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.
The public dealerships are buying -- and sellingMon, 22, Aug 2016
In the first half of 2016, the public dealership groups sold nearly as many dealerships as they acquired, according to "The Blue Sky Report," a quarterly publication by dealership buy-sell adviser Erin Kerrigan.
Akerson: Trump can't be our CEOMon, 22, Aug 2016
Former GM CEO Dan Akerson endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton for president and sharply criticized Donald Trump.
Lutz adds to Corvette rumor millMon, 15, Aug 2016
The Corvette rumor mill in Detroit is spinning at high rpms this summer. Former General Motors product czar Bob Lutz speculates about a plug-in hybrid version, and a Cadillac sports car to replace the XLR.
Audi replaces exec ahead of plant opening in Mexico, reports sayFri, 19, Aug 2016
Audi has replaced Mattias Rust, the human resources chief at its new Mexico factory, shortly before the plant's opening, German media reports said. Rust was replaced because of "irregularities," the reports said.
Shareholders approve Johnson Controls-Tyco mergerWed, 17, Aug 2016
Shareholders from Johnson Controls and Tyco International approved the merger between the two companies on Wednesday.
Former Volvo exec seeks to raise $1 billion at China EV startupWed, 17, Aug 2016
Freeman Shen, a former top Volvo executive, aims to raise $1 billion in an initial fundraising round for the latest China electric-vehicle startup to enter the green car industry.
Detroit competition for talent ramps up in Silicon ValleyWed, 17, Aug 2016
For the first time in America's industrial history, the center for automotive technology is drifting away from Detroit. Ford, aiming to put fully autonomous vehicles into the economy by 2021, announced that it's doubling the size of its office in Silicon Valley to 260 people and investing in four companies that are key to building self-driving cars.
Is Skoda for real about coming to the U.S.? The signs are thereMon, 15, Aug 2016
Is Skoda, the Volkswagen-owned Czech automaker, really coming to the U.S.? It still feels like a long shot, but the value-priced brand's CEO confirms the idea is under consideration.