Automakers

Ford

Ford Dips Toe Into Sharing Economy With New Leasing Program

The shared leasing pilot aims to attract customers who don't need a vehicle on a full-time basis, but still want some kind of ownership
Lyft

General Motors Partners With Lyft to Develop Network of Self-Driving Cars

The San Francisco-based Uber competitor announces a new $1 billion funding round that values it at $5.5 billion.
Automakers

Volkswagen: CO2 Emissions Scandal Not As Bad as Feared

Europe's biggest motor manufacturer is battling a wider diesel emissions scandal affecting up to 11 million cars.
Self-Driving Cars

There Will Be 20 Million Self-Driving Cars On the Road by 2025

But this still only represents 1 percent of the vehicles that will be on the road.
Tesla

Tesla's Sweet Model X Ride for the Whole Family Is Finally Here

Take that, dorky gas-guzzling minivans everywhere.
Tesla

Elon Musk Tells Tesla Competitors to Bring It On

Big-name challengers are nipping at the visionary entrepreneur's heels and he wants more.
Volkswagen

Volkswagen Shares Plunge Amid Emissions Scandal

The car company could face up to $18 billion in penalties.
General Motors

After the Settlement: What GM Needs to Do Now

Mary Barra called the two-year legal and public relations crisis 'a catalyst for meaningful change.'
Driverless Cars

Google Hires Longtime Car Exec to Head Up Its Driverless Car Division

John Krafcik has previously worked at Ford, Hyundai and online car sales company TrueCar.
Automakers

Congress Is Trying To Pump the Brakes On Hackers Who Can Control Your Car Wirelessly

The explosion of Internet-connected computer features in automobiles give hackers a doorway into the control system of your car.
Security

Automakers Unite to Prevent Cars From Being Hacked

An alliance including Ford and General Motors said it will create a center for sharing information and analysis to help make cars more secure.
Internet of Things

Car Dashboards That Act Like Smartphones Could Raise Safety Concerns

Customers want them, and automakers are intent on supplying them. But are they really a good idea?
Sharing Economy

Ford Joins Competitors in Growing Car-Sharing Initiative

The car company is one of several that are exploring alternatives to traditional car ownership, including more flexible on-demand models.
Self-Driving Cars

Buckle Up: Google's Self-Driving Cars to Hit the Open Road

The autonomous cars will drive on public roads in California starting this summer.
Navigation

TomTom Says Its Maps Are Destined for Self-Driving Cars

The Dutch navigation company's automotive division has won big contracts in recent months, prompting analyst upgrades and a 40 percent surge in its shares.