Automotive Hall of Fame mulls move to downtown DetroitFri, 22, Jul 2016
After nearly 20 years in Dearborn, Mich., the Automotive Hall of Fame's president says it's time to move the museum to downtown Detroit.
Mitchell Plastics to build $20.5 million parts plant near DetroitThu, 21, Jul 2016
Canadian auto supplier Mitchell Plastics plans to invest $20.5 million to build a plant north of Detroit in Sterling Heights, Mich., a move that will create 122 jobs, the state's development arm said.
VW execs covered up diesel cheating, state lawsuits allegeTue, 19, Jul 2016
Senior VW executives including former CEO Martin Winterkorn covered up evidence that the German automaker cheated on U.S. diesel emissions tests for years, three U.S. states charged on Tuesday in civil lawsuits against the company.
Ford of Canada violated U.S. antitrust laws, lawsuit chargesTue, 19, Jul 2016
Ford of Canada must defend a class action suit accusing it of illegally conspiring to violate antitrust laws that restrict the export of lower-priced Canadian-made vehicles into the U.S.
Developers of Michigan self-driving car project to buy more than 300 acresTue, 19, Jul 2016
Developers of the planned American Center for Mobility autonomous vehicle testing site plan to purchase more than 300 acres of the former Willow Run bomber factory for $1.2 million, the state said Monday.
Takata settles Florida airbag injury lawsuitFri, 15, Jul 2016
Lawyers for a Florida woman who was left a quadriplegic after a Takata airbag inflator deployed in a 2014 crash said Friday they had settled a lawsuit against the Japanese company.
Badge of HonorMon, 11, Jul 2016
Jeep - a vehicle forged in the crucible of war that grew into one of one of the world's most recognized brands - is celebrating its 75th anniversary this week. The birth of Jeep is a complicated story that is subject to many interpretations. But on July 16, 1941, Willys-Overland Motor Co., of Toledo, Ohio, received the first contract to produce the Willys MB for use by the American military.
Steady Audi hits 80 months of sales gainsMon, 18, Jul 2016
Audi's run of year-on-year sales increases reached a remarkable 80 months in June.
BorgWarner to expand r&d operations in Michigan, add 76 jobsFri, 15, Jul 2016
BorgWarner plans to spend $27 million to expand its Auburn Hills operations near Detroit, a project expected to add 76 jobs, the state of Michigan said.
Ford invests in startup that makes maps for self-driving carsFri, 15, Jul 2016
Ford is among five investors providing $6.6 million in seed funding for Civil Maps, a California startup that creates three-dimensional maps for autonomous cars.
California rejects Volkswagen's recall plan for 3.0-liter diesel vehiclesWed, 13, Jul 2016
California's chief air regulator on Wednesday rejected a proposed recall plan from Volkswagen to fix 16,000 3.0-liter diesel Volkswagens, Audis and Porches in the state that are equipped with devices designed to cheat emissions tests.
Denso to expand thermal operations in Michigan, create 125 jobsThu, 14, Jul 2016
Denso Manufacturing Michigan, which makes automotive air conditioning and engine cooling systems, is expanding in Battle Creek, Mich.