Withdrawal from NAFTA would cost U.S. jobs, CAR study findsTue, 17, Jan 2017
GM to invest $1 billion in U.S. manufacturing, move axle work from MexicoMon, 16, Jan 2017
General Motors today said it would invest $1 billion in its U.S. manufacturing operations to create or retain 1,500 jobs in this country. The automaker, in an announcement timed to ease pressure from President-elect Donald Trump, also said it would move production of pickup axles from Mexico to Michigan and create at least 5,000 more jobs in the nation in other parts of its business during the next few years.
VW charges in U.S. breach German constitution, says defendant's lawyerTue, 17, Jan 2017
Hyundai, Kia plan $3.1 billion U.S. investment, consider new plantTue, 17, Jan 2017
Hyundai and Kia said they will spend $3.1 billion in the U.S. in the next five years, joining other vehicle manufacturers in announcing investment plans amid threats from President-elect Donald Trump of higher levies on auto imports from Mexico.
BMW to push on with Mexico plant despite Trump tariff threatMon, 16, Jan 2017
BMW plans to finish construction of a $1 billion plant in Mexico undeterred by threats from President-elect Donald Trump that he will impose a 35 percent tariff on cars imported into the U.S. from its southern neighbor.
Suppliers say recruits are demanding more moneyMon, 16, Jan 2017
Trump team signals auto border tax also could hit CanadaFri, 13, Jan 2017
The Trump administration is signaling Canada could face the same retaliatory trade measures as Mexico, in what would be an even bigger disruption to automakers such as Toyota and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
Canada overstated size of auto grant poolWed, 11, Jan 2017
U.S. fuel economy inched lower in December, report saysFri, 13, Jan 2017
The average fuel economy of new cars and light trucks sold in the United States in December was 24.9 mpg, down 0.1 mpg from November, the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute said in its report this week.
VW criminal probe moves forward as U.S. pursues unindicted co-conspiratorsWed, 11, Jan 2017
Justice Department officials confirmed that unindicted co-conspirators remain in their ongoing investigation of Volkswagen AG's diesel emissions scandal and that three of the six VW executives already publicly charged are still employed by the automaker.
Ford owes suppliers payouts after Mexico car plant abortedThu, 12, Jan 2017
VW officials destroyed files, emails as diesel cheating unraveled, U.S. prosecutors sayThu, 12, Jan 2017
Volkswagen's plot to cheat emissions tests was quickly unraveling by 2015. On August 19, an employee told regulators for the first time that VW's diesel cars were designed to behave differently during tests, leading some executives and engineers to begin deleting files and emails, U.S. prosecutors claim.