A cautionary question: Does nationality matter?
PwC's automotive leader, Dietmar Ostermann, makes the point that as automakers compete through innovation, supplier nationality still matters.
N.A. auto plant for Magna Steyr?
Global manufacturer Magna International might consider a North American assembly plant in the next few years.
Gentex's Facebook solution
Automotive supplier Gentex Corp. is getting creative about work force recruitment by using social media and local advertising. It has to.
Japan's Aisin expects up to $360 million impact if U.S. raises auto tariffs
Japanese auto supplier Aisin Seiki said it expected to take a hit of up to $360 million if the United States raises tariffs on autos and auto parts.
Former Tesla engineering chief returns to Apple
Doug Field, who stepped down as the senior vice president of engineering at Tesla last month, is returning to former employer Apple.
Canada sees return to NAFTA table as U.S., Mexico near auto deal
Mexico's economy minister said the country, after three weeks of renewed talks, is advancing toward a deal with the United States on new trade rules for the auto industry, which could pave the way for Canada to rejoin negotiations to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement.
New Chinese EV startup GYON launches partnership with Gaffoglio
GYON said it launched a partnership with Gaffoglio Family Metalcrafters to build a prototype for the first in a hoped-for portfolio of electric vehicles.
Strong growth in North America helps fuel Delphi's improved Q2 financials
Delphi Technologies PLC reported improved financials for the second quarter of 2018 due to strong growth in North America and lower costs for restructuring.
Andra Rush sells stake in Detroit Manufacturing Systems, steps down as CEO
Andra Rush, who built Detroit Manufacturing Systems into a top-level auto supplier with $1 billion in annual revenue, has stepped down as CEO and sold her majority share in the company.
Magna says Q2 net income rises 13%, lowers production forecast for tariffs
Magna International reported a 13 percent year-over-year gain in second-quarter net income on record sales, even as it lowered its outlook for 2018 in response to tariffs.
Schaeffler buys drive-by-wire tech for autonomous vehicles
Schaeffler is acquiring drive-by-wire technology Space Drive from Paravan, which it said would play a key role in self-driving cars.
World's top miner charges into cobalt
BHP Billiton is advancing plans to add production of a key cobalt material used in rechargeable batteries to boost its exposure to the electric vehicle revolution.
Adient interim CEO moves company in new direction.
As interim CEO of Adient -- an assignment he took in June -- Fritz Henderson is quickly changing the seat supplier's direction.
American Axle's Q2 profits grow from Metaldyne deal, new vehicle launches
The driveline supplier said net income more than doubled to $151.1 million in the quarter while revenue rose 8 percent to $1.90 billion.
Magneti Marelli spinoff favored despite potential buyer interest
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is sticking with plans to spin off its Magneti Marelli unit after fielding interest from potential buyers for the supplier.
Freudenberg prepares to adapt to EV future
The CEO of Freudenberg Sealing Technologies, maker of seals and gaskets,says the supplier must evolve and emerge more agile if electric vehicle sales take off and its traditional market erodes.
Magneti Marelli agrees to acquire software firm SmartMeUp
Magneti Marelli, FCA's parts business set to be spun off, has inked a deal to purchase SmartMeUp, a perception software company for autonomous vehicles.