The idea of merging a minibus format of multi-seat rows into a family car originated in France. Renault’s Espace is often named as the first real p(...)

Cyber security researchers have found six significant flaws in Tesla’s Model S

Cyber security researchers have found six significant flaws in Tesla’s Model S cars that could allow hackers to take control of the vehicles and ha(...)

Given the poor profits in the smartphone market, there clearly will be market turmoil with mergers and acquisitions, and outright business failures. Photograph:  Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

Worldwide shipments of smartphones have just had a stellar quarter. According to research firm IDC, global shipments between April and June reached 33(...)

The Jeep Grand Cherokee are exhibited on a car dealership in New Jersey

The US’s car safety watchdog, toughening its stance against manufacturer defects, has issued a record $105 million in fines against Fiat Chrysler Auto(...)

The interior of Audi’s upcoming A4, which will offer in-car connectivity via a flat-rate sim card from Irish firm Cubic Telecom which cuts out roaming charges for connected drivers.

An Irish tech firm is behind Audi’s launch of a Europe-wide, flat-rate sim card, fitted in its new models from next year, that cuts out roaming charg(...)

FCA hastily released a software update after two professional hackers showed Wired magazine they could use a laptop from their own homes to take over a 2014 Jeep Cherokee as a reporter drove the car.

Security fears could put a dampener on future self-driving cars after hackers showed they could wirelessly take control of hundreds of thousands of U(...)

Miller and Valasek have been probing car safety for years and have been among those warning that remote hacking was inevitable. Photograph:  Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Cybersecurity researchers have shown they can use the Internet to turn off a car’s engine as it drives, sharply escalating the stakes in the debate ab(...)

“Fiat Chrysler has repeatedly failed to notify owners about recalls in a timely manner, in some cases weeks or months beyond the deadline to do so,” Jennifer Timian, head of the NHTSA’s office of recall management, told the hearing

Fiat Chrysler put its own customers and other drivers at risk by being too slow to notify drivers about faults and failing to provide critical informa(...)

Ford’s SUV sales rose 10 per cent but car sales fell 3.5 per cent in June. Photograph: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images

Strong demand for sport utility vehicles and trucks in June helped General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co offset slowing demand for sedans by allowing th(...)

Porsche has topped the JD Power quality survey, ending years of Japanese domination

In a dramatic turnaround, European and Korean car-makers have topped the latest JD Power Initial Quality Survey (IQS) report, which tallies car buy(...)