FCA execs paid UAW officials to take company-friendly positions, U.S. says
Confidential retirement offers and a former union vice president being "scripted" to support company initiatives are among the newest allegations in the UAW-FCA corruption...
Tesla boosts all-in bet on Musk with $2.6 billion option award
It is the Elon Musk of corporate pay deals, a cocksure, all-or-nothing moonshot into history. Little wonder, then, that it is for none other than Elon Musk.
Jeep's sales decline dents Marchionne's ambitions for key brand
Jeep's global vehicle sales fell 1 percent to less than 1.
Ford gets more pressure from safety group to recall 1.3 million Explorers
The Center for Auto Safety on Tuesday posted a letter to Ford CEO Jim Hackett urging the automaker to recall 1.3 million Explorers for carbon monoxide leaks.
PSA confirms it will locate N.A. headquarters in Atlanta
PSA Group will locate its North American headquarters in Atlanta, tapping the city's universities and automotive businesses to regain a foothold in the United States.
Udacity launches classes to teach coding for flying cars
Udacity, the online education startup founded by self-driving car veteran Sebastian Thrun, is opening its digital doors to potential flying car engineers.
BMW, Daimler close to merging car-sharing units, exec says
Daimler and BMW are close to agreeing to combine their car-sharing services Car2Go and DriveNow, a senior executive at one of the carmakers told Reuters.
U.S. appeals court decertifies class action in Hyundai-Kia fuel economy settlement
A federal appeals court overturned a lower court's decision to grant class certification to car owners who settled with Hyundai and its Kia affiliate over the fuel efficiency...
Why assembly plants need people more than robots
More than three decades after Honda first built an Accord sedan at its Marysville, Ohio, factory in 1982, humans are still an integral part of the assembly process.
Why you can bet Jag will offer more vehicles off the I-Pace powertrain
You can bet the powertrain from the I-Pace is going to be used on other Jaguar vehicles.
Detroit prepares for largest new automotive plant in 2 decades
The mayor of Detroit and the billionaire owner of auto supplier Flex-N-Gate on Monday offered a sneak preview of what will be the largest new auto factory built in the city...
A captivating new contrast in Detroit
Through the years, for obvious reasons, the pathways of Ford and GM have always been intertwined. Their leaders have always been compared. Today, the differences are glaring.
Trump's first year ends with some wins, uncertainty
In January 2017, gauging whether the administration of President Donald Trump would be pro-business or populist was a challenge. One year into the administration, it still is.
Study shows rise in U.S. vehicle ownership per person, household
Ownership rates for cars and light trucks have touched their highest levels since 2008 and 2009, according to a report from the University of Michigan Transportation Research...
Uber to be profitable within three years, new CEO says
Uber Technologies, whose losses have piled up in the quest for growth around the world, will be profitable within three years, said CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.
U.S. suppliers urge NAFTA compromise to cover engineering work
A trade group representing auto suppliers urged the Trump administration to adopt NAFTA automotive rules that cover research, engineering, design and software development...
VW touts next Golf as 'benchmark' in safety, connectivity
VW says the new Golf will become a benchmark in safety and connectivity. The car will always be online and will have expanded autonomous driving functions, the automaker said.
Subaru sticks to dog-friendly formula in new ad campaign
Subaru of America is sticking to its dog-friendly formula with its "Dog Tested. Dog Approved" ad campaign.
Waymo taps Atlanta as next test city
Waymo, Google's self-driving car affiliate, said it has chosen metro Atlanta as the next location to test its autonomous minivans.
Ford tests Focus prototype in U.S. ahead of China launch
Ford is testing prototypes of the redesigned 2020 Focus compact car on U.S. roads 18 months ahead of the car's production launch in China.
Mercedes, BMW wade into subscriptions
The German rivals are joining the list of luxury automakers exploring subscription models as they try to figure out the future of car ownership – and whether such plans...
New pickups leave Ford on aluminum island
Ford looked to be leading the way toward making aluminum the industry standard for automakers trying to cut weight and improve fuel economy — but nobody followed.
Detroit's hits & misses
Richard Truett, staff powertrain savant and design connoisseur, jumped up on just about every stand, thought and pondered, changed his mind a couple of times and came up with...
Chevy adding dealers, not dabblers, for work trucks
General Motors plans to expand its dealer network for medium-duty commercial vehicles this year from 240 to about 400 with the introduction of Silverado 4500HD and 5500HD...
Oil demand to peak by 2030 as EVs boom, predicts Bank of America
Despite strong global oil consumption helping to push crude prices higher, the rise of electric vehicles is seen as one of the biggest long-term threats to demand.
China's GAC has a big to-do list for U.S.
At the upcoming NADA convention in Las Vegas, you can expect to find the Trumpchi GS8 nestled in a corner of the North convention hall, just past the booth for Two Hats Ranch.
How Ford plans to use its new digs in Detroit's Corktown neighborhood
The business strategy of Ford's big bet on a future of selling electric and autonomous vehicles will be devised inside a former hosiery factory in Detroit's Corktown...
Nissan's ePower tech coming to U.S. vehicles
Nissan's ePower technology has been something of a sensation in Japan. Now the automaker wants to bring it to the United States.
PETA auto show protest, aimed at FCA, is misdirected
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals plans to protest FCA at the Detroit auto show for something one of its dealers is doing: sponsoring a long-time dog-sled race in...
Paint pro gives high marks to automakers' Detroit palettes
Part of the glitz of the Detroit auto show is the palette of colors selected and created for the occasion.