VW, UAW officials to meet on labor dispute at Tenn. plantMon, 02, May 2016
Volkswagen AG and UAW officials will meet later this month in an effort to overcome a labor dispute at the VW plant in Tennessee.
FCA's Marchionne adds Ferrari CEO title after Felisa retiresMon, 02, May 2016
Ferrari appointed Chairman Sergio Marchionne to replace Amedeo Felisa as CEO with "immediate effect," adding yet another title for the Italian-Canadian manager, who also runs Fiat Chrysler.
Acura launches ad campaign for 30th anniversaryMon, 02, May 2016
Instead of cake and candles, Acura is running a new ad campaign for the brand's 30th anniversary.
Ferrari raises forecast after Q1 profit jumps 19%Mon, 02, May 2016
Ferrari said net profit rose 19 percent to 78 million euros ($90 million) in the first quarter, its first as an independent company.
Nissan takes new ad path after U.S. exec ripped agenciesMon, 02, May 2016
Nissan is making a new safety pitch in U.S. ads breaking this week as part of a larger marketing overhaul that will take full effect in June.
Fast growth for a showroom ghostMon, 02, May 2016
U.S. sales of full-size vans are increasing eight times faster than the industry average. The growth has commercial vans on track to top half a million sales for the first time ever this year.
Nissan’s less-is-more plan on pickup variationsMon, 02, May 2016
Nissan's new Titan will be available with only a fraction of the configurations that are possible on the big-selling Detroit 3 pickups. But Nissan hopes that will actually please its customers.
Takata sets aside additional $189 million to cover airbag recall costsMon, 02, May 2016
Takata raised provisions for its airbag recalls that involve more than a dozen auto manufacturers, after denying reports that the biggest safety crisis in the industry's history will expand further.
U.S. said to threaten to block easing of EU car exports in trade talksMon, 02, May 2016
The U.S. is threatening to prevent the easing of export controls on European cars in talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership free trade deal, German media reported.
Why Michigan wants to stay in the driver's seat on autonomous vehicle legislationSun, 01, May 2016
Attorneys who specialize in connected car technology and autonomous vehicles say the industry is creating new and unique legal issues around everything from cybersecurity and data protection to product liability. Michigan should be on the cutting edge of that discussion, one lawmaker says.
Ford's China route: Latecomer, contender, EV embracerMon, 02, May 2016
In the next phase of its Chinese evolution, Ford plans to introduce electrified cars, as well as to bring in its first pickup and GT super sports car.
Skepticism surrounds China EV boomSun, 01, May 2016
No one said electrifying China's auto market would be easy. But even as automakers flood the nation with new eco-models and the government pushes generous incentives, there remains much skepticism about the country's ballyhooed EV boom.