Convalescing Marchionne likely to miss FCA Q2 earnings call, report says
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne likely will miss the automaker's planned July 25 announcement of its second-quarter earnings as he recovers from recent surgery, according to an Italian media report.
Hyundai launches digital showroom on Amazon
Hyundai has launched a digital showroom on the Amazon Vehicles research hub, the first automaker to create such a page on the massive shopping site.
Ford bumps up the price for upcoming Edge ST
Ford's upcoming 2019 Edge ST -- the automaker's first crossover to carry a performance badge -- will cost about $1,500 more than the outgoing Edge Sport trim it replaces.
Aston Martin's 'sports car for the skies'
Aston Martin designed and engineered a futuristic personal aircraft it has dubbed "a sports car for the skies."
Audit report faults U.S. oversight of auto safety recalls, Takata inflators
A government audit faulted NHTSA's oversight of auto recalls and said the agency's “delayed action” may have hindered the callbacks of vehicles with defective Takata airbags.
U.S. tariffs may raise cost of insurance, parts, drive up auto thefts
A threat by the government to impose tariffs of up to 25 percent on imported auto parts could hit American consumers in unexpected ways: higher repair costs, insurance premiums and even the theft of more cars for their parts, the industry...
Brose expects $5 million in costs this year from Trump's tariffs
Brose Group CEO Kurt Sauernheimer and Brose North America President Frank Lubischer talked tariffs, technology production and emissions with reporters Wednesday.
GM claims mural is an 'architectural work' in copyright infringement case
GM, fighting a lawsuit claiming it unlawfully used an outdoor mural in its advertising, contends that since the mural is painted on an "architectural work," the automaker cannot be held liable for copyright infringement.
Trump says U.S. may have separate trade deal with Mexico
President Donald Trump said he may prioritize a bilateral trade deal with Mexico over Canada and that he's building a good rapport with Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
Penske to install Reynolds' docuPAD in 130 U.S. stores
Penske Automotive Group will install Reynolds and Reynolds Co.'s docuPAD systems in its new-vehicle stores in the U.S., deepening its relationship with Reynolds.
Ford recalls 550,000 Fusions, Escapes for potential rollaway risk
Ford is recalling nearly 550,000 2013-16 Fusion sedans and 2013-14 Escape crossovers for a potential rollaway risk because of faulty shifter cable bushings.
Musk apologizes to British diver for words 'spoken in anger'
Elon Musk apologized to one of the rescuers of the Thai youth soccer team, British diver Vern Unsworth, after the Tesla CEO labeled him a pedophile in a now-deleted Twitter post.
Thyssenkrupp moves toward possible breakup as CEO, chairman depart
Thyssenkrupp -- a key supplier of automotive steel -- could be moving closer toward breaking up after its CEO and chairman both resigned in opposition to the proposed split of the conglomerate.
Continental prepares IPO for powertrain unit in mid-2019
Continental AG, the world's fourth-largest auto supplier, is moving ahead with an initial public offering of its powertrain unit and new corporate structure in the company's biggest overhaul in decades.
Chevy enters viral video list with 'New Couple'
Chevrolet edges its way onto our viral video chart this week at No. 9 with "New Couple," the latest in its series of "real people, not actors" commercials.
Sonic warns of earnings hit on 'lower' BMW, Honda spiffs
The country's fifth-largest dealership group said lower manufacturer-to-dealer incentives will dampen second-quarter and full-year profits, with continued margin pressure expected on Honda and BMW sales in the third quarter.
PSA Group eyes 15 possible states for sales
PSA Group has narrowed to 15 states its top picks as possible points of entry for U.S. sales as the French carmaker continues to develop its return to North America.
Automakers unite to oppose tariffs but worry administration has mind made up
The auto industry plans a full-court press this week to inform Congress about how the Trump administration is unfairly exploring possible light-vehicle tariffs, and whether the White House is abusing its trade authority.
Bridge promises new trade gateway for automakers in U.S., Canada
The groundbreaking for a major bridge between Canada and the U.S. signaled the beginning of a project that will ultimately open a new gateway for automotive trade between the countries.
AutoGravity CEO Andy Hinrichs departs
AutoGravity co-founder and CEO Andy Hinrichs has left the company to pursue other opportunities. He will be replaced by Alex Mallmann, former head of Mercedes-Benz Auto Finance China.
Subaru's redesigned '20 Legacy spotted
The redesigned 2020 Subaru Legacy is poised to be the next model designed and engineered off the brand's new global platform.
Self-driving bill critics oppose maneuver to clear Senate
Safety and consumer advocates are urging senators to reject a parliamentary maneuver to secure passage for stalled legislation governing self-driving cars.
Mobiliti acquires subscription service Condor Detroit
In a push to expand its subscription offerings as it makes its foray into Michigan, app-based Mobiliti has acquired subscription service Condor Detroit.
U.S. online travel giant invests $500 million in China's Didi
Chinese ride-hailing app Didi has received a $500 million investment from U.S. travel firm Booking Holdings, in a boost for its aggressive plan to enter new markets outside of China.
EPA's new chief to meet California regulator over emissions, mpg goals
California's top air-quality official will meet with the EPA's new acting chief on Tuesday, the first meeting between two regulators who disagree over the Trump administration's plan to weaken light-vehicle fuel efficiency regulations.
Europe seeks talks with Trump over auto tariffs, report says
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will meet President Trump in Washington next week to explore the possibility of starting negotiations on reducing car tariffs for several key trade partners, Bloomberg reported, citing...
VW Group names Porsche exec as strategy chief
Volkswagen AG named Porsche executive Juergen Rittersberger as its new head of strategy. He replaces Thomas Sedran, who will lead the group's commercial vehicles division.
BMW gets right for potential stake in Chinese battery giant
BMW is the first overseas automaker to get a potential toehold in Chinese electric-car battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology, with rights to invest as much as $427 million.
Ex-Apple engineer pleads not guilty in trade secret theft case
A former Apple engineer charged with stealing driverless car secrets for a Chinese startup pleaded not guilty in federal court in San Jose, Calif.
Ford agrees to $299.1 million Takata 'economic loss' settlement
Ford agreed to a $299.1 million so-called economic loss settlement covering at least 6 million U.S. vehicles with potentially faulty Takata airbag inflators, court documents show.