GM now expects $5.5B charge from Opel sale
Additional costs mean GM now expects the charge for its sale of Opel to PSA to reach $5.5 billion, GM finance chief Chuck Stevens said.
Safety advocates want Congress to go slow on autonomous cars
Basic rules of the road are needed before lawmakers allow companies to dramatically expand testing of self-driving cars, safety and consumer advocates told lawmakers Tuesday.
Takata offers condolences to victims of faulty airbags
Takata expressed condolences to victims of its faulty airbags linked to at least 16 deaths and 180 injuries around the world, but stopped short of offering a full apology.
Ram spy photos hint at longer wheelbase, split tailgate
Some features of the next-generation Ram 1500, an apparent longer wheelbase and a new tailgate that folds down and splits in the middle to provide closer access to the bed,...
Volvo, Autoliv deepen self-driving ties with Nvidia
Volvo and Autoliv are deepening their ties with chipmaker Nvidia in a move intended to help the automaker meet its goal of having an autonomous vehicle on the road by 2021.
Keller, Mercer team up to advise startups
Well-known industry analysts Maryann Keller and Glenn Mercer are teaming up to advise startups and investors new to the auto industry.
Florida dealership protection law takes effect
Florida's governor signed a new dealership protection law, limiting how often automakers can mandate store renovations and how they can apply sales-effectiveness standards.
FEV North America to expand vehicle testing at new tech center
The cornerstone of FEV North America's expanded suburban Detroit campus will be a vehicle emissions test center -- adding to its existing prototyping, design and development...
Genesis G70 comes into focus to take on BMW 3 series
With its global debut just a few months away, the styling of Genesis' first-ever G70 is coming into focus.
FCA's recall campaign fails to impress safety advocate Claybrook
FCA cast itself as a noble corporate citizen with a campaign to reduce the huge number of open recalls across the industry. Safety advocate Joan Claybrook wasn't impressed.
A Trump NAFTA victory rides on big changes to how cars are built
The auto industry could hold the key to United States success in a renegotiated NAFTA, and President Donald Trump has threatened to walk away if he can't get better terms.
Pacifica Hybrid production resumes in Ontario after stalling problems
Fiat Chrysler is once again assembling Pacifica Hybrid minivans after a problem with certain diodes in the vehicle briefly halted production for a few days, say sources with...
VW, Nvidia to cooperate on artificial intelligence
Volkswagen will cooperate with Nvidia on deep-learning software that could be used to manage mobility projects or make it easier for humans to work with robots.
Aston Martin scales back plans for Tesla rival after losing LeEco backing
Aston Martin has scaled back production plans for its first electric model, the RapidE, after investment partner LeEco pulled out of the project.
VW will reduce management ranks in cost-cutting move
The VW brand plans to thin out its management ranks using the same early-retirement schemes offered to rank-and-file workers.
GM cuts outlook for U.S. new-vehicle sales in 2017
GM now expects new-vehicle sales in 2017 will be in the "low 17 million" unit range, reflecting expectations that industry volume is headed for a moderate downturn.
'Most-American' car ranking gets makeover -- and only three vehicles qualify
Think “American-made” doesn't mean what it used to? You're right, at least if you're talking about how to define the world's “Most-American” vehicles.
Waymo inks deal for Avis to manage self-driving car fleet
Waymo has reached an agreement for Avis to manage its fleet of autonomous vehicles. It's the first such deal in a field that's still fledgling but exploding with partnerships.
Next-gen BMW X3 to be lighter, offer M Performance trim
The redesigned 2018 BMW X3 will go on sale at U.S. dealerships in November underpinned by a new architecture and with a new M Performance model.
Tesla expands borrowing capacity as it works to launch Model 3
Tesla boosted its ability to borrow for the second time in about six months, as CEO Elon Musk spends heavily to bring his cheapest electric car yet to market.
Suppliers prepare for self-driving bonanza
In 2020, automakers are expected to produce nearly 86 million vehicles equipped with collision-avoidance systems.
Body-on-frame trucks refuse to die
Think body-on-frame trucks are relics of the past? Nope. They're wildly popular, and profitable.
Mexican auto suppliers strategize for NAFTA talks
While President Donald Trump points the finger at automakers making cars south of the border, the Mexican auto parts sector has even more at stake.
Ford cuts the small car down to size
Starting next year, Ford will go about a year without building a single Focus for North America — and the market may not even notice.
Fire foils Subaru's image makeover
Subaru wanted to shine at Nurburgring, but its disappointment illustrates a point: Reshaping a brand identity is tough.
Legends of retail: Rick Hendrick
The megadealer's triumphs and tragedy inspire a museum devoted to his family.
Mercedes gives dealers more advertising leeway
Dealers can now focus their local promotions on any business line, not just new-car sales.
Manheim's Webb reflects on a four-decade career
On the eve of his retirement, Tom Webb, Manheim's chief economist, reflects on a four-decade auto industry career.
Carvana notches wins on Wall Street
The used-car retailer, known for its vending machines, says it has a clear path to profitability and a strong brand that's making an impression.
Sales, service and the occasional wedding
Lexus Escondido in California is the centerpiece of a 326,000-square-foot facility that includes a restaurant, art gallery and event space.