Cosworth to build engine parts in suburban DetroitTue, 24, May 2016
Cosworth, an English supplier of electronics and powertrain products to high-performance vehicles, said today it will open a $30 million plant in suburban Detroit to make V-8 cylinder heads for an unnamed manufacturer.
Flex-N-Gate to supply Ford from new Detroit plantTue, 24, May 2016
Auto supplier Flex-N-Gate plans to invest $95 million and buy 30 acres of city land to build a new plant that will create up to 750 jobs in Detroit, after approval today of a $3.5 million performance-based state grant.
Nissan may sell Calsonic Kansei stake to help fund EV research, report saysTue, 24, May 2016
Nissan is mulling selling its 41 percent stake in supplier Calsonic Kansei to raise cash for research and development in electric cars and artificial intelligence, the Nikkei newspaper reported.
S. Korea's Mando said to be in talks to supply parts for Tesla Model 3Tue, 24, May 2016
Mando Corp. is in talks with Tesla Motors to supply parts for its Model 3 car, an industry source said, as it seeks to join other South Korean firms supplying components for Tesla's more affordable electric cars.
Toyota expands Takata airbag recall by 1.6 million vehiclesMon, 23, May 2016
Toyota is recalling almost 1.6 million additional U.S. vehicles for front passenger side Takata airbag inflators that could rupture.
Feds flash their badges on auto dataMon, 23, May 2016
On Feb. 12, some of the auto industry's leading cybersecurity experts gathered at a sprawling FBI complex to meet with an elite digital SWAT team called the Operational Technology Division. It wasn't until a few days later that the significance of the meeting began to sink in.
Mobileye will supply 2 fully autonomous vehicles by 2021Mon, 23, May 2016
Mobileye reveals programs to supply two automakers with fully autonomous drive systems as soon as 2019.
Audi, BMW, Mercedes lead in user-friendly connectivity, study showsMon, 23, May 2016
Audi, BMW and Mercedes lead other automakers in offering easy-to-use connected features, according to a study conducted in European markets, but more needs to be done to make customers aware that of the technology so they don't choose Apple and Google for their Internet-enabled navigation and in-car entertainment.
GM's Cruise Automation tests autonomous Bolt EVsFri, 20, May 2016
General Motors and Cruise Automation have begun testing autonomous prototypes of the Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle. Photos show a white Bolt driving in front of a camouflaged one down the street from Cruise Automation, the San Francisco autonomous vehicle startup that GM bought in March.
AT&T adds connected-car plans, launches first ad campaign aimed at consumersFri, 20, May 2016
AT&T has added Volkswagen and Infiniti to its wireless connected-car program and is introducing a new connected-car data plan for existing tablet or smartphone customers with unlimited plans.
Suppliers question Tesla's ambitious goals for Model 3 outputFri, 20, May 2016
Tesla Motors has surprised auto parts makers with plans to move up high-volume production of the Model 3 to 2018, two years earlier than planned -- an acceleration that supplier executives and industry consultants say would be difficult to achieve and potentially costly.
Panasonic may ramp up investment in Tesla battery plantFri, 20, May 2016
Panasonic is prepared to move up its investment plans for Tesla's battery plant, if needed, to meet strong demand for the EV maker's upcoming Model 3 sedan, an executive at the Japanese electronics group says.