UAW's Williams calls out outside agitators, says more info coming on FCA talks

10:59 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015 | UPDATED: 10/5/15 4:07 pm ET - adds FCA comment
UAW President Dennis Williams issued a statement to his members regarding contract negotiations with Fiat Chrysler, taking to task outside groups seeking to “stir people up.”

Tennessee reviews provisions to recoup investment from VW

6:33 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Tennessee lawmakers will review the state’s investment of hundreds of millions in incentives for Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant and provisions for recouping money if the company’s emissions-cheating scandal threatens jobs.

Continental defends software caught up in VW emissions crisis

5:53 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Continental said software it supplied to VW Group cannot be used to manipulate emissions test results.

Bridgewater Interiors names Ron Hall Jr. as CEO

3:42 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Bridgewater Interiors LLC appointed Ron Hall Jr. to CEO of the joint venture between Johnson Controls Inc. and Epsilon Technologies LLC.


Autoliv expanding into crash prevention tech

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
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Making conventional vehicles more electrified

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Mahle, one of the world's top producers of engine components, is figuring out how to electrify the vehicle.


With QNX, BlackBerry finds more room in the car

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
This year, QNX notched a huge victory by delivering the underlying software for the latest version of Ford Motor Co.'s Sync system.

Porsche trades a bit of heritage for efficiency

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 3, 2015
When Porsche's re-engineered 911 hits the U.S. next spring, it will bury another feature in the nameplate's graveyard of outdated technology.

The Japanese emissions equipment maker that humbled VW

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015
Horiba, an obscure Japanese manufacturer that makes about 70 percent of the world's auto emissions testing systems, played a key role in uncovering...

Ford adds overtime at Michigan F-150 plant as Missouri strike deadline nears

11:44 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015
Ford canceled a planned overtime shift this weekend at its F-150 plant in Missouri, where workers threaten to strike as soon as Sunday, and is...

Mazda’s diesel dreams for U.S. in doubt after VW scandal

1:21 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015
Mazda's plans to introduce a diesel car in its most important market risk falling further behind schedule after Volkswagen AG flouted U.S.

UAW-FCA agreement fails with 65% rank-and-file rejection

12:15 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015
The UAW will return to the bargaining table with Fiat Chrysler after its membership rejected a proposed agreement by 65 percent, according to a...

GM and Navistar to develop and make commercial trucks

10:59 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2015
General Motors said it will jointly develop and assemble medium-duty commercial vehicles with truck and engine maker Navistar International.

Ford faces UAW strike threat at F-150 factory

7:14 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2015
About 7,000 UAW members at a Missouri plant that builds the highly profitable Ford F-150 could go on strike as soon as Sunday because Ford has...

Autos key to driving Pacific trade deal over finish line

2:39 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2015
For auto parts makers in the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, the fine print of a Pacific trade deal negotiators aim to wrap up this week could make or...

Driver-assist systems could save about 10,000 U.S. lives a year, study says

6:05 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2015
New auto safety technologies such as automatic braking and sensors that keep a car in its lane could prevent almost 10,000 U.S.

LG Chem CEO Prabhakar Patil to retire

4:20 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2015
Prabhakar Patil will retire as CEO of LG Chem Power, effective Wednesday, the battery maker said today.

Turning wood and orange peels into car parts stronger than steel

7:39 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2015
The molecules of plant fibers are being transformed into a lightweight material five times stronger than steel that can be used to make everything...

NHTSA considers expanding Takata airbag recalls

7:21 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
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