Audi on fuel cells: Maybe later
The tepid outlook from one of the world's largest automakers could ripple across the industry by slowing or discouraging the adoption of fuel cell technology, which will...
Dealership becomes disaster shelter
What began as a favor to one employee ended up being extended to almost 40 more people, including children, six dogs, six cats and a pet rat.
U.S. study argues for tougher rules of origin under NAFTA
Seeking to bolster its case for tougher rules of origin under NAFTA, the Trump administration released a new study that shows U.S.
California sets demands for emissions talks with automakers, White House
California may reopen discussions on its greenhouse gas limits for cars and trucks for 2025, so long as automakers and the Trump administration embrace significantly tougher...
Sporty Toyota line will make waves in U.S.
Toyota debuts a GR sports car series for Japan and beyond. The U.S. may not get the name, but its future products will get a healthy dose of the line's sporty spirit.
Consumers Union wants mpg ratings for heavy-duty pickups
Consumers Union is pressing the government to publish and require fuel-economy estimates for heavy-duty pickups, after its tests found diesel-powered trucks underperformed...
CarMax Q2 profit rises despite hit from Harvey
CarMax's net income rose 12 percent in its fiscal second quarter as the largest used-vehicle retailer in the U.S. saw only a "modest" loss of sales from Hurricane Harvey.
Bentley CEO to step down, report says
Bentley Motors CEO Wolfgang Duerheimer is planning to step down and will be replaced by Adrian Hallmark, currently head of strategy at British rival Jaguar Land Rover, a...
Uber stripped of license to operate in London
Unions, lawmakers and cab drivers have blasted Uber over working conditions and Transport of London said the Silicon Valley technology giant was not fit and proper to hold a...
How EVs could create the biggest disruption since the iPhone
With a little help from ride-hailing and self-driving technology, electric cars could be poised to shake up the auto industry as dramatically as Apple's iPhone did to the...
Daimler, BYD plan new EVs for China
Daimler and BYD plan to expand their cooperation in China to bring new electric models to market under the Denza brand. Currently Denza sells just one model.
Employee meetings with CEO aim to soften VW's image
VW aims to overcome a reputation as a secretive and autocratic company by introducing a "Meeting Mueller" program which allows employees to pose questions directly to the CEO.
Waymo's Krafcik, coach Saban to keynote 2018 NADA
Waymo CEO John Krafcik and University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban will give keynote speeches at the 2018 NADA convention in March in Las Vegas.
Strike at Chevy Equinox plant pinches GM powertrain output
General Motors is reducing production at powertrain factories in Canada and the U.S. as a result of a strike at the Chevrolet Equinox plant in Ontario, now in its fourth day.
Fiat Chrysler recalls 50,000 Pacificas for seat belt issue
FCA is scheduled to recall 50,000 Pacifica minivans following a report that "extreme handling maneuvers" could cause a second-row seat belt to unbuckle.
Daimler plans $1B investment in Ala. to build EQ electric utility vehicles
Daimler AG is investing an additional $1 billion in its U.S. factory in Vance, Ala.
Mitsubishi to beef up U.S. marketing, hires new agency
Mitsubishi, now under Nissan's control, is beefing up its marketing plans in the United States and has hired Butler Shine Stern & Partners to handle creative, social and...
Best self-driving tech going nowhere as rules stall under Trump
The technology that gives cars superpowers to see around corners and through walls won't be on the first self-driving rides hitting the road in the next few years.
Ford expands use of augmented reality for design
Ford is hoping to speed up vehicle design time and supplement traditional techniques like clay modeling with a new-age technology: augmented reality.
Self-driving startup Quanergy explores IPO, report says
Quanergy Systems could be the first initial public offering to emerge from a fleet of autonomous driving technology companies, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with...
Volvo, taking aim at Lexus, BMW and Audi, packs XC40 with firsts
Volvo breaks new ground with the XC40, its first model in the fast-growing premium compact crossover segment that will challenge the Lexus NX, BMW X3 and Audi Q3.
Tesla, AMD partner to develop chip for autonomous cars
Tesla is working with Advanced Micro Devices to develop its own artificial intelligence chip for self-driving cars, CNBC reported, citing a source familiar with the matter.
Mechanics' union encouraged by new contract with Chicago-area dealerships
The union representing Chicago-area mechanics is encouraged by its new contract with local dealerships. The contract, signed Sunday, ended a seven-week strike.
PSA will launch EV versions of Peugeot 208, 2008 and DS 3 Crossback
PSA will launch full-electric versions of its Peugeot 208 and DS 3 Crossback cars in 2019. The Peugeot 2008 will get an EV option in 2020.
Delphi, BlackBerry form partnership on turnkey self-driving software system
Delphi Automotive has entered into a commercial partnership with BlackBerry for the development of its turnkey automated driving platform.
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Automakers survey earthquake damage in Mexico
Automakers were surveying plants in central Mexico for earthquake damage on Wednesday, with Nissan evacuating two facilities while VW and Audi temporarily halted production...
Fake charity was tied to UAW-FCA scam, prosecutors say
Federal prosecutors seized $292,000 funds they allege were laundered through a fake hospice center in connection to corruption scandal by UAW and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles...
New diesel cars no better for environment than gasoline counterparts, German officials say
New diesel cars do not produce less of the environmentally damaging carbon dioxide than gasoline vehicles, a group of newspapers cited the German Transport Ministry as saying.
Wanna sell cars? No, job seeker study finds
A Cox study found job seekers' interest in working at a dealership jumps when told they won't have to sell cars, while most dealers don't have a staffing strategy.
Toyota supplier Toyotetsu expanding in Ontario to supply new Lexus, RAV4
Toyota supplier Toyotetsu is transferring stamping work to Ontario from Kentucky to supply the new Lexus RX.