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UAW's last Tier 1 auto hire watches talks closely

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 5, 2015
As the UAW fights to eliminate the lower-paying Tier 2 wage system, Nick Thielen, the Detroit 3's last Tier 1 hire, counts his blessings.
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Marchionne's Fiat-GM merger plan may wait for Ferrari spinoff

8:18 am U.S. ET | Sept. 4, 2015
While Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne isn't known for his patience, he's likely to wait until next year before making a bid for General Motors after months of talk about the potential of a deal.

 
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Toyota invests $50 million in artificial intelligence for smarter cars

1:00 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 4, 2015
Seeking to make cars better at avoiding crashes, Toyota will spend $50 million over five years to set up joint research centers at the Massachusetts...

Nissan to recall 300,000 small cars; NHTSA upgrades investigation into seat sensors

1:06 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 4, 2015
Nissan North America is recalling nearly 300,000 small cars over concerns that an interior trim panel near the accelerator pedal could trap a...

Detroit 3 show interest in UAW health care overhaul idea

7:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 4, 2015
The Detroit 3 automakers are showing increased interest in the UAW's proposal that they pool their healthcare systems, a sign that contract talks...

UAW negotiators pledge they’ll prevail in Ford contract talks

6:46 am U.S. ET | Sept. 4, 2015
UAW negotiators said they will prevail in their contract talks with Ford as a deadline to strike a deal approaches.

Wireless car updates to save billions, transform service experience, IHS predicts

11:55 am U.S. ET | Sept. 4, 2015
Over-the-air software updates are set to save automakers billions of dollars over the next decade and could fundamentally alter the relationship...

FCA to recall 7,810 SUVs to prevent hacking

5:08 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 4, 2015
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said on Friday it would recall 7,810 SUVs in the United States to update software for radios to prevent hacking.

Bentley says its new Bentayga will be the world’s fastest SUV

12:08 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 4, 2015
Bentley says its first SUV won’t just be the most expensive in an increasingly crowded market, it’ll also be the fastest.

VW, Ford open engine plants in Russia amid car market plunge

5:02 am U.S. ET | Sept. 4, 2015
Volkswagen and Ford are sticking with long-planned investments in Russian engine factories even as car sales there head toward a six-year low.

VW's unassuming CFO emerges from boardroom wars as chairman

2:22 am U.S. ET | Sept. 4, 2015
Hans Dieter Poetsch, VW's finance chief, faces a massive task in his future role as chairman of the automaker to maintain the support of the...

Jaguar F-Pace teaser picture shows SUV's shape

5:34 am U.S. ET | Sept. 4, 2015
Jaguar's latest teaser picture of its F-Pace shows that the SUV/crossover has stayed faithful to the 2013 C-X17 concept.

Continental's CFO calls China stock effect an 'overreaction'

6:31 am U.S. ET | Sept. 4, 2015
Continental's finance chief, Wolfgang Schaefer, called last week's China-related global stock slide an "overreaction" and said he still sees growth...

NGK Insulators to pay $65.3 million U.S. fine for price-fixing, obstruction

3:11 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 3, 2015
Japanese auto supplier NGK Insulators has agreed to plead guilty and pay a $65.

Ex-Tesla engineer charged with illegally accessing employee evaluations

4:17 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 3, 2015
A former Tesla Motors engineer has been charged in federal court with felony computer intrusion for accessing his manager's email account, sharing...

Takata settles U.S. patent infringement case for airbag sensors

2:48 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 3, 2015
Two units of Japanese auto supplier Takata are settling a six-year patent infringement dispute with International Electronics & Engineering and its...

Mercedes is working on Tesla Model S fighter, r&d chief tells paper

6:08 am U.S. ET | Sept. 3, 2015
Mercedes-Benz is working on an electric car with a range of up to 311 miles that could compete with Tesla's Model S sedan, Thomas Weber, Mercedes'...

Alcoa plans new r&d center for advanced 3D printing processes

11:45 am U.S. ET | Sept. 3, 2015
Metals company Alcoa said today it will invest $60 million to expand its r&d center in Pennsylvania to explore ways to make 3D printing viable on an...

Tesla will begin deliveries of Model X on Sept. 29

5:17 am U.S. ET | Sept. 3, 2015
Tesla will begin delivering its Model X electric crossover at the end of the month.

Lear buys downtown Detroit office building

10:16 am U.S. ET | Sept. 3, 2015
Seating and electronics suppler Lear has purchased a 50,000-square-foot building in downtown Detroit for an undisclosed price.

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