Category Archives: Best Cars

BorgWarner to expand r&d operations in Michigan, add 76 jobs


by Niklas Emmerich Photography BorgWarner plans to spend $ 27 million to expand its Auburn Hills operations near Detroit, a project expected to add 76 jobs, the state of Michigan said Thursday. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Tesla asked to brief U.S. Senate panel on fatal Florida crash


by markus spiske The chairman of the U.S. Senate committee that oversees auto safety issues wrote Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Thursday, asking the automaker to brief the committee on a fatal May 7 crash involving its Autopilot software. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Consumer Reports urges Tesla to disable auto steering function


by NapaneeGal The influential magazine wants Tesla to disable an auto steering function on the Model S, require drivers to keep their hands on the wheel as part of an updated driver assist system, and stop referring to the autonomous product as Autopilot. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

California rejects Volkswagen’s recall plan for 3.0-liter diesel vehicles


by NapaneeGal California’s chief air regulator on Wednesday rejected a proposed recall plan from Volkswagen to fix 16,000 3.0-liter diesel Volkswagens, Audis and Porches in the state that are equipped with devices designed to cheat emissions tests. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

GM must face some revived claims over ignition switches, U.S. court rules


by Drew Olanoff A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday reversed part of a bankruptcy court ruling that protects GM from some legal claims involving a defective ignition switch and other safety issues that prompted a series of major recalls in 2014. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

NHTSA seeks answers on fatal Tesla Autopilot crash


by MS Society – SVIC U.S. highway safety regulators have demanded that Tesla Motors hand over detailed information about the design, operation and testing of its Autopilot technology following a May 7 fatal crash in which the system was in use. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed