BMW workers try on an Iron Man suitSun, 26, Jun 2016
BMW experiments with an exoskeletal device to fight U.S. worker fatigue.
UK 'Leave' vote deflates hopes for U.S.-EU trade dealFri, 24, Jun 2016
Britain's looming exit from the European Union is another huge setback for negotiations on a massive U.S.-EU free trade deal that were already stalled by deeply entrenched differences and growing anti-trade sentiment on both sides of the Atlantic.
GM plans $290 million upgrade for Corvette plant as rumors swirlFri, 24, Jun 2016
General Motors plans to spend $290 million on its Corvette plant in Kentucky, just as rumors about GM's plans for the next generation of its iconic sports car heat up. GM today said it will “upgrade and modify” the Bowling Green plant's vehicle assembly operations for “technology upgrades and manufacturing process improvements.”
Safety group head calls for 'drugged driving' standards, testsThu, 23, Jun 2016
As more states legalize marijuana, states need a standard test for driving under the influence of that drug, to match the tests they have for driving under the influence of alcohol, said the head of the National Safety Council.
UAW says VW reneged on deal to recognize union at Tenn. plantWed, 22, Jun 2016
A top UAW official said Volkswagen walked back on a promise to recognize the union at the automaker’s Chattanooga plant -- and the union says it has a document to prove it.
Faraday cleared to test self-driving cars on California roadsTue, 21, Jun 2016
Faraday Future plans to begin testing prototype self-driving electric vehicles on California roads later this year after winning approval from the state.
Mercedes plans multiple electrified vehicles for U.S.Sun, 19, Jun 2016
Mercedes-Benz's U.S. boss said a long-range electric vehicle that will be introduced at the Paris auto show is just the tip of the iceberg for the brand's electrification strategy.
GM crossovers, Ford F-150 ranked highest for American contentTue, 21, Jun 2016
GM and Ford finished first and second in a study that takes a look at a vehicle's American makeup. GM's crossover trio of the Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia had the high score of 90 in the 2016 Kogod Made in America Auto Index.
Mexican supplier Tremec to establish U.S. plant, headquarters in suburban DetroitFri, 17, Jun 2016
A Mexico City-based transmission supplier Tremec plans to invest $54 million to establish a manufacturing plant and U.S. headquarters in suburban Detroit, a move that will create 133 jobs, the Michigan Economic Development Corp. said Thursday.
Oil change shops oppose Calif. bill on service intervalsTue, 21, Jun 2016
Major auto aftermarket and service organizations, including the Tire Industry Association, are opposing a California state bill they argue would set unrealistic restrictions on vehicle oil changes within the state.
Doing business amid the dustSat, 18, Jun 2016
Germain Ford, in Columbus, Ohio, continued to operate even as construction crews tore down an existing dealership and built a new one immediately adjacent on the same site. Here's how they did it, without resorting to trailers or tents.
From prime California location, Car Pros store is poised to ride Kia's riseMon, 20, Jun 2016
Lady luck has been kind to Ken Phillips, the country's top Kia dealer by volume. Now he hopes that trend continues with the opening of his multimillion-dollar Car Pros Kia store in Carson, Calif., along the busy Interstate 405 freeway.