A Lexus version of a Google Self Driving car. The tech giant is expected to enter a partnership with Fiat Chrysler to develop self-driving prototypes

Fiat Chrysler and Google plan to develop several dozen self-driving prototypes based on the car firm’s new minivan sold in the US, according to source(...)

 Sergio Marchionne, CEO of of Fiat Chrysler: If Tesla can show me that the car will be profitable at that price, I will copy the formula, add the Italian design flair and get it to the market within 12 months.”

A war of words is breaking out between two combative car company bosses. On one side is Elon Musk, the current innovation golden boy, and the man behi(...)

McDonald’s results ard due out on Friday. Photo: Paul J Richards/AFP/Getty
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A waitress stands next to a Volvo S90 displayed at a panel discussion about self-driving cars at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on April 7th Photograph: Reuters

Volvo is aiming to put up to 100 self-driving cars on the roads in China in the hope that testing them on the country’s notoriously congested, hazardo(...)

Tesla Motors’ mass-market Model 3 electric cars which are set to retail at $35,000.(Photograph: Tesla Motors/Handout via Reuters)

Tesla Motors gave a sneak preview Thursday of its Model 3 sedan, saying more than 130,000 people had ordered the car, even though it is more than a y(...)

Last July Fiat Chrysler recalled 1.4 million cars and trucks in the US equipped with radios that were vulnerable to hacking. Wired magazine published a story about software programmers who were able to take over a Jeep Cherokee being driven on a Missouri highway. The two hackers, Charlie Miller (above) and Chris Valasek, allowed journalist Andy Greenburg to drive the Cherokee before remotely turning on the windscreen washers and wipers, cranking up the sound system, shutting off the engine on a highway, taking control of the steering wheel and disabling the brakes. Photograph: Bill O’Leary/Washington Post via Getty Images

Hacking cars may seem a distant threat right now, but a dangerous “Hindenberg moment” could be nearing, due to the advent of autonomous cars, two rese(...)

The volume of shares changing hands across Europe was a third per cent lower than the 30-day average. EPA/JJ Guillen

Stocks dropped around the world as the dollar extended gains into a fifth day, with the potential for higher US interest rates again roiling financia(...)

Google self-driving car crash was blamed on the fact the car calculated that the bus would stop, while the bus driver thought the car would

The recent scrape between a Google self-driving car and a bus in California caused the sort of media response normally reserved for a multi-fatality m(...)

Koenigsegg says the light battery stack, encased in a sealed unit for better cooling, is at F1-levels of technology and that the Regera will sprint from 0-100kmh in just 2.8secs

If you’ve never heard of Christian Von Koneigsegg, then don’t blame yourself. The softly-spoken Swedish supercar magnate has made a business of making(...)

Building materials group CRH declined in line with rivals, falling roughly 3 per cent, to €22.42

Stocks across the globe fell the most in three weeks yesterday, tracking oil prices lower, while the first contraction in the US services sector since(...)