Ford agrees to settle racial, sexual harassment investigation for $10.1 million
Ford agreed to pay $10 million to settle sexual and racial harassment allegations by workers at two Chicago plants, resolving an investigation by the Equal Employment...
Hyundai plans long-range premium EV in strategic shift
Hyundai is placing electric vehicles at the center of its product strategy -- one that includes plans for a premium long-distance electric car.
Fiat Chrysler is not an acquisition target, Dongfeng says
Dongfeng has no current plans to acquire all or part of FCA, Reuters reported.
BMW remaps the roadster with Concept Z4
BMW is returning to the roadster market and previews the styling with the Concept Z4 -- the automaker's vision of a modern, small and sporty car.
GM creditor trust drops settlement with plaintiffs; GM avoids $1 billion stock transfer
A trust that holds many GM liabilities from before its 2009 bankruptcy has canceled a settlement that sought to force the automaker to pay $1 billion in shares to resolve...
Canada pushes back as NAFTA talks heat up
The Canadians may be characteristically polite as they carry out negotiations to amend NAFTA, but apparently they won't be pushovers.
VW to reveal more details on EV microbus, source says
VW brand CEO Herbert Diess is expected to announce on Saturday more details regarding the production of the battery-powered I.D. Buzz microbus slated to debut in 2022.
Roy Lunn, father of the Ford GT40, modern SUV, dies at 92
A mechanical and aeronautical engineer who led development of the first Jeep Cherokee and Ford's original GT40, Roy Lunn helped pioneer...
Barra's role on Trump forum ends as group disbands
A group of business leaders and President Trump announced the disbandment of the president's Strategic and Policy Forum, which originally included GM CEO Mary Barra and more...
Ford ups capability, convenience on F-150
The freshened F-150 pickup enters a market in which the competition is expected to significantly increase, with redesigned pickups from top rivals.
Fiat Chrysler joins BMW, Intel self-driving alliance
Fiat Chrysler is joining the self-driving alliance led by BMW, Intel and Mobileye, becoming the second automaker in the year-old group to opt to partner in developing an...
Chinese automakers covet FCA
Chinese automakers are facing government pressure to buy foreign companies -- and FCA makes an attractive target.
Manheim bolsters its vehicle-valuation tool
The Manheim Market Report has been bolstered to deliver more detailed valuations of used vehicles and thus streamline the remarketing process.
U.S. too slow to require rear seat belt warnings, lawsuit says
A new lawsuit accuses the federal government of being too slow to implement rules requiring that rear seat vehicle passengers be warned when they fail to buckle their seat...
GM suspended Iacobelli following federal indictment, report says
GM suspended Alphons Iacobelli after federal officials accused him of being at the center of a multiyear, multimillion-dollar conspiracy while previously leading labor...
N.Y. Nissan dealership to pay $298,000 for consumer deception
New York dealership Nissan of New Rochelle has agreed to pay more than $298,000 in restitution and penalties for deceptively charging hundreds of customers for a phony...
Dodge deletes 'Roadkill' posts after social-media backlash
After taking flak on social media, Dodge took down posts promoting drag races that took place the same day the driver of one of its vehicles killed a protester in...
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Why this Tesla fan thinks the company is losing its way
Call me an early adopter. I bought the 892nd Tesla roadster to come off the line in 2010. There were problems. Then I bought a second, and a third.
Could Smart get any smaller?
Daimler's microcar brand will lose more than two-thirds of its U.S. dealerships after its lineup goes all-electric this year.
Cox sheds staff through layoffs, retirements
Cox Automotive, which has made a flurry of acquisitions in recent years, is reducing its workforce by roughly 3 percent, according to an internal memo obtained by Automotive...
Three-wheeler producer Elio Motors seeks to raise $100M
Three-wheel vehicle producer Elio Motors is seeking to raise $100 million -- and fast -- as the company seeks to shore up its deteriorating finances.
Frankfurt, other big auto shows struggle as brands shift investment
The number of automakers skipping next month's Frankfurt auto show highlights a shift in thinking among carmakers as they increasingly opt for their own events or choose to...
Canada lays out its NAFTA priorities
Canada's negotiating objectives for NAFTA include reducing red tape associated with border transport, harmonizing regulations and guaranteeing labor rights and environmental...
Why Toyota is doubling down on N. America
Toyota is forging ahead in all three NAFTA countries at a time when other automakers are sounding more cautious.
Texas, Fla. outpace N.Y., Calif. in adding new stores
For the first time in roughly 10 years, New York state does not appear on Urban Science's annual ranking of states with the most new dealerships.
Investors buy in, but sellers stay on
Partial ownership makes the deal easier to digest and smooths relationships with the factory.
Dealership thought its workers were happy. They weren't.
After an employee survey revealed widespread discontent, Ricart Ford used Ford Motor Co.'s Consumer Experience Movement program to cut turnover and improve sales.
U.S. takes hard line as NAFTA talks kick off
The federal government isn't interested in incremental changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement and instead will pursue a major overhaul of the treaty that includes...
U.S. judge in Takata bankruptcy halts lawsuits vs. automakers for 90 days
A federal judge overseeing the bankruptcy of Takata's business in the United States halted lawsuits for 90 days against automakers brought by victims of its faulty airbag...
M-B Financial, Mini Financial, TD Auto Finance score highest in dealer satisfaction
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Mini Financial Services and TD Auto Finance topped their segments in lender services satisfaction among auto dealers, a JD Power report said.