Self-driving fatal likely to spur more scrutiny, finger-pointing

The fatal accident involving an Uber self-driving vehicle is the most significant involving autonomous-driving technology since a Tesla driver's death touched off months of finger-pointing.

Volkswagen will use electric I.D. R for a run up Pikes Peak

Volkswagen plans to show off its electric powertrain tech by taking a run at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. VW previewed its race car for the summer event via computer-generated images.

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U.S. outlines hurdles for tariff exclusions

Companies seeking exclusions from new steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump must apply separately for each unique steel or aluminum product, according to rules published Monday by the Department of Commerce.

Ford aims to rebuild trust with China partners as sales slip

After 20-odd years of "marriage" in China, Ford is preparing a product blitz and campaign to localize management to maintain and build trust with partners Changan Auto and Jiangling Motors Group. The goal: Reverse a sales slump and boost employee morale.

Austin, we still have a problem

Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft left the Texas capital to protest what they considered to be too-stringent rules. Now they're back, but tension remains.

Mexico auto sector down but still kicking

Trump's rhetoric and policies have put a dent in Mexico's auto industry over the last year, but the damage is far less than what some economic analysts on both sides of the border feared.

GT sports car will be Audi's latest e-tron

Audi's e-tron GT, which will go into production in Germany in 2020, will be a low, sleek coupe-styled sedan with aggressive sports car detailing, based on a teaser photo of the model that Audi released last week.

GM looks for an encore from Brycz

The new head of global human resources will serve a critical role at an organization that's trying to balance its industrial heft and heritage with a Silicon Valley-style agility.

Geneva show stoppers

You've read about the splashy debuts at the big Swiss auto show this month, but here are seven intriguing vehicles that may have escaped your attention.

Suppliers develop a foam structure

BMW, IAC and Sabic together figured out how to make a lighter weight instrument panel carrier using foam. Now they want to perfect it for high-quality interior parts.

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