Car

Head Of Car Giant Stellantis Issues Electric Vehicle Cost Warning

The car manufacturing industry cannot sustain the costs from government demands to shift to electric vehicles, warns head of Stellantis

6 days ago

Chip Shortage Could See Renault Confirm More Production Cuts

French car maker Renault expects to produce 300,000 to 400,000 less vehicles this year, as chip shortages continues to hammer…

2 months ago

Chip Shortage Blamed For Looming Job Losses At Vauxhall

Hundreds of job losses are on the cards at Vauxhall's home town of Luton, due to knock-on affects of the…

2 months ago

Apple Car Chief Departs And Joins Ford

More trouble for Apple's Project Titan? Executive in charge of secret car project at Apple jumps ship, and is hired…

3 months ago

US Regulator Opens Official Investigation Of Tesla Autopilot

Federal vehicle safety regulator in the US launches formal investigation of Tesla’s Autopilot, after a series of fatal crashes

4 months ago

Chip Shortage Sees Land Rover ‘Pause’ Production Of Defender 4×4

Another car maker (Jaguar Land Rover) reveals production halt at factory, as chip shortage continues to batter the automotive sector

5 months ago

US Carmakers Urge Congress To Prioritize Auto Chips

US automakers urge Congress to prioritise semiconductors for the auto industry after President Joe Biden proposes $50bn to boost domestic…

7 months ago

Two People Die As Tesla With No Driver Crashes

Autopillot abuse? Tesla car crash in Texas kills two passengers, with police reporting that no one was actually in the…

8 months ago

Chip Shortage – Renault To Extend Idle Factories Until September

Three of Renault's four car factories in Spain will be partly idled until end of September, as silicon shortage continues…

8 months ago

Volkswagen Blames Chip Makers For Silicon Shortage

German car maker VW blames poor planning by chip makers as the principle reason for most car brands having to…

10 months ago

Silicon Shortage Prompts GM To Extend Car Production Cut

Ongoing global shortage of computer chips prompts another car manufacturer to extend production cut in its North American factories

10 months ago

Taiwanese Minister: Chip Makers To Address Car Silicon Shortage

As a silicon shortage slows global car production, Taiwanese government minister says chip makers are at full capacity but will…

10 months ago

Apple Sets 2024 Deadline For Passenger Vehicle – Report

Project Titan update. Apple hopes to produce passenger vehicle in 2024, with new battery design to 'radically' reduce cost and…

12 months ago

Uber Safety Driver Charged With Homicide Over Fatal Crash

Backup safety driver involved in autonomous driving test in Arizona that killed a pedestrian is charged with negligent homicide

1 year ago

UK To Ban Diesel, Petrol Car Sales From 2035

Environmental push. Boris Johnson announces Britain is to bring forward its ban on sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles…

2 years ago

Vodafone, Twitter, Help Actor Richard E Grant Recover Stolen Land Rover

British actor Richard E Grant tracks down and recovers stolen Land Rover with the help of Twitter and Vodafone Automotive

2 years ago

Tesla To Replace Wiper Blades With Lasers?

Star Wars solution. Patent shows Tesla wants to replace conventional windscreen wipers with laser beams

2 years ago

EU Votes Against Wi-Fi-Based Car Standard

Victory for 5G? European nations defeat attempt to create a Wi-Fi-based car standard

2 years ago

Toyota Offers Free Access To Hybrid Car Tech

Hybrid car pioneer Toyota offers free access to technology patents, as move to full electric vehicles continues

3 years ago

Apple Axes Self-Driving Car Staff

Apple iCar delay? Close to 200 staff laid off from Apple's self-driving car program

3 years ago

Former Telsa Staffer Sued For Hacking

Disgruntled former employee alleged to have hacked IT system and transferred sensitive data to third party

3 years ago

Lab Finds More Than A Dozen Security Faults In BMW Cars

The bugs could be exploited to display false messages to a driver while the car is in motion, says Tencent's…

4 years ago

O2 Expands Into Car Insurance With O2 Drive

Sidewise move? O2 launches car insurance product includes black box system for young drivers

5 years ago

Apple Sued Over FaceTime Car Crash

American parents sue Apple after a driver killed their child, whilst using FaceTime app

5 years ago

Electric Cars Trend To Cause Job Losses, Warns Tyre Maker

Tyre maker predicts electric cars will cause job losses, but cannot predict how many jobs the electric trend will create

5 years ago

BMW Hooks Up With IBM Watson For AI Car Research

Can I adjust your seat? BMW and Big Blue to apply artificial intelligence to future cars, with IBM Watson help

5 years ago

Microsoft Signs Connected Car Deal With Renault-Nissan

Microsoft grabs a seat in the car with Azure deal with Renault-Nissan, but what smartphone will the driver be using?

5 years ago

Nissan Leaf Can Be Hacked From Other Side Of The Planet

Researcher decides to go public with flaw after giving Nissan one month to fix the vulnerability

6 years ago

Apple Car Set For 2019 Arrival

iCar update...Apple reportedly committed to building an electric car and sets 2019 as delivery date

6 years ago

IBM Cloud To Deliver IoT Service For Car Makers

Big Blue launches IoT cloud service for car makers to analyse vehicle big data for more efficiencies

6 years ago