GM now expects $5.5B charge from its sale of Opel
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.
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.
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.
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.
Japan's automakers say it will be difficult to recoup billions spent recalling Takata airbags
Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Mitsubishi said Takata's filing for bankruptcy protection will make it difficult for them to recoup billions of dollars they have spent to recall...
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.
Ghosn's Nissan pay rises 2.5% to $9.8 million
Nissan paid former CEO Carlos Ghosn 1.09 billion yen ($9.81 million) in the year ended March, up 2.5 percent from the previous year.
VW, Nvidia to cooperate on artificial intelligence
Volkswagen will cooperate with chipmaker Nvidia on deep learning software that could be used to manage future mobility projects or make it easier for humans to work with...
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 widespread expectations that industry volume is headed for a moderate...
'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.
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.
ZF and Hella seek 'easy and open' alliance
The deal, which focuses on radar and camera technology critical to self-driving vehicles, is "three sheets of paper," says ZF CEO Stefan Sommer.
Why used-car pricing indexes vary
Manheim's used-vehicle price index suggests that used prices are rising. Why is this key indicator diverging from other important pricing indexes?
How Ford pulled up its quality score
The Ford brand achieved its highest initial-quality mark since the J.D. Power study started 30 years ago.
More conventional shape for Nissan Leaf
The 2018 Nissan Leaf, the second generation of the five-door battery-powered hatchback, is losing some of the dramatic styling on the original model.
Can Volvo's Polestar capture that Tesla magic?
The spinoff of Polestar could help the new performance brand escape Volvo's reputation for practicality.
Audi top management criticized in internal dossier, paper says
Audi's executive board, including CEO Rupert Stadler, shows no signs of being ready for a fresh start after the brand became embroiled in VW Group's diesel scandal, company...
Can Amazon talk its way into autos?
Amazon aims to rapidly expand its presence in the auto industry through Alexa, its voice-enabled intelligent personal assistant.
Cybersecurity push may tie up autonomous-car legislation
Two senators are pushing for mandatory federal standards to defend vehicles against hackers. Automakers want a more flexible approach.