Volvo CEO credits 'safety and speed' for Uber deal
Volvo's deal to supply ride-hailing company Uber with XC90 SUVs that can be become fully autonomous gives the automaker an early leader in the robotaxi sector.
Aston Martin reshapes Vantage to lure younger buyers
Aston Martin is pitching the redesigned Vantage to younger buyers, helped by more radical styling that gives the coupe greater differentiation compared with the exotic...
FCA, Guangzhou look to deepen China tie-up
Fiat Chrysler and Guangzhou Automobile are in talks to deepen their joint venture in China, as the world's largest car market looks to relax some regulations and Guangzhou...
Subaru Ascent takes shape ahead of L.A. intro
The official unveiling of the 2019 Subaru Ascent is just days away but spy photographers have spotted the three-row crossover out testing.
Toyota puts U.S. workers on alert: Made-in-Japan Camrys cheaper
Toyota issued an unsettling warning to Kentucky workers building its top-selling Camry sedan: Cut costs now or face an uncertain future.
Key Safety Systems signs deal to acquire Takata for $1.6 billion
Key Safety Systems said it signed the long awaited definitive agreement to acquire Takata for $1.6 billion.
Global EV sales jump 63% as China demand surges
Global EV sales surged 63 percent in the third quarter, largely driven by strong demand in China.
Tesla invites Model 3 reservation holders to design their cars
Tesla started summoning non-employee Model 3 reservation holders to configure their cars, a sign of progress for the sedan plagued by production problems.
Ford, Mahindra open to teaming up on EVs in India
Ford and its Indian partner Mahindra & Mahindra could create their own EV line in India to help battle pollution from the vehicles clogging the nation's roads.
NAFTA nations lock horns on U.S. auto demands as fifth round ends
Negotiators square off on Tuesday for the last time in a fifth round of talks to rework NAFTA, with a stalemate brewing on a contentious proposal to ramp up regional content...
Uber hit with $8.9 million fine in Colorado over unqualified drivers
Colorado regulators fined Uber after finding the ride-services company allowed 57 people to drive with invalid driver's licenses or other offenses that would have...
Mahindra prepares 'brand journey' to launch passenger vehicles in U.S.
India's Mahindra & Mahindra, preparing to launch an off-road vehicle in the US, will take a "thoughtful" approach to marketing on-road passenger vehicles next, company...
Dealership lobbyist named NHTSA's top lawyer
The White House appointed Jonathan Morrison, a former lobbyist with ties to auto dealerships, as chief counsel of NHTSA.
FCA under pressure to recall Chrysler Pacificas for potential stalling problem
The Center for Auto Safety is asking NHTSA to open an investigation and recall the Chrysler Pacifica, which the group says represents an "unreasonable risk" because of a...
Ford to offer plug-in hybrid police sedan
Starting next summer, Ford will sell a plug-in hybrid version of its Fusion-based police sedan that will have an electric range of 21 miles.
Tesla: A distraction from desperation?
Few companies can propose to take on both Freightliner and Ferrari in one night. But the dollars-and-sense business of automaking remains a deep and daily challenge for Tesla.
AutoNation's Jackson: 'I feel like the Cheshire cat'
Where do vanishing new-vehicle profits, a slumping market and an uncertain retail future leave AutoNation? CEO Mike Jackson says he's been preparing for years and likes the...
NAFTA defense strategies face political pitfalls
The business community may have some options in trying to save the North American Free Trade Agreement from potential termination at the hands of President Donald Trump.
Dealer puts managers on path to ownership
Dealer Jim Gramm did what few are able to do: Go from sales to ownership. Now, as he grows his group, he wants to help other GMs do what he did.
Dude, where's my flying car?
After a century of failed efforts to make vehicles that can soar above gridlocked traffic, the idea that such contraptions are "just around the corner" might not be so...
Lithia a winner on Wall St.
Of the six publicly traded new-vehicle dealership groups, Lithia Motors — which prioritized US acquisitions over share buybacks — has drawn the most applause from...
Volvo wins Uber's first robotaxi order
Volvo has signed a framework agreement with Uber on a three-year deal to sell it up to 24,000 cars that will become part of the ride-sharing giant's first robotaxi fleet.
UK plans regulatory boost for driverless cars
The UK's finance plan this week could include measures that will see fully self-driving cars to be on British roads in as little as three years.
Volvo turns up the heat on Tesla
Volvo may be the one brand that can usurp Tesla's reign as the king of cool electric cars.
Camry, Accord ready to rumble
The marketing efforts underway at Toyota and Honda aren't just about the horse race or bragging rights.
Nissan hints at building new U.S. assembly plant
Nissan is squeezing all it can from its US assembly plants and will need to build a new factory if it keeps growing in the lucrative American auto market, a top executive...
Honda recalls 900,000 minivans to inspect, repair tip-prone seats
Honda is recalling about 900,000 minivans because second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched after being adjusted.
Waymo sketches out long-range business plan
The first fully self-driving cars will be in ride-hailing fleets, which Waymo says will lead to learning more about the tech and how consumers use it.
Ford dropping C-Max in U.S.
Ford's decision ends a six-year run for a once-promising nameplate doomed by sluggish electrified vehicle demand and overstated mileage claims.
How factory can help turn browsers into buyers
A study points to a lack of coordination between automakers and retailers on presenting inventory, messaging, search engine marketing and website layouts.