Can regulators keep up with the pace of self-driving tech?
Critics fear government authorities are falling behind in evaluating and approving guidelines for road readiness of self-driving technologies.
GM bets on a diesel revival
The northern Italian industrial city of Turin is home to a key operation in General Motors' drive to reduce fuel consumption in combustion engines used in the U.S.
McLaren NA chief makes brand easier to find
McLaren North America President Tony Joseph has been with the brand since it set up shop nine years ago, watching it grow from fledging operations to a growing retail base.
Trump threatens 20% tariff on European Union cars
President Trump threatened to escalate a trade war with Europe by imposing a 20 percent tariff on all U.S.
VW may seek damages from Winterkorn over emissions violations
Volkswagen is reviewing whether to seek damages from former CEO Martin Winterkorn, who was at the helm when the company disclosed it had cheated on emissions tests, VW...
Chevy resurrects Blazer as tech-savvy, sporty crossover
General Motors, aiming for more gains in the booming American market for utility vehicles, is resurrecting the venerable Chevrolet Blazer nameplate as a tech-savvy, yet...
Jeep Cherokee tops Cars.com's 2018 index of U.S.-made vehicles
The Jeep Cherokee SUV climbed to the top spot on a key index of American-made vehicles in the 2018 model year from second in 2017.
CarMax profits rise on tax-rate change
CarMax's profits rose in the quarter ended May 31 largely because of a lower income tax rate, the nation's largest used-car retailer said Friday.
Tesla suffers another fire at Calif. plant
A machine used for paper recycling caught fire late Thursday at Tesla's plant in Fremont, Calif.
Joyson Safety Systems names Guido Durrer as CEO
Joyson Safety Systems, the Chinese-owned supplier that acquired the former Takata safety products business, said it appointed Guido Durrer as CEO.
Dana buys majority stake in Canada's TM4 to expand EV reach
Dana is buying a majority stake in Canada's TM4 for $127 million, allowing the automotive supplier to produce more components for electric vehicles, and to increase its reach...
Daimler names sales, HR expert Karen Adt as new Smart boss
Daimler executive Karen Adt will become the head of the Smart brand, succeeding Annette Winkler, who is stepping down after eight years running the brand.
VW hands over regional responsibility to brands
Volkswagen AG is handing responsibility for managing regions to its different brands as part of a strategic overhaul to decentralize power at the automaker.
Uber driver was watching video before fatal self-driving crash, police say
Police in Arizona said evidence showed the safety driver behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber was streaming a TV show on her phone before a fatal accident in March.
Ford plans major new building near train station in Detroit
Ford's development arm plans to tear down an old brass factory in Detroit's Corktown neighborhood and redevelop the site with a large new building near its recently purchased...
Ally to pay $19.7 million to settle class-action suit
Ally Financial has agreed to pay nearly $20 million to settle a class-action lawsuit accusing the lender of charging customers fees outside their lease-to-own agreements.
Audi stops sales, recalls A6, A7 for seat sensor glitch in U.S.
Audi issued a stop sale and recall for 2012-18 A6 and A7 sedans equipped with certain seats after determining that a sensor designed to detect whether the passenger seat is...
Nearly 500 Corvette ZR1s recalled over airbag issues, GM says
Nearly 500 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1s from the 2019 model year are being recalled because of airbag deployment issues "under certain conditions."
Intel ousts CEO Krzanich after relationship with employee
Intel removed Brian Krzanich as CEO after the chipmaker learned he previously had a consensual relationship with an employee, a violation of the company's policies.
GM adjusts executive roles for Ammann, Reuss
General Motors is realigning responsibilities of two of its top executives, allowing GM President Dan Ammann to better concentrate on the automaker's development and...
Audi, Germany sign deal allowing flying car testing
Germany, land of the no-holds-barred autobahn, is pushing the next level of transportation: flying cars.
BASF's color palette for 2022 combines technical utility, visual aesthetics
Gray, blue, white and black surfaced as 2022 model year color predictions from automotive paint supplier BASF as the need to "keep it real" with technological advancements...
IAC names former Magna exec Manfred Gingl as CEO
International Automotive Components Group named former Magna International executive Manfred Gingl as CEO following the retirement of former chief Steve Miller this month.
Volvo CEO says auto tariffs threaten jobs at U.S. plant
If the Trump administration imposes tariffs on foreign cars, and trading partners retaliate, that could chill Volvo'splans to add jobs at its South Carolina plant, CEO Hakan...
Toyota, pressed to innovate, cuts marketing outlays to fuel r&d
Toyota has begun slashing costs, starting with sales and marketing, and shifting resources into research that will help it keep up with new competitors, Reuters reported,...
GM starts work on $65 million parts distribution operation
GM is expanding its ACDelco and Genuine GM Parts operations with a $65 million processing center. The project represents GM's largest outlay for a U.S.
Retailer Prime launches subscription service
The subscription service is part of the growth strategy of parent company Prime Automotive Group, which joins a budding trend of retailers and automakers experimenting with...
Study questions massive investments in AVs
Billions of dollars will be lost by many automakers that continue to invest in autonomous and electric vehicles while consumer buy-in remains low, a study from consulting...
Tesla's alleged saboteur sued by carmaker over data theft
Tesla sued a former employee for hacking its confidential and trade secret information, transferring several gigabytes to outsiders along with illicit photos of the...
GM Financial follows the rules but consumers feel the pain
GM Financial stopped reporting customer payment information to the credit bureaus after problems following a systemwide technology upgrade, and legally, that was the lender's...