Mercedes challenged over 'Drive Pilot' TV adWed, 27, Jul 2016
Consumer and auto safety advocates have called on the FTC to investigate Mercedes-Benz over a TV commercial for the 2017 E-class, saying the ad could mislead consumers by overstating the capability of automated driving systems available on the sedan.
Federal-Mogul posts higher Q2 profit despite aftermarket, currency setbacksWed, 27, Jul 2016
Diversified supplier Federal-Mogul posted a $31 million profit in the second quarter, up 41 percent from the year-earlier period, driven by a gain in its powertrain unit.
GM, aiming for strong 2016 finish, to hike truck outputWed, 27, Jul 2016
General Motors will boost production of pickups and SUVs in time for the traditionally brisk fall truck market, a top GM executive said Wednesday.
Ferrari, Altair Product Design team up for next-gen vehicle platformWed, 27, Jul 2016
Ferrari is teaming up with longtime design, engineering and software partner Altair Product Design to create the company’s next-generation vehicle platform.
Elon Musk says it's 'pencils down' for Tesla's Model 3Wed, 27, Jul 2016
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the final designs for Tesla's $35,000 electric Model 3 were locked up two weeks ago, and the company is moving forward on schedule to start producing them next summer. That was just the beginning of his remarks on Tuesday.
Superior Industries more than doubles Q2 net incomeWed, 27, Jul 2016
Aluminum wheel supplier Superior Industries International more than doubled its net income in the second quarter from a year earlier, a gain the company attributed to higher shipments and increased use of its new plant in Mexico.
UAW blasts Renault-Nissan for denying French lawmaker a meetingWed, 27, Jul 2016
The UAW criticized the Renault-Nissan Alliance after it turned down a meeting with a member of the French parliament at its Canton, Miss., plant, which the UAW hopes to unionize.
FCA boosts 2016 profit target as Jeep fuels Q2 riseWed, 27, Jul 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles raised its 2016 profit forecast after earnings in the second quarter rose 16 percent on robust demand for Jeep SUVs.
Toyota, Mitsubishi, Volvo improve the most in J.D. Power APEAL StudyWed, 27, Jul 2016
Toyota, Mitsubishi and Volvo had the largest improvements among brands with more than one nameplate in J.D. Power's latest study of new-vehicle appeal, while Porsche paced the industry for the 12th consecutive year.
Mitsubishi Motors' Q1 operating profit tumbles 75% after mileage-cheating scandalWed, 27, Jul 2016
Mitsubishi Motors reported a 75 percent plunge in fiscal first-quarter operating profit as domestic sales slumped after it admitted to overstating the fuel economy of some of its vehicles.
Nissan profit declines 9% as stronger yen hits earningsWed, 27, Jul 2016
Nissan reported a 9.2 percent slide in global operating profit in the latest quarter as foreign exchange losses bit hard into earnings.
Mercedes plans electric heavy truck in about 5 yearsWed, 27, Jul 2016
Mercedes outlined plans to start selling an electric heavy-duty truck, a week after Tesla's initial sketch on battery-powered commercial vehicles failed to impress investors.