Sweeping GOP tax reform bill retains EV tax credit
In a major victory for several automakers, the compromise Republican tax bill released late Friday does not eliminate a $7,500 electric vehicle tax credit as Republicans in...
A-class sedan right for U.S., Mercedes says
With the latest redesign of its entry-level car family arriving in 2018, Mercedes-Benz finally has an A class suited for U.S. consumers, says the brand's global sales chief.
Aptiv, Valens working to slash car wiring
Aptiv has partnered with Israeli tech firm Valens Automotive to rewire future vehicles with fewer wires.
Tesla's push beyond cars now on display
If there's any doubt Tesla isn't just a car company anymore, its brand-new Manhattan showroom should put it to bed.
NAFTA on track for an unhappy New Year as talks languish
The U.S., Mexico and Canada are heading into 2018 with no clear plan for saving the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Probe underway into death of Ford worker at Ky. plant
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched a probe to determine the cause of death of a worker at Ford Motor Co.'s Louisville, Ky., truck assembly plant.
Lidar a hot investment — even for Bill Ford
Bill Ford's investment company just took a stake in lidar supplier Ouster as industry interest heats up for the technology.
BorgWarner appoints new COO
BorgWarner promoted Frederic Lissalde to chief operating officer, filling a post that has been vacant since James Verrier was named CEO in 2013.
GM parts with former labor exec charged in training fund probe
Alphons Iacobelli, a former labor relations executive facing several criminal charges for the alleged misuse of funds to retrain workers, is no longer employed by General...
BlackBerry, Denso partner to create better instrument, infotainment systems
BlackBerry has teamed with automotive supplier Denso to streamline and consolidate complex instrument clusters and infotainment systems, which they say will lower costs for...
Opel will shorten workers' hours in restructuring
Opel has reached an agreement with unions to trim working hours and offer early retirement packages.
BMW poised to become China's No. 1 luxury brand
BMW's vehicle sales in China rose 12 percent in November, positioning the automaker to be the market's top-selling luxury brand this year, passing Audi, which is still trying...
TrueCar, California Dealers Association settle lawsuit
TrueCar agreed to change parts of its business model, including its billing, to settle litigation brought by the California New Car Dealers Association.
Ford to move autonomous, EV business units to Detroit
Ford is relocating its autonomous and electric vehicle units to Detroit from nearby Dearborn, Mich., with the new operation slated to be up and running early next year.
Breakthrough claimed in remote, electronic signature on auto finance contract
Technology provider RouteOne, in a venture with Toyota Financial Services, says it has successfully processed the industry's first remotely captured, electronic customer...
Ala. dealership cited for safety violations after 3 employee deaths
Federal safety regulators proposed penalizing an Alabama dealership $152,099 following an investigation into a flash fire that killed three employees and critically injured...
Mini goes minimalist with retooled logo
The new design, by Berlin ad agency KKLD, will be visible on all Mini models as of March 2018.
A look to the past, to see the future without personal car ownership
The dawn of ride-hailing and autonomous driving signals the end of a time when owning a car was part of the human experience.
European light-vehicle sales rise in November
European registrations rose 6 percent in November, helped by an extra selling day, with Peugeot, Toyota, Dacia and Kia posting strong gains while the Fiat and BMW brands saw...
Hyundai ad firm buys Kia's longtime U.S. agency
Seoul-based advertising agency group Innocean has bought independent creative agency David & Goliath, a deal that unites two companies known for their work with South Korean...
Former UAW official resigns from GM board
Joe Ashton, a former UAW vice president, has resigned from GM's board of directors amid a widening federal probe into joint training centers overseen by representatives of...
Mercedes preps 2 instrument panels for next G-class SUV
The redesigned Mercedes-Benz G-class SUV will be roomier and more luxurious when it goes on sale in the U.S. in late 2018.
Ford said to be planning end of N.A. Fusion output
Ford plans to end North American production of the Fusion midsize sedan at the end of the decade, casting doubt about the future of the nameplate in the U.S.
Toyota, Visteon begin using new $135 million autonomous vehicle testing center in Mich.
Michigan's autonomous and connected vehicle testing site, the American Center for Mobility, officially opened this week near Ann Arbor, Mich.
Mercedes-Benz Financial launches expansion of Texas operations
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services said it will shift business operations into a new facility at its AllianceTexas operation in Fort Worth.
Continental to showcase 2 battery charging systems at CES
Continental has developed two battery charging systems that aim to tackle the obstacles of range, weight and cost often associated with charging technology.
Hyundai bolsters electric car lineup to narrow gap with rivals
Hyundai Motor Group, lagging behind rivals in the introduction of electric vehicles, is stepping up plans for battery-powered cars as world governments crack down on...
Jeep reshapes iconic Wrangler with slippery brick styling
At first glance, the styling of the next-generation Wrangler doesn't appear to have changed much.
VW captive expects profit rise in 2017 despite diesel scandal
VW's financial arm said that it expects 2017 profit will exceed a record 2.1 billion euros ($2.47 billion) in 2016, despite a diesel scandal that has rocked the industry.
Audi will dissolve task force set up amid VW's diesel scandal
Audi will dissolve the task force it set up to investigate how many of its diesel cars have "defeat" devices designed to cheat official tests of NOx emissions, CEO Rupert...