Ford Rated Top Automotive Brand for “Intimacy”

Auto industry also outshines most others in new study

Autonomous Vehicles

Foretellix Aims to Fortify Autonomous Testing

Much more testing is needed, but it’s the quality not quantity that will make the difference

Lidar Supplier Luminar Adds Auto Veterans as Production Nears

Team will support 2022 launch with Volvo Cars

Autonomous Vehicles

FCA, Waymo Expand Level 4 Partnership

Ram ProMaster and other light commercial trucks to get autonomous tech


Volvo Gets Very Bullish

CEO declares the crisis over as sales rebound

Autonomous Vehicles

Aurora Aims Big with Autonomous Testing in Texas

Startup targets commercial truck applications


Amazon to Buy Zoox Robo-Car Startup

Focus is automated ride-hailing, package delivery services

Autonomous Vehicles

Volvo, Waymo to Partner on Robo-Taxis

AV collaborations abound to jumpstart commercialization efforts


iPhones Get Digital Key Functionality

Rollout starts with 2021 BMW 5 Series, other brands and models to follow next year


Ford Escape Plug-in Hybrid Gets 100 mpg-Equivalent Rating

Compact crossover takes on Toyota RAV4 in emerging segment

Fuel Cells

New Toyota JV Targets Fuel Cell Trucks in China

Commercial vehicles could be the right application for fledgling technology


What Do People Know About Automated Vehicles?

Probably a whole lot less than industry insiders might imagine


Volvo Limits Top Car Speed to 112 mph

Slowing down for safety’s sake

Autonomous Vehicles

Volvo to Offer Autonomous Highway Capability in 2022

Expanded partnership with lidar startup Luminar paves way


Volvo Group, Daimler Team Up on Fuel Cell-Powered Big Rigs

Can trucks save the hydrogen-based technology after a tepid response to fuel cell cars?


Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: April 17

More carmakers are poised to resume production as financial burden mounts


Carmakers Tiptoe Back into Production in Europe

The trickle will continue into early May.


JLR Begs CEO to Save the Day, Again

A plea to help the company survive the coronavirus pandemic


Shakeout for China’s EV Market

Funding dries up as market demand swoons

Volvo Stages Its Own “Hack the Crisis” Event

Hackathons look for ideas to implement quickly


Keeping Workers Safe from COVID-19

General Motors is instituting new policies for ventilators that likely will be carried over for cars.

Autonomous Vehicles

Volvo, Veoneer to Split Zenuity Software JV

Veoneer gets ADAS business, Volvo takes autonomous vehicle tech


What the Golden State Says About the Market

It has the landscape of several states, the population of several more and a demand for vehicles that may become more of the national norm.


At Your Service: Volvo Makes House Calls

Valet program picks up vehicles for maintenance, additional services coming