Ford to build an 8-speed transmission in Michigan

Ford will build an eight-speed front-wheel-drive transmission, downsized from a planned nine-speed, at a Michigan plant.

Lexus patient with fixed-price program

A year into the Lexus Plus no-haggle pricing program, the expected waves of dealers joining are only ripples. But brand executives say a slow and steady pace has its benefits.

| UPDATED: 5/17/17 7:48 am ET - new story
| UPDATED: 5/17/17 6:10 a.m. ET - adds Italy comment
EU will investigate Italy over handling of Fiat emissions case

The EU plans to launch legal action against Italy for failing to properly police allegations of emissions-test cheating by FCA, EU sources said.