Review of mpg rules is necessary

I find there is some truth to Gina McCarthy's comment about the current administration wanting to roll back a fair number of the previous administration’s policies.

Gentex Q1 net income up 14 percent despite production glitch

Gentex said its first-quarter net income surged 14 percent from a year earlier as the mirror and electronics supplier managed to boost mirror deliveries despite a production glitch.


Trump may tie Mexican immigration control to NAFTA

President Trump threatened to make Mexican immigration control a condition of a new NAFTA agreement, saying the southern neighbor must stop illegal immigrants from getting into the United States.

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Review of mpg rules is necessary

I find there is some truth to Gina McCarthy's comment about the current administration wanting to roll back a fair number of the previous administration’s policies.

UPDATED: 4/23/18 10:38 am ET -- adds details
Activist investor turns up heat on Hyundai

Activist hedge fund Elliott Management dismissed Hyundai Motor Group's restructuring plan as insufficient on Monday and called on the South Korean conglomerate to adopt a holding company strategy and appoint more independent board members.

No thanks, Ford says to 9-speed offered by GM

Ford has elected not to use GM's nine-speed transmission out of the box, opting instead for two new eight-speed transmissions on vehicles such as the Ford Edge, Ford Transit Connect and Lincoln Nautilus.

GM electrics debut in Beijing

The first vehicle announced under General Motors' ambitious effort to introduce at least 20 electric or fuel cell vehicles by 2023 will be the Buick Velite 6 for China.

New Lexus ES gets new grille, new contours

The next-generation Lexus ES sedan, which will debut at the Beijing auto show, will feature a more stylized body with a more prominent version of the brand's polarizing spindle grille.

Ford Diesel F-150 cracks 30 mpg mark

The first diesel version of the Ford F-150 will be rated at 30 mpg in highway driving, making it the most fuel-efficient full-size pickup on the market when it hits showrooms next month.

Mercedes previewing Maybach SUV

Mercedes will preview a potential SUV rival to the Bentley Bentayga and upcoming Rolls-Royce Cullinan with the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept at the Beijing auto show this week.

MG has built a large SUV

The MG of the present is a bit ... unrecognizable, but the company is forging ahead into new segments and new powertrains.

The Rising Stars and a superstar

An ageless Bob Lutz, former General Motors vice chairman and high flyer at Chrysler, Ford and BMW, addressed Automotive News’ automaker and supplier Rising Stars last week at the Detroit Athletic Club. At 86, Lutz is at the other end of the career spectrum from the fast climbers who were honored. But the industry’s always-enthused Methuselah managed to wow the young executives with a selection from his lifetime of insights.

Create auto career paths for women, managers say

Automotive manufacturers are staffing up for a new wave of innovators to drive technological change, and many realize that they need a more diverse pool of talent -- especially women -- to get the job done.


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