GM's European slog

Since General Motors' decision to keep the Opel division following its 2009 bankruptcy, the company has had a revolving door of executives and a tough time finding traction in the crowded European market.

 

Ingredients to 50-plus mpg

Key pieces of the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze diesel's 52-mpg highway results.

Bob White, founder of the Canadian Auto Workers, dies at 81

Bob White became the first president of the CAW after he and assistants Buzz Hargrove and Bob Nickerson successfully managed to break away from the UAW in 1985.

CEO: Aston doesn't need merger to survive

Cooperation with a larger automaker, however - gaining access to large automaker technologies - is Aston Martin's path to future success, CEO Andy

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GM's European slog

Since General Motors' decision to keep the Opel division following its 2009 bankruptcy, the company has had a revolving door of executives and a tough time finding traction in the crowded European market.

Audi fires 4 engineers from diesel division

Audi, which has been caught up in parent VW Group's emissions-cheating scandal, has fired four engineers from its diesel division. The dismissed engineers include the automaker's engine development chief and a former head of emissions in the U.S., a report said.

CEO: Aston doesn't need merger to survive

Cooperation with a larger automaker, however - gaining access to large automaker technologies - is Aston Martin's path to future success, CEO Andy Palmer told the first Automotive News Canada Congress here last week.

Canada likes where it stands in NAFTA talks

Ontario Minister of Economic Development Brad Duguid said Canada is “fortunate” to begin a NAFTA dialogue with the Trump administration “from a position of absolute strength.”

Baker 'put Land Rover on the map'

Bill Baker, the legendary PR man who played a key role in Land Rover's successful return to the U.S. in 1986, died Thursday, Feb. 16, at his home near Laguna Niguel, Calif. He was 72.

Buick relying less on Opel, more on China

Buick's sales success and product expansion in recent years have been driven by General Motors' decision to incorporate platforms and vehicles from GM's Adam Opel subsidiary into the brand's lineup.

How Ford made it work in Europe

General Motors hasn't made money in Europe since Bill Clinton was president. If the world's third-largest auto-maker fails to unload its Opel European division on PSA Group, it could look to its crosstown rival in Dearborn, Mich., for an example of how to right the ship.

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