BMW, Daimler close to merging car-sharing units, exec says

Daimler and BMW are close to agreeing to combine their car-sharing services Car2Go and DriveNow, a senior executive at one of the carmakers told Reuters.


Ford gets more pressure from safety group to recall 1.3 million Explorers

The Center for Auto Safety on Tuesday posted a letter to Ford CEO Jim Hackett urging the automaker to recall 1.3 million Explorers for carbon monoxide leaks.

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UPDATED: 1/22/18 11:48 am ET
Hyundai keeps fuel cell crossover understated

The differences between the Nexo and Toyota's Mirai reflect the broader differences in design philosophies of the two brands, says Minchul Koo, head of exterior design for Hyundai Motor Co.

COMMENTARY: Krishnan M. Anantharaman
Toyota's slow-and-steady approach won't win this race

While Toyota has been satisfied to manage the evolution of Hybrid Synergy Drive over two decades, competitors such as General Motors, Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen and Renault-Nissan have been busy driving the next revolution in transportation.

COMMENTARY: Keith Crain
Betting the other guy's farm

When you talk about disruption, nothing seems to approach the electrification of the automobile, at least in the short term.

Many EVs on the way, but few buyers await

Automakers with ambitious plans to roll out more than a hundred new battery-powered models in the next five years appear to be forgetting one thing: Drivers aren't yet buzzed about the technology.

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