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Rental Car Business Being Squeezed by Ride Sharing

Rental Car Business Being Squeezed by Ride Sharing

The rental-car business faces a growing threat to its future from ride-sharing companies, according to a new survey from AlixPartners. “Results from our survey suggest that the $30-billion U.S. car-rental industry is already undergoing a tectonic shift, with...
Uber Shuts Down Otto Autonomous Truck Division

Uber Shuts Down Otto Autonomous Truck Division

Just a week after it restarted its autonomous passenger car program, Uber has shuttered Otto, the division that was charged with developing self-driving trucks. The ride-sharing company says it wants to concentrate on developing the driverless cars and SUVs that could...
Audi Set to Reveal PB 18 e-tron Concept

Audi Set to Reveal PB 18 e-tron Concept

With its first long-range battery-electric SUV set to make its launch later this year, Audi is setting the stage for its entry into the emerging market with the upcoming debut of the PB 18 e-tron Concept. The name is a bit of code, though one not difficult to figure...
Cowabunga! Tesla Lets Fans Hang 10 with New Surfboard

Cowabunga! Tesla Lets Fans Hang 10 with New Surfboard

Electric cars and trucks, solar roofs, rockets, tunneling equipment, a rescue sub, flame throw, er, not-a-flame throwers and now surfboards. Is there anything Elon Musk won’t take stab at designing and manufacturing during his seemingly unused seven minutes each day?...
Daimler Truck Inks 6-Year Deal with UAW Workers

Daimler Truck Inks 6-Year Deal with UAW Workers

Daimler AG and the United Auto Workers confirmed workers have approved a new six-year labor contract that covers more than 6,000 employees in the United States. “Daimler Trucks North America is very pleased that UAW members at six of our U.S. manufacturing and...
Uber Ready to Resume Autonomous Testing in Pittsburgh

Uber Ready to Resume Autonomous Testing in Pittsburgh

Uber is reviving its self-driving vehicle test program in Pittsburgh, after a nearly four-month hiatus implemented in the wake of the pedestrian death in Arizona. Company officials said there are and will be significant changes to the program to help avoid another...
First Drive: 2018 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400 AWD

First Drive: 2018 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400 AWD

Boxy sport-utility vehicles seem to rule the roads, but it is still possible to find a nicely shaped sporty coupe that goes a step or several steps beyond the utilitarian such as the Infiniti Q60. Sitting at the curb the Q60 is drop-dead gorgeous. At the same time,...