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Former Chrysler chief Bob Nardelli was named chairman of Ioxus, a company that develops transportation power storage technologies and alternative energy.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 9:38 pm
Former GM purchasing chief Bo Andersson has returned to the auto industry to lead European operations for Japanese auto supplier Yazaki.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 9:35 pm
The Consumer Federation of America released data it says show that the value of fuel savings from higher mpg outweighs the added cost of vehicles with fuel-saving technology.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 8:36 pm
FCA is recalling 7,802 Dodge Challengers in the U.S. because the cars may roll after being parked. FCA will update vehicle software to help ensure the vehicles are in "park."
Posted: July 24, 2017, 6:51 pm
Ford says the freshened 2018 Mustang will be its fastest pony car ever, going from 0 to 60 in under 4 seconds with its new optional "drag strip" mode.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 6:00 pm
Toyota, off to a slow start selling its car of the future on one U.S. coast, is struggling even to get started on the other.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 2:30 pm
The $129,000 EMotion EV -- due out in 2019 -- is touted as having a top speed of 161 mph, a more than 400-mile electric range and rapid-charging capabilities of 125 miles in 9 minutes.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 5:01 am
Ford Motor Co. has overhauled its design team amid new CEO Jim Hackett's quest to transform the automaker into a leaner, quicker-thinking organization.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 5:01 am
The reality of NAFTA after 23 years of integration is that no single country can dictate new terms for the deal, because all have much to lose, from manufacturing in Mexico and agricultural exports in the U.S.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 5:01 am
The Chevy Impala -- one of GM's longest-running and most-recognized names, a car that logged more than 1 million U.S. sales in 1965 -- appears unlikely to survive much longer.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 5:01 am
BMW of North America says it is investigating claims of racism and sexism in its Mini division after a decadelong temporary worker lodged a federal complaint.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 5:01 am
Infiniti has killed its QX70 midsize crossover, effective immediately, as it prepares to shift more attention to other crossovers.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 5:01 am
More than three quarters of Buick's U.S. sales now come from the Encore and two larger crossovers. The changes have helped Buick double its global sales volume since 2010.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 5:01 am
Across segments from subcompact to full-size, average transaction prices for SUVs and crossovers in the first half of 2017 ran well higher than similar-size sedans and hatchbacks, an analysis of Kelley Blue Book data shows.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 5:01 am
The legislation borrows heavily from the wish list of automakers and tech companies that want leeway to operate on highways without being tied too closely to rules designed for vehicles controlled by humans.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 5:01 am
When vans come in for service, they typically require more attention than noncommercial vehicles because they generally perform more demanding work with heavier loads.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 5:01 am
Though lidar technology solves many problems of current sensor technology, it still hasn't met the requirements for mass production for vehicles #8212; even after decades of development.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 5:01 am
Some, but not all, Dodge dealers are seeking market adjustments that would nearly double the price for the limited-edition drag racer.
Posted: July 23, 2017, 5:01 am
GPB Capital, a private-equity group, has quietly grown to 66 dealerships. Now they're ready to start talking about who they are and how they operate.
Posted: July 23, 2017, 5:01 am
A review of the data points to a company that either didn't accurately know what it was selling month to month or was playing fast and loose with its fleet sales.
Posted: July 23, 2017, 5:01 am
An Australian man who died in a Sydney car crash may be the 18th death linked to faulty Takata airbags, after police said he was killed when hit in the neck by shrapnel from an airbag.
Posted: July 22, 2017, 3:39 pm
Alberto Bombassei, the man behind those bright red and yellow Brembo brake calipers, joined three other legends into the Automotive Hall of Fame.
Posted: July 22, 2017, 5:01 am
Vehicle subscription services are emerging as a new slice of the car-sharing market, and industry leaders are still trying to figure out which model will work best.
Posted: July 22, 2017, 5:01 am
A U.S. judge approved $125 million for lawyers who sued VW on behalf of owners of 88,000 3.0-liter diesel vehicles over excess emissions. Lawyers got another $175 million in a previous related case.
Posted: July 21, 2017, 8:26 pm
Autoliv said its net income dropped 13.5 percent during the company's second quarter from a decline in North American and Chinese auto production.
Posted: July 21, 2017, 7:50 pm
A joint venture between Henrik Fisker's new car company and an emerging battery supplier was unplugged before it could ever charge up.
Posted: July 21, 2017, 7:36 pm
Ride-hailing provider Lyft, emboldened by public stumbles by larger rival Uber, is taking the leap into developing its own fully autonomous vehicles.
Posted: July 21, 2017, 5:57 pm
Ford wants to avoid a U.S. recall of about 2.5 million vehicles with Takata airbag inflators that the Japanese auto supplier declared defective last week.
Posted: July 21, 2017, 5:57 pm
Gentex said its net income jumped 2 percent in the second quarter, repelling the U.S. light-vehicle sales slowdown with growth in international auto-dimming mirror shipments.
Posted: July 21, 2017, 5:24 pm
GM has mothballed plans for one of the more eye-catching portions of its 120,000-square-foot addition and renovation of its world headquarters, the Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit.
Posted: July 21, 2017, 4:28 pm
The Trump administration is attempting to rewrite the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement, much as it is doing through other means with NAFTA.
Posted: July 21, 2017, 3:54 pm
Ford is shaking up its design staff to shorten product development cycles and better define the group's overarching strategy with the formation of two key staffs: one covering cars and crossovers, and another handling trucks, SUVs and commercial...
Posted: July 21, 2017, 5:01 am
The president of the UAW expressed concern about the impact of weak U.S. car sales at GM on auto plants and jobs.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 9:07 pm
Ford, seeking to add to its dominant position in the police vehicle market, has developed the industry's first pursuit-rated pickup, offering 375 hp.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 6:53 pm
Ford has delayed delivery of some GT supercars following supplier constraints and homologation testing issues as part of an extended production ramp-up.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 5:25 pm
UAW President Dennis Williams said he feels "very strongly" that Nissan workers in Canton, Miss., will vote early next month in favor of union representation.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 4:57 pm
Continental is in talks to acquire an 8-10 percent stake in the digital mapping firm HERE, which is now controlled by Germany's leading carmakers, a German magazine reported.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 2:28 pm
Fiat Chrysler has taken a curious approach to marketing the only minivan in the U.S. that can run on a rechargeable battery: just call the Pacifica model a hybrid, and leave out the plug-in part.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 12:00 pm
An aggressive corporate lobbying effort to derail a Republican-backed border tax has forced lawmakers working on tax reform to seek alternatives, said Kevin Brady, chairman of the tax-writing U.S. House Ways and Means Committee.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 11:28 pm
Many Republicans have expressed skepticism or opposition toward the border adjustment tax, but House leaders still are expected to pursue the tax.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 9:19 pm
A federal judge in California allowed some claims to proceed by bondholders who sued Volkswagen AG over its diesel emissions scandal.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 8:36 pm
A federal jury in New York found GM was not to blame for a crash of an Arizona man who alleged that his accident was caused by an updated version of the company's ignition switch that did not adequately fix the flaws in a previous model.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 7:06 pm
BMW's venture capital fund poured $38 million in a Silicon Valley online used-car startup focused on younger buyers, the company said Wednesday.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:44 pm
A House panel approved a major proposal to allow automakers to deploy up to 100,000 self-driving vehicles without meeting existing safety standards and bar states from imposing driverless car rules.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:35 pm
Leasing fell in the first half of this year from the year-earlier period, the first such drop since the first half of 2012, Edmunds said.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 4:00 pm
The Regal Sportback, a hatchback that is replacing the Regal sedan for 2018, will start at $25,915, including shipping, with a base 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 3:00 pm
The fire broke out when a janitor was cleaning in the service building at Buff Whelan Chevrolet and spilled cleaning supplies, causing what the fire chief called a "big ball of flame to erupt."
Posted: July 19, 2017, 2:56 pm
Advocates for the estimated 1.3 million legally blind people in the U.S., and millions more with other disabilities, have joined automakers and technology companies in lobbying Congress to help spur the roll out of self-driving vehicles.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 12:22 pm
Online used-vehicle retailer Carvana is opening up shop in Detroit, its 32nd U.S. market, vowing to relieve consumers of the need to spend time at dealerships.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 11:00 am
FCA and Santander's experience in subprime illustrates the industry's controversial involvement in the subprime sector.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:01 am