Honda to resume Civic sedan output in Japan; weighs U.S. exportsThu, 12, Jan 2017
Volkswagen executives indicted by S. Korea prosecutorsWed, 11, Jan 2017
South Korean prosecutors indicted seven current and former executives and employees of Volkswagen Group's local unit for alleged violation of the Clean Air Conservation Act and other charges as part of a year-long investigation into emissions cheating at the group.
Ford's China sales rise 14% in '16 to a record 1.27 million new vehiclesFri, 06, Jan 2017
GM moving forward on sale of Indian car plant to China's SAICFri, 06, Jan 2017
S. Korean Volkswagen exec gets jail term in emissions scandal falloutFri, 06, Jan 2017
Lincoln triples China salesThu, 05, Jan 2017
Ford's Lincoln luxury brand set a sales record in China in 2016, increasing threefold from a year ago. Lincoln sold 32,558 vehicles in the world’s largest auto market last year, compared to 11,630 sold in 2015.
Korea bans sales of some BMW, Porsche, Nissan models in emissions probeMon, 02, Jan 2017
South Korea banned the sale of 10 models built by BMW, Porsche and Nissan after an investigation found the automakers fabricated documents related to emission tests. The three manufacturers were slapped with total fines of $5.9 million.
Japan's once-dominant carmakers face big pay hikes to lure tech talentThu, 29, Dec 2016
Attracting the best information technologists is becoming increasingly important in Japan for Toyota, Honda Motor and Nissan as they seek a bigger share of revenue from IT-driven services such as ride-sharing and cloud-based monitoring of vehicles.
Blindsided by SUV boom, Hyundai Motor trims costs, perksMon, 26, Dec 2016
Headed for a fourth straight annual profit decline, Hyundai Motor is trimming its cost fat. The automaker has been hit by its exposure to weak emerging markets and a product lineup that features more sedans than SUVs, just as SUVs have become more popular.
GM joint venture fined $29 million by China for monopolistic pricingFri, 23, Dec 2016
China will fine General Motors' joint venture 201 million yuan ($29 million) for monopolistic pricing, state television reported on Friday, ending speculation after an official warned of penalties against a U.S. carmaker.
Lincoln expects to triple China salesFri, 23, Dec 2016
China to set communication standard for autonomous cars after 2018Wed, 21, Dec 2016
China will revisit in 2018 the standards for vehicle-to-vehicle communication that are vital for driverless cars and lay out a common national standard after that, the chief of the Society of Automotive Engineers of China said today.