Apple taps BlackBerry talent as car project takes software turn, report saysThu, 28, Jul 2016
Apple hired the former head of BlackBerry's automotive software division as new leadership at the iPhone-maker's car team places increased emphasis on developing self-driving technology, people familiar with the project told Bloomberg.
BorgWarner adjusted Q2 earnings improve 9% as drivetrain business soarsThu, 28, Jul 2016
BorgWarner reported adjusted earnings of $327.6 million in the second quarter, a 9 percent increase from the year-earlier period. Net income rose 11 percent to $164.4 million in the second quarter, the company said in a statement.
Mercedes pulls ad challenged by safety groupsThu, 28, Jul 2016
Mercedes-Benz USA is pulling an ad for the redesigned 2017 E-class sedan after consumer and safety advocates on Wednesday called the spot misleading in its depiction of the vehicle’s driver-assist systems.
Ford posts 9% decline in Q2 profit, warns of challenges aheadThu, 28, Jul 2016
Ford today said its second-quarter profit fell 9 percent to $1.97 billion and warned that the rest of the year would be “much weaker than normal” as U.S. demand softens and the automaker launches redesigned versions of its heavy-duty pickups.
Lear Q2 earnings rise on gains in both seating and electronicsThu, 28, Jul 2016
Lear reported a 55 percent increase in net income during the second quarter, thanks mostly to improvements in the company's seating and electronics units. The $282 million second-quarter net income rose sharply from $182 million last year.
Visteon says it booked record $1.6 billion in new business during Q2Thu, 28, Jul 2016
Visteon reported stronger earnings and piled up a record amount of new business during the second quarter, the automotive electronics supplier said Thursday.
Group 1's Q2 profits flat, hit by storm expensesThu, 28, Jul 2016
Group 1 Automotive's net income rose 0.6 percent in the second quarter to $46.6 million, largely buoyed by its parts and service and finance and insurance operations. Its new-vehicle retail sales in the U.S. declined, but profits per unit retailed rose.
Lithia's Q2 net rises 0.4% on used, service and parts gainsThu, 28, Jul 2016
Lithia Motors' second-quarter profit and revenue increased, mostly as a result of gains in volume of used-vehicle sales and service and parts business.
Sonic Automotive's Q2 net income surges 54%Tue, 26, Jul 2016
Sonic Automotive's adjusted net income surged 54 percent in the second quarter to $22.8 million, largely on cost controls, as revenue and new-vehicle unit sales fell.
Penske Automotive's Q2 net slips 0.7% on currency, interest costs.Thu, 28, Jul 2016
Penske Automotive's net income in the second quarter eased 0.7 percent from the year-earlier quarter to $95.0 million, on currency losses and higher floorplan and other interest costs.
Wells Fargo faces U.S. probe over soldiers' car seizures, report saysThu, 28, Jul 2016
Wells Fargo is facing a U.S. investigation into whether it improperly repossessed cars owned by members of the military, two people with knowledge of the probe told Bloomberg.
GM unveils plan to add minority dealersMon, 25, Jul 2016
GM laid out an aggressive plan at the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers conference to add 10 minority-owned dealerships per year, net, to its retail network for the next five years.