Ford, UAW resolve dispute at F-150 plant, ending strike threat

12:15 am U.S. ET | Oct. 3, 2015
The UAW late Friday called off its threat to strike a key Ford plant after settling a localized contract dispute with the company.

An FCA strike: $1 billion a week in lost revenues

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 3, 2015
A UAW strike of Fiat Chrysler could cost the Detroit automaker close to $1 billion a week in lost revenue and would quickly lead to a shortage of several hot-selling vehicles.

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Porsche's re-engineered 911 hits the U.S. next spring, it will bury another feature in the nameplate's graveyard of outdated technology.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...

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...

VW's workforce feels effect of emissions scandal

9:17 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015
VW Group's global workforce of 600,000 employees is starting to feel the effect of the diesel-emissions scandal as the carmaker cuts spending, drops...


German prosecutors backtrack on Winterkorn's role in VW probe

4:44 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015
German prosecutors have been forced to backtrack in their probe of former VW Group CEO Martin Winterkorn.

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.

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...


Volkswagen plans to refit diesel vehicles affected by emissions scandal

5:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2015
VW Group plans to recall up to 11 million vehicles globally equipped with manipulated software that was used to cheat U.S. diesel emissions tests.

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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Aluminum supplier Alcoa to split into 2 companies

9:47 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Alcoa will split into two companies to separate its struggling aluminum smelting operations from production of lightweight metals for its...

Volvo: S.C. plant is 'the ultimate signal' to dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
As Volvo prepares to build the next-generation S60 compact sedan in Ridgeville, S.C., it hopes that its first U.S.

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