KKR to acquire auto assets from S. Korea's LS Group for $943 millionJuly 27
Corporate buyout firm KKR said it agreed to buy auto parts and materials businesses from South Korea's LS Group for 1.05 trillion won ($943 million).
Mazda lifts veil on CX-8 crossover for JapanJuly 26
Mazda has given a better idea of what its Japan-only, three-row crossover is going to look like.
Mitsubishi quarterly operating profit rebounds following scandalJuly 25
Mitsubishi's operating profit surged nearly fivefold in the latest quarter, rebounding from a year earlier when earnings were broadsided by a fuel economy scandal.
Autos loom large in U.S.-Korea trade talksJuly 21
The Trump administration is attempting to rewrite the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement, much as it is doing through other means with NAFTA.
Australian man likely 18th death from faulty Takata airbagsJuly 22
An Australian man who died in a Sydney car crash may be the 18th death linked to faulty Takata airbags, after police said he was killed when hit in the neck by shrapnel from an airbag.
Victims' lawyers say unjust to halt U.S. airbag cases vs. carmakersJuly 18
Lawyers for people injured by Takata's defective airbags told a judge there was "no basis" for an "unjust" request by the company's U.S. unit to halt hundreds of consumer lawsuits.
Audi made an ad in China comparing a wife to a used car -- it's not going over wellJuly 18
In an Audi commercial from China, a mother-in-law interrupts a wedding ceremony to inspect the bride, checking whether she's up to standard. The scene was used in an ad promoting used Audis.
Honda will import SUVs into Europe from JapanJuly 18
Honda will import the two SUVs it sells in Europe, the CR-V and the HR-V, from Japan to help boost capacity utilization at factories in its home market.
First Shift: Daimler facing emissions-violations probeJuly 13
Daimler facing emissions-violations probe in Germany; China accelerating switch to EVs; Korea gets look at new Kia Stonic; KC Crain named president of Automotive News parent.
Faurecia will supply seats to GM's China JVJuly 11
Faurecia has formed a tie-up with supplier Liuzhou Wuling to build seats for GM's joint venture with SAIC in China.
Cooper-Standard expects to double China sales in 4 yearsJuly 10
Cooper-Standard expects to double China revenues by 2021 by expanding output of sealing, fuel system and anti-vibration components to meet rising auto production, CEO Jeffrey Edwards said.
EU, Japan hail trade deal as Trump rebukeJuly 7
EU and Japanese leaders endorsed a preliminary free-trade agreement as they seek to counter Donald Trump's protectionist stance. The pact will end Europe's 10% import duty on vehicles from Japan.