In Columbus, a showdown over shuttles
The controversy pits the Transport Workers Union of America and its 850 Columbus members against an array of public and private transportation groups.
Nissan orange is the new orange
Nicole Fonseca, a 39-year-old Detroiter who studied fashion design at Central Michigan University, was tasked with color and interior design on the redesigned 2019 Nissan Altima.
Kia's K900 gets fine-tuning from Biermann
Kia's next K900 is banking on the influence of German master tuner Albert Biermann.
GM restructures global strategy, EV executives
General Motors is restructuring the leadership of its global strategy and EV units as it begins to deploy at least 20 battery-electric and fuel-cell powered vehicles globally by 2023.
Amazon's Alexa rides shotgun through new Echo Auto device
Amazon's latest aftermarket product, Echo Auto, allows drivers to bring the power of Alexa with them on the road.
California, other states set to challenge Trump over relaxed emissions rules
Democratic leaders in three states warned again Friday they are ready to challenge the Trump administration in court, alleging abuse of power, if it moves ahead with plans to weaken tailpipe emission standards, and they criticized the auto...
Calsonic lines up $5.9 billion for Magneti takeover, report says
Calsonic Kansei has lined up around 5 billion euros ($5.9 billion) in financing from Japanese banks to help fund its proposed acquisition of FCA's Magneti Marelli unit, Reuters reported.
U.S. 'very close' to proceeding with Mexico-only trade deal
The United States is getting "very, very close" to having to move forward on its trade deal with Mexico without Canada, White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said.
The 2019 Nautilus: Lincoln's Cadillac Super Cruise fighter?
Lincoln's new lane-centering technology, when combined with adaptive cruise control, is a similar, more affordable version of Cadillac's Super Cruise -- and should be marketed as such.
Mazda loses 44,000 units of output in Japan because of torrential rains
Mazda said it lost 44,000 units of production, including some output of vehicles bound for the U.S., because of interruption from heavy rain this summer. The disruption will cost Mazda $249 million.
New Ford F-150 ad takes subtle digs at redesigned Ram, Chevy pickups
Ford's latest F-150 commercial reinforces the automaker's leadership without calling out its redesigned rivals by name.
GM suspends work on Chevrolet Niva replacement
GM has suspended work on a planned replacement of its last remaining Russian-built vehicle, the Chevrolet Niva SUV. The Niva is built by Russia's AvtoVAZ.
Tesla's head of supply management departs, report says
Tesla's purchasing chief is leaving the company, according to people familiar with the matter, as CEO Elon Musk struggles to contain an exodus of senior executives.
Vehicle loss from Florence expected to be a fraction of Harvey's impact
While the damage is certainly bad for people in the coastal region of the Carolinas, Florence's impact on the vehicle market is expected to pale in comparison to last year's Hurricane Harvey.
Nissan recalls over 215,000 vehicles in U.S. for fire concern
Nissan is recalling 215,124 vehicles in the U.S. over an anti-lock brake pump defect that may increase the risk of a fire. Nissan told owners to park their vehicles outdoors.
Longtime Ford finance whiz Schloss to retire
Neil Schloss, the treasurer who helped Ford steer through the Great Recession without going into bankruptcy, will retire at the end of the year after 36 years with the company.
Tesla Model 3 aces NHTSA's crash tests
The Tesla Model 3 sedan has been awarded five stars in all crash tests conducted by NHTSA.
Magna selling fluid pressure, controls unit to South Korean supplier for $1.23 billion
About 4,200 Magna employees at 10 operations in North America, Europe and Asia will transition to Hanon Systems in one of the biggest acquisitions of an overseas car parts unit by a South Korean company.
Tesla's retail strategy questioned by Jackson
Tesla could have avoided its recent struggle delivering cars to customers quickly if it hadn't insisted on handling its own retailing, AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson said.
Volvo's Polestar unveils subscription, retail plans for North America
Volvo's Polestar brand announced details of the framework it will use to promote sales for its new electric cars, the Polestar 1 and Polestar 2.
Aston Martin to expand hypercar lineup with '003'
Aston Martin plans to expand its hypercar lineup with a coupe code-named the 003. Sales of the 003 will be limited to 500 units and its price is expected to be below that of its sister model.
Aston Martin plans October IPO worth up to $6.7 billion
Aston Martin says it is seeking a valuation of up to 5.07 billion pounds ($6.7 billion) from a public stock offering in October. The automaker is expected to publish a prospectus on Thursday.
VW rejects Trump envoy's take on Iran pullout
Volkswagen rejected a report suggesting it had decided against doing business in Iran after coming under pressure from Donald Trump's ambassador to Germany, saying its position had not changed.
GM ignition switch criminal case dismissed
A federal judge in New York dismissed a criminal case brought against General Motors in 2015 over the company's handling of an ignition-switch defect linked to 124 deaths.
CarMax, other stores reopen as Florence lingers
Major retailers such as CarMax and Sonic saw little damage from Florence. Local dealers in hard-hit areas were less fortunate.
Cadillac to expand V-series performance subbrand
Cadillac is expanding its V-series performance subbrand starting with the arrival of the CT6-V in the spring. The V-series expansion comes as Cadillac prepares to introduce a new or redesigned vehicle every six months through 2021
Lincoln MKT to linger on as livery staple
The MKT, known almost exclusively for commercial fleet sales, will remain in Lincoln's lineup after its replacement, the Aviator, debuts next year.
Jackson: Auto industry is 'freaking out' over the prospect of tariffs
The auto industry fears that President Donald Trump's threats to place tariffs on vehicles coming into the U.S. could drive the economy into a recession, the head of the largest auto retailer in America said.
NAFTA deal unlikely this week, raising tariff fears
NAFTA talks are picking up again but a deal is unlikely to be reached this week -- increasing the odds the latest deadline will be missed amid Donald Trump's threat to freeze Canada out.
ZF plans $14 billion autonomous vehicle push, concept van
German auto supplier ZF Friedrichshafen said it is developing its own self-driving vehicle technology in the latest sign of how technology shifts are upending traditional roles in the auto industry.