Dealer Tire assigns consultants to high-volume dealerships
As part of its strategy to help dealers build sales of replacement tires, Dealer Tire assigns company consultants to large dealerships.
The quest for automotive super glue
Researchers at Michigan State University and the American Chemistry Council's automotive group say they have developed a breakthrough in bonding mixed materials.
Can U.S. follow through on tough NAFTA talk?
To deliver on its promises, the administration will need the cooperation of the U.S. business community and key members of Congress. Both groups sought to distance themselves from the president last week.
GM cybersecurity chief to head global vehicle safety
Jeffrey Boyer, GM's global safety chief who helped shape the company's safety operations following its ignition-switch crisis, is retiring and will be replaced by Jeffrey Massimilla, the company's chief cybersecurity officer.
Aston Martin readies a sport wagon
Aston Martin, seeking to put a bespoke exclamation point on its aging Vanquish supercar lineup, will build a run of limited-edition Zagato-bodied cars that includes a speedster and shooting brake version.
Delphi invests in Israeli lidar-maker Innoviz
Delphi is partnering with and taking a minority stake in Israeli lidar-maker Innoviz Technologies as it seeks to further develop Level 3 autonomous driving technology.
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 Opportunity Commission.
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 belts.
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 inflators.
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 autonomous driving platform. The alliance plans to put both Level 3 and Level 4/5 automated driving technology into production by 2021.
NAFTA negotiators aim for 'ambitious' start to talks
Negotiators from Canada, Mexico and the United States are aiming for an "ambitious" first round of trade talks, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday, as the countries try to fast-track a deal to modernize the 23-year-old pact by early next year.
Why Toyota is doubling down on N. America
Toyota is forging ahead in all three NAFTA countries at a time when other automakers are sounding more cautious.
Toyota plant shuffle scrambles supplier plans
Toyota's rethink on making the Tacoma in Mexico instead of the Corolla is causing dozens of suppliers to come up with a Plan B.
NAFTA's touchiest issue: rules of origin
Automakers and free-trade proponents warn that even minor adjustments to the rules of origin could upset the carefully constructed balance of economic interests among the U.S., Mexico and Canada.
Magna Q2 profits hit record on 3% revenue gain
Magna International's second-quarter net income edged up 0.5 percent to a record $561 million. Revenue during the quarter rose 3 percent, driven in part by higher sales in Asia.
For some suppliers, a cautious eye on the EV's prospects
Some of the world's top auto-parts suppliers aren't buying all the enthusiasm about the electric vehicles hyped by Tesla CEO Elon Musk and larger automakers trying to keep up.
Nissan trial enables EV owners to earn cash feeding power grids
EV owners are earning as much as $1,530 a year in Denmark as part of trials by Nissan, just by parking their vehicle and feeding excess power back into the grid.