Toyota, Honda, Mazda say hoods containing Kobe aluminum are safe
Toyota, Honda and Mazda said hoods and other parts with aluminum supplied by Kobe Steel are safe, allaying some concerns that Kobe's falsified quality data had compromised...
Illinois scratched from Toyota-Mazda factory sweepstakes
A lack of shovel-ready sites in Illinois and the state's failure to adopt a right-to-work law have helped to sideline the state's bid to land a $1.
Ford says recall of F-150, Super Duty pickups to cost $267 million in Q4
Ford recalled 1.3 million 2015-17 F-150 pickups and 2017 Super Duty pickups to fix faulty side door latches.
Why there's a need for protocol on self-driving car accidents
As fleets of robo-taxis start mixing on public roads with cars, motorcycles and pedestrians, accidents will be inevitable -- and so will be the need for a process to deal...
Toyota recalls 310,000 Sienna minivans to fix shift lever problem
Toyota is recalling 310,000 Sienna minivans in the U.S. to fix potential problems with shift levers that could cause the vehicle to roll away.
How a move to N.Y. is reshaping Cadillac
In the three years that Johan de Nysschen has been running Cadillac, he has moved the global headquarters to New York's SoHo and has pushed sales to their highest levels in...
Toyota targets 621-mile driving range with fuel cell concept
Toyota will expand its hydrogen fuel cell reach at the Tokyo Motor Show with a fuel cell city bus it aims to commercialize and a fuel cell passenger vehicle concept.
New Mitsubishi plan targets 30% jump in revenue
Mitsubishi unveiled a three-year plan to boost global vehicle sales by 40 percent and revenue by more than 30 percent as it rebounds from a fuel economy scandal by...
FCA cuts Alfa Romeo, Maserati output after China sales blow
FCA has cut production at Italian factories building the Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV and Giulia sedan and the Maserati Levante SUV after new Chinese import rules hit sales,...
Nissan gets new U.S. sales boss; Meunier takes Infiniti role
Nissan has promoted former Saturn executive Dan Mohnke to lead sales and marketing for the brand in the United States; he succeeds Christian Meunier, who becomes a global...
Consumer group wants set pricing for F&I products
A consumer advocacy group wants the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and other agencies to regulate pricing of F&I products, such as extended service contracts, based in...
Magna to produce electric-drive powertrain with China's Huayu Automotive
Magna has signed a joint-venture agreement with Chinese company Huayu Automotive in an effort to strengthen the Canadian parts maker's footprint in China.
Lexus re-evaluating partnership with Weinstein Co.
Toyota's Lexus brand is evaluating its partnership with film and TV production firm The Weinstein Company after allegations that co-founder Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed...
Former Ford CEO Mark Fields named senior adviser at TPG Capital
Former Ford Motor CEO Mark Fields has been named a senior adviser at private equity firm TPG Capital, where he will be tasked with helping reinvent companies in the way that...
GM donates $5 million to Henry Ford museum
With the "game-changing" gift, GM will sponsor the museum's rotating exhibits to help promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
GM clutches tech units despite hype of $30 billion spinoff
GM will keep its business units working on self-driving vehicles and car-sharing despite analysts suggesting they could be spun off and valued at as much as $30 billion,...
Polestar debuts with performance coupe, subscription sales model
Volvo and its parent, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, are initially investing about $752 million in the stand-alone electrified vehicle brand, mostly for a China assembly plant.
Nissan used uncertified inspectors in Japan even after misconduct found
Nissan said it conducted uncertified vehicle checks as recently as last week even after revealing the widespread misconduct at its domestic factories.
Nissan comes to the rescue
When a fellow pickup driver gets stuck in the mud, a Nissan Titan owner lends a hand.
NAFTA talks take acrimonious turn
Efforts to renegotiate NAFTA have bogged down over controversial U.S. proposals, with Canada and Mexico blaming the U.S.
Land Rover design chief dangles more clues on next Defender
The next Defender is the most important vehicle in Land Rover's 70-year history.
GM to begin testing autonomous vehicles in N.Y.
The planned tests by GM and its self-driving unit, Cruise Automation, will be the first by a Level 4 autonomous vehicle in the state, N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
U.S. authorities seeking Kobe Steel documents related to data scandal
U.S. authorities are seeking Kobe Steel documents related to the company's data cheating scandal, the Japanese steelmaker said.
Mitsubishi to accelerate r&d, capital spending, report says
Mitsubishi Motors is planning to inject more than $5.35 billion in capital spending and r&d over the next three years, the Nikkei newspaper reported.
VW's Seat delays naming new SUV amid Spain's Catalonia crisis
With Spain's media focused on the political crisis over Catalonia, VW's Spanish division Seat has decided to delay announcing the name of its new midsize SUV model.
How GM forced Unifor to stand down
It isn't what Unifor's leadership was hoping for, but the new four-year labor contract at CAMI Assembly in Ontario is as good as they were going to get.
Sonic issues earnings warning because of hurricanes
Sonic Automotive lowered its estimated third-quarter results because of devastating storm damage, but kept its full-year forecast unchanged.
Mobility Center signs education partnership with 15 Michigan schools
American Center for Mobility enlists universities and community colleges to help drive retraining and education as hedge against jobs lost to future mobility
Fiat Chrysler's Ram sports new face for 2019
Fiat Chrysler plans major styling changes to the Ram pickup for 2019 as evidenced by new spy photos of the truck at the company's technical center near Detroit.
Tesla's former battery director joins farming startup Plenty
Tesla's former director of battery technology has joined Plenty to lead the vertical farming startup's plan to build indoor growing rooms around the world.