Raj Nair leaves Ford over 'inappropriate behavior'
Raj Nair, president of Ford in North America, has left the automaker after he was accused of "inappropriate behavior," Ford said.
Electrification, autonomy won't gain widespread adoption for decades, CAR study says
Although most major automakers are pouring billions into electrification and autonomy, the Center for Automotive Research predicts those investments could slow in the coming...
Audi to launch integrated toll collection
Audi said it will begin integrating automated toll payment technology into its U.S.
Hyundai's first U.S. diesel to be in next-gen Santa Fe
The redesigned Hyundai Santa Fe will include the brand's first diesel offering in the United States as it continues to rework its car-heavy lineup.
Nobody wants to let Google win war for maps all over again
Google emerged years ago as the winner in digital maps by blanketing the globe with its street-mapping cars and software expertise that couldn't be matched.
Dallas luxury group dives into subscription market
The service offers unlimited vehicle switches and free pickup and delivery in the Dallas-Fort Worth area at no additional charge.
Nissan's EV campaign expected to get boost from Mitsubishi investment
Nissan may get a boost from a deepening relationship with Japan's biggest trading house as access to battery materials becomes a priority amid the industry's push into...
Volvo speeds up electrification with new V60 wagon
Volvo will accelerate its shift toward electrified models by offering its new V60 with two plug-in hybrid powertrains.
GM offers 10-year, $2.8 billion plan for Korea unit, lawmaker says
General Motors has offered a new investment plan for its South Korean business after threatening to exit the country amid mounting losses, a lawmaker from the nation's ruling...
Entrepreneur Stefan Quandt becomes BMW's most powerful shareholder
Stefan Quandt has become BMW's largest-single shareholder, giving him a big enough stake to block any potential takeover of the automaker, a regulatory filing showed.
Daimler takes a jab at Tesla e-trucks plan as rivalry heats up
Daimler cast doubt on Tesla's plan to deliver electric heavy trucks next year, saying its more modest goal to start selling battery-powered big rigs by 2021 is more realistic.
Bosch establishes new mobility services division
Robert Bosch is joining the wave of suppliers shifting their organizational structures to brace for massive industry changes.
Ford aims to set up German bank this year to offset Brexit risk
Ford hopes to set up a bank in Germany in the second half after applying for a license in the country as part of its strategy to mitigate any risk from the UK leaving the EU.
VW avoids strikes with 4.3% wage hike for German workers
VW agreed to raise the wages of more than 120,000 workers in Germany, averting threats of widespread strikes at the automaker.
Net soars at ADESA's parent on tax gains
Net income at KAR Auction Services, ADESA's parent, soared in the fourth quarter because of a special gain related to the changes in federal corporate taxes.
NBA All-Star Weekend boosts Autotrader's new site
Autotrader took advantage of its long-standing NBA sponsorship to promote its redesigned website and set a record in online traffic during All-Star Weekend.
VW bid to delay first U.S. diesel emissions trial rejected
A Virginia judge rejected a request by VW to delay several of the company's trials over excess emissions because of "inflammatory" comments made by a lawyer representing car...
Toyota recalls Tundra, Sequoia for seat and traction-control problems
Toyota will recall 8,800 Tundra pickups from the 2017 model year for a seat problem, and 65,000 2018 Tundras and Sequoia SUVs for a glitch that could turn off stability...
Deadly cobalt mines linked to child labor thrive in rush for EV batteries
The appetite for EVs is driving a cobalt production boom in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where some mines are dangerous and employ child labor -- a concern for carmakers.
Israeli startup Otonomo takes on Google in rush to process car data
Israeli startup Otonomo is taking on giant software companies including Google in the rush to process and monetize the mass of data being produced by today's connected cars.
Toyota readies cheaper EV motors by halving rare-earth metal use
Toyota is readying electric motors that use as much as 50 percent less in rare-earth metals amid concern of a supply crunch as automakers race to expand their EV lineups.
Lexus will debut UX crossover with taillamp fins
Lexus plans to commit to its belated entry in the hot small crossover segment by debuting its UX at the Geneva auto show on March 6.
GM offers $2.2B debt-for-equity swap in return for S. Korea's support, report says
GM has offered to convert debt owed by its ailing South Korean operation into equity in exchange for financial support and tax benefits from Seoul.
Hyundai Nexo is a rolling showcase of self-driving eco-car technology
The Hyundai Nexo fuel cell vehicle marries futuristic fuel cell technology to next-generation autonomous-driving systems in a rolling showcase that aims to quash notions the...
Ghosn's final challenge: Secure future of the alliance
Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn's final task may be his toughest: Ensure the survival of the alliance after he is no longer around to lead it.
Genesis snub leaves some Hyundai dealers reeling
While elite-level Hyundai dealers in key markets have the chance to bid for Genesis franchises, other pockets of the dealer body are bitter over the tumultuous rollout of the...
Will scandal cripple the UAW, or transform it?
UAW dissidents see the situation as an opportunity for profound change.
Gentex's two-way mirror strategy
Auto mirrors will change in the future -- but which technology to bet on? Gentex is ready to go either way.
Another reinvention for AxleTech
Detroit's heavy-duty and off-road axle and brake maker AxleTech is being reborn as a supplier to electric garbage trucks, buses and construction vehicles.
As CFPB retreats, what's next for dealer reserve?
Two lenders that ditched dealer reserve in favor of flat fees, when the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau favored the latter, have revised their policies.