Tesla reaches lithium deal with Chinese supplier
China's top producer of lithium, a metal used in electric-vehicle batteries, said it reached a deal with Tesla to supply the vehicle maker, highlighting the push for supply pacts.
Magna selling fluid pressure, controls unit to South Korean supplier for $1.23 billion
About 4,200 Magna employees at 10 operations in North America, Europe and Asia will transition to Hanon Systems in one of the biggest acquisitions of an overseas car parts unit by a South Korean company.
ZF plans $14 billion autonomous vehicle push, concept van
German auto supplier ZF Friedrichshafen said it is developing its own self-driving vehicle technology in the latest sign of how technology shifts are upending traditional roles in the auto industry.
With turnaround complete, Pininfarina bets on engineering, design
The Italian coachbuilding and design company has a new strategy based on two business areas -- engineering and design -- that have been split into separate legal entities.
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi lets Google's Android into its dashboards
Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors announced a technology partnership that will make its vehicles among the first to use Google's Android operating system in its dashboards to control navigation, infotainment and apps directly installed in vehicles.
Bosch, Denso resume production at plants in S.C., N.C
Automotive suppliers Bosch and Denso resumed production at their plants in the Carolinas over the weekend, following the deadly hurricane that chewed its way through the coastal states.
Adient's next CEO gets head start on turnaround
When Doug DelGrosso becomes Adient's CEO on Oct. 1, he won't have to start his turnaround of the struggling seat maker from scratch.
Smart lighting brightens Varroc's prospects
The lighting segment is hot in part because it is going through a smart technology revolution.
Paint makers feeling pinch
The rising price of raw materials is putting pressure on the automotive coatings industry. PPG executive Rebecca Liebert explains why.
Honeywell bets on internal combustion with new spinoff
Honeywell's automotive business will spin off next month to turbocharge future powertrains.
FCA said to seek other suitors for Magneti Marelli after low KKR bid
KKR offered less than the $6.98 billion minimum valuation Fiat Chrysler sought for Magneti Marelli, which ended the exclusivity of the talks, Bloomberg reported.
VW moves toward mass production of 3D printed metal parts
VW is working with GKN to integrate the mass production of 3D metal parts into its vehicle manufacturing, using a new "Metal Jet" printer from HP, the world's largest maker of personal computers.
Denso, Bosch suspend operations at S.C., N.C., plants
As the fringes of Hurricane Florence begin to slash the Carolina coasts with heavy rain and strong winds, Japanese supplier Denso suspended operations at its Greenville plant in North Carolina on Thursday.
Tenneco shareholders approve $5.4 billion Federal-Mogul acquisition
Tenneco's shareholders approved proposals needed for the company's $5.4 billion acquisition of longtime auto parts competitor Federal-Mogul from billionaire investor Carl Icahn.
Adient names DelGrosso CEO, succeeding interim chief Fritz Henderson
Seating supplier Adient named turnaround veteran Douglas DelGrosso as its next CEO, replacing former General Motors chief Frederick "Fritz" Henderson.
FCA is seeking over $7 billion for Magneti Marelli, report says
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is seeking more than $7 billion for its car-part unit Magneti Marelli in exclusive sale talks with a supplier owned by KKR, Bloomberg reported.
Pioneer gets financial lifeline as car navigation business struggles
Pioneer secured a bailout worth up to $540 million from Baring Private Equity Asia, after failed bets on car navigation and audio systems saddled it with debt and pushed it into the red.