A better way to avoid America's 'chicken tax'Sat, 03, Dec 2016
Ford open to deals with Trump to keep jobs in U.S., Fields saysFri, 02, Dec 2016
Ford is willing to work with Donald Trump to keep jobs in the U.S. if he puts the right policies in place, CEO Mark Fields said. Ford still plans to move its Focus compact and C-Max hybrid to Mexico from a Michigan factory, but the company believes it can work with the new president to encourage economic growth in the U.S.
Ford CEO sees ‘pressure’ on business without softer mpg rulesFri, 02, Dec 2016
Ford plans to lobby President-elect Donald Trump to soften U.S. and state fuel-economy rules that hurt profits by forcing automakers to build more electric cars and hybrids than are warranted by customer demand.
Barra named to Trump panel on U.S. economy, jobsFri, 02, Dec 2016
Mexican officials hail NAFTA as critical to U.S.Thu, 01, Dec 2016
Mexican auto industry officials defended NAFTA as critical to U.S. economic competitiveness as they braced for talks between the Mexican government and Donald Trump's 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.