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.
A group of New Jersey auto dealers have to pay $1.8 million to settle complaints from consumers about their deceptive practices. Customers say that the New Jersey dealers had deceptive practices, such as failing to honor advertised prices.
Chrysler, Toyota, and Nissan report US strong auto sales for June, while Ford and Volkswagen saw US auto sales dip for June. General Motors' auto sales were up 1 percent, despite all of the recalls.
Nissan is recalling some 2014 Nissan Rogue crossovers because of a steering problem. An incorrect bolt was installed on the steering column, which could compromise steering.
Mazda, Honda, and Nissan have recalled an estimated 2.8 million vehicles due to problematic airbags made by Takata Corp. Takata, Honda and Nissan all say the recall is particular to southern US states and territories known for high humidity.
The demand for many used vehicles is high right now. Here are the most popular 2014 models for used vehicles.
Nissan originally said the automaker will release a fully autonomous car by 2020, but Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn says its self-driving car could be ready two years earlier. The technology could be ready then, but it is also a matter of legislation, Ghosn says.
Hybrid cars, from plugins to gas, will clearly be all the rage among carmakers for the next couple of years. Virtually every global automaker now has plug-in hybrid cars planned for launch between 2015 and 2020.
Japan's government announced plans to change guidelines for fuel-cell vehicles to promote sales. Toyota and Honda have been concentrating on developing fuel-cell vehicles.