Uber tech efforts focused on easing 'surge pricing'
Uber's Sherif Marakby said a key reason for deploying self-driving vehicles is to reduce costs to consumers during peak demand times.
Suppliers compelled to think simpler
While it may seem counterintuitive, connected, self-driving vehicles are forcing suppliers to simplify their components.
Analyst sees later peak, but 'limited upside' for auto sales
Automakers should begin preparing for a market downturn even as new-vehicle sales rise to 18 million units by 2018, Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst John Murphy said.
Collaboration, flexibility key to auto industry future, experts say
Three industry executives tasked with inventing the world of tomorrow say they grapple with the immediate challenges on the road ahead.
Honda's Mendel warns against rising incentives, fleet sales as market peaks
U.S. auto sales might have hit another record last year, but the soaring volume is a double-edged sword for squeezed retailers trying to move the metal.
Linamar CEO says suppliers must press case against tariffs
Linamar CEO Linda Hasenfratz said the so-called border tax that President-elect Donald Trump has threatened against automakers such as Ford, General Motors and even Toyota would be detrimental to business.
Detroit should build its own innovation hub, iPhone co-creator says
Tony Fadell, iPhone co-creator and Detroit area native who upended the mobile phone industry, has a message for Detroit: Don't move to Silicon Valley.
Reuss: Ignition crisis was GM's change agent
The crisis that erupted over faulty ignition switches in 2014 changed GM's culture more than its bankruptcy five years earlier did, GM's product development chief said.
Ford Motor wants to change the world -- again
More than a century after Henry Ford put the world on wheels, his great-grandson, Bill Ford, is attempting to reinvent mobility. Ford's executive chairman is moving Ford beyond selling cars and trucks to investing heavily in mobility services like ride-sharing.
Mercedes design ethic blends hot and cool
Gorden Wagener, Mercedes-Benz design chief, says designers like him are always thinking in the future.
GM wins IHS Markit's 'Loyalty to Manufacturer' award
General Motors took home the top prize in IHS Markit's Loyalty Awards for the second consecutive year, earning the “Overall Loyalty to Manufacturer” title for the 2016 model year.