Apple Saves Drive.ai Days Before it Would Shut Down

Apple Saves Drive.ai Days Before it Would Shut Down

The once-promising autonomous vehicle start-up Drive.ai has found itself a white knight, just days before it was set to shut down, and it signals that tech giant Apple remains serious about entering the self-driving car market. It had been rumored for weeks that Apple...
Mitsubishi Moving U.S. Headquarters to Nashville

Mitsubishi Moving U.S. Headquarters to Nashville

Mitsubishi Motors North America plans to move its headquarters and 200 jobs from Southern California to Franklin, Tennessee, just outside booming Nashville and closer to its partner Nissan. Carlos Ghosn might be gone but his influence is still being felt with the...
GM Investing $20M into Texas SUV Production Plant

GM Investing $20M into Texas SUV Production Plant

General Motors continues to invest heavily in its full-size trucks and sport-utility vehicles, announcing plans Tuesday to spend $20 million on upgrades at its plant in Arlington, Texas, to facilitate the launch of its new family of full-size SUVs. The plant, which...
First Drive: 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450

First Drive: 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450

I am conflicted. I recently drove the new BMW X7, which combines stellar interior design and sensational driving and handling capability. My opinion was set, as I waxed ecstatic to friends and industry peers about my very high regard for the “X.” Then I drove the new...
Tesla Gets Tariff Exemption from Commerce Department

Tesla Gets Tariff Exemption from Commerce Department

Despite all of the bluster by the Trump administration about levying tariffs on steel and aluminum, the U.S. Commerce Department has offered plenty of tariff waivers on auto companies. Most of those have been for steel, but Tesla just got the government to waive 10%...
First Drive: 2020 Hyundai Palisade

First Drive: 2020 Hyundai Palisade

Late to the party, perhaps, but Hyundai is intent for making up for lost time when it comes to stretching out its utility vehicle line-up. Barely two years ago, it had just three offerings to choose. Now by the end of the year it will have a full seven, including two...
Musk Making Moves on Mission to Mars

Musk Making Moves on Mission to Mars

For those looking to make the trip to Mars, they may start packing that suitcase sooner than they thought, at least if SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is to be believed. Musk tweeted Sunday that as soon as Starship, SpaceX’s latest rocket in development, returns from its first...