| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Mustang versus Camaro. BMW versus Mercedes. Camry versus Accord. These are among the biggest rivalries in the automobile world.
Get ready for the next epic battle: aluminum versus steel.
"This has become a real competition," said Golam Newaz, an...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Ford Motor Co. will team with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University to try to figure out how to give self-driving, or automated, cars "intuition."
The Stanford research will examine how a car's LiDAR infrared sensors could...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 8:37 AM
Ford Motor Co. faced a conundrum: how to put tens of thousands of miles on the prototypes of its latest generation Mustang without having spy shots of the iconic car land in auto enthusiast magazines and websites.
Ford planned a massive marketing...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Hyundai Motor America and Kia Motors America, the U.S. sales arms of the sibling South Korean automakers, said Monday they have reached a settlement in class-action litigation over inflating the fuel economy claims for their vehicles.
Hyundai will offer...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:57 PM
John Krafcik, president and chief executive of Hyundai Motor America in Costa Mesa, will step down at the end of his contract Dec. 31, making way for successor David Zuchowski to take over both posts effective Jan. 1.
Zuchowski joined Hyundai Motor...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Hyundai Motor America President and Chief Executive John Krafcik will step down at the end of his contract on Dec. 31, making way for successor David Zuchowski to take over both posts effective Jan. 1.
Zuchowski joined Hyundai Motor America in...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Automakers ended 2013 with a bang, selling about 1.4 million cars in December, according to preliminary estimates, ranking it among the best months in years.
Sales started slow, as consumers focused on Christmas shopping but then came roaring back in...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Ford Motor Co. will debut a solar-powered plug-in hybrid at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week. The C-Max Solar Energi Concept has solar panels on its roof that can charge the vehicle's battery.
If the technology proves viable in...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:31 AM
People who listen to Pandora Media Inc.'s Internet radio service in the car will now hear advertisements as the company tries to add revenue from the automotive market.
The Oakland-based company said Monday that it is rolling out in-car advertising...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Ford Motor Co. will introduce the “reinvention” of its F-150 pickup truck at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit Monday.
The automaker is gambling with its 2015 model year redesign of the truck – for decades America&...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Fast cars and tough trucks took center stage over two days of model debuts at the Detroit Auto Show.
Luxury vehicles also made their presence known, most notably the larger Mercedes C-Class and the Hyundai Genesis, which held the line on a base price...