Significant increases in commodity costs blamed for GM’s expected lower profits.
Marchionne steps down early because of severe health problems. Jeep executive Mike Manley is taking over.
20,000 jobs at a Hyundai factory in Alabama are at stake.
Disses Mexico and Canada as “very difficult to deal with” during the negotiations.
Of major automakers, only Hyundai and Volkswagen reported increases.
Beijing wants electric cars to make up 8% of every brand’s production as soon as next year.
People have trouble focusing on boring tasks like monitoring systems that rarely fail.
Efforts to extend recharging networks along highways and elsewhere a big psychological boost.
Automakers are reinventing themselves as mobility firms due to pressure from agile tech firms like Apple and Uber.
Voluntary agreement with 20 car manufacturers will deliver safety feature faster.
Open-source software provides drivers access to smartphone apps using voice commands.
Technology is part of a new era in vehicle safety in which the focus is on preventing crashes rather than on protecting occupants.
Automakers are flocking to high-tech haven Silicon Valley, racing to develop high-tech infotainment systems and autonomous cars.
Enlighten connects to traffic signal networks and predicts the behaviour of traffic lights by talking to new DSRC systems.
New cars now have up to 50 computers that run 20 million lines of software code, more than a Boeing 787.