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Foot-operated rear doors on upgraded Town & Country

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 29, 2015
The redesigned Chrysler Town & Country minivan, arriving next year, will feature foot-operated rear doors, USB ports in each of its three rows and improved fuel economy.

Will automakers go for Gorilla Glass?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 29, 2015
Gorilla Glass, the tough, lightweight, scratch-resistant glass made by Corning Inc. and used on the screens of billions of smartphones and tablets, is getting closer to being used in windshields and other glass apertures of production vehicles.

 
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GM's Duramax V-8 engine to power U.S. Army's Humvee replacement

1:45 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2015
GM's powertrain division will supply the engine for the successor to the Army's Humvee -- a deal that could see GM deliver as many as 55,000 diesel...

Bosch acquires U.S. electric car battery developer Seeo

9:43 am U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2015
German auto supplier Robert Bosch has bought Seeo, a California-based company that has developed next-generation lithium-ion batteries that could...

NEWS ANALYSIS

The UAW benefits failure that wasn't

10:42 am U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2015
Five years ago, GM, Ford and Chrysler, with the UAW's blessing, created an independent entity to provide health insurance for more than 700,000...

China's BAIC in talks to take Daimler stake, report says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2015
Chinese automaker BAIC Motor is in talks with Daimler about taking a stake in the German luxury carmaker, Reuters reported.

Smart ForTwo takes on more American dimensions

3:34 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2015
The bite-size Smart ForTwo may have a European flavor, but the third-generation model coming to the U.S.

Ferrari considers appointing Marchionne as new CEO, report says

9:10 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2015
Ferrari is considering appointing Chairman Sergio Marchionne as CEO after Amedeo Felisa retires from the post in the coming months, sources told...

Honda offers facelift of slow-selling CR-Z sports hybrid

7:12 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2015
Honda hopes a facelift will give a sales lift to one of its weakest entries: the CR-Z sporty hybrid.

2015 FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW

Kia releases Sportage pictures ahead of show debut

4:30 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2015
Kia released pictures of its latest Sportage ahead of the model's debut at the Frankfurt auto show.

Cars will be ripe for identity theft as shopping comes to dashboard, experts say

11:48 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2015
Hackers can already take control of a car.

ZF says TRW integration on track, sees stable profits despite China slowdown

7:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2015
ZF Friedrichshafen said the integration of rival TRW is progressing well and it expected full-year sales and profits to remain stable despite a...

Ford, UAW in talks to revive Ranger sales, output in U.S.

12:15 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
Ford is in discussions with the UAW about bringing the Ranger midsize pickup and Bronco SUV back to the U.S.

BMW aims to retake segment lead with redesigned 7 series

5:45 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
BMW of North America wants to set a new sales record for the 7-series sedan with its redesigned version -- and regain leadership of the luxury sedan...

Ten automakers sued in U.S. over keyless ignitions

11:30 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
Ten of the world's biggest automakers were sued today by consumers who claim they concealed the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning from millions of...

Acura, Mercedes, Mazda get top rating in IIHS collision prevention tests

12:29 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
Acura, Mercedes and Mazda made an impressive showing in the most recent IIHS testing of vehicles with front collision prevention technology.

2015 FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW

Hyundai concept will showcase brand's performance credentials

5:07 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
Hyundai is trying to burnish its performance credentials and will unveil an “ultimate concept car” at next month's Frankfurt auto show...

Dodge Barracuda convertible, next-gen Charger among surprises for FCA dealers in Las Vegas

10:14 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
Fiat Chrysler dealers meeting in Las Vegas on Tuesday were wowed by a parade of new products coming to their dealerships, including a Dodge Barracuda...

Jaguar touts F-Pace's driving dynamics

4:37 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
Jaguar today said its new F-Pace will offer driving dynamics "unlike anything else in the segment" as the UK sports car maker takes aim at the...

Toyota poised to restart production at China plant shut in blast

6:28 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
Toyota said it will restart work Thursday at China plants that were shut after explosions in the city of Tianjin.

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