Trump warns Mexico on migrant caravan, threatens new trade deal
President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military and close the southern border if Mexico did not halt large groups of migrants headed for the U.S. from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.
Porsche to price electric Taycan between Cayenne, Panamera
Porsche will position the Taycan below the brand's Panamera sedan when the electric four-door sports car reaches markets next year, with a likely starting price above 80,000 euros (about $92,500).
How electric car batteries are improving despite drawbacks, risks
In the race for the next generation battery, lithium-ion technology has made huge leaps in recent years. But the power packs continue to have drawbacks.
Steel getting stronger, lighter to compete against aluminum's rise
Advanced high-strength steel, the newest, lightest steel invented, is aiming to hold off aluminum's rise as the metal of choice for an auto industry in the midst of major changes.
Studies link higher crash rates with states that legalized marijuana
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the Highway Loss Data Institute said crashes in states with legalized recreational marijuana have increased up to 6 percent.
Tesla's big China play comes as world's top car market slows
Tesla's breakthrough deal to secure land for a Shanghai factory commits the electric-car maker to a multibillion-dollar investment just as the Chinese vehicle market falters.
Care by Volvo subscription service comes to Canada -- with snow tires
Volvo says some of its dealers showed reticence to the idea of a subscription service, but Volvo Car Canada Managing director Alex Lvovich believes that the network is now on board.
Ross tests trans-Atlantic trade truce with outburst
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross challenged a fragile trans-Atlantic trade truce by accusing the European Union of dragging its feet over market-opening pledges.
Senate panel wants Hyundai, Kia to testify on engine fire reports
The Republican chairman and the ranking Democrat on the Senate Commerce Committee said they asked top U.S. executives at Hyundai and Kia to testify at a Nov. 14 hearing on reports of engine fires.
Chase, Wells Fargo take measured approach to auto lending
Wells Fargo and Chase Auto remain cautious on auto finance, although Wells Fargo increased auto loan originations last quarter, and Chase Auto Finance has increased lease originations for its private-label customers.
Luxury EV startup plans for AutoMobility LA debut
Rivian Automotive, an upstart electric vehicle maker headquartered in suburban Detroit, plans to introduce its first pair of electric, off-road vehicles -- a crossover and a pickup -- in November at AutoMobility LA.
Walmart partners with Advance Auto Parts
Walmart announced a partnership with Advance Auto Parts that will create an automotive specialty store on Walmart.com. The news comes one day after its competing retailer Sears filed for bankruptcy.
Tesla, GM in line for EV boost under U.S. Senate bill
Tesla and GM, which have lobbied Congress to lift a cap on electric vehicles eligible for a $7,500 federal tax credit, could get their way for up to four years under a new proposal from a Republican senator.
Ohio dealer Rhett Ricart elected NADA's next vice chairman
The National Automobile Dealers Association has elected Ohio dealer Rhett Ricart as its next vice chairman, meaning Ricart is in line to become chairman in 2020.
Pandora hires Ford connected vehicles exec
One of Ford's top connected vehicles executives has been hired by Pandora to help the streaming music company form partnerships with the auto industry.
Cable industry moves to snatch airwaves away from 'talking cars'
Twenty years ago automakers won the rights to use a portion of U.S. airwaves for ultra-safe “talking cars.” But now the cable industry wants more of those airwaves.
BMW X7 to start at $74,895
BMW is filling out its product lineup with the launch of its largest crossover to date. The new X7, available at U.S.
McConnell rules out vote on new NAFTA trade deal before 2019
The renegotiated U.S. trade deal with Mexico and Canada won't get a vote in Congress this year, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, setting up a potential fight with Democrats next year.
Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, TrueCar investor, dies at 65
Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft, a key supplier to the auto industry who used the fortune he made from the tech giant to invest in TrueCar, professional sports teams, cable TV and real estate, died on Monday. He was 65.
Tesla's Supercharger network is the template for the hydrogen era
A Tesla-like nationwide network of hydrogen fueling stations could help reduce the time it will take for fuel cell vehicles to become economically viable to manufacture.
Goodyear offers replacement tires at consumers' homes
Goodyear Tire & Rubber hopes it can sell more tires by offering consumers an easier way to buy and install them, in an effort that may challenge franchised auto dealers.
Uber gets IPO proposals at potential $120 billion valuation, report says
Uber has recently received proposals from banks for an initial public offering valuing the ride-hailing company at as much as $120 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Musk settlement with SEC over tweets approved by U.S. judge
A federal judge approved a $40 million settlement by Tesla and CEO Elon Musk with stock regulators, resolving claims that Musk misled the public on Twitter about a plan to take the company private.
The dirt on 'clean' EVs is under the hood
Every major carmaker has plans for electric vehicles to cut greenhouse gas emissions, yet their manufacturers are, by and large, making lithium ion batteries in places with some of the most polluting grids in the world.
U.S. seeks Mexican steel export quotas, negotiator says
The United States is seeking to impose quotas on Mexican steel exports as part of a negotiation to remove metals tariffs, the chief trade negotiator of Mexico's incoming government said, adding the issue needed to be resolved within weeks.
Musk says new Autopilot chip to be available in 6 months
A new chip that improves Autopilot features will be available six months in advance to people who ordered the full self-driving version of the electric cars.
Ford Territory crossover part of plan to regain China ground
Ford, while unveiling the new Territory crossover, said its plan to release a spate of new models will help turn around tumbling sales in the world's top auto market beginning next year.
TomTom loses Volvo contract
That fed into concerns of critics who said a deal Google made last month with Renault, another TomTom customer, meant the company risked being relegated to third place in its main market.
VW CEO: German automakers have 50% odds of remaining among 'global elite'
VW CEO Herbert Diess says that Germany's automakers have a only 50 percent chance of remaining leading players in the fast-changing auto industry.
Audi fined $927 million by German prosecutors for diesel violations
The luxury brand will not appeal the fine, and it said the penalty will have a significant impact on its annual earnings.