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OTA update good for Model S and Model X EVs.

Tesla's new update affects Autopilot, navigation, and the media interface. The wireless update will automatically install overnight.

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That's the question we'll have to face before self-driving cars hit critical mass.

Science takes a look at how people feel about autonomous cars making decisions about what to do in an accident.

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The German government is simply asking for more information, for now.

In a meeting with German regulators, Opel says that, well, yes, it does use emissions-adjusting software, but that this software is totally legal.

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Android Auto will soon run entirely on your phone while offering the same features as if it were connected to your dash.

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Model S's 1.01 Autopilot improvements, which Elon Musk says are coming "soon," will include better road-holding and lane maintenance improvements.

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More Autonomous-Driving Features, Better Graphics In Store For Models S, X

Electric vehicle maker is breaking out the software improvements on Thursday.

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Plus Multiple Ride Height Modes And Independent Door Control

The Tesla Model X all-electric SUV will have several autonomous driving features, multiple height modes, cold-weather systems, independent door control.

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The Car's A Little Quicker, Has Better Climate Control

Electric vehicle maker starts beta-testing for early version of autonomous driving.

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BMW, Mercedes-Benz Deny That Scandal Applies To Them

According to a report from Europe, BMW, Mercedes and Opel could potentially have diesel engines that don't meet US emissions requirements.

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Giving New Meaning To Plugging In

A Fisker Karma community site reveals how to turn on additional driving modes for the extended-range plug-in vehicle.

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These Changes Put Your Warranty At Risk, Of Course

BMW i3 range-extender software for California vehicles can be tweaked to enable larger gas displacement, longer driving range.

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FCA US is recalling 1.4 million vehicles in the US to send the owners a software upgrade to prevent potential hacks. The issue stems from the weakness recently discovered in the Uconnect system in a Jeep Cherokee.

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FCA boss Sergio Marchionne says that the Jeep Renegade has a software issue that affects its powertrain, and the compact crossovers are being held from dealers until the problem is fixed.

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In Copyright Dispute, GM Attorney Says Customers Just License Vehicle Use

Buy a General Motors vehicle lately? Check the fine print. The company says you may not own some parts of the vehicle that actually make it run.

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Arguments On Digital Millennium Copyright Act Exemptions Begin Shortly

Car owners and independent mechanics will soon learn more on whether copyright laws could hinder their ability to repair and modify vehicles.

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Wide Support For Copyright-Law Exemption That Ensures Vehicle Access

Hundreds of independent mechanics, gearheads and automotive enthusiasts have come together and implored the US Copyright office to protect their right to repair cars.

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Following a complaint from Consumer Reports, BMW has issued a software upgrade to the range-extended i3 model that alerts the driver of a low state of charge that could affect the vehicle's acceleration.

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Five Years Ago, These Companies Had A Similar Deal

The upcoming relaunched Fisker Karma will look a lot like the old one. Turns out, the brains of the car will share a lot with the old Karma as well.

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When a car's built on such a technology-heavy platform like the one used by Tesla Motors, there are going to be a lot of bells and whistles. More of those little "noisemakers" are being rolled out, as previewed by a new software update. What's most interesting to anyone paying close attention to the slow evolution of the Model S is that the new features are not going to be possible without new components.

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It seems that the software problems with the nine-speed automatic gearbox in the Jeep Cherokee continue to mount. The programming already caused multiple development delays and even postponed the Cherokee's market launch by roughly two months. Now, Jeep has issued another recalibration to hopefully assuage unhappy drivers.

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Might it be that one of Apple Computer's software-security gurus wasn't quite, ahem, secure enough to resist the pull of Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk? Kristin Paget, who held the illustrious title of "Hacker Princess" at Cupertino, CA-based Apple, starts working for nearby Tesla this week, Re/code says. Paget would only say on her Twitter feed that the gig was "something security-related" and added that she "shouldn't say too much."

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