Autos

FILE - In this Wednesday, March 21, 2018 file photo, the logo of German car manufacturer BMW is pictured at the headquarters in Munich, Germany. German carmaker BMW reports its second quarter earnings on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, file)
August 02, 2018 - 5:40 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — BMW's profit fell 6 percent in the second quarter as it spent more on developing new technologies for electric, autonomous and digitally connected automobiles, the luxury carmaker said Thursday. Net income came in at 2.08 billion euros ($2.42 billion), down from 2.22...
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In this Wednesday, March 21, 2018 file photo the logo of German car manufacturer BMW is pictured in Munich, Germany. Automaker BMW said Monday July 9, 2018, it will have to raise prices on the U.S.-built SUVs it sells in China due to 40 percent import tax
(Photo credit: AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, file)
July 09, 2018 - 3:37 pm
Automaker BMW says it will have to raise prices on the U.S.-built SUVs it sells in China due to higher tariffs...
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9/22/2015 - Volkswagen cars for sale at a dealership in Ashford, Kent, as the company says 11 million vehicles worldwide are involved in a scandal surrounding emissions. (Photo by PA Images/Sipa USA)
(Photo credit: PA Images/Sipa USA)
July 09, 2018 - 1:28 pm
A U.S. appeals court on Monday approved a $10 billion settlement between Volkswagen and car owners caught up in the company's emissions cheating scandal...
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In this April 15, 2018, file photo, the sun shines off the rear deck of a roadster on a Tesla dealer's lot in the south Denver suburb of Littleton, Colo. Tesla is suing a former employee at its Nevada battery factory alleging that he hacked into the manuf
(Photo credit: AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
June 20, 2018 - 1:21 pm
Martin Tripp of Sparks, Nevada, admitted to Tesla investigators that he wrote software that transferred several gigabytes of data outside the company…
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Model 3 Tesla
Model 3 Tesla (Photo credit: Tesla)
June 12, 2018 - 11:51 am
EV maker Tesla Inc. is laying off about 3,600 workers mainly from its salaried ranks as it slashes costs in an effort to deliver on CEO Elon Musk's promise to turn a profit in the second half of the year...
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Driverless Car
Driverless Car (Photo credit: PA Images/Sipa USA)
Matt Bigler
June 07, 2018 - 10:55 am
Self-driving cars... the future or something to worry about? A new study in the Bay Area finds support for autonomous vehicles has slipped over the previous year. KCBS Radio's Matt Bigler reports...
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Model 3 Tesla
Model 3 Tesla (Photo credit: Tesla)
May 30, 2018 - 1:34 pm
A wireless update of antilock braking software improved the stopping distance of Tesla's electric Model 3, prompting Consumer Reports to reverse course and give the car its "Recommended Buy" rating...
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Tesla Crash in Utah
(South Jordan Police Department via AP)
May 25, 2018 - 11:04 am
A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press.
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Johnny Pollard, of Haltom City, drives for Uber full time and says the job has saved him from unemployment and provided him with a good living. (Photo by Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS/Sipa USA)
(Photo credit: Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS/Sipa USA)
May 23, 2018 - 12:57 pm
Uber is ending its operation of self-driving cars in Arizona more than two months after a woman was struck and killed by one of its vehicles...
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In this Friday, May 11, 2018, photo released by the South Jordan Police Department shows a traffic collision involving a Tesla Model S sedan with a Fire Department mechanic truck stopped at a red light in South Jordan, Utah. Witnesses indicated the Tesla
(Photo credit: South Jordan Police Department via AP)
May 15, 2018 - 10:09 am
The driver of a Tesla electric car had the vehicle's semi-autonomous Autopilot mode engaged when she slammed into the back of a Utah fire truck over the weekend...
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