Ford to petition to avoid U.S. recall of 2.5 million vehicles
Ford wants to avoid a U.S. recall of about 2.5 million vehicles with Takata airbag inflators that the Japanese auto supplier declared defective last week.
GM puts the brakes on portions of headquarters project
GM has mothballed plans for one of the more eye-catching portions of its 120,000-square-foot addition and renovation of its world headquarters, the Renaissance Center in...
U.S. lawyers suing Volkswagen get $300 million in fees, costs
A U.S. judge approved $125 million for lawyers who sued VW on behalf of owners of 88,000 3.0-liter diesel vehicles over excess emissions.
Fisker, emerging battery supplier Nanotech end JV
A joint venture between Henrik Fisker's new car company and an emerging battery supplier was unplugged before it could ever charge up.
Diesel rescue plan reached in Germany, report says
Automakers and politicians in Germany have agreed to clean up diesel vehicles through software updates as part of a rescue plan for avoiding diesel bans in cities, Reuters...
Ford overhauls design with 2 key teams
Ford is shaking up its design staff to shorten product development cycles and better define the group's overarching strategy with the formation of two key staffs: one...
Lyft outlines self-driving car plans after earlier partnerships
Ride-hailing provider Lyft, emboldened by public stumbles by larger rival Uber, is taking the leap into developing its own fully autonomous vehicles.
Autos loom large in U.S.-Korea trade talks
The Trump administration is attempting to rewrite the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement, much as it is doing through other means with NAFTA.
Magna says Ontario's proposed labor laws make province 'uncompetitive'
Magna says proposed changes to Ontario labor laws would make doing business in the province nearly impossible for the auto parts giant.
UAW, GM 'talking' about impact of slumping car sales on U.S. jobs
The president of the UAW expressed concern about the impact of weak U.S. car sales at GM on auto plants and jobs.
Ford's F-150 police pickup packs 375 hp
Ford, seeking to add to its dominant position in the police vehicle market, has developed the industry's first pursuit-rated pickup, offering 375 hp.
UAW's Williams 'confident' union can win vote at Nissan plant
UAW President Dennis Williams said he feels "very strongly" that Nissan workers in Canton, Miss., will vote early next month in favor of union representation.
Autoliv Q2 net income drops 13.5%
Autoliv said its net income dropped 13.5 percent during the company's second quarter from a decline in North American and Chinese auto production.
Gentex's Q2 profit up slightly with international sales gains
Gentex said its net income jumped 2 percent in the second quarter, repelling the U.S. light-vehicle sales slowdown with growth in international auto-dimming mirror shipments.
Four Audi board members face dismissal, report says
Audi is considering dismissing board members including its sales and production chiefs as a warning to CEO Rupert Stadler, Handelsblatt reported.
Jaguar Land Rover opens first overseas engine plant
Jaguar Land Rover opened its first overseas engine plant, picking China for the investment. China was JLR's fastest growing market in 2016.
Valeo profit up 20% on LED lights, thermal systems
Valeo's first-half profit rose 20 percent as demand for LED lighting and fuel-efficient engine systems helped sales to outpace global auto markets
Ford delays some GT deliveries
Ford has delayed delivery of some GT supercars following supplier constraints and homologation testing issues as part of an extended production ramp-up.
Chrysler will only tout minivan's electric plug in California
Fiat Chrysler has taken a curious approach to marketing the only minivan in the U.S.
BMW sales chief Robertson to retire; Dutch executive Nota is successor
BMW said Ian Robertson will retire as the automaker's sales chief. He will be succeeded by Pieter Nota, who moves to BMW from Dutch electronics and lighting company Philips.
Driverless shuttles tested in Paris in training for U.S. push
Navya, a French maker of driverless shuttles, is training its robot-driven machines to navigate around bankers and corporate directors in Paris, ahead of a push to sell...
Volvo to take stake in Lynk & CO
Volvo will take a stake in sibling brand Lynk & CO, which will rely heavily on Volvo as it prepares to start European and U.S. sales.
Continental to buy 8-10% stake in mapping firm HERE, report says
Continental is in talks to acquire an 8-10 percent stake in the digital mapping firm HERE, which is now controlled by Germany's leading carmakers, a German magazine reported.
Suppliers still wary of border tax
Many Republicans have expressed skepticism or opposition toward the border adjustment tax, but House leaders still are expected to pursue the tax.
VW bondholders can continue lawsuit, judge rules
A federal judge in California allowed some claims to proceed by bondholders who sued Volkswagen AG over its diesel emissions scandal.
GM cleared in first case over updated ignition switch
A federal jury in New York found GM was not to blame for a crash of an Arizona man who alleged that his accident was caused by an updated version of the company's ignition...
BMW moves deeper into Silicon Valley with Shift investment
BMW's venture capital fund poured $38 million in a Silicon Valley online used-car startup focused on younger buyers, the company said Wednesday.
U.S. House panel approves broad proposal on self-driving cars
A House panel approved a major proposal to allow automakers to deploy up to 100,000 self-driving vehicles without meeting existing safety standards and bar states from...
Leasing slips in first half
Leasing fell in the first half of this year from the year-earlier period, the first such drop since the first half of 2012, Edmunds said.
Former Tesla engineers launch high-def mapping company
Computer vision company Lvl5 hopes 3-D maps will replace the need for lidar systems.