Toyota is killing off Scion and folding it into the Toyota brand after 13 years. Scion failed to build a visual brand identity or product personality. A brand targeted at young people in an era when those young people are buying fewer and fewer cars occupies an extremely narrow niche.
The full-sized, 1970s era Cherokee inspired the Jeep Chief Concept. The Chief adorns the Cherokee’s unmistakable razor grille and chrome bumper. Sadly, most people will not ever get to see the Jeep Chief actually driving.
The Obama Administration invests $4 billion over the next 10 years to fund autonomous vehicle research and testing projects.
The 1948 Davis Divan remains one of the most enigmatic American cars ever made. Davis Motorcar Company made only 13 before declaring bankruptcy, but its futuristic design and crafting make it a museum piece.
Auto loan rates may be going up soon. Here’s what you need to know to make the most of First-Time Buyer auto loans.
A fearful GM doubles down on purchases to thwart Über’s threat to the auto industry. GM has acquired the technology and most of the assets of the San Francisco-based ride-hailing pioneer Sidecar Technologies Inc.
Samsung’s bold strategy to enter the battle over self-driving cars to leverage information technology for future growth may be a desperate gamble as Samsung looks to find new growth drivers amid slowing smartphone sales.
SegNet helps driverless cars to see better by combining two “deep learning” systems allowing the system to recognize 12 different road features and orient itself better than GPS.
Baidu joins the driverless car race with a modified BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo. The Baidu driverless car will challenge Google for self-driving supremacy in China.
Electric cars may calm popular discontent with air pollution in China, but the impression of doing something to solve pollution is more important than actually solving the problem.