GM brings Cadillac back into the fold
In ousting Johan de Nysschen and replacing him with Steve Carlisle, a company loyalist in the vein of CEO Mary Barra, GM appears to be signaling its desire to bring Cadillac back into the fold under a single, unified corporate vision that emphasizes speed and measurable return on investment.
PSA's Tavares faces toughest opponent yet in German union
PSA boss Carlos Tavares, who is no stranger to thrashing out difficult labor deals, is now taking on Germany's powerful IG Metall union, which has been the undoing of many a cost cutter.
PSA seeks 3,700 Opel job cuts in Germany, labor chief says
PSA wants 3,700 job cuts at Opel in Germany by 2020 and a process of contract buyouts and early retirement has already resulted in a reduction of about 2,000 positions, Opel's labor chief said.
At Nissan-Renault, the hunt for an 'irreversible,' sustainable future
The alliance between Renault and Nissan needs to come up with a sustainable plan -- something "irreversible" -- for a future when Carlos Ghosn is no longer around as chairman to guide the partnership, the top executive says.
Ousted Cadillac chief de Nysschen: 'It's not personal, it's business'
Johan de Nysschen unapologetically challenged leadership and the Cadillac team, while drawing the ire of many U.S. dealers with his ambitious -- and contentious -- Project Pinnacle plan to overhaul the brand and its retailers.
PSA fight to slash Opel factory costs intensifies
PSA's fight to cut production costs at Opel's German factories took on a national dimension with Chancellor Angela Merkel intervening to say she expected the French automaker to honor commitments it made when it bought Opel from GM last year.
Daimler may buy tiny stake in Volvo, report says
Daimler is open to supplying Volvo with engines and could even take a small stake in the Swedish automaker, a German business magazine reported, raising the possibility of increased ties between Mercedes and Volvo's Chinese owner, Geely.
Cimarrons, class and 'how I roll': De Nysschen riffs, quips
Johan de Nysschen, the ousted head of Cadillac who helped Volkswagen AG's Audi brand achieve U.S. prominence a decade ago and later steered Infiniti, has been one of the auto industry's most outspoken executives. Here's a look at some of his memorable quotes through the years.
GM seeks faster Cadillac revival, parts with de Nysschen
GM, seeking an accelerated revival at its flagship luxury brand, appointed Steve Carlisle president of Cadillac, replacing Johan de Nysschen, who will leave the automaker.
VW's Electrify America to install EV chargers at Walmart stores in 34 states
Volkswagen unit Electrify America will install electric vehicle charging stations at more than 100 Walmart store locations in 34 states by mid-2019 as part of Electrify's plans to bolster charging infrastructure across the country.
Ghosn confirms review of Renault-Nissan capital structure
Carlos Ghosn said he is open to all options as Renault and Nissan explore deeper ties. The two automakers are in talks to merge, according to reports.
Tesla temporarily halts Model 3 output, again
Tesla is temporarily stopping production of the Model 3 sedan for the second time this year -- this time to "improve automation," the company said.
Washington state tax incentive for EVs to expire
Washington's electric vehicle sales tax exemption will expire at the end of May, earlier than expected, adding to headwinds faced by automakers.
Gary Casteel, the UAW's No. 2 leader, to retire
UAW Secretary-Treasurer Gary Casteel, 60, will not seek re-election and plans to retire when his current term ends in June.
Trump push for quick NAFTA deal slowed by division on top issues
President Donald Trump's push for a quick resolution to NAFTA talks is being stymied by persistent differences over a handful of the make-or-break issues.
VW CEO's sights set squarely on U.S.
Elevated to the top job at Volkswagen Group last week, Herbert Diess has a reputation for delivering on his restructuring targets — and high on his to-do list is ending the string of losses in the United States.
A battle that goes beyond tariffs and trade policy
For all the hubbub about tariffs and trade wars, it's Washington's increasingly aggressive investment policy toward China that could pose the biggest challenge to the auto sector in both countries.