U.S. rejects automakers' request to extend fuel comment deadlineTue, 23, Aug 2016
U.S. regulators denied a request by major automakers to extend the comment period on environmental analysis to determine whether government fuel efficiency requirements are feasible through 2025.
Ssangyong considers U.S., China as Brexit hits U.K. salesTue, 23, Aug 2016
South Korean automaker Ssangyong Motor Co. will look to markets such as the U.S. and China to make up for an expected decline in shipments to the U.K. following the Brexit referendum.
Opel cuts working hours at two German plants following Brexit voteFri, 19, Aug 2016
Opel is cutting working hours at two German plants due to lower demand for its Corsa and Insignia models after the UK's vote to leave the EU. The UK is the biggest market for the two cars.
U.K. car sales have not been hit significantly by Brexit vote, leading dealer saysWed, 17, Aug 2016
Lookers, a leading U.K. car dealer, said today that the vote to leave the European Union in June has had little impact on demand for new and used cars in Britain.
Michigan owns Tesla stock despite sales ban, report saysThu, 11, Aug 2016
The State of Michigan may have a ban on direct sales of Tesla vehicles, but the Michigan Department of Treasury has 339,623 shares worth $72 million invested for state retirement funds in Tesla Motors stock, according to a published report.
Hillary Clinton pitches tax changes, infrastructure investment in Detroit area speechThu, 11, Aug 2016
Hillary Clinton cast a distinct tone from her Republican rival for president, highlighting Detroit's post-bankruptcy momentum and painting herself as the candidate of income fairness and middle-class workers.
Trump outlines economic policies while protesters interrupt Detroit speechMon, 08, Aug 2016
Donald Trump, appearing today in the heart of the U.S. auto industry, is focusing his economic message on boosting jobs and making America more competitive globally by cutting business taxes, reducing regulations and increasing energy production. The Republican presidential nominee outlined his plans Monday in a frequently interrupted speech at Cobo Center in Detroit.
Auto industry must have a voice in this electionMon, 08, Aug 2016
If auto industry leaders care about U.S. trade, immigration, tax and energy policy headed into the 2016 election, they're going to have to present their own case.
Michigan, Ontario sign collaboration agreement to boost auto competitivenessWed, 03, Aug 2016
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed a memorandum of understanding with the Canadian province of Ontario to increase the region's competitiveness in the auto industry.
BMW CEO says it's too early to draw up Brexit plans, no impact so farTue, 02, Aug 2016
BMW CEO Harald Krueger said it was too early to consider a Plan B after the U.K. voted to quit the EU. He said the company had not noticed a significant change in car sales.