Canadian auto workers authorize Detroit 3 strikeSun, 28, Aug 2016
Canadian auto workers represented by Unifor overwhelmingly authorized the union to strike the Detroit 3 should it fail to reach labor agreements with the automakers next month.
China startup recruits Italian expertise for GT96 supercarSun, 28, Aug 2016
China's Techrules has recruited Italian design and engineering partners to help it launch the country's first supercar.
VW scandal casts a long shadow on product plansMon, 29, Aug 2016
At first glance, it looks like business as usual for product launches at the Volkswagen Group through the end of the decade. But it's the years after 2020 that will show the impact of the diesel emissions scandal, in terms of its sky-high costs and shifting priorities at the giant German automaker.
NSX is a hybrid in more ways than oneSun, 28, Aug 2016
Honda Motor Co.'s second-generation NSX sports car carries a hybrid engine, a hybrid development approach and now, a hybrid branding role.
FCA tries to protect vehicle security codesSat, 27, Aug 2016
Fiat Chrysler is threatening serious repercussions to anyone who uses its internal DealerCONNECT software and provides outsiders with “key codes, radio codes and other anti-theft or security measures.”
Good marks for collision warning, problems with lane-keeping technologyMon, 29, Aug 2016
As advanced safety technology spreads throughout automakers' vehicle lineups, automakers and suppliers are getting broader feedback about their effectiveness. Two safety systems illustrate the varying results.
Driverless cars? Safety tech has work to doMon, 29, Aug 2016
The first wave of active safety technology - features such as emergency braking, lane-departure warning and adaptive cruise control - has reduced accidents. But experts say several aspects must be improved before today's advanced driver assistance systems, known as ADAS, can be depended upon in fully autonomous vehicles.
The man who brought Volkswagen to a haltSun, 28, Aug 2016
Nijaz Hastor began his career building Volkswagens in a factory in Slovenia. Last week, he brought Volkswagen to its knees when he refused to back down on a contract dispute between the automaker and his diverse parts company.
Lexus tops at turning CPO shoppers into buyersMon, 29, Aug 2016
Lexus dealerships do the best job of converting shoppers who consider certified used vehicles into CPO buyers.
VW closes Santa Monica studio in design shuffleMon, 29, Aug 2016
Volkswagen Group's Design Center California in Santa Monica will close in November. Meanwhile, Audi plans to open its first U.S. design studio in Malibu, Calif.
Pininfarina hints at future with plan for H2 SpeedMon, 29, Aug 2016
Pininfarina plans to build 10 copies of the wild H2 Speed Concept from the Geneva auto show in March.
Polite nods for EscalaMon, 29, Aug 2016
The latest trip to the Monterey Peninsula for Cadillac -- to introduce the five-door Escala -- has thus far elicited the auto show equivalent of polite golf claps from auto scribes.