Crude oil futures may have ended the decline that has slashed the price of petroleum nearly 60% since last summer.
America’s benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude settled above $45 per barrel, up 11 cents, on Monday. The overseas standard, Brent crude, rose 17 cents to $48 per barrel. Both prices were [...]
Detroit Auto Show Attendance at 12-Year High
Posted: January 27, 2015 at 1:51 am
Organizers report the North American International Auto Show attracted 808,800 ticketed attendees, including 5,000 journalists...
Oil Prices May Have Bottomed Out
Posted: January 27, 2015 at 12:41 am
Crude oil futures may have ended the decline that has slashed the price of petroleum...
Dana Sells Its Venezuelan Operations
Posted: January 26, 2015 at 7:20 pm
Dana Holding Corp. has pulled out of Venezuela, selling two factories there and taking a...
UPDATE: GM Ignition-Switch Fund Raises Eligible Death Claims to 50
Posted: January 26, 2015 at 12:39 am
The General Motors Co. fund set up last August to compensate victims of the company’s...
Four Auto Brands Say “No Thanks” to Super Bowl
Posted: January 26, 2015 at 12:08 am
Four car brands that advertised during the 2014 Super Bowl football broadcast won’t be back...
Michigan’s Auto Technology Base
Posted: January 24, 2015 at 12:00 pm
When it comes to technological prowess in the automotive sector, Michigan has no difficulty proving...
Subaru Tops in U.S. Resale Value
Posted: January 23, 2015 at 3:31 pm
Subaru brand vehicles maintain higher proportional value (46%) after five years than any other mainstream...
Honda Picks Takata Rival for Airbags
Posted: January 23, 2015 at 3:11 pm
Honda Motor Co. has selected Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd. to supply airbags for its next-generation...
Ford Takes Writedown on Venezuelan Currency
Posted: January 23, 2015 at 11:56 am
Ford Motor Co. is taking a $800 million pretax charge in the fourth quarter of...
Harman Spends $950 Million to Buy Two Software Companies
Posted: January 23, 2015 at 12:09 am
Harman International Industries Inc. is investing $950 million in two deals to expand its services...
Cadillac Will Add “Boutiques” at 700 Dealerships
Posted: January 22, 2015 at 10:49 am
General Motors Co.’s Cadillac unit is rolling out a plan today that would have about...
Court Asked to Open Treasury’s GM Bailout Records
Posted: January 22, 2015 at 12:10 am
A lawsuit filed in Washington, D.C., by the Center for Auto Safety argues that the...
Uber Reportedly Raised $1.6 Billion in New Financing
Posted: January 21, 2015 at 9:12 pm
Uber Technologies Inc. has collected $1.6 billion in convertible debt in its latest fundraising effort,...
Chrysler PR Whiz Tom Kowaleski Dies
Posted: January 21, 2015 at 10:19 am
Tom Kowaleski, the public relations ace who arranged to have a Jeep crash through a...
Toyota Breaks Ground for Texas Headquarters
Posted: January 21, 2015 at 12:46 am
Toyota Motor Co. has broken ground for its new headquarters in Plano, Tex. The facility...
Kia Recalls Forte Sedans to Fix Fire Hazard
Posted: January 26, 2015 at 12:30 am
Next month Kia Motors Corp. plans to begin recalling 86,900 of its 2014 model Forte...
U-Mich Mobility Test Facility to Open in July
Posted: January 26, 2015 at 12:18 am
The University of Michigan’s Mobility Transformation Center expects to open its $6.5 million connected-car test...
DOE to Fund $91 Million in Research on Vehicle Efficiency
Posted: January 23, 2015 at 4:03 pm
The U.S. Dept. of Energy has unveiled a new $56 million funding program to promote...
PSA Scales Down Its “Hybrid Air” Project
Posted: January 23, 2015 at 12:48 am
PSA Peugeot Citroen is lowering its expectations for the hybrid powertrain it has developed with...
No Small SUV from Cadillac Until 2018
Posted: January 22, 2015 at 10:14 pm
General Motors Co.’s Cadillac unit is developing a small SUV, but the vehicle won’t arrive...
Ford Opens Silicon Valley Research Center
Posted: January 22, 2015 at 9:43 pm
Ford Motor Co. has officially opened a new research center in California dedicated to connectivity,...
NHTSA to Tout Automatic Braking in Ratings System
Posted: January 22, 2015 at 7:21 pm
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is adding automatic braking systems to its list of...
Honda Readies All-New Pilot SUV for Chicago Reveal
Posted: January 22, 2015 at 2:53 am
Honda Motor Co. plans to unveil is dramatically redesigned Pilot small SUV at the Canadian...
McLaren Promotes Melville to Head Designer
Posted: January 21, 2015 at 12:33 am
McLaren Automotive Ltd. has promoted Robert Melville, 37, to chief designer, effective immediately. He reports...
Takata Finalizes 7-Member Panel to Find Production Failures
Posted: January 21, 2015 at 12:08 am
Takata Corp. has named a seven-member team to closely review its manufacturing procedures and identify...
Jeep Signals More “Flexible” Designs Ahead
Posted: January 20, 2015 at 2:45 am
Future Jeep models will reveal a more flexible approach to the brand’s exterior styling, says...
Patents Soar for Auto Propulsion Technology
Posted: January 20, 2015 at 2:02 am
The number of patents filed worldwide for automotive propulsion technology multiplied sixfold to 12,000 between...
BMW Expects Short-Term Dip in EV Demand
Posted: January 20, 2015 at 12:06 am
Cheap fuel will hurt demand for electric vehicles in at least some countries over the...
New Complaints about Stalling Ford Pickups
Posted: January 19, 2015 at 12:43 am
In 2013 Ford Motor Co. began recalling 2010-2012 model Super Duty F-350, F-450 and F-550...
ZF Squeezes 3% More Efficiency from 8-Speed Gearbox
Posted: January 19, 2015 at 12:28 am
ZF Friedrichshafen AG says its second-generation 8-speed automatic transmission is 3% more fuel efficient than...
Toyota to Base Worker Pay More on Merit, Less on Seniority
Posted: January 26, 2015 at 9:18 pm
Toyota Motor Corp. wants to change the way it pays workers in Japan to put...
VW Agrees with Dealers on Lower Sales Targets in China
Posted: January 26, 2015 at 10:29 am
Volkswagen AG confirms it has reached accord with its dealers in China to set more...
Nissan-Mitsubishi D-Segment Sedan Project Suspended
Posted: January 26, 2015 at 12:24 am
Plans for the Renault-Nissan alliance to produce a D-segment sedan for Mitsubishi Motors Corp. to...
VW Recalls More Than 110,000 Cars to Fix Fuel System Leak
Posted: January 26, 2015 at 12:10 am
Volkswagen AG’s Audi and Porsche units are preparing to recall at least 110,200 vehicles—more than...
Kia’s Profits Plunge 54%
Posted: January 23, 2015 at 4:32 pm
Kia Motors Corp. reports its net profit in the fourth quarter of 2014 plummeted to...
South Korea’s Economic Growth Stalls
Posted: January 23, 2015 at 1:20 am
South Korea’s economy grew by a seasonally adjusted 0.4% in last year’s fourth quarter compared...
Kia Sees Need for a Factory in India
Posted: January 23, 2015 at 1:08 am
Kia Motors Corp. has almost no presence in India, thanks to high import taxes and...
Continental Expands Electronic Tech Center in India
Posted: January 22, 2015 at 10:10 pm
Continental AG has opened a 140,000-sq-ft addition to its electronics and software Technical Center India...
Hyundai’s Quarterly Profits Drop 19%
Posted: January 22, 2015 at 2:48 am
Hyundai Motor Co. reports its net profit last October-December fell to 1.7 trillion won ($1.5...
Nissan to Boost Exports from Japan
Posted: January 22, 2015 at 2:00 am
Nissan Motor Co. plans to use excess capacity in Japan to increase exports by at...
Toyota Expects Its Sales to Shrink This Year
Posted: January 21, 2015 at 1:16 am
Toyota Motor Corp. says its worldwide sales, including those of subsidiaries Daihatsu and Hino, are...
“Parallel Imports” Market Surges in China
Posted: January 20, 2015 at 1:24 am
Demand for luxury cars imported outside normal channels is growing in China, the Financial Times...
China’s Economy Expanded 7.4% in 2014
Posted: January 20, 2015 at 1:14 am
China’s gross domestic product grew by 7.4% last year, down from 7.7% in 2013, according...
Tokyo Plans Big Investment in Hydrogen for Olympic Games
Posted: January 20, 2015 at 12:44 am
Tokyo is preparing to invest 45 billion yen ($382 million) to install hydrogen fueling stations...
Daicel Adds Capacity for Replacement Airbag Inflators
Posted: January 20, 2015 at 12:09 am
Daicel Corp. is adding an unspecified amount of capacity to make replacement airbag inflators for...
S&P Cuts Russia’s Credit Rating to “Junk”
Posted: January 27, 2015 at 1:11 am
Russia’s credit rating has been dropped below investment grade by New York City-based Standard &...
Winkler to Head Bentley in the Americas
Posted: January 26, 2015 at 11:10 am
Volkswagen AG’s Bentley Motors unit has named Michael Winkler to head its Bentley Motors Inc....
Euro Sags to an 11-Year Low
Posted: January 26, 2015 at 12:19 am
The euro weakened sharply against the U.S. dollar over the weekend after Greece’s likely new...
Report: Porsche’s “Baby Panamera” Will Be Electric-Only
Posted: January 26, 2015 at 12:11 am
Porsche AG has decided to offer its upcoming compact sport sedan exclusively as an electric...
EC to Rule on ZF-TRW Merger in February
Posted: January 26, 2015 at 12:04 am
The European Commission says it expects to decide by Feb. 26 whether to approve ZF...
Honda Phases Out Accord Sedan in Europe
Posted: January 23, 2015 at 3:07 pm
Honda Motor Co. tells Automotive News Europe it will drop its Accord sedan in Europe...
Opel Planning Electric Karl Minicar
Posted: January 23, 2015 at 12:17 pm
General Motors Co.’s Adam Opel unit is developing an all-electric powertrain option for its new...
Fiat Chrysler Posts 7% Growth Worldwide
Posted: January 23, 2015 at 12:23 am
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV sold 4.75 million vehicles worldwide last year, up 7% from 2013....
GM Says Opel Turnaround Is on Track
Posted: January 23, 2015 at 12:08 am
General Motors Co. tells Bloomberg News that efforts to return the carmaker’s Adam Opel AG...
Ghosn Raises Car Sales Forecast for Europe
Posted: January 22, 2015 at 8:59 pm
Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn predicts car sales in Europe will expand 2% to 13.3 million...
Cooper Standard Will Restructure European Unit
Posted: January 22, 2015 at 2:14 am
Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. says its automotive unit will shed excess capacity in France and Germany...
VW Vows to Simplify Parts Count
Posted: January 22, 2015 at 1:14 am
Volkswagen AG reiterates its hopes of improving the profitability of its VW brand by designing...
IMF Lowers Global Growth Forecast
Posted: January 21, 2015 at 12:58 am
The International Monetary Fund predicts the global economy will expand 3.5% in 2015, down from...
Daimler Begins Shooting Brake Production in Hungary
Posted: January 21, 2015 at 12:28 am
Daimler AG has launched production of the Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake at its factory in...
Audi Plans Bigger Flagship Crossover by 2020
Posted: January 21, 2015 at 12:07 am
Audi AG is developing a large crossover vehicle to compete with the Mercedes-Benz GL and...
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