California counters Trump's car emissions rollback with new plan
California has countered President Donald Trump's proposed rollback of fuel economy and greenhouse gas requirements for cars and trucks, the acting head of the EPA said.
Tesla joins with GM, Nissan to press for extended electric car credit
The EV Drive Coalition, which counts Tesla, General Motors and Nissan among its members, formally launched with the goal of getting Congress to extend the $7,500 per-vehicle consumer tax credit.
Ford's 2020 baby Bronco off-roader emerges in photos from dealer meeting
Photos leaked from Ford's annual dealer meeting last month in Las Vegas provide the first public look at the so-called baby Bronco, an upcoming off-road compact crossover.
Toyota touts new ethanol hybrid technology, laments Brazil woes
Toyota's new ethanol hybrid vehicle being developed in Brazil is exceeding all the manufacturer's expectations, a top executive said.
BMW expands M3 sedan lineup for 2020 with semi-automated driving features
The 2020 BMW M340i and M340i xDrive sedans offer an array of sensors and technologies to lighten the load of driving, including a semi-automated driving system that allows for hands-free and pedal-free driving.
Tesla loses a high-ranking lawyer just as SEC tightens grip
An experienced securities lawyer has left Tesla just as the company needs one under its fraud settlement with U.S. regulators.
Ford pushing 150 aftermarket add-ons for revived Ranger
Ford is partnering with Yakima and working through its dealers to offer 150 parts and accessories for its new midsize pickup, including bed racks, tow hooks and paddleboard carriers. All parts come with a 3-year/36,000-mile Ford warranty.
Johnson Controls to sell auto battery unit in $13.2 billion deal
Johnson Controls said it would sell its power solutions business, which makes car batteries, to a Canadian investment firm in a cash deal valued at $13.2 billion.
Waymo will launch first commercial robotaxi service in U.S. next month, report says
Waymo is planning to launch the world's first commercial robotaxi service in early December in Phoenix., Bloomberg reported.
BMW may sell U.S. credit-card business, report says
BMW is one of the last major consumer companies to still own and manage its card portfolio. The automaker has held talks with banks about selling its credit-card portfolio, sources told Bloomberg.
FCA picks Gardner to lead Maserati in North America
Al Gardner, the head of FCA's dealer network in North America, will steer Maserati in the region. Gardner, 54, will report to Jean-Philippe Leloup, who joins Maserati from Ferrari.
U.S. car-import probe advances as Trump plans trade team meeting, report says
The White House is circulating a draft report by the U.S. Commerce Department over whether to impose tariffs on automobile imports to protect national security, Bloomberg reported
Maven to allow non-GM vehicles on car-sharing platform
Maven plans to open its peer-to-peer car-sharing program to non-General Motors vehicles in mid-2019.
Daimler CFO set to become Thyssenkrupp chairman, report says
Thyssenkrupp will propose outgoing Daimler CFO, Bodo Uebber, as a candidate for its supervisory board, with the aim of installing him as chairman, Reuters reported, citing two sources familiar with the matter.
Jeep pickup to be called Gladiator, enthusiast website says
We know Jeep is building a Wrangler-inspired pickup -- it's just a matter of what it'll be named, what it will look like and when it will show up. Well, the folks at JeepScrambler Forum answered some of those questions.
New chief brings tech chops to CDK
New CDK Global CEO Brian Krzanich has no experience in the auto industry, but he might just have the tech skills the company needs.
Jeep teaser leaks pickup debut
We know Jeep is building a Wrangler-inspired pickup -- it's just a matter of what it'll be named, what it will look like and when it will show up. Well, the folks at JeepScrambler Forum answered one of those questions -- the when.
GM's bike business is old hat, er, helmet
General Motors' announcement that it plans to market a line of electric bikes marks a return to an industry where the company was once a major player.
Congressional race another tough job for Boerio
Former Jaguar chief Bibiana Boerio knew the Pennsylvania congressional seat would be a tough job. It was. She lost 58 percent to 42 percent to Republican Guy Reschenthaler.
A VW-FCA merger? What did you say?
VW CEO Herbert Diess, in a recent interview with Automotive News, said the company was "not very agressive in listening" to the aggressive advances of FCA, which was interested in a possible consolidation.
Impossible to ignore Evelyn
Evelyn Y. Davis, the self-proclaimed "Queen of the Corporate Jungle," gave new meaning to the word "gadfly." She died Nov. 4 at age 89.