The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration cited ammonium nitrate as a factor that caused seven deaths.
New "autopilot" features, designed for cars built after September 2014, will be available for customers in the United States.
The Volkswagen AG scandal over diesel emission tests is headed for Hollywood.
The move could cost more than $6.5 billion.
Volkswagen admitted last week that around 11 million cars worldwide are affected by the scandal.
The company didn't explain that it was taking the action in hopes of satisfying government regulators.
Germany's oldest carmaker is considering setting up large fleets of autonomous cars to cater to a new customer base.
Officials believe the latest incidents are not related to a recent string of freeway shootings.
New vehicle-to-grid technology promises to lower energy costs, while making e-vehicle owners money.
The project will pilot in San Francisco before it rolls out country-wide.
Fiat Chrysler says it is voluntarily recalling about 1.4 million vehicles.
A cybersecurity expert says vehicle hacks could cause fatal accidents or lead to stolen personal data.
A reporter had his car totally disabled by remote hacking.
The Lyons Motor Car LM2 Streamliner was the most impossibly cool car at the New York Auto Show. Impossible being the operative word.
An app aims to let people rent out or exchange their unused parking spots.
Now that the dream of airborne autos is about to come true, do we really want 'em?
Other broadcasters have distanced themselves from the presenter since he was dropped by the BBC
Ultra-customised products build themselves while car parts talk to each other in Europe's automated factories.
Despite Holder's recent announcement, documents show information from DEA database can be used in majority of seizures.
The car is powered by an electric battery and a hydrogen fuel cell.
But at least the total was a 12% improvement on last year
Summoning your car with a word to your smartwatch may no longer become the preserve of silver screen spies
A Michigan manufacturer is creating larger crash test dummies to reflect growing rates of obesity in the U.S.
Copenhagen is the first of many cities to discover that the old pedal horse is an answer to many of its problems
40 years ago, Kim Il-sung arranged the purchase of 1,000 Volvo sedans from Sweden... and never paid for them
The California-based maker of luxury electric cars said it lost $61.9 million, or 50 cents a share