Manufacturers

Millennials won't compromise on technology

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2017

Millennials are at ease with digital technology. That makes the 18- to 34-year-olds less willing to compromise on the features they want, experts say.... Read More »

Innovative automotive suppliers vie for PACE Awards

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2017

The Automotive News PACE Awards this year spotlight 34 product and process innovations from suppliers.... Read More »

Forward thinker

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2017

PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares said buying Opel would quickly create significant savings for both companies and lift their combined annual sales to as many as 5 million.... Read More »

Subaru sees Impreza as gateway to young buyers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 25, 2017

How is Subaru reaching out to millennials? With a puppy, of course. It's one of the images Subaru of America is using to reach millennials in its national ad campaign for the all-new 2017 Subaru Impreza.... Read More »

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Japan sales need more analysis

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 20, 2017

In "Trump talk reminds us of previous Japan deal" in the Feb. 6 issue, Hans Greimel manages to do a "news analysis" without any analysis.... Read More »

Ingredients to 50-plus mpg

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 20, 2017

Key pieces of the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze diesel's 52-mpg highway results.... Read More »

UAW leader: Time is right to 'Buy American'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 20, 2017

America's changing political climate has created an opportunity to revive the “Buy American” movement of the past, said UAW President Dennis Williams.... Read More »

Will FCA become more attractive to GM?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 20, 2017

Now that General Motors is potentially selling off its European brand Opel to PSA, there is one way the automaker could stay in Europe and remain profitable: by finally taking up FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne's offer to merge.... Read More »

NEWS ANALYSIS

What's in it for PSA? Analysts aren't sure.

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 20, 2017

Carlos Tavares, PSA Group's energetic CEO, made a promise when he took over the struggling French automaker in 2014: Let us fix the business, then we can look to forge partnerships that foster our growth. He's done the first part.... Read More »

CEO: Aston doesn't need merger to survive

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 20, 2017

Cooperation with a larger automaker, however - gaining access to large automaker technologies - is Aston Martin's path to future success, CEO Andy Palmer told the first Automotive News Canada Congress here last week.... Read More »

GM's European slog

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 20, 2017

Since General Motors' decision to keep the Opel division following its 2009 bankruptcy, the company has had a revolving door of executives and a tough time finding traction in the crowded European market.... Read More »

Former Uber exec fined $90,000 for illegal lobbying

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 20, 2017

Former Uber executive David Plouffe, once a top aide to former President Barack Obama, has been fined $90,000 by the Chicago Board of Ethics for illegally lobbying Mayor Rahm Emanuel, another former Obama aide.... Read More »

3-point belts protect middle seat riders, study finds

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 20, 2017

Three-point seat belts are effective at reducing fatalities for center rear seat passengers in cars and light trucks, a study shows. The benefit is more dramatic in passenger cars than in light trucks or SUVs.... Read More »

Smart brand to focus on EVs in U.S., Canada

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 20, 2017

Daimler AG will stop selling gasoline-powered Smart cars in the U.S. and Canada later this year and will convert the microcar brand to an electric vehicle-only endeavor.... Read More »

Mahle zooms in on wiring headaches

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 20, 2017

Mahle Service Solutions has launched a technology venture using wire harness data to let assembly technicians zoom to the heart of vehicle test failures.... Read More »

Denso U.S. chief seeks partners

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 20, 2017

Since becoming CEO of Denso's North American business last year, Kenichiro Ito has been busy reaching out to U.S. technology companies as partners. The stakes? Denso's future.... Read More »

Industry must accept r&d cost for cleaner air, then charge for it

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 20, 2017

Listening to the recent rhetoric from the Detroit 3, you'd think the auto industry had been bleeding red ink since striking the CAFE agreement with the Obama administration, sitting on acres of unsalable wind-powered golf carts and handing out pink slips by the millions.... Read More »

Why leave Europe's car market? So many reasons.

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 18, 2017

Why is General Motors looking for a way out of Europe? That's easy. While home to many of the oldest and most venerable car brands in the world, Europe may also be the most brutally competitive and demanding market, with a complicated patchwork of regulations under which a host of American, European and Asian brands all compete.... Read More »

How Enterprise recruits future leaders

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 13, 2017

A training system aimed at career growth helps Enterprise Rent-A-Car keep a steady flow of recent college grads coming in as new hires.... Read More »

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Mexican workers build but can't buy

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 13, 2017

One reader's issue with Mexico under the North American Free Trade Agreement has been the lack of wage increases in the country.... Read More »

GM predicts earnings encore

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 13, 2017

General Motors projects “another strong year” ahead for itself, despite challenges posed by growing inventories and flattening U.S. sales.... Read More »

Daimler extends heir apparent's contract

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 13, 2017

Daimler has given a lengthy contract extension to Ola Kaellenius, the 47-year-old Swede who heads product development and is seen as the likely successor to CEO Dieter Zetsche.... Read More »

Incentives hit Subaru parent profit

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 13, 2017

The maker of Subaru vehicles said spiraling warranty costs, higher incentives and big foreign exchange rate losses sent operating profit plunging 35 percent in the latest quarter.... Read More »

Lear snaps up seat business in Europe

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 13, 2017

Lear's deal to buy Spain's Grupo Antolin seat operations strengthens the suburban Detroit company in Europe.... Read More »

Toyota frets as N. American profits plunge

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 13, 2017

Toyota Motor Corp.'s reliable cash cow, the North American market, is suddenly a swirl of uncertainties. Operating profit in the region plummeted 53 percent in the latest quarter, helping trigger a double-digit plunge in Toyota corporate earnings.... Read More »

 
Shanghai show to measure progress of China's would-be Teslas

Yang Jian
4:19 am U.S. ET | March 24 2017

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At least six startups funded by Chinese backers have hatched plans to develop high-performance EVs a ...
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Why VW patriarch Piech's parting will be bitter

Christiaan Hetzner
8:16 am U.S. ET | March 22 2017

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Ferdinand Piech's plan to burn all bridges to his life's work and sell his indirect stake in VW Grou ...
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Why city mayors may dictate which cars will rule the roads

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | March 18 2017

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PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares is scared that the mayors of the world's biggest cities -- especially t ...
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How Aston Martin could help make your life better

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | March 17 2017

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Aston Martin is playing a key role in reducing CO2 and giving back a huge amount of lost time to car ...
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Audi CEO's polished exterior shows cracks amid diesel scandal

Christiaan Hetzner
5:53 am U.S. ET | March 17 2017

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There are few German top managers as practiced as Audi CEO Rupert Stadler. ...
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As VW exits crisis, the press spins next chapter like pirate radio

Larry P. Vellequette
12:01 am U.S. ET | March 15 2017

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When the financial and automotive press gathered Tuesday in Wolfsburg, home to a leading automaker, ...
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Mitsubishi gets a lot more European

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | March 15 2017

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Mitsubishi is becoming a lot more European as Chairman Carlos Ghosn fills key posts with trusted French and British executives. ...
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Perseverance leads to perfect iPad pockets in new XC60


12:01 am U.S. ET | March 8 2017

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Volvo's new XC60 has an iPad-friendly storage space that took a decade to make a reality. ...
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For Italy's Giugiaros, a return to the Geneva spotlight


12:01 am U.S. ET | March 8 2017

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It would not be a Geneva auto show without Giorget‎to and Fabrizio Giugiaro up on a small stan ...
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Velar may signal new strategy at Land Rover

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | March 7 2017

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The Range Rover Velar runs dangerously close to the Range Rover Sport in Land Rover's luxury lineup. ...
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European sales rise 2% amid political uncertainty
New-car registrations rose 2 percent in Europe last month even though major brands such as VW, Opel ...
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W. European sales edge up in February
Western European car sales rose nearly 1 percent in February as demand slowed in key markets. ...
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Diesels lose appeal in weaker German car market
New-car sales in Germany fell nearly 3 percent last month, with diesel models worst hit as authoriti ...
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Opel, PSA lag rivals as Europe sales rise 10% in January
GM's Opel brand and PSA posted weaker European sales in January than their rivals amid discussions o ...
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Opel, PSA lag rivals as Europe sales rise 10% in January
Opel and PSA posted weaker European sales in January than their rivals amid discussions of a possibl ...
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Irish new-car sales fall in January as Brexit bites
New-car sales in Ireland fell nearly 2 percent in January as the British pound's sharp decline after ...
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EU car sales growth expected to slow to 1%, ACEA says
Car sales in the EU are expected to grow by about 1 percent in 2017, a sharp slowdown from last year ...
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Russia slump forecast to end; rapid recovery unlikely
After a four-year drop, Russia's car market looks to have bottomed out, leaving manufacturers optimi ...
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Western European car sales rise 10% in January
Western European car sales rose 9.5 percent in January on buoyant demand in Germany, France, Italy a ...
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UK sales rise 3% in Jan. on consumer demand
UK new-car registrations rose 3 percent in January, helped by the first increase in demand from priv ...
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New mild hybrid tech will shake up green car sales
Mild hybrid cars with cheaper and less complex technology than plug-in and full hybrids will reduce ...
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SUV sales rise to 25% of European market
SUVs and crossovers accounted for a quarter of all European passenger vehicle sales last year as mod ...
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VW Golf, other volume compacts lose share to premium rivals, SUVs
The VW Golf and Ford Focus compacts are being squeezed as premium competitors such as the Mercedes A ...
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Europe's large premium SUV segment heads for record year
Europe's large premium SUV segment is on track for a record year, helped by rising sales of models s ...
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Audi, Mercedes push key segment toward milestone
Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz are largely responsible for the growing success of the compact premium s ...
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Audi, BMW, Jaguar give midsize premium segment a lift
Europe's midsize premium segment grew at a near double-digit pace in the first half on new models fr ...
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Audi's new development boss will start earlier than expected
Former Volvo executive Peter Mertens will become Audi's development chief earlier than anticipated, ...
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Nissan appoints EV expert as new tech boss for Europe
Nissan has appointed company veteran Nobusuke Toukura as the head of its European technical center. ...
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Nissan Europe promotes French exec to sales and marketing chief
Nissan Europe named Philippe Saillard as its new head of sales and marketing, a promotion from his c ...
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Infiniti names former BMW exec Habib as design chief
Infiniti, Nissan's premium brand, named Karim Habib, former global design chief for BMW, as the bran ...
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Nissan's Nakamura retires as design team is shuffled
Shiro Nakamura, who penned some of Nissan's most daring and memorable cars, will retire after 17 yea ...
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GM, Honda name top management for fuel cell venture
GM and Honda named the top managers that will oversee their newly formed Fuel Cell System Manufactur ...
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Toyota names new Europe sales boss
Toyota has shuffled its executive team in Europe, naming Hiroaki Nanahara, a veteran of the company' ...
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Toyota trims exec positions, aims for quicker decision making
Toyota has reduced its number of top positions to speed up decision making, as the automaker works t ...
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Daimler picks U.S. trucks chief Daum to replace Bernhard
Daimler has appointed the head of its North American trucks division to run group-wide truck operati ...
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Federal-Mogul shakes up leadership under Icahn takeover
Federal-Mogul Holdings named Bradley Norton as the new co-CEO and CEO of the supplier's motor parts division. ...
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Mini maxes out with Countryman
The Mini Countryman has grown to become the BMW subsidiary's biggest model to date and now competes ...
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Nissan plots Micra's return to Europe's top 10
Nissan wants to re-establish the Micra subcompact as one of the 10 top-sellers in Europe's biggest a ...
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Hyundai gives i30 a tech boost
The Hyundai i30's success has been important in boosting the brand's European growth in the past 10 ...
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Toyota gets quirky with C-HR to 'turn heads'
Toyota is a latecomer to Europe's crossover segment with the new C-HR. ...
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Better-connected 5 series gets tech from BMW flagship
BMW has made its 5 series lighter, more economical and fully connected with advanced technology firs ...
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Smart improves ForTwo, ForFour EV variants with Renault tech
Smart has improved its EV technology for the battery-powered versions of its ForTwo and ForFour with ...
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Audi makes Q5 a tougher rival for Mercedes GLC, Porsche Macan
Audi has developed the second-generation Q5 to have the driving dynamics of the Porsche Macan and a ...
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Audi makes Q5 a tougher rival for Mercedes GLC, Porsche Macan
Audi has developed the second-generation Q5 to have the driving dynamics of the Porsche Macan and a ...
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Peugeot moves upscale with new 3008 SUV
The new Peugeot 3008 has been turned into an SUV from a minivan and has been given significant upgra ...
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Citroen aims C3 at Facebook generation
Citroen is aiming its new C3 firmly at younger, tech-savvy buyers who will appreciate features such ...
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Suppliers to the new Renault Megane
Assembly of the fourth-generation Renault Megane began in November 2015 at the French automaker's fa ...
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Suppliers to the new Infiniti Q30
Assembly of the all-new Infiniti Q30 began on Daimler's MFA platform in December 2015 at the Nissan' ...
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Suppliers to the new Mercedes C-class Coupe
Assembly of the second-generation Mercedes-Benz C-class Coupe began in Bremen, Germany, in October 2 ...
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Suppliers to the new Opel/Vauxhall Astra
Assembly of the latest Opel/Vauxhall Astra began in Gliwice, Poland, in August 2015 and then in Elle ...
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Suppliers to the new Jaguar F-Pace
Assembly of Jaguar's all-new F-Pace began at parent Jaguar Land Rover's facility at Solihull, Englan ...
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