Daimler plans $1B investment in Ala. to build EQ electric utility vehicles
Daimler AG is investing an additional $1 billion in its U.S. factory in Vance, Ala.
Ford expands use of augmented reality for design
Ford is hoping to speed up vehicle design time and supplement traditional techniques like clay modeling with a new-age technology: augmented reality.
Best self-driving tech going nowhere as rules stall under Trump
The technology that gives cars superpowers to see around corners and through walls won't be on the first self-driving rides hitting the road in the next few years.
Volvo, taking aim at Lexus, BMW and Audi, packs XC40 with firsts
Volvo breaks new ground with the XC40, its first model in the fast-growing premium compact crossover segment that will challenge the Lexus NX, BMW X3 and Audi Q3.
GM Canada prepares to idle transmission plant if CAMI strike continues, union says
GM Canada has warned about 300 workers who make Chevy Equinox transmissions in Ontario they will be laid off soon if the automaker and Unifor can't reach a new contract at...
Mechanics' union encouraged by new contract with Chicago-area dealerships
The union representing Chicago-area mechanics is encouraged by its new contract with local dealerships. The contract, signed Sunday, ended a seven-week strike.
Mitsubishi to beef up U.S. marketing, hires new agency
Mitsubishi, now under Nissan's control, is beefing up its marketing plans in the United States and has hired Butler Shine Stern & Partners to handle as creative, social and...
Tesla, AMD partner to develop chip for autonomous cars
Tesla is working with Advanced Micro Devices to develop its own artificial intelligence chip for self-driving cars, CNBC reported, citing a source familiar with the matter.
Fake charity was tied to UAW-FCA scam, prosecutors say
Federal prosecutors seized $292,000 funds they allege were laundered through a fake hospice center in connection to corruption scandal by UAW and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles...
Toyota supplier Toyotetsu expanding in Ontario to supply new Lexus, RAV4
Toyota supplier Toyotetsu is transferring stamping work to Ontario from Kentucky to supply the new Lexus RX.
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Automakers survey earthquake damage in Mexico
Automakers were surveying plants in central Mexico for earthquake damage on Wednesday, with Nissan evacuating two facilities while VW and Audi temporarily halted production...
Delphi, BlackBerry form partnership on turnkey self-driving software system
Delphi Automotive has entered into a commercial partnership with BlackBerry for the development of its turnkey automated driving platform.
Wanna sell cars? No, job seeker study finds
A Cox study found job seekers' interest in working at a dealership jumps when told they won't have to sell cars, while most dealers don't have a staffing strategy.
Mitsubishi readies low-slung electric crossover concept
Mitsubishi called the e-Evolution Concept a "beacon" of renewed ambition for the automaker, which is now controlled by Nissan.
New diesel cars no better for environment than gasoline counterparts, German officials say
New diesel cars do not produce less of the environmentally damaging carbon dioxide than gasoline vehicles, a group of newspapers cited the German Transport Ministry as saying.
China said to mull relaxing restrictions on foreign EV makers
China may allow foreign automakers to set up wholly owned EV businesses in its free-trade zones, Bloomberg reported.
KAR, ADESA's parent, plans new HQ
KAR Auction Services plans a new $80 million headquarters two miles south of its current headquarters in Carmel, Ind.
Ford schedules downtime at 5 N.A. assembly plants amid slowing sales
Ford said it will temporarily shut down production lines at five assembly plants in North America before the end of the year to fix recalled commercial vans and reduce output...
Fiat Chrysler recalls 494,000 pickups for fire risk
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said it will recall 494,000 medium and heavy-duty Ram pickups worldwide because of a water pump that could overheat and potentially cause a fire.
NRDC calls for investments leading to 100 mpg fleet
The Natural Resources Defense Council's clean-energy plan says climate-change goals can be met through energy efficiency and renewable fuels at much lower cost than predicted.
The complexity and engineering challenges of the electric motor
The change from internal combustion engines to electric motors will be one of the biggest the industry has ever faced.
Volvo plans U.S. plant expansion, doubling original investment, reports say
Volvo is doubling investment in its first plant in the United States, which is under construction, to add a second production line at a total cost of $1 billion.
Toyota revs up with GR performance line
Toyota is introducing a high-performance "GR" series consisting of seven variants including the Prius plug-in hybrid and Vitz subcompact.
Chicago mechanics OK contract, return to work after strike
Mechanics at Chicago-area new-car dealerships returned to work on Monday after agreeing to a new four-year contract on Sunday, ending a strike that lasted about seven weeks.
Tesla worker claims timing of firing denied him lucrative shares
A former Tesla factory worker filed a lawsuit alleging the company fired him a day before his one-year anniversary, denying him hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of...
Tata seeks to protect Jaguar Land Rover from potential takeover bids, report says
Tata Sons is buying as much as $312 million of Tata Motors shares, as India's biggest conglomerate seeks to protect Jaguar Land Rover from potential takeovers, Bloomberg...
Mercedes-AMG concept races to life
Mercedes-AMG visualizes the similarities between a race car and a future halo car.
GM, Unifor talking informally as strike continues, union says
GM and Unifor, the union representing about 2,800 striking workers at the CAMI assembly plant, have talked informally over the phone but aren't yet back the bargaining table,...
Toyota chief says hybrid still central as EV momentum grows
Toyota President Akio Toyoda says hybrid technology will remain central to the company's strategy even as a rising wave of governments and automakers get behind plug-in...
Ford patents retractable table for autonomous cars
Ford thinks the interior of autonomous vehicles could resemble a kitchen or office conference room.