There are fast cars, smart cars and self-driving cars, but what about crazy cars? Carlos Tejada takes us to the Shanghai Auto Show for a preview of high-tech autos that you might not want to drive.
A member of Volkswagen's board recently disclosed that the German automaker is working on an electric version of its iconic "bus" that could revive the model for the first time since 2013.
Americans are comfortable enough buying Chinese-made products that the location of Volvo's factory is unlikely to matter so long as the company maintains its quality standards, said industry analyst Yale Zhang of Auto Foresight, a Shanghai research firm.
“There are no laws to protect us, so we have to take it as it is," Jaguar Land Rover CEO Ralph Speth told reporters.
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In the past two years, eight automakers have opened or announced new plants or expansions in Mexico.
Director of Industry Analysis Jessica Caldwell said the report appears to show that "hybrid and EV owners are driven more by financial motives rather than a responsibility to the environment."
The company printed clear plastic versions of its axles and pinion carriers in order to evaluate oil flow within the parts.
The Chevrolet-FNR has a futuristic capsule design with crystal laser headlights and taillights, dragonfly dual swing doors, magnetic hubless wheel electric motors and a wireless auto-charge system.
Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated the total Monday.
In 2013 Elon Musk began negotiating a deal to sell a nearly bankrupt Tesla to Google. The deal is described in "Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future," due out May 19 from Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins.
BMW is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may prevent the air bag on the front passenger side of the cars from deploying in a crash.
Competition in China is intensifying as economic growth slows and more manufacturers pile into the world's biggest auto market by number of vehicles sold.
Lear Corp. says safety allegations are part of efforts by United Auto Workers to pressure the company into accepting a union at the plant.
This week we have a winner who has set their sights on new factories and growth, while the loser has become the focus of statewide bans and legal resistance.
State lawmakers have said Volvo is considering South Carolina for a new plant. The application says the permit is needed for a manufacturing plant that could employ 4,000 workers in 10 years.
Ford officials elected to build the entire body of the 2015 F-150 with aluminum in an effort to make a lighter, more fuel efficient truck, but the decision was considered a risk given the model's nearly four-decade run as the top selling vehicle.
"Chinese manufacturers are managing to improve their product quality and design quickly and make them almost comparable to international brands while keeping their price much lower," said industry analyst John Zeng of LMC Automotive.
The ruling is at least a partial victory for GM, with one plaintiffs' attorney saying it shields the company from $7 billion to $10 billion in potential legal liabilities.
This new construction ends a 3-year hiatus from such ambitions that the Japanese automaker voluntarily imposed on itself after massive recalls.
The Munich-based maker of the 3-Series sedan and X5 sport-utility said Tuesday it sold 195,593 vehicles worldwide under the BMW brand. That was an increase of 5.1 percent over the same month a year ago.
According to Kelley Blue Book, vehicles sold in the U.S. last year spent an average of 71 days on the dealer’s lot with some models taking less than 15 days to sell and others waiting more than four months to find a buyer.
In the months after the recalls began, GM was criticized by customers and members of Congress for a low completion rate, which the company blamed on a lack of parts.
Tire manufacturers and safety advocates say that if tires are driven higher than their speed ratings for prolonged periods, heat can build up and cause them to blow out.
The new all-wheel-drive model, called the 70-D, can go a government-certified 240 miles per charge, has 514 horsepower and can go from zero to 60 in 5.2 seconds. Buyers also get free access to Tesla's network of quick-charging stations.