Tesla, Hoerbiger settle in court over falcon wing doorsMon, 26, Sep 2016
Tesla and the U.S. subsidiary of Swiss auto supplier Hoerbiger agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by the EV maker over problems with a proposed hydraulics system for the luxury Model X's "falcon wing" doors, court records show.
2016 PARIS AUTO SHOWSun, 25, Sep 2016
Germany's automakers will use the Paris auto show to highlight their latest battery technologies as they seek to recapture ground from Tesla.
'Autonomous is one everyone's mind'Mon, 26, Sep 2016
Adient, emerging as an independent company as Johnson Controls spins off its seat-making operations, plans to make a big play in the autonomous vehicle space.
This cab-forward truck for emerging markets comes in a box, like Ikea furnitureMon, 26, Sep 2016
Legendary Formula 1 designer Gordon Murray, who also created the first McLaren road car, has turned to a new project, a truck for emerging markets that comes pre-packaged in a box, like IKEA furniture.
In and out: How Lichte is reshaping Audi designMon, 26, Sep 2016
When Marc Lichte took over Audi's design department in February 2014, a sense of stability returned to an operation that had suffered from considerable friction -- and a new styling direction.
China has an appetite for European talentMon, 26, Sep 2016
When Mini chief designer Anders Warming abruptly bid his employer goodbye in July, it was a surprise -- and it stung.
Lincoln strategy falls quietly into placeSat, 24, Sep 2016
Since taking over as Lincoln's design director nearly three years ago, David Woodhouse has launched a design language signified by a unique grille look and classic proportions.
Detroit star Busse takes it slow at Centro StileMon, 26, Sep 2016
After 10 years designing in Detroit, Klaus Busse says he's been careful not to meddle with the controls too quickly in his new job running Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' historic Centro Stile studio in Italy.
BMW'S NEW INSIDE VIEWMon, 26, Sep 2016
When the creative minds behind BMW's Vision Next 100 sat down to conceive an autonomous driving car of the future, their approach was something of a revolution for the century-old company. Instead of sketching the overhangs, greenhouse or wheel arches in pursuit of the perfect proportions or the sportiest silhouette, they used an entirely different starting point to convey emotion: the interior.
Infiniti sticks to old-school clay modelingSat, 24, Sep 2016
In a world of digital design, old-school clay models may seem an anachronism that will someday fade away. But Infiniti's top designer says the iconic modeling medium is here to stay.
VW considers small crossovers for U.S.Mon, 26, Sep 2016
Volkswagen is pondering a growth plan for North America that includes expansion of its portfolio to lower segments, particularly small crossovers.
Canadian GM workers ratify 4-year labor contractSun, 25, Sep 2016
General Motors workers represented by Canadian union Unifor ratified a four-year contract with the automaker that includes $421 million (C$554 million) in investments and a key change to pension plans for new hires. About 65 percent of workers approved the contract, Unifor said.