Yanfeng to invest in new HQ, tech center near Detroit
Engineering firm ABB to build $90 million r&d operation in Montreal
Toyota built 6.6% of North American vehicles in Mexico last year
VW joins Ford, BMW to offer Amazon's 'Alexa' voice service
Volkswagen will offer the first embedded application of Amazon's Alexa voice service in a vehicle, as the growing focus on network-connected appliances and other home devices inspires collaborations between automakers and technical service providers.
BMW plans more purchasing with Daimler, report says
BMW plans to expand its cooperation with Daimler in purchasing components, the automaker's new head of purchasing, Markus Duesmann, told a German newspaper. BMW will have to alter its procurement to meet the trend for EVs and autonomous driving, Duesmann also said.
Another round of Takata airbag recalls filed by 13 automakers
More than a dozen automakers this week recalled another 652,000 vehicles with Takata airbag inflators in the U.S. to replace front passenger inflators as the largest callback in the history of the auto industry continues to cascade through the regulatory process.
Icahn to gain full control of Federal-Mogul with $300 million deal
U.S. regulator closes Tesla death probe; no evidence of defectsUPDATED: 1/19/17 1:30 pm ET -- new story
U.S. regulators said on Thursday they found no evidence of any defects in Tesla electric cars after investigating the death of a man whose Model S collided with a truck while he was using its Autopilot system, the first known fatality involving semi-autonomous driving software.
Panasonic aims to move Tesla auto partnership beyond batteries
Panasonic aims to extend its partnership with electric car maker Tesla Motors beyond batteries and into self-driving technology, as the Japanese conglomerate continues to shift its focus to the automotive business.