Nissan, Infiniti shuffle finance unit executives
Mark Kaczynski, after six years as president of Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp., is leaving his post to become vice president of administration and finance for Infiniti Motor Co., effective Aug. 1.
U.S. judge allows some VW investor diesel claims to proceed
A U.S. judge in California allowed some claims to proceed by investors who sued VW over its diesel emissions scandal, but agreed to the automaker's request to dismiss parts of the lawsuit.
Toyota's Kentucky plant launches 2018 Camry
Toyota launched production of the re-engineered 2018 Camry at its plant in Kentucky, which is undergoing a major overhaul to move the sedan to the company's new global architecture.
Cadillac partners with helicopter app in N.Y., gives free charters
Eight New Yorkers with good timing who want to flee to the Hamptons this summer could arrive via helicopter paid for by Cadillac.
BMW, with eye on Tesla, to introduce electric 3 series, report says
BMW plans to introduce an electric version of the 3 series in September, a move designed to fend off rival Tesla, a German newspaper reported.
Autoliv to consolidate four operations into single site near Detroit
The North American unit of Sweden's Autoliv plans to invest $22.6 million to consolidate four operations into one location near Detroit.
Calif. weighs making electric cars cheaper off the lot
The federal tax credit for electric car purchases has an end in sight, but California doesn't want demand for the zero-emission vehicles to meet the same fate.
BMW to streamline car equipment levels to pay for r&d
BMW will streamline its manufacturing process, offering fewer variants of engines and equipment, to offset high r&d spending through 2019, the German carmaker's finance chief said.
Ford issues recall for 402,000 vans, will take $142 million charge
Ford issued three recalls in North America, led by a callback of 402,462 Transit vans that will cost the company $142 million. Ford said the affected vans have a faulty driveshaft flexible coupling.
Takata stock falls 69% to record low
Takata shares tumbled as much as 69 percent to a record low as the Tokyo Stock Exchange removed daily limits on the stock's price declines following the company's bankruptcy protection filings.
Jaguar's 592-hp XE will be brand's quickest road car
Jaguar plans to build just 300 units of the 592-hp XE SV Project 8, the brand's most powerful road car to date. The model has been developed as a halo car for the entry-level XE range and as an advert for JLR's Special Vehicle Operations unit.
VW debt outlook raised to stable from negative by Fitch
Volkswagen Group's debt outlook was raised to stable from negative at Fitch Ratings, which said the bulk of operational and financial risks from the carmaker's diesel-emissions scandal are now known.
PSA plans 'hands off' self-driving cars after 2020
PSA says it is committed to developing Level 3 autonomous driving, which allows hands-off capability but requires the driver to take back control at any time, even as some automakers say they will move directly to Levels 4 and 5, which give the car full autonomy.
Drive.ai raises $50 million in new funding
The self-driving startup raised $50 million in a second round of funding as the Silicon Valley company prepares to deploy its technology in pilot vehicles later this year.
U.S. plaintiffs' lawyers warn of automaker role in Takata bankruptcy
Lawyers for people injured by exploding Takata airbags told a U.S. bankruptcy court judge that the company's restructuring plan is being skewed to benefit automakers over victims.
Key Safety plans to drop Takata name, boost airbag ties with Daicel
Key Safety Systems Inc., the U.S. airbag maker that agreed to buy Takata, plans to unify the products under its own brand and expand ties with other inflator suppliers including Japan’s Daicel.
U.S. House panel spars over self-driving car rules
Republicans and Democrats in Congress sparred on Tuesday over U.S. states setting rules for testing and deployment of self-driving cars.
FEV North America to expand vehicle testing at new tech center
The cornerstone of FEV North America's expanded suburban Detroit campus will be a vehicle emissions test center -- adding to its existing prototyping, design and development facilities.
Ford hikes Expedition pricing across all trims
The Ford Expedition's first redesign in 20 years will be priced $4,500 to $8,500 more than the current model.
Ford hatching Ranger Raptor variant, spy photos show
Ford is hatching plans for a Raptor performance variant of the forthcoming Ranger midsize pickup, based on spy photos taken near the company's product development center in Michigan.
Ram spy photos hint at longer wheelbase, split tailgate
Some features of the next-generation Ram 1500, an apparent longer wheelbase and a new tailgate that folds down and splits in the middle to provide closer access to the bed, have emerged based on new spy photos.