Ford sees lower 2017 profits with most of the hit in Q1
Citing front-loaded product launch costs and engineering expenses, Ford said that much of the year-over-year decline it expects from its 2017 financial performance will occur...
GM plans digital signage push across U.S. dealerships
GM plans to make digital signage part of its dealership facility requirements for the first time, starting next year.
Trump's review of emissions rules may only slow march to higher mpg
Emissions rules set by the EPA may take a backseat to consumers demanding vehicles that guzzle less gas and automakers having to meet tougher standards if they want to export...
VW's temporary Michigan home for diesel vehicles flagged for local violation
VW's efforts to put its diesel emissions violations behind it hit a minor speed bump this week when a Michigan city filed a lawsuit against the owners of the dilapidated...
CFPB fines Experian $3 million over misleading credit scores
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fined Experian $3 million for deceiving consumers about the nature and use of the credit scores it presented to consumers.
Toyota gets license to Microsoft's connected vehicle patents
Microsoft said it will license all of its connected vehicle patents to Toyota in its most wide-ranging intellectual property agreement with an automaker.
Mustang owners sue Ford, claiming 2016 Shelby GT350 overheats, loses power
Disgruntled Shelby GT350 Mustang owners are suing Ford in federal court for about $228 million, claiming the automaker sold them 2016 model-year performance cars that...
Superior Industries offers $715 million for Europe's Uniwheels
Wheel supplier Superior Industries has launched an offer to buy Uniwheels for around $715 million after winning the support of the German company's biggest shareholder.
Mercedes faces complaint from China's Chery over EQ name
Chinese automaker Chery has filed a complaint with the country's trademark regulator over Mercedes's use of the "EQ" name for a subbrand of electric vehicles, throwing up a...
Cost of mpg fuel standards could be 40% lower, report says
Technologies such as turbochargers, advanced transmissions and lighter materials -- aluminum instead of steel, for example -- could reduce fuel efficiency compliance costs by...
Audi board to meet over recent raids, Stadler
Top officials at Volkswagen AG's Audi division will meet next week to discuss a raid by German prosecutors on the carmaker's premises last week and the standing of its...
Canada aims to end Uber's tax advantage over taxis
The federal budget tabled Wednesday by the Liberal government took aim at ride-sharing providers such as Uber, looking to end a tax advantage they have over traditional taxi...
Nissan promotes several key executives in U.S., globally
Nissan North America will promote several US sales, marketing, planning and manufacturing directors and executives, with some receiving new global roles.
Subaru's Tribeca successor spied
Subaru's second crack at a large three-row crossover will get its official debut next month as a concept at the New York International Auto Show.
Fiat Chrysler faces French probe for emissions violations, report says
A French prosecutor opened an investigation into FCA over allegations that the carmaker skirted diesel emissions tests, Reuters reported.
Mexico stops sweating over fate of NAFTA
There's renewed hope in Mexico that trade negotiators will find the right mix of concessions to keep NAFTA alive for another quarter century.
Marchionne is 'waiting with anticipation' to meet VW chief
FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne said he was looking forward to meeting Volkswagen boss Matthias Mueller to discuss a possible tie-up between the two carmakers but added he hadn't...
How Nissan's Shiro Nakamura became the crossover king
Shiro Nakamura, who will retire next month after transforming Nissan design over the past 17 years, also holds the distinction of making "crossover" a household word.
Toyota says Sienna and Yaris get more USB ports, additional safety tech
Toyota is upgrading the Sienna minivan and Yaris hatch at next month's New York auto show. Technology is on the menu for both.
Honda split with media-buying agency over lack of trust, report says
Honda's switch from Mediavest Spark to RPA for media buying stemmed from a lack of trust stemming from Mediavest's handling of the automaker's ad dollars, The Wall Street...
VW's 'Luv Bug' ad promotes size of new Atlas crossover
Just in time for spring, Volkswagen of America premiered a TV spot called 'Luv Bug' that promotes the size of its new 2018 Atlas crossover -- and its value for growing a...
Search for synergies delays Mitsubishi products
Mitsubishi is delaying the next-generation redesigns of the Outlander crossover and Outlander Sport compact crossover, key pillars of its lineup, as engineers seek ways to...