Uber hires Google veteran Singhal to aid self-driving engineering
Trump ready to shake up trade dealsUPDATED: 1/20/17 4:43 pm ET - adds details
Minutes after his inauguration, President Donald Trump signaled plans to pull the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, moves that analysts say could have profound effects on the automotive industry.
Toyota built 6.6% of North American vehicles in Mexico last year
BMW design boss Habib is quitting automaker
BMW's design boss, Karim Habib, is leaving the automaker, a company source said. Habib's departure follows the exit of two other key designers, exacerbating a period of upheaval in BMW's design department.
Icahn to gain full control of Federal-Mogul with $300 million deal
California warns of break from Washington on clean-air rules
California sent a warning shot in a potential showdown with the incoming Trump administration, with the state’s clean-air regulators digging in on mandates for an ever-greater number of electric and fuel-cell cars.
Winterkorn denies early knowledge of VW diesel emissions cheatingUPDATED: 1/19/17 9:45 am ET -- adds gallery
Automakers will continue Mexico investments despite Trump threats, study says
U.S. to remain Germany's top export destination despite Trump
German industry expects the United States to remain its most important export destination this year despite protectionist threats from President-elect Donald Trump, Germany's Chamber of Commerce and Industry said on Wednesday.
Ross tells Canada that U.S. will open NAFTA negotiations, report says
Canadian officials say Wilbur Ross, the nominee for US commerce secretary, has indicated that a formal-notification letter to open negotiations on NAFTA will be sent to Canada and Mexico within days of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, according to the Globe and Mail newspaper.
VW delays bid to boost Audi's China sales with SAIC deal
VW Group says it will not produce or sell any Audi cars with SAIC in China until at least 2018, seeking first to strengthen ties with existing Audi partner FAW. A partnership with SAIC, China's largest automaker, could boost Audi's slowing sales as rival Mercedes makes ground in the market.