Business and Finance
GM re-evaluates India investment, new car platform on holdSun, 24, Jul 2016
GM, amid slumping sales and a crackdown on diesel vehicles in India, is re-evaluating its planned $1 billion investment in the country and has put on hold moves to introduce a new car platform as part of a broad reassessment in strategy.
Ford plans to install Apple CarPlay, Android Auto in entire 2017 lineupMon, 25, Jul 2016
Ford will offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity on its full lineup of 2017 vehicles, marking the fastest rollout of the technology so far by an automaker in the U.S.
Wolfsburg allows 'American-style name' for new crossoverMon, 25, Jul 2016
Hinrich Woebcken, head of the Volkswagen brand's new North American Region, says he sees early signs that headquarters in Wolfsburg is willing to give the region more autonomy.
GM rides North America to record post-Chap. 11 netMon, 25, Jul 2016
General Motors, riding profitable North American retail sales, posted second-quarter net income that more than doubled to $2.87 billion, as revenue rose 11 percent to $42.37 billion.
Audi plans three electric models by 2020, CEO tells paperSun, 24, Jul 2016
Audi aims to have three electric models by 2020 and for electric vehicles to account for 25 to 30 percent of its sales by 2025, CEO Rupert Stadler told a German newspaper.
Next Range Rover could move upscaleSun, 24, Jul 2016
A new version of the Land Rover Discovery due in the first quarter of 2017 could give the automaker an opportunity to move the next Range Rover further upmarket, perhaps to compete with the Bentley Bentayga.
Diesels still coming to America, Mazda saysSat, 23, Jul 2016
While diesel-powered Mazdas haven't made a U.S. debut yet, the automaker still plans on offering them stateside.
Maven chief drives GM in a new directionSat, 23, Jul 2016
Julia Steyn, who is leading GM's various experiments in vehicle sharing and transportation services under the Maven brand, says she's encouraged by the early results.
Hyundai r&d chief: No fear of Apple, GoogleSat, 23, Jul 2016
Google won't challenge old-school metal-benders by trying to make cars, says Hyundai Motor Group's global r&d chief.
While looking back, Nader looks forwardSun, 24, Jul 2016
It takes a surprisingly small number of people to change the world - and that's one thing consumer advocate Ralph Nader, who was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame last week, wishes more people realized.
Tesla, SolarCity close to merger agreement, report saysSun, 24, Jul 2016
Tesla Motors and SolarCity have made progress in putting together a deal that will merge the electric car maker and the solar panel installer, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Mini campaign will defy labels during OlympicsThu, 21, Jul 2016
Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields has dealt with a bevy of labels in her life. Shields -- who captured a gold medal during the London games in 2012 -- is one of eight current and former U.S. Olympians featured in the latest round of Mini's “Defy Labels” campaign.