Automotive Technology

Second federal agency to probe fatal Florida Tesla crash

Mar 2, 2019

A second federal agency is sending investigators to a fatal crash involving a Tesla electric car that drove beneath a semitrailer that was crossing a Florida roadway

Lyft reveals big growth but no profits as it readies for IPO

Mar 2, 2019

Lyft revealed that it is growing quickly ahead of its initial public offering but is still losing money, according to a federal filing

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

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