about $2 billion a year using a gas that provides no benefit.
The automaker, which is trying to regain the trust of car buyers after an emissions scandal in 2015, has acknowledged improperly selling preproduction cars.
The automaker said its lowest-priced offering would be available only in stores or by phone, just weeks after emphasizing a shift to online sales.
A racetrack veteran compares the Self Racing Cars contest in California to hot-rod modders of old: “This event, with its hackers, tinkerers and engineers, is just like that.”
In a video recorded before his most recent arrest, the former auto chief said executives responsible for the company’s slide had plotted against him.
Several months ago, Jaguar introduced the I-Pace sport utility vehicle, and more rival electrics will soon be available from Audi, Mercedes, Porsche and Volvo.
The policy could change not just traffic, but also how we think about the infrastructure cars require.
Major automakers on Tuesday reported weak U.S. sales for March and the first quarter, citing a rough start to the year, but said a robust economy and strong labor market should encourage consumers to buy more vehicles as 2019 rolls on.
Once seen as a model of global cooperation, the Nissan-Renault alliance seethed with fear and rivalries, raising questions about its future.
As more technology creeps into the front seat to help drivers, so too will systems that eavesdrop on and monitor them.
Two decades ago, 39 people died inside the Mont Blanc Tunnel in a fire so horrific it changed safety standards forever. The truth eventually caught up to the legend of a man who rushed in.
In a Twitter barrage, the president called on G.M. and the United Auto Workers to start talks that would put an Ohio factory back to work.
A compilation of state data indicates a big decline for the electric-car maker after a federal tax credit was reduced.
The allegation, included in a lawsuit accusing the carmaker of defrauding investors, is likely to bolster claims by investors seeking billions of dollars in damages over an emissions-cheating scandal.
Blame has been cast on events like Brexit, but there are other changes that are reshaping the industry globally.
Elon Musk’s electric-car company is broadening its vehicle offerings as it looks to increase sales in difficult markets like China and Europe.
“The company that makes their dream car a reality is the company that’s going to get their money,” an auto dealer executive said.
Concern that cars could be seriously hacked — by criminals, terrorists or even rogue governments — has prompted a new round of security efforts on the part of the auto industry.
The speaker is neither witness nor victim but oracle.
It's got custom cabinetry and enough juice to run color-balanced lights. See you on the road.
While technology like 3-D printing makes car collecting less expensive and more accessible, it has also made it harder to determine the actual value of a car.
Uber’s offering was supposed to be a crowning moment for the ride-hailing company. But it suffered setback after setback and ultimately resulted in pointed questions for all involved.
The president won’t release his college transcript. But we can guess what it says.
The Mueller team got to work quickly, newly disclosed calendars show. But prosecutors made time for cake, too.
Plus, the continuing trade drama with China, and a pledge to end extremist content online.
Last year, investment bankers said the company could be valued at $120 billion upon its I.P.O. That number has declined in recent weeks.