Chrysler has recalled about 792,300 Jeep Commanders and Grand Cherokees from all over the world. Chrysler issued the recall because there is a problem with the cars' ignition switch, which has been linked to one accident so far.
China will require 30 percent of all government cars to be electric cars. The plan will include battery electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids, and fuel-cell cars, and it is set to be phased in over the next two years.
Electric cars have a valuable advocate in Tesla, whose Model S sedan is the gold standard in the growing industry. But in addition to the growth of electric cars, Tesla's success is vital to the US auto industry as a whole.
General Motors is recalling several models – 2008 Chevy Malibu, Pontiac G6, and Saturn Aura – for power steering problems. Affected vehicles may experience a sudden loss of power steering assist, which could occur at any time while driving.
The CEO of Delphi, the manufacturer of defective ignition switches, said General Motors is the one to blame for the ignition problem responsible for at least 13 deaths. During the her fourth Congressional hearing, GM CEO Mary Barra said the automaker is doing everything it can to correct the the problem and compensate victims.
Earlier this year, Nissan announced it would have a driverless car by 2020. However, it turns out that Nissan's self-driving car won't actually be fully autonomous.
Tesla Motors chief executive Elon Musk confirmed the Model 3, a forthcoming electric car that will cost less than half its coveted Model S. Can a cheaper Tesla Motors model woo a broader public still wary of electric cars?
BMW is recalling 1.6 million 3 series vehicles worldwide with Takata airbag inflators as a precautionary measure, the automaker said Wednesday. The BMW 3 Series recall affects 574,000 cars in the US.