Longtime BMW temp files racism, sexism complaint with EEOC: 'Enough was enough'
BMW of North America says it is investigating claims of racism and sexism in its Mini division after a decadelong temporary worker lodged a federal complaint.
Giving in to Demon temptation
Some, but not all, Dodge dealers are seeking market adjustments that would nearly double the price for the limited-edition drag racer.
Henrik Fisker tries, tries again
The $129,000 EMotion EV -- due out in 2019 -- is touted as having a top speed of 161 mph, a more than 400-mile electric range and rapid-charging capabilities of 125 miles in...
The big sedan shrinks into oblivion
The Chevy Impala -- one of GM's longest-running and most-recognized names, a car that logged more than 1 million U.S. sales in 1965 -- appears unlikely to survive much longer.
Crossovers and SUVs fatten profit margins
Across segments from subcompact to full-size, average transaction prices for SUVs and crossovers in the first half of 2017 ran well higher than similar-size sedans and...
VW calls crisis meeting to discuss EU cartel probe, report says
VW Group will hold a supervisory board meeting to discuss allegations that German automakers operated a cartel, Reuters reported.
BMW denies diesel cheating as EU probes emissions cartel
BMW rejected claims that it colluded with VW and Daimler over emissions treatment systems after the EU said it would launch an investigation into the allegations in a move...
Restated FCA sales show some big swings
A review of the data points to a company that either didn't accurately know what it was selling month to month or was playing fast and loose with its fleet sales.
Toyota's hydrogen holdup means East Coasters miss out on Mirai
Toyota, off to a slow start selling its car of the future on one U.S. coast, is struggling even to get started on the other.
Rhetoric yields to reality ahead of NAFTA talks
The reality of NAFTA after 23 years of integration is that no single country can dictate new terms for the deal, because all have much to lose, from manufacturing in Mexico...
Ford transforms design leadership
Ford Motor Co. has overhauled its design team amid new CEO Jim Hackett's quest to transform the automaker into a leaner, quicker-thinking organization.
Buick leaves its large-car legacy behind
More than three quarters of Buick's U.S. sales now come from the Encore and two larger crossovers. The changes have helped Buick double its global sales volume since 2010.
Self-driving legislation set in motion
The legislation borrows heavily from the wish list of automakers and tech companies that want leeway to operate on highways without being tied too closely to rules designed...
Infiniti drops midsize QX70
Infiniti has killed its QX70 midsize crossover, effective immediately, as it prepares to shift more attention to other crossovers.
Search is on for better lidar
Though lidar technology solves many problems of current sensor technology, it still hasn't met the requirements for mass production for vehicles — even after decades of...
Mercedes dealer devotes service center to vans
When vans come in for service, they typically require more attention than noncommercial vehicles because they generally perform more demanding work with heavier loads.
Takata airbag recall slow going in Canada
About 5.3 million Canadian vehicles have been recalled due to faulty Takata airbag inflators, but only 851,000 of them have been fixed.
GPB thrives under the radar
GPB Capital, a private-equity group, has quietly grown to 66 dealerships. Now they're ready to start talking about who they are and how they operate.
EU investigates possible German emissions treatment systems cartel
EU antitrust regulators are investigating allegations of a cartel among German automakers, a measure that could result in hefty fines for the companies.
Australian man likely 18th death from faulty Takata airbags
An Australian man who died in a Sydney car crash may be the 18th death linked to faulty Takata airbags, after police said he was killed when hit in the neck by shrapnel from...
HALL OF FAME: Bombassei breaks through
Alberto Bombassei, the man behind those bright red and yellow Brembo brake calipers, joined three other legends into the Automotive Hall of Fame.
Who will order car subscriptions?
Vehicle subscription services are emerging as a new slice of the car-sharing market, and industry leaders are still trying to figure out which model will work best.
U.S. lawyers suing Volkswagen get $300 million in fees, costs
A U.S. judge approved $125 million for lawyers who sued VW on behalf of owners of 88,000 3.0-liter diesel vehicles over excess emissions.
Fisker, emerging battery supplier Nanotech end JV
A joint venture between Henrik Fisker's new car company and an emerging battery supplier was unplugged before it could ever charge up.
Ford to petition to avoid U.S. recall of 2.5 million vehicles
Ford wants to avoid a U.S. recall of about 2.5 million vehicles with Takata airbag inflators that the Japanese auto supplier declared defective last week.
Lyft outlines self-driving car plans after earlier partnerships
Ride-hailing provider Lyft, emboldened by public stumbles by larger rival Uber, is taking the leap into developing its own fully autonomous vehicles.
GM puts the brakes on portions of headquarters project
GM has mothballed plans for one of the more eye-catching portions of its 120,000-square-foot addition and renovation of its world headquarters, the Renaissance Center in...
Autos loom large in U.S.-Korea trade talks
The Trump administration is attempting to rewrite the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement, much as it is doing through other means with NAFTA.
Ford overhauls design with 2 key teams
Ford is shaking up its design staff to shorten product development cycles and better define the group's overarching strategy with the formation of two key staffs: one...
Magna says Ontario's proposed labor laws make province 'uncompetitive'
Magna says proposed changes to Ontario labor laws would make doing business in the province nearly impossible for the auto parts giant.