Deals in Canada slow the jobs bleedingSat, 22, Oct 2016
The roughly $900 million Canadian in investment commitments that Unifor has secured from the Detroit 3 thus far might not be enough to fully reverse the long-term trend of auto manufacturing jobs leaving Canada, labor experts say.
CarMax's certification check list fails Calif. law, court rulesFri, 21, Oct 2016
A federal appeals court in California ruled that CarMax's component inspection checklist violates a California statue that requires dealers to provide consumers a “completed inspection report” prior to the sale of any certified used vehicle.
Faraday falls behind on plant construction billsFri, 21, Oct 2016
A construction firm working on Faraday Future's $1 billion Nevada factory has warned the electric-car startup that it could face a work stoppage over millions of dollars in unpaid bills, raising questions about Faraday's financial condition.
Google, automakers object to California rules for self-driving carsWed, 19, Oct 2016
Google and automakers objected to California proposals to set new, mandatory rules for testing self-driving cars in the state, which industry officials said could hobble their efforts in the home to much of self-driving vehicle testing and development.
Online auto shopping plummeted during hurricane, study saysWed, 19, Oct 2016
Vehicle online-shopping traffic plummeted nearly 60 percent in coastal cities such as Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C., the weekend Hurricane Matthew traveled up the East Coast, research from Jumpstart Automotive Media shows.
VW said to seek final approval of U.S. emissions deal without agreed fixTue, 18, Oct 2016
Volkswagen Group is asking for a final sign-off on its $14.7 billion U.S. settlement with drivers caught up in its emissions scandal even as the automaker continues to seek regulators' approval for a fix for vehicles with "defeat device" software.
LG Chem expects GM to sell over 30,000 Bolts next yearTue, 18, Oct 2016
LG Chem, a battery supplier for General Motors' upcoming Bolt electric vehicle, said today it expected the automaker to sell more than 30,000 of the cars next year.
VW sued by Missouri over diesel emissionsMon, 17, Oct 2016
The state of Missouri sued Volkswagen, becoming the 17th U.S. state to take legal action against the German automaker over diesel emissions violations. Missouri's lawsuit adds to the financial risks for Volkswagen from suits filed by state regulators who are seeking financial penalties in addition to any federal or civil claims the automaker will pay.
Dealer bets millions on a hoard of VipersMon, 17, Oct 2016
A North Carolina Dodge dealership has secured for itself a veritable nest of Vipers to sell to enthusiasts long after the long-running sports coupe ends production next year.
Volkswagen diesel scandal under Canadian government scrutinyMon, 17, Oct 2016
Volkswagen Canada is being investigated under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act for importing vehicles with software intended to defeat emissions testing.
As Unifor-Ford talks kick off, workers scoff at pattern dealMon, 17, Oct 2016
Unifor President Jerry Dias was able to persuade General Motors and Fiat Chrysler to invest in Canada. Now the biggest remaining hurdle for the head of Canada's auto workers union may be Ford workers themselves.
Every brand wants piece of the action in AmericaMon, 17, Oct 2016
Think the U.S. market is competitive now? With sales at historic highs, a number of overseas makers are seeking to set up shop in a landscape known to be hostile to newcomers.