Nissan to bring Sentra EV, Leaf to China in electrification blitz
Nissan is accelerating its global electrification blitz by adding a pure EV version of the Sylphy small car in China as it chases global sales of 1 million electrified vehicles by 2022.
Lexus ES redesign goes sportier with F Sport edition
Lexus is so confident in the performance chops of its redesigned ES sedan that it is giving the remake of one of its frumpiest nameplates an F Sport version for the first time.
Audi recalling 1.16 million vehicles worldwide over coolant pump issue
Audi said it was recalling more than a million vehicles worldwide because of concerns that an electric coolant pump could overheat or short-circuit from moisture within the pump and pose a fire risk.
Once an industry joke, electric buses start to dent oil demand
Suddenly, buses with battery-powered motors are a serious matter with the potential to revolutionize city transport -- and add to the forces reshaping the energy industry.
Flying taxi start-up hires designer behind modern Mini, Fiat 500
Lilium, a startup with ambitions to put electric "flying taxis" in the air next decade, has hired Frank Stephenson, the designer behind several iconic cars such as the Mini, Fiat 500 and McLaren P1.
Melrose gets green light from UK for GKN takeover
UK Business Minister Greg Clark said there were no national security grounds to intervene in turnaround specialist Melrose's takeover of British auto supplier GKN.
Ferrari pushes possible EV launch beyond 2022
Ferrari Chairman Sergio Marchionne says the supercar brand will not launch a full-electric car until after its next business plan ends in 2022.
Mercedes seeks to keep China luxury lead with stretched A class
Mercedes aims to widen the brand's appeal to Chinese buyers with a long-wheelbase version of its latest A class.
PSA first-quarter revenue jumps 42% on Opel-Vauxhall acquisition
PSA revenue rose 42 percent to 18 billion euros ($22 billion) in the first quarter, lifted by its acquisition of Opel-Vauxhall last year.
Mercedes-Maybach bets on a hybrid SUV-sedan
Mercedes is betting on a hybrid SUV-sedan to attract wealthy Chinese buyers to its Maybach ultraluxury brand.
GM, Volvo team with Amazon to deliver packages to customers' cars
General Motors and Volvo have partnered with Amazon to offer customers in-vehicle delivery of packages in the United States.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Review of mpg rules is necessary
I find there is some truth to Gina McCarthy's comment about the current administration wanting to roll back a fair number of the previous administration’s policies.
Gentex Q1 net income up 14 percent despite production glitch
Gentex said its first-quarter net income surged 14 percent from a year earlier as the mirror and electronics supplier managed to boost mirror deliveries despite a production glitch.
U.S. court blocks Trump effort to delay boost in 'gas guzzler' fines
Automakers will face steeper penalties if they fall short of annual federal fuel economy targets after an appeals court blocked a Trump administration move to delay a scheduled increase in the fines.
Infiniti readying new platform for electrified cars
Nissan's Infiniti luxury brand will introduce an all-new platform for its entire range when it shifts to exclusively electrified powertrains in 2021.
Trump may tie Mexican immigration control to NAFTA
President Trump threatened to make Mexican immigration control a condition of a new NAFTA agreement, saying the southern neighbor must stop illegal immigrants from getting into the United States.
Toyota Avalon gets price bump after redesign
The fifth-generation Toyota Avalon that goes on sale next month as a 2019 model shares almost nothing with the previous generation, including the pricing.
GM Korea, union reach tentative wage deal to avert bankruptcy
GM's South Korean unit said that it has reached a tentative wage deal with its labor union, meeting a key condition laid down by the automaker to prevent it filing for bankruptcy.
Activist investor turns up heat on Hyundai
Activist hedge fund Elliott Management dismissed Hyundai Motor Group's restructuring plan as insufficient on Monday and called on the South Korean conglomerate to adopt a holding company strategy and appoint more independent board members.
No thanks, Ford says to 9-speed offered by GM
Ford has elected not to use GM's nine-speed transmission out of the box, opting instead for two new eight-speed transmissions on vehicles such as the Ford Edge, Ford Transit Connect and Lincoln Nautilus.
Cadillac polishes all-new, 3-row SUV
Cadillac's next all-new vehicle -- the XT6 -- is taking shape and taking to the road for testing.