Mobility Center signs education partnership with 15 Michigan schoolsOct. 16
American Center for Mobility enlists universities and community colleges to help drive retraining and education as hedge against jobs lost to future mobility
Stumped by steel? Tesla may struggle with weldingOct. 16
What's behind Tesla's manufacturing woes? It could be something as simple as steel.
U.S. offers little reassurance on NAFTAOct. 16
Lobbyists expressed concern that extreme U.S. positions could make a NAFTA deal impossible, with the potential that beneficial trading benefits for industries in all three countries could end.
Resigned to a world without NAFTAOct. 16
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.
GM warns Canadian union it could wind down striking CAMI plantOct. 12
General Motors is growing frustrated by the impasse in contract talks with Unifor and warned the union it will look to produce the Chevrolet Equinox elsewhere unless workers call off a month-long strike at the plant in Ingersoll, Ont.
Grim reality of NAFTA talks sets in after tough U.S. demandsOct. 15
Negotiators from Canada and Mexico grappled with U.S. demands to drastically alter NAFTA as talks over renewal of the pact vilified by President Donald Trump ran through a fourth straight day.
Tesla fired hundreds of employees in past week, reports sayOct. 14
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. unveils proposal to boost autos content in NAFTA, report saysOct. 13
The United States has formally unveiled proposals to boost the amount of regional content that autos must contain to qualify for NAFTA tariff-free access, sources told Reuters.
MEXICO CROSSES OVEROct. 16
A new generation of light trucks is being built and sold in Mexico, upending traditional notions of the country's place in the North American auto industry.
Hyundai borrows from 2009 marketing playbookOct. 16
Hyundai Motor America CMO Dean Evans predicts that with new vehicles luring first-time Hyundai shoppers and the Shopper Assurance program promoting loyalty, Hyundai could post a 10 percent sales gain over 2017.
Louisiana sheriff's office boycotts Ford over support for NFL players' anthem protestsOct. 12
Sheriff Julian Whittington of the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office in Louisiana said in a letter to its dealership, Hixson Ford of Alexandria, that it would no longer buy Ford police vehicles.
Canada, Mexico pledge trade unity as Trump threatens NAFTAOct. 13
The leaders of Mexico and Canada presented a united front for trade talks with Donald Trump, committing to continued trilateral negotiations over NAFTA.