VW settlement promotes technologies sold by competitorsTue, 28, Jun 2016
Volkswagen's $15 billion settlement with the U.S. and California over cheating on diesel emissions includes billions of dollars to support technologies sold by rivals such as General Motors and Toyota.
Canadian auto industry's future at stake in labor talks, Unifor chief saysTue, 28, Jun 2016
Ask Unifor President Jerry Dias what’s at stake in upcoming labor negotiations with the Detroit 3 automakers, and he’ll say it’s nothing less than the future of the Canadian auto industry.
Automakers rank high on annual ad-spending listTue, 28, Jun 2016
The Detroit 3 held their top-10 rankings unchanged on Advertising Age's list of the 200 Leading National Advertisers for 2015. Most other automakers slipped, as companies such as Amazon, Expedia and Merck climbed.
Lyft hires investment banker Qatalyst to explore options, report saysMon, 27, Jun 2016
Lyft, the U.S. ride-hailing startup with ties to General Motors, is working with Qatalyst Partners to explore deal options, a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.
Transmission is no truce for Camaro and MustangMon, 27, Jun 2016
Despite partisan loyalties on each side, starting next year the Chevrolet Camaro will share a transmission with the Ford Mustang.
U.K.-EU breakup threatens a key market and profit centerSun, 26, Jun 2016
The United Kingdom's stunning decision to abandon the European Union could slash automakers' profits by billions of dollars and cut new-vehicle sales by nearly a million units over the next three years, analysts warned.
Fixing Cadillac's problem childMon, 27, Jun 2016
Cadillac is trying to breathe new life into the ATS compact sedan through a series of price and trim-package adjustments for the 2017 model year.
GM plans $290 million upgrade for Corvette plant as rumors swirlFri, 24, Jun 2016
General Motors plans to spend $290 million on its Corvette plant in Kentucky, just as rumors about GM's plans for the next generation of its iconic sports car heat up. GM today said it will “upgrade and modify” the Bowling Green plant's vehicle assembly operations for “technology upgrades and manufacturing process improvements.”
Fiat Chrysler, GM, Toyota near deals to resume Venezuela outputThu, 23, Jun 2016
Fiat Chrysler, GM and Toyota are close to agreeing to resume car production in Venezuela after the government allowed them to sell output in dollars, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the talks.
Automakers on board for new Detroit auto show mobility exhibitThu, 23, Jun 2016
GM, Nissan and Toyota will have a presence at the Detroit auto show's new mobility-themed exhibit in 2017. The auto show is also adding an outdoor driving experience on a 1.5-mile closed loop where manufacturers can demonstrate autonomous technologies.
IIHS may broaden small-overlap ratingThu, 23, Jun 2016
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said it may add passenger-side evaluations to its influential crashworthiness ratings program after it found that several small crossovers showed disparities in driver- and passenger-side protection in the group's tough small-overlap crash test.
More and more, CEO pay is linked to stockMon, 20, Jun 2016
Outgoing Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. CEO Roy Armes topped the list of the 42 highest paid CEOs at publicly traded U.S.-based automotive companies in 2015.