GM faces earnings test as several plants retool
The discipline that helped GM beat Wall Street expectations for nine consecutive quarters will be put to the test in the coming months because several of its most profitable...
GM launching over-the-air updates 'before 2020,' Barra says
GM CEO Mary Barra said the company plans to launch a new electrical vehicle architecture and infotainment system capable of over-the-air updates "before 2020."
VW exec Oliver Schmidt expected to plead guilty in emissions cheating case
Oliver Schmidt, one of the eight VW executives charged in the automaker's diesel emissions scandal, plans to plead guilty on August 4 in U.S.
U.S. may revise 2021 fuel efficiency standards, freeze targets
The Transportation Department said it may revise auto fuel efficiency requirements starting with the 2021 model year, a year earlier than previously disclosed, and could...
Tesla buyers antsy for Model 3 keys months after $1,000 deposit
Thousands of Tesla Model 3 reservation holders are in limbo, with deposits paid but little clarity about the status of their car -- when they'll get it or what they'll pay.
Asbury Automotive exits its used-only operations
Asbury Automotive is closing its remaining Q auto stand-alone used-car stores to redirect investments that will deliver better returns.
Toyota plans long-range, fast-charging electric cars, paper says
Toyota is working on an electric car that will use solid-state batteries to significantly increase driving range and reduce charging time, a Japanese newspaper reported.
Longtime BMW temp files racism, sexism complaint with EEOC: 'Enough was enough'
BMW of North America says it is investigating claims of racism and sexism in its Mini division after a decadelong temporary worker lodged a federal complaint.
Restated FCA sales show some big swings
A review of the data points to a company that either didn't accurately know what it was selling month to month or was playing fast and loose with its fleet sales.
Giving in to Demon temptation
Some, but not all, Dodge dealers are seeking market adjustments that would nearly double the price for the limited-edition drag racer.
BMW's Willisch to retire Aug. 1 as Americas chief
After 21 years with BMW, including six in the U.S., Ludwig Willisch will retire as the company's Americas chief as of Aug. 1.
Subaru sets modest price hike for '18 Impreza
Subaru's fifth-generation Impreza is off to a strong start in the U.S. after a redesign last year, and the automaker isn't changing the starting price much for the 2018 model.
Mitsubishi quarterly operating profit rebounds following scandal
Mitsubishi's operating profit surged nearly fivefold in the latest quarter, rebounding from a year earlier when earnings were broadsided by a fuel economy scandal.
VW CEO raps Porsche labor boss over Audi criticism
VW Group CEO Matthias Mueller criticized Porsche's labor chief over public remarks about Audi's management in a sign of growing tensions within the automaker.
U.S. reviews allegations that German automakers colluded, report says
Justice Department officials are looking into allegations that BMW, VW Group and Daimler colluded on technology, strategy and parts to gain an advantage over rivals,...
Former GM exec Bo Andersson to lead Yazaki Europe
Former GM purchasing chief Bo Andersson has returned to the auto industry to lead European operations for Japanese auto supplier Yazaki.
Israeli settles Mobileye insider trading case with U.S. regulators
An Israeli professor has agreed to pay more than $850,000 to settle U.S. claims he engaged in insider trading in Jerusalem-based Mobileye before its takeover by Intel.
FCA recalls 2017 Dodge Challengers for rollaway danger
FCA is recalling 7,802 Dodge Challengers in the U.S. because the cars may roll after being parked. FCA will update vehicle software to help ensure the vehicles are in "park."
Ford juices up 2018 Mustang with optional 'drag strip' mode
Ford says the freshened 2018 Mustang will be its fastest pony car ever, going from 0 to 60 in under 4 seconds with its new optional "drag strip" mode.
The big sedan shrinks into oblivion
The Chevy Impala -- one of GM's longest-running and most-recognized names, a car that logged more than 1 million U.S. sales in 1965 -- appears unlikely to survive much longer.
Henrik Fisker tries, tries again
The $129,000 EMotion EV -- due out in 2019 -- is touted as having a top speed of 161 mph, a more than 400-mile electric range and rapid-charging capabilities of 125 miles in...
EU investigates possible German emissions treatment systems cartel
EU antitrust regulators are investigating allegations of a cartel among German automakers, a measure that could result in hefty fines for the companies.
Musk says Facebook's Zuckerberg naive about AI
Elon Musk insulted rival billionaire Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, escalating a tech wizard war of words over whether robots will become smart enough to kill their human...
Asbury's Q2 net drops 13% to $32 million
Asbury Automotive's second-quarter net income dropped 13 percent to $31.9 million on lower profit margins per new and used vehicles sold.
Like it or not, signs signal change for auto retail
Car dealers need to prepare for a new way of selling as consumers may not desire car ownership in the future.
Former Chrysler CEO Nardelli named chairman of power storage company
Former Chrysler chief Bob Nardelli was named chairman of Ioxus, a company that develops transportation power storage technologies and alternative energy.
Consumer group raises alarm about rollback of mpg targets
The Consumer Federation of America released data it says show that the value of fuel savings from higher mpg outweighs the added cost of vehicles with fuel-saving technology.
Toyota's hydrogen holdup means East Coasters miss out on Mirai
Toyota, off to a slow start selling its car of the future on one U.S. coast, is struggling even to get started on the other.
Rhetoric yields to reality ahead of NAFTA talks
The reality of NAFTA after 23 years of integration is that no single country can dictate new terms for the deal, because all have much to lose, from manufacturing in Mexico...
Ford transforms design leadership
Ford Motor Co. has overhauled its design team amid new CEO Jim Hackett's quest to transform the automaker into a leaner, quicker-thinking organization.