How drones could open up new windows for drivers
By integrating drone technology into the vehicle's infotainment system , Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America is taking to the skies.
Apple poaches senior self-driving engineer from Waymo
Apple hired a senior self-driving car engineer from Alphabet's Waymo unit, Apple said Friday, in a sign that the iPhone maker maintains ambitions to develop autonomous vehicles.
GM exploring strategic options, possible spin-off of Cruise unit
GM has begun researching strategic options for Cruise Automation that include a public sale of shares, listing a separate tracking stock, or spinning off the unit, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. GM won't make a decision until Cruise is further along in development and may not take any action for a couple of years, if at all.
GM's Cruise requires AV trainers to undergo in-vehicle audits, exams and drills
GM's self-driving unit is taking its procedures a step further in the race to autonomous driving technology.
Ford unit teams with startup developing 'Waze' for self-driving cars
Startup RideOS said it raised $9 million and reached a partnership with a division of Ford. RideOS plans to sell software that gives routes and other dispatching instructions to fleets of autonomous cars.
BorgWarner to restate certain financial statements for asbestos charges
Auto supplier BorgWarner said it would restate its financial statements for fiscal years 2015 and 2016 to re-evaluate accounting of its asbestos-related charges.
VW could face further fines from German authorities
VW could face additional fines in Germany on top of the 1 billion euros it has been told to pay for management lapses that caused emissions cheating on 11 million VW diesel cars.
Honeywell to rebrand turbo unit upon completion of spinoff
Honeywell is rebranding its turbocharger unit as Garrett -- Advancing Motion once the previously announced spinoff is completed.
Magna to partner with May Mobility on low-speed self-driving shuttle
Canadian auto parts supplier Magna International will partner with Michigan startup May Mobility on self-driving shuttles, the companies said on Wednesday.
VW board to discuss Audi CEO probe, report says
VW Group's supervisory board will discuss an investigation by German prosecutors into Audi CEO Rupert Stadler, as the automaker weighs how to tackle the latest fallout from its emissions scandal, Reuters reported.
Germany defends automakers as national interest in swipe at Trump
Chancellor Angela Merkel's government vowed to stand up for the German auto industry, sending a veiled signal to U.S. President Donald Trump to back off threats to levy tariffs on imported cars and auto parts.
Musk's Model 3 miscalculation culminates in Tesla job cuts
Tesla is cutting 9 percent of its work force in a turnabout that underscores the mounting pressure CEO Elon Musk faces to show the EV maker can one day turn a profit.
UAW delegates approve 31% pay raise for union leaders, add flexible dues structure
UAW delegates on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved 31 percent salary increases for the union's international leaders and also approved a plan to add flexibility to the union's dues structure.
Tariffs may cost carmakers at least 1 million annual U.S. sales
If President Trump slaps a 25 percent tariff on imported vehicles, it may cost the domestic auto industry 1 million annual vehicle sales -- and that's the low end of the estimated damage, says LMC.
UAW will present outgoing Williams with retirement perks
UAW delegates are expected to present outgoing UAW President Dennis Williams with the use of a cabin at the union's Black Lake retreat and conference center when he retires this week.
Horizon watch: Aguascalientes, Mexico
With the Trump administration putting the heat on automakers relying on Mexican assembly plants, the Nissan and Daimler joint-venture auto factory in Aguascalientes, Mexico has had a low profile for the past year.
Former GM chief Henderson named interim CEO of seating supplier Adient
Fritz Henderson, who steered GM through its 2009 bankruptcy, has been named interim CEO of seating supplier Adient. He succeeds Bruce McDonald, who is stepping down from his role as chairman and CEO.