Hertz and Clear promise new solution to car rental counter hell
Hertz and Clear announced the debut of Hertz Fast Lane Powered by Clear, a service that uses biometrics to speed members through the rental car process.
Bosch rejected stock listing to raise money for industry shift to EVs, report says
Robert Bosch, the world's largest automotive supplier, discussed the merits of a potential stock market floatation with investment bankers as part of a broader funding review, but has chosen to remain unlisted, people close to the matter said.
Continental will turn to software takeovers after powertrain IPO, report says
German supplier Continental is considering acquiring software makers after the flotation of its powertrain unit expected in the second half of 2019, CFO Wolfgang Schaefer told Boersen-Zeitung.
Can you spot all the differences?
The original Danny and the Cruisers album coverlike photo, above, was apparently such a hit that General Motors decided to re-create it.
Small size keeps Brembo fast, focused
Brembo navigates the curves of supplying high-end brakes while managing the transition to brake-by-wire.
Magna's PACE Award-winning door latch
Magna's engineers were looking for styling improvements when they began rethinking door latches. And they kept asking, "What if?"
Tower International to sell European unit in $291 million deal
Metal components supplier Tower said it agreed to sell off its European division to a privately owned French automotive supplier in a deal valued at about $291 million.
Autoliv sets aside $210 million to cover European anti-trust investigation
Autoliv said it is setting aside $210 million this quarter to cover a fine it expects the European Commission to impose after a long-running anti-trust investigation.
Mustang Shelby GT500 to include two 3D-printed brake parts
Ford's upcoming Mustang Shelby GT500, which will be revealed next month at the Detroit auto show, will be made with two 3D-printed brake parts from a new manufacturing center near Detroit.
Morgan Stanley predicts Ford to cut 25,000 jobs in overhaul
Ford's $11 billion restructuring could cost 25,000 employees their jobs, exceeding the cutbacks General Motors announced last week, according to Morgan Stanley.
Congo nearly triples royalty rate on cobalt, key component of EV batteries
Democratic Republic of Congo has declared cobalt a "strategic" substance, according to a government decree, raising the royalty rate miners will pay to 10 percent.
Ammann's move shifts GM leadership dynamic
Dan Ammann stepping down as president to lead the company's autonomous-vehicle unit ushers in a new era for the automaker's executive leadership team.
Goodyear's PACE Award-winning run-flat tires
Goodyear’s run-flat tire enabled automakers to do away with spares, jacks and other tire-changing gear. That translated to a net vehicle weight savings, even though the innovative new tires were heavier than standard ones.
GM's Ammann vacates president role to steer AV unit
General Motors President Dan Ammann will step down from his role to become CEO of the automaker's Cruise autonomous vehicle unit. The move -- effective Jan. 1 -- emphasizes the importance of the operations to the future of GM, which plans to launch a public self-driving ride-hailing fleet in 2019.
Samsung plans $62.7 million auto battery plant, 461 jobs near Detroit
Samsung is planning to open a $62.7 million automotive battery plant near Detroit that would create 461 jobs by the end of 2024.
Martinrea to close Ontario plant in wake of GM cuts, report says
Martinrea's factory in nearby Ajax, Ont., supplies GM's Oshawa plant with parts for the Cadillac XTS and the Chevrolet Impala, according to The Globe and Mail. Neither car will be made beyond 2019.
Aston Martin sees recent non-automotive concepts as brand extensions
In the past year, Aston Martin has unveiled two unique concepts that go beyond hand built, ultraluxury cars: a small personal aircraft and a small personal submersible.