Volvo CEO sees trade war making car shopping more like a crummy meal
The Trump administration risks spoiling the experience American auto shoppers have in showrooms by limiting options and making vehicles more expensive, Volvo Car Group's chief executive officer said.
Tesla's alleged saboteur sued by carmaker over data theft
Tesla sued a former employee for hacking its confidential and trade secret information, transferring several gigabytes to outsiders along with illicit photos of the production line.
Audi's detained CEO, Stadler, questioned by prosecutors, report says
Munich prosecutors questioned Audi's arrested CEO, Rupert Stadler, about the automaker's diesel-cheating scandal on Wednesday, Reuters reported.
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.
Volvo extends global footprint with U.S. factory opening
Volvo is expanding its global manufacturing footprint with the inauguration of its first U.S. assembly plant, where it is investing about $1.1 billion to launch output this autumn of the redesigned S60 sedan for domestic and global markets.
Hackett sought to 'push the edges' of automaker's office design
Ford CEO Jim Hackett stopped a planned 10-year Dearborn campus renovation to give it a 'much healthier' design. The project eventually included the establishment of an autonomous vehicle development campus in Detroit, anchored by a long-blighted train station.
'We're making a big bet on our future,' Ford says of train station, Corktown investment
Ford leaders portrayed the automaker's planned rehabilitation of Michigan Central Station as a pioneering facility akin to the Highland Park and Rouge plants Henry Ford built that revolutionized automobile production and American industry.
Trump says 'getting there' in NAFTA talks with Canada, Mexico
President Trump said progress was being made in talks to update the NAFTA trade accord between the United States, Canada and Mexico, but he held out the prospect of striking bilateral pacts.
NHTSA orders end to sales of Autopilot Buddy, which disables Tesla safety feature
NHTSA issued a cease-and-desist letter Tuesday to a company selling an aftermarket device that effectively disables a safety feature in Tesla's Autopilot semiautonomous driver assist system.
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.
China to act 'forcefully' on Trump's $200 billion tariff threat
Trade tensions between the world's two biggest economies intensified, with China vowing to retaliate "forcefully" against President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese imports.
Tesla sheds more light on 500 job cuts at California HQ, plant
Tesla filed notices with its home state that shed light on which workers are being dismissed from several key California operations as part of CEO Elon Musk's profit-motivated reorganization.
Audi suspends Stadler, installs Schot as interim CEO
Audi suspended CEO Rupert Stadler and appointed Bram Schot as an interim replacement effective immediately, a day after Stadler's arrest in connection with a diesel emissions probe in Germany.
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.
Audi said to resume crisis talks after CEO Stadler's arrest
Audi's board of directors will resume talks to address a leadership crisis, sources said, following CEO Rupert Stadler's arrest.
Musk says Tesla hit with 'extensive' sabotage by employee
A disgruntled Tesla employee broke into the company's manufacturing operating system and sent highly sensitive data to unknown third parties, according to an email Elon Musk sent to staff.
Canada mulls auto firms aid in response to U.S. tariffs threat
Canada is considering all options, including providing financial aid to the auto industry, to cope with possible tariffs from the United States.