FCA recalls 4.8 million U.S. cars, light trucks to fix software flaw
Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million U.S.
Big dealership groups have significant import exposure
Tesla settles class action lawsuit over 'dangerous' Autopilot
Tesla reached an agreement to settle a class action lawsuit with buyers of its Model S and Model X cars who alleged that the company's assisted-driving Autopilot system was...
In race for self-driving cars, automakers turn tables on Apple, Waymo
A few years ago, Apple was in the driving seat as it sought to carve out self-driving deals with automakers including Volkswagen. Now the tables have turned.
California's top air regulator takes swipe at Trump
California's top air-quality official disputed the Trump administration's description of a meeting about the future of fuel economy standards, suggesting it was actually a...
Tony Merpi, advertising and marketing executive for Automotive News, dies
The energetic, good-humored native of Detroit was an endless source of marketing and promotional ideas — a sales executive who loved the automotive industry and, above...
Texas dealership Mac Churchill Acura files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
A dispute between majority and minority owners over the sale of Mac Churchill Acura of Fort Worth, Texas, has led to the store filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Next-gen Toyota Corolla hatch to start at just over $20,000
Toyota's redesigned Corolla hatchback, aimed at first-time buyers and manual-transmission fans, will go on sale in showrooms this summer for $20,910 for the entry-level...
Daimler faces recall of over 600,000 Mercedes diesel models, report says
Daimler faces a recall of more than 600,000 diesel-engine vehicles including Mercedes C-class and G-class models because of suspected emissions manipulation, a German...
Novelis expands in China amid trade friction
Novelis is investing about $180 million to double its automotive aluminum body sheet capacity in China, as it seeks to tap demand from the country's growing electric vehicle...
EPA, U.S. monitor rap pace of culture change at VW
A top EPA official says he is not satisfied with Volkswagen AG's efforts to improve accountability after the company's sweeping diesel emissions fraud and violations, a...
Elon Musk, in latest Tweet storm, channels Caesar, Soviet era media
Elon Musk, barely a month after his behavior on an earnings call shook investor confidence, hit out on Twitter with a series of combative posts this week, leaving many...
Toyota will build fuel cell stack plant in Japan
Toyota plans to build a plant to manufacture hydrogen fuel cell stacks, a key component of fuel cell vehicles, as it seeks to increase global annual sales of the vehicles to...
Roger Penske, Jack Roush named to NASCAR Hall of Fame
Longtime race team owners Jack Roush and Roger Penske have been elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame's Class of 2019.
GST AutoLeather emerges from bankruptcy with new owner, leadership
Car seat leather supplier GST AutoLeather emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy under new private equity ownership and leadership.
Study: New-vehicle buyers downplay fuel prices
Most new-vehicle buyers say the recent fuel price surges will unlikely influence their vehicle purchasing decision, a new study indicates.
Safety-minded Volvo takes some chances
Volvo hopes so as it takes bold steps to re-establish itself as more than a niche brand for staid college professors and safety-obsessed parents.
Startup aims to eliminate need to visit dealership to buy new, used cars nationwide
Joydrive wants to become the first nationwide platform that allows buyers to complete their transactions without setting foot in a dealership -- for new and used cars.
Nissan parents to benefit from Milk Stork partnership
The automaker is offering a shipping benefit for employees working and traveling in North America with Milk Stork, the only breast milk shipping company in the United States.
JLR to spend $5.3 billion on new models, tech
Jaguar Land Rover will spend about $6 billion in the current financial year on new models and technologies as the luxury carmaker looks to spur sales that grew at a slower...
Ghosn: It'll take time to get Renault-Nissan deal right
Carlos Ghosn tamped down expectations of a quick deal to combine Nissan and Renault, saying the specter of failed mergers in his industry loomed large.
Donald Trump does a favor for BMW and Mercedes
The biggest beneficiaries of President Donald Trump's drive to get China to "play fair" on trade are automakers such as BMW and Mercedes, which export expensive sedans and...
Fiat Chrysler launches U.S. media agency review
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said it is beginning a media agency review in the United States. The incumbent is Interpublic's UM.
Germany's Grammer buying Toledo Molding & Die in $271 million deal
German auto supplier Grammer AG is more than doubling its presence in North America with the $271 million acquisition of Toledo Molding & Die Inc.
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Three steps to evolve auto retail marketing
Auto brands need to get organized and aligned internally to allow for a complete view of the customer. This is especially important today.
Bracken retiring from Lexus, to be succeeded by deputy David Christ
David Christ, who switched from the Toyota Division to Lexus at the start of this year, will succeed his boss, Jeff Bracken, who is retiring as head of Lexus' United States...
Uber pulls up in Japan with taxi-hailing service
Uber plans to launch its first taxi-hailing pilot service in Japan that will connect passengers to other taxi providers, as it seeks to expand in the country where the firm...
Taiwan's Yageo to buy U.S. electronic components firm for $740 million
Taiwan's Yageo said it would buy Pulse Electronics for $740 million, marking its biggest deal ever as it looks to expand in the United States and Europe.
Musk admits Tesla Model 3 braking issue, promises fix
Tesla CEO Elon Musk admitted there was a braking issue with the Model 3 sedan, pointed out by Consumer Reports, and said it can be fixed with a firmware update.
$1 billion in payouts for supplier price-fixing
As the largest price-fixing case in U.S. history winds down, one thing is clear: Auto suppliers that conspired with competitors to rig their bids are paying a hefty price.