Nissan to offer maintenance alerts in foray into connected cars
Otto broke Nevada's self-driving car testing laws, report saysUPDATED: 11/28/16 5:59 pm ET - adds details
Otto, the self-driving truck startup owned by Uber, broke Nevada's autonomous vehicle testing laws, according to a report published by tech website Backchannel. And there's little the state can do about it.
BMW boosts tech startup fund as self-driving challenge grows
Ford dives into city of tomorrow
Ford Motor Co. wants to create futuristic urban utopias where curbsides don't get clogged with illegal parking; where eco-friendly bicycles help commuters navigate the final mile of their trips to work; and where key arteries leading into and out of downtowns aren't stifled by heavy traffic during rush hour.
Colorado's rocky roads
Colorado, a boom state that is growing much faster than planners expected, faces a complex road problem. So state officials are looking for solutions, and they may have found one: autonomous vehicles.
U.S. transportation officials looking for driverless car proving grounds
The U.S. Department of Transportation launched a competition to identify proving grounds for the development of self-driving cars, and the new American Center for Mobility in Michigan could be a contender.
Auto coalition urges U.S. to adapt regulations for autonomous vehicles
A group of automakers and tech firms advocating for autonomous vehicles has called on U.S. regulators to change federal auto safety standards that effectively prohibit the operation of a car without the presence of a driver.
Construction of $80 million driverless car testing site begins in Mich.UPDATED: 11/22/16 11:50 am ET - adds tax incentive
Leaders of the American Center for Mobility testing site for driverless cars formally kicked off construction of the planned $80 million project, saying Michigan will be competitive in a race for a federal autonomous vehicle testing designation.
NuTonomy to test self-driving vehicles in Boston
Mazda solves its diesel dilemma
Six years and three delays after Mazda proclaimed its readiness to sell diesels in the United States, CEO Masamichi Kogai says his company has finally achieved a way to balance driving performance with clean emissions.
Just what is going on up there?
Crain, MSX will hold auto tech summit in 2017
Samsung snagging Harman lifts supplier stocks, creates speculationUPDATED: 11/18/16 4:15 pm - adds stock close
Samsung's $8 billion agreement to buy Harman International helped breathe some life into a few moribund auto stocks, especially Visteon, as investors speculate that there could be a buying spree of companies that make technology for self-driving cars.
Electric-car startup Faraday Future halts work on Nevada factoryUPDATED: 11/15/16 7:40 pm ET - adds details, reactions
Electric vehicle startup Faraday Future said it stopped construction on a planned $1 billion factory in North Las Vegas, Nev. The company, which is based in Gardena, Calif., said it plans to restart work on the plant in 2017.
Intel plans $250 million investment in self-driving tech
Computer chip giant Intel intends to muscle into the fast-growing market for self-driving vehicles. At the Los Angeles Auto Show today, CEO Brian Krzanich said Intel Capital intended to invest more than $250 million over the next two years to develop technology for autonomous vehicles.
Michigan signs deal with Chinese auto manufacturing hub for connected vehicles
Tech company offers self-driving car research kits
PolySync is giving startups the keys to self-driving car prototypes. The autonomous driving software company said it is making available a hardware development kit that can be retrofitted to Kia Souls from 2014 model year and later for self-driving technology research.
Samsung's $8 billion bid for Harman makes big bet on car tech
Samsung's planned acquisition of Harman would give the supplier a major leg up in the connected- and autonomous-vehicle space. The $8 billion deal -- announced today and expected to close in mid-2017 -- marks Samsung's plan to increase its presence in the industry.
Toyota's growth model turns on services
For eight decades, Toyota's business model was straightforward: Sell more cars, make more profit. But in the future, top Toyota executives say, growth will come not from selling more cars but from selling services that let owners use the cars like mobile phones. The transformation is under way.