Automotive Hall of Fame mulls move to downtown DetroitFri, 22, Jul 2016
After nearly 20 years in Dearborn, Mich., the Automotive Hall of Fame's president says it's time to move the museum to downtown Detroit.
Mexico emerges from 'lost decade'Mon, 18, Jul 2016
For years, Mexico, with the second-largest economy in Latin America, at times was lucky to sell a million new vehicles a year locally while it exported twice that number. Now, the narrative has flipped.
Mitchell Plastics to build $20.5 million parts plant near DetroitThu, 21, Jul 2016
Canadian auto supplier Mitchell Plastics plans to invest $20.5 million to build a plant north of Detroit in Sterling Heights, Mich., a move that will create 122 jobs, the state's development arm said.
Automaker financing unleashes Mexican marketMon, 18, Jul 2016
When banks and finance companies say no, cash-poor Mexican consumers turn to a traditional form of credit known as autofinanciamiento, or "self financing."
VW execs covered up diesel cheating, state lawsuits allegeTue, 19, Jul 2016
Senior VW executives including former CEO Martin Winterkorn covered up evidence that the German automaker cheated on U.S. diesel emissions tests for years, three U.S. states charged on Tuesday in civil lawsuits against the company.
Ford of Canada violated U.S. antitrust laws, lawsuit chargesTue, 19, Jul 2016
Ford of Canada must defend a class action suit accusing it of illegally conspiring to violate antitrust laws that restrict the export of lower-priced Canadian-made vehicles into the U.S.
Developers of Michigan self-driving car project to buy more than 300 acresTue, 19, Jul 2016
Developers of the planned American Center for Mobility autonomous vehicle testing site plan to purchase more than 300 acres of the former Willow Run bomber factory for $1.2 million, the state said Monday.
VW seeks settlement with Canadian diesel owners, paper saysTue, 19, Jul 2016
Volkswagen is seeking a settlement with Canadian diesel vehicle owners similar to the one reached in the U.S., a German newspaper reported. VW agreed to pay as much as $15.3 billion in the U.S. after admitting it cheated on diesel-emissions tests.
Takata settles Florida airbag injury lawsuitFri, 15, Jul 2016
Lawyers for a Florida woman who was left a quadriplegic after a Takata airbag inflator deployed in a 2014 crash said Friday they had settled a lawsuit against the Japanese company.
Badge of HonorMon, 11, Jul 2016
Jeep - a vehicle forged in the crucible of war that grew into one of one of the world's most recognized brands - is celebrating its 75th anniversary this week. The birth of Jeep is a complicated story that is subject to many interpretations. But on July 16, 1941, Willys-Overland Motor Co., of Toledo, Ohio, received the first contract to produce the Willys MB for use by the American military.
The struggle to undo NAFTA's unintended consequencesMon, 18, Jul 2016
Nafta doesn't deserve all the credit for the explosive growth of Mexico's auto industry. Neither does it deserve all the blame for the flow of cheap, imported used cars that depressed the new-vehicle market here for much of the past decade.
Steady Audi hits 80 months of sales gainsMon, 18, Jul 2016
Audi's run of year-on-year sales increases reached a remarkable 80 months in June.