Blast hits Japan plant operated by Toyota brake supplierMon, 30, May 2016
Advics, a supplier of braking components to Toyota, reported an explosion at one of its factories in central Japan's Aichi prefecture.
Molinaroli will lead JCI-Tyco for 18 months; successor namedFri, 27, May 2016
Johnson Controls Inc. CEO Alex Molinaroli, who has steered his company away from the automotive seating and interiors businesses during his two-and-a-half-year tenure, will serve as CEO for the combined JCI-Tyco International for 18 months.
How Bill Ford lured Flex-N-Gate to DetroitMon, 30, May 2016
Flex-N-Gate, owned by low-profile magnate Shahid Khan, will build a new plant in Detroit, a move Bill Ford advocated for.
Toyota, Nissan seek battery breakthroughsMon, 30, May 2016
Toyota and Nissan are working on advanced battery technologies they hope will give new-generation electrified vehicles greater driving range.
Bill Ford's connections with Flex-N-Gate owner help land Detroit plantWed, 25, May 2016
Two auto industry executives with ties to NFL football franchises -- Bill Ford of the Detroit Lions and Shahid Khan of the Jacksonville Jaguars -- played key roles in bringing a top-tier auto parts plant to Detroit.
Ford puts the focus on supplier engineer for RS successMon, 30, May 2016
It's rare for suppliers to be publicly outed, but Ford is so impressed with GKN's active torque vectoring system on the Focus RS rear axle that it handed GKN's engineer on the project an award usually only given internally.
CarGurus validates used-car prices on dealership sitesMon, 30, May 2016
CarGurus has become the latest third-party shopping site to allow dealers to place its rating of used-vehicle prices - such as “good deal” or “great deal” - directly on a dealership website's inventory pages.
Takata holds talks with possible buyers, report saysThu, 26, May 2016
Takata, the airbag maker facing billions in possible costs for the biggest recall in automotive history, is said to be in talks with potential buyers.
Takata hires financial adviser to mull restructuring optionsWed, 25, May 2016
Takata hired investment bank Lazard to lead efforts to seek new investment and help resolve financial issues stemming from its record-setting recall of tens of millions of airbag inflators that can rupture.
Daimler's Detroit Diesel union workers ratify new labor contractWed, 25, May 2016
UAW members at Detroit Diesel ratified a contract Tuesday that includes a wage increase and commits Daimler Trucks North America to new engine production.
Cosworth to build engine parts in suburban DetroitTue, 24, May 2016
Cosworth, an English supplier of electronics and powertrain products to high-performance vehicles, said today it will open a $30 million plant in suburban Detroit to make V-8 cylinder heads for an unnamed manufacturer.
Flex-N-Gate to supply Ford from new Detroit plantTue, 24, May 2016
Auto supplier Flex-N-Gate plans to invest $95 million and buy 30 acres of city land to build a new plant that will create up to 750 jobs in Detroit, after approval today of a $3.5 million performance-based state grant.