Ford preps new engine, transmission for '17 F-150 Raptor, 3.5-liter EcoBoost modelsTue, 03, May 2016
More pieces of the Ford F-150 puzzle are coming together. The redesigned 2015 F-150 received aluminum body panels instead of steel. For 2017, two models will get a new powertrain.
Subaru updates 2017 Forester for quieter cabinTue, 26, Apr 2016
Subaru is revamping the Forester crossover for 2017 with subtle exterior changes, such as a new grille, headlights and front bumper cover, and additional cabin refinement designed to reduce the road noise that was a common complaint on previous versions.
GM to build new engine line in Tennessee, create 800 jobsWed, 27, Apr 2016
General Motors plans to spend $789 million to prepare its Spring Hill, Tenn., plant for production of a new engine program, creating nearly 800 jobs, GM said today.
What FCA employees need to hear from their leadersSun, 24, Apr 2016
Fiat Chrysler's year-long obsession with a merger is taking a toll within the company in ways that don't show up on the balance sheet.
What's behind the Clarity's quirky looks?Sat, 23, Apr 2016
The upcoming Honda Clarity fuel cell sedan is not the prettiest car Honda ever designed. But engineers and designers say its looks were dictated by their mission to make the Clarity the ultimate green car.
Ford pays $200,000 to check out a Tesla Model XWed, 20, Apr 2016
Ford paid $199,950 -- $55,000 more than the sticker price -- to buy one of the first SUVs made by Tesla Motors, according to vehicle registration documents obtained by Bloomberg.
Elio Motors sets up suburban Detroit center to assemble test vehiclesWed, 20, Apr 2016
Elio Motors, the Arizona startup planning to begin commercial production of its oft-delayed three-wheeled vehicles next year, said today it will assemble test vehicles in suburban Detroit.
Apple sets up lab in Germany to help develop iCar, paper saysWed, 20, Apr 2016
Apple has established a team of "young, progressive" automotive experts in Berlin to work on its electric iCar and may build the vehicle with Magna Steyr in Austria, a German paper said.
P3 unveils r&d center in suburban Detroit, plans to add 100 jobsWed, 20, Apr 2016
Global consulting firm P3 unveiled a Mobility Innovation Center near Detroit today and said it plans to hire 100 employees in its automotive division by the end of this year.
Siemens, Valeo partner to produce EV motorsMon, 18, Apr 2016
German engineering giant Siemens and French auto supplier Valeo are teaming up to make motors for electric and hybrid cars. The venture will develop, market and sell high-voltage electric motors, range extenders and chargers used in electrified cars and light commercial vehicles, the two companies said Monday.
Volvo adds performance targets to marginMon, 11, Apr 2016
Volvo Car USA has revamped its dealer margin, tying part of it to performance, says its U.S. chief.
Uber hires top Ford electrical engineerThu, 07, Apr 2016
One of Ford’s top electrical engineers has left the automaker to help the ride-hailing company Uber pursue self-driving vehicles. Uber said it hired Sherif Marakby as vice president of global vehicle programs.