Key wants continuity as Takata owner

Key Safety Systems, which plans to acquire Takata's assets for $1.6 billion, is emphasizing how it wants to maintain continuity.

GM cuts outlook for U.S. new-vehicle sales in 2017

GM now expects U.S. new-vehicle sales in 2017 will be in the "low 17 million" unit range, reflecting widespread expectations that industry volume is headed for a moderate downturn, as a flood of nearly-new used cars and light trucks hit the market.

UPDATED: 6/26/17 1:28 pm ET - adds free trade remarks
BMW plans $600 million 'infrastructure' investment in S.C. plant

BMW plans to invest another $600 million in its Spartanburg, S.C., assembly plant -- its largest single source of light-vehicle production worldwide -- between 2018 and 2021. The expansion will create an additional 1,000 jobs at the plant by the end of that period.

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COMMENTARY: Keith Crain
Whose fault is it anyway?

We are heading into a lot of uncharted waters with autonomous vehicles. Should we be worried about Big Brother?

How Ford pulled up its quality score

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.

Subaru takes slow lane for self-driving cars

While major automakers race to develop driverless cars, Subaru is taking a slower approach, saying its vehicles may be less advanced than its rivals' by 2020 as autonomous features remain costly for the buyers of Japan's smallest carmaker.

3 automakers add to mobility ventures

German luxury rivals BMW and Daimler have each made new investments in mobility companies, and Ford Motor Co. has opened a smart mobility office in the U.K.

'18 Camry showcases new Entune system

Toyota doesn't offer Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, and so it's stepping up its game to try to keep buyers from pining too much for the smartphone-style systems and interfaces.

Let's think autonomous cars through

Bill Ford, Ford Motor Co.'s executive chairman, addressed some of the mind-bending topics surrounding autonomous driving in a speech last week at The Atlantic Council in Washington, D.C.

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Rethinking quality in the digital age

Without proper safeguards, the sophisticated components of autonomous systems could become the Achilles’ heel of next-generation vehicle design.

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Lincoln has received the U.S. Postal Service's Irresistible Mail Grand Champion Award for the best interactive mail piece that engages through innovative print design and digital technologies.

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