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Batteries

Autonomous Shuttle Service Launches in Hamburg

An autonomous vehicle is now carrying passengers in downtown Hamburg

Mobility

Nexteer Touts Heavy-Duty EPS

Electric power steering enables more driver-assist features for big trucks

Marketing

Report: Uber Wants BMW-Daimler Ride-Hailing Service

Ready to pay $1.2 billion to bolster market share in Europe, South America.

Aluminum

JLR Uses Aerospace Sensors to Test Lightweight Materials

New metals and advanced composites will be subject to extreme conditions

Regulations

GM Renews Bid to Deploy Shuttles that Lack Steering, Pedal Controls

Cruise Automation unit eager to start tests in 2022.

Marketing

GM Bullish about Fuel Cell Deal with Nikola

"We are going forward" with $2 billion alliance, says President Mark Reuss.

Batteries

Next-Gen ZF Tech Steers Further to the Rear

New all-wheel steering system targets electric vehicles

Business

Putting Level 3 Automation to the Test

Foretellix and Mobileye team up on verification tools

Quality

Ford Unveils Next-Gen Self-Driving Test Platform

Latest testbed moves system to "launch-intent" status

Batteries

Hummer EV Breaks Cover

A beast in beast clothing with a 350-mile driving range

Assembly

GM Preps Third U.S. Plant to Make EVs

Spring Hill plant will continue to make piston-powered vehicles.

Sales

2021 NY Auto Show Pushed to August

Delay paves way for expansion…assuming large gatherings are allowed by then

Business

Kotagiri Tapped to Head Magna

Longtime CEO Don Walker to retire at year-end

Design

SEAT Names Díez as Design Director

Designer returns to a studio he once inhabited

Hybrid

2021 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Limited

The premium Toyota with a hybrid powertrain. What’s not to like?

Quality

Hyundai’s U.S. Engine Woe Costs Jump to $4.7 Billion

A problem with self-destructing engines continues to grow.

Fuel Cells

MAN Fuels Up with Hydrogen

Truckmaker eyes fuel cell and hydrogen ICE applications

Design

2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV 4WD Premium Luxury

Big, bold and yet somehow still sophisticated: the 2021 Cadillac Escalade

Sales

Tesla to Supply EVs to Europe from China

A quick way to quickly tap Europe's booming EV market

Composites

SSC Shatters Speed Record

Tautara hypercar tops 300 mph—and then some

Design

Engineering the 2020 Nissan Sentra

An inside look on how an impressive compact sedan came to be

Marketing

New VW Bid Cinches Deal to Acquire Navistar

Last-minute bid will give Traton unit access to N. America

Quality

Cruise Gets OK to Test No-Driver Cars on Public Roads

California permit moves company closer to robo-taxi launch