Self-driving 'arms race' complicates supplier alliancesThu, 13, Apr 2017
The race to develop and exploit autonomous vehicle technology is reshaping the hierarchy of the automotive industry, replacing traditional top-down manufacturing relationships with complex webs of supplier alliances and acquisitions.
Mitsubishi likely to share pickups with NissanFri, 10, Mar 2017
Infiniti to serve as alliance's tech showcaseSun, 05, Mar 2017
Toyota, Suzuki outline plans to deepen collaborationMon, 06, Feb 2017
Toyota and Suzuki announced Monday that they have agreed to start concrete talks about collaborating in environmentally friendly technologies, safety systems, information technology and the mutual supply of products and components.
Driverless cars finally steer near showroomsTue, 03, Jan 2017
Car electronics supplier Delphi Automotive went coast-to-coast in 2015 in a self-driving Audi Q5 SUV to prove the autonomous automobile had arrived. Now, the supplier is shifting from stunts to selling.
Delphi taps Intel for chips in self-driving technologyTue, 29, Nov 2016
Delphi Automotive has formed a partnership with Intel Corp. to use Intel chips for a technology package being developed for self-driving vehicles. Late next year, Intel will start delivering computer chips to run Delphi's decision-making software .
Automakers reach out to Trump on regulation, seek review of fuel efficiency mandatesThu, 10, Nov 2016
Automakers are seizing on the infancy of President-elect Donald Trump's administration to mount a push to ease regulatory headaches faced under President Obama. The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers proposed that the new administration pause a key step in the ongoing midterm evaluation of fuel economy and greenhouse rules.
Fiat Chrysler, Samsung talks stall amid Note 7 crisis, report saysWed, 12, Oct 2016
Fiat Chrysler's talks with Samsung Electronics over a partnership with its car-parts unit have stalled because the Korean company is focused on resolving the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone crisis, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.
Renault-Nissan will allow Microsoft to plug cars into the cloudMon, 26, Sep 2016
Volkswagen to take 19.9% stake in Navistar, report saysMon, 05, Sep 2016
VW's trucks division is close to announcing a partnership with rival Navistar, three sources told Reuters, in the latest example of a deal driven by emissions regulations. Volkswagen has agreed to supply engines to Navistar in exchange for a 19.9 percent stake in the truckmaker, one of the sources, who declined to be named, told Reuters.
China carmakers urge foreign ownership cap to remain for 5 yearsMon, 05, Sep 2016
China should keep the 50 percent cap on foreign ownership in local passenger-vehicle joint ventures for at least another five to eight years to ensure Chinese carmakers are ready for full-fledged competition, according to the country's state-backed auto association.
Hyundai exec, seeking Silicon Valley tie-ups, wants to knock down fortress mentalityTue, 16, Aug 2016
A go-it-alone strategy won’t cut it anymore, says Hwang Seung Ho, Hyundai’s executive vice president of information technology development. He thinks the carmaker needs to be far more open to tie-ups with tech upstarts and Silicon Valley giants to remain competitive in the race to dominate the coming era of connected cars and autonomous driving.