VW-Ford talks are gaining steam
As Ford has tried to downplay its ongoing talks with Volkswagen Group, VW CEO Herbert Diess, who last week said VW is eyeing access to Ford's U.S. manufacturing footprint, keeps upping the ante.
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GM worker transfers come with asterisk
In a letter to the editor, an Automotive News reader questions GM's approach to hiring temporary employees while workers await transfers.
Mazda-Toyota's Ala. greenfield charts new path
Toyota and Mazda will spend $1.6 billion to build an assembly plant in Huntsville. Things have changed since their last greenfield ventures.
New Land Rover Defender may be produced in Slovakia
It seems likely that the much-discussed new Land Rover Defender will be built outside of England.
Enel Group's $325 million wind farm project in Illinois will power General Motors' factories around the Midwest when it becomes fully operational, in a step toward GM's goal of 100 percent reliance on renewable energy by 2050.
$1.7B battery plant in Georgia won't be enough to meet industry's needs
SK Innovation will spend $1.67 billion to build an EV battery plant in Commerce, Ga. Some think that is just the beginning.
Can you spot all the differences?
The original Danny and the Cruisers album coverlike photo, above, was apparently such a hit that General Motors decided to re-create it.
Small size keeps Brembo fast, focused
Brembo navigates the curves of supplying high-end brakes while managing the transition to brake-by-wire.
Magna's PACE Award-winning door latch
Magna's engineers were looking for styling improvements when they began rethinking door latches. And they kept asking, "What if?"
Sergio's influence lingers for Manley
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Mike Manley clearly learned many lessons from his predecessor — and even some the late Sergio Marchionne never intended to teach.
Group eyes Detroit airports for automotive hub
With industrial space in Detroit in short supply, a regional group is eyeing two Detroit airports as a site for future industrial development.
Mazda goes for emotional appeal
Mazda doesn't see the slowing sedan market as an excuse to become complacent about its cars. In fact, it sees this as the perfect time to raise the bar with an artistic approach to design that enhances some of their emotional allure.
TrueCar buys retail software company for $27 million
Vehicle-shopping site TrueCar has acquired DealerScience, a provider of digital-retailing software, for $27 million, the companies said Friday. DealerScience's founder will also join TrueCar's executive team effective immediately.
Tower International to sell European unit in $291 million deal
Metal components supplier Tower said it agreed to sell off its European division to a privately owned French automotive supplier in a deal valued at about $291 million.
FCA to convert idled Detroit engine plant to build Jeeps, reports say
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to reopen its long-idled Mack II engine plant in Detroit as an assembly plant to build three-row Jeep SUVs, The Detroit News and CNBC reported today, citing multiple sources familiar with the plans. Automotive News confirmed the report through a source familiar with the company's plans.
Autoliv sets aside $210 million to cover European anti-trust investigation
Autoliv said it is setting aside $210 million this quarter to cover a fine it expects the European Commission to impose after a long-running anti-trust investigation.
VW has 800 million reasons to consider an Audi plant in the U.S.
Making Audis in the U.S. could help Volkswagen protect almost $800 million in profit that its luxury-car unit reaps from the world's second-biggest automotive market.