Jan 31, 2013 The U.S. government has approved China's largest auto parts maker Wanxiang's plans to buy A123 systems. The result might be a huge loss of jobs in America.
Apr 19, 2013 Mike Pethel has pieced together what may be the fastest electric car anywhere, using two DC motors and enough batteries to power 750 homes.
Jan 28, 2013 What a construction giant tells us about the larger economy, and what happens now that unlocking your phone is illegal.
Jan 28, 2013 After a dramatic couple of years, Japanese car giant Toyota has beaten General Motors to become the world's biggest-selling car maker.
Jan 9, 2013 Google has one, so does Toyota and Audi. Self-driving cars debut at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Jan 9, 2013 Amid the tablets and the smartphones at CES, Toyota is showing off a robot car, called the Lexus LS460. In New York's Chelsea neighborhood, they turned an old elevated rail line into a public park. Now that part of town is getting another amenity with no admission charge: Free Wi-Fi courtesy of Google.
Dec 31, 2012 Makers of hybrid and electric cars are increasing their offerings in 2013 despite a somewhat disappointing roll-out of vehicles like the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt.
Dec 27, 2012 The automaker Toyota has agreed to one of the largest settlements in automotive history. Pending court approval, the company will pay more than $1 billion to resolve a class-action lawsuit related to unintended acceleration.
Nov 30, 2012 The opening of the L.A. auto show comes at an interesting time; the market for cars in the U.S. has rebounded even as the broader economic recovery continues at a painfully slow pace.
Nov 29, 2012 Several new electric and hybrid cars were introduced at the Los Angeles Auto Show, but high prices are expected to keep alternative-fuel vehicles a small part of the market. Ford's shot at efficiency: a three-cylinder Fiesta.