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You'll soon be able to control your BMW with Amazon Echo

You'll soon be able to control your BMW with Amazon Echo

BMW wants to give owners access to their cars through the power of voice with Amazon Echo, or really anything with the Alexa assistant built in.

PatrickAug 12, 2016 12:19 PM PT

Tesla's Autopilot system is reportedly getting more sensors

Tesla's Autopilot system is reportedly getting more sensors

Tesla’s next-generation Autopilot platform will have more radar and camera sensors according to a report from Electrek.

ShellyAug 12, 2016 12:07 PM PT

SECOND CENTURY PLAN: ASTON MARTIN TO LAUNCH 7 NEW MODELS IN 7 YEARS

SECOND CENTURY PLAN: ASTON MARTIN TO LAUNCH 7 NEW MODELS IN 7 YEARS

ASTON MARTIN TO LAUNCH 7 NEW MODELS IN 7 YEARS

MiaAug 11, 2016 1:03 PM PT

Everything we know about the C7 Chevy Corvette ZR1

Everything we know about the C7 Chevy Corvette ZR1

Here is a roundup of everything we know about the 2018 ZR1 so far.

ElenaAug 11, 2016 12:23 PM PT

Karma Revero revealed, along with solar roof that powers the car

Karma Revero revealed, along with solar roof that powers the car

Karma Revero revealed, along with solar roof that powers the car.

MiaAug 11, 2016 11:56 AM PT

How Audi worked the V6 diesel emissions cheat: a 22-minute timer

How Audi worked the V6 diesel emissions cheat: a 22-minute timer

Volkswagen’s Audi unit managed to make its 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel engines run clean on tests, a report says, with the simple expedient of keeping emissions controls active for about 22 minutes, given that most emissions tests run no more than 20 minutes.

MiaAug 11, 2016 11:30 AM PT

Google Expands Detroit Presence With Self-Driving Vehicle Tech Center

Google Expands Detroit Presence With Self-Driving Vehicle Tech Center

Google is further entrenching itself as a key player in the autonomous car race with a new tech center outside of Detroit.

MiaAug 09, 2016 5:29 PM PT  

Self-driving Cars Will Kill Transit-oriented Development

Self-driving Cars Will Kill Transit-oriented Development

Transit-oriented development is all the rage in many cities, but self-driving cars will eliminate premium pricing for housing units located near rapid transit stops.

MiaAug 09, 2016 5:18 PM PT  

Japan Re-Connects With Its Ignored Car Culture

Japan Re-Connects With Its Ignored Car Culture

Japan has a more than 100 yearlong automotive tradition, but most Japanese carmakers ignore their heritage, and focus on the here and now.

AlanAug 09, 2016 5:01 PM PT 

Tesla Faults Brakes, but Not Autopilot, in Fatal Crash

Tesla Faults Brakes, but Not Autopilot, in Fatal Crash

Tesla Motors has told Senate investigators that its crash-prevention system failed to work properly in a fatal crash, but said its Autopilot technology was not at fault, according to a Senate staff member.

MiaAug 09, 2016 4:50 PM PT  

As World Awaits Apple Car, Tech Giant's First Vehicle Patent Is For...A Tank?

As World Awaits Apple Car, Tech Giant's First Vehicle Patent Is For...A Tank?

Whether the Apple Car will be electric, autonomous or sport features that are as yet undreamed of is a question for another day. For now, it’s a pretty safe bet the company isn’t designing a tank (or a bus).

ElenaAug 09, 2016 4:35 PM PT  

Apple's Latest High-Profile Automotive Hire Is A Smart Move

Apple's Latest High-Profile Automotive Hire Is A Smart Move

Apple’s larger automotive ambitions are still a matter of speculation. Will the Silicon Valley icon produce and sell iVehicles? Probably not. Will it build self-driving electric city pods to compete with rival Google? More likely.

MiaAug 08, 2016 4:00 PM PT   

Water Out of the Tailpipe: A New Class of Electric Car Gains Traction

Water Out of the Tailpipe: A New Class of Electric Car Gains Traction

The new class of electric car: Its electricity comes from fuel cells powered by hydrogen, which means the only tailpipe emissions are water vapor. That would be good for the climate, but a logistical challenge for the consumer.

MiaAug 08, 2016 2:25 PM PT  

6 Trends for new cars we're excited to see in 2016

6 Trends for new cars we're excited to see in 2016

6 car trends in tn 2016

ShellyAug 07, 2016 9:33 PM PT   

Smartphones Bring More Mobility to the Rental Car Business

Smartphones Bring More Mobility to the Rental Car Business

OWNING a car in a congested city like New York or San Francisco can mean more hassle than happiness, what with traffic snarls, limited street parking and expensive garages. But Curtis Rogers has figured out a way to turn those psychic costs into a source of profit. The less he drives, the more he potentially makes.

MiaAug 07, 2016 9:13 PM PT 

Chinese Electric Vehicle Makers Swarm Into California, Chasing Tesla

Chinese Electric Vehicle Makers Swarm Into California, Chasing Tesla

PatrickAug 07, 2016 11:52 AM PT   

Tesla's Blowing It In China. Here's What Elon Musk Must Do

Tesla's Blowing It In China. Here's What Elon Musk Must Do

People’s Republic is now the world’s number one market for electric vehicles and by 2018, it will be the world’s largest market for luxury cars.

MiaAug 07, 2016 11:41 AM PT   

Nissan in talks to divest stake in EV battery business, report says

Nissan in talks to divest stake in EV battery business, report says

Nissan Motor Co. is discussing with Panasonic Corp. and overseas companies, including Chinese firms, the possible sale of its controlling stake in a car battery manufacturing venture, the Nikkei daily reported on Friday.

MiaAug 07, 2016 10:34 AM PT     

Chris Urmson, leader behind Google's self-driving car research, departs

Chris Urmson, leader behind Google's self-driving car research, departs

Chris Urmson, chief technical officer of Google's self-driving car efforts, said he's leaving as the Internet company moves the project from research into the creation of products.

ElenaAug 07, 2016 10:15 AM PT  

Model 3 pushes Tesla to its limits

Model 3 pushes Tesla to its limits

Tesla's Model 3 will push Tesla to its limits as a manufacturer and test investors' patience with a perennially unprofitable company.

MiaAug 07, 2016 9:44 AM PT