Barra meets with Canada's Justin Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with GM CEO Mary Barra in Canada to discuss job creation, but neither the government nor automaker released details about the discussions.

UPDATED: 6/21/17 7:08 am ET - adds details

Why Ford's new structure might make sense

Management consultants say the structure isn't unique in the auto industry and is part of a growing wave of car companies looking to break down hierarchies.

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The Ford brand achieved its highest initial-quality mark since the J.D. Power study started 30 years ago. Joe Hinrichs credits the turnaround to a series of moves begun in early 2013.

Barra meets with Canada's Justin Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with GM CEO Mary Barra in Canada to discuss job creation, but neither the government nor automaker released details about the discussions.

Volvo eyes even tougher sales target

Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson says the automaker has the potential to exceed its goal of selling 800,000 vehicles annually by 2020. Volvo sold a record 534,332 vehicles last year.

UPDATED: 6/21/17 6:39 am ET - adds details
Volvo will challenge Tesla, BMW i with stand-alone Polestar brand

Volvo will challenge Tesla and BMW's i subbrand by turning its Polestar unit into a stand-alone brand for high-performance electrified models. The Swedish automaker has picked design chief Thomas Ingenlath to be CEO at Polestar.

Uber CEO Kalanick quits under pressure from investors

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has resigned from the ride-hailing service, ceding to investors' wishes that he step aside. Uber has been hit by scandals including allegations of sexual harassment and the use of "Greyball" software to bypass regulators.

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