Bob Lutz blasts Tesla, Musk, compares followers to a 'religious cult'Wed, 26, Oct 2016
Former General Motors Vice Chairman Bob Lutz, appearing on CNBC earlier today, blasted Tesla CEO Elon Musk -- and his followers. "Tesla supporters are like members of a religious cult," he told the business news network.
Audi quits Le Mans to focus on electric car racingWed, 26, Oct 2016
Audi will end its involvement in Le Mans next year after almost two decades to focus on racing electric cars. The move marks a shift in strategy as parent company Volkswagen Group battles to recover from its diesel-emissions scandal.
Auto industry cyber security group hires Boeing veteranWed, 26, Oct 2016
The organization that automakers in the U.S. created to cope with cyber security threats said today it has hired a former Boeing executive as its leader.
Federal-Mogul posts Q3 gains as Icahn offer remains pendingWed, 26, Oct 2016
Federal-Mogul the diversified auto supplier that billionaire investor Carl Icahn is aiming to take private, today said it posted $15 million in third-quarter net income, up from a $63 million loss a year earlier.
Alfa will add a Giulia wagon to boost European salesWed, 26, Oct 2016
Alfa Romeo will launch a station wagon version of its Giulia sedan in Europe late next year to help boost sales of the key model, people briefed on the matter said.
Germany's VW probe hasn't implicated leading execs, prosecutors sayTue, 25, Oct 2016
German prosecutors investigating Volkswagen Group say they have a "fairly good" picture of how the diesel-cheating scandal evolved and that doesn't include any clear-cut link between the automaker's top executives and decisions to implement the manipulation.
Jeep owner gets surprise from the junkyardMon, 24, Oct 2016
The redesigned 2018 Jeep Wrangler hasn't gone into production yet, but one man can already call himself an owner. Or at least could - partially.
FCA buys 'peace on the farm' with Unifor deal, Marchionne saysTue, 25, Oct 2016
The collective bargaining agreement Fiat Chrysler Automobiles signed with Unifor in early October is "relatively satisfactory" and keeps the automaker competitive in Canada, CEO Sergio Marchionne said.
Tesla's arguments in defense of direct sales are wrongMon, 24, Oct 2016
The arguments that Tesla uses to defend its retail strategy are wrong, writes analyst Maryann Keller in a guest opinion piece.
Tesla to install self-driving hardware in all new vehiclesMon, 24, Oct 2016
Tesla Motors Inc. will equip all models it builds from now on with hardware that enables fully autonomous driving, says CEO Elon Musk.
Bill Ford says future of cars is in Detroit, not Silicon ValleyTue, 25, Oct 2016
Bill Ford is tired of hearing the future of cars belongs to Silicon Valley. Yet for years, the Apple and Google crowd have been telling him that only Big Tech can make driverless vehicles.
NHTSA issues nonbinding guidance on auto cybersecurityMon, 24, Oct 2016
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released new guidance for how automakers should approach cybersecurity amid growing scrutiny prompted by high-profile vehicle hacks and the spread of car connectivity technologies.