Business and Finance
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.
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.
Infiniti tops survey on satisfaction among sales prospectsMon, 11, Jul 2016
Infiniti stores outperformed all brands in an annual study on building rapport and satisfaction among potential car buyers. The 2016 Pied Piper Prospect Satisfaction Index is based on the treatment of mystery shoppers who visited 6,157 U.S. stores. Lexus and Mercedes-Benz stores tied for second; Toyota ranked third; Audi was fourth; and BMW rounded out the top five.
GM, Isuzu end pickup truck tie-up in Asia; GM eyes more upscale marketFri, 22, Jul 2016
GM and Isuzu have agreed to stop working together on developing midsize pickup trucks made in Asia, as the U.S. automaker focuses on the higher end of the market while the Japanese firm sticks to selling vehicles for everyday commercial purposes.
For Elon Musk, Tesla's impresario, the latest act falls flatFri, 22, Jul 2016
The hints, the tweets, the will-he-or-won't-he suspense. It was classic showman Elon Musk. Then his much-hyped 1,500-word manifesto dropped and -- whiff.
FCA recalling 410,000 vehicles for software, wiring issuesFri, 22, Jul 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said it is recalling nearly 410,000 vehicles worldwide because of a defect that can lead to a loss of propulsion.
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.
Samardzich looks beyond FordSun, 24, Jul 2016
Now that Ford of Europe is profitable again, COO Barb Samardzich is retiring and returning home to the U.S. before deciding on the next step in her career. The head of Ford South America will replace her.
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.
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.
FCA cites 124 dealerships for excellence in customer sales, serviceFri, 22, Jul 2016
A new awards program by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has encouraged many of its dealerships to raise their scores in surveys of service customer satisfaction -- in some instances to historically high levels -- the automaker says.
Suspect in shooting of 2 UAW officials in Chicago pleads not guilty to attempted murderThu, 21, Jul 2016
The man who allegedly shot two UAW local officials outside of a union hall in Chicago was charged with eight counts of attempted murder. William Cowart, 50, was also charged last week with two counts of aggravated battery and two counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm.