Carmakers fearing retaliation keep pushing against China tariffs
Just because President Trump's proposed tariffs aren't targeting cars and parts arriving from China doesn't mean the threat is over. Automakers continue to lobby Trump to minimize the tariff.
Safety groups say Congress has given self-driving companies too much leeway
With fierce global competition to capture the lead in the large burgeoning market for driverless vehicles, Congress appears willing to deliver conditions favorable to US-based businesses.
Daughter of Uber autonomous vehicle victim retains lawyer
The daughter of the woman killed by an Uber self-driving vehicle has retained a personal injury lawyer, underlying the high stakes of the first known fatality caused by an autonomous vehicle.
Fiat Chrysler settles with family of 'Star Trek' actor over fatal accident
The family of late "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin has settled a wrongful death lawsuit with FCA over the rollaway crash of a Jeep Grand Cherokee that killed the actor almost two years ago.
Dana lands contracts amid efforts to merge with GKN unit
Dana will supply front and rear axles for next-generation Jaguar and Land Rover models under a contract worth more than $400 million.
Ford, India's Mahindra to develop SUVs, electric vehicle
Ford and India's Mahindra & Mahindra said they have signed an agreement to develop midsize and compact SUVs and an electric vehicle.
Quick Shift: Uber crash video shows operator was distracted
The video shows the vehicle's supervisor was distracted, and the victim was in the middle of crossing the two-lane street.
Jaguar Land Rover and BlackBerry to collaborate on technical architecture
Jaguar Land Rover and BlackBerry will work together to develop a new software architecture for the automaker's next-generation vehicles.
Autoliv will get new CEO after electronics business spinoff
Autoliv CEO Jan Carlson will become head of the supplier's electronics business, Veoneer. Mikael Bratt, the current chief of the company's passive safety unit, will replace Carlson.
BMW says EV mass production is not viable until 2020
BMW will hold back the mass rollout of electric cars because its latest technology is not profitable enough for volume production, CEO Harald Krueger told analysts.
Ford loses chief brand officer, CEO of Smart Mobility unit
Ford Motor Co. is losing the head of its smart mobility subsidiary and its chief brand officer less than two years after each joined the company. The departures come a month after the unexpected ousting of Ford's president of North America.
Uber self-driving car video shows operator was distracted before fatal crash
Video taken from onboard cameras in a fatal self-driving car crash shows the operator did not have his eyes on the road and the pedestrian was visible for at least a second before the crash occurred.
Trump sets China tariff plan, edges away from global trade war
President Donald Trump signed a presidential memorandum on Thursday that could impose tariffs on up to $60 billion of imports from China, although the move was far removed from threats that could have ignited a global trade war.
U.S. said to be flexible on key auto demand in NAFTA talks
The United States, Canada and Mexico are making headway on the key NAFTA issue of auto rules, sending the loonie and peso higher in the latest sign of progress in months-long talks.
Former top aide charged in federal UAW-FCA training center probe
A former top aide of ex-UAW Vice President Norwood Jewell who was part of the union's 2015 contract negotiations with FCA has been charged with accepting illegal payments provided by the automaker.
Tesla shareholders approve Musk's $2.6 billion compensation plan
Tesla shareholders approved a compensation package potentially worth billions of dollars for CEO Elon Musk in a test of their confidence in the leader of the electric car company.
Quick Shift: After Uber fatality, Toyota, NuTonomy ground autonomous fleets
Carmakers are cautious about putting self-driving cars on the road following Uber's crash.
New report signals how autonomous driving will change legal landscape
The advent of autonomous driving will not only change the nation's roadways, but also alter the legal landscape for all stakeholders, according to a new study.
Cadillac readies exclusive twin-turbo, 4.2-liter V-8
Cadillac, for the first time in 26 years, will have an exclusive engine -- a 4.2-liter twin-turbo V-8, making good on a 2016 promise by brand President Johan de Nysschen.
BMW will add i4 electric car as Tesla Model S rival
BMW will expand its i family of electrified cars with the i4 full-electric model. The i4 will be one of 12 battery-electric models BMW aims to have in showrooms by 2025.
BMW will double self-driving car testing fleet despite U.S. fatality
BMW said it would double the size of its autonomous vehicle testing fleet this year despite the death of a pedestrian hit by a self-driving car during tests by Uber.