United Auto Workers union President Dennis Williams tells Reuters the UAW hopes to be recognized as the exclusive bargaining agent for hourly workers at Volkswagen AG’s factory in Chattanooga, Tenn., before the end of next year.
The union narrowly lost a worker ballot there in February to gain that right. It [...]
Toyota’s U.S. Ad Agency in L.A. to Move to Texas
Posted: October 24, 2014 at 1:01 am
Saatchi LA, the ad agency whose sole client is Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc., is...
Taxi Fleets to Appeal New York City’s “Taxi of Tomorrow”
Posted: October 23, 2014 at 9:41 pm
Taxi fleet operators in New York City are taking their challenge of the city’s one-model...
GM Reports $1.4 Billion Net Profit
Posted: October 23, 2014 at 3:28 pm
General Motors Co.’s third-quarter revenue grew less than 1% to $39.3 billion. Consolidated net income...
Toyota Could Shelve Plan for Mexico Factory
Posted: October 23, 2014 at 1:23 am
Toyota Motor Corp. continues to reassess a proposal to build its first factory in Mexico....
Report: Delphi Seeks to Sell Thermal Unit for $1 Billion
Posted: October 23, 2014 at 1:15 am
Delphi Automotive plc is preparing to put its heating and cooling systems business up for...
UAW Hopes to Organize VW Plant Next Year
Posted: October 23, 2014 at 12:34 am
United Auto Workers union President Dennis Williams tells Reuters the UAW hopes to be recognized...
VIEWPOINT | DRIVING CONFIDENCE IN THE CLOUD
Posted: October 22, 2014 at 8:05 pm
Is it time for manufacturers to phase out their on-site IT systems and move those...
Ford to Close Final Legacy Parts Plant in December
Posted: October 22, 2014 at 3:41 am
By year-end Ford Motor Co. will shut down the last of 17 component factories it...
UPDATE: NHTSA Widens Airbag Warning to at Least 7.8 Million Vehicles
Posted: October 22, 2014 at 2:18 am
Federal safety officials have added at least 3.1 million vehicles to Monday’s list of 4.7...
Chrysler Ready to Resume Viper Production
Posted: October 22, 2014 at 12:46 am
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV plans to start making Viper supercars again next month after only...
Michigan Bans Factory-Direct Selling by Tesla
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 3:28 pm
Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law a measure that blocks carmakers such as...
Harley-Davidson Quarterly Sales, Profits Slip
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 2:59 pm
Third-quarter revenue for Harley-Davidson Inc. dropped 4% to $1.1 billion, and net earnings fell 8%...
Ford Cuts Focus EV Price Again
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 2:38 am
Ford Motor Co. has slashed the retail price of its Focus Electric sedan again, this...
NHTSA Urges “Immediate Action” on Takata Airbag Recalls
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 12:42 am
Owners of 4.7 million vehicles in the U.S. are being urged by the National Highway...
GM Raises Ignition-Switch Death Toll to 29
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 12:09 am
The General Motors Co.’s compensation fund for victims of defective ignition switches in 2.6 million...
Report: No Big Architecture Changes for Jeep Wrangler
Posted: October 24, 2014 at 12:45 am
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV won’t be turning the iconic Jeep Wrangler into a unitized-body vehicle...
PSA Looks for a Partner to Build “Hybrid Air” System
Posted: October 23, 2014 at 10:13 pm
PSA Peugeot Citroen is searching for another large carmaker to bring its compressed-air-powered hybrid powertrain...
Ford Debuts Pre-Collision Brake Assist Option
Posted: October 23, 2014 at 2:23 am
Ford Motor Co. will use its 2015 Mondeo sedan in Europe to introduce the company’s...
U.S. Orders BMW to Cut Fuel Economy Estimates for Mini
Posted: October 22, 2014 at 10:32 pm
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has advised BMW AG it must lower the estimated fuel...
Study Questions Cost-Cutting Ability of Mega-Battery Factories
Posted: October 22, 2014 at 4:31 pm
Economies of scale for factories that make lithium-ion batteries for electric cars plateau at about...
U.S. Carmakers Plan Anti-Hacking Consortium
Posted: October 22, 2014 at 2:05 am
Foreign and domestic brand carmakers in the U.S. are forming a security alliance to block...
Tech Push Leaving Many of China’s Domestic Carmakers Behind
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 9:41 pm
China’s quest for cleaner air and more fuel efficient vehicles will force many of the...
GM Installing Its Largest Solar Array in N. America
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 8:35 pm
General Motors Co.’s assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio, is adding 8,500 solar panels to create...
Freescale Touts World’s Smallest Tire Pressure Monitor System
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 2:31 am
Freescale Semiconductor Inc. says its new integrated tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) is half the...
Audi Demonstrates Self-Driving Car at 142 mph
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 12:17 pm
Audi AG showed off its automatic driving system on Saturday at Germany’s Hockenheim race track...
Report: Dozens of Production Problems Plagued Takata Airbag Inflators
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 1:05 am
Takata Corp. engineers struggled between 2001 and 2003 to cure at least 45 manufacturing problems...
VW Recalls 1.1 Million Cars for Post-Crash Suspension Problem
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 12:44 am
Volkswagen AG is launching a global recall to remedy rear suspension parts in 1.1 million...
Siemens Debuts Integrated Motor and Inverter for EVs
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 12:21 am
Siemens AG says its electric motor with built-in DC-to-AC inverter saves cost, reduces weight and...
Hyundai-Kia Ponder Diesels for U.S. Market
Posted: October 17, 2014 at 12:29 am
Hyundai Motor Co. and its Kia Motors Corp. affiliate are revisiting a plan to offer...
Researchers Tout 20-Year Lithium-Ion Battery
Posted: October 17, 2014 at 12:14 am
Researchers at Singapore’s Nanyang Technology University have developed a lithium-ion battery for vehicles they say...
Kia’s Revenue, Profits Shrink
Posted: October 24, 2014 at 1:27 am
Third-quarter vehicle sales climbed 13% to 712,000 units for Kia Motors Corp. But revenue slipped...
Hyundai Profits Fall 28%
Posted: October 23, 2014 at 8:43 pm
Hyundai Motor Corp. says unfavorable exchange rates cut its net profit to 1.6 trillion won...
Nissan Adds 260,000 Vehicles to Takata Airbag Recall
Posted: October 23, 2014 at 7:46 pm
Nissan Motor Co. has added 260,000 vehicles in Japan, Europe and China to a global...
Honda Execs Take Pay Cut Over Quality Problems
Posted: October 23, 2014 at 5:49 pm
Honda Motor Co. is responding to the fifth recall of its redesigned Fit five-door hatch...
Nissan, Dongfeng Open SUV Factory in Dalian
Posted: October 22, 2014 at 1:59 pm
Dongfeng Motor Corp. and Nissan Motor Co. launched production last weekend at their fourth vehicle...
Vehicle Output Falls 16% in Thailand
Posted: October 22, 2014 at 1:43 pm
Thailand’s auto industry made 164,300 vehicles in September compared with 195,600 in the same month...
Novelis Opens Aluminum Sheet Plant in China
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 1:47 am
Novelis Inc. has launched production at China’s first plant dedicated to making heat-treated aluminum sheet...
Valeo Sales Jump 36% in China
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 12:41 am
Valeo SA, which operates 26 plants in China, says it plans to open seven more...
JLR to Add Discovery Sport SUV Production in China
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 12:21 am
Jaguar Land Rover and partner Chery Automobile Co. Ltd. officially began making the Range Rover...
PSA-Dongfeng Begin Construction of Fourth China Factory
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 12:15 am
Dongfeng Motor Group Co. and partner PSA Peugeot Citroen have broken ground in Chengdu for...
Tesla Begins Online EV Sales in China
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 5:53 pm
California-based Tesla Motors Inc. has begun taking online orders in China for its Model S...
Ghosn Predicts 800,000 Sales for Renault in China
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 12:54 am
Renault-Nissan alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn tells Automotive News Europe that Renault, which sold 32,000 vehicles...
IAC Adds Two Plants in China
Posted: October 17, 2014 at 2:24 pm
International Automotive Components Group has opened two more factories in Changshu, China, bringing to 26...
Nissan Tests EV-to-Grid Power Management
Posted: October 17, 2014 at 12:09 am
Nissan Motor Corp. has begun testing a system to use electric vehicles to help ease...
Deutsche Telekom, China Mobile Plan Connected-Car Network for China
Posted: October 16, 2014 at 2:03 am
Next year Deutsche Telekom and China Mobile plan to form a joint venture to create...
Marchionne Buys More Shares in FCA
Posted: October 24, 2014 at 1:33 am
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV CEO Sergio Marchionne has invested €2.6 million to buy 335,700 shares...
Airbag Software Flaw Prompts Big Audi Recall
Posted: October 23, 2014 at 7:31 pm
Audi AG is recalling about 850,000 of its A4 models to reprogram software that could...
Daimler Hikes Sales, Profits
Posted: October 23, 2014 at 3:53 pm
Daimler AG’s operating profit jumped two-thirds to €3.7 billion in the third quarter of 2014....
FCA Ponders Strategy as U.S. Stock Listing Lags
Posted: October 23, 2014 at 12:58 am
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV launched its primary stock listing on the New York Stock Exchange...
EU Raises Anti-Trust Question about Refrigerant Venture
Posted: October 22, 2014 at 12:43 pm
The partnership between Honeywell and DuPont that developed and is supplying a new air-conditioning refrigerant...
PSA Hikes Third-Quarter Sales, Revenue
Posted: October 22, 2014 at 3:36 am
PSA Peugeot Citroen increased vehicles sales 5% to 643,600 units in July-August, led by growth...
Daimler to Book $780 Million on Sale of Tesla Shares
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 6:06 pm
Daimler AG has sold its 4% stake in Tesla Motors Inc. for $780 million (€614...
PSA Expand Output for Citroen Cactus Crossover
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 5:43 pm
PSA Peugeot Citroen is adding extra shifts at its factory in Villaverde, Spain, to meet...
Daimler to Shift Some Sprinter Production to N. America
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 5:26 pm
Daimler AG says it will manufacturing an undisclosed number of next-generation Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans somewhere...
Rolls-Royce Still Undecided on SUV Model
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 2:08 am
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd. estimates about half the passenger vehicles sold worldwide are SUVs or...
Caterham F1 Team Enters Administration
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 6:16 pm
Caterham Sports Ltd., whose Formula One team hasn’t earned a single point in five years,...
JLR Ponders a U.S. Assembly Plant
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 4:32 pm
Jaguar Land Rover is in talks with several states in the southern U.S. about erecting...
Ford Expands Diesel Capacity in U.K.
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 1:09 am
Ford Motor Co. is spending £390 million (€492 million) to complete an expansion of clean-diesel...
Porsche Holds a Concert in the Sistine Chapel
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 1:01 am
On Saturday Porsche AG became the first company to rent the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel in...
Car Sales in Europe Rise 6%
Posted: October 17, 2014 at 10:19 am
September deliveries of new passenger vehicles climbed to 1.27 million across Europe compared with 1.20...
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