Hyundai and Kia to recall more than half million vehicles over fire concern
Hyundai and Kia are recalling more than 500k vehicles over concerns that a tow hitch harness could catch fire, regardless of if the car is parked or being driven.
Hyundai, Kia warn 570,000 US owners to park outside until recalls completed
Hyundai and Kia are asking customers to leave these models on the street until repairs can be made. The recall includes over 570,000 cars within the US.
Milwaukee becomes latest city to sue Kia, Hyundai over rampant thefts
Milwaukee becomes the latest city to announce a lawsuit against South Korean automakers Kia and Hyundai over rash of vehicle thefts, resulting in higher costs of fighting crime.
Rolls-Royce secures funding to develop lunar nuclear reactor
Rolls-Royce announced it secured about $3.5 million in funding from the U.K. Space Agency to develop a nuclear reactor to power a base on the moon someday.
Honda recalls nearly 500K vehicles over seat belt issue
Honda is recalling nearly 500,000 vehicles because of a safety issue with seat belt buckles that could prevent seat occupants from being properly restrained during a crash.
Volkswagen introduces its first affordable all-electric vehicle, set for release in 2025
Volkswagen announced plans on Wednesday to release the first of 10 vehicles on a modular electric platform by 2026, at a cost of 25,000 euros, or $27,000.
Feds suspect Tesla was using automated driving system in fatal firetruck crash
The feds suspect that a Tesla was using the automated driving system when it crashed into a firetruck last month. The California crash killed the driver and injured the passenger.
Wisconsin city looks to sue Kia, Hyundai over surge in vehicle thefts
Madison, Wisconsin, is the latest U.S. city to consider suing South Korean automakers Kia and Hyundai over a surge in thefts of the vehicles.
Tesla’s growth ambition comes with a $175 billion price tag
Tesla plans to go from 1.3 million to 20 million cars per year at a $150 billion cost, according to Elon Musk's 'master plan' outlined during the EV maker's Investor Day.
Ford Motor recalls 98,500 Ranger trucks with faulty replacement air bag inflator
Ford Motor is recalling more than 98,000 older Ranger model trucks in the United States because replacement air bag inflators may have been installed incorrectly.
Tesla readies revamp of Model Y codenamed 'Juniper' - sources
As Tesla's investor day approaches, Elon Musk's EV maker is set to revamp its top selling models by 2024. Changes would help cut costs through efficient manufacturing.
Kia, Hyundai roll out new anti-theft software upgrade
Hyundai and Kia have announced the long-awaited release of an anti-theft software upgrade to certain vehicle models after a social media challenge exposed their vulnerabilities.
Biden admin. dangles $7.5B Tesla subsidy if Musk unlocks Supercharging network
Department of Transportation requirements for generous electric vehicle subsidies may pressure Tesla to open its proprietary charging stations to other models.
GM's Super Bowl ad taps Will Ferrell and zombies to help sell electric cars
General Motors' Super Bowl commercial features Will Ferrell and promotes the automaker's collaboration with Netflix that will place its EVs in various shows and movies.
Tesla reverses Model Y price cut after demand surge, Biden's expansion of electric vehicle tax credits
Tesla has reversed course on price cuts to its Model Y line this month after the U.S. Treasury announced loosened restrictions on electric vehicle credits.
Netflix partners with GM to put more electric vehicles in shows and movies
Netflix and General Motors announced a partnership on Thursday to put more electric vehicles in movies and TV shows produced by the streaming giant.
Major insurers plan to drop two car models' coverage due to thefts: report
State Farm and Progressively are reportedly not writing new insurance policies for some models and years of Kia and Hyundai vehicles because of a rise in thefts.
Toyota president Akio Toyoda to step aside in leadership shakeup
Toyota's president and CEO Akio Toyoda will step aside to become chairman, while Koji Sato, who has been leading the Lexus luxury division and Toyota motor racing, will take over.
Tesla investing $3.6B in Nevada Semi and battery plant
Tesla is expanding its Reno, Nevada-area Gigafactory to mass produce its new Semi truck and next-generation battery packs through a $3.6 billion investment.
General Motors investing $854 million to build V8 engines amid EV shift
General Motors is investing $854 million in four plants to support V8 engine production for the coming years even as it prepares to transform into an all-electric automaker.