Ford demonstrates self-driving Fusion at Mcity
Ford aims to have Level 4 autonomous cars ready for commercial use by 2021.
Interpol seeks 5 ex-VW managers over emissions fraud, report says
The U.S. has issued international arrest warrants for five former VW managers accused of wrongdoing in connection with the carmaker's diesel emissions-cheating scandal, a German newspaper reported.
Front-end supplier HBPO adding two plants in Mexico
HBPO, which makes front-end modular systems, is expanding its North American presence by adding two new plants in Mexico.
Tesla exploring China car plant with Shanghai government
Tesla said it is exploring the possibility of establishing a Chinese manufacturing plant with the Shanghai municipal government.
U.S. Trade Representative Lighthizer 'troubled' by Ford's China move
Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he was concerned about Ford's announcement that it will move some production of its Focus small car to China and import the vehicles to the U.S.
Accuride agrees to acquire German wheel supplier
Automotive wheel and related parts supplier Accuride agreed to acquire German competitor Mefro Wheels in its second acquisition this quarter.
FCA backs new public education campaign on auto recalls
The National Safety Council launched Check To Protect, a national campaign to encourage drivers to check for recalls on their vehicles. The program is backed by Fiat Chrysler under a settlement with NHTSA.
Dodge Grand Caravan output idled to meet U.S. airbag safety rule
Dodge Grand Caravan output will continue this fall -- but not for U.S. customers, according to a union official at the Canada plant where Fiat Chrysler builds the minivan, as the company races to meet a new airbag safety rule.
Ex-Uber CEO Kalanick knew of engineer's Google info, Waymo says
A court filing says Uber's ousted CEO learned in early 2016 that the engineer who oversaw the company's driverless car project possessed discs from Google.
Renault-Nissan plans driverless ride-hailing and ride-sharing services
Renault-Nissan plans to launch driverless ride-hailing and ride-sharing services as the alliance looks beyond making and selling cars.
Lamborghini boss uses F1 experience to push brand further
Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali is trying to instill a sense of urgency in the supercar maker.
BMW exec says brands need to take more risks
Automakers must be prepared to take more risks to reach digital natives and not shy away from edgy subject matter, BMW marketing executive Hildegard Wortmann said.
Ford sees LCVs as key to European profit despite Brexit headwinds
A strong sales performance in light commercial vehicles will help Ford be profitable in Europe this year, the automaker's regional boss said.
Takata will file for bankruptcy on Monday, report says
Takata will seek bankruptcy protection on Monday, Reuters reported. The troubled airbag supplier faces billions of dollars in liabilities.
Tesla snubs J.D. Power for Initial Quality Study data
How do the quality ratings for the 2017 Tesla Model S and Model X compare to competitors? They don't, based off J.D. Power's 2017 U.S. Initial Quality Study.
For thousands of U.S. auto workers, downturn comes fast
After seven straight years of U.S. sales gains, the days when auto assembly and parts plants throughout the Midwest were running flat-out because of high demand for nearly every type of vehicle are over.
Kia tops J.D. Power quality rankings amid shake-up
Kia took the top spot in J.D. Power's annual report card on vehicle quality for a second consecutive year. The annual industry ratings reached a new record and domestic brands maintained their edge over foreign rivals.
Honda halts Japan plant after WannaCry virus hits computer network
Honda halted production at a domestic vehicle plant for a day this week after finding the WannaCry ransomware that struck globally last month in its computer network.
Tesla's autopilot software head quits in less than six months
Tesla said the head of its autopilot software, Chris Lattner, left the company within six months of joining the electric carmaker.
No deadline for NAFTA renegotiation, says U.S. trade representative
Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said there was no deadline for completing NAFTA trade talks between the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Volvo eyes even tougher sales target
Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson says the automaker has the potential to exceed its goal of selling 800,000 vehicles annually by 2020. Volvo sold a record 534,332 vehicles last year.