NAFTA deal unlikely this week, raising tariff fears
NAFTA talks are picking up again but a deal is unlikely to be reached this week -- increasing the odds the latest deadline will be missed amid Donald Trump's threat to freeze Canada out.
AutoNation begins search for new CEO; Jackson to transition to executive chairman
AutoNation is launching a search for a new CEO as longtime leader Mike Jackson prepares to move into a new role as executive chairman of the country's largest new-vehicle dealership group. Jackson turns 70 in February.
Tesla criminal probe into Musk tweet may open Pandora's box
Now that federal prosecutors have a toehold on their investigation, they can dig in to look for other signs of misconduct at Tesla.
Tesla faces U.S. criminal probe over Musk statements, report says
Tesla Inc. is under investigation by the Justice Department over public statements made by the company and CEO Elon Musk, two people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.
China slaps tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods as trade war escalates
China announced retaliatory tariffs against $60 billion of U.S. goods, sharply escalating their trade conflict as the Trump administration considers imposing duties on almost all Chinese imports.
Ferrari's plan through 2022 includes 15 new models, hybrids, retail price growth
Ferrari plans to launch 15 new models by 2022, and the company expects the average retail price for its vehicles to increase "significantly."
With turnaround complete, Pininfarina bets on engineering, design
The Italian coachbuilding and design company has a new strategy based on two business areas -- engineering and design -- that have been split into separate legal entities.
Ex-Ford design chief J Mays joins appliance maker
Longtime automotive designer J Mays is going from Ford Mustangs and F-150s to washing machines and refrigerators.
Musk sued for defamation by Thai cave rescuer over 'pedo' tweet
Tesla CEO Elon Musk was sued for defamation for allegedly suggesting that one of the rescuers of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a Thailand cave in July was a pedophile.
VW Group plans 10 million EVs in 'first wave'
Volkswagen plans to build 10 million electric cars based on its new modular MEB platform as it targets the launch of worldwide mass production toward the end of 2022.
Elon Musk says Tesla has gone from 'production hell' to 'delivery logistics hell'
"We're making rapid progress. Should be solved shortly," Musk said in a tweet.
Paint makers feeling pinch
The rising price of raw materials is putting pressure on the automotive coatings industry. PPG executive Rebecca Liebert explains why.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Tesla must consider customer's needs
In a letter to the editor, a reader cautions Elon Musk not to neglect consumer's basic retail needs.
One retailer's road to success
Three years ago, Jay Feldman rebranded his auto group and has continued to grow sales. This summer he partnered with celebrity Mark Wahlberg to buy a Chevy store in Ohio.
Ferrari investors want assurance on targets and SUV plans
Ferrari's new boss, Louis Camilleri, must convince investors that the automaker can live up to his predecessor Sergio Marchionne's goals of doubling core earnings by 2022 and introducing an SUV to the traditional supercar lineup.
Ferrari will present supercar at strategy meeting, report says
The "Icona" project will broaden Ferrari's offering of limited-edition supercars, a range aimed at boosting profit margins, Bloomberg reported.
FCA said to seek other suitors for Magneti Marelli after low KKR bid
KKR offered less than the $6.98 billion minimum valuation Fiat Chrysler sought for Magneti Marelli, which ended the exclusivity of the talks, Bloomberg reported.