Tesla's arguments in defense of direct sales are wrongMon, 24, Oct 2016
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NHTSA issues nonbinding guidance on auto cybersecurityMon, 24, Oct 2016
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released new guidance for how automakers should approach cybersecurity amid growing scrutiny prompted by high-profile vehicle hacks and the spread of car connectivity technologies.
Honda's Hachigo: Key models, electrification up nextMon, 24, Oct 2016
Hachigo's mantra is to prioritize quality and innovation over volume. He says Honda will unleash an onslaught of electrified vehicles and is preparing for new mobility businesses.
Ford's Fields: Automaker 'getting ahead' of industry changesMon, 24, Oct 2016
Amid skepticism on Wall Street, CEO Mark Fields aims to prove that Ford is in much better shape to withstand a downturn in the market.
Tesla to install self-driving hardware in all new vehiclesMon, 24, Oct 2016
Tesla Motors Inc. will equip all models it builds from now on with hardware that enables fully autonomous driving, says CEO Elon Musk.
Piech, Porsche families say they are united behind VW managementMon, 24, Oct 2016
The Piech and Porsche families, which control more than 52 percent of Volkswagen Group, have vowed to back the automaker's senior management, setting aside past disputes as the company struggles to overcome its emissions-cheating scandal.
Why Nissan is investing in MitsubishiSun, 23, Oct 2016
When Mitsubishi Motors Corp. CEO Osamu Masuko came to meet with me in April to ask for Nissan's support to restore the engineering organization and revive the company, we knew that forming a strategic alliance made financial and operational sense for both of our companies.
Ford signals limited support for carsMon, 24, Oct 2016
CEO Mark Fields says Ford isn't giving up on cars -- even as the automaker abandons most U.S. production of them -- but it also won't keep piling on discounts to boost sales "unnaturally."
Carlos Tavares worked a miracle at PSA after departing Carlos Ghosn's RenaultMon, 24, Oct 2016
Former Nissan North America chief Carlos Tavares has turned French automaker PSA around and is pushing it into global markets -- including the U.S.
As Honda's U.S. sales rise, capacity shrinksMon, 24, Oct 2016
Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo says his company's U.S. sales are expected to increase next year even as the market flattens, putting increased pressure on already-strained production capacity. Look for the carmaker to ramp up its Japan export engine to meet demand. In an interview with Automotive News, he also says he's not satisfied with Acura's performance.
BMW's Krueger: Focus on 'new era' of mobilityMon, 24, Oct 2016
In a Q&A, Harald Krueger, CEO of BMW AG, talks about waging a technology race to establish supremacy with electric and autonomous vehicles.
Tesla faces industry scrutiny over the best way forward for autonomous carsSat, 22, Oct 2016
Tesla's decision to equip all of its vehicles with self-driving hardware has intensified competition over what equipment will be on board cars of the future.