Automobiles

Merkel calls for German automakers to regain consumer trust

Sep 14, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "a lot of trust has been destroyed" in the country's automakers by the diesel emissions cheating scandal and they need to regain it quickly

Samsung invests in autonomous driving

Sep 14, 2017

Samsung Electronics Co. says it will spend 75 million euro ($89 million) in TTTech, a Vienna-based company that provides technologies for auto networks and safety controls to Audi cars and others

Frankfurt auto show: Diesels improve, but will people buy?

Sep 13, 2017

German auto makers say they have new and improved diesels that meet or beat ever-tightening emissions standards

Lauren. Ralph Lauren. Designer channels 007 in opulent show

Sep 13, 2017

Ralph Lauren channels James Bond in an opulent fashion show set amid his staggering collection of vintage cars

Electric cars dominate the buzz at Frankfurt auto show

Sep 12, 2017

Carmakers at the Frankfurt auto show are unveiling the low-emissions vehicles and technology strategies they hope will let them profit from the sweeping changes expected to hit the auto industry in the next few years

Car-centric Houston struggles after loss of countless autos

Sep 10, 2017

Long dependent on cars, Houston struggles to recover from loss of hundreds of thousands of vehicles

French carmaker PSA sees shares drop on diesel fraud report

Sep 8, 2017

Shares in French carmaker PSA Group have tumbled because of a report that as many as 1.9 million Peugeot and Citroen cars may have engines designed to trick diesel emissions tests

Nissan shows Leaf electric car revamped with more range

Sep 6, 2017

Nissan's new Leaf electric car goes farther on a charge and comes with a new type of drive technology and the possibility of single-pedal driving

How to deal with flooded cars in Harvey's wake

Sep 3, 2017

Auto industry experts say most cars, trucks and SUVs damaged by Harvey floodwaters can't be fixed

Edmunds: Some guidance on finding the best 'American' cars

Aug 30, 2017

When there are Fords made in Mexico and Toyotas built in Kentucky, it can be hard to define what makes a car "American."

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