All posts tagged "Automakers"
Samsung Electronics buys auto-systems maker Harman for $8B
SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung Electronics said Monday it has agreed to acquire auto-systems maker Harman for $8 billion as the South Korean giant eyes the growing market for connected cars. Samsung will pay $112.00 per share...
- Posted November 14, 2016
US Auto Sales Expected to Fall in September
DETROIT — Automakers reported mixed U.S. sales results in September as demand for new cars and trucks sputtered. Nissan’s sales rose 4.9 percent over last September, and Toyota’s were up 1.5 percent. But General Motors’ sales were...
- Posted October 3, 2016
Auto, Technology Industries Clash over Talking Cars
WASHINGTON – Cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road, creating the potential to dramatically reduce traffic deaths, improve the safety of self-driving cars and someday maybe even help solve traffic jams,...
- Posted August 26, 2016
Will Robot Cars Drive Traffic Congestion Off a Cliff?
Transportation researchers say people will use self-driving cars too much
- Posted May 15, 2016
Auto Industry Agrees to Cooperate with Government on Safety
DETROIT – Seventeen automakers have reached an agreement with the U.S. government to cooperate on safety issues in the future. The pact was announced Friday at the Detroit auto show by Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. The two...
- Posted January 15, 2016
Fiat Chrysler Denies Allegations of False Sales Reporting
DETROIT – Fiat Chrysler is denying allegations that it encourages dealers to falsely report sales to boost monthly totals that are released to the public and investors. The accusations came in a federal lawsuit filed this week...
- Posted January 14, 2016
Gov’t to Announce New Safety Relationship With Automakers
DETROIT – Automakers have agreed to work on fundamental changes in their relationship with the U.S. government using the aviation industry as a model in order to get new safety technology to the marketplace faster, a top...
- Posted January 12, 2016