BLOG: From staff and wire reports
Automakers survey earthquake damage in Mexico
BLOG: Richard Truett
Automakers were surveying plants in central Mexico for earthquake damage on Wednesday, with Nissan evacuating two facilities while VW and Audi temporarily halted production in Puebla.
The complexity and engineering challenges of the electric motor
BLOG: Jay Ramey
The change from internal combustion engines to electric motors will be one of the biggest the industry has ever faced.
Is Porsche plotting a Cayenne coupe?
BLOG: John Irwin
An old automotive industry maxim holds that if one German automaker fields something, it won't be long before all others follow suit.
Why GM and Unifor won't budge in negotiations
BLOG: Peter Sigal
Unifor President Jerry Dias says the Ontario strike could go on for "quite a while." Neither side has much incentive to move from its position.
Why Ghosn wants 14M annual vehicle sales from the Renault-Nissan alliance
BLOG: Edward Niedermeyer
Renault-Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn wants the alliance to increase vehicle sales by 33 percent to 14 million vehicles by 2022. Most of the growth will come from growing markets.
Tesla crash shows man and machine must cooperate
BLOG: Hannah Lutz
It seems that both human drivers and Tesla's "Autopilot" system -- specifically the complex relationship between the two -- contributed to the fatality of a Tesla driver last year.
How long will terms stretch?
BLOG: Amy Wilson
With a third of new-vehicle loans now at 73 to 84 months, will even longer loans become commonplace?
With X7, BMW ditches the 'very humble' face
BLOG: Erik Coelingh
The massive grille on BMW's X7 concept is meant to draw attention for a brand late to the market for big SUVs.
Don't let regulation put the brakes on autonomous vehicle innovation
BLOG: Jay Ramey
As we work to make autonomous driving a reality, one thing that has become clear is that innovation needs to be nurtured by policy, not regulation.
Is the Audi R8 about to go rear-wheel drive?
BLOG: Wesley Wren
A doughnut-friendly version of the Audi R8 is something that has not been in the cards since the nameplate's debut a distant 11 years ago. But Audi is hinting that something may be in the works.
Mazda CX-9 doubles down on safety for 2018
BLOG: Compiled from staff reports
Even though the second-generation Mazda CX-9 is still fresh, it's already getting some tech-savvy updates.
Auto industry assesses damage from Irma
BLOG: Christiaan Hetzner
Hurricane Irma has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but over the weekend it still caused a lot of damage to the auto industry and continues to have an impact.
Carlos and Dieter show takes a break
BLOG: Larry P. Vellequette
The “Carlos and Dieter Show” will not take place this year at the Frankfurt auto show. It could be a sign of trouble for their alliance.
Dodge Avengers Assemble! (And Reassemble! Again!)
BLOG: Hannah Lutz
Forget Cap and Thor and Iron Man, et al.; a real-life Avengers mystery is unfolding in Fiat Chrysler's monthly sales reports.
F&I providers unfazed by GM's new disclosure form
BLOG: James B. Treece
While some expressed concern about GM's new disclosure form for non-GM service contracts, F&I providers were unfazed by the requirement and even applauded the automaker.
Why the auto industry gained Wall Street favor in storm's wake
BLOG: Michael Wayland
Hurricane Harvey did something for the auto industry that record profits failed to do: Make Wall Street happy.
GM gets e-shifter right with 2018 GMC Terrain
BLOG: Jesse Snyder
The 2018 GMC Terrain may elevate General Motors into a design leader for the next generation of automatic transmission shifters.
Post-Harvey race to restock is on
Hurricane Harvey is a wild card that will test the industry's ability to manage a changing U.S. auto sales market.