VW sees mobile robots on future assembly lines

For Volkswagen AG, one of the visions for future manufacturing includes mobile machinery, with robots cruising around factories and deciding on their own what they'll do next.

Ford bumps driving range of 2017 Fusion Energi to 610 miles

Ford has bumped the range of the 2017 Fusion Energi, a plug-in hybrid, to a diesel-like 610 miles on one tank of fuel. That's up 60 miles from the 2016 model.

More research emerges showing consumers uninformed, wary of new vehicle technology

Automakers investing billions in plug-in cars and self-driving vehicle systems are getting caution signals from new research that suggests many

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