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.
How drones could open up new windows for drivers
By integrating drone technology into the vehicle's infotainment system , Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America is taking to the skies.
Apple poaches senior self-driving engineer from Waymo
Apple hired a senior self-driving car engineer from Alphabet's Waymo unit, Apple said Friday, in a sign that the iPhone maker maintains ambitions to develop autonomous vehicles.
GM exploring strategic options, possible spin-off of Cruise unit
GM has begun researching strategic options for Cruise Automation that include a public sale of shares, listing a separate tracking stock, or spinning off the unit, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. GM won't make a decision until Cruise is further along in development and may not take any action for a couple of years, if at all.
GM's Cruise requires AV trainers to undergo in-vehicle audits, exams and drills
GM's self-driving unit is taking its procedures a step further in the race to autonomous driving technology.
BorgWarner to restate certain financial statements for asbestos charges
Auto supplier BorgWarner said it would restate its financial statements for fiscal years 2015 and 2016 to re-evaluate accounting of its asbestos-related charges.
VW could face further fines from German authorities
VW could face additional fines in Germany on top of the 1 billion euros it has been told to pay for management lapses that caused emissions cheating on 11 million VW diesel cars.
Honeywell to rebrand turbo unit upon completion of spinoff
Honeywell is rebranding its turbocharger unit as Garrett -- Advancing Motion once the previously announced spinoff is completed.
Magna to partner with May Mobility on low-speed self-driving shuttle
Canadian auto parts supplier Magna International will partner with Michigan startup May Mobility on self-driving shuttles, the companies said on Wednesday.
Former GM chief Henderson named interim CEO of seating supplier Adient
Fritz Henderson, who steered GM through its 2009 bankruptcy, has been named interim CEO of seating supplier Adient. He succeeds Bruce McDonald, who is stepping down from his role as chairman and CEO.
Why Denso is spending big in east Tenn.
Denso is spending $1 billion on a 30-year-old plant in east Tennessee. Here's why.
Design innovations spark Pierburg investments
The project illustrates a trend in manufacturing capital spending today: As auto suppliers roll out new technologies, many are relying on more automated production processes to make the work fit into their existing space.
Growth key for next BorgWarner CEO
Incoming BorgWarner CEO Frederic Lissalde says he will focus on business growth, customer relationships, product strategy and growth execution. Former CEO James Verrier announced his retirement last week.