Cars

Musk Expects an Apple Car by 2020, Fears One Company's AI Use
Elon Musk

Musk Expects an Apple Car by 2020, Fears One Company's AI Use

Even though he thinks Apple started late on building a car, "I think they'll make a good car, and will be successful," he said.
Matt Hunter
VW Looks for More Revenue From Ride-Hailing Apps
Volkswagen

VW Looks for More Revenue From Ride-Hailing Apps

Europe's largest automaker will this month unveil a new business strategy aimed at improving accountability and speeding up model development, with greater investments in electric cars, new technologies and mobility services among the key elements, company sources have said.
Toyota in Talks to Buy Robotics Divisions From Alphabet
Toyota

Toyota in Talks to Buy Robotics Divisions From Alphabet

The Japanese automaker is discussing an acquisition of Boston Dynamics -- known for the Cheetah, which is claimed to be the world's fastest-legged robot.
Hyundai Motor to Launch 200-Mile Electric Vehicle in 2018
Cars

Hyundai Motor to Launch 200-Mile Electric Vehicle in 2018

The company is aiming to better compete with other electric car makers such as Tesla.
Automakers and Tech Companies Decide to Make Deals, Not War
Cars

Automakers and Tech Companies Decide to Make Deals, Not War

Companies such as Ford and Toyota now recognize they may turn ride-hailing services and car sharing companies into steady customers for all sorts of vehicles.
BMW Invests in California-Based Carpooling App Scoop
Ridesharing Apps

BMW Invests in California-Based Carpooling App Scoop

BMW's move is the latest in a flurry of investments by automakers in technology industry startups that appear to be aimed at convincing consumers to do without owning their own cars, or driving vehicles as often.
Toyota Recalls 1.6 Million U.S. Vehicles for Takata Air Bags
Cars

Toyota Recalls 1.6 Million U.S. Vehicles for Takata Air Bags

Toyota Motor Corp said on Monday it will recall almost 1.6 million additional U.S. vehicles for front passenger side Takata air bag inflators that could rupture.
Nissan Buying $2.2 Billion Controlling Stake in Scandal-Hit Mitsubishi Motors
Automakers

Nissan Buying $2.2 Billion Controlling Stake in Scandal-Hit Mitsubishi Motors

The deal is a lifeline for Mitsubishi Motors, which is mired in its third scandal in two decades and has had $3 billion wiped off its market value
Custom Carmaker Creates Real-Life, Badass Batmobile (Video)
Cars

Custom Carmaker Creates Real-Life, Badass Batmobile (Video)

You need to see it to believe it.
Jason Fell
Google, Fiat Chrysler Reportedly Working on Self-Driving Car Deal
Self-Driving Cars

Google, Fiat Chrysler Reportedly Working on Self-Driving Car Deal

Anonymous sources say the partnership could be announced soon.
This Car's Tech Wants to Make Sure You Don't Forget Your Wallet
Technology

This Car's Tech Wants to Make Sure You Don't Forget Your Wallet

Tile, a startup that makes Bluetooth-enabled trackers, and Jaguar Land Rover are working together so its vehicles will know where you left your stuff.
Nina Zipkin
Chinese Billionaire Taking on Tesla With Cars He Hopes One Day Will Be Free
Cars

Chinese Billionaire Taking on Tesla With Cars He Hopes One Day Will Be Free

'EVs for us are just another screen. We see cars in the future as an extension of the Internet, another entry point for us to sell web-based content and services,' says Jia Yueting.
VW to Offer to Buy Back Nearly 500,000 U.S. Diesel Cars, Sources Say
Volkswagen

VW to Offer to Buy Back Nearly 500,000 U.S. Diesel Cars, Sources Say

That would include versions of the Jetta sedan, the Golf compact and the Audi A3 sold since 2009.