Auto industry cash flows point to historic electionSun, 23, Oct 2016
Elections swing back and forth, but the race for campaign cash from the auto industry is typically no contest. Republican nominees for president have raked in seven-figure sums from auto industry donors in each election cycle since 2000. This year is different.
Barra made Clinton's long working list for VP pickTue, 18, Oct 2016
General Motors CEO Mary Barra was listed among 39 potential candidates to be Hillary Clinton's running mate in a hacked email released today by WikiLeaks.
Trump, Clinton stick to convention with campaign vehiclesSun, 16, Oct 2016
In the most unconventional of presidential campaigns, the two major party candidates' choices of vehicles have been decidedly conventional.
PSA plans 2,000 job cuts amid Brexit, diesel decline fearsMon, 17, Oct 2016
PSA plans to cut more than 2,000 jobs, around 3 percent of its workforce, in France next year amid uncertainty over the effects of Brexit and falling diesel sales, a French radio station said.
Ghosn's Brexit fears ease after meeting with Britain's PMFri, 14, Oct 2016
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn said he was confident the U.K. would remain a competitive place to do business after meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday. Ghosn had earlier warned that the Japanese automaker could halt investment in its British car plant after the country's Brexit vote.
Congresswoman raises concerns about VW settlement oversightSat, 08, Oct 2016
A settlement with U.S. regulators gives Volkswagen too much authority over how to spend $2 billion on electric vehicle technology, a U.S. congresswoman from California said this week in a letter.
Bill Ford met with Trump over 'infuriating' Mexico commentsWed, 05, Oct 2016
Ford Motor Executive Chairman Bill Ford has met with Donald Trump to talk about the Republican presidential candidate's extensive criticism of the automaker's investments in Mexico. Ford said Trump's comments have been "infuriating" and "frustrating."
Brexit anxiety decreasing but not goneMon, 03, Oct 2016
With new-car sales in Europe back on track, the industry appears to be shrugging off some of its anxiety about Brexit, the decision by U.K. voters in June to exit from the European Union.
After Nissan ultimatum, Jaguar Land Rover says Brexit must be fair for allFri, 30, Sep 2016
Jaguar Land Rover said it will "realign its thinking" on investment after Britain's vote to leave the EU. The automaker also said that If Nissan gets a Brexit compensation deal, then other automakers would need a level playing field.
Ford's Fields says Trump accusations about jobs are 'really disappointing'Wed, 28, Sep 2016
Ford CEO Mark Fields said he's disappointed by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's accusations that the automaker is moving jobs to Mexico and reiterated that the transfer of small-car production will result in “zero” job loss in the U.S
Why does politics leave this industry so tongue-tied?Mon, 26, Sep 2016
For the third consecutive presidential election cycle, the automotive industry and its business practices have been thrust into the middle of a political fight.
Audi seizes on Clinton-Trump debate with new adMon, 26, Sep 2016
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump won't be the only man and woman dueling on TV on Monday night. Audi is seizing on the highly anticipated presidential debate by running a new ad showing two hotel valets battling to get behind the wheel of an Audi RS 7.