Mexican officials hail NAFTA as critical to U.S.Thu, 01, Dec 2016
Mexican auto industry officials vigorously defended the North American Free Trade Agreement as critical to U.S. economic competitiveness as they braced for talks between the Mexican government and Donald Trump's incoming administration over the accord's future.
Mopar chief Gorlier has CEO chopsMon, 14, Nov 2016
Pietro Gorlier has run an innovative business unit at Fiat Chrysler that has expanded and made lots of money and touches every facet of the company around the world. So why isn't Mopar's chief the front-runner for Sergio Marchionne's seat? He might be.
There's room on the road for all ZEVsMon, 21, Nov 2016
Given the challenges we face progressing toward a cleaner transportation future, pitting fuel cell vehicles against battery electric vehicles is detrimental to advancing all zero emission vehicles and meeting greenhouse gas reduction goals.
Volvo picks McDonald's exec as first chief digital officerThu, 01, Dec 2016
Volvo has named Atif Rafiq its first chief digital officer, luring the longtime Silicon Valley executive from McDonald's, where he built the fast food giant's digital unit from scratch. Rafiq, who starts Jan. 2, will succeed Klas Bendrik.
Penske acquires used-only dealership groupThu, 01, Dec 2016
Penske Automotive Group is adding used-only vehicle dealerships. The nation’s second-largest auto retailer has signed a deal to acquire CarSense, a stand-alone retailer of used vehicles with stores in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and southern New Jersey.
Primer for the new president, if only he would listenMon, 28, Nov 2016
If you ask Donald Trump, he just saved thousands of U.S. jobs that big, bad Ford Motor Co. was about to move from Louisville, Ky., to Mexico. To borrow a line from his recent debate performances: Wrong.
Trump plans to nominate Wilbur Ross to head U.S. Commerce DepartmentWed, 30, Nov 2016
President-elect Donald Trump said today he plans to nominate billionaire investor and auto supplier executive Wilbur Ross as Commerce secretary and Todd Ricketts, co-owner of the Chicago Cubs baseball team, as deputy Commerce secretary.
Akio Toyoda will head Toyota's EV divisionWed, 30, Nov 2016
Safety groups challenge NHTSA on automatic-braking pactWed, 30, Nov 2016
Auto safety and consumer advocacy groups have sued the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in a bid to force the agency to decide whether to require automatic braking systems on all new light vehicles.
Trump to nominate Elaine Chao for transportation postTue, 29, Nov 2016
Jay Leno launches line of vehicle-care productsMon, 28, Nov 2016
Jay Leno's career as a car guy is expanding beyond his well-known vehicle collection and national TV show. Jay Leno's Garage -- Advanced Vehicle Care launched Friday, Nov. 25, with a seven-piece vehicle care kit.