Volvo's new U.S. factory starts racing the clock
Volvo just threw the switch to launch its South Carolina assembly plant. But it has its eye on a bigger goal in 36 months.
Despite steady numbers, supplier sector churns
Beneath the surface of steady growth, change and repositioning are roiling the global supplier industry.
Volvo readies an American-made S60
Volvo's upcoming made-in-America S60 will target younger buyers and hold the promise of diverse powertrains.
A U.S. Volvo plant ---- at last
At long last, Volvo gets its American auto plant.
Suppliers capitalize on move to electrified vehicles.
Electric vehicle sales might still be low, but some suppliers are moving fast to capitalize on the market for parts and engineering.
GM bets on a diesel revival
The northern Italian industrial city of Turin is home to a key operation in General Motors' drive to reduce fuel consumption in combustion engines used in the U.S. and globally.
Jeep Cherokee tops Cars.com's 2018 index of U.S.-made vehicles
The Jeep Cherokee SUV climbed to the top spot on a key index of American-made vehicles in the 2018 model year from second in 2017.
Tesla suffers another fire at Calif. plant
A machine used for paper recycling caught fire late Thursday at Tesla's plant in Fremont, Calif., outside the company's main EV assembly line, but manufacturing was unaffected.
Joyson Safety Systems names Guido Durrer as CEO
Joyson Safety Systems, the Chinese-owned supplier that acquired the former Takata safety products business, said it appointed Guido Durrer as CEO.
Dana buys majority stake in Canada's TM4 to expand EV reach
Dana is buying a majority stake in Canada's TM4 for $127 million, allowing the automotive supplier to produce more components for electric vehicles, and to increase its reach in China.
Intel ousts CEO Krzanich after relationship with employee
Intel removed Brian Krzanich as CEO after the chipmaker learned he previously had a consensual relationship with an employee, a violation of the company's policies.
BASF's color palette for 2022 combines technical utility, visual aesthetics
Gray, blue, white and black surfaced as 2022 model year color predictions from automotive paint supplier BASF as the need to "keep it real" with technological advancements such as autonomous vehicles becomes a reality.
IAC names former Magna exec Manfred Gingl as CEO
International Automotive Components Group named former Magna International executive Manfred Gingl as CEO following the retirement of former chief Steve Miller this month.
Volvo CEO says auto tariffs threaten jobs at U.S. plant
If the Trump administration imposes tariffs on foreign cars, and trading partners retaliate, that could chill Volvo'splans to add jobs at its South Carolina plant, CEO Hakan Samuelsson said.
Canada's Trudeau doubts Trump wants to impose auto tariffs
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday he doubted whether U.S. President Donald Trump would carry out a threat to impose tariffs on light vehicles, given the economic damage such a move would cause.
Commerce secretary faces heat from GOP senators over auto, steel tariffs
Senators criticized Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for investigating possible trade action on auto imports along with the Trump administration's metals tariffs.
Study questions massive investments in AVs
Billions of dollars will be lost by many automakers that continue to invest in autonomous and electric vehicles while consumer buy-in remains low, a study from consulting firm AlixPartners says.