Bob White, founder of the Canadian Auto Workers, dies at 81Mon, 20, Feb 2017
Audi fires 4 engineers from diesel divisionMon, 20, Feb 2017
Audi, which has been caught up in parent VW Group's emissions-cheating scandal, has fired four engineers from its diesel division. The dismissed engineers include the automaker's engine development chief and a former head of emissions in the U.S., a report said.
Monetizing the service drive is key to dealerships' survivalMon, 20, Feb 2017
Frank Ferrara, Hyundai Motor America's retired vice president of customer satisfaction, says the lack of a long-term focus and doing "crazy stuff" can get in the way of building stronger parts and service operations.
Ford's big Russia gamble pays off as sales finally riseMon, 20, Feb 2017
Ford has become the first major foreign automaker in Russia to see sales grow after three bad years, potentially vindicating its decision to double down on a notoriously volatile market after rival GM decided to quit.
UAW leader: Time is right to 'Buy American'Mon, 20, Feb 2017
Ford found a recipe for profits in EuropeMon, 20, Feb 2017
General Motors hasn't made money in Europe since Bill Clinton was president. If the world's third-largest auto-maker fails to unload its Opel European division on PSA Group, it could look to its crosstown rival in Dearborn, Mich., for an example of how to right the ship.
PSA's takeover plan has analysts puzzledMon, 20, Feb 2017
Carlos Tavares, PSA Group's energetic CEO, made a promise when he took over the struggling French automaker in 2014: Let us fix the business, then we can look to forge partnerships that foster our growth. He's done the first part.
Canada well-positioned to revamp NAFTA, Ontario economic chief saysMon, 20, Feb 2017
CEO: Aston doesn't need merger to surviveMon, 20, Feb 2017
Cooperation with a larger automaker, however - gaining access to large automaker technologies - is Aston Martin's path to future success, CEO Andy Palmer told the first Automotive News Canada Congress here last week.
Former Uber exec fined $90,000 for illegal lobbyingMon, 20, Feb 2017
Former Uber executive David Plouffe, once a top aide to former President Barack Obama, has been fined $90,000 by the Chicago Board of Ethics for illegally lobbying Mayor Rahm Emanuel, another former Obama aide.