New UAW leaders have full plate
The UAW's 37th constitutional convention last week produced a new slate of leaders who will be responsible for moving the union past a major corruption scandal and reaching a new labor agreement with the Detroit 3 next year.
GM gets fuel cell work ready for takeoff
GM has entered an exclusive deal with Liebherr-Aerospace to develop a hydrogen fuel cell-powered auxiliary power unit for aircraft applications.
Honda sharpens its aim for redesigned Insight
Honda must find a patch of real estate in the marketplace where the Insight doesn't cannibalize Honda's Accord Hybrid or Clarity plug-in hybrid, and where it can compete effectively against the Prius and challengers from Hyundai and Kia.
GM's new CFO embodies change
GM's pick for its next CFO is a 39-year-old native of India who has been in the thick of change at the automaker.
Lincoln's next-gen MKC to be called Corsair
Dealers were shown the Lincoln Corsair, along with the next-generation Ford Escape, Explorer, Mach 1 battery-electric crossover, a small off-road SUV and a Lincoln Continental with suicide doors late last month at a meeting in Orlando, according to those in the room.
Cadillac's CT5 takes cues from Escala
It may resemble a Dodge Charger or Dart but look closely and you'll see styling cues from the Escala concept in what is expected to be the 2020 Cadillac CT5 sedan, a replacement for the ATS and CTS sedans.
China EV startup Byton readies sedan, eyes U.S. launch
Byton, the Chinese EV startup that wants to start selling cars stateside from 2020, previewed its first sedan in a futuristic concept car.
From Cork to Corktown: Depot builds on Ford's Irish roots
Ford's purchase of a blighted former train station in Detroit as the centerpiece of an urban technology campus carries symbolism that factored into the decision to undertake such an ambitious rehabilitation project.
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.
Cadillac House caught in campaign crossfire
Cadillac and General Motors are catching some flak in a tabloid-fueled feud between New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Republican challenger Marc Molinaro.
A hive of activity at Ford headquarters
There's a buzz around Ford headquarters lately that has nothing to do with last week's high-profile purchase of the Michigan Central Station.
Self-driving study: Benefits outweigh drawbacks
A study by a leading energy-security think tank says the economic benefits of autonomous vehicles will far outweigh predicted drawbacks such as job displacement.
It's time for Scott Pruitt to go
A serious industry deserves a serious regulator, a person of good faith and proven integrity who embodies the responsibilities of public service and lives by at least a baseline standard of propriety.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Autonomous vehicle conference needed
Each of the OEMs has at least one private proving ground, and each of the major Tier 1 suppliers has or has access to a proving ground. These proving grounds are secure and have road conditions and driving scenarios that can be safely used and provide reproducible test data.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Moving too fast carries human cost
Keith Crain's thoughtful commentary “We need to slow way down” (May 28) really struck a chord with me.
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.
Transcript: Bill Ford on automaker's way forward in Detroit
Bill Ford Jr. sat down with Automotive News and Crain's Detroit Business to talk about his company's plan for redeveloping the Michigan Central Station. Here is a transcript of that interview, edited for clarity.
Ford plots future in a relic of Detroit's past
Ford plans a one-of-a-kind research and engineering campus in Detroit, including 2,500 employees working in a grandiose former train depot to develop the vehicles of the future.
Nissan's e-Pedal gives Leaf EV some street cred
One of the Nissan Leaf's newest features, the go-cartlike e-Pedal, began life as a performance-enhancing technology prototyped for sporty driving in the Maxima sedan.