Marchionne says FCA approached by several suitors for Magneti MarelliFri, 26, Aug 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has been approached by several suitors for its components business Magneti Marelli, the carmaker's CEO said, without giving names or mentioning how many.
Google hires Airbnb exec to commercialize self-driving carsFri, 26, Aug 2016
Google's self-driving car project took a step closer to market with the hire of a top executive from Airbnb, the online vacation home rental marketplace. Shaun Stewart is joining Google as a director of the self-driving car project, spokesman Johnny Luu said today.
GM joins White House initiative to address gender pay gapFri, 26, Aug 2016
General Motors, the first U.S. automaker to have a female CEO, is among more than two dozen companies that added their names to a White House pledge to study gender pay gaps among their employees.
VW labor boss suggests taking stakes in suppliersFri, 26, Aug 2016
Volkswagen Group should consider taking stakes in key suppliers after two parts makers brought production at six of the automakers factories in Germany to a standstill by refusing to deliver components, VW's labor boss said.
Mercedes names new U.S. sales exec in management shuffleWed, 24, Aug 2016
Mercedes-Benz USA is shuffling some senior managers to new jobs. Bart Herring becomes general manager of sales operations, overseeing the development and implementation of all policies, programs and activities in support of new-vehicle sales and objectives. Herring also will head up sales volume planning.
Daimler adopts Silicon Valley tactics to counter new rivalsWed, 24, Aug 2016
Daimler is embracing Silicon Valley management techniques in a drive to speed up decision making, empower staff and fend off new rivals such as electric-vehicle maker Tesla Motors.
Borgward turns to Daimler again to fill top engineering rolesWed, 24, Aug 2016
Borgward, the German brand being revived with Chinese backing, has once again tapped former Daimler executives in its latest round of management hiring.
Consumer interest in automotive technology, safety is growing, survey showsWed, 24, Aug 2016
As the list of available automotive tech features gets longer, consumer interest in such features has reflected advancements, a new survey shows.
NADA seeks donations to help dealership families affected by floodsTue, 23, Aug 2016
National Automobile Dealers Association President Peter Welch is asking dealerships across the U.S. to donate $1,000 each to NADA's Emergency Relief Fund and is hoping to raise $2 million total for dealership employees affected by the floods in Louisiana.
Cadillac Escala concept shows hints of the futureMon, 22, Aug 2016
After teasing the public with dramatic and unlikely concept cars in two previous years, Cadillac used this year's Monterey Car Week to glimpse into a future that will actually happen.
Uber's point man on automated driving came from FordMon, 22, Aug 2016
If Sherif Marakby is successful managing the transformation of a fleet of 100 Volvo XC90s into self-driving vehicles, it could put Uber in the lead in the race to commercialize autonomous driving.
ObituaryMon, 22, Aug 2016
Ernie Lofton, former head of the UAW's Ford department, died Aug. 4. He was 84.