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Tesla Under Scrutiny for Unintended Sudden Acceleration

Tesla Under Scrutiny for Unintended Sudden Acceleration

Tesla Inc.’s gotten plenty of attention for problems with crashes related to its Autopilot technology, and now it’s facing another potentially big problem: unintended sudden acceleration. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is engaging in a...
Kia Planning 11 All-Electric Models by 2025

Kia Planning 11 All-Electric Models by 2025

Kia got into the electric vehicle market in a big way with the Niro model, but that long-range battery car will soon have plenty of company, the automaker’s president announcing plans to have fully 11 EVs in the Korean company’s line-up by 2025. The announcement of...
FCA Unveils Plans to Promote Sales of EVs, Hybrids

FCA Unveils Plans to Promote Sales of EVs, Hybrids

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., long outgunned and undermanned in the contest to develop electric vehicles, is signaling a gentle change in course. The company is taking steps to make choosing and buying an electric or hybrid vehicle easier. One way to make it easier...
FCA Looks to Grow Presence in China with EV Joint Venture

FCA Looks to Grow Presence in China with EV Joint Venture

Fiat Chrysler is looking to expand its presence in the world’s largest automotive market by partnering with Taiwan’s Hon Hai to manufacture electric vehicles as well as developing and, eventually, producting wirelessly connected vehicles. The two companies are...
First Drive: 2020 Mazda6 Signature

First Drive: 2020 Mazda6 Signature

At a time when people have gone all in for sport-utility vehicles and pickup trucks, it’s easy for any four-door sedan to get lost on a dealer’s back lot. The Mazda6 has an even steeper hill to climb than most sedans because it is tucked away in the portfolio of a...
EPA, NHTSA Submit Final Fuel Economy Proposals to Trump

EPA, NHTSA Submit Final Fuel Economy Proposals to Trump

The Trump administration inched closer to setting lower fuel economy and emissions rules that those mandated by the previous administration after the agencies reviewing the standards sent their final recommendations to the White House. The process has been ongoing for...
Audi Bringing Two New Performance Editions to U.S.

Audi Bringing Two New Performance Editions to U.S.

Audi is preparing to launch new performance-oriented variants of a couple of its popular SUVs in the U.S. for the new model year. The 2020 Audi SQ7 serves as the first performance variant of the brand’s newly updated three-row SUV to be sold in the U.S. The Audi SQ8...
New Vehicle Sales in China Fall 8.2 Percent in 2019

New Vehicle Sales in China Fall 8.2 Percent in 2019

Once the world’s hottest automotive market, China is now the world’s hottest disappointing market as new vehicle sales fell 8.2% in 2019, with Ford China getting hit hard, posting a 26.1% fall and General Motors declining 15%. The country’s new vehicle sales have...