U.K.-EU breakup threatens a key market and profit centerSun, 26, Jun 2016
The United Kingdom's stunning decision to abandon the European Union could slash automakers' profits by billions of dollars and cut new-vehicle sales by nearly a million units over the next three years, analysts warned.
New Toyota r&d unit bulks up, defines its agendaSun, 26, Jun 2016
Six months on the job, Toyota Motor Corp.'s top visionary for new mobility is spelling out priorities and ambitions, promising new safety technologies for cars within five years and envisioning a time when even children are chauffeured solo in autonomous vehicles to soccer practice.
BMW workers try on an Iron Man suitSun, 26, Jun 2016
BMW experiments with an exoskeletal device to fight U.S. worker fatigue.
Mercedes says it's ready for transformative eraSat, 25, Jun 2016
Mercedes-Benz executives say they're well-positioned to capitalize on technological and demographic changes that will transform the industry over the next 10 years.
Nissan's to-do list: Range, autonomySat, 25, Jun 2016
Nissan will introduce two new technologies this year to move the needle on CEO Carlo Ghosn's goal of making Nissan a leader in electric vehicles and self-driving cars.
Bentley: Yes, we're still in the sedan bizSat, 25, Jun 2016
Despite the popularity of the Bentayga crossover, Bentley says the Mulsanne sedan will remain king of its lineup.
Legal hassles possible for U.S. companies in wake of BrexitFri, 24, Jun 2016
International automotive companies should prepare for tricky legal issues -- especially on trademarks and trade treaties -- as the United Kingdom exits the EU. That's the advice from Jeff Sadowski, a suburban Detroit patent attorney for Howard and Howard.
Penske Automotive, Group 1 shares plunge after Brexit voteFri, 24, Jun 2016
Shares of Penske Automotive Group and Group 1 Automotive, two of the three largest U.S. dealership groups, fell Friday to their lowest levels since February on concerns over the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union.
UK 'Leave' vote deflates hopes for U.S.-EU trade dealFri, 24, Jun 2016
Britain's looming exit from the European Union is another huge setback for negotiations on a massive U.S.-EU free trade deal that were already stalled by deeply entrenched differences and growing anti-trade sentiment on both sides of the Atlantic.
GM plans $290 million upgrade for Corvette plant as rumors swirlFri, 24, Jun 2016
General Motors plans to spend $290 million on its Corvette plant in Kentucky, just as rumors about GM's plans for the next generation of its iconic sports car heat up. GM today said it will “upgrade and modify” the Bowling Green plant's vehicle assembly operations for “technology upgrades and manufacturing process improvements.”
UAW cancels strike after tentative agreement reached with supplier SakthiFri, 24, Jun 2016
The UAW and aluminum castings supplier Sakthi Automotive Group agreed on Thursday to a tentative labor agreement after the union earlier this week threatened a strike.
FCA accused of concealing defect in Jeep Grand CherokeeThu, 23, Jun 2016
Jeep Grand Cherokee owners filed suit in California against Fiat Chrysler, accusing the company of concealing and failing to fix a shifter design defect linked to driverless rollaway accidents, including the death this week of "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin.