Austin, we still have a problem
Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft left the Texas capital to protest what they considered to be too-stringent rules. Now they're back, but tension remains.
UAW vs. Tesla: It's on
UAW complaints, combined with production problems, could make it easier for the union to organize Tesla plants, experts say.
Will tariffs lift American steel to higher grade?
Trump's tariff on steel imports could have a cost impact on automakers -- but in a better-case scenario, it could spur investment in hot specialty steels.
PSA stabilizes Opel, but much work remains
"No regrets" -- That's PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares' assessment one year after striking a $2.
GM looks for an encore from Brycz
The new head of global human resources will serve a critical role at an organization that's trying to balance its industrial heft and heritage with a Silicon Valley-style...
Aston, Rolls spar over visions of tomorrow's superluxe sedan
Aston Martin and Rolls-Royce engaged in a public spat at the Geneva auto show over what the superluxury sedan of the future should look like.
For Toyota, it's always time to panic
Why all the crisis talk at Toyota? Akio Toyoda and his team seem to like it that way.
Hyundai, Kia probed by U.S. for airbag failures in deadly crashes
NHTSA said it is opening a probe into why some airbags failed to deploy in Hyundai and Kia vehicles after crashes in which four people were reportedly killed and another six...
Ford’s aggressive product plan bears Hackett’s stamp
Jim Hackett is plotting a course for Ford Motor built around the ideas that trucks are what Ford does best, and trucks are what consumers want most.
For Zetsche, skipping Detroit is hard to do
It wasn't easy for Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche to go along with the decision for Mercedes to pull out of the Detroit auto show.
Nissan rekindles body-on-frame SUV — in China
Nissan will introduce the body-on-frame Terra SUV in Asia this spring with a name one letter different from its iconic Xterra.
Alexa, meet Nexi: AI helps dealers manage used-car lots
Cox Automotive's vAuto unit says its new Nexi, designed to aid dealerships' used-car operations, is the first AI digital assistant for auto retailers.
Lincoln Aviator crossover to debut in New York
Lincoln said it will debut its crossover with the resurrected Aviator name this month at the New York auto show, and it will be based off the redesigned Ford Explorer large...
VW will sell 'Volks-SUV' in U.S., China but shuns Europe
VW will export a new compact SUV/crossover, internally called the "Volks-SUV," from Mexico to the U.S.
Laying the groundwork for post-Ghosn Alliance
Ghosn moves a step closer to reassuring Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi shareholders that their Alliance will outlast him.
Japan group's goal: 'Hydrogen society'
Japanese automakers and energy companies have united in a consortium to jump-start construction of a hydrogen refueling network across Japan.
Medical transport is next frontier for ride-hailing
The ride-hailing industry is trying to make magic by finding a way to make non-emergency transportation to doctor's offices and hospitals affordable.
FCA loses appeal of fatal Jeep-fire case before Georgia Supreme Court
The Georgia State Supreme Court unanimously upheld a $40 million award to the family of a 4-year-old boy killed in 2012 when the 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee in which he was...
Auto veteran Jim O'Sullivan joins AI firm's advisory board
Jim O'Sullivan, the retired CEO of Mazda North American Operations, has joined LotLinx's advisory board, the digital marketing company said.
Mercedes readying subscription program for U.S.
Britta Seeger, Mercedes-Benz's global sales chief, says dealers are cool with the subscription service it is launching in Germany and plans to bring it to the U.S.
Mexico auto sector down but still kicking
Trump's rhetoric and policies have put a dent in Mexico's auto industry over the last year, but the damage is far less than what some economic analysts on both sides of the...
What will Defender look like?
A Land Rover designer says he wishes the new Defender would have bowed at the same time as Mercedes' G class.
Chassis Brakes reclaims its roots
Chassis Brakes, barred from the U.S. market by contract for three years, is now making up for lost time.
Geneva show stoppers
You've read about the splashy debuts at the big Swiss auto show this month, but here are seven intriguing vehicles that may have escaped your attention.
Kiekert readies smarter latches for autonomous driving
German supplier Kiekert believes autonomous vehicles will need smarter doors.
Texting repair info boosts sales, satisfaction
Audi of Wallingford in Wallingford, Conn.
Trump negotiating with countries over tariffs, White House says
President Donald Trump is negotiating with a number of countries over the possibility of providing exemptions to new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, the White House...
Solar storms could wreak havoc on driverless cars
Self-driving cars are still working to master the snow. It turns out that excessive sun can also pose a problem for the coming wave of robot drivers.
Lobbying push targets holdouts on autonomous vehicle bill
Proponents of the AV START Act say they're eager to address concerns raised by Sen. Dianne Feinstein and four other Democrats.
McLaren eschews EV future sought by Ferrari, Corvette, others
It's not often that the head of a major car company will admit to not being up to speed on the latest, hot industrywide trend.