The Environmental Protection Agency said Volkswagen intentionally skirted clean air laws by using a piece of software that enabled about 500,000 of its diesel cars to emit fewer smog-causing pollutants during testing than in real-world driving conditions.
General Motors agreed to write a very large check to settle its legal troubles regarding faulty ignition switches -- nearly $1.5 billion in total.
Toyota is taking the next step in its quest for carbon-free travel with the launch of the Mirai hydrogen-fueled sedan.
Ten automakers have committed to the government and a private safety group that they will include automatic emergency braking in all new cars, a step transportation officials say could significantly reduce traffic deaths and injuries.
The city's BlueIndy partnership with French company Bollore Group began renting the cars to the public. Drivers who buy a membership can rent the cars by the hour and return them to any of 26 self-service charging stations in the city.
Despite the company's massive success, Uber is looking to the future to expand, including spending billions in India and China and driverless Uber technology.
While U.S. housing and auto sales showed strength over the summer, manufacturers were feeling pressure from China's economic slowdown and the oil industry was squeezed by lower energy prices.
A federal judge granted class-action status Tuesday to a lawsuit in California against Uber over the payment of its drivers, upping the stakes for the ride-hailing company in the case.
Automakers reported U.S. sales for August on Tuesday. Here are top selling cars and trucks, the number sold and the percentage change from last August.
Scientists in the UK are testing highways that will be able to charge electric cars.