Today Ford Motor Co. formally begins production of the restyled 2015 Mustang sport coupe at its factory in Flat Rock, Mich. The car will go on sale in the U.S. in November.
The new model has been tailored for global sales, including the marque’s first independent rear suspension and first-ever right-hand-drive [...]
Goodyear Names New Global Sales Chief
Posted: August 28, 2014 at 1:42 am
Richard Kellam, formerly global chief customer officer for candymaker Mars Inc., will take over as...
Lear Finalizes Deal to Buy Eagle Ottawa
Posted: August 28, 2014 at 12:33 am
Seatmaker Lear Corp. has agreed to buy automotive leather supplier Eagle Ottawa LLC for $850...
Globalized 2015 Mustang Starts Production
Posted: August 28, 2014 at 12:21 am
Today Ford Motor Co. formally begins production of the restyled 2015 Mustang sport coupe at...
Kia to Build $1 Billion Assembly Plant in Mexico
Posted: August 27, 2014 at 6:53 pm
Kia Motors Corp. confirms reports that it will open an auto factory in Mexico with...
Anti-UAW Faction Aims to Form Union at VW Plant
Posted: August 27, 2014 at 3:25 am
A group of employees at Volkswagen AG’s assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., hopes to create...
Dollie Cole Dies at 84
Posted: August 27, 2014 at 1:06 am
Dollie Cole, the larger-than-life wife of former General Motors Co. President Ed Cole, died on...
CR Rates RAM 1500 Diesel Top Pickup Truck
Posted: August 26, 2014 at 8:46 pm
Consumer Reports has anointed the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel the best fullsize pickup truck on the...
EY Names Miller New Global Automotive Chief
Posted: August 26, 2014 at 12:34 pm
Ernst & Young LLP has named Randy Miller to head its Global Automotive and Transportation...
GM Tech Center Rolls Out Bike Share Scheme
Posted: August 26, 2014 at 12:15 pm
General Motors Co. has partnered with Cambridge, Mass.-based Zagster Inc. to deploy a bicycle-sharing service...
Domestic Brands Narrow Satisfaction Gap with Imports
Posted: August 26, 2014 at 11:31 am
Overall U.S. customer satisfaction with carmakers has dropped for the second consecutive year, but the...
Ford Spending $129 Million on Lincoln Production Upgrades
Posted: August 25, 2014 at 9:07 pm
Ford Motor Co. says it will spend $129 million at its truck plant in Louisville,...
GM’s Ignition Switch Compensation Fund Gets 100th Death Claim
Posted: August 25, 2014 at 8:18 pm
General Motors Co. says it has received 100 death and 184 injury claims so far...
Special-Order Ford F-150 Trucks Won’t Arrive Till February
Posted: August 25, 2014 at 7:06 pm
Ford Motor Co. dealers have been told they won’t receive custom-order 2015 model F-150 pickups...
GM Ignition Switch Repairs Reach 807,000 Units
Posted: August 25, 2014 at 12:22 am
General Motors Co. says its dealers have now fixed about 807,000 of the 2.6 million...
Auto R&D in Michigan
Posted: August 23, 2014 at 12:00 pm
The State of Michigan is home to 375 automotive R&D centers, and it draws about...
Renault Debuts Shorter, Roomier, Thriftier Twingo City Car
Posted: August 28, 2014 at 10:37 pm
Renault SA has formally introduced its third-generation Twingo city car. The mid-engine/rear-drive four-door hatch rides...
Voice Recognition, Bluetooth Top Customer Complaints
Posted: August 28, 2014 at 9:37 pm
Balky Bluetooth connections and voice recognition systems that don’t recognize voices are consumers’ biggest gripes...
Spider Webs Prompt Suzuki Recall
Posted: August 28, 2014 at 1:27 am
Suzuki Motor Corp. is recalling 19,200 of its 2010-2013 Kizashi small sedans in the U.S....
Audi Touts 48-Volt Electrical System
Posted: August 27, 2014 at 8:46 pm
Audi AG says it is preparing to equip unspecified diesel-powered models with a 48-volt electrical...
GM Moving SRX Crossover Production to U.S.
Posted: August 27, 2014 at 2:48 pm
General Motors Co. is relocating production of the next-generation Cadillac SRX midsize crossover vehicle from...
Volvo Debuts XC90 Flagship Crossover
Posted: August 26, 2014 at 10:37 pm
Volvo Car Corp. has officially introduce the all-new XC90 crossover vehicle, its first all-new model...
NHTSA Closes Toyota Camry Brake Probe
Posted: August 26, 2014 at 10:42 am
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has ended its eight-month investigation into complaints about reduced...
Subaru Prepares for One-Platform Strategy
Posted: August 26, 2014 at 3:23 am
Reports say Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.’s Subaru unit is likely in 2016 to introduce the...
Chrysler’s Pickups Stick with Steel
Posted: August 25, 2014 at 7:37 pm
Chrysler Group LLC won’t consider a shift from steel to aluminum body panels for its...
Bosch Expands U.S. Tech Center
Posted: August 25, 2014 at 6:44 pm
Robert Bosch LLC has launched a $40 million expansion to its technical center in Plymouth...
Infiniti Seeks “Eau Rouge” as U.S. Trademark
Posted: August 25, 2014 at 12:28 am
Nissan Motor Co.’s Infiniti brand has filed for a U.S. trademark for “Eau Rouge,” the...
Mercedes Developing Line of AMG-Lite Models
Posted: August 25, 2014 at 12:15 am
Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit is planning a new line of AMG Sport models with performance...
GM Completes IT Center Network
Posted: August 22, 2014 at 3:27 pm
General Motors Co. has officially opened its fourth and final information technology innovation center, a...
Telematics Market to Reach $45 Billion by 2019
Posted: August 22, 2014 at 11:31 am
Worldwide demand for automotive telematics systems and services will grow at an annualized 36% over...
Honda Tweaks Minicar Bumper to Boost Crash Performance
Posted: August 22, 2014 at 11:08 am
Honda Motor Co. has modified the front bumper beams of its redesigned 2015 model Fit...
Kia Targets 270,000 Sorento Sales
Posted: August 28, 2014 at 11:42 pm
Kia Motors Corp. aims to sell 270,000 of its third-generation Sorento crossover vehicles worldwide next...
China Could Launch $16 Billion EV Charging Project
Posted: August 27, 2014 at 7:47 pm
China’s central government may spend as much as 100 billion yuan to build a national...
Kia to Open Huge Auto Plant in Mexico Next Year
Posted: August 27, 2014 at 7:05 pm
Kia Motors Corp. says it will open a $1 billion factory near Monterrey, Mexico, in...
BYD to Launch EV Co-Developed with Daimler
Posted: August 27, 2014 at 1:32 am
Chinese carmaker BYD Co. expects next month to begin selling an electric sedan it developed...
Tata Taps JLR Technology for Luxury SUV
Posted: August 27, 2014 at 12:46 am
Tata Motors Ltd. plans to introduce two upscale SUVs for the Indian market in 2017,...
India Fines 14 Carmakers for Anti-Competitive Behavior
Posted: August 26, 2014 at 4:39 am
India has fined 14 domestic and foreign carmakers a combined 25.5 billion rupees ($422 million)...
Hyundai Ponders a Second Factory in India
Posted: August 26, 2014 at 2:40 am
Hyundai Motor Co. tells The Economic Times it is considering plans to build a second...
BYD Hikes Plug-In and Electric Car Sales
Posted: August 25, 2014 at 8:01 pm
BYD Co., China’s biggest maker of electric cars, says domestic demand for its electric and...
Hyundai Workers Refuse Overtime Work as Wage Talks Resume
Posted: August 25, 2014 at 1:07 am
Hyundai Motor Co.’s hourly workers stopped working overtime hours on Friday pending the outcome of...
Great Wall Motor’s Profit Drops 3%
Posted: August 22, 2014 at 12:17 pm
China’s Great Wall Motor Co. reports its net profit in the first half of 2014...
Manufacturing Activity in China Cools
Posted: August 21, 2014 at 10:09 pm
Preliminary figures for a closely watched index of manufacturing activity in China dropped to a...
Toyota to Lower Prices on Lexus Parts in China
Posted: August 21, 2014 at 2:45 am
Toyota Motor Corp. says its Lexus luxury car unit will reduce prices on some 15,000...
Three Executives Arrested in China Parts Plant Explosion
Posted: August 21, 2014 at 2:17 am
Chinese police have arrested the chairman and two other high-level executives of Kunshan Zhongrong Metal...
China Fines 10 Japanese Parts Suppliers for Price Fixing
Posted: August 20, 2014 at 12:20 am
China says 10 more Japanese auto parts companies are guilty of price fixing and has...
China Fines NSK, NTN for Violating Anti-Monopoly Rules
Posted: August 19, 2014 at 12:37 pm
China’s National Development and Reform Commission has levied fines of 2.9 billion yen ($28 million)...
AvtoVAZ to Cut Another 1,500 Salaried Jobs
Posted: August 28, 2014 at 10:57 pm
OAO AvtoVAZ tells Bloomberg News that its cost-cutting efforts will include eliminating 1,500 management and...
Russia Revives Car Scrappage Scheme
Posted: August 28, 2014 at 8:41 pm
The Russian government will introduce a 10 billion-ruble (€206 million) plan on Monday to scrap...
Saab Denied Court Protection from Creditors
Posted: August 28, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Saab owner National Electric Vehicle Sweden has lost a bid to gain court protection from...
AvtoVAZ Strives to Find Sales, Profits
Posted: August 28, 2014 at 1:00 am
OAO AvtoVAZ CEO Bo Andersson tells Bloomberg News the Russian maker of Lada cars hopes...
Court Blocks Uber Service Ban in Hamburg
Posted: August 27, 2014 at 6:18 pm
An administrative court says Hamburg cannot stop provider Uber Technologies Inc. from operating in the...
Schaeffler Earnings Rise on Record Sales
Posted: August 27, 2014 at 3:10 pm
Bearings supplier Schaeffler Group says its January-June earnings before interest and taxes climbed 9% to...
Wiedeking, Haerter Must Stand Trial for VW Takeover Bid
Posted: August 26, 2014 at 10:00 am
An appeals court in Stuttgart has ruled that Wendelin Wiedeking, the former CEO of Porsche...
AvtoVAZ to Trim Lada Production in Russia
Posted: August 25, 2014 at 2:09 pm
Russia’s largest carmaker, OAO AvtoVAZ, is the latest to announce a production cut because of...
VW Plans Lower, Wider Golf for 2017
Posted: August 25, 2014 at 12:54 pm
Volkswagen AG plans to replace its seventh-generation Golf hatchback with a significantly redesigned version in...
China Orders German Suppliers to Find Partners
Posted: August 25, 2014 at 5:14 am
Chinese authorities have told “several” German suppliers they can no longer operate their Chinese units...
GM Reconsiders Expansion Plan for Russia
Posted: August 22, 2014 at 4:12 pm
General Motors Co. says Russia’s worsening auto slump has prompted it to revisit plans to...
Volvo Predicts 10% Sales Gain as Profit Returns
Posted: August 22, 2014 at 4:51 am
Volvo Car Group earned an operating profit of 1.2 billion kronor (€132 million) in the...
GM Slashes Output in Russia
Posted: August 21, 2014 at 9:06 pm
General Motors Co. says its assembly plant in St. Petersburg, Russia, will operate at only...
Eurozone Growth Slows
Posted: August 21, 2014 at 10:22 am
Business activity in the eurozone continues to expand, but the pace has slowed, according to...
Russian Oil Prices Sag
Posted: August 20, 2014 at 2:05 am
The price of Russian oil, which has averaged about $100 per barrel this year, dropped...
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