IIHS: Lane departure warning, blind spot detection reduce crashes
Lane departure warning and blind spot detection systems significantly prevent crashes, according to two new IIHS studies.
Key Safety CEO resigns as final Takata deal looms
Key Safety Systems CEO Jason Luo is resigning as the supplier inches closer to finalizing a $1.59 billion deal to acquire the embattled Japanese airbag supplier Takata Corp.
Fiat Chrysler considers Maserati, Alfa spinoffs to boost value, report says
Fiat Chrysler is considering spinning off Maserati and Alfa Romeo as well as its components operations as it seeks to focus on mass-market cars to make FCA more attractive...
Audi to pad nameplates with more numbers
Beginning with the launch of the redesigned A8 sedan this year, Audi is adding a two-digit subdesignation to 2018 models to delineate respective power output, regardless of...
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Jeep pickup to carry Scrambler badge, report says
According to information obtained by the Jeep Scrambler Forum, Jeep's Wrangler-based pickup will be called the Scrambler -- recalling the original CJ-8 Scrambler, a...
True price of an Uber ride in question as investors assess firm's value
What is the true cost of an Uber ride? That simple question is often lost among the many controversies facing the ride-services company.
Ferrari takes wraps off new entry-level Portofino
Ferrari unveiled the Portofino, its new entry-level model that will replace the California.
Mexico, Canada dismiss Trump threats to scrap NAFTA trade pact
Mexico and Canada dismissed U.S. President Donald Trump's latest threat to scrap NAFTA, describing it as a negotiating tactic.
Audi aims to hike EV range with solar-embedded panoramic roofs
Audi and China's Hanergy Thin Film Power Group plan to develop a panoramic glass roof with solar cells to help boost the driving range of the upcoming automaker's electric...
Asbury CEO Monaghan will retire; COO Hult moves up
Asbury Automotive CEO Craig Monaghan will step down Jan. 1 after nine years leading the public dealership group. COO David Hult will replace him.
South Korea rejects U.S. request to revise trade agreement
South Korea rejected a United States proposal to revise a five-year-old trade deal as the Trump administration pushed for major changes it says will cut its trade gap with...
Rock Connections to handle used car sales calls for Vroom
Rock Connections is adding online used car retailer Vroom to its client list as the downtown Detroit call center continues to expand its local workforce.
Audi expected to replace 4 board members by Sept.
Audi's management will be reshuffled by the start of the Frankfurt auto show in mid-September, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, with four of the board's seven...
Michigan lawmakers must turn over correspondence to Tesla, judge rules
A federal magistrate ordered two Michigan lawmakers to hand over correspondence to Tesla regarding the state's law prohibiting direct-to-consumer sales as the company fights...
Ford to set up JV in China to make all-electric vehicles
Ford is preparing to set up a joint venture with Chinese automaker Anhui Zotye Automobile to manufacture all-electric vehicles for that market.
Hyundai confirms pickup coming to U.S.
Hyundai plans to launch a pickup in the United States as part of a broader plan to catch up by shifting away from sedans in one of the Korean automaker's most important...
Adient to purchase seating supplier Futuris Group for $360 million
Seating supplier Adient has agreed to buy Futuris Group for $360 million.
Millennials moving to the 'burbs, buying big SUVs
Millennials are finally starting their own baby boom and heading for the suburbs in big SUVs, much like their parents did.
VW focused on future mobility, not selling assets
VW Group is more focused on a shift toward electric vehicles and future transport services than any potential sale of motorcycle brand Ducati or transmissions maker Renk,...
Used-vehicle prices falling amid glut
The average used vehicle lost 17 percent of its value in the past 12 months, dropping from $18,400 to $15,300, according to data from Black Book, an auto analytics company.
VW to revive '60s Microbus with new, all-electric van
At the Concours d'Elegance car show in Pebble Beach, Volkswagen confirmed plans for an electric-powered modern version of its iconic Bus from the 1960s.
Can U.S. follow through on tough NAFTA talk?
To deliver on its promises, the administration will need the cooperation of the U.S. business community and key members of Congress.
Lear receives grant for plant at old Buick City complex in Flint
Lear has received a grant from the state of Michigan's development arm to build a $30 million plant at the old Buick City complex in Flint, Mich.
Maven's mobility plans come into focus
A dealership car-sharing program represents one more step toward what Maven CEO Julia Steyn has called a "holistic mobility platform."
California's auto crackdown reinforced by emissions uptick
California's advocates for tougher fuel economy standards and zero-emission vehicle mandates received fodder for standing firm with their rules.
Ferrari bosses split on revived Dino
Ferrari apparently will build a crossover, but may not proceed with another project that has generated speculation — a modern version of the 1960s Dino small sports car.
Roadster's big catch: Longo Toyota
Longo Toyota has signed on to use Roadster's digital storefront. Consumers can complete transactions online and have vehicles delivered to them.
What does Nissan's exit from battery business mean?
Nissan's exit from battery-making stirs the pot on its new-gen Leaf, as well as on North American EV battery capacity.
Jaguar's classroom on wheels
There are the obvious reasons why Jaguar would want to build the fire-breathing Project 8 sport sedan, such as magazine covers and branding power.
Build a tire factory, they will come
A Chinese player builds its first U.S. tire factory, and Volkswagen signs up for business.