U.K.-EU breakup threatens a key market and profit centerSun, 26, Jun 2016
The United Kingdom's stunning decision to abandon the European Union could slash automakers' profits by billions of dollars and cut new-vehicle sales by nearly a million units over the next three years, analysts warned.
Penske, Group 1 assess the damageMon, 27, Jun 2016
Penske Automotive and Group 1 Automotive took an immediate stock-price hit in the wake of Britain's vote to exit the European Union. Earnings will suffer from a collapsing British pound. But the longer-term impact remains unclear.
Dealers claim victory, but OT case isn't closedMon, 27, Jun 2016
The Supreme Court stopped short of settling once and for all the broader question of whether exemptions in overtime rules should apply to dealership service advisers, leaving open the possibility that the dispute could surface again.
Mercedes says it's ready for transformative eraSat, 25, Jun 2016
Mercedes-Benz executives say they're well-positioned to capitalize on technological and demographic changes that will transform the industry over the next 10 years.
Goodbye to the Europe I knewMon, 27, Jun 2016
I am deeply shocked and disappointed by the decision of British voters to leave the European Union. A place I loved called Britain may no longer be so great any more.
Supplier planning hits the brakesMon, 27, Jun 2016
The U.K. vote to exit the European Union leaves suppliers in the dark on future investment until new EU trade deals can be adopted.
Is the industry's claim to airwaves slipping away?Mon, 27, Jun 2016
An FCC commissioner's argument is a setback for the auto industry, which has struggled to defend its claim to a critical segment of the radio spectrum against competing claims from cable and Internet companies seeking more bandwidth for Wi-Fi services.
IIHS dials up pressure on automakersMon, 27, Jun 2016
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is using its powerful megaphone to send a message to automakers: Don't slack off on passenger-side safety.
Array of levers and dials complicates a once-simple functionMon, 27, Jun 2016
The death of 27-year-old Star Trek actor who was pinned to his death by his own Jeep Grand Cherokee has brought scrutiny to a driving function that has changed with the advance of electronic controls. Putting a vehicle into park is more complicated than it used to be.
Tighter ZEV rules will force the industry to work harderMon, 27, Jun 2016
California's air-quality regulations are slated to tighten in 2018 in a way that limits the impact of partial credits from sales of plug-in hybrids and low-emissions conventional vehicles, requiring more actual ZEV sales. That means automakers will have to be even more engaged in California's complex system of credits and sales-based quotas.
Legal hassles possible for U.S. companies in wake of BrexitFri, 24, Jun 2016
International automotive companies should prepare for tricky legal issues -- especially on trademarks and trade treaties -- as the United Kingdom exits the EU. That's the advice from Jeff Sadowski, a suburban Detroit patent attorney for Howard and Howard.
International trade makes America workMon, 27, Jun 2016
The established punching bag of this election cycle isn't just the Washington establishment, it's also international trade. The 2016 campaign has turned political norms on their heads, so maybe we shouldn't be surprised to see so many so wrong about something so simple. And the facts are simple.