At least 18 Jeep vehicles damaged in fire in Toledo
A fire broke out in a parking lot near the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' Toledo Assembly Complex this morning, damaging a number of Jeep vehicles.
Toyota plans to roll into China's EV market in GAC vehicle
Toyota is taking an unprecedented route to meet China's stringent green car quotas: Its showrooms will sell an EV without the Japanese company's triple-oval logo and instead will feature the label of GAC Motor, Toyota's China partner.
Threat of cobalt supply crunch could hinder EV growth
A burgeoning risk of a supply crunch in cobalt -- a key battery metal that has more than tripled in price in two years -- poses one of the biggest threats to forecasts for rising electric vehicle adoption.
In Illinois, Tesla-like dreams for an EV startup, former Mitsubishi factory
Startup Rivian Automotive, steered by a 35-year-old MIT grad, paid $16 million for a mothballed car factory and its equipment in Illinois with bold plans to produce EVs -- a pickup first and then an SUV.
Tesla shareholders urged to remove Musk from chairman's role
The largest proxy advisory firm is recommending that investors reject two of Tesla's board members, while also supporting a proposal to split the role of chairman and CEO.
Hyundai succumbs to pressure, scraps $8.8 billion revamp
Hyundai Motor Group has shelved a restructuring plan that would have given the son of its aging chairman more control of the conglomerate.
GM's motorspots czar at speedways: Flat-out fun
On race days, Jim Campbell is an ambassador for GM to its teams, drivers, sponsors and racing league officials. He's there to make sure things are operating as smoothly as possible and if there is a problem, how to fix it.
$1 billion in payouts for supplier price-fixing
As the largest price-fixing case in U.S. history winds down, one thing is clear: Auto suppliers that conspired with competitors to rig their bids are paying a hefty price.
Nissan CEO denies Renault merger talks
Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa dismisses reports that his Japanese carmaker is hammering out full integration with longtime alliance partner Renault, saying "There is no fact to the effect that we are negotiating any merger."
Suppliers team to cut camera costs
As safety agencies mandate more camera applications, the two giants bid for lower-cost solutions.
The power behind the throne at Volkswagen
Wolfgang Porsche, chairman of the supervisory board of Porsche and head of the family that controls Volkswagen Group, touches on topics such as electrification, bureaucratic overregulation and his relationship -- or lack thereof -- with his famous cousin.
For Nissan in U.S. it's no pain, no gain
Following its 28 percent U.S. sales plunge in April, Nissan promises that the short-term pain will be worth the long-term gain. Starting this summer, CEO Hiroto Saikawa says, Nissan and its dealers will begin reaping the rewards of newfound discipline.
Former highway safety official Tony Kane died Tuesday, May 15. Gary Perina, 73, founder of supplier Lucerne International, died May 15.
Subaru, Toyota team up for Crosstrek Hybrid
Subaru of America plans a plug-in hybrid version of the hot-selling Crosstrek subcompact crossover.
TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA CEO JIM LENTZ: Nervous about profits as incentives climb
Toyota's Jim Lentz sees interest-rate increases, plateuing sales and a flood of off-lease vehicles as potential drags on profitability.
PSA NORTH AMERICA CEO LARRY DOMINIQUE: Clean-sheet approach for North American return
In its return to North America, PSA is rethinking how it will retail vehicles, which brands it will sell and how it will tackle mobility, says the company's CEO for the region, Larry Dominique.
SUBARU OF AMERICA CEO TOM DOLL: Another record year in view
Subaru continues on its record-setting sales roll of the past several years, as Tom Doll steps up to the role of CEO.
Mahle sharpens hot-rod focus
The German powertrain supplier Mahle is putting more emphasis on selling its parts in the United States aftermarket with a rebranding strategy and a new name: Mahle Performance.
Magna spending big on new technology
Magna will roll an extra $300 million into r&d over the next three years as it deepens its interest in electrification and autonomous technology.
How Alcantara is managing demand from U.S., China
Alcantara, the maker of the upmarket leather alternative material of the same name, plans to double the company's overall production capacity in Italy as demand from the U.S. and Chinese markets continues to drive sales.
McLaren's Mike Flewitt is still in love with Lotus
How the head of McLaren fell for a Lotus when he was a young man.