By creating a protective layer of air between the paint and environment, Nissan's "self-cleaning" technology keeps water and road spray off the car's surface.
The federal government posted a deeper loss than initially recorded on the General Motors bailout, according to a Treasury Department report released on Wednesday.
Automakers that fail to respond to vehicle defects could face a substantial increase in fines being proposed by the Obama administration.
Volkswagen Group's first-quarter operating profit surged 22 percent to $3.97 billion, the company reported on Tuesday.
Toyota is moving its U.S. headquarters from California to Texas to get closer to its Midwest assembly plants and improve communication between units now spread over several states.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra can earn about $14.4 million for 2014 if the company meets certain goals.
Google says its self-driving cars have turned a corner and is starting to handle city streets.
Google's self-driving car project has gone to the next phase: Trying to master driving on the city streets.
Ford Motor reported a $989 million profit in the first quarter, down 39 percent from a year ago as the automaker kicks off an aggressive year of product launches.
Ford Motor's first-quarter profit fell 39 percent as sales and revenue declined in North America, its most important market.
General Motors says first-quarter profit fell 86 percent as a series of recalls dragged its earnings down, for its worst quarterly performance since it left bankruptcy protection in 2009.
Major U.S. automobile manufacturers released their January domestic sales data on Monday, with GM and Ford reporting poor results but Chrysler announcing a great month.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' sales increased 8 percent in January from a year earlier despite a deep freeze and multiple snowstorms, but Ford blamed the weather for a 7 percent drop in its sales for the month.
General Motors says its U.S. sales fell 12 percent last month as harsh weather kept customers out of its dealerships in several regions.
With its three Super Bowl commercials, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles logged a performance that will be talked about as inspirational and hotly debated.