Automotive Technology

Tesla to close stores to reduce costs for $35,000 Model 3

Mar 1, 2019

Tesla says it is now taking orders for the long-awaited $35,000 Model 3, will close stores and move to online orders.

Ground-breaking electric Chevrolet Volt runs out of juice

Feb 22, 2019

General Motors has stopped making the Chevrolet Volt, a ground-breaking electric car with a gasoline backup motor

Correction: Lithium Ion Batteries-Recycling story

Feb 16, 2019

Correction: Lithium Ion Batteries-Recycling story

Honda says it is recalling 437K vehicles for fuel-pump issue

Feb 14, 2019

Honda says it is recalling 437,000 vehicles in the U.S. to fix a fuel-pump issue

AAA: Cold weather can cut electric car range over 40 percent

Feb 7, 2019

A new study finds that cold temperatures can sap electric car batteries, temporarily reducing their range by more than 40 percent when interior heaters are used

General Motors to invest $22M more in Tennessee facility

Jan 24, 2019

General Motors says it plans to invest another $22 million in its Tennessee manufacturing facility to build more engines

Google self-driving spinoff Waymo to put factory in Michigan

Jan 22, 2019

Google's self-driving spinoff Waymo plans to put factory in Michigan

Hyundai, Kia recall vehicles due to increased fire risk

Jan 16, 2019

Despite a government shutdown, Hyundai and Kia are moving ahead with a recall of about 168,000 vehicles to fix a fuel pipe problem that can cause engine fires

No-shows for auto shows? Detroit and others aim to retool

Jan 16, 2019

Detroit's auto show joins others in retooling their events to bring back automakers

Detroit show has SUVs, horsepower, but electric cars are few

Jan 14, 2019

Automakers have promised to start selling hordes of electric cars in the next few years, but only two will be unveiled at the big Detroit auto show that kicks off this week

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