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Trump slams European automakers, threatens US tariffs  The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump criticized European auto makers Friday, suggesting he could impose tariffs on imports from companies such as ...


What’s Driving Automakers Out of Europe?  The New York Times

Blame has been cast on events like Brexit, but there are other changes that are reshaping the industry globally.


CAR RULES: The rollback that automakers don't want  E&E News

The White House held a call with automakers last month urging them to publicly support its rollback of Obama-era clean car rules, multiple news outlets reported ...


Automakers Are Pursuing an Electric, Autonomous Future. But First: Massive Cuts  Fortune

Investing in electric and autonomous vehicles is a costly business, and BMW wants to save $13.6 billion to make it possible.


Brexit, trade woes, EV push force automakers to deepen cuts  Automotive News Europe

Automakers in Europe are scrutinizing their bottom lines in all areas as they prepare for headwinds swirling around legislation, new technology and global trade.


Trump: China trade deal likely; automakers can avoid tariffs with U.S. plants - Autoblog  Autoblog

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump said trade negotiations with China were progressing and a final agreement "will probably happen," adding that ...


Automakers Unlikely To Follow Tesla's Online-Only Direct Model  Forbes

Many auto industry pundits feel that automakers do not want to pursue a direct to consumer online-only retailing model in the U.S., for reasons that may strike ...


Howes: Michigan's automakers compete for self-driving lead  The Detroit News

Where Detroit's automakers build today's cars, trucks and SUVs may be capturing the attention of the commander-in-chief, but it's the race to realize the electric ...


Automakers look to air it out  Seeking Alpha

Automakers General Motors (GM -2.8%), Ford (F -2%) and Toyota (TM -0.3%) are playing catch-up with Tesla (TSLA +0.1%) in their ability to send over-the-air ...


CAR RULES: White House to huddle again with automakers on rollback  E&E News

The White House has invited automakers to a Monday meeting where it will again press them to support the rollback of Obama-era clean car rules, according to ...


US Automakers Risk Being Distracted by Trump's Tweets  Bloomberg

The auto industry needs to make sure that fear of Trump doesn't derail necessary restructuring.


White House presses automakers to back fuel-efficiency rollback  The Washington Post

Automakers are pushing back against the Trump administration's effort to freeze fuel efficiency standards for cars and light trucks – one of the president's most ...


Painkiller addiction targeted by UAW, automakers in contract talks  Grand Haven Tribune

DETROIT — Few of the hundreds of UAW members gathered this month at Detroit's Cobo Center knew the painful truth. Rory Gamble, one of their leaders, had ...


Automakers find safety in numbers as cost, uncertainty of autonomous vehicles spur collaboration  Automotive News

As autonomous vehicle development commands major attention and investment, virtually every automaker has chosen to partner with one or more rivals in a bid ...


Alibaba, Tencent, car makers set up USD 1.5 billion China ride-hailing venture  Deccan Chronicle

Alibaba, Tencent, Suning, and car makers including Chongqing Changan Automobile have set up a USD 1.5 billion Chinese ride-hailing venture, a move that ...


12 things automakers and dealers can do to get the EV market moving  Automotive News

Automakers continue to put more electric and electrified vehicles on the market, and the conventional wisdom (not true, by the way) is that no one is buying them.


White House pressures automakers on fuel rules, blocking California: sources  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is pressuring automakers to back its effort to roll back Obama-era fuel economy standards and bar California from ...


Automotive Manufacturers Invest with a Focus on Digitization, Autonomous, and Electric Vehicles  Forbes

Ford and GM are embracing digitization within operations as well as focusing more on autonomous and electric vehicles.


Automakers find its hard to make money on mobility, not cars  The Providence Journal

Jim Hackett's first job at Ford Motor Co. was to figure out ways to make money that didn't involve selling cars. One of his first big decisions as the executive in ...


More new models, tougher CO2 rules poised to boost EVs, plug-in hybrids  Automotive News Europe

The popularity of electrified vehicles looks set to increase this year in Europe as models including the Mini E, Tesla Model 3, Mercedes EQC and full-electric ...


US Tariff Talk Worries Global Automakers  Ward's Auto

A report recommending whether and how the U.S. should impose tariffs on imported cars and car parts on national security grounds has provoked worldwide ...


White House Warns Carmakers on Emissions in Tense Call  Bloomberg

The White House has issued an us-versus-them challenge to carmakers: back an administration plan to roll back fuel-economy standards or risk President ...


Automakers Are Finally Starting to Catch Up with Tesla's Remote Updates  Jalopnik

Back in 2012, the revolutionary Tesla Model S went into production, designed in such a way that much of the software and hardware functionality could be ...


Alibaba, Tencent, car makers set up $1.5 billion China ride-hailing venture  Reuters

Alibaba, Tencent, Suning, and car makers including Chongqing Changan Automobile have set up a $1.5 billion Chinese ride-hailing venture, a move that could ...


Automakers In The U.K. Warn A No-Deal Brexit Could Cause Huge Production Declines  NPR

Britain's auto industry is facing huge pressures as the U.K. works to negotiate its exit agreement with the E.U. BMW and Toyota are warning the future of their ...


Demographic 'time bomb' awaits automakers  Automotive News

By 2025, demographic trends will reduce U.S. vehicle demand by more than 20 percent. But wait. There's more.


US auto industry starting to show signs of stress: Global Automakers CEO  Fox Business

Global Automakers CEO John Bozzella on President Trump pressing GM to keep the Ohio plant open.


Trump Takes Automakers for a Ride Around Capital City- CAFE Anyone?  Resilience

Since Day 1 of the Trump presidency, the auto industry had been hoping to re-negotiate the deal it struck with CAFE regulations.


Peugeot, After Digesting GM’s Europe Business, Set Sights on Fiat Chrysler  The Wall Street Journal

Peugeot maker PSA Group approached Fiat Chrysler earlier this year about combining the two car makers, an overture that was rebuffed.


No One Else Built Charging Stations, So Automakers Will Do It  Bloomberg

After years of hesitation, the car industry understands it needs to create refueling networks for electric vehicles.


German automakers look to lead the electric vehicle race  Business Insider

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Transportation & Logistics Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus ...


German Automakers Will Spend Over $60 Billion on Electric Cars, Autonomous Driving  The Drive

German automakers are about to spend big on electric cars and autonomous driving, two technologies that are expected to reshape the industry over the next ...


Satisfaction With OE Tires Helps Automakers Keep Owners Loyal, JD Power Finds  AftermarketNews.com (AMN)

Overall customer satisfaction with original equipment (OE) tires affects tire brand loyalty, but also vehicle brand loyalty, according to the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. ...


Jaguar Land Rover wins case in China against Evoque copycat  Automotive News Europe

Jaguar Land Rover won a legal victory and compensation after a court in China ruled that the Jiangling's Landwind X7 SUV was too similar to the Range Rover ...


Automakers BMW and Daimler are going after your car data  MarketWatch

The two luxury car brands are investing $1.1 billion in their digital and mobile services.


Automakers Retool Marketing Machines as They Go Electric  The New York Times

Range is the new horsepower and sustainability the new status symbol as electric cars move toward mass production. Coming soon: a vegan interior.


Volvo Is Sharing 50 Years of Accident and Safety Analysis with Other Automakers—and You  Car and Driver

Since 1970, Volvo has dispatched research teams to investigate and analyze accidents, and now it is making its knowledge open to all, including other ...


UAW President Pledges to Put Automakers on ‘Defensive’ in Talks  Bloomberg

The leader of the United Auto Workers struck a fiery tone in advance of contract negotiations with the three major U.S. automakers, promising to go on the ...


Tesla’s mission takes a leap forward with VW, Daimler, and BMW’s serious pledge to EVs  Teslarati

The auto industry saw something historic happen this past week in Germany. In a rare act of unity, the leaders of the country's big three Automakers; Volkswagen ...


The 8 Automakers with the Worst Service Departments  AutoGuide.com

The annual study aims to rank automakers based on customer satisfaction with regards to maintenance and repair *service*. J.D. power surveyed owners of 1 to ...


Two automakers move in opposite directions  ConsumerAffairs

Ford is trimming its workforce, and Toyota is increasing its investment in U.S. manufacturing in part because of concerns about U.S. tariffs.


UAW chief raises strike pay, issues warning to automakers  The Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) — The president of the United Auto Workers union warned automakers that the union is prepared to strike if it doesn't get its way in upcoming ...


Automakers Meet Standards, Says the EPA, Making Cars More Efficient, Cleaner  Natural Resources Defense Council

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's annual vehicle fuel economy report shows, yet again, that clean car standards are making new cars better for ...


Bill Ford: Ford would welcome other automakers in Corktown 'ecosystem'  Crain's Detroit Business

Bill Ford Jr. said other automakers "could be" part of the tenant mix that makes up Ford Motor Co.'s in-the-works campus for autonomous and electric vehicles ...


Gillibrand touts 'massive' incentives for Detroit's automakers  The Detroit News

Auburn Hills — Democratic presidential hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand on Monday outlined government programs she argues would benefit Michigan residents and ...


Area automakers ready to provide profit-sharing checks to employees  Toledo Blade

A practical example of trickle-down economics will hit northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan in the next two weeks. Detroit's Big Three automakers are about to ...


What automakers aren't telling you about electric vehicles  ABC News

Copy and paste to share this video. Copy and paste to embed this video. WATCH |. By Morgan Korn Feb 23, 2019 5:46 AM ET. Will 2019 become the year of the ...


Transportation weekly: Nuro dreams of autonomous lattes, what is a metamaterial, Volvo takes the wheel  TechCrunch

Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I'm your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. We love the reader feedback. Keep it ...


Morgan Stanley says automakers want to sell cars like Tesla does but can't: 'It's against the law'  CNBC

Tesla's announcement last week that it is moving sales fully online "is a major event in U.S. auto retailing" because traditional automakers still need to go ...


EU automakers to face challenging 2019 on no-deal Brexit, US tariff threat and new CO2 targets: ACEA  S&P Global Platts

EU passenger car sales this year will stagnate at 2018's level, with a best case scenario growth rate under 1%, the European Automobile Manufacturers ...


Chinese automakers renew drive to go global  Automotive News Europe

SHANGHAI -- Over the past decade, Chinese automakers' exports to emerging markets have thinned to a trickle after key regions such as Russia, Brazil, North ...


Henrik Fisker is back with his latest Hail Mary, a $40,000 electric SUV  Los Angeles Times

Henrik Fisker, who designed famously sensual cars for Aston Martin and BMW before his self-titled startup blew up, has said he'll have a $40000 electric SUV ...


Top 10 Automakers with the Best Service Departments  AutoGuide.com

J.D. Power recently conducted its annual U.S. Customer *Service* Index study, which aims to rank automakers based on customer satisfaction with maintenance ...


Automakers push for mpg deal between Trump and California  The Detroit News

Automakers want contentious relations between the Trump administration and California to heal enough for a deal on nationwide gas-mileage rules.


Top McConnell spokesman to join Global Automakers | TheHill  The Hill

A longtime spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is leaving Capitol Hill to join the Association of Global Automakers.


As Britain plans to leave the EU, automakers plan to leave Britain  Marketplace.org

Britain is still reeling from the recent announcement that the Japanese car giant Honda is closing its factory at Swindon, some 80 miles west of London.


This EV startup is at the core of trade secret clashes with Apple and Tesla  The Verge

Xiaopeng Motors isn't well-known in the West, but has rapidly grown its profile in China despite an overly crowded field in the EV startup space. Now it finds itself ...


Trump: If European automakers build plants in US, then there won't be tariffs  ForexLive

In other words, he's going to move forward with slapping tariffs on them ForexLive By Justin Low.


Automakers to show off fuel-cell hybrids at this year's Vancouver car show  Vancouver Sun

"Cars can go up to almost 600 clicks on a full (fuel cell) tank now and this is going to be something that's formidable in the future," says auto show executive ...


Asian Automakers Roll Out CUVs in Geneva  Ward's Auto

Asian automakers use the 2019 Geneva auto show to mostly debut CUVs, with a focus on electrification and advanced technology.


These 7 automakers prove style is everything, for better or worse  Driving

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, of course, but that doesn't mean it isn't open to discussion. Good design is essential to any vehicle — no matter how well it ...


Automakers seek to electrify Geneva car show, fight off gloom  The Local Switzerland

The Geneva Motor Show kicks off this week with automakers eager to show off new electric models, even as they nervously eye a horizon coloured by trade ...


Tesla’s Elon Musk Is the New Elder Statesman of the Auto Industry  Barron's

There's been a whole lot of turnover in executive suites at auto makers in recent years. The latest new face: incoming Ford chief financial officer Tim Stone.


As more automakers embrace electric Tesla to unveil SUV on March 14  WRAL Tech Wire

Tesla's latest launch: Tesla will unveil its latest vehicle, the Model Y, in Los Angeles on March 14, CEO Elon Musk tweeted Sunday. The electric SUV will cost.


Automakers look to rock bands, science fiction for EV sounds  Automotive News Europe

Automakers are taking inspiration from rock bands and science fiction as they attempt to pick the right electric notes ahead of upcoming European Union ...


Today’s Logistics Report: Delivery on Demand; Trucking’s Labor Peace; Automotive Downshift  Wall Street Journal

Today's Top Supply Chain and Logistics News From WSJ.


GM, Ford Bump Up Investments in Electric and Autonomous  TheStreet.com

General Motors and Ford Motor are dumping billions into their autonomous driving and electric-vehicle plans....F.


Ionity Plans 400 Ultra-Fast Charging Locations By The End Of 2020  CleanTechnica

March 23rd, 2019 by Steve Hanley · Ionity fast charrger. Ionity, the ultra-high-speed European charging network formed by Volkswagen, BMW, Daimler, and Ford ...


Brazil's Sao Paulo state to offer tax incentives to automakers  Reuters

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's Sao Paulo state said on Friday it would offer *fresh* tax incentives to automakers, weeks after Ford Motor Co said it would shut ...


Top automakers bring the sizzle to glitzy Geneva car show  ABC News

Copy and paste to share this video. Copy and paste to embed this video. WATCH |. By Morgan Korn Geneva, Switzerland — Mar 5, 2019 12:38 PM ET.


The Global Electric-Car Showdown Is Officially on in China  Fortune

Tesla, General Motors, and Volkswagen are competing with Chinese manufacturers, like BJEV, for dominance in the electric-vehicle market.


Automakers are spending billions on self-driving technology people are afraid of  Digital Trends

Automakers are spending billions of dollars on developing the technology that will power self-driving cars, but research shows consumers have no interest in ...


GM to Invest $300 Million, Plans New Electric Vehicle at Michigan Plant  The Wall Street Journal

General Motors said it will invest $300 million in plant in Michigan to build a new electric vehicle, dropping an earlier plan to produce the car outside the U.S..


Rick Steelhammer: Keeping up with Toyota to be US automakers' mission on NASA's next Moon shot?  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Last week was a big one for Toyota, the Steelhammer Compound's exclusive motorcar supplier.


Toyota aims to change opinions with Sienna  South Bend Tribune

Toyota believes it can change public opinion when it comes to minivans. Though many automakers have simply abandoned the segment over the past several ...


Automakers respond to bill designed to stop keyless ignitions from killing drivers  WTSP.com

TAMPA, Fla. — After 10Investigates Jennifer Titus' report "Silent Killer" on the dangers of keyless ignitions, congress is now taking action to find a solution for the ...


No-deal Brexit tariffs would hit automakers, warns Moody’s  Financial Times

Nissan particularly exposed to impact of a 10 per cent auto tariff.


Meet The Electric Car From The 70s That Tells Tesla 'I Was Here First'  HotCars

Most car manufacturers are working on electric models nowadays but whenever EVs enter the conversation, Tesla is likely the company which comes to mind.


Automakers and violence mix in Mexican state loved by Americans  San Antonio Express-News

APASEO EL GRANDE, Mexico - A new notch in central Mexico's automotive belt rises in the central state of Guanajuato amid irrigated crops, multiplying ...


Top companies signal major demand for EVs as automakers gather in Geneva  The Climate Group

Geneva, Switzerland: The need for the auto industry to speed up the switch to electric vehicles increased further today, as national postal companies Swiss Post ...


The best offers from Consumer Reports’ top-ranked automakers  The Globe and Mail

Subaru topped this year's ranking for the very first time, moving up six spots from last year.


Automakers, exhibitors happy with Dhaka Motor Show  The Daily Star

Automakers and exhibitors received an impressive feedback from customers and posted spot sales at the 14th Dhaka Motor Show that ended yesterday. Eclipse ...


Pakistan To Start Proton Car Production As Malaysia Investments Signed  Car and Bike

A joint venture between Malaysia's Proton Motors and Pakistan's Al-Haj group will begin producing cars from June, officials said on Friday at a ceremony in ...


Volkswagen spins off Jetta into a Chinese car brand  The Verge

Volkswagen is taking its popular Jetta brand and turning it into an entirely new and separate company that will make cars for China, the German automaker ...


3 Top Driverless Car Stocks to Watch in March  The Motley Fool

Driverless cars are widely expected to roam public roads within the next decade. Plenty of tech companies and automakers are already investing in this market, ...


Tesla kills yearly service program, focuses on EV requiring less maintenance  Electrek

Tesla is moving away from its yearly *service* program as it focuses on an as-needed approach based on the fact that electric vehicles require less maintenance.


Drivers say automakers are putting lives at risk by not recalling engines known to fail or catch fire  CBC.ca

A Vancouver family is blaming a big car company after experiencing engine failure on a B.C. highway — a life-threatening emergency they say could have been ...


A New Chevrolet EV Is Coming, Will Be Made in Michigan  Car and Driver

The new model will be built on a next-gen version of the Chevy Bolt EV's platform. The announcement comes in the wake of angry statements from President ...


Audi Sales, Mercedes Sales, Toyota Sales, Infiniti Sales, Acura Car Sales, BMW Car Sales, Honda Car Sales, & Lexus Car Sales Down In February In USA  CleanTechnica

March 19th, 2019 by Zachary Shahan. Here on CleanTechnica, we keep a close eye on electric vehicle news and sales. However, it's important to watch ...


Toyota, Suzuki charge up partnership for electric cars  Reuters

NAGOYA (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp and Suzuki Motor Corp on Wednesday said they planned to produce electric vehicles (EVs) and compact cars for each ...


GM Should Cash Out of Lyft After the IPO  Motley Fool

It's been a long time since there was meaningful strategic collaboration between General Motors and Lyft, so there's no reason for the top U.S. automaker to ...


Volkwagen Joins Forces With Northvolt For European Battery Union  CleanTechnica

March 23rd, 2019 by Steve Hanley · Proposed Northvolt factory Sweden. Credit: Northvolt. Back in the Jurassic Era, when the American automobile industry was ...


Land Rover Wins Over Chinese Court—but Not Car Buyers  Wall Street Journal

Jaguar Land Rover has successfully pursued a copycat in a Beijing court but is struggling to sell cars in China.


Tesla Struggles To Compete In European Market  SafeHaven.com

Tesla continues to catch the most headlines of any electric vehicle company, but its sales in key markets such as the European one aren't what most people ...


Maruti Ciaz, Toyota Corolla, Honda City & 3 more cars to go FULL hybrid!  CarToq.com

While Maruti will give the Ciaz and the badge engineered 2020 Toyota Corolla Altis sedans the full hybrid treatment, Toyota is expected to do the same with the ...


Electric Car Drivers Should Boycott Batteries Produced By Child Labor  InsideEVs

Amnesty International yesterday made its fiercest argument yet about the questionable ethics of EV batteries. Electric vehicles are ... currently not as ethical as ...


Toyota investing $750M while other automakers scale back  Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Toyota says it will invest an additional $750 million at five U.S. plants, creating nearly 600 new jobs, including the production of two hybrid vehicles for the first ...


Aston Martin Confirms Dedication to V-12 Engines, Will Produce Them As Long As Possible  The Drive

Despite the grand engine format that is the V-12 approaching extinction, with fewer automakers offering them than ever before, an Aston Martin executive has ...


Mercedes to build Maybach SUV at Alabama plant  Automotive News

In a stunning new chapter of Mercedes-Benz's expansion in North America, the automaker plans to build an ultraluxe Maybach model exclusively at its plant in ...


How Bad Is The Auto Slowdown?  BloombergQuint

Amid production cuts by Maruti Suzuki India Ltd., here's how bad the auto slowdown is...


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