6 8h

Workhorse shows personal helicopter in Paris

Forget boring tunnels, the SureFly lets you hover right over the 405.

7 9h

Ford testing plug-in hybrid Escape

The gas-electric Escape might not arrive until the 2020 model year.

20 21h

Next-gen Subaru WRX, STI unlikely to appear until 2020

The current Impreza is already built on Subaru's new platform architecture, but engineers are still working on a high-performance powertrain.

21 23h

GM completes NHTSA oversight, promises voluntary collaboration

The government ordered three years of increased scrutiny for GM's compliance practices in the wake of the ignition-switch scandal.

3 1d

Judge suspicious of Uber employment contract in Waymo suit

Anthony Levandowski was promised compensation for litigation involving any data or information he retained in his memory.

11 1d

Tesla mulling its own streaming music service

The company says it is important to maintain an 'exceptional' in-car experience so its customers can listen to music from whatever sources they choose.

31 1d

Spied: 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 caught at a diesel pump

This is the first solid confirmation of an oil-burning Silverado 1500.

5 1d

Tesla loses top Autopilot talent to Waymo, Nvidia

Tesla's former director of hardware engineering, Satish Jeyachandran, is now leading Waymo's hardware team.

5 1d

Leaked slide reveals Volkswagen's electric strategy

The MEB platform will spawn five electric cars by 2022, including two never-before-seen models.


Belgian beats hypermiling record

Two Belgian hypermilers have set a new distance record for production electric vehicles. Driving at a steady 24 mph for 24 hours, the duo managed to squeeze 560 miles of range from a Tesla S 100D.   


Geely to build Lotus cars in China?

Volvo parent company Geely just bought a controlling stake in Lotus. Executives want Lotus to be profitable, so they're considering shifting at least part of the production from England to China.   


Potential Takata whistleblower and Honda engineer admits he had it wrong

A Honda engineer who believed he had inside information about the Takata airbag failures walked back his claims this month in a sworn affidavit submitted to a Florida court. In an email sent by the engineer to a colleague in 2013, he claimed that he knew the root cause of Takata's airbag issues. In light of the federal government's investigation of Takata's faulty inflator design, he now says he had it wrong, Reuters reports.   http://reut.rs/2tDmH0O


VW waives appeal in German Dieselgate cases, will buy back vehicles

In the wake of German court rulings in favor of plaintiffs seeking compensation following Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal, the company has decided to forego the appeals process and agree to begin a buyback program, Reuters reports. This is a significant reversal of position for the German automaker as VW has long held that its emissions work-arounds did not violate European laws and thus didn't warrant any sort of compensation program like those implemented in the United States.   http://reut.rs/2t3IeTo


2018 Subaru Legacy starts at $22,195

Subaru has released pricing information for the 2018 Legacy. The updated model starts at $22,195, which makes it more expensive than last year's base model by a few hundred bucks. The top-of-the-line 3.6R Limited trim starts at $31,945.   


Daimler continues to fight Uber in Europe

Mytaxi, a Daimler-owned Uber rival, is expanding its presence in Europe. The company recently bought a Romanian rival named Clever Taxi to reach more customers, according to Automotive News. The acquisition gives Mytaxi instant market share without having to fight for it.   http://bit.ly/2t1ql83


Chevrolet Silverado 1500 diesel spotted testing

Spy photographers caught a Chevrolet Silverado 1500 test vehicle fueling at a diesel pump, confirming for the first time that a light-duty oil burner is in the works for GM's pickup line.   


Electric Subaru coming in 2021

Subaru will introduce its very first electric car in 2021, according to British magazine Auto Express. To cut costs, the battery-powered model will be based on an existing car, not a standalone model. Details such as range and pricing will be announced closer to the model's unveiling.