UPDATED: 6/21/18 8:14 pm ET

Chevy resurrects Blazer as tech-savvy, sporty crossover

General Motors, aiming for more gains in the booming American market for utility vehicles, is resurrecting the venerable Chevrolet Blazer nameplate as a tech-savvy, yet sporty, crossover.


BASF's color palette for 2022 combines technical utility, visual aesthetics

Gray, blue, white and black surfaced as 2022 model year color predictions from automotive paint supplier BASF as the need to "keep it real" with technological advancements such as autonomous vehicles becomes a reality.

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GM adjusts executive roles for Ammann, Reuss

General Motors is realigning responsibilities of two of its top executives, allowing GM President Dan Ammann to better concentrate on the automaker's development and deployment of autonomous vehicles. Ammann, who was already overseeing the operations, is relinquishing responsibilities for Cadillac and GM's global portfolio planning to product chief Mark Reuss.

Study questions massive investments in AVs

Billions of dollars will be lost by many automakers that continue to invest in autonomous and electric vehicles while consumer buy-in remains low, a study from consulting firm AlixPartners says.

Audi, Hyundai to cooperate on fuel cell vehicles

Audi and Hyundai said they will cooperate on developing fuel cell vehicles. The agreement will give Audi and other brands in the Volkswagen Group access to parts that are based on Hyundai's development of the ix35 Fuel Cell and its successor, the Nexo.

Continental board plans powertrain IPO, report says

Continental's supervisory board is moving ahead with plans for an initial public offering of its powertrain unit and a new corporate structure by early July, a sign the supplier's biggest overhaul in decades is taking shape, according to people familiar with the matter.

Volvo extends global footprint with U.S. factory opening

Volvo is expanding its global manufacturing footprint with the inauguration of its first U.S. assembly plant, where it is investing about $1.1 billion to launch output this autumn of the redesigned S60 sedan for domestic and global markets.


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