Bridge promises new trade gateway for automakers in U.S., Canada
The groundbreaking for a major bridge between Canada and the U.S. signaled the beginning of a project that will ultimately open a new gateway for automotive trade between the countries.
AutoGravity CEO Andy Hinrichs departs
AutoGravity co-founder Andy Hinrichs has left the company to pursue other opportunities. He will be replaced by Alex Mallmann, former head of Mercedes-Benz Auto Finance China.
Tesla Model 3 critic flips view, sees possible 30% profit margin
The rollout of Tesla's Model 3 electric sedan over the last year was plagued by delays and doubts over whether it could ever be profitable. Now, one of the car's early critics has changed his view.
Europe seeks talks with Trump over auto tariffs, report says
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will meet President Trump in Washington next week to explore the possibility of starting negotiations on reducing car tariffs for several key trade partners, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the plans.
VW Group names Porsche exec as strategy chief
Volkswagen AG named Porsche executive Juergen Rittersberger as its new head of strategy. He replaces Thomas Sedran, who will lead the group's commercial vehicles division.
Elon Musk can't take his own advice and Tesla shares fall
Even after admonishing himself for engaging with detractors on Twitter, Elon Musk was at it again this weekend.
Automakers likely to spread out tariff costs, analysts predict
Automakers with domestic plants will seek to minimize the impact of potential U.S. tariffs on imported vehicles and auto parts by spreading the extra costs across their entire U.S. fleets, not just vehicles shipped from overseas.
In 6 years, Mignanelli molded Nissan U.S.A.
Tom Mignanelli spent just six years at Nissan's U.S. operations, but left a mark that has rippled through decades.
Denny Hecker: A changed man?
The onetime Minneapolis car-dealing kingpin, whose over-the-top lifestyle and spectacular fall in the wake of the Great Recession shattered lives and left him with a mountain of debt, is free -- and he's talking.
Genesis G70 debut nears with retail network still sorting itself out
Uncertainty has been a common theme around the dapper Genesis G70's U.S. launch — not because of the product itself, but rather the retail infrastructure surrounding it.
Wilson named retail editor; Czarnecki joins ANTV
Automotive News has appointed Amy Wilson news editor in charge of retail coverage, replacing James B. Treece, who is retiring; Angelina Czarnecki has joined the staff of Automotive News TV.
Tesla eyes China as U.S. output struggles
Tesla took a big step toward expanding its manufacturing footprint overseas, signing a preliminary agreement to build a plant in China, but it also gave more indications that demand for its most affordable electric vehicle has faded considerably amid its struggles to produce in high volumes.
World's cheapest car too much bang for the buck
Tata Motor's Nano, dubbed the world's cheapest car, has all but died in India, with lessons for automakers on frugal engineering.
Automakers bristle at U.S. demand for sensitive data under tariff probe
The U.S. Commerce Department has asked automakers to reveal some of their most closely held secrets as part of its investigation of whether tariffs on imported cars and components are needed to safeguard national security.
Growing rift among GOP lawmakers over Trump trade posture
There are signs of growing frustration among GOP lawmakers with President Trump as he moves forward with new trade tariffs, though they're not ready to rein in the president's power.
Volvo r&d boss vows to turn quality hiccup into a win for new S60
Volvo received a wake-up call after it finished third to last in a key quality study. R&D boss Henrik Green wants the lessons learned from the experience to make the new S60's launch the most successful in the company's history from a quality perspective.
Dealers, EU, Mexico, VW set to testify at U.S. import tariff hearing
Japan, Canada, along with automotive trade groups and the UAW, are also among those slated to testify at a July 19 hearing on the Trump administration's controversial probe into whether imported cars and auto parts pose a national security threat and should be subject to tariffs.