Edward NiedermeyerFormer Bloomberg Opinion Columnist
Edward Niedermeyer, an auto-industry analyst, is the co-founder of Daily Kanban and the former editor of the blog The Truth About Cars.
For decades Detroit built faulty cars and fixed them later. Then Toyota came along.
California has automakers report "disengagement" episodes. But what does that mean?
Automakers need to ensure that motorists understand today's "self-driving" cars can't really drive themselves.
Detroit and Washington have long had a too-cozy relationship. The president-elect's tweeting may change things for the better.
New self-driving technology is impressive, but Elon Musk's overselling of it could endanger lives.
Toyota and Nissan want to grab first-mover advantages on their own.