Mexico, Canada reject U.S. NAFTA demands as talks wrap up
The ministers leading NAFTA negotiations wrapped up the latest round of high-level talks after Canada and Mexico rejected what they see as hardline proposals by the U.S.
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.
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...
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.
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,...
Unifor ratifies contract at GM's Equinox plant in Canada; 86% of workers approve
Union workers at a GM plant in Ingersoll, Ont., have ratified a new contract, ending a four-week strike that threatened to pinch sales of the Chevrolet Equinox.
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.
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.
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.
Ford faces 'significant work' before autonomous vehicles become reality, Argo AI exec says
Argo AI, a Pittsburgh artificial intelligence company backed by Ford, has grown aggressively, but its CEO says much work remains to help Ford bring an autonomous car to...
Toyota expands mobility, AI reach with 2 concepts
Toyota plans to broaden its vision of future mobility at the Tokyo Motor Show with two tiny electric runabouts that predict the driver's emotions and guide them away from...
Cadillac holds off on virtual showrooms
Cadillac plans to hold off on a key pillar of its Project Pinnacle dealer incentive program and shift its strategy for virtual reality technology in showrooms to larger...
Dealer Don Flow: We must retool retail
Dealers can reshape auto retailing by embracing new business models and developing value propositions that meet the needs of today's consumers, says Don Flow, CEO of Flow...
Why is Tesla struggling with the Model 3?
What's behind Tesla's manufacturing woes? It could be something as simple as steel.
Porsche tests subscription service
An experimental subscription service in Atlanta lets customers switch among up to 22 models for $3,000 a month.
Mexico’s crossover production adds to trade tensions
A new generation of light trucks is being built and sold in Mexico, upending traditional notions of the country's place in the North American auto industry.
Hyundai borrows from 2009 marketing playbook
Hyundai Motor America CMO Dean Evans predicts that with new vehicles luring first-time Hyundai shoppers and the Shopper Assurance program promoting loyalty, Hyundai could...
A lean winter for Infiniti lineup
Infiniti has stocked up on QX50 and QX70 inventories to make it through the winter after halting production in preparation for new models to come.
New store, new attitude
A new building did more than expand Anchor Subaru. It changed dealer Bob Benoit's outlook and his connection with his customers. Here's his story.
How a dealer's tire program avoids potholes
Mastria Nissan, of Raynham, Mass., carefully manages its Tires for Life program so as to avoid hurting its bottom line while raising its service retention rate.
Daimler recalls over 1 million vehicles globally for airbag fix
Daimler is recalling more than 1 million Mercedes cars and SUVs worldwide to address potential unintended airbag deployments. Most of the affected models are in the US and UK.
Tokyo show spotlights home team's EV ambitions
Japan's automakers aim to electrify at the Tokyo Motor Show with a cavalcade of battery-powered cars as well as visions for autonomous driving and connectivity under the...
PACE Awards announces 33 finalists
Thirty-three innovations from 27 component and technology suppliers around the world have been selected as finalists for the 2018 Automotive News PACE Awards.
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
Germany's Hubject raises funds to advance e-mobility in China, U.S.
Germany's Hubject, which is developing a standard method to pay at EV charging stations, secured fresh funds from shareholders to expand into China and the United States.
Daimler moves to separate Mercedes cars, trucks
Daimler is firming up plans for its biggest corporate overhaul in a decade, granting its car and truck operations more independence in a move that could pave the way for...
NXP Semiconductors hopes new tech platform will future-proof cars
NXP Semiconductors introduced its S32x processing platform, which it claims has 10 times the performance of current chipsets. The platform makes over-the-air updates possible.
Nissan applies chuckles to big pickup marketing
Nissan's newest Titan TV ad inserts a belly laugh into the solemn no-nonsense world of advertising big pickups.