General Motors is reportedly extending its cutback of car production at its Oshawa, Ontario, assembly plant until May 28 amid sharp declines in North American car sales.
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Ford tapped Kumar Galhotra, a company veteran who steered the Lincoln luxury brand back to respectability, to replace Raj Nair, who was ousted after an internal investigation uncovered "inappropriate behavior," as its president of North America.
German prosecutors searched the homes of three new suspects in connection with Audi's emissions scandal, further widening their inquiry to include former executives.
South Korea plans to conduct due diligence on the ailing South Korean unit of General Motors, a government finance official said. GM has asked for financial support for the the unit.
A factory man beloved in retail is an anomaly in the automotive business. So was Jere Kitzmiller, a longtime Cadillac employee who died last month in Newport Beach, Calif., from flu and pneumonia complications. He was 84.
Canadian supplier Magna International reported stronger fourth-quarter profits and revenue, driven by more business in Europe and the launch of new cars for BMW and Jaguar.
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BMW Financial Services North America has agreed to pay more than $2 million to resolve allegations that it violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.
The Cadillac XT5 and Subaru Outback fared the best in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's new rear-crash prevention rating system.
Raj Nair, ousted as Ford's president of North America, will lose a $5 million stock bonus given to him last year, as well as a number of other bonuses and awards.
Nobuaki Katoh, who led Denso through a recession and the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, is stepping down as chairman of the world's fourth-largest parts supplier.
Congress should investigate new allegations that VW diesel cars were sold overseas with rigged software, a Republican lawmaker said.
Buick is freshening the 2019 Buick Envision to better align the crossover with the brand's other models -- most notably its best-selling Encore.
Toyota and Uber plan to team up on autonomous driving as technological changes sweep through the transportation industry.
Hyundai's upstart Genesis luxury brand supplanted Audi atop Consumer Reports' annual ranking of automotive brands. Subaru and Kia tied for the highest ranked mass-market brands.
Takata agreed to settle a probe by 44 state attorneys general into claims it concealed a deadly safety defect with air bag inflators.
Electronics supplier Visteon reported record new business gains in 2017 and a dip in sales in the fourth quarter resulting from discontinued operations and customer pricing.
Neo-Nazis are attempting to infiltrate Daimler to turn a key German engine factory into a showcase for their views, the plant's works council said.
In its first quarterly report since Delphi Automotive split, Delphi Technologies reported record revenue and higher operating income.
VW agreed to raise the wages of more than 120,000 workers in Germany, averting threats of widespread strikes at the automaker.
Daimler cast doubt on Tesla's plan to deliver electric heavy trucks next year, saying its more modest goal to start selling battery-powered big rigs by 2021 is more realistic.
A flood of off-lease vehicles, including SUVs and crossovers, and other factors will make it more difficult for automakers to offer tempting lease deals.
Last quarter, auto borrowers' total loan balance outstanding grew at the lowest rate since the second quarter of 2012, while delinquency rates plateaued, TransUnion says.
Audi said it will begin integrating automated toll payment technology into its vehicles in the United States this year that will allow drivers to pay tolls without the need for an additional device.
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Stefan Quandt has become BMW's largest-single shareholder, giving him a big enough stake to block any potential takeover of the automaker, a regulatory filing showed.
Volvo will accelerate its shift toward electrified models by offering its new V60 with two plug-in hybrid powertrains. US customers initially will be offered only the more powerful of the two: the T8 plug-in hybrid.
Although most major automakers are pouring billions into electrification and autonomy, the Center for Automotive Research predicts those investments could slow in the coming years.
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General Motors has offered a new investment plan for its South Korean business after threatening to exit the country amid mounting losses, a lawmaker from the nation's ruling party said.
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Nissan may get a boost from a deepening relationship with Japan's biggest trading house as access to battery materials becomes a priority amid the industry's push into electric vehicles.
Robert Bosch is joining the wave of suppliers shifting their organizational structures to brace for massive industry changes.
Raj Nair, president of Ford in North America, has left the automaker after he was accused of "inappropriate behavior," Ford said. The company did not divulge the nature of Nair's behavior.
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Have one person handle the sales and F&I process, but put the appropriate training in place, suggests Alan Sheynin of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Greenwich in Connecticut. “Clients should not be passed on from person to person,” he said. “We have in-house training. Certainly myself and the other managers in-house coach up our sales managers. They have to put their F&I hats on once the car is sold.”
The redesigned Hyundai Santa Fe will include the brand's first diesel offering in the United States as it continues to rework its car-heavy lineup.
Ford hopes to set up a bank in Germany in the second half after applying for a license in the country as part of its strategy to mitigate any risk from the UK leaving the EU.
One of the biggest security hazards for dealerships and their vendors is a data breach, but many are unsure of the best ways to protect their information, EFG says.