U.S., Mexico push for NAFTA auto deal, eye bringing Canada back to talks
If Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo and U.S.
McLaren finds niche for $400,000-plus cars in struggling Brazil
The McLaren dealership here — more art gallery than car showroom — opened in May and has already reached half of its first year's sales goal.
U.S. prosecutors say FCA wanted to 'buy labor peace' from UAW
A memorandum of sentencing for former FCA labor relations chief Alphons Iacobelli says, "High-level officials of the UAW sought to enrich themselves and live lavish lifestyles rather than zealously work on behalf of the best interests of...
Can Mark Wahlberg Chevrolet harness its star power?
Actor Mark Wahlberg and partner Jay Feldman are adding staff and bolstering promotional tactics at their new Chevy store in Ohio as they seek to ramp up sales.
Tesla stock rallies as Morgan Stanley halts research coverage
Elon Musk's bid to take Tesla private has taken another turn that's spurred trading tumult, with Morgan Stanley becoming the second firm to suspend coverage of the electric-car maker's stock.
Consumers support higher mpg standards, survey finds
A study by Autolist.com indicates that fewer than a third of U.S.
Car-sharing startup Getaround raises $300 million
The company said it will use the latest funding, led by SoftBank, to expand in North America and around the world and to develop partnerships with automakers.
Lyft surpasses 5,000 self-driving rides with Aptiv fleet
Lyft and Aptiv declined to provide financial details, but both companies "are making money on this," says a Lyft official.
Bosch invests in Ceres Power to develop highly efficient fuel cells
Small SOFC modules could be used to satisfy growing electricity demand in metropolitan areas, Bosch said.
Aston Martin will re-create James Bond's DB5 -- spy gadgets included
Aston Martin will build 25 limited-edition DB5s, the car driven by James Bond in movies including Goldfinger. The cars will have gadgets from the movie's vehicle, such as rotating license plates.
Foreign automakers voice opposition to Trump's NAFTA plan
European and Asian automakers with U.S. plants cannot support President Donald Trump's proposals to raise the amount of local content in North American-made vehicles, an industry group told U.S. lawmakers.
Tesla shares salvage a gain despite deal-funding doubts
Tesla shares, after slumping much of the day toward a fifth straight decline, ended Monday on the plus side despite fresh doubts about Elon Musk’s effort to take the company private.
Nissan to boost China production capacity by 40%, report says
Nissan plans to invest about $900 million to boost vehicle-making capacity in China by 40 percent by 2021, part of an $8.73 billion strategy to become a top player in the world's largest auto market.
Report: Saudi fund also in talks to invest in aspiring Tesla rival Lucid Motors
PIF and Lucid Motors have drawn up a term sheet under which PIF could invest more than $1 billion in Lucid Motors and obtain majority ownership, sources told Reuters.
Elon Musk says changing his way of working not an option
Tesla's CEO sees no option but to keep working at his current relentless pace, no matter the deepening concerns of board members and investors about his health and stability.
EPA staff concerns may fuel critics of rollback proposal
A document detailing EPA staff concerns provides fodder for legal challenges to the Trump administration's proposal to roll back federal fuel economy standards.
Used-vehicle prices stronger than expected
Increasing demand for used vehicles, concern over potential tariffs and tightening supplies are causing used-vehicle prices to strengthen instead of taking their normal summer dip.
Ford and Argo AI achieve mutual respect
How are Ford Motor Co. and software partner Argo AI from Silicon Valley getting along as they prepare Ford's first autonomous vehicle for a 2021 deployment?
McLaren prepares to go electric, but don't expect an SUV
McLaren is preparing for electrification — but stands by a flat no to SUVs.
Auto subscriptions' next hurdle: State laws
A subscription ban in Indiana and a California proposal to make automaker subscription programs go through dealers are the first steps taken in what could be a wave of scrutiny over subscription programs in state houses across the country.
Hyundai's N line gets a running start
Encouraged by the promising start of its performance line in a demanding European market, Hyundai hopes its upcoming Veloster N sports car can raise its perception among U.S. buyers.
Longo builds diversity with Spanish website
A California dealership, Longo Toyota, has developed a store website for its Spanish-speaking customers.
Johnson Controls ponders fate of its battery business
JCI has given itself until November to decide whether to spin off its battery business, sell it outright or keep it.
China's EV startups: Boom or bubble?
China has emerged as a global incubator for next-generation electrified driving and as a potent Silicon Valley rival. Some call it a boom, others a bubble. To understand the China EV craze, look no further than Byton.
Software provider sues Case auto group
A major provider of dealership management software is suing Rick Case Automotive Group for allegedly breaching its license agreement and misappropriating trade secrets.
Auria's jackpot potential: Acoustic material
Auria is launching a new technology in sound and vibration deadening for GM, to the tune of $100 million.
VW averts Mexico strike with pay increase
Volkswagen has agreed to a salary increase of nearly 6 percent for workers in Mexico and another raise for next year, the company's Mexican union said, averting a potential strike.
Streets of Jeeps
More than 1,600 Jeeps of every size, stripe and flavor filled the streets of Toledo, Ohio, Aug. 10 to Aug. 12 for the city's second Jeep Fest -- a celebration of the town's long love affair with its most famous local product.
Tesla's board looking for executive talent, not COO, report says
Tesla's board s on the lookout for senior talent -- though it’s not actively searching for a COO, a person familiar with the board’s thinking told Bloomberg.
Startup supplier worries about CAFE rollback
Tula Technology CEO Scott Bailey is convinced the CAFE rules played a major role in GM's 2012 decision to invest in Tula, become a development partner and license its technology.