VW scandal spreading to Audi risks hitting automaker's top profit generatorTue, 27, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group's attempts to contain the fallout from the emissions-cheating scandal suffered setbacks after Audi, the group's biggest profit generator, lost a key engineer tainted by the scandal and a media report suggested its CEO, Rupert Stadler, knew about the cheating back in 2010.
Volkswagen, Bosch oppose request for diesel documentsMon, 26, Sep 2016
Volkswagen AG and auto supplier Robert Bosch have asked a U.S. federal judge to reject requests from European investors and vehicle owners to access more than 20 million pages of records turned over in VW's emissions cheating scandal.
Takata interiors unit being sold to Piston Group, sources sayMon, 26, Sep 2016
Piston Group, the auto supplier owned by former NBA star Vinnie Johnson, is expected to acquire Takata's interiors subsidiary, Irvin Automotive, sources familiar with the deal said.
Magna to acquire German automotive closures manufacturerMon, 26, Sep 2016
Magna International's closures unit agreed to acquire the BÍCO Group of Companies, the Canadian supplier said today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter, Magna said.
Renault-Nissan will allow Microsoft to plug cars into the cloudMon, 26, Sep 2016
Microsoft agreed to provide cloud-computing services for cars made by Nissan and Renault as the manufacturers push ahead with developing connected vehicles.
Takata's search for a savior could drag into next yearMon, 26, Sep 2016
The plan to sell beleaguered Takata to a rescuer, slated by year-end, is likely to extend into next year as some bidders want to drag the airbag maker through bankruptcy to wipe out most of its debt, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Hundreds of recalled Takata airbag parts ruptured in testingMon, 26, Sep 2016
Hundreds of Takata airbag inflators pulled from cars in the auto industry's biggest recall later ruptured in testing, showing the potential risks to drivers.
MG will stop UK productionFri, 23, Sep 2016
MG will stop making cars in the UK this year after its owner, SAIC Motor, decided to move final assembly of the MG3 from Longbridge, central England, to China. The company estimates 25 jobs will be lost.
Automakers tap new partners to bridge tech gapSun, 25, Sep 2016
Automakers are increasingly turning to non-traditional suppliers to bridge the knowledge gap they face as they try to keep pace with rising demand for in-car connectivity and autonomous driving.
Takata failed to report 2003 airbag rupture to NHTSAFri, 23, Sep 2016
Japanese airbag supplier Takata said it failed to inform the U.S. auto safety agency of a 2003 rupture of one of its airbag inflators in Switzerland, according to an internal Takata report released by U.S. regulators on Friday.
McLaren might be the best carmaker Apple can buySat, 24, Sep 2016
McLaren may be the only carmaker that makes sense for Apple to purchase since it has the benefit of being nimble, focused on high-tech and tuned in to the art of aerodynamics.
With a new president, a shift in winds of regulation?Mon, 26, Sep 2016
Key pieces of President Barack Obama's regulatory and policy agenda will soon be handed over to a new administration. And where they go from there could have big implications for the auto industry.