Fiat Chrysler Q1 adjusted earnings rise 5% to $1.96 billion
Fixing a "challenging" launch of the new Ram 1500 pickup has cost FCA $300 million, but it didn't keep the automaker from posting a Q1 record adjusted earnings of $1.96 billion while cutting debt.
Tesla's Autopilot chief steps down after two years
Tesla's Autopilot chief, Jim Keller, has left the company, the latest in a rash of executive departures at the electric-car maker, which is in a fierce war for the engineering talent.
AutoNation's Jackson, Magna's Stronach named to Automotive Hall of Fame
AutoNation's Mike Jackson, Toyota's Kiichiro Toyoda, Magna's Frank Stronach and Car Talk's Ray and Tom Magliozzi will be inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame.
AutoNation names 1st academic to board
AutoNation added the first academic and second woman to its board composed entirely of outside directors under CEO Mike Jackson.
Penske Q1 net soars behind broad gains
First-quarter net income at Penske Automotive Group soared 31 percent to $108 million, powered by profit gains across all areas of the auto retailer's business.
Ford simplifies vehicle distribution network in China, names new leaders
Ford said it's reorganizing its operations in China by simplifying its distribution network and appointing new leaders to replace the CEO who abruptly left in January.
Congress to seek VW CEO's testimony in new cheating probe
A House committee has begun a new investigation into allegations of overseas emissions cheating by Volkswagen and was seeking testimony from VW CEO Herbert Diess.
Aston Martin says China spurring another horse-to-cars moment
China's policies to cut pollution are driving a rapid move toward electric vehicles in the world's biggest market and causing upheaval in the global auto industry, Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer said.
Tesla teardown uncovers tech prowess, production shortcomings
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said the company was building advantages in the ability to make electric cars cheaply and efficiently. Those claims keep looking more questionable.
Once an industry joke, electric buses start to dent oil demand
Suddenly, buses with battery-powered motors are a serious matter with the potential to revolutionize city transport -- and add to the forces reshaping the energy industry.
Flying taxi start-up hires designer behind modern Mini, Fiat 500
Lilium, a startup with ambitions to put electric "flying taxis" in the air next decade, has hired Frank Stephenson, the designer behind several iconic cars such as the Mini, Fiat 500 and McLaren P1.
Ferrari pushes possible EV launch beyond 2022
Ferrari Chairman Sergio Marchionne says the supercar brand will not launch a full-electric car until after its next business plan ends in 2022.
GM, Volvo team with Amazon to deliver packages to customers' cars
General Motors and Volvo have partnered with Amazon to offer customers in-vehicle delivery of packages in the United States.
U.S. court blocks Trump effort to delay boost in 'gas guzzler' fines
Automakers will face steeper penalties if they fall short of annual federal fuel economy targets after an appeals court blocked a Trump administration move to delay a scheduled increase in the fines.
Trump may tie Mexican immigration control to NAFTA
President Trump threatened to make Mexican immigration control a condition of a new NAFTA agreement, saying the southern neighbor must stop illegal immigrants from getting into the United States.
The Rising Stars and a superstar
An ageless Bob Lutz, former General Motors vice chairman and high flyer at Chrysler, Ford and BMW, addressed Automotive News’ automaker and supplier Rising Stars last week at the Detroit Athletic Club. At 86, Lutz is at the other end of the career spectrum from the fast climbers who were honored. But the industry’s always-enthused Methuselah managed to wow the young executives with a selection from his lifetime of insights.
GM brings Cadillac back into the fold
In ousting Johan de Nysschen and replacing him with Steve Carlisle, a company loyalist in the vein of CEO Mary Barra, GM appears to be signaling its desire to bring Cadillac back into the fold under a single, unified corporate vision that emphasizes speed and measurable return on investment.