Industry

 
Apple logo

Apple finally confirms its car plans

After years of secrecy, Apple has finally divulged some details on its much-hyped car project. In an interview with Bloomberg, Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed the company is developing a self-driving system for cars, putting it in a race with rival tech giants such as Alphabet (Google’s parent)... read more

June 13, 2017 by
 
NEVS 9-3 and 9-3X concepts, 2017 CES Asia

NEVS presents 9-3, 9-3X electric cars at 2017 CES Asia

NEVS on Wednesday at the 2017 CES Asia taking place in Shanghai, China previewed a pair of electric cars destined for production and outlined a new mobility program to be run... read more June 7, 2017 by


 
2018 Porsche 911 GT3

Report: Porsche being investigated for defeat device in Germany

The Volkswagen Group’s diesel scandal is finally starting to settle here in the United States but over in Europe things are flaring up again. This time it’s the... read more June 5, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model X

AAA hikes Tesla insurance rates due to higher than average number of claims

Tesla owners carrying policies through AAA aren't going to like this news: rates are going up. AAA determined the Tesla Model S and Model X are both affected by abnormally... read more June 5, 2017 by


 
Jost Capito

Jost Capito quits McLaren F1 team to run Volkswagen R division

The driving force behind Ford’s first Focus RS and F-150 Raptor has now been tasked with churning out high-performance Volkswagens, including the next Golf R... read more June 5, 2017 by


 
2012 Toyota RAV4 EV

Toyota offloaded Tesla shares in 2016

Toyota on Saturday revealed that it sold its remaining shares in Tesla at the end of 2016. The Japanese automaker previously sold some of the shares in 2014. Toyota’s... read more June 5, 2017 by


 
2017 BMW 5-Series

Could BMW follow Volvo, GM in exporting Chinese-made cars?

BMW builds a number of models in China through a joint venture with local automaker Brilliance. The cars are only sold in China at present but that could change as BMW has... read more June 2, 2017 by


 
Lexus LC production at Toyota Motomachi Plant in Aichi, Japan

Lexus gives inside look at LC production

On a dedicated line at the Toyota Motomachi Plant in Aichi, Japan, Lexus’ most skilled craftspeople, known as Takumi, Japanese for “artisan,” work on LC... read more June 2, 2017 by


 
Chuck Norris Fiat Professional spokesman

Chuck Norris now the face of Fiat Professional vehicles

Chuck Norris' popularity reigns supreme, even though the actor and martial artist hasn't been featured in a movie to television show since 2001. We can thank the internet and... read more June 1, 2017 by


 
Oliver Heilmer

Oliver Heilmer named Mini design boss

The BMW Group confirmed on Thursday that Oliver Heilmer will take over as the new design boss at Mini. Mini's last design boss, Anders Warming, left the brand last summer to... read more June 1, 2017 by


 
Uber logo

Uber loses $708M in first quarter, fires engineer at center of self-driving car dispute

Uber on Wednesday announced its first-quarter financial results and though shocking they actually represent an improvement on the preceding quarter. The ride-sharing giant... read more June 1, 2017 by


 
Volvo S90 sedans being transported via One Belt, One Road

Volvo becomes first automaker to ship cars via ‘One Belt, One Road’ trade route

Though it doesn’t get much publicity in the west, the China-led ‘One Belt, One Road’ trade initiative will influence the majority of the world’s... read more May 31, 2017 by


 
Rob Melville

Rob Melville replaces Frank Stephenson as McLaren design boss

McLaren has announced that Rob Melville will serve as Design Director at its road car division. Melville replaces Frank Stephenson who is stepping down on his own accord. The... read more May 30, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Report: Faraday Future looks to raise $1 billion as Chinese backer stumbles

Electric car startup Faraday Future could be on the ropes. In November, Jia Yueting, the CEO and founder of tech giant LeEco, Faraday Future’s Chinese backer, announced... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
Raj Nair  Executive Vice President of Ford North America

Raj Nair named president of Ford North America

Following Ford's decision this week to remove Mark Fields as CEO—and name Jim Hackett as his replacement— the automaker has now announced quite a shuffle of its... read more May 25, 2017 by


 
Skip Barber 2-Day High Performance Driving School

Skip Barber Racing School files for bankruptcy, seeks buyer

Famed driving instruction academy Skip Barber Racing School on Tuesday filed for bankruptcy. Specifically, the school, which has coached drivers since 1975, filed for Chapter... read more May 24, 2017 by


 
 

 
© 2017 MotorAuthority. All Rights Reserved. MotorAuthority is published by Internet Brands Automotive Group. Stock photography by izmostock. Read our Cookie Policy.