Commerce secretary faces heat from GOP senators over auto, steel tariffs
U.S. senators criticized Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for investigating possible trade action on auto imports along with the Trump administration's metals tariffs.
Study questions massive investments in AVs
Billions of dollars will be lost by many automakers that continue to invest in autonomous and electric vehicles while consumer buy-in remains low, a study from consulting firm AlixPartners says.
Volvo's S60 signals 'dynamic' powertrain changes
The redesigned Volvo S60 compact sport sedan will be Volvo's first U.S.-manufactured vehicle and its first new-generation model to be sold without a diesel variant.
GM steps up 3D printing efforts to find new plant efficiencies
General Motors is increasing the use of 3D printing at its plants to streamline operations, which has the potential to save millions of dollars in annual production costs.
Continental board plans powertrain IPO, report says
Continental's supervisory board is moving ahead with plans for an initial public offering of its powertrain unit and a new corporate structure by early July, a sign the supplier's biggest overhaul in decades is taking shape, according to people familiar with the matter.
Fintech startups can find success by mixing skill sets
For a fintech startup breaking into automotive retail, should the top leadership have dealership experience, finance expertise or software skills?
GM, Honda endorse policy accord for EV infrastructure
General Motors, Honda and others endorsed principles meant to guide local, state and federal policymakers on how to develop energy infrastructure for electrified vehicles.
Young at heart? Mercedes cultivates its aging work force
Too slow, inflexible, forgetful, always off sick -- those are some attitudes about older workers that Mercedes-Benz is trying to dispel.
Mitsubishi ahead of midterm targets for car sales and profit margin, COO says
It has been a year and a half since Nissan took a controlling stake in Mitsubishi and installed British executive Trevor Mann as its COO. Mann is already seeing positive results at the brand, as he told Automotive News Europe in an interview.
GM investing $175M to build next-gen Cadillac sedans
General Motors is investing $175 million in a mid-Michigan plant to build two of Cadillac's next-generation sedans.
Adient scraps plan for downtown Detroit headquarters
Seating supplier Adient confirmed it will no longer move its headquarters to downtown Detroit. Adient will remain in its current headquarters in a suburb west of Detroit, a spokeswoman said Monday.
Automakers burned as U.S.-China spat flares
Fears of a full-blown global trade war moved closer to reality last week as the United States delivered on a threat to impose a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports,
As Adient stumbles, a familiar face reappears
Adient is struggling to find profitability as it navigates between new-world ambitions and old-world operating challenges.
What's five seconds worth to a paint supplier?
Coatings supplier Durr Industries recently was named a top supplier of FCA US, recognizing Durr for its assistance in launching the Jeep Compass at FCA's Toluca, Mexico, assembly plant.
Japan Inc. teams up on transmission technologies
Toyota, Nissan, Honda and others are partnering with the country's biggest transmission suppliers to jointly develop next-generation transmission technologies that can be shared among the members.
Superior to take EV wheels for stylish spin
Superior Industries wants to see small cars and EVs get their share of wheel fashion.
Visteon CEO battle: 'Vendetta' or get-tough stance?
Visteon, in disclosing the online porn and prostitution pursuits of former CEO Tim Leuliette, appears to have joined a movement among corporations to air executive indiscretions rather than sweep them under the rug.