Automotive Technology

Ride-hailing giants face bumpy road to profitability

Mar 28, 2019

Ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft have redefined what we expect from transportation but it's unclear whether the companies can turn their popularity into profits

EU aims to put speed limit technology on cars

Mar 27, 2019

The European Union's executive wants to equip cars with technology that would keep them from speeding

GM announces jobs, electric vehicle after Trump criticism

Mar 22, 2019

Less than a week after a series of critical tweets from President Donald Trump over an Ohio plant closure, General Motors is announcing plans to add 400 jobs and build a new electric vehicle at a Michigan factory

Ford repackages investment, boosts new jobs from 850 to 900

Mar 20, 2019

Ford Motor Co. is repackaging a previously announced $900 million manufacturing investment in the Detroit area, boosting the number of jobs added from 850 to 900.

Nevada considers technology to scan cellphones after crashes

Mar 17, 2019

A legislative proposal could make Nevada one of the first states to allow police to use a contentious technology to find out if a person was using a cellphone during a car crash

SEC charges Volkswagen, former CEO with defrauding investors

Mar 15, 2019

SEC charges Volkswagen, former CEO Winterkorn with defrauding American bond investors during its emissions scandal

Tesla unveils Model Y SUV, expanding into popular segment

Mar 15, 2019

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils sporty Model Y

LA suburb in deal with Tesla for large fast-charging site

Mar 13, 2019

A Los Angeles suburb has agreed to a deal with Tesla to build what's described as the largest fast-charging site for electric vehicles in the western United States

Volkswagen vows to build 22 million e-cars over next decade

Mar 12, 2019

Automaker Volkswagen is saying it plans to ramp up its production of electric vehicles over the next ten years to 22 million and reduce its carbon footprint over vehicle life cycles by 30 percent

Las Vegas bets on Elon Musk for tunnel transit system

Mar 7, 2019

Las Vegas's tourism officials are trusting entrepreneur Elon Musk to build an express tunnel transit system that would use autonomous electric vehicles

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