Daimler starts reorganization that could lead to breakup
Daimler has started the process of creating separate legal entities for its Mercedes-Benz cars and Daimler Trucks divisions, a move that fueled speculation of an eventual break up of the automaker.
Industry resigned to life without NAFTA
Automakers and suppliers are starting to envision a world without the North American Free Trade Agreement. Signs are growing that the Trump administration is determined to gut the 23-year-old deal.
Cadillac holds off on virtual showrooms
Cadillac plans to hold off on a key pillar of its Project Pinnacle dealer incentive program and shift its strategy for virtual reality technology in showrooms to larger dealers.
Mazda's Moro will speak at congress
Masahiro Moro, who has helped drive higher brand loyalty since taking over as CEO of Mazda North American Operations last year, will speak Jan. 17 at the Automotive News World Congress.
Porsche tests subscription service
An experimental subscription service in Atlanta lets customers switch among up to 22 models for $3,000 a month.
Nissan CEO hands off to Toyota CEO
In decorum-obsessed Japan, the auto industry is cooperating to keep Nissan's recent factory inspection scandal from dimming the glitz at this month's Tokyo Motor Show.
Delphi sees gold in over-air service
Delphi Automotive's newly named electronics business — Aptiv — has its eye on a completely new kind of supplier prize: service work.
Valeo: Tech changes will affect 100% of products
Valeo's director of innovation has sized up how many of the supplier's products will be affected new technologies. The answer? All of them.
Tesla fired hundreds of employees in past week, reports say
Electric vehicle maker Tesla fired about 400 employees this week, including associates, team leaders and supervisors, according to a local news report and a former employee.
U.S. seeks to include steel, aluminum in NAFTA autos rules
The Trump administration is seeking to use NAFTA to boost the United States steel and other basic materials industries by proposing stricter automotive content rules.
Canada, Mexico pledge trade unity as Trump threatens NAFTA
The leaders of Mexico and Canada presented a united front for trade talks with Donald Trump, committing to continued trilateral negotiations over NAFTA.
U.S. lawmakers propose making it easier to meet mpg rules
A bipartisan pair of Michigan lawmakers introduced a bill to make it easier for automakers to comply with federal fuel efficiency requirements, as the Trump administration weighs softening standards that require nearly doubling the fuel economy of the nation's new vehicle fleet by 2025.
Ford to triple number of employee-only EV charging stations in North America
Ford plans to increase the number of electric vehicle charging stations for its North American employees from 200 to 600 over the next three years as it places a greater emphasis on electrification.
Finbarr O'Neill to retire as CEO of J.D. Power; search for successor underway
Finbarr O'Neill plans to retire as CEO of JD Power in March 2018. Power's board has hired an executive search firm to help identify a successor for O'Neill, 65, who previously led Hyundai Motor America, Mitsubishi North America and Reynolds & Reynolds.
Trump could envision U.S. trade deal with Canada without Mexico
President Donald Trump said he would be open to doing a bilateral trade deal with Canada but not Mexico if talks between the three countries over NAFTA fall apart.
Car dealer, pro gambler Billy Walters reports to prison
Mega car dealer Billy Walters is now in federal prison for insider trading. The Federal Bureau of Prisons website lists him as an inmate at a minimum security federal prison camp in Pensacola, Fla.
U.S. Chamber issues battle call to save NAFTA
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is sounding alarm bells about the need to preserve the North American Free Trade Agreement.