NEWS

12/19/2019

Merger to Put Most FCA Cars on PSA Platforms

PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles say two PSA platforms will carry two-thirds of all small cars made by the companies after they merge.


12/18/2019

U.S. Steps Up Probe on GM Wiper Failures

U.S. regulators may order General Motors to more than quadruple a 2-year-old recall of SUVs with windshield wiper systems that could stop working.


12/18/2019

Waymo Adds AI Testing Smarts

The company’s acquisition of U.K.-based Latent Logic aims to make self-driving cars act more like human drivers. 


12/18/2019

PSA, Fiat Chrysler Agree to Merge

The auto industry contemplates its biggest merger ever, as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group formally agree to $47 billion deal.


12/18/2019

U.S. Car Sales Head for 5-Year Low

Car sales in the U.S. will probably top 17 million units in 2019 for the fifth consecutive year. But it isn’t likely to happen again in 2020.


12/17/2019

2021 Escalade Gets Giant OLED Display

If big screen picture quality is your thing, then the 2021 Cadillac Escalade may be the ultimate living room on wheels.


12/17/2019

Japan Joins Automatic Braking Bandwagon

Japan is the latest country to embrace rules that would standardize automatic emergency braking for cars.


12/17/2019

Quantum Shortcuts Around Traffic

The best way to get around traffic isn’t always to follow “real time” GPS directions.


12/17/2019

Daimler Angles for Control of China Venture

Daimler is quietly trying to take majority control of its carmaking operations in China.


12/17/2019

China’s GAC Motor Pivots from U.S. to Russia

Six months ago, Chinese carmaker GAC Motor suspended plans to break into the U.S. market. Last week it began selling SUVs in Russia.