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Google and AutoNation Partner on Self-Driving Car Program

Google is partnering with AutoNation, the country’s largest auto dealership chain, in its push to produce self-driving cars for wide use. AutoNation said Thursday that its dealerships will provide maintenance…

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Tesla Swings to $671M loss on Model 3 Delays

Electric-car maker Tesla Inc. swung to a $671 million loss in the third quarter as it struggled to ramp up production of its new Model 3 small car. The loss,…

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Most Automakers Report October U.S. Sales Gains

Ford, Honda, Nissan, Toyota and Volkswagen reported sales gains for October, defying expectations that buyers would pull back and that fewer people than expected would replace hurricane-damaged vehicles. Fiat Chrysler…

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Auto Giants Setting Up Shop in Israel

Volkswagen and Hyundai have announced plans to set up shop in Israel for the development of their smart car technologies, The Times of Israel reported. “We are very serious about…

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GM Reaches $120m Settlement With States Over Switches

General Motors Co. has reached a $120 million settlement with 49 states and the District of Columbia over its defective ignition switches. GM recalled 2.6 million small cars worldwide in…

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Autonomous Cars Head for the Big Apple

Autonomous vehicles are already navigating the verdant hills of Pittsburgh and the pitched avenues of San Francisco. They may soon be tested by the chaos of Manhattan, where pedestrians, taxis,…

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