California urges Trump administration to abandon mpg plan
California's top air regulator urged the Trump administration to abandon a plan to freeze fuel efficiency standards through 2026, as automakers urged state and federal regulators to reach agreement to extend nationwide rules.
Retail innovator O'Neil retiring from Cox
Cox Automotive COO Mark O'Neil, who helped start CarMax and Dealertrack, will step down Feb. 1 after three decades in auto retailing.
Who can replace Jackson as voice of the industry?
The transition to a new CEO could make for a real tone shift at AutoNation. It's one thing to find a smart business leader who can run the country's largest new-vehicle retailer; it's another to replace someone who has effectively served as the voice for an industry.
How Kia's new Telluride rumbled onto the runway
The surprise sneak peek at New York Fashion Week was another example of Kia showing up in unexpected places, such as the luxury sports sedan segment and the top tier of the industry's quality rankings.
BorgWarner CEO: Bring on the electrics
BorgWarner is reaching an enviable position for a traditional engine parts supplier -- it won't care what kind of a propulsion system a customer wants.
Former Ford exec's pet project
Former Ford Motor Co. executive MaryAnn Wright led drive for new $5 million dollar animal shelter in Dearborn that bears her name.
Giving appliance design a whirl
Retired Ford Motor Co. chief designer J. Mays will join Whirlpool in October as a vice president and chief design officer.
Kia's K900 gets fine-tuning from Biermann
Kia's next K900 is banking on the influence of German master tuner Albert Biermann.
GM restructures global strategy, EV executives
General Motors is restructuring the leadership of its global strategy and EV units as it begins to deploy at least 20 battery-electric and fuel-cell powered vehicles globally by 2023.
California, other states set to challenge Trump over relaxed emissions rules
Democratic leaders in three states warned again Friday they are ready to challenge the Trump administration in court, alleging abuse of power, if it moves ahead with plans to weaken tailpipe emission standards, and they criticized the auto industry for welching on a national agreement to roughly double fuel economy targets.
U.S. 'very close' to proceeding with Mexico-only trade deal
The United States is getting "very, very close" to having to move forward on its trade deal with Mexico without Canada, White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said.
NAFTA talks break off, again. Now what?
All three countries want to sign an accord before Mexico's incoming president takes office Dec. 1. To do so, they'd have to publish a deal by Sept. 30, and would need to reach agreement imminently to have time to put it into legal text.
Tesla's head of supply management departs, report says
Tesla's purchasing chief is leaving the company, according to people familiar with the matter, as CEO Elon Musk struggles to contain an exodus of senior executives.
Longtime Ford finance whiz Schloss to retire
Neil Schloss, the treasurer who helped Ford steer through the Great Recession without going into bankruptcy, will retire at the end of the year after 36 years with the company.
Tesla's retail strategy questioned by Jackson
Tesla could have avoided its recent struggle delivering cars to customers quickly if it hadn't insisted on handling its own retailing, AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson said.
Aston Martin to expand hypercar lineup with '003'
Aston Martin plans to expand its hypercar lineup with a coupe code-named the 003. Sales of the 003 will be limited to 500 units and its price is expected to be below that of its sister model.
VW rejects Trump envoy's take on Iran pullout
Volkswagen rejected a report suggesting it had decided against doing business in Iran after coming under pressure from Donald Trump's ambassador to Germany, saying its position had not changed.