Yanfeng to invest in new HQ, tech center near DetroitFri, 20, Jan 2017
Toyota built 6.6% of North American vehicles in Mexico last yearFri, 20, Jan 2017
VW joins Ford, BMW to offer Amazon's 'Alexa' voice serviceFri, 20, Jan 2017
Volkswagen will offer the first embedded application of Amazon's Alexa voice service in a vehicle, as the growing focus on network-connected appliances and other home devices inspires collaborations between automakers and technical service providers.
BMW plans more purchasing with Daimler, report saysFri, 20, Jan 2017
BMW plans to expand its cooperation with Daimler in purchasing components, the automaker's new head of purchasing, Markus Duesmann, told a German newspaper. BMW will have to alter its procurement to meet the trend for EVs and autonomous driving, Duesmann also said.
Another round of Takata airbag recalls filed by 13 automakersThu, 19, Jan 2017
More than a dozen automakers this week recalled another 652,000 vehicles with Takata airbag inflators in the U.S. to replace front passenger inflators as the largest callback in the history of the auto industry continues to cascade through the regulatory process.
U.S. closing Tesla autopilot death investigation without demanding recall, report saysThu, 19, Jan 2017
U.S. regulators said on Thursday they found no evidence of any defects in Tesla electric cars after investigating the death of a man whose Model S collided with a truck while he was using its Autopilot system, the first known fatality involving semi-autonomous driving software.
Icahn to gain full control of Federal-Mogul with $300 million dealThu, 19, Jan 2017
Panasonic aims to move Tesla auto partnership beyond batteriesThu, 19, Jan 2017
Panasonic aims to extend its partnership with electric car maker Tesla Motors beyond batteries and into self-driving technology, as the Japanese conglomerate continues to shift its focus to the automotive business.
Takata's remaining two bidders to seek court-led turnaround in Japan, report saysWed, 18, Jan 2017
Automakers will continue Mexico investments despite Trump threats, study saysWed, 18, Jan 2017
Tesla to build motors, gearboxes in GigafactoryWed, 18, Jan 2017
Ross tells Canada that U.S. will open NAFTA negotiations, report saysWed, 18, Jan 2017
Canadian officials say Wilbur Ross, the nominee for US commerce secretary, has indicated that a formal-notification letter to open negotiations on NAFTA will be sent to Canada and Mexico within days of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, according to the Globe and Mail newspaper.