Hyundai r&d chief: No fear of Apple, GoogleSat, 23, Jul 2016
Google won't challenge old-school metal-benders by trying to make cars, says Hyundai Motor Group's global r&d chief.
Diesels still coming to America, Mazda saysSat, 23, Jul 2016
While diesel-powered Mazdas haven't made a U.S. debut yet, the automaker still plans on offering them stateside.
Maven chief drives GM in a new directionSat, 23, Jul 2016
Julia Steyn, who is leading GM's various experiments in vehicle sharing and transportation services under the Maven brand, says she's encouraged by the early results.
FCA cites 124 dealerships for excellence in customer sales, serviceFri, 22, Jul 2016
A new awards program by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has encouraged many of its dealerships to raise their scores in surveys of service customer satisfaction -- in some instances to historically high levels -- the automaker says.
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.
For Elon Musk, Tesla's impresario, the latest act falls flatFri, 22, Jul 2016
The hints, the tweets, the will-he-or-won't-he suspense. It was classic showman Elon Musk. Then his much-hyped 1,500-word manifesto dropped and -- whiff.
Suspect in shooting of 2 UAW officials in Chicago pleads not guilty to attempted murderThu, 21, Jul 2016
The man who allegedly shot two UAW local officials outside of a union hall in Chicago was charged with eight counts of attempted murder. William Cowart, 50, was also charged last week with two counts of aggravated battery and two counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm.
Axalta acquires United Paint's automotive coatings businessFri, 22, Jul 2016
Axalta Coating Systems has acquired United Paint and Chemical's automotive interior coatings business. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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.
Samsung invests $449 million in China's BYDFri, 22, Jul 2016
Samsung pursued a stake in EV specialist BYD after an affiliate was among foreign battery makers left off a list of suppliers approved by China, where sales of EVs are surging and the government has sped up construction of charging points. For Samsung, the foray into the auto industry is also a way to help make up for declining growth in hardware businesses such as televisions and smartphones.
Automotive Hall of Fame mulls move to downtown DetroitFri, 22, Jul 2016
After nearly 20 years in Dearborn, Mich., the Automotive Hall of Fame's president says it's time to move the museum to downtown Detroit.
Autoliv net income gains 8.5% in Q2 as airbag business growsFri, 22, Jul 2016
Swedish safety products supplier Autoliv said it posted gains across all its product lines during the second quarter as it generated more airbag business than expected in the wake of the Takata recall crisis.