Automakers And Suppliers

GM's Korea retrenchment gets an early start

General Motors is already scaling back operations in South Korea ahead of an announced plant closure there in May.

UPDATED: 2/16/18 3:46 pm ET - adds details
UPDATED: 2/16/18 4:25 pm ET - adds Ford, GM shares

Faurecia profit rises 34% in 2017

Faurecia's net income in 2017 climbed 34 percent to 714.5 million euros ($896.4 million), as the supplier saw strong growth across all its main markets.

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VW staff are unconvinced of culture change

Almost two-thirds of VW employees in Germany see no improvement in the automaker's corporate culture nearly two and a half years after its diesel emissions fraud was revealed.

UPDATED: 2/15/18 6:46 pm ET - adds details
Ford to end Focus RS output in April

Ford said it will end production of the popular Focus RS hot hatch on April 6 after a limited run of 50 "Heritage Edition" cars to be sold in the United Kingdom.

BMW makes leaner, sleeker 6-series GT

BMW hopes a more appealing design, greater variability and increased comfort will propel sales of its latest full-size Gran Turismo, which is now sold under the 6-series nameplate.

UPDATED: 2/14/18 4:59 pm ET - adds details
NHTSA falling behind on auto regulations, lawmakers say

Members of a House panel wonder whether NHTSA is stretched too thin to fulfill a growing list of responsibilities for ensuring motor vehicle safety and reducing traffic-related deaths.

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