Detroit Manufacturing Systems to open plant in ToledoTue, 23, Aug 2016
Detroit Manufacturing Systems LLC plans to announce Wednesday the groundbreaking of a new plant in Toledo to serve the nearby Jeep assembly operations.
NADA seeks donations to help dealership families affected by floodsTue, 23, Aug 2016
National Automobile Dealers Association President Peter Welch is asking dealerships across the U.S. to donate $1,000 each to NADA's Emergency Relief Fund and is hoping to raise $2 million total for dealership employees affected by the floods in Louisiana.
Bosch calls VW owners' diesel-cheating claims in U.S. 'wild and unfounded'Tue, 23, Aug 2016
Bosch rejected as "wild and unfounded" car owners' claims in the U.S. that 38 of its employees conspired with VW Group to develop technology that enabled diesel vehicles to evade pollution-control tests.
Louisiana flooding takes toll on dealerships' employeesMon, 22, Aug 2016
As floodwaters slowly recede in the area around Baton Rouge, La., auto dealerships are trying to do business with a limited number of employees, many of whom are dealing with losses of their own.
Cadillac debuts Escala concept, a preview of new design direction coming 'soon'Thu, 18, Aug 2016
Cadillac did something unusual Thursday night: It used the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance to debut a concept that might actually reach production.
Toyota restarts production in Venezuela after six monthsSun, 21, Aug 2016
Toyota said it restarted its Venezuelan factory after six months without producing vehicles because of hard currency shortages, good news for the South American nation suffering a roiling recession that has closed many factories.
Mahle plans new powertrain r&d operation in Mich.Fri, 19, Aug 2016
Mahle Industries is moving its powertrain division within suburban Detroit as part of a $16 million expansion.
Tesla owner in Autopilot crash won't sue, but car insurer mightFri, 19, Aug 2016
A Texas man said the Autopilot mode on his Tesla Model S sent him off the road and into a guardrail, bloodying his nose and shaking his confidence in the technology. He doesn’t plan to sue the electric-car maker, but his insurance company might.
Audi replaces exec ahead of plant opening in Mexico, reports sayFri, 19, Aug 2016
Audi has replaced Mattias Rust, the human resources chief at its new Mexico factory, shortly before the plant's opening, German media reports said. Rust was replaced because of "irregularities," the reports said.
Mercedes unveils Maybach concept car that harks back to classic aero coupesThu, 18, Aug 2016
Mercedes revealed a Maybach branded two-plus-two concept that is heavily influenced by the “aero coupes” of yesteryear but with a modern electric engine and high-tech interior.
Dallas dealership group fined for violating 2014 FTC consent orderThu, 18, Aug 2016
Southwest Kia, which operates three dealerships in the Dallas area, will pay an $85,000 penalty to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission that it violated a 2014 consent order that prohibited it from deceptive advertising, the agency said.
Uber, Volvo partner to put self-driving SUVs on U.S. roads by year-endThu, 18, Aug 2016
Uber and Volvo today said they have formed a $300 million partnership that could put a fleet of self-driving XC90 plug-in hybrid SUVs on the road in Pittsburgh in a matter of weeks. The first of 100 XC90s have already been delivered to Uber and could be deployed in the ride-hailing service's fleet this fall, if there are no engineering glitches.