Former Ford CEO Mark Fields named senior adviser at TPG Capital
Former Ford Motor Co.
NAFTA talks take acrimonious turn
Efforts to renegotiate NAFTA have bogged down over controversial U.S. proposals, with Canada and Mexico blaming the U.S.
New Mitsubishi plan targets 30% jump in revenue
Mitsubishi unveiled a three-year plan to boost global vehicle sales by 40 percent and revenue by more than 30 percent as it rebounds from a fuel economy scandal by...
Toyota targets 621-mile driving range with fuel cell concept
Toyota will unveil a fuel-cell concept car that aims to offer 50 percent more driving range than its current hydrogen-powered sedan in a technology push that defies a rising...
Alfa Romeo, Maserati production cut after China sales blow
FCA has cut production at Italian factories building the Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV and Giulia sedan and the Maserati Levante SUV after new Chinese import rules hit sales,...
Lexus re-evaluating partnership with Weinstein Co.
Toyota's Lexus brand is evaluating its partnership with film and TV production firm The Weinstein Company after allegations that co-founder Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed...
Nissan used uncertified inspectors in Japan even after misconduct found
Nissan said it conducted uncertified vehicle checks as recently as last week even after revealing the widespread misconduct at its domestic factories.
GM donates $5 million to Henry Ford museum
With the "game-changing" gift, GM will sponsor the museum's rotating exhibits to help promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
GM clutches tech units despite hype of $30 billion spinoff
GM will keep its business units working on self-driving vehicles and car-sharing despite analysts suggesting they could be spun off and valued at as much as $30 billion,...
Land Rover design chief dangles more clues on next Defender
The next Defender is the most important vehicle in Land Rover's 70-year history.
U.S. authorities seeking Kobe Steel documents related to data scandal
U.S. authorities are seeking Kobe Steel documents related to the company's data cheating scandal, the Japanese steelmaker said.
Polestar debuts with performance coupe, subscription sales model
Volvo and its parent, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, are initially investing about $752 million in the stand-alone electrified vehicle brand, mostly for a China assembly plant.
Mitsubishi to accelerate r&d, capital spending, report says
Mitsubishi Motors is planning to inject more than $5.35 billion in capital spending and r&d over the next three years, the Nikkei newspaper reported.
VW's Seat delays naming new SUV amid Spain's Catalonia crisis
With Spain's media focused on the political crisis over Catalonia, VW's Spanish division Seat has decided to delay announcing the name of its new midsize SUV model.
PACE Awards announces 33 finalists
Thirty-three innovations from 27 component and technology suppliers around the world have been selected as finalists for the 2018 Automotive News PACE Awards.
Nissan gets new U.S. sales boss; Meunier takes Infiniti role
Nissan has promoted former Saturn executive Dan Mohnke to lead sales and marketing for the brand in the United States; he succeeds Christian Meunier, who becomes a global...
Nissan applies chuckles to big pickup marketing
Nissan's newest Titan TV ad inserts a belly laugh into the solemn no-nonsense world of advertising big pickups.
Tesla fired hundreds of employees in past week, reports say
Electric vehicle maker Tesla fired about 400 employees this week, including associates, team leaders and supervisors, according to a local news report and a former employee.
Mazda rotary: What goes around comes around
Mazda is on the verge of bringing its rotary engine back to the United States -- but not as fans used to know it.
Detroit's leather-maker hits a financial wall
Automotive leather supplier GST lists its woes, despite a global market yearning for premium materials.
Lamborghini retools for new type of customer
As Lamborghini doubles capacity at its factory in Italy to build the new Urus crossover, it also is preparing dealers for sweeping operational and infrastructure changes.
GM to begin testing autonomous vehicles in N.Y.
The planned tests by GM and its self-driving unit, Cruise Automation, will be the first by a Level 4 autonomous vehicle in the state, N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
How GM forced Unifor to stand down
It isn't what Unifor's leadership was hoping for, but the new four-year labor contract at CAMI Assembly in Ontario is as good as they were going to get.
Sonic issues earnings warning because of hurricanes
Sonic Automotive lowered its estimated third-quarter results because of devastating storm damage, but kept its full-year forecast unchanged.
Mobility Center signs education partnership with 15 Michigan schools
American Center for Mobility enlists universities and community colleges to help drive retraining and education as hedge against jobs lost to future mobility
Fiat Chrysler's Ram sports new face for 2019
Fiat Chrysler plans major styling changes to the Ram pickup for 2019 as evidenced by new spy photos of the truck at the company's technical center near Detroit.
Tesla's former battery director joins farming startup Plenty
Tesla's former director of battery technology has joined Plenty to lead the vertical farming startup's plan to build indoor growing rooms around the world.
U.S. NAFTA briefing offers little reassurance to business community
Lobbyists expressed concern that extreme U.S.
Germany's Hubject raises funds to advance e-mobility in China, U.S.
Germany's Hubject, which is developing a standard method to pay at EV charging stations, secured fresh funds from shareholders to expand into China and the United States.
Ford faces 'significant work' before autonomous vehicles become reality, Argo AI exec says
Argo AI, a Pittsburgh artificial intelligence company backed by Ford, has grown aggressively, but its CEO says much work remains to help Ford bring an autonomous car to...