Audi CEO Stadler arrested; Bram Schot to be named interim chief, report says
Volkswagen is preparing to name Bram Schot as interim leader of its Audi unit, Bloomberg reported, following the arrest of the luxury brand's longtime chief Rupert Stadler...
GM's new CFO embodies change
GM's pick for its next CFO is a 39-year-old native of India who has been in the thick of change at the automaker.
How aerospace could be a key to GM's future in fuel cells
GM has entered an exclusive deal with Liebherr-Aerospace to develop a hydrogen fuel cell-powered auxiliary power unit for aircraft applications.
Ford plots future in a relic of Detroit's past
Ford plans a one-of-a-kind research and engineering campus in Detroit, including 2,500 employees working in a grandiose former train depot to develop the vehicles of the...
GM investing $175M to build next-gen Cadillac sedans
General Motors is investing $175 million in a mid-Michigan plant to build two of Cadillac's next-generation sedans.
Tesla car fire examination to be observed by NTSB
The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a technical specialist to observe Tesla's examination of a Model S that caught fire in California on Friday, the agency...
Adient scraps plan for downtown Detroit headquarters
Seating supplier Adient confirmed it will no longer move its headquarters to downtown Detroit.
New UAW leaders have full plate
The UAW's 37th constitutional convention last week produced a new slate of leaders who will be responsible for moving the union past a major corruption scandal and reaching a...
Tesla severance offer draws the line on worker-safety concerns
Language in a confidential severance agreement Tesla is using is likely to deter dismissed employees from going public with worker safety concerns, employment law experts...
Hyundai, Kia set up new regional HQ structure in North America, Europe
Hyundai and Kia are setting up new regional headquarters organizations in North America and Europe in an effort to move decision making closer to the markets and react more...
Magna forms JVs to make electric cars in China
Canadian auto parts supplier Magna said it would set up two joint ventures with Beijing Electric Vehicle to build cars in China.
Deadly Japanese earthquake disrupts auto production
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, killing three people, halting factory lines in an industrial area and bursting water mains, government and company officials said.
Automakers burned as U.S.-China spat flares
Fears of a full-blown global trade war moved closer to reality last week as the United States delivered on a threat to impose a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of...
Hackett vows closer ties with Ford dealers
Ford CEO Jim Hackett has promised to be more visible and accessible to dealers after spending much of his first year consumed with getting the automaker in better shape.
Small used-car prices rise unexpectedly
Prices for small used cars are climbing to unexpected levels- a sign that demand is growing as price-sensitive consumers face dwindling options in the new-car market.
Honda sharpens its aim for redesigned Insight
Honda must find a patch of real estate in the marketplace where the Insight doesn't cannibalize Honda's Accord Hybrid or Clarity plug-in hybrid, and where it can compete...
Lincoln's next-gen MKC to be called Corsair
Dealers were shown the Lincoln Corsair, along with the next-generation Ford Escape, Explorer, Mach 1 battery-electric crossover, a small off-road SUV and a Lincoln...
Cadillac's CT5 takes cues from Escala
It may resemble a Dodge Charger or Dart but look closely and you'll see styling cues from the Escala concept in what is expected to be the 2020 Cadillac CT5 sedan, a...
China EV startup Byton readies sedan, eyes U.S. launch
Byton, the Chinese EV startup that wants to start selling cars stateside from 2020, previewed its first sedan in a futuristic concept car.
Hyundai's tiny little superhero
Hyundai executives hope the 2019 Veloster will serve not only as an attention-grabber, but also as a steppingstone to other Hyundai models as the lifestyles of its buyers...
BMW makes X4 sportier, roomier for 2019
BMW's new-generation X4 crossover manages to deliver a spirited drive.
ADESA's bold bid to revamp auto auctions
ADESA is aggressively enhancing its online auctions -- through technology, analytics and machine learning -- in an effort to maintain its lead in private-label sales.
What's five seconds worth to a paint supplier?
Coatings supplier Durr Industries recently was named a top supplier of FCA US, recognizing Durr for its assistance in launching the Jeep Compass at FCA's Toluca, Mexico,...
Japan Inc. teams up on transmission technologies
Toyota, Nissan, Honda and others are partnering with the country's biggest transmission suppliers to jointly develop next-generation transmission technologies that can be...
Superior to take EV wheels for stylish spin
Superior Industries wants to see small cars and EVs get their share of wheel fashion.
What's more important than profits? A dealer explains
In this wide-ranging Q&A, dealer George Girjel talks about turning around underperforming dealerships and why automakers should favor individuals as store buyers.
Has the Jeep Grand Wagoneer missed its moment?
FCA dealers worry that rising interest rates and fuel prices mean the overdue Jeep Grand Wagoneer luxury SUV may have missed the industry's SUV love affair.
Nissan's e-Pedal gives Leaf EV some street cred
One of the Nissan Leaf's newest features, the go-cartlike e-Pedal, began life as a performance-enhancing technology prototyped for sporty driving in the Maxima sedan.
White House aide Kraninger is Trump pick to head lending watchdog
If approved by the Senate, Kathy Kraninger, a little-known White House aide, would succeed her boss, White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, who's led the Bureau of...
Hyundai design continues shift away from 'family look'
Continuing a break with the family look that the South Korean brand cultivated in previous generations of vehicles, Hyundai will soon start rolling out a new design language...