Jan 14, 2013 Facing ambitious new federal mileage standards, and higher gas prices, automakers are touting ‘fuel efficiency’ at the North American International Auto Show this week.
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.
Jan 8, 2013 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking to pass a new rule that would require silent electric and hybrid cars to make more noise.
Jan 3, 2013 General Motors, Ford and Chrysler all saw significant gains in U.S. sales during 2012.
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.
Dec 19, 2012 The government is on track to lose money on the GM bailout. But would doing nothing have cost more?
Dec 19, 2012 General Motors has just announced it is going to buy back 200 million of its shares from the Treasury Department, which plans to sell the rest of its GM shares in the next year or so.