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.
PSA stabilizes Opel, but much work remains
"No regrets" -- That's PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares' assessment one year after striking a $2.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
Toyota, Uber in talks on self-driving tech, report says
A Japanese business newspaper reported Toyota may use Uber's automated driving technology in one of the automaker's minivans after Uber's CEO met with Toyota executives in...
Tom Benson, longtime megadealer and New Orleans Saints owner, dies at 90
At its peak, Benson's automotive empire encompassed 27 dealerships across Texas, Louisiana and South Carolina.
Unorthodox dealer expands empire
New England dealer David Rosenberg will now lead one of the largest groups in the nation after the combination of Prime Motor and stores owned by GPB Capital.
Ford set to replace 75% of N.A. lineup in 2 years
Ford says it aims to supplant Toyota as the top seller of hybrid vehicles in the United States in three years as part of a dramatic reshaping of its lineup to focus heavily...
Buick, Infiniti nab top spots in J.D. Power service satisfaction study
The auto industry improved 12 points from last year and posted its biggest one-year gain since 2012 in the annual survey, which measures customer satisfaction with dealership...
Magna to invest $200M in Lyft to speed self-driving tech
Ride-hailing startup Lyft is adding Magna to its long list of investors and partners to deploy and accelerate self-driving technology.
Tesla management churn toughens test of Musk's management chops
The recent spate of executive departures from Tesla is raising what were already high stakes for CEO Elon Musk, who is in the midst of a crucially important attempt to mass...
House bill would change CFPB structure
A bipartisan House bill introduced Monday could change the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's single-director leadership structure into a bipartisan commission.
Mercedes adds more plans for Atlanta as new U.S. HQ opens
Now that employees are ready to start moving into Mercedes-Benz USA's new $93 million headquarters in Atlanta, the luxury automaker is making another investment in the...
Trump urged to take California's hands off wheel on emissions
California and the Trump administration are on a collision course over auto-efficiency regulations that could lead the White House to revoke the state's power to set its own...
Automakers knew earlier of Takata airbag issues, plaintiffs contend
GM, VW, Fiat Chrysler and Daimler knew of problems with Takata airbag inflators and should have moved faster to recall vehicles, according to court documents cited by owners...
Japan's automakers warn of higher prices following Trump tariffs
Japan's automaker lobby warned car prices will rise following President Trump's new tariffs on steel and aluminum but said it was too early to say by how much.
Next-generation Subaru Forester to debut in New York
The latest model to join the Subaru Global Platform will debut this month, and it's a notable nameplate: the Forester.
Nissan names ex-U.S. chief Munoz to lead China expansion
Nissan said Chief Performance Officer Jose Munoz, its former top executive in the United States, would become head of its China operations, leading the Japanese automaker's...
Buick, Lexus score marketing points during March Madness
Buick and Lexus will put the game in customer's hands during March Madness, betting on NCAA partnerships for consumer engagement and marketplace penetration.