China's Guangzhou joins rivals in denying plans to buy Fiat Chrysler
Chinese carmaker Guangzhou has joined domestic rivals Geely and Dongfeng in saying it has no plans to acquire Fiat Chrysler.
Robots won't be taking over the road anytime soon, Ford CEO says
Ford's newly minted CEO doesn't foresee a robot takeover when it comes to the advent of autonomous vehicles.
Auto groups side with Canada, Mexico on NAFTA origin rules
Auto industry groups from Canada, Mexico and the U.S. are pushing back against the Trump administration's demand for higher U.S. automotive content in a modernized NAFTA.
BMW remaps the roadster with Concept Z4
BMW is returning to the roadster market and previews the styling with the Concept Z4 -- the automaker's vision of a modern, small and sporty car.
VW to reveal more details on EV microbus, source says
VW brand CEO Herbert Diess is expected to announce on Saturday more details regarding the production of the battery-powered I.D. Buzz microbus slated to debut in 2022.
Toyota's safe-driving app plays parents' uncool music when teenagers speed
How can terrified parents of newly qualified teen drivers persuade them to drive safely? Toyota has come up with what could be an ingenious method -- embarrassing them.
Detroit 3 to tout performance and vintage cars at Woodward Dream Cruise
Ford, Chevy and Dodge will turn to the Woodward Dream Cruise, a classic-car celebration in suburban Detroit, on Saturday to generate some marketing buzz on their offerings.
Top fund investors pumped brakes on fast-rising Tesla stock
Top Tesla investors Fidelity Investments and T. Rowe Price cut their holdings in the second quarter and indicated they were taking profits from the electric car maker stock.
BMW and Daimler may consider merging car-sharing units
German carmakers Daimler and BMW may be in talks to combine their car-sharing services Car2Go and DriveNow, the CEO of car rental company and DriveNow partner Sixt hinted.
GM thwarts plaintiffs' $1 billion accord with Old GM trust fund
GM thwarted a $15 million settlement between the company's bankruptcy trust and plaintiffs that would have forced the automaker to contribute $1 billion in stock, prompting...
Ford settles racial, sexual harassment probe for $10.1 million
Ford agreed to pay $10 million to settle sexual and racial harassment allegations by workers at two Chicago plants, resolving an investigation by the Equal Employment...
Hyundai plans long-range premium EV in strategic shift
Hyundai is placing electric vehicles at the center of its product strategy -- one that includes plans for a premium long-distance electric car.
Tesla responds to D.C. businessman's complaints
Tesla has responded to comments made in a Tuesday guest blog on the Automotive News website by Washington, D.C., businessman Alain Cohen.
Manheim bolsters its vehicle-valuation tool
The Manheim Market Report has been bolstered to deliver more detailed valuations of used vehicles and thus streamline the remarketing process.
Roy Lunn, father of the Ford GT40, modern SUV, dies at 92
A mechanical and aeronautical engineer who led development of the first Jeep Cherokee and Ford's original GT40, Roy Lunn helped pioneer...
U.S. too slow to require rear seat belt warnings, lawsuit says
A new lawsuit accuses the federal government of being too slow to implement rules requiring that rear seat vehicle passengers be warned when they fail to buckle their seat...
Barra's role on Trump forum ends as group disbands
A group of business leaders and President Trump announced the disbandment of the president's Strategic and Policy Forum, which originally included GM CEO Mary Barra and more...
GM suspended Iacobelli following federal indictment, report says
GM suspended Alphons Iacobelli after federal officials accused him of being at the center of a multiyear, multimillion-dollar conspiracy while previously leading labor...
N.Y. Nissan dealership to pay $298,000 for consumer deception
New York dealership Nissan of New Rochelle has agreed to pay more than $298,000 in restitution and penalties for deceptively charging hundreds of customers for a phony...
Ford ups capability, convenience on F-150
The freshened F-150 pickup enters a market in which the competition is expected to significantly increase, with redesigned pickups from top rivals.
Fiat Chrysler joins BMW, Intel self-driving alliance
Fiat Chrysler is joining the self-driving alliance led by BMW, Intel and Mobileye, becoming the second automaker in the year-old group to opt to partner in developing an...
Dodge deletes 'Roadkill' posts after social-media backlash
After taking flak on social media, Dodge took down posts promoting drag races that took place the same day the driver of one of its vehicles killed a protester in...
Three-wheeler producer Elio Motors seeks to raise $100M
Three-wheel vehicle producer Elio Motors is seeking to raise $100 million -- and fast -- as the company seeks to shore up its deteriorating finances.
Frankfurt, other big auto shows struggle as brands shift investment
The number of automakers skipping next month's Frankfurt auto show highlights a shift in thinking among carmakers as they increasingly opt for their own events or choose to...
Canada pushes back as NAFTA talks heat up
The Canadians may be characteristically polite as they carry out negotiations to amend NAFTA, but apparently they won't be pushovers.
Fiat Chrysler is not an acquisition target, Dongfeng says
Dongfeng has no current plans to acquire all or part of FCA, Reuters reported.
U.S. takes hard line as NAFTA talks kick off
The federal government isn't interested in incremental changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement and instead will pursue a major overhaul of the treaty that includes...
U.S. judge in Takata bankruptcy halts lawsuits vs. automakers for 90 days
A federal judge overseeing the bankruptcy of Takata's business in the United States halted lawsuits for 90 days against automakers brought by victims of its faulty airbag...
M-B Financial, Mini Financial, TD Auto Finance score highest in dealer satisfaction
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Mini Financial Services and TD Auto Finance topped their segments in lender services satisfaction among auto dealers, a JD Power report said.
Geely earnings double on cars co-developed with Volvo
Geely Automobile Holdings said that first-half profit more than doubled, scoring its fastest earnings growth in eight years as cars designed with Volvo won over domestic...