NAMAD: Prepare for declineSat, 30, Jul 2016
The National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers is taking industry predictions of slowing new-vehicle sales seriously.
Tesla mulling 2 theories to explain 'Autopilot' crash, report saysFri, 29, Jul 2016
Tesla told U.S. Senate Commerce Committee staff it is considering two theories that may help explain what led to the May 7 fatal crash that killed a Florida man who was using the car's "Autopilot" system, a person familiar with the meeting told Reuters on Friday.
Toyota Group suppliers grapple with yen's impact on profitsFri, 29, Jul 2016
Toyota Group suppliers posted mixed financial results in the April-June quarter, reflecting varying levels of success coping with adverse exchange rates in the wake of the yen's sharp rise following the U.K.'s Brexit vote.
FCA safety, recall oversight extended by NHTSA for another yearFri, 29, Jul 2016
NHTSA will require Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to continue meeting monthly with the agency on potential safety issues at the company for another year, extending a part of the automaker’s 2015 consent order with the agency.
Clinton, if elected, plans to renegotiate NAFTA, UAW chief saysTue, 26, Jul 2016
UAW President Dennis Williams said Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has assured him she would renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement if she is elected president. The UAW wants an updated treaty to help foster stronger unions in Mexico, where many automakers operate factories.
U.S. report says Tesla driver speeding in fatal Autopilot crashTue, 26, Jul 2016
A driver killed in the May 7 crash of a Tesla Motors car while using Autopilot driving-assist software was speeding, U.S. highway safety investigators said on Tuesday in a preliminary report that did not state a probable cause.
VW diesel emissions settlement approved by U.S. judgeTue, 26, Jul 2016
A federal judge granted preliminary approval for a $10 billion settlement in which Volkswagen AG will offer to buy back up to 475,000 polluting 2.0 liter diesel-powered vehicles.
Higher GM, Volvo shipments to U.S. boost Chinese vehicle exportsTue, 26, Jul 2016
China's light-vehicle exports rose 13 percent in June as GM and Volvo boosted exports to North America.
GM rides North America to record post-Chap. 11 netMon, 25, Jul 2016
General Motors, riding profitable North American retail sales, posted second-quarter net income that more than doubled to $2.87 billion, as revenue rose 11 percent to $42.37 billion.
While looking back, Nader looks forwardSun, 24, Jul 2016
It takes a surprisingly small number of people to change the world - and that's one thing consumer advocate Ralph Nader, who was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame last week, wishes more people realized.
The coming clash over MPG rulesMon, 25, Jul 2016
Agencies hailed the 1,217-page draft Technical Assessment Report's findings as evidence that the industry is ahead of schedule in complying with the Obama administration's ambitious National Program of harmonized greenhouse gas and fuel economy regulations. But the report also noted that if the 2025 model year standards remain unchanged, the industry won't reach the 54.5-mpg fleet target.
FCA recalling 410,000 vehicles for software, wiring issuesFri, 22, Jul 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said it is recalling nearly 410,000 vehicles worldwide because of a defect that can lead to a loss of propulsion.