Toyota plans long-range, fast-charging electric cars, paper says
Toyota is working on an electric car that will use solid-state batteries to significantly increase driving range and reduce charging time, a Japanese newspaper reported.
Former GM exec Bo Andersson to lead Yazaki Europe
Former GM purchasing chief Bo Andersson has returned to the auto industry to lead European operations for Japanese auto supplier Yazaki.
Toyota's V-6 faces Honda's turbo
Toyota Camry's chief engineer sings the virtues of V-6 power as rival Honda switches to a downsized turbo.
Aluminum pioneer takes steel path
Audi has sharply reduced the amount of aluminum in the bodyshell of its new A8.
Takata airbag recall slow going in Canada
About 5.3 million Canadian vehicles have been recalled due to faulty Takata airbag inflators, but only 851,000 of them have been fixed.
Australian man likely 18th death from faulty Takata airbags
An Australian man who died in a Sydney car crash may be the 18th death linked to faulty Takata airbags, after police said he was killed when hit in the neck by shrapnel from an airbag.
HALL OF FAME: Bombassei breaks through
Alberto Bombassei, the man behind those bright red and yellow Brembo brake calipers, joined three other legends into the Automotive Hall of Fame.
Autoliv Q2 net income drops 13.5%
Autoliv said its net income dropped 13.5 percent during the company's second quarter from a decline in North American and Chinese auto production.
Fisker, emerging battery supplier Nanotech end JV
A joint venture between Henrik Fisker's new car company and an emerging battery supplier was unplugged before it could ever charge up.
Ford to petition to avoid U.S. recall of 2.5 million vehicles
Ford wants to avoid a U.S. recall of about 2.5 million vehicles with Takata airbag inflators that the Japanese auto supplier declared defective last week.
Gentex's Q2 profit up slightly with international sales gains
Gentex said its net income jumped 2 percent in the second quarter, repelling the U.S. light-vehicle sales slowdown with growth in international auto-dimming mirror shipments.
Magna says Ontario's proposed labor laws make province 'uncompetitive'
Magna says proposed changes to Ontario labor laws would make doing business in the province nearly impossible for the auto parts giant. Other manufacturers have similar concerns.
Jaguar Land Rover opens first overseas engine plant
Jaguar Land Rover opened its first overseas engine plant, picking China for the investment. China was JLR's fastest growing market in 2016.
Valeo profit up 20% on LED lights, thermal systems
Valeo's first-half profit rose 20 percent as demand for LED lighting and fuel-efficient engine systems helped sales to outpace global auto markets
UAW, GM 'talking' about impact of slumping car sales on U.S. jobs
The president of the UAW expressed concern about the impact of weak U.S. car sales at GM on auto plants and jobs.
Ford delays some GT deliveries
Ford has delayed delivery of some GT supercars following supplier constraints and homologation testing issues as part of an extended production ramp-up.
UAW's Williams 'confident' union can win vote at Nissan plant
UAW President Dennis Williams said he feels "very strongly" that Nissan workers in Canton, Miss., will vote early next month in favor of union representation.