Chief of China's Geely builds $9 billion stake in Daimler
Li Shufu, the chairman and main owner of Chinese carmaker Geely, has amassed a stake of 9.69 percent in Daimler AG, the German company said Friday.
Nissan takes first stop on road to autonomous taxis with Easy Ride
Nissan is taking its first steps to becoming an operator of autonomous vehicle services, hoping to break into a segment set to be dominated by Uber and other firms.
GM Korea seeks to trim benefits, wages, letter says
GM will propose a base wage freeze and no bonuses this year along with a suspension of some worker benefits at its money-losing South Korean unit to cut costs, according to...
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Our close call at the crosswalk in an autonomous Hyundai
I figured the Nexo would recognize the pedestrians who were being picked up by its sensors and decelerate to a gradual stop. But that's not what happened.
Founder of Ford-owned Chariot out as CEO
Ali Vahabzadeh, who co-founded the Chariot shuttle service, will remain on its board of directors following an early February departure as CEO.
U.S. senators press Justice Department on Daimler emissions probe
Two senators urged Attorney General Jeff Sessions to thoroughly investigate Daimler after a media report alleged the automaker used potentially illegal software to pass...
Valeo second-half net income falls 24% on r&d push, U.S. tax charge
Valeo's net income fell 24 percent in the second half of 2017 as the supplier faced adverse exchange rates and raw material prices, invested more into r&d and took a one-off...
BMW will seek China production site for Mini EVs
BMW said it plans to choose a production site in China for Mini electric cars after signing a letter of intent on a joint venture with Great Wall Motor.
Cadillac XT5, Subaru Outback nab top rating in rear-crash program
The Cadillac XT5 and Subaru Outback fared the best in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's new rear-crash prevention rating system.
BMW settles U.S. lawsuit claiming it refused to refund leases to military personnel
BMW Financial Services North America has agreed to pay more than $2 million to resolve allegations that it violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.
Genesis supplants Audi atop Consumer Reports' latest brand rankings
Hyundai's upstart Genesis luxury brand supplanted Audi atop Consumer Reports' annual ranking of automotive brands.
Buick Envision undergoes nip, tuck for 2019
Buick is freshening the 2019 Buick Envision to better align the crossover with the brand's other models -- most notably its best-selling Encore.
Visteon lands record new business in 2017
Electronics supplier Visteon reported record new business gains in 2017 and a dip in sales in the fourth quarter resulting from discontinued operations and customer pricing.
Denso chairman Katoh retires; Arima remains CEO
Nobuaki Katoh, who led Denso through a recession and the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, is stepping down as chairman of the world's fourth-largest parts supplier.
Former Cadillac, Penske official Jere Kitzmiller dies at 84
A factory man beloved in retail is an anomaly in the automotive business. So was Jere Kitzmiller, a longtime Cadillac employee who died last month in Newport Beach, Calif.
Takata agrees to settle U.S. probe by 44 state AGs over deadly airbags
Takata agreed to settle a probe by 44 state attorneys general into claims it concealed a deadly safety defect with air bag inflators.
Delphi Technologies posts record quarterly revenue, higher operating income
In its first quarterly report since Delphi Automotive split, Delphi Technologies reported record revenue and higher operating income.
Uber CEO will court carmakers beyond Toyota for self-driving
Toyota and Uber plan to team up on autonomous driving as technological changes sweep through the transportation industry.
Magna Q4 sales up on BMW, Jaguar launches
Canadian supplier Magna International reported stronger fourth-quarter profits and revenue, driven by more business in Europe and the launch of new cars for BMW and Jaguar.
German neo-Nazis are trying to infiltrate Daimler, works council says
Neo-Nazis are attempting to infiltrate Daimler to turn a key German engine factory into a showcase for their views, the plant's works council said.
Former Audi board members have homes searched in emissions probe
German prosecutors searched the homes of three new suspects in connection with Audi's emissions scandal, further widening their inquiry to include former executives.
Hyundai's first U.S. diesel to be in next-gen Santa Fe
The redesigned Hyundai Santa Fe will include the brand's first diesel offering in the United States as it continues to rework its car-heavy lineup.
Audi to launch integrated toll collection
Audi said it will begin integrating automated toll payment technology into its vehicles in the United States this year that will allow drivers to pay tolls without the need...
Electrification, autonomy won't gain widespread adoption for decades, CAR study says
Although most major automakers are pouring billions into electrification and autonomy, the Center for Automotive Research predicts those investments could slow in the coming...
Dallas luxury group dives into subscription market
The service offers unlimited vehicle switches and free pickup and delivery in the Dallas-Fort Worth area at no additional charge.
Daimler takes a jab at Tesla e-trucks plan as rivalry heats up
Daimler cast doubt on Tesla's plan to deliver electric heavy trucks next year, saying its more modest goal to start selling battery-powered big rigs by 2021 is more realistic.
Nobody wants to let Google win war for maps all over again
Google emerged years ago as the winner in digital maps by blanketing the globe with its street-mapping cars and software expertise that couldn't be matched.
Nissan's EV campaign expected to get boost from Mitsubishi investment
Nissan may get a boost from a deepening relationship with Japan's biggest trading house as access to battery materials becomes a priority amid the industry's push into...
Bosch establishes new mobility services division
Robert Bosch is joining the wave of suppliers shifting their organizational structures to brace for massive industry changes.
Volvo speeds up electrification with new V60 wagon
Volvo will accelerate its shift toward electrified models by offering its new V60 with two plug-in hybrid powertrains.