Ford stamping plant worker fatally shoots himselfOct. 20
Daimler plans $1B investment in Ala. to build EQ electric utility vehiclesSept. 21
Daimler AG is investing an additional $1 billion in its U.S. factory in Vance, Ala., expanding the 20-year-old site to build fully electric utility vehicles under its EQ subbrand along with their battery packs.
Aston Martin moves beyond sports cars to Miami real estateOct. 20
Aston Martin is pushing into U.S. real estate for the first time in an effort to establish a broader luxury brand. The automaker is building a 66-story apartment tower in downtown Miami that will feature 391 condominiums with prices ranging from $600,000 to $50 million.
GM to settle state ignition-switch litigation claims for $120 millionOct. 19
Hyundai borrows from 2009 marketing playbookOct. 16
Hyundai Motor America CMO Dean Evans predicts that with new vehicles luring first-time Hyundai shoppers and the Shopper Assurance program promoting loyalty, Hyundai could post a 10 percent sales gain over 2017.
Mobility Center signs education partnership with 15 Michigan schoolsOct. 16
Stumped by steel? Tesla may struggle with weldingOct. 16
Tesla fired hundreds of employees in past week, reports sayOct. 14
Louisiana sheriff's office boycotts Ford over support for NFL players' anthem protestsOct. 12
Ford to triple number of employee-only EV charging stations in North AmericaOct. 12
California DMV proposes relaxed regulations for self-driving carsOct. 11
The California Department of Motor Vehicles is proposing more lenient state regulations to allow manufacturers to test and deploy self-driving cars. The agency said it would allow autonomous vehicles to be tested without a human behind the wheel.