Trump ready to shake up trade dealsUPDATED: 1/20/17 4:43 pm ET - adds details
Minutes after his inauguration, President Donald Trump signaled plans to withdraw the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, moves that analysts say could have profound effects on the automotive industry.
Ford expects $2 billion hit to 2016 net income over pension accounting change
Ford, London partner to test plug-in hybrid commercial vans
Engineering firm ABB to build $90 million r&d operation in Montreal
Toyota built 6.6% of North American vehicles in Mexico last year
'Sigh of relief' for self-driving cars after Tesla cleared
The push to bring self-driving cars to American roads got a significant boost on Thursday when the nation's chief auto safety regulator essentially cleared Tesla's Autopilot system of fault in a fatal 2016 crash.
VW joins Ford, BMW to offer Amazon's 'Alexa' voice service
Volkswagen will offer the first embedded application of Amazon's Alexa voice service in a vehicle, as the growing focus on network-connected appliances and other home devices inspires collaborations between automakers and technical service providers.
BMW design boss Habib is quitting automaker
BMW's design boss, Karim Habib, is leaving the automaker, a company source said. Habib's departure follows the exit of two other key designers, exacerbating a period of upheaval in BMW's design department.
BMW plans more purchasing with Daimler, report says
BMW plans to expand its cooperation with Daimler in purchasing components, the automaker's new head of purchasing, Markus Duesmann, told a German newspaper. BMW will have to alter its procurement to meet the trend for EVs and autonomous driving, Duesmann also said.
Another round of Takata airbag recalls filed by 13 automakers
More than a dozen automakers this week recalled another 652,000 vehicles with Takata airbag inflators in the U.S. to replace front passenger inflators as the largest callback in the history of the auto industry continues to cascade through the regulatory process.