Self-driving cars hitting red lights
Federal and state officials, once eager advocates of self-driving cars, now are pumping the brakes and demanding greater accountability and information that autos and tech companies may not be willing to provide.
Toyota looks for a breakthrough with reworked cars
The relatively low-volume Avalon and Corolla hatchback offer a preview of stablemates that are more critical for Toyota North America: the reworked Lexus ES, which will debut this week in Beijing, and the coming Corolla sedan.
Canada, Mexico laud progress at NAFTA talks
The United States, Canada and Mexico are looking at a retooled trade pact that would require North American-built light vehicles contain content that is roughly 75 percent sourced in the three countries, up from 62.5 percent now.
Magna delivers carbon fiber subframe prototype to Ford
Magna International Inc. has delivered a carbon fiber subframe prototype to Ford it says will reduce weight and tooling costs and hopes to rule on mass production by year end.
Toyota powertrain boss feeling the pressure
Hirohisa Kishi says he's tackling one of his biggest challenges yet — how to keep internal combustion engines competitive in the age of electric vehicles.
Retooled QX50 fills Infiniti's 'biggest void'
Infiniti has turned its aging QX50 into a true competitor in the compact premium crossover space, with an advanced engine, new safety technologies and an attractive sticker.
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Ken Garff's pioneering partnership breaks up
Ken Garff Automotive, a pioneer in private equity partnerships, will buy Garcadia Auto and its half interest in 28 dealerships from Leucadia National.
Magna delivers carbon fibre subframe prototype to Ford
Canada's Magna International Inc. has delivered a carbon fibre subframe prototype to Ford it says will reduce weight and tooling costs and hopes to rule on mass production by year end.
Where ousted executives went wrong at Cadillac, VW
Did ousted Cadillac boss de Nysschen have the U.S. market in his blind spot? Plus, how Mueller’s cleanup job still left a mess at Volkswagen Group.
What led to the surprise exits of Cadillac's de Nysschen, VW's Mueller?
Did ousted Cadillac boss de Nysschen have the U.S. market in his blind spot? Plus, how Mueller's cleanup job still left a mess at Volkswagen Group.
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Don't expect big shift in U.S. exports with Korea trade deal
Under a revised trade pact with the U.S., Korea will double the annual quota for U.S. light-vehicle imports to 50,000 per Detroit 3 automaker, recognize U.S. safety standards and reduce red tape associated with emissions compliance.
Ford puts huge ad account up for review
Ford, citing the need for "greater marketing efficiency, effectiveness and customer insight," while leveraging the "latest tools and technology," placed its global creative advertising account led by WPP under review.
Quick Shift: Uber dodges driver privacy lawsuit
The driver argued the program reduced his income, but failed to convince the judge it violated the relevant laws he cited.
Porsche Canada to open national distribution centre in Toronto area
Porsche Canada will open its first national parts distribution centre by the end of 2019. The automaker didn't say how much the facility will cost but it will serve all 19 Canadian dealerships.
New auto rules will be 'core' of future NAFTA deal, Freeland predicts
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said she and her peers are now down to the finest details on automotive rules of origin and that auto "is really at the heart of the NAFTA negotiation."
Nissan to launch 8 electrified vehicles in Japan by 2022
Nissan aims to stoke sales in Japan by launching eight electrified vehicles and overhauling its dealer network over the next five years.
GM Korea, union fail to reach wage deal
GM's South Korean unit and its labor union failed to reach a wage deal after another round of talks that sought to avert a bankruptcy filing for the unprofitable operation. Talks will continue over the weekend.
Porsche's head of powertrain development arrested
German police arrested the head of powertrain development at Porsche in connection with parent Volkswagen Group's sweeping diesel emissions violations.
PSA's Tavares faces toughest opponent yet in German union
PSA boss Carlos Tavares, who is no stranger to thrashing out difficult labor deals, is now taking on Germany's powerful IG Metall union, which has been the undoing of many a cost cutter.
PSA seeks 3,700 Opel job cuts in Germany, labor chief says
PSA wants 3,700 job cuts at Opel in Germany by 2020 and a process of contract buyouts and early retirement has already resulted in a reduction of about 2,000 positions, Opel's labor chief said.