GM rides North America to record post-Chap. 11 netMon, 25, Jul 2016
General Motors, riding profitable North American retail sales, posted second-quarter net income that more than doubled to $2.87 billion, as revenue rose 11 percent to $42.37 billion.
While looking back, Nader looks forwardSun, 24, Jul 2016
It takes a surprisingly small number of people to change the world - and that's one thing consumer advocate Ralph Nader, who was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame last week, wishes more people realized.
The coming clash over MPG rulesMon, 25, Jul 2016
Agencies hailed the 1,217-page draft Technical Assessment Report's findings as evidence that the industry is ahead of schedule in complying with the Obama administration's ambitious National Program of harmonized greenhouse gas and fuel economy regulations. But the report also noted that if the 2025 model year standards remain unchanged, the industry won't reach the 54.5-mpg fleet target.
FCA recalling 410,000 vehicles for software, wiring issuesFri, 22, Jul 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said it is recalling nearly 410,000 vehicles worldwide because of a defect that can lead to a loss of propulsion.
Auto industry should enlist hackers to aid in cybersecurity, panelists sayFri, 22, Jul 2016
If the auto industry wants protection from the most talented players in the cybersecurity field, then it needs to attract hackers, panelists said today at the Billington Global Automotive Cybersecurity Summit.
When 'Unsafe at Any Speed' sped awayMon, 25, Jul 2016
Ralph Nader's landmark 1965 book on auto safety, Unsafe At Any Speed, had a very bumpy ride to the publisher.
Mexico's awakening is good all aroundMon, 25, Jul 2016
The belated awakening of Mexico's new-vehicle marketplace is a big deal. It's good news all around, something that ought to put smiles on the faces of everybody in the global auto industry.
Fuel economy report shows just what the industry can doMon, 25, Jul 2016
Last week's draft report on the auto industry agreement on fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions provides a helpful reminder of what happens when automakers and regulators have the courage to question their assumptions.
Mexico emerges from 'lost decade'Mon, 18, Jul 2016
For years, Mexico, with the second-largest economy in Latin America, at times was lucky to sell a million new vehicles a year locally while it exported twice that number. Now, the narrative has flipped.
Volvo plans self-driving car by 2021 to challenge BMWFri, 22, Jul 2016
Volvo plans to sell a model able to pilot itself down the highway by 2021. The carmaker needs expertise in software and cloud services and is looking into various partnerships, CEO Hakan Samuelsson said.
GM may recall another 4.3M vehicles for Takata airbags; cost could reach $550 millionThu, 21, Jul 2016
General Motors said in a securities filing on Thursday it may be forced by U.S. regulators to recall another 4.3 million vehicles for Takata airbag inflators -- a call-back that would cost it $550 million.
No auctions for this used-car managerMon, 25, Jul 2016
A pre-owned sales manager at a Buick-GMC dealership in Ohio pays staffers $200 when they find the vehicles he wants.