Two competing visions could determine how you first experience a driverless car -- traditional automakers like Mercedes and Toyota vs. tech companies like Google.
Safety advocates say that a Senate transportation bill would allow car rental companies to rent recalled vehicles that haven't been repaired.
The chief U.S. auto safety regulator says Fiat Chrysler will face sanctions for violating safety laws in multiple recalls.
A robot has killed a contractor at one of Volkswagen's production plants in Germany, the automaker said.
Automakers released June U.S. sales figures Wednesday. These are the top sellers, the number sold and the percent change from June 2014.
Senators expressed anger and exasperation with both air bag maker Takata Corp. and federal auto safety regulators over a problem with defective air bag inflators that has escalated into the largest auto-safety recall in U.S. history.
The quality of cars and trucks made by European, Korean and U.S. companies has improved so much in recent years that Japanese automakers, long the industry standard, are having trouble keeping pace.
An upcoming government audit says the nation's auto safety regulator failed repeatedly over a decade to discover the General Motors ignition switch defect that's linked to more than 110 deaths.
The BBC says its hit automotive TV show "Top Gear" will return to the airwaves with a new host replacing scandal-tainted Jeremy Clarkson.
U.S. factory output slipped in May, hurt by a decline in oil refining that overshadowed solid gains by automakers.