For Lexus sedans, it could be do or die
With car sales falling at Lexus, Toyota's top branding officer says the luxury line is contemplating sedans that are more casual and sporty - and maybe even a station wagon.
Nismo's global expansion could bring performance pickup
Nissan's Nismo performance tuner sub-brand plans a massive global push over the next five years.
Self-driving technology could boost market for mergers and acquisitions
The race to deploy self-driving cars could bring new life to the mergers and acquisitions market.
FNR-X concept spotlights Chevy's new technology
Chevrolet's Chinese FNR-X crossover shows off new elements that will appear in production vehicles.
Car Dogs' have their day on screen
A new feature film about a day in the life of a car dealership resonated with some store employees who could identify with the long hours, the hypercompetitive atmosphere...
Tesla must complete brake fix to regain top safety rating, Consumer Reports says
Tesla needs to complete fixing its Model S sedan emergency braking system to regain Consumer Reports' top safety rating, the magazine said on Friday, noting that a recent...
Ford gets visit from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, in his first trip to Michigan, stopped by Ford's Rouge Complex and helped build an F-150 pickup truck.
Used-car retailer Carvana's shares skid in debut
Shares of used-car retailer Carvana fell 26 percent below the company’s initial pricing in their Wall Street debut on Friday.
Apple's autonomous test vehicle photographed in Silicon Valley
Almost two weeks after Apple secured permission to test its autonomous-car technology in California, the first images of the vehicle have been captured on Silicon Valley...
GM's Q1 profit surges 34% on North America strength
GM defied a slowdown in the U.S. market in posting its highest first-quarter profit since emerging from bankruptcy.
Mazda quarterly operating profit plunges 56%
Mazda's operating profit tumbled 56 percent in the latest quarter, as a deteriorating sales mix, foreign exchange rate losses and recall costs undermined results.
Toyota expands connected-car hub in Texas
Toyota Connected, the automaker's global data-science hub, is expanding staff and operations near the company's new North American headquarters in Texas.
VW will spend billions to strengthen engines portfolio
VW plans to invest billions through 2022 to enhance its combustion engines and electric drivetrains in anticipation of stricter emissions standards in the U.S.
Honda forecasts profit drop despite positive quarter
Honda swung back to profitability in the latest quarter as the company put Takata-related recall costs behind it, but a worsening foreign exchange outlook and a one-off...
Kia picks Saad Chehab to lead marketing
Kia -- on the cusp of launching its critical Stinger performance sedan -- has hired former Chrysler advertising whiz Saad Chehab as its new marketing chief.
Tesla's Klaus Grohmann ousted after clash with Elon Musk
Klaus Grohmann was ousted last month after a clash with CEO Elon Musk over the strategy of Grohmann's firm, which Tesla had acquired in November, Reuters reported.
SiriusXM acquires connected-vehicle services company for $115 million
SiriusXM reached further into connected-vehicle services by completing the acquisition of Automatic Labs for $115 million in cash.
Group 1's first-quarter profits slip on Oil Patch struggles
Group 1 Automotive said first-quarter earnings fell nearly 1 percent, citing weakness in US energy markets that countered an otherwise healthy quarter.
Autoliv posts higher Q1 profit but warns on North America, China
Autoliv reported an increase in first-quarter earnings but flagged uncertainties relating to light vehicle production growth, including high inventory levels and slower sales...
Hyundai teases design of Kona small crossover
Hyundai began to take the wraps off the Kona subcompact crossover and offered fresh details on the planned launch of a model that will fill a critical gap in the brand's U.S.
Toyota recalls 228,000 Tacomas in U.S. for differential oil leaks
Toyota Motor North America is recalling about 228,000 2016 and 2017 Toyota Tacoma midsize pickups in the U.S. because their rear differentials may leak oil.
Ford profits fall on recall charges, higher costs
Ford reported first-quarter net income of $1.6 billion, down $900 million from a year earlier, as revenue rose and profit margins shrank. Pretax earnings were $2.
Tesla looks to Mexico to lure engineers for California plant
Tesla has been actively hiring for assembly-line jobs as it prepares to launch U.S. output of the Model 3.
Uber demotes executive at center of Waymo self-driving car lawsuit
Anthony Levandowsk stepped down from his post overseeing self-driving car technology. Uber said he won't be involved in decisions relating to lidar technology.
Magna's reach in China grows through joint seating venture
Magna International has expanded its reach in China through a joint seating venture with Hubei Aviation Precision Machinery Co.
Volvo first-quarter profit rises 11%
Volvo reported an 11 percent rise in first-quarter profit as strong demand for its XC60 and 90-series cars gave it a boost.
Ally's Q1 net falls 14 percent on increased loan-loss provision
Ally Financial's first-quarter net income dropped 14 percent from a year earlier primarily because of an increased provision for auto losses
Visteon triples Q1 net income
Visteon reported that its first-quarter net income more than tripled, reflecting higher electronics production volume and new business, as well as income from discontinued...
BorgWarner Q1 gains driven by organic growth
BorgWarner delivered strong first-quarter earnings driven by organic revenue growth, and the supplier said it is confident in continued market-share expansion.
Wells Fargo, JPMorgan wary of auto loans, pack them in bonds
Depending whose money they're using, Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase either love subprime car loans or fear them.