Aptiv preps new tech center in Boston
Aptiv, formerly Delphi Automotive, will open a technology center in Boston next year to expand engineering efforts and advance autonomous-vehicle programs.
Autoliv expects to complete spinoff of electronics business next year
Autoliv expects the spinoff of its electronics business to be completed next year. Its airbag and seat belt business will operate under the Autoliv name.
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After split, Delphi looks to the future
Last week, storied auto supplier Delphi split into two separate public entities -- one focused on the headline-grabbing autonomous vehicle phenomenon, the other on the century-old powertrain.
Lear to acquire GPS technology company EXO Technologies
Lear said it agreed to acquire EXO Technologies, a GPS technology firm based in Israel, to boost its connected vehicle systems. Terms were not disclosed.
On recalls, Honda goes the extra mile
It took a while for Honda to recognize the scope of its problem with bad Takata airbag inflators, but since it did, the company has led the way in finding affected vehicles and getting their owners to come in for repairs.
GM making big changes to lighten pickups
It would be the largest-scale automotive application of carbon fiber, whose long, labor-intensive production process and high cost relative to steel and aluminum have limited its use mostly to luxury vehicles and sports cars.
Marketplace showcases GM's remote update capability
Over-the-air updates are seen as a key part of connected and autonomous vehicles, as they allow companies to refine their systems over time and provide real-time updates when needed.
Costs sink Sommer, but ZF committed to autonomous
Boardroom unease over ongoing acquisitions just brought down ZF's CEO. But the parts giant knows it must press on to be a true global autonomous vehicle competitor.
Industry right-sizes its stocks
Automakers have worked off a yearlong surplus of inventory and enter the busy December selling season with stocks slightly below normal for this time of year.
Intel-Nvidia rivalry gets chippy
Trying to figure out who is in the lead takes patience and math skills.
Auto, battery makers investing in small Canadian cobalt, lithium miners
Canadian developers of cobalt and lithium mines stand to benefit from a round of investments from the makers of electric vehicles and batteries. More than a dozen groups, including car and battery makers, are investing.
Tennessee plant may be VW's EV factory
By building EVs at its plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., Volkswagen is hoping to get a better return on its billion-dollar investment in the facility.
ZF CEO's 'reckless' buying spree led to his departure
The departure of ZF CEO Stefan Sommer shows that politics and entrepreneurism rarely are a good match. Sommer turned ZF into the world's second-largest supplier but his global expansion ambitions were considered "reckless" by the head of the foundation that owns the supplier.
Saab asset owner NEVS plans Swedish production next year
National Electric Vehicle Sweden, which acquired the assets of Saab Auto, plans to make electric cars at the iconic brand's Swedish factory.
IIHS top safety picks dwindle under new criteria
Only 15 vehicles qualify for the Top Safety Pick Plus award after the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety expanded their criteria.
ZF CEO Sommer steps down after losing power struggle
ZF said CEO Stefan Sommer is leaving the company. Sommer's departure likely signals the end of an expansion strategy that drove the German supplier's $12.4 billion acquisition of TRW Automotive, creating the industry's second-largest supplier.