Automotive Technology

Family of California man killed in Tesla crash sue automaker

May 1, 2019

The family of a software engineer who died after his Tesla electric SUV crashed in a Northern California highway has sued the automaker

Ford to invest $500M in electric vehicle startup Rivian

Apr 24, 2019

Ford is sinking a half-billion dollars into electric vehicle startup Rivian in a deal that has the companies working together on a new vehicle based on Rivian underpinnings

US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

Apr 23, 2019

U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles because the bags may not inflate in a crash

5 reasons experts think autonomous cars are many years away

Apr 23, 2019

5 reasons why self-driving vehicles aren't coming to your city anytime soon

The Latest: Investors wait on Tesla's delayed presentation

Apr 22, 2019

A webcast showing Tesla's presentation to investors on "full self-driving" vehicles has yet to begin more than 30 minutes after its scheduled start

Honda slows Accord, Civic production as buyers shift to SUVs

Apr 19, 2019

Honda is slowing production of Accord and Civic cars as U.S. buyers continue to favor SUVs and trucks

Electric scooters have zipped by docked bikes in popularity

Apr 17, 2019

Electric scooters are overtaking station-based bicycles as the most popular form of shared transportation outside transit and cars

Lyft pulls electric bikes off the road after brake problems

Apr 15, 2019

Ride-hailing giant Lyft has pulled its electric bikes off the streets after customers complained the bikes were braking too hard

Group asks gov't to probe Nissan automatic emergency braking

Apr 13, 2019

A U.S. auto safety group wants the government to investigate automatic emergency braking on some Nissan Rogue SUVs, alleging that the safety feature makes the vehicles brake for no reason

FCC to hold big 5G auction, spend $20B for rural internet

Apr 12, 2019

The U.S. communications regulator will hold a massive auction to bolster 5G service and will spend $20 billion to bolster internet in rural areas

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