Johnson Controls spinoff Adient to move headquarters from Milwaukee to metro DetroitTue, 25, Oct 2016
Johnson Controls spinoff and soon-to-be new public company Adient is doubling down in the Detroit area. The world's largest automotive seating supplier said it will transition its operational headquarters from Milwaukee to metro Detroit in the coming months.
Uber begins self-driving truck deliveries with 50,000 cans of BudweiserTue, 25, Oct 2016
Otto, the autonomous-truck company bought by Uber in August, completed its first self-driving shipment last week, transporting more than 50,000 cans of Budweiser to Colorado Springs, Colo., from Fort Collins, Colo., the company said in a statement.
GM's Q3 net more than doubles to $2.77 billionTue, 25, Oct 2016
General Motors today said its net income more than doubled to a third-quarter, post-bankruptcy high of $2.77 billion, as its focus on retail sales in the U.S. bolstered transaction prices. Despite weakness in Europe, GM said its earnings for the year would be at the "high end" of forecasts.
Mexico's other attractionMon, 17, Oct 2016
Mexico's rising prominence in the auto industry isn't just about its role as a low-wage export platform. It's also a growing market for products that are made locally, particularly small sedans.
Mercedes X class will target families, outdoor enthusiastsTue, 25, Oct 2016
Mercedes unveiled two concepts for its first pickup that will go on sale next year called the X class. The midsize vehicle will target families, outdoor enthusiasts and commercial customers in Europe, Latin America, South Africa, and Australia. The brand also is examining whether to sell the pickup in the U.S.
VW's $14.7 billion court settlement over diesel vehicles approved by U.S. judgeTue, 25, Oct 2016
A federal judge today approved VW'w record-setting $14.7 billion settlement with regulators and owners of 475,000 polluting diesel vehicles, and the German automaker said it would begin buying back the vehicles in mid-November. It represented one of the biggest corporate settlements of any kind.
Goal of JLR store redesign: Break sales-service barrierMon, 03, Oct 2016
Jaguar Land Rover North America's new Arch dealership corporate identity program, rolling out now, showcases shiny, all-enclosed service drives and an effort to almost literally break down the walls separating dealership operations.
Audi A3's fwd version to get more powerful engine, new transmissionTue, 25, Oct 2016
The entry-level Audi A3 compact sedan and convertible will get a new engine and transmission combo for the 2017 model year that offers more power and fuel efficiency than its predecessors.
Geely's Lynk & CO brand sets U.S. launch for 2018 with compact SUVWed, 19, Oct 2016
Geely Automobile's new global brand, Lynk & CO, will start sales of its first model, an SUV developed with Volvo Cars, in 2018 in Europe and the U.S. The upstart brand aims to keep a lid on vehicle prices while "redefining how cars are bought, owned, connected, serviced and used."
Jeep owner gets surprise from the junkyardMon, 24, Oct 2016
The redesigned 2018 Jeep Wrangler hasn't gone into production yet, but one man can already call himself an owner. Or at least could - partially.
FCA buys 'peace on the farm' with Unifor deal, Marchionne saysTue, 25, Oct 2016
The collective bargaining agreement Fiat Chrysler Automobiles signed with Unifor in early October is "relatively satisfactory" and keeps the automaker competitive in Canada, CEO Sergio Marchionne said.
Germany's VW probe hasn't implicated leading execs, prosecutors sayTue, 25, Oct 2016
German prosecutors investigating Volkswagen Group say they have a "fairly good" picture of how the diesel-cheating scandal evolved and that doesn't include any clear-cut link between the automaker's top executives and decisions to implement the manipulation.