New Toyota r&d unit bulks up, defines its agendaSun, 26, Jun 2016
Six months on the job, Toyota Motor Corp.'s top visionary for new mobility is spelling out priorities and ambitions, promising new safety technologies for cars within five years and envisioning a time when even children are chauffeured solo in autonomous vehicles to soccer practice.
Mercedes says it's ready for transformative eraSat, 25, Jun 2016
Mercedes-Benz executives say they're well-positioned to capitalize on technological and demographic changes that will transform the industry over the next 10 years.
Nissan's to-do list: Range, autonomySat, 25, Jun 2016
Nissan will introduce two new technologies this year to move the needle on CEO Carlo Ghosn's goal of making Nissan a leader in electric vehicles and self-driving cars.
VW to fit filters to clean up gasoline enginesFri, 24, Jun 2016
Volkswagen plans to fit particle filters in up to 7 million turbocharged gasoline direct-injection engines starting mid-2017 to help meet future tailpipe emission targets.
Tesla, Toyota cited by MIT Tech Review for smart initiativesWed, 22, Jun 2016
Two automakers -- Tesla and Toyota -- made the cut in MIT Technology Review’s list of the “50 Smartest Companies” in 2016.
Faraday cleared to test self-driving cars on California roadsTue, 21, Jun 2016
Faraday Future plans to begin testing prototype self-driving electric vehicles on California roads later this year after winning approval from the state.
Cheeky, 'Happy Days' and styling tropes: What people think of Mini's Vision Next 100Tue, 21, Jun 2016
Dubbed an “urban go-kart,” Mini's newest concept, the Vision Next 100, imagines a future dominated by electric juice, car-sharing and autonomous driving. Here's what people are saying about the Mini Vision Next 100 concept.
Mini, Rolls-Royce concepts prepare for an autonomous futureThu, 16, Jun 2016
BMW's Mini and Rolls-Royce brands unveiled concepts that show their ideas for future self-driving cars.
Virtual red carpets and a fancy Siri: The Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100 and what people thinkTue, 21, Jun 2016
BMW Group turned 100 in this year, and to celebrate, each of the company's three brands has unveiled a “Vision Next 100” concept. Rolls-Royce's concept, the Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100, also known as the 103EX, is perhaps the most exquisite of the three. Here's what people are saying about the Rolls-Royce concept.
BMW seeks partners in race to build self-driving car's brainTue, 21, Jun 2016
BMW is accelerating plans to acquire technology expertise in a race with the likes of Apple and Google to make cars smart enough to react like human drivers.
Mitsubishi expects annual loss due to mileage-cheating scandal, report saysTue, 21, Jun 2016
Mitsubishi Motors expects to post a net loss this financial year over its mileage-cheating scandal as it is hit by compensation costs and a slide in vehicle sales, a report said today.
Speedometer case prompts U.S. Supreme Court to reject challenge to patent reviewsMon, 20, Jun 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled against Cuozzo Speed Technologies Corp. in its challenge to a federal agency's procedures for canceling patents in a case involving a vehicle speedometer that tells drivers when they are speeding.