Mood brightens on NAFTA's prospects
Suppliers are increasingly optimistic that negotiators will come to an agreement on NAFTA that preserves benefits for the auto industry.
Volvo leader recalls 'painful' meeting with irate dealers
Four months into his new job, Volvo North America CEO Anders Gustafsson has already butted heads with dealers.
GAC's U.S. market drive runs into Washington opposition
Chinese automaker GAC Automobiles' plan to sell vehicles in the United States is running afoul of Washington trade politics as the top Senate Democrat and President Trump criticize China's trade practices.
Barra celebrates Cruise AV, renovated HQ space with employees
General Motors CEO Mary Barra marked the completion of the latest renovation project at the company's world headquarters in Detroit with employees by publicly showing GM's newest self-driving vehicle.
Bangle untangles his design language
Chris Bangle knows you think his new car design is out there. That's the point.
Mazda sees Skyactiv-X as base for electrification
Mazda's North American chief said Skyactiv-X will be an "important base engine to add electrification" to the Mazda lineup.
Audi's Keogh: Electric apocalypse can be a bonanza
Although not normally a contrarian, Audi of America President Scott Keogh says a coming age of electrified and autonomous connected cars won't be the end of the world for auto dealerships.
Ghosn hints he may leave Renault CEO role
Carlos Ghosn opened the door to stepping down as Renault CEO, as he focuses on the Franco-Japanese alliance he built with Nissan and Mitsubishi. Renault is said to be searching for a successor who could take on a more operational role - with people who work at Renault or who once worked at the automaker as the top candidates.
Renault-Nissan will split up various management roles, Ghosn says
Renault-Nissan will split up management roles between those dealing with strategic matters and those handling more operational affairs, said Renault boss Carlos Ghosn.
Hackett almost didn't take Ford CEO job, suggested someone else for role
When Jim Hackett was offered the position as CEO of Ford last May, he almost declined. "I needed time with my family and a deep moment to think about it," he said.
Infiniti will go mostly electric by 2021, Nissan CEO says
All new Infiniti models launched after 2021 will either be all-electric vehicles or will rely on Nissan's new range-extender electric motor-powered technology called ePower, Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa said.
Mercedes expects 25% of sales will go online by 2025
Mercedes-Benz estimates that 25 percent of its new- and used-vehicle sales will be completed online by 2025, sales chief Britta Seeger says.
Auto industry has historic opportunity, AutoNation CEO says
The auto industry can slash pollution and fatalities through production of electric and autonomous vehicles, said AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson.
VW's Woebcken credits U.S. rebound to regional autonomy
Hinrich Woebcken said heeding its dealers with a product lineup and business model that catered more to U.S. tastes helped the automaker rebound in sales and market share in 2017.
Trump administration's California fuel-efficiency talks intensify
California and the Trump administration will hold a series of new talks over fuel efficiency rules as the auto industry still hopes for a deal to retain nationwide requirements.
Trump fuel economy target set for March release, NHTSA acting chief says
NHTSA will propose new fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks by the end of March, signaling how the Trump administration plans to alter automobile efficiency rules.
GM expects 2018 profit in line with 2017; AV investment increased
General Motors is forecasting its financial results this year to be in line with expected earnings in 2017, followed by an "even better" performance in 2019.