Jan 24 2018

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Akio Toyoda: If we don’t change, we won’t grow

Honda plans to inspect and replace or properly install replacement airbag inflators that have been improperly installed under an earlier recall.

Federal transportation safety officials headed to Las Vegas on Friday to investigate a collision this week between a self-driving shuttle bus on its first day of service and.

General Motors plans to share its “vision for an autonomous future” during an investor event on Nov. 30 in San Francisco.

Workers at a Chinese-owned auto glass plant in southwestern Ohio voted heavily against union representation in a major blow for the UAW’s strategy to unionize foreign-owned.

Toyota’s Lexus brand is acquiring the naming rights to a new $4 million indoor sports complex in Detroit with a 545-foot cycling velodrome.

Nine automakers are among the record-breaking number of 609 companies that garnered a perfect score for LGBTQ equality in an annual study.

Germany’s financial watchdog is investigating whether Volkswagen illegally disclosed information about emissions violations to third parties, adding to the company’s legal.

Mahindra is considering introducing vehicles made by its South Korean subsidiary in the U.S., according to Managing Director Pawan Goenka.

Among the revelations in OPEC’s just published World Oil Outlook is a notable change in assumptions about cars and light trucks.

The rental-car business isn’t dead and working with ride-hailing companies will actually offset any market share lost to them, the CEO of Hertz says.

Opel’s export push could mean vehicle production in PSA’s plants in China, Russia and Iran, and even sales in the U.S.

The upside of tax reform has made many automakers reluctant to put lobbying muscle fully behind a fight to preserve an incentive for a market that only represents 1 percent.

Hyundai is considering building the Tucson and Kona crossovers and a planned pickup at its sole U.S.

Despite Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche’s rather prominent post, career networking site LinkedIn has another suggestion: a job at arch rival BMW.

Jaguar Land Rover’s Indian parent reported its biggest profit jump in six quarters after the luxury car brand began selling new models.

Ferdinand Piech, the driving force behind Volkswagen and Audi for decades, is cutting all ties to the company he considered to be more important than his own family.

Opel detailed the former GM division’s first business plan under new owner PSA, promising to launch EVs including a full-electric Corsa and move to PSA platforms sooner than.

A longtime confidant of Henry Ford II, Miller helped modernize Ford Motor Co.’s management and financial controls before rising to president in the 1960s.

Fiat Chrysler aims to reach an agreement with U.S. officials over a fix for vehicles linked to alleged diesel emissions violations by next spring.

Volkswagen of America named a California advertising agency executive as vice president of marketing.

The Corvette ZR1 features several more aggressive design features than the Corvette Z06 — the current top Corvette model — including more sculpted hood, larger lower air.

Like the 2018 Enclave Avenir, the Buick LaCrosse Avenir features unique styling and additional standard features and premium materials.

The maker of Humvee military vehicles filed a lawsuit accusing Activision Blizzard of reaping billions of dollars by incorporating its trademarks without permission in its.

Carl Icahn imagines the next two decades or so of transportation the way a lot of experts do: Americans will ditch personal cars. He sees the migration playing into his hands.

Carvana more than doubled revenue and unit sales in the third quarter but losses mounted as the newly public used-vehicle retailer continued its national rollout.

Authenticom suffered a legal setback in an antitrust case against CDK and Reynolds, but the trial will go ahead.

Ally Financial is tripling its bet on one of the auto industry’s disrupters by committing $2 billion to finance retail contracts for online used-vehicle retailer Carvana over.

COMMENTARY: President Donald Trump may have stumbled onto a useful home truth in his criticism of Japan’s car industry.

For shoppers with an eye on the new Navigator SUV — or any Lincoln, for that matter — General Motors is offering a $5,000 discount to make them think twice.

The next iteration of BMW’s X5 midsize crossover is taking shape and appears to be on schedule for launch in the second half of 2018, possibly as a 2019 model.

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