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Nissan North America's manufacturing and supply chain boss doesn't consider Tesla an industry disruptor, but Uber is. He's not worried about Google or Apple, either.


A Stanford University professor behind the autonomous Audi racer is now doing real-world experiments to examine vital ethics questions.


Quebec Wants More Electrified Transport

The Tesla Model X's towing capacity drops to 3,500 pounds with 22-inch wheels. The DOE has awarded $20 million to hydrogen projects. Québec is investing in electrified vehicles.


Uber and Lyft are fighting potential legislation that would mandate fingerprint background checks for its drivers in Austin, TX.


Porsche allegedly doesn't offer Android Auto in the refreshed 911 out of privacy concerns, but Google maintains that it's not collecting much of this information.


Mercedes highlights the effectiveness of its automatic collision-avoidance braking system by putting magnets in kids' toy cars in this latest ad campaign.


As Copyright Process Nears End, Mark Rosekind Unsure of Independents' Role

The chief of the federal agency charged with keeping motorists safe said Thursday there's no way his agency could conceivably evaluate millions of lines of software code for cyber-security deficiencies. At the same time, he's not sure he wants outside help.


Manual transmissions are becoming scarcer by the day, making rev matching a rare talent. But with manufacturers beginning to automate the process, will the practice be lost forever?


Castrol thinks it can revolutionize oil changes with the Nexcel that puts everything in a single unit that people can switch out in just 90 seconds. It premieres on the track-only Aston Martin Vulcan and may hit the street in a few years, too.


Toyota is proving the power of a modern LMP1 car by using its six megajoules of regenerative braking to cook breakfast for 171 people.


An Australian report claims that the Ford GT is getting carbon fiber wheels from Carbon Revolution, the same supplier as the Shelby Mustang GT350R. Ford says that there's no final decision whether to offer them... yet.


Santorum Tours Iowa Biodiesel Plant

Rick Santorum hears biodiesel producer's thoughts on the RFS. Oregon State University develops a potassium-ion battery; can Tesla's Model X really protect against bioweapons?


Toyota believes that it can make human inputs largely unnecessary from highway drives in vehicles by 2020. To prove what the company can do, the Lexus GS Highway Teammate concept shows the tech in action right now.


WardsAuto is excluding all powertrains from VW and Audi from its 10 Best Engines testing after the companies' emissions evasions. The ban from the important ranking could last into later years, as well.


Chevrolet Performance keeps finding ways to upgrade the venerable Small Block V8. For the new ZZ6 350 crate engine that gets a full debut at the SEMA Show, valvetrain improvements help it reach 405 hp and 405 lb-ft.


Hyundai and Kia could be on the hook to pay at least $28.9 million to Paice LLC for patent infringement, but they are appealing.


GM Is More Than Ready For Round Two

The second-gen Chevy Volt arrives with improvements in every area you can name. Whether or not this will translate into better sales remains a big unknown.


Feds Seek Assistance From Some Experts, Ignore Help From Other Ones

Cars have become hacking targets, but documents show the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is struggling to address automotive cyber threats.


Man Builds Near-Life-Size Tesla Supercharger Out Of Legos

Schaeffler will test its 48V mild hybrid system in an Audi TT. A man built a Tesla Supercharger out of legos. Georgia Power opens 11 new charging islands.


Also Launches Car-Sharing Program In New York

GM will be getting a lot more autonomous vehicle data from its employees, as they'll start using driverless Volts to get around the Warren, MI, tech center.


Company Co-Founder Says Collaborators Could Be 'Top-Tier OEMs'

Google wants to partner with an existing OEM to bring its self-driving car technology to the market, a company co-founder said Tuesday.

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