Waymo’s self-driving vehicles have now logged 10 million miles

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Green,Emerging Technologies,Autonomous,Future Here’s what’s planned for the next 10 million Continue reading Waymo’s self-driving vehicles have now logged 10 million miles Waymo’s self-driving vehicles have now logged 10 million miles originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 14 Oct 2018 11:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of […]

Center for Auto Safety wants Hyundai and Kia to recall 2.9M vehicles

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Government/Legal,Recalls,Hyundai,Kia,Safety NHTSA investigating hundreds of fires and one death. Continue reading Center for Auto Safety wants Hyundai and Kia to recall 2.9M vehicles Center for Auto Safety wants Hyundai and Kia to recall 2.9M vehicles originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 12 Oct 2018 17:35:00 EDT. Please see […]

California amends rules to push vehicles toward hydrogen, electricity, biofuel

Enlarge / Detail of the plug of an electric car being charged (credit: Getty Images) On Friday, California’s Air Resources Board (CARB) announced that it would tighten restrictions on transportation fuels in the state in the hopes of spurring adoption of electric, hydrogen, and biofuel-based cars, trucks, buses, and even planes. Since 2011, CARB has […]

GM will recall more than 3.3 million vehicles in China for suspension defect

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Recalls,Buick,Cadillac,Chevrolet,Safety Suspension arms may deform “under extreme operating conditions.” Continue reading GM will recall more than 3.3 million vehicles in China for suspension defect GM will recall more than 3.3 million vehicles in China for suspension defect originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 29 Sep 2018 12:05:00 EDT. […]

Don’t Bother With the Garage Tonight: Nissan Recalls Over 215,000 Vehicles in U.S. Over Fire Concern

Nissan North America is recalling 215,124 vehicles in the United States and another 19,761 units in Canada due to an anti-lock brake pump defect that could pose a fire hazard. Affected models include the 2015-2017 Nissan Murano, 2016-2017 Nissan Maxima, 2017-2018 Nissan Pathfinder and 2017 Infiniti QX60. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s report on the recall […]

BMW drives to cut battery costs, share costs on autonomous vehicles

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Green,BMW,Electric,Future,Hybrid,Luxury,Performance Securing cobalt from mines that don’t exploit workers or employ children is key. Continue reading BMW drives to cut battery costs, share costs on autonomous vehicles BMW drives to cut battery costs, share costs on autonomous vehicles originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 16 Sep 2018 11:30:00 […]

AAA Study: Depreciation Costs Rising Among Smaller Vehicles; Your Beautiful Truck Has It Made

Not to hammer too obvious a point here, but the decreasing popularity of a certain car model, combined with increasing incentivization, can seriously influence that model’s depreciation. Ask Cadillac about that. While a boon for savvy used car buyers a few years down the road, it doesn’t help anyone’s lease payment and can leave you […]

Tesla’s Latest Update Killed Some Vehicles’ Autopilot

Tesla’s latest over-the-air update appears to have caused at least a few drivers to lose all Autopilot functionality. While the vehicles seem otherwise intact, the semi-autonomous driving mode that was supposed to be improved by the latest firmware installation ended up a little buggy. That’s unfortunate for Tesla — a company that could do without […]

Genesis Still Two Years Away From Adding Much-needed Utility Vehicles to Lineup, Essentia Under Consideration

Despite producing comprehensively equipped and comfortable sedans with a nearly unbeatable price and warranty, Genesis Motors is in trouble. Sedans aren’t selling like they used to and the company doesn’t have anything else to offer customers right now. Its first utility model, the GV80, won’t appear on dealer lots until 2020. But, upon its arrival, the […]

Nissan Recalls 166,000 Vehicles in North America Over Ignition Switch Snafu

Nissan is recalling roughly 166,000 vehicles due to an ignition switch issue that could cause the vehicle’s engine to shut off while driving. The automaker said 153,000 of the recalled units are in the United States, with another 13,000 in Canada. Hoping to stave off additional problems before the matter can be resolved, Nissan has requested […]