U.S. launches probe to weigh tariffs on car, truck imports
The Trump administration started an investigation into whether car and light-truck imports threaten national security, a move that could lead to new U.S.
Uber self-driving car failed to recognize pedestrian, brake in Ariz. fatality, U.S. finds
An Uber autonomous vehicle that struck and killed a woman in Arizona in March failed to identify the pedestrian or to brake, raising serious questions about its performance,...
Trump, automakers reaffirm national mpg goals
California's top air-quality official on Wednesday held a series of meetings with auto industry and federal officials in Washington, who reaffirmed a desire to maintain a...
Roger Penske, Jack Roush named to NASCAR Hall of Fame
Longtime race team owners Jack Roush and Roger Penske have been elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame's Class of 2019.
EPA, U.S. monitor rap pace of culture change at VW
A top EPA official says he is not satisfied with Volkswagen AG's efforts to improve accountability after the company's sweeping diesel emissions fraud and violations, a...
Elon Musk, in latest Tweet storm, channels Caesar, Soviet era media
Elon Musk, barely a month after his behavior on an earnings call shook investor confidence, hit out on Twitter with a series of combative posts this week, leaving many...
Toyota will build fuel cell stack plant in Japan
Toyota plans to build a plant to manufacture hydrogen fuel cell stacks, a key component of fuel cell vehicles, as it seeks to increase global annual sales of the vehicles to...
GST AutoLeather emerges from bankruptcy with new owner, leadership
Car seat leather supplier GST AutoLeather emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy under new private equity ownership and leadership.
Study: New-vehicle buyers downplay fuel prices
Most new-vehicle buyers say the recent fuel price surges will unlikely influence their vehicle purchasing decision, a new study indicates.
Safety-minded Volvo takes some chances
Volvo hopes so as it takes bold steps to re-establish itself as more than a niche brand for staid college professors and safety-obsessed parents.
Startup aims to eliminate need to visit dealership to buy new, used cars nationwide
Joydrive wants to become the first nationwide platform that allows buyers to complete their transactions without setting foot in a dealership -- for new and used cars.
Nissan parents to benefit from Milk Stork partnership
The automaker is offering a shipping benefit for employees working and traveling in North America with Milk Stork, the only breast milk shipping company in the United States.
JLR to spend $5.3 billion on new models, tech
Jaguar Land Rover will spend about $6 billion in the current financial year on new models and technologies as the luxury carmaker looks to spur sales that grew at a slower...
Ghosn: It'll take time to get Renault-Nissan deal right
Carlos Ghosn tamped down expectations of a quick deal to combine Nissan and Renault, saying the specter of failed mergers in his industry loomed large.
Donald Trump does a favor for BMW and Mercedes
The biggest beneficiaries of President Donald Trump's drive to get China to "play fair" on trade are automakers such as BMW and Mercedes, which export expensive sedans and...
Fiat Chrysler launches U.S. media agency review
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said it is beginning a media agency review in the United States. The incumbent is Interpublic's UM.
Germany's Grammer buying Toledo Molding & Die in $271 million deal
German auto supplier Grammer AG is more than doubling its presence in North America with the $271 million acquisition of Toledo Molding & Die Inc.
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Three steps to evolve auto retail marketing
Auto brands need to get organized and aligned internally to allow for a complete view of the customer. This is especially important today.
Bracken retiring from Lexus, to be succeeded by deputy David Christ
David Christ, who switched from the Toyota Division to Lexus at the start of this year, will succeed his boss, Jeff Bracken, who is retiring as head of Lexus' United States...
Uber pulls up in Japan with taxi-hailing service
Uber plans to launch its first taxi-hailing pilot service in Japan that will connect passengers to other taxi providers, as it seeks to expand in the country where the firm...
Taiwan's Yageo to buy U.S. electronic components firm for $740 million
Taiwan's Yageo said it would buy Pulse Electronics for $740 million, marking its biggest deal ever as it looks to expand in the United States and Europe.
Musk admits Tesla Model 3 braking issue, promises fix
Tesla CEO Elon Musk admitted there was a braking issue with the Model 3 sedan, pointed out by Consumer Reports, and said it can be fixed with a firmware update.
$1 billion in payouts for supplier price-fixing
As the largest price-fixing case in U.S. history winds down, one thing is clear: Auto suppliers that conspired with competitors to rig their bids are paying a hefty price.
Turbo is key for Subaru's new big crossover
The 2019 Subaru Ascent, the newest nameplate in the automaker's lineup, relies on a newly developed engine and transmission.
TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA CEO JIM LENTZ: Nervous about profits as incentives climb
Toyota's Jim Lentz sees interest-rate increases, plateuing sales and a flood of off-lease vehicles as potential drags on profitability.
PSA NORTH AMERICA CEO LARRY DOMINIQUE: Clean-sheet approach for North American return
In its return to North America, PSA is rethinking how it will retail vehicles, which brands it will sell and how it will tackle mobility, says the company's CEO for the...
SUBARU OF AMERICA CEO TOM DOLL: Another record year in view
Subaru continues on its record-setting sales roll of the past several years, as Tom Doll steps up to the role of CEO.
EU hunts for ways to avoid U.S. steel, aluminum tariffs
The European Union scrambled to come up with a strategy to avoid American tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum, signaling a readiness to accept American import quotas and to...
BP invests in tech to charge cars as quickly as filling fuel tank
BP agreed to invest $20 million in a developer of ultrafast charging for batteries, a technology the oil company believes is key for accelerating the adoption of EVs.
Fear of autonomous cars rises after high-profile fatalities, AAA survey finds
Consumer trust in self-driving cars has plummeted following high-profile roadway fatalities, with almost three-quarters of Americans now saying they are too afraid to ride in...