Volvo turns up the heat on Tesla
Volvo may be the one brand that can usurp Tesla's reign as the king of cool electric cars.
Nissan hints at building new U.S. assembly plant
Nissan is squeezing all it can from its U.S.
Camry, Accord ready to rumble
The marketing efforts underway at Toyota and Honda aren't just about the horse race or bragging rights.
NAFTA talks, with little movement, may end in stalemate
Talks to update NAFTA appeared to be in danger of grinding toward a stalemate amid complaints of American negotiators' inflexibility, people familiar with the process said on...
Waymo sketches out long-range business plan
The first fully self-driving cars will be in ride-hailing fleets, which Waymo says will lead to learning more about the tech and how consumers use it.
Honda recalls 900,000 minivans to inspect, repair tip-prone seats
Honda is recalling about 900,000 minivans because second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched after being adjusted.
How factory can help turn browsers into buyers
A study points to a lack of coordination between automakers and retailers on presenting inventory, messaging, search engine marketing and website layouts.
Musk reopens fundraising playbook to launch Semi, Roadster
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is turning to a tried-and-true source of financing for his unprofitable car company -- paying customers willing to wait years for delivery of shiny new...
VW to spend over $40B on EVs, autonomy push
Volkswagen approved an unprecedented five-year spending plan that aims to further the company's goal of transforming itself into a leading force in electric vehicles and...
Ford dropping C-Max in U.S.
Ford's decision ends a six-year run for a once-promising nameplate doomed by sluggish electrified vehicle demand and overstated mileage claims.
Nissan will send U.S.-built Titans to China
Nissan will ship the U.S.-built Titan pickup to China as the company and its Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance explore more commercial opportunities around the world.
U.S. rejects Ford, Mazda petitions to delay recall of Takata airbags
NHTSA turned down a petition by Ford and Mazda to delay -- for additional testing -- the recall of about 3 million vehicles with potentially defective airbag inflators made...
Jay Amestoy, retired head of PR for Mazda, dies after lengthy illness
Jay Amestoy, who spent more than two decades at the public relations helm at Mazda North America and previously worked in public relations for Volkswagen Group of America,...
Toyota plots return to EVs, this time in Asia
Selling EVs in China and India will mark the return of Toyota into the battery-powered market after halting production of the electric RAV4 in 2014.
U.S. chamber warns Trump of political pain over NAFTA's demise
The lead negotiators for the three NAFTA countries joined the latest round of talks as the Chamber of Commerce warned that an American pullout would hit hardest some key...
Wall Street ponders impact of Tesla Semi, Roadster
The features of Tesla's new Semi truck steamrolled Wall Street expectations, with an estimated 500-mile driving range that was almost double what analysts had modeled.
Ford plans $885 million outlay to build key crossover in Spain
Ford will invest more than 750 million euros ($885 million) in its Spanish plant in the eastern region of Valencia to produce the next-generation Kuga crossover.
Tesla aims to upend commercial trucking with electric Semi
The EV maker says the Semi formally unveiled Thursday will provide "a far better experience" for long-haul truck operators, while enhancing safety and slicing cargo transport...
Kia prices Stinger sport sedan from $32,800
Kia is adopting competitive pricing on the rwd Stinger to help establish a foothold in the competitive compact luxury sport sedan market.
Facebook updates ad features to convert mobile shoppers
Facebook has updated two of the platform's ad tools to better serve the auto industry in its quest to reach mobile shoppers.
Lear CEO Simoncini resigns; seating boss Ray Scott is successor
Lear CEO Matt Simoncini is stepping down, effective Feb. 28, ending a six-year run in the company's top job.
Subaru sees $177 million in costs linked to Japan inspection scandal
Subaru said it was recalling 395,000 vehicles in Japan and that it expected to incur about $177 million in costs related to improper final inspection procedures at domestic...
Infiniti rolls out industry-first variable compression engine
The next-generation Infiniti QX50 crossover will be powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder engine introducing a technology never seen before in a regular production vehicle:...
VW earmarks $11.8 billion to develop, build China EVs
VW plans to spend nearly $12 billion by 2025 to develop and manufacture all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles as it seeks to comply with stringent new rules in China.
Race car specialist Dallara's Stradale inspired by Lotus
Italian race car specialist Dallara says its first street legal car, a lightweight roadster called the Stradale, was inspired by affordable sports cars pioneered by Lotus.
FCA to offer split, dual-function tailgate on Ram 1500, spy photos reveal
Spy photographers have caught confirmation that at least some versions of the next-generation Ram 1500 pickup will have a new dual-function tailgate, capable of dropping down...
Ford's smart mobility team 14,000-15,000 strong
The head of Ford's smart mobility team says all the "Lego pieces" are in place to develop money-making initiatives.
U.S. House members oppose Trump administration auto trade rules proposal
A bipartisan group of more than 70 House members urged the Trump administration not to boost current production requirements on vehicle content for autos produced in the...
Ford seeks patent on system for autonomous off-road vehicles
Ford has applied for a patent on an autonomous system for off-road vehicles that would allow the vehicles to traverse dirt, gravel, mud, sand and other tricky terrain.
Cordray to resign from CFPB, may run for Ohio governor
Richard Cordray plans to step down as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the controversial consumer watchdog created by President Obama following the 2008-09...