VW, Ford eye alliance to develop 'potential products across a number of areas'
Volkswagen and Ford are exploring an alliance to develop and produce commercial vehicles, including vans, and possibly other projects that could strengthen the companies'...
NHTSA orders end to sales of Autopilot Buddy, which disables Tesla safety feature
NHTSA issued a cease-and-desist letter Tuesday to a company selling an aftermarket device that effectively disables a safety feature in Tesla's Autopilot semiautonomous...
Audi suspends Stadler, installs Schot as interim CEO
Audi suspended CEO Rupert Stadler and appointed Bram Schot as an interim replacement effective immediately, a day after Stadler's arrest in connection with a diesel emissions...
Why buying an old train station will be Bill Ford's greatest act
Ford Motor's purchase of the long-abandoned Michigan Central Station will be Bill Ford's most impactful achievement, no matter how many acts he has left.
China to act 'forcefully' on Trump's $200 billion tariff threat
Trade tensions between the world's two biggest economies intensified, with China vowing to retaliate "forcefully" against President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs on...
GM, Honda endorse policy accord for EV infrastructure
General Motors, Honda and others endorsed principles meant to guide local, state and federal policymakers on how to develop energy infrastructure for electrified vehicles.
Colorado moves to adopt Calif. emissions standards
Colorado plans to join 12 other states and the District of Columbia in adopting California's low vehicle-emission standards, escalating the political and economic stakes for...
McLaren to open store near Detroit
McLaren is expanding its retail footprint in the United States by partnering with one of the largest dealership groups in the country, the Suburban Collection, for a new...
Ford settles suit with John Cena over sold GT supercar
Professional wrestler John Cena has settled with Ford following the automaker's lawsuit against him for his sale of his 2017 Liquid Blue GT supercar.
Young at heart? Mercedes cultivates its aging work force
Too slow, inflexible, forgetful, always off sick -- those are some attitudes about older workers that Mercedes-Benz is trying to dispel.
Mitsubishi ahead of midterm targets for car sales and profit margin, COO says
It has been a year and a half since Nissan took a controlling stake in Mitsubishi and installed British executive Trevor Mann as its COO.
Potential IPO for GM's self-driving unit signals progress
General Motors is going the distance with autonomous cars.
GM investing $175M to build next-gen Cadillac sedans
General Motors is investing $175 million in a mid-Michigan plant to build two of Cadillac's next-generation sedans.
Hyundai, Kia set up new regional HQ structure in North America, Europe
Hyundai and Kia are setting up new regional headquarters organizations in North America and Europe in an effort to move decision making closer to the markets and react more...
Automakers burned as U.S.-China spat flares
Fears of a full-blown global trade war moved closer to reality last week as the United States delivered on a threat to impose a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of...
Hackett vows closer ties with Ford dealers
Ford CEO Jim Hackett has promised to be more visible and accessible to dealers after spending much of his first year consumed with getting the automaker in better shape.
New UAW leaders have full plate
The UAW's 37th constitutional convention last week produced a new slate of leaders who will be responsible for moving the union past a major corruption scandal and reaching a...
How aerospace could be a key to GM's future in fuel cells
GM has entered an exclusive deal with Liebherr-Aerospace to develop a hydrogen fuel cell-powered auxiliary power unit for aircraft applications.
GM's new CFO embodies change
GM's pick for its next CFO is a 39-year-old native of India who has been in the thick of change at the automaker.
Lincoln's next-gen MKC to be called Corsair
Dealers were shown the Lincoln Corsair, along with the next-generation Ford Escape, Explorer, Mach 1 battery-electric crossover, a small off-road SUV and a Lincoln...
Cadillac's CT5 takes cues from Escala
It may resemble a Dodge Charger or Dart but look closely and you'll see styling cues from the Escala concept in what is expected to be the 2020 Cadillac CT5 sedan, a...
Japan Inc. teams up on transmission technologies
Toyota, Nissan, Honda and others are partnering with the country's biggest transmission suppliers to jointly develop next-generation transmission technologies that can be...
AutoCanada launches strategic review after request by activist investor
AutoCanada said its board has appointed a special committee of independent directors to review strategic alternatives following a request by an activist shareholder, the...
Has the Jeep Grand Wagoneer missed its moment?
FCA dealers worry that rising interest rates and fuel prices mean the overdue Jeep Grand Wagoneer luxury SUV may have missed the industry's SUV love affair.
Nissan's e-Pedal gives Leaf EV some street cred
One of the Nissan Leaf's newest features, the go-cartlike e-Pedal, began life as a performance-enhancing technology prototyped for sporty driving in the Maxima sedan.
White House aide Kraninger is Trump pick to head lending watchdog
If approved by the Senate, Kathy Kraninger, a little-known White House aide, would succeed her boss, White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, who's led the Bureau of...
Canada mulls auto firms aid in response to U.S. tariffs threat
Canada is considering all options, including providing financial aid to the auto industry, to cope with possible tariffs from the United States.
Adient scraps plan for downtown Detroit headquarters
Seating supplier Adient confirmed it will no longer move its headquarters to downtown Detroit.
Small used-car prices rise unexpectedly
Prices for small used cars are climbing to unexpected levels- a sign that demand is growing as price-sensitive consumers face dwindling options in the new-car market.
Honda sharpens its aim for redesigned Insight
Honda must find a patch of real estate in the marketplace where the Insight doesn't cannibalize Honda's Accord Hybrid or Clarity plug-in hybrid, and where it can compete...