GM cars to use Apple voice assistant Siri
General Motors said Tuesday it will integrate Apple's voice-activated software Siri in some of its cars next year to allow iPhone users to perform hands-free tasks.
Oracle CEO to experiment on his Hawaiian island
(AP)—Oracle CEO Larry Ellison envisions his recently acquired Hawaiian island becoming a "little laboratory" for experimenting with more environmentally sound ways to live.
Fisker looking to form alliances to share costs
(AP)—Electric car maker Fisker Automotive is talking with other car companies about sharing parts and technology.
Hong Kong company completes purchase of Saab
(AP)—A Hong Kong-owned company says it has completed the acquisition of bankrupt car maker Saab and will move ahead with its business plan to make electric cars under the Swedish brand.
US spy master courts top hackers at Def Con
US spy master Keith Alexander on Friday courted hackers at an infamous Def Con gathering rife with software tricksters wary of police and ferociously protective of privacy.
EU push for car CO2 cuts faces industry, green flak
The European Commission pushed Wednesday for cuts in automobile carbon emissions but environmentalists said the plans did not go far enough while car makers warned that it would hurt the industry.
Tesla's new sedan will make or break the company (Update)
It's a make or break moment for electric car maker Tesla Motors.
'Spectrum crunch' may slow US mobile revolution
The United States is bracing for a data crunch from the surging use of smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices as the explosion of Internet-ready devices eats up the radio spectrum allocated for mobile ...
Apple enlists TomTom as Siri heads for cars
In-car navigation firm TomTom on Tuesday said it has inked a deal to provide map information to Apple, which a day earlier introduced its own mapping service for iPhones and iPads.
Beijing auto show to unveil cleaner cars
Carmakers at the Beijing auto show are due to unveil scores of clean energy vehicles as they try to convince Chinese customers to swap gas-guzzling SUVs for cleaner but slower and pricier options.
Honda will recycle rare-earth metals from batteries
China's drive for 'green' cars hits roadblocks
Foreign and domestic car makers are struggling to sell environmentally friendly vehicles in China, the world's largest auto market, even as Beijing pumps billions into clean energy.
Mercedes demos DICE -- Interactive dashboard and Heads-Up display
VW gives employees break from their Blackberry
Are you fed up with your Blackberry because it effectively puts you on call for your employer 24/7? Are you a slave to its blinking red light and the vibrating alarm that tells you you have a new email?