AN Daily E-mail -- WEDNESDAY
Ghosn set to add Mitsubishi chairman role, reports sayWed, 19, Oct 2016
Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn is set to become chairman of Mitsubishi Motors when Nissan takes a controlling stake in the smaller automaker, reports said. Ghosn, 62, has asked Mitsubishi Chairman Osamu Masuko to remain president, one report said.
BMW Films is coming back -- but does it matter?Wed, 19, Oct 2016
When BMW Films debuted in 2001, YouTube didn't exist, Mark Zuckerberg was 17 years old and tweeting is what birds did. So why should people care that the luxury automaker is bringing BMW Films back next week after a 14-year absence?
Yanfeng makes big moves in U.S.Mon, 17, Oct 2016
With Johnson Controls in its fold, China's Yanfeng is amassing contracts in the U.S.
Truck supplier targets light-vehicle marketMon, 17, Oct 2016
Eberspaecher is a king of commercial truck exhaust systems -- now it plans to go after North America's passenger vehicle market.
FCA to recall Jeep, Ram, Dodge vehicles in U.S.Wed, 19, Oct 2016
Fiat Chrysler is recalling 182,743 Jeep Wranglers in the U.S. to fix potentially faulty wiring that may disconnect from the SUVs' impact sensors in a crash. The automaker is also recalling about 86,000 Ram trucks and Dodge Charger Pursuit sedans.
Online auto shopping plummeted during hurricane, study saysWed, 19, Oct 2016
Vehicle online-shopping traffic plummeted nearly 60 percent in coastal cities such as Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C., the weekend Hurricane Matthew traveled up the East Coast, research from Jumpstart Automotive Media shows.
VW suppliers keen to avoid disputes despite price squeezeWed, 19, Oct 2016
Volkswagen suppliers seem keen to avoid more disputes with the company even as they face growing pressure from the automaker to accept price cuts in the wake of its diesel-emissions scandal.
VW works council denies it has agreed to cost-cutting dealWed, 19, Oct 2016
Volkswagen labor leaders said they had not yet struck a deal with management on cost cuts at the VW brand, denying an earlier report in a German business magazine.
End of the line for a road warriorMon, 17, Oct 2016
The Ford Falcon, a nameplate in production longer than even the Ford Mustang, finally ended production Oct. 7 after 56 years. No Falcons were built in the U.S. after 1971, but the car lived on through several more generations in Australia ever since.
The proof of Mexico's rise is in the skiesMon, 17, Oct 2016
The latest sign of the industry's big tilt toward Mexico? It's becoming easier to fly there from Detroit.
Badge bandits strike Texas state fairMon, 17, Oct 2016
Thieves in Texas already are eyeballing the special badges on Ram's just introduced 2017 Lone Star Silver Edition.
Tesla to provide plans for combined company before SolarCity merger voteWed, 12, Oct 2016
Tesla said today it will provide strategic and product plans for a combined company of the electric automaker and SolarCity Corp. ahead of a Nov. 17 merger vote by shareholders of both companies.