German automakers willing to drop all tariffs with U.S., report says
German automakers would abandon car tariffs between the EU and the United States in exchange for President Trump dropping a 25 percent tax threat on European auto imports,...
Volvo's S60 signals 'dynamic' powertrain changes
The redesigned Volvo S60 compact sport sedan will be Volvo's first U.S.-manufactured vehicle and its first new-generation model to be sold without a diesel variant.
VW board was weak and indecisive over Audi CEO crisis
When a crisis strikes, a company's board must spring into action and take charge to quickly restore confidence.
Genesis, Kia, Hyundai top J.D. Power quality rankings for 1st time
Korean brands secured the top three spots in J.D. Power's annual report card on new-vehicle quality for the first time in the study's 31-year history.
Toyota, pressed to innovate, cuts marketing outlays to fuel r&d
Toyota has begun slashing costs, starting with sales and marketing, and shifting resources into research that will help it keep up with new competitors, Reuters reported,...
Tesla's alleged saboteur sued by carmaker over data theft
Tesla sued a former employee for hacking its confidential and trade secret information, transferring several gigabytes to outsiders along with illicit photos of the...
GM starts work on $65 million parts distribution operation
GM is expanding its ACDelco and Genuine GM Parts operations with a $65 million processing center. The project represents GM's largest outlay for a U.S.
Retailer Prime launches subscription service
The subscription service is part of the growth strategy of parent company Prime Automotive Group, which joins a budding trend of retailers and automakers experimenting with...
BMW launches first U.S. ad from new agency
Goodby, Silverstein & Partners channels Albert Einstein in its first work for BMW since winning the account in March.
GM steps up 3D printing efforts to find new plant efficiencies
General Motors is increasing the use of 3D printing at its plants to streamline operations, which has the potential to save millions of dollars in annual production costs.
Toyota captures data gold mine in $1 billion Grab bet
By pumping $1 billion into ride-hailing company Grab, Toyota stands to gain a passenger-side view of tens of thousands of cars across Southeast Asia.
Porsche buys stake in Croatian electric supercar startup
Porsche has bought a 10 percent stake in Rimac Automobili, a Croatian startup that specializes in superfast electric supercars.
Audi, Hyundai to cooperate on fuel cell vehicles
Audi and Hyundai said they will cooperate on developing fuel cell vehicles.
Continental board plans powertrain IPO, report says
Continental's supervisory board is moving ahead with plans for an initial public offering of its powertrain unit and a new corporate structure by early July, a sign the...
Hackett sought to 'push the edges' of automaker's office design
Ford CEO Jim Hackett stopped a planned 10-year Dearborn campus renovation to give it a 'much healthier' design.
'We're making a big bet on our future,' Ford says of train station, Corktown investment
Ford leaders portrayed the automaker's planned rehabilitation of Michigan Central Station as a pioneering facility akin to the Highland Park and Rouge plants Henry Ford built...
NHTSA orders end to sales of Autopilot Buddy, which disables Tesla safety feature
NHTSA issued a cease-and-desist letter Tuesday to a company selling an aftermarket device that effectively disables a safety feature in Tesla's Autopilot semiautonomous...
VW, Ford eye alliance to develop 'potential products across a number of areas'
Volkswagen and Ford are exploring an alliance to develop and produce commercial vehicles, including vans, and possibly other projects that could strengthen the companies'...
Why buying an old train station will be Bill Ford's greatest act
Ford Motor's purchase of the long-abandoned Michigan Central Station will be Bill Ford's most impactful achievement, no matter how many acts he has left.
Audi suspends Stadler, installs Schot as interim CEO
Audi suspended CEO Rupert Stadler and appointed Bram Schot as an interim replacement effective immediately, a day after Stadler's arrest in connection with a diesel emissions...
Audi's detained CEO, Stadler, questioned by prosecutors, report says
Munich prosecutors questioned Audi's arrested CEO, Rupert Stadler, about the automaker's diesel-cheating scandal on Wednesday, Reuters reported.
Volvo extends global footprint with U.S. factory opening
Volvo is expanding its global manufacturing footprint with the inauguration of its first U.S. assembly plant, where it is investing about $1.
Colorado moves to adopt Calif. emissions standards
Colorado plans to join 12 other states and the District of Columbia in adopting California's low vehicle-emission standards, escalating the political and economic stakes for...
GM, Honda endorse policy accord for EV infrastructure
General Motors, Honda and others endorsed principles meant to guide local, state and federal policymakers on how to develop energy infrastructure for electrified vehicles.
McLaren to open store near Detroit
McLaren is expanding its retail footprint in the United States by partnering with one of the largest dealership groups in the country, the Suburban Collection, for a new...
China to act 'forcefully' on Trump's $200 billion tariff threat
Trade tensions between the world's two biggest economies intensified, with China vowing to retaliate "forcefully" against President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs on...
Ford settles suit with John Cena over sold GT supercar
Professional wrestler John Cena has settled with Ford following the automaker's lawsuit against him for his sale of his 2017 Liquid Blue GT supercar.
Young at heart? Mercedes cultivates its aging work force
Too slow, inflexible, forgetful, always off sick -- those are some attitudes about older workers that Mercedes-Benz is trying to dispel.
Mitsubishi ahead of midterm targets for car sales and profit margin, COO says
It has been a year and a half since Nissan took a controlling stake in Mitsubishi and installed British executive Trevor Mann as its COO.
Has the Jeep Grand Wagoneer missed its moment?
FCA dealers worry that rising interest rates and fuel prices mean the overdue Jeep Grand Wagoneer luxury SUV may have missed the industry's SUV love affair.