Automakers And Suppliers

Ford's Q1 results will set tone for rough '17

Higher parts costs for newly launched vehicles add to the pressures on Ford's earnings, which have been dinged by recalls and technology investments.

| UPDATED: 4/21/17 12:03 pm ET - adds hearing conclusion

Delphi is building over-the-air software suite for automakers

The cars consumers are already driving could soon get over-the-air software updates like those pioneered by Tesla that fix flaws or add features without a visit to the dealership.

| UPDATED: 4/21/17 12:03 pm ET - adds hearing conclusion
VW diesel whistleblower identified in book

As Volkswagen's criminal case closed in federal court, a nagging question persists: Who blew the whistle and first admitted to regulators that VW was lying about its dirty diesels?

Gentex Q1 net income up 22 percent

Mirror supplier Gentex saw its first-quarter net income jump 22 percent to $97.6 million thanks to an increase in sales at its core automotive unit.