Uber vehicle in autonomous mode kills pedestrian in Ariz.; pilot programs suspended
An Uber vehicle operating in autonomous mode in Tempe, Ariz., struck and killed a pedestrian crossing the street Sunday night.
Volkswagen to build new 5-seat Atlas in Chattanooga next year
Volkswagen plans to invest $340 million to bring a third vehicle to its assembly plant in Chattanooga -- a five-seat version of its large Atlas crossover.
U.S. outlines hurdles for tariff exclusions
Companies seeking exclusions from new steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump must apply separately for each unique steel or aluminum product, according...
Frustrations in finding a CPO hatchback online
A online search for the perfect CPO hatchback quickly turned into a technological nightmare, including accusations of attempted fraud.
For Toyota, it's always time to panic
Why all the crisis talk at Toyota? Akio Toyoda and his team seem to like it that way.
Ford’s aggressive product plan bears Hackett’s stamp
Jim Hackett is plotting a course for Ford Motor built around the ideas that trucks are what Ford does best, and trucks are what consumers want most.
Ford pursues deal to buy, redevelop Detroit's Michigan Central Station, report says
Ford is in discussions to purchase the dilapidated Michigan Central Station just outside of downtown Detroit, sources told Crain's Detroit Business, an affiliate of...
Volkswagen will use electric I.D. R for a run up Pikes Peak
Volkswagen plans to show off its electric powertrain tech by taking a run at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
Former GM, Microsoft CFO named senior White House policy official
Former General Motors and Microsoft CFO Christopher Liddell was named White House deputy chief of staff for policy coordination.
Ford aims to rebuild trust with China partners as sales slip
After 20-odd years of "marriage" in China, Ford is preparing a product blitz and campaign to localize management to maintain and build trust with partners Changan Auto and...
Auto veteran Jim O'Sullivan joins AI firm's board
Jim O'Sullivan, the retired CEO of Mazda North American Operations, has been named a board member of LotLinx, a digital marketing company.
Mexico auto sector down but still kicking
Trump's rhetoric and policies have put a dent in Mexico's auto industry over the last year, but the damage is far less than what some economic analysts on both sides of the...
What will Defender look like?
A Land Rover designer says he wishes the new Defender would have bowed at the same time as Mercedes' G class.
GM looks for an encore from Brycz
The new head of global human resources will serve a critical role at an organization that's trying to balance its industrial heft and heritage with a Silicon Valley-style...
Japan group's goal: 'Hydrogen society'
Japanese automakers and energy companies have united in a consortium to jump-start construction of a hydrogen refueling network across Japan.
Magna Steyr will build BMW, Toyota sports cars
Contract manufacturer Magna Steyr will build two new sports cars jointly developed by BMW and Toyota, industry sources said.
Battle for GKN heats up as Melrose, Dana sweeten deals
The battle for the UK supplier GKN intensified, with both Melrose and Dana sweetening their proposals, ahead of a March 29 takeover deadline.
UAW vs. Tesla: It's on
UAW complaints, combined with production problems, could make it easier for the union to organize Tesla plants, experts say.
Hyundai, Kia probed by U.S. for airbag failures in deadly crashes
NHTSA said it is opening a probe into why some airbags failed to deploy in Hyundai and Kia vehicles after crashes in which four people were reportedly killed and another six...
Medical transport is next frontier for ride-hailing
The ride-hailing industry is trying to make magic by finding a way to make non-emergency transportation to doctor's offices and hospitals affordable.
For Zetsche, skipping Detroit is hard to do
It wasn't easy for Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche to go along with the decision for Mercedes to pull out of the Detroit auto show.
Nissan rekindles body-on-frame SUV — in China
Nissan will introduce the body-on-frame Terra SUV in Asia this spring with a name one letter different from its iconic Xterra.
Alexa, meet Nexi: AI helps dealers manage used-car lots
Cox Automotive's vAuto unit says its new Nexi, designed to aid dealerships' used-car operations, is the first AI digital assistant for auto retailers.
Mercedes readying subscription program for U.S.
Britta Seeger, Mercedes-Benz's global sales chief, says dealers are cool with the subscription service it is launching in Germany and plans to bring it to the U.S.
Chassis Brakes reclaims its roots
Chassis Brakes, barred from the U.S. market by contract for three years, is now making up for lost time.
Geneva show stoppers
You've read about the splashy debuts at the big Swiss auto show this month, but here are seven intriguing vehicles that may have escaped your attention.
Kiekert readies smarter latches for autonomous driving
German supplier Kiekert believes autonomous vehicles will need smarter doors.
Texting repair info boosts sales, satisfaction
Audi of Wallingford in Connecticut uses a Web-based application that allows its service advisers to text repair updates, videos and files to customers, increasing sales and...
Aston, Rolls spar over visions of tomorrow's superluxe sedan
Aston Martin and Rolls-Royce engaged in a public spat at the Geneva auto show over what the superluxury sedan of the future should look like.
PSA stabilizes Opel, but much work remains
"No regrets" -- That's PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares' assessment one year after striking a $2.