CO2 ruling puts Trump, automakers in a bind

The EPA's surprise decision last week to uphold its greenhouse-gas targets keeps the auto industry pretty much where it was before the presidential election.

Ex-FCA exec joins law firm, gets connected-vehicle role

Former Fiat Chrysler general counsel Marjorie Loeb is re-establishing ties with the auto industry, having been named a partner in the corporate and securities practice of Mayer Brown in Chicago.


Chuck Greenway, an Illinois dealer for nearly five decades, died Nov. 11. He was 84.

Nissan, Harman execs join World Congress panel

Rachel Nguyen, executive director of Nissan's Future Lab, and Dinesh Paliwal, CEO of the Harman Leadership Institute, will speak at the Automotive

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Chuck Greenway, an Illinois dealer for nearly five decades, died Nov. 11. He was 84.

Lear venture advances on 3 projects

Lear Corp. says it is partnering with three automakers to bring advance-concept vehicle seating to market as early as 2019 through its Crafted by Lear pilot program.

Self-driving guidelines picked apart

The most common concern for companies ranging from Apple to ZF TRW: whether NHTSA's self-driving vehicle guidelines go far enough to prevent a regulatory patchwork among the states.

Two from Toyota

Toyota released a teaser image of its redesigned 2018 Camry, with sportier styling than the current generation.

Ford moves Fiesta upscale; plans for U.S. are unclear

Ford Motor Co. offered no details about U.S. plans for its eighth-generation Fiesta at the subcompact's global unveiling in Germany last week, but the European version gets a more upscale interior and diverse range of trim levels.

Another strange tale from the world of Lapo Elkann

Trouble seems to be Lapo Elkann's middle name. The flamboyant 39-year-old heir to the Fiat fortune, no stranger to lurid headlines, was arrested in New York on Nov. 27 on suspicion of falsely reporting his own kidnapping.