Volkswagen to build new 5-seat Atlas in Chattanooga next year
Volkswagen plans to invest $340 million to bring a third vehicle to its assembly plant in Chattanooga -- a five-seat version of its large Atlas crossover.
Former GM, Microsoft CFO named senior White House policy official
Former General Motors and Microsoft CFO Christopher Liddell was named White House deputy chief of staff for policy coordination.
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.
Auto veteran Jim O'Sullivan joins AI firm's board
Jim O'Sullivan, the retired CEO of Mazda North American Operations, has been named a board member of LotLinx, a digital marketing company.
Will tariffs lift American steel to higher grade?
Trump's tariff on steel imports could have a cost impact on automakers -- but in a better-case scenario, it could spur investment in hot specialty steels.
Ford’s aggressive product plan bears Hackett’s stamp
Jim Hackett is plotting a course for Ford Motor built around the ideas that trucks are what Ford does best, and trucks are what consumers want most. And if fuel prices soar, the CEO will have a new range of hybrids as a backup.
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.
Japan's automakers warn of higher vehicle prices
Japan's automakers warn that car prices will rise following President Donald Trump's new tariffs on steel and aluminum.
For Toyota, it's always time to panic
Why all the crisis talk at Toyota? Akio Toyoda and his team seem to like it that way.
'The man' pays JLR a visit in Geneva
JLR's success since passing from Ford to Tata Group has made Ratan Tata a hero inside the British automaker.
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.
What will Defender look like?
A Land Rover designer says he wishes the new Defender would have bowed at the same time as Mercedes' G class.
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.
Laying the groundwork for post-Ghosn Alliance
Ghosn moves a step closer to reassuring Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi shareholders that their Alliance will outlast him.
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.
Chassis Brakes reclaims its roots
Chassis Brakes, barred from the U.S. market by contract for three years, is now making up for lost time.
Ford recalls 1.4 million cars for loose steering wheels
Ford Motor Co. is recalling nearly 1.4 million Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ sedans in North America because loose bolts could allow the steering wheel to come off.
Hurry up, say lidar customers to supplier
Customers of lidar supplier LeddarTech are urging the company to move faster in its technology development.
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.
Kiekert readies smarter latches for autonomous driving
German supplier Kiekert believes autonomous vehicles will need smarter doors.
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.