Intel ousts CEO Krzanich after relationship with employee
Intel removed Brian Krzanich as CEO after the chipmaker learned he previously had a consensual relationship with an employee, a violation of the company's policies.
GM adjusts executive roles for Ammann, Reuss
General Motors is realigning responsibilities of two of its top executives, allowing GM President Dan Ammann to better concentrate on the automaker's development and deployment of autonomous vehicles. Ammann, who was already overseeing the operations, is relinquishing responsibilities for Cadillac and GM's global portfolio planning to product chief Mark Reuss.
BASF's color palette for 2022 combines technical utility, visual aesthetics
Gray, blue, white and black surfaced as 2022 model year color predictions from automotive paint supplier BASF as the need to "keep it real" with technological advancements such as autonomous vehicles becomes a reality.
IAC names former Magna exec Manfred Gingl as CEO
International Automotive Components Group named former Magna International executive Manfred Gingl as CEO following the retirement of former chief Steve Miller this month.
Volvo CEO says auto tariffs threaten jobs at U.S. plant
If the Trump administration imposes tariffs on foreign cars, and trading partners retaliate, that could chill Volvo'splans to add jobs at its South Carolina plant, CEO Hakan Samuelsson said.
Canada's Trudeau doubts Trump wants to impose auto tariffs
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday he doubted whether U.S. President Donald Trump would carry out a threat to impose tariffs on light vehicles, given the economic damage such a move would cause.
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.