GM making big changes to lighten pickups
It would be the largest-scale automotive application of carbon fiber, whose long, labor-intensive production process and high cost relative to steel and aluminum have limited its use mostly to luxury vehicles and sports cars.
Marketplace showcases GM's remote update capability
Over-the-air updates are seen as a key part of connected and autonomous vehicles, as they allow companies to refine their systems over time and provide real-time updates when needed.
Lamborghini bets on power with Urus SUV
Lamborghini's 650-hp, $237,000 Urus is poised to enter at the top of the ultraluxury SUV segment, which already includes the Bentley Bentayga and Mercedes-Benz G 65 AMG, with Aston Martin, Ferrari and Rolls-Royce poised to enter the fast-growing sector .
Costs sink Sommer, but ZF committed to autonomous
Boardroom unease over ongoing acquisitions just brought down ZF's CEO. But the parts giant knows it must press on to be a true global autonomous vehicle competitor.
Porsche crossovers may go EV, coupe route
Porsche will make a final decision next year whether to build full battery-electric and coupe versions of its Cayenne and Macan crossovers.
New AMG 53 line launching in 2018
The Mercedes-AMG CLS53 will go on sale in the U.S. by the end of 2018, kicking off a new line in the AMG performance stable.
Mini's switch to electrics hinges on 2019 launch
The Mini brand is contemplating going all electric, but a decision won't be made until early next decade.
Intel-Nvidia rivalry gets chippy
Trying to figure out who is in the lead takes patience and math skills.
The last Oldsmobile heads to auction
The last Oldsmobile to come off the line is headed for the auction lane.
GM'S DAN AMMANN: Becoming a leader in emerging tech
Dan Ammann helped General Motors through bankruptcy as a Wall Street banker. As GM's president, he's helping to prepare the automaker for unprecedented technological change.
Aston: How will Lagonda shape up?
As if plotting to challenge Ferrari in the midengine supercar arena wasn't difficult enough, Aston Martin also is brainstorming how best to break the stranglehold Rolls-Royce and Bentley have on the ultraluxury sedan market.
DMVs find a way to boost recall repair rates
Recall compliance rates quadrupled this year in Vermont and nearly doubled in the District of Columbia after they started listing unrepaired defects on residents' annual vehicle inspection reports, a study commissioned by American Honda found.
VW executive convicted in U.S. may seek transfer to Germany, paper says
VW executive Oliver Schmidt, convicted in the U.S. for his role in the automaker's emissions scandal, may ask to serve his prison sentence in Germany, a report said.
Nissan's robotaxi field-test to be challenge to Waymo
Nissan steps its challenge to Waymo in the race for self-driving cars with plans to field-test robotaxis in downtown Yokohama early next year.
Tennessee plant may be VW's EV factory
By building EVs at its plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., Volkswagen is hoping to get a better return on its billion-dollar investment in the facility.
Toyota Avalon relaunch signals faith in sedans
As market-preference pulls further away from sedans, Toyota is redesigning the Avalon as a sign of faith for the segment.
Mayors, industry press Congress to keep EV rebate in final tax bill
Electric vehicle and clean-energy proponents are urging Congress to preserve a consumer tax credit they insist is critical to mass adoption of the technology.
U.S. transportation chief Elaine Chao to keynote AutoMobili-D expo
Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao will give the keynote speech at the Detroit auto show's AutoMobili-D exposition in January.
Canadian ambassador to U.S. hopeful for NAFTA deal by March
Canada's ambassador to the U.S. said he thinks reaching a March target to revamp NAFTA is still possible.
GM Canada proposes renewable energy plant to power St. Catharines factory
GM Canada is proposing to build a 6.4 megawatt power plant that will use renewable landfill gas as fuel to generate electricity for its St. Catharines factory and offset rising energy costs.
AutoCanada gets OK to own GM dealerships
AutoCanada can take full control of General Motors stores now that the automaker has lifted its ban on public ownership.