Hyundai succumbs to pressure, scraps $8.8 billion revamp
Hyundai Motor Group has shelved a restructuring plan that would have given the son of its aging chairman more control of the conglomerate.
$1 billion in payouts for supplier price-fixing
As the largest price-fixing case in U.S. history winds down, one thing is clear: Auto suppliers that conspired with competitors to rig their bids are paying a hefty price.
Suppliers team to cut camera costs
As safety agencies mandate more camera applications, the two giants bid for lower-cost solutions.
Mahle sharpens hot-rod focus
The German powertrain supplier Mahle is putting more emphasis on selling its parts in the United States aftermarket with a rebranding strategy and a new name: Mahle Performance.
Magna spending big on new technology
Magna will roll an extra $300 million into r&d over the next three years as it deepens its interest in electrification and autonomous technology.
How Alcantara is managing demand from U.S., China
Alcantara, the maker of the upmarket leather alternative material of the same name, plans to double the company's overall production capacity in Italy as demand from the U.S. and Chinese markets continues to drive sales.
Automakers to White House: Climate change is real
Automakers urged the White House to cooperate with California officials in a coming rewrite of light-vehicle fuel efficiency standards, saying "climate change is real."
Intel Mobileye car ignores red light in self-driving test
Mobileye, the Intel-owned maker of driver-assistance systems, has joined the race to create a fully driverless car with a fleet of prototype vehicles that navigate Jerusalem without the use of lasers or radars, which rivals have relied on heavily. But there have been speed bumps.
Fisker's comeback powered by new battery
Automotive design maven Henrik Fisker's new venture might be less about the automobile than the technology that will power it.
Supplier's quest for a better lug nut
Fastener and metal component supplier MacLean-Fogg overhauled its entire concept of invention, implementing new design-thinking processes to spur everyday innovation.
Adient's future headquarters in Detroit damaged in fire
About 50 firefighters responded to a fire early Friday morning at the Marquette Building in downtown Detroit, which is undergoing a $50 million renovation to become the new headquarters for Adient Ltd.
Marchionne plans big shift in FCA's vehicle assembly in Italy, report says
FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne is planning a sweeping transformation of production in Italy that will see FCA abandon the manufacture of the Punto and MiTo small cars in favor of upscale models, Bloomberg reported.
Lucerne International founder Gary Perina dies at 73
Gary Perina, founder of longtime Michigan automotive parts supplier Lucerne International, died Tuesday. He was 73.
Magna, Renesas team to make 3D cameras for entry-level vehicles
Canadian global supplier Magna is partnering with Japan's Renesas to develop a more cost-efficient 3D surround-view system designed for entry- and mid-range vehicles.
Mobileye gets self-driving tech deal for 8 million cars
Mobileye has signed a contract to supply self-driving technologies to 8 million cars at a European automaker starting in 2021, a company official told Reuters.
Tesla crash gets U.S. scrutiny as police confirm Autopilot use
Tesla confirmed to police that another of its vehicles crashed with a driver using Autopilot, and the incident triggered more scrutiny by federal regulators.
Ford to restart F-150 output Friday following supplier fire
Ford will restart production of the F-150 at a Dearborn, Mich., factory on Friday, and a Kansas City plant by Monday, after more than a week of downtime resulting from a fire at a key parts supplier.