Honda’s second-generation Ridgeline pickup named North American Truck of the Year, besting traditional truck entries from Ford and Nissan, while Chevrolet Bolt EV wins Car of the Year and Chrysler Pacifica named Utility Vehicle of the Year.
Chevrolet introduced a larger, better equipped Traverse sport-utility vehicle at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Monday.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx outlines rules to equip future cars and trucks with connected vehicle technology.
Ford has worked with General Motors to develop a fuel-efficient 10-speed transmission that will make its first appearance in 2017 Ford F-150 pickup truck.
Ford Motor Co. wants to leverage its large investment in autonomous vehicles by exploring how driverless technology can be used by delivery services.
Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz unit starts construction on a factory to build Sprinter vans for the North American market.
Mercedes-Benz is looking at launching an electric version of its Sprinter commercial van as it starts construction of a new auto factory in Charleston, S.C.
Car and truck manufacturers have to pay more attention to cybersecurity to prevent autonomous vehicles from becoming terrorist weapons, according to the Justice Department.
Car and truck industry looks to confront cybersecurity issues as more evidence of vehicle hacking surfaces.
Volkswagen’s diesel emissions cheating settlement aims to offset pollution created by nearly 500,000 rigged diesel models through a $2.7-billion remediation program that provides funds to replace older diesel trucks and buses with newer, cleaner models.
Social and technological hurdles remain in the drive toward adopting self-driving trucks and autonomous vehicles.