GM accused in lawsuit of using VW-like defeat devices
GM was accused of putting defeat devices in its trucks to beat emissions tests, the sixth carmaker linked to diesel cheating since 2015, when VW admitted to installing...
BMW eyes global luxury crown again with 8-series concept
BMW unveiled a concept of its revived 8 series that will become a new flagship coupe and try to help it supplant German rival Mercedes-Benz for leadership in luxury vehicle...
May U.S. auto sales projected to rise -- slightly
U.S. new-vehicle sales are expected to rise very slightly in May from a year ago, narrowly snapping the industry's streak of four consecutive monthly declines.
Ford names Raj Nair to steer North America as new CEO's team takes shape
Three days after being named Ford CEO, Jim Hackett picked product development boss Raj Nair to lead Ford North America and Steven Armstrong to steer Europe as part of a...
Faraday Future aims to raise $1 billion in new funds as chief backer struggles
Faraday Future plans to raise $1 billion in new funding as it seeks to protect itself from the financial woes of its main backer, China's LeEco.
Cox, Holman team up on subscription sales model
Cox Automotive and Holman Enterprises are teaming up to expand a retail vehicle-subscription service dubbed Flexdrive.
Ex-Toyota exec Julie Hamp working as adviser to PR firm
Julie Hamp, who left Toyota following an arrest for suspicion of violating Japan's drug laws, is working for global public relations firm Finsbury.
Chevy extends marketing deal with Detroit Red Wings at new arena
Chevrolet extended its sponsorship contract with the NHL's Detroit Red Wings, becoming the official vehicle of Detroit's new Little Caesars Arena.
Tesla split pits tech analysts vs. car analysts
The Wall Street split on Tesla boils down to analysts who see the next Apple and those who perceive a lot more similarity with Studebaker.
Prosecutors investigate Bosch employees in Daimler probe, report says
German prosecutors who searched Daimler's offices this week as part of a probe into diesel pollution are also investigating employees at Bosch, a report said.
Contest losers sue winner, and lose again
A Nova Scotia dealership group's C$100,000 contest took an unexpected turn from the showroom to the courtroom when disappointed finalists sued the winner.
Software update can fix diesel emissions, FCA lawyer says
FCA believes a software update can address US regulators' contention that its diesel vehicles are producing excess emissions, a lawyer for the company said at a court hearing.
Tesla names new HR head amid worker allegations
Tesla replaced Arnnon Geshuri, vice president of human resources, with Gaby Toledano, a former executive at video game company Electronic Arts, amid employee claims of a...
Toyota hires VW marketing exec Shahani
Toyota has named Volkswagen of America marketing executive Vinay Shahani its vice president of integrated marketing operations. The move is effective June 5.
GM to cut jobs at international headquarters, report says
GM will slash headcount at its international headquarters in Singapore as part of efforts to reduce exposure to unprofitable and unpromising markets, Reuters reported.
CDK buys Auto/Mate in consolidation of DMS providers
Dealer software giant CDK Global has struck a deal to acquire Auto/Mate, a smaller rival in the dealership management system market
Supreme Court ruling could protect automakers from predatory patent suits
The Supreme Court ruled that patent lawsuits must be filed on the defendant's turf, a decision expected to protect US automakers from predatory patent litigation.
GMC Yukon Denali adds 10-speed transmission, new grille for 2018
The GMC Yukon Denali is getting a 10-speed transmission and a new, multidimensional grille for the 2018 model year.
Accelerated testing could bring driverless cars to the road sooner
A shortcut in evaluating self-driving cars could allow researchers to bypass millions of testing miles and potentially saving 99.
Ford issues two recalls for roughly 3,000 vehicles
Ford issued two recalls for about 3,000 vehicles in North America. The largest involves a call-back of about 2,500 2017 Explorer SUVs, F-150 and Super Duty pickups.
Santander checked income on just 8% of subprime auto borrowers for bond issue
Santander verified income on just 8 percent of borrowers whose loans it recently bundled into $1 billion of bonds, according to Moody's Investors Service.
Tesla gets partial credit from Consumer Reports for auto-braking update
Tesla has earned back half the points it lost in Consumer Reports' vehicle rankings after deploying automatic emergency braking to its recently built EVs.
Clean-car rules support U.S. jobs, environmental groups say
More than a quarter million US jobs are tied to the production of technologies and materials used to improve vehicle fuel economy, according to a new report.
Canada approves fix for older 2.0-liter Volkswagen Passat diesels
Canada has approved a fix for about 10,000 older Volkswagen 2.0-liter diesel Passats currently equipped with software that allows them to emit more emissions than permitted.
Geely will buy stakes in Malaysia's Proton, U.K. automaker Lotus
Chinese automaker Geely Holding, owner of Volvo, will buy a 49.9 percent stake in struggling Proton from Malaysian conglomerate DRB-Hicom.
Land Rover tours Bermuda
Land Rover takes a trip around Bermuda in the newest commercial to land on our weekly viral video chart.
Ex-dealer wins $256M jury award from Nissan finance unit
After years of legal wrangling, ex-Nissan dealer Mike Kahn has been awarded $256 million by a jury against Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp.
Storm damage forces cargo diversion at Laredo border crossing
Auto parts deliveries to manufacturers and suppliers have been delayed at the Laredo, Texas, port of entry after heavy storms and flash floods on Sunday.
Fiat Chrysler sued by U.S. over excess diesel emissions
The Justice Department filed a civil lawsuit accusing Fiat Chrysler of using software to bypass emissions controls in diesel vehicles.
Study says drivers don't trust ride-hailing firms to build self-driving cars
Consumers are less likely to view ride-hailing companies as reliable autonomous-vehicle manufacturers, according to a global study published by Inrix.