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Deaths of Children in Hot Cars Spur Push for New Safety Measures  The Wall Street Journal

More auto makers are committing to install technology that alerts drivers if they have accidentally left a child in the back seat, but safety advocates and ...


'Child presence detection' tech gaining traction with auto makers, law makers  Tire Business

TEL AVIV, Israel — U.S. law makers and European safety regulators are considering rules that could mandate "child presence detection" systems, aimed at ...


Chinese Auto Makers Go Global as Sales Slow at Home  The Wall Street Journal

Chinese auto makers are investing billions of dollars to establish footholds in foreign markets, from India to Africa and Europe. China's car manufacturers once ...


Trump’s Rollback of Auto Pollution Rules Shows Signs of Disarray  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The White House, blindsided by a pact between California and four automakers to oppose President Trump's auto emissions rollbacks, has ...


California and Automakers Confront Trump's EPA  State of the Planet

In President Trump's ghost-written Art of the Deal, he or somebody once wrote: “Leverage: don't make deals without it.” Maybe someone on California's ...


Tesla Is Giving Luxury Car Makers a Really Hard Time  Market Realist

Luxury carmakers are finding it difficult to break into the EV (electric vehicle) space, which Tesla (TSLA) currently dominates. Carmakers have scaled back on ...


Automakers on ‘holiday’ mode  The Hindu

Hero MotoCorp, Tata Motors, opt for temporary closures as slowdown continues.


Sales slumps in China, India clobber automakers banking on Asia for growth  Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - Steep drops in auto sales for China and India over recent months are serving as a painful reminder that the two world's most populous ...


In breather to auto firms, government to go slow on e-vehicle push  Times of India

NEW DELHI: Amid protests from the auto industry, the government is likely to go slow on pushing electric mobility for the next few months, arguing that it has to ...


These are Ten Biggest Automakers in the World  Wheels.ca

Here's a look at the 10 Biggest Automakers in the World based on their global sales volumes in 2018, as well as how they're coping in the current economic ...


Iran’s Auto Industry In Crisis Following Arrest Of Senior Executives  Forbes

Iran's automotive industry – the biggest in the Middle East and one of the 20 largest in the world – has become mired in crisis, amid allegations of corruption, the ...


Why is the auto industry facing trouble?  The Hindu

The automobile sector is in the news as it is experiencing prolonged negative growth. What are the reasons? Why are jobs being lost? And how can the ...


Trucks Shield Detroit Auto Makers From Global Headwinds  The Wall Street Journal

Sales of big pickup trucks to American buyers are helping Detroit's car companies counter a sputtering global auto market. General Motors forecast an ...


Electric Car Gold Rush: The Auto Industry Charges Into China  Fortune

Global carmakers like Volkswagen are betting that electric vehicles are the future. But to win in the world's largest EV market, they will have to battle a host of ...


Automakers, Colorado reach deal on zero-emission vehicle mandate  Reuters

Colorado and major automakers said on Monday they have reached a deal on the state's plan to adopt California's zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) requirements ...


California Reaches Deal With Automakers To Produce Fuel-Efficient Cars  NPR

Four automakers reached a voluntary deal with California to keep making more fuel efficient cars. It's a rebuke to the Trump administration, which is trying to roll ...


Automakers trim production as market weakens – but hope to avoid wholesale cuts of a decade ago  CNBC

Industry officials, including General Motors CEO Mary Barra, say they learned critical lessons during the last recession and hope to be more proactive this time ...


How Electric Vehicle Makers Are Figuring Out ‘Engine’ Noise  Jalopnik

Sound is a huge part of a vehicle's personality, especially when it comes to motorcycles. As electric bikes and cars become bigger parts of the transportation ...


Automakers side with California, not Trump, on fuel efficiency  Quartz

Secretive negotiations between California regulators and four major automakers resulted in a recent agreement to make cars that meet much stricter ...


The real solution to saving U.S. automakers isn’t tariffs, it’s empowering workers  Washington Post

Why only a new production system can boost innovation and competitiveness for the fabled Big Three.


Tech and digital will drive job demand in the auto industry  Moneycontrol

Job losses in the auto industry will continue in the months to come as car sales witness an unprecedented slump for almost a year. But, it's not that auto ...


Automakers should help dealers right-size stores  Automotive News

Dealerships are underperforming and need help from the vehicle manufacturers.


'Automakers have done everything, only govt can bring relief,' says Mahindra and Mahindra MD Pawan Goenka  Business Today

Tumbling sales in auto sector has led to massive job cuts in the industry. Automakers like Mahindra and Mahindra have claimed that they have done enough ...


Hit by slowdown, auto-makers gear for retail push, rural pit-stop  BusinessLine

Bringing down the inventory with dealers and a focus on retail sales (to end-customers rather than dealers) seem to be the measures passenger vehicle makers ...


Top automakers plan production cuts amid industry crisis  Times of India

India Business News: Tata Motors and Mahindra and Mahindra said they would cut production in response to slowing demand that industry executives say has ...


In a disruptive future, automakers and dealers should partner  Automotive News Canada

Carmakers and retailers should partner to weather the future forces of technology and competition.


China Car Sales Keep Shrinking, Intensifying Automakers’ Woes  Bloomberg

China's automobile deliveries continued to shrink last month, extending the market's historic decline.


Luxury automakers from Bugatti to Pagani to debut new cars at Pebble Beach  CNBC

More than a dozen different luxury brands, including Acura, BMW, Bugatti, Mercedes-Benz and Pininfarina, are showing off their latest concept and production ...


Rise of Electric Cars Threatens to Drain German Growth  The Wall Street Journal

Concern is rising in Europe's automobile heartland about the economic impact of the move to electric vehicles from gasoline-powered cars. Executives in ...


From banks to automakers, hiring slowing across most sectors: Care Ratings  Business Standard

Read more about From banks to automakers, hiring slowing across most sectors: Care Ratings on Business Standard. The services sector, which accounts for a ...


By cutting deals with California and Colorado, automakers sidestep Trump administration  CNBC

The Trump administration's plan to reduce federal fuel economy standards may have become largely irrelevant, critics said Tuesday, after Colorado became the ...


Amazon Wants to Put Alexa in Cars. Google and Apple Are There Already  Bloomberg

The Seattle giant is trying to persuade automakers to bake Alexa into their entertainment systems. So far BMW and Audi have signed on.


Chinese automakers Europe-based r&d centers as springboard to bigger plans  Automotive News Europe

Chinese automakers are investing in new design and engineering operations in the region to gain the prestige and competitiveness they need to succeed.


ABB Stock Falls as Auto Makers Pull Back on Spending for Robots  Barron's

The industrial conglomerate beat earnings estimates from the Swiss equivalent of Wall Street. But the stock dropped anyway because the global automotive ...


Customer Satisfaction Crashes Across Automobile Industry, ACSI Data Show  Yahoo Finance

The automobile industry may be in for a rough ride as customer satisfaction drops plague the industry. “In the first half of the year, U.S. car sales wilted across an ...


Colorado commission votes 8-1 to adopt zero-emissions vehicle mandate after three-day hearing  The Colorado Sun

Colorado's Air Quality Control Commission voted to approve the state's adoption of the zero-emissions vehicle mandate on Friday morning after three days of ...


6 takeaways from the emissions deal between automakers and California  GreenBiz

The industry doesn't want to be caught in the crosshairs in a war between the Golden State and the Environmental Protection Agency.


Child-detection safety technology may get mandate  Automotive News Europe

Automakers were already testing the waters for child-detection safety features. If regulators move forward in the U.S. and Europe, the technologies would be ...


India car sales plunging — what's behind it?  The Indian Express

India's automotive sector is facing a crisis, with a sharp decline in sales forcing manufacturers to cut back on production. Industry insiders warn that hundreds of ...


Why Bernie Moreno (mostly) quit auto sales  Crain's Cleveland Business

In a vast, empty Nissan store in Brook Park, Bernie Moreno is thinking about blockchains. A few years ago, he was a thriving auto retailer with 15 dealerships ...


Lawmaker Says Iran Car Manufacturers Mired In Corruption  RadioFarda

Iran's car manufacturing industry is suffering from "widespread financial corruption," a member of Majles (parliament) has disclosed.


Auto Recall Search Tool Hits 100 Millionth Vehicle In Less Than 18 Months  PRNewswire

CENTREVILLE, Va., Aug. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- One hundred million vehicles have now been processed through a search tool aimed at creating greater ...


Automotive Tailspin And Actions In Recovery  BW Businessworld

Vikram Limsay - Product, manufacturing, infrastructure, fuel, buyer behaviour, product alternates all are being disrupted leading to consumer demand going ...


RPT-COLUMN-U.S. auto sector outlook is softening: Kemp  Reuters

U.S. motor manufacturing has been a rare bright spot amid a worldwide slowdown in the auto sector and a cooling in the rest of U.S. industry, but there are signs ...


Four Automakers Stand Firm With California Against a Trump Administration Rollback  Union of Concerned Scientists

Last week, California's governor and lead regulator announced an agreement with four automakers (BMW, Ford, Honda, and Volkswagen) on vehicle emissions ...


Car makers line up festive season launches to draw buyers  Livemint

NEW DELHI: Automobile manufacturing companies are betting big on upcoming new launches to entice customers to showrooms during the festive season at a ...


China automobile sales keep shrinking, intensifying automakers woes  Business Standard

Read more about China automobile sales keep shrinking, intensifying automakers' woes on Business Standard. The first car slump in a generation is showing ...


Bumpy road ahead: Automakers to face a long winter if govt doesnt act  Business Standard

Automakers are bracing for a harsh winter. Sales are falling every month, each fall worse than the previous one. No recovery is in sight. The consensus seems to ...


Not 'go slow', need more certainty in electric vehicle pathways  Down To Earth Magazine

The auto industry slow down must not provoke reactive posturing but spur a firm policy roadmap and a legal mandate in consultation with the industry to bring ...


Calif. pressures automakers to join CAFE deal  Automotive News

Four automakers down and 14 to go. That's the view from California as it leads the charge to pressure additional manufacturers to join a compromise deal on ...


THE AI IN TRANSPORTATION REPORT: How automakers can use artificial intelligence to cut costs, open new revenue  Business Insider India

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can ...


Four Major Automakers Strike Deal With California For 50 MPG By 2026  Motor1.com

Ford, Volkswagen, BMW, and Honda have made a deal with California to build more fuel-efficient vehicles while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The crux ...


Misconceptions about EVs hindering demand  Automotive News

For electric vehicle sales to take off, dealers and automakers must educate consumers on maintenance and the cost of ownership, and dealers need more ...


The race to the electric car is just getting started  CNN

Elon Musk made electric cars cool. Now the rest of the auto industry is racing to catch up with Tesla.


Detroit automakers face 'time of reckoning' in China  The Detroit News

Detroit's automakers are struggling to sell vehicles and make money in China, the world's largest auto market. But industry leaders say they're making moves to ...


Indian shares pare early gains; automakers weigh  Reuters

... * Sun Pharma gains 2.7%, Eicher Motors falls 1.6%. * Nifty PSU bank index ends down 0.83%; SBI among top decliners. * NSE index ends 0.07% higher, BSE ...


As Colorado considers an electric-vehicle mandate, here's what to expect  The Colorado Sun

UPDATE: Colorado's Air Quality Control Commission voted to approve the zero-emissions vehicle mandate on August 16, 2019. The vote was 8-1.


German Automakers Trading At The Lowest Equity Prices Ever  ValueWalk

Whitney Tilson's email to investors discussing if the German automakers are in trouble. In my last email, I included this chart, which is highly misleading for two ...


Automakers warm up to friendly hackers at cybersecurity conference  Reuters

At a conference where hackers can try their hand at picking locks and discover cyber vulnerabilities in a makeshift hospital, they can also endeavor to break into ...


Maruti Suzuki, State Bank of India announce sops to boost sagging car sales  DNA India

Auto makers and bankers seem to be upping their efforts to boost car sales, which have taken a hit over the past few quarters. Leading names like Maruti Suzuki ...


Chinese Car Makers Push to Go Global — WSJ  Morningstar.com

Firms invest billions to establish footholds overseas as sales stagnate at home. By Trefor Moss and Vibhuti Agarwal. This article is being republished as part of ...


Fork in EV road: Is hybrid or fully electric best way?  The Detroit News

The world's largest automakers agree the industry's future centers on electrified vehicles, but they don't agree on the best path there. The global auto industry is ...


'£500million annual profit is not enough for car makers to survive'  AutoExpress

Making hundreds of millions in annual profit can no longer keep a car manufacturer afloat, says Mike Rutherford.


The Crossover Craze Has Taken Over The U.S. Luxury Market  Jalopnik

Crossovers and SUVs have taken over the luxury vehicle market in the U.S., Ford and Lincoln prepare for EV crossovers, Ferrari wants to make more cars but ...


This Is Not What Some Automakers Want To Hear  CarBuzz

The dream the public is being sold is that in just a few years we will all be sitting in cars, such as the upcoming Tesla Model Y, with no steering wheels that drive ...


‘We’re Full,’ Car Dealers Say as Auto Sales Slow After a Long Boom  The New York Times

After seven years of strong growth, carmakers are selling fewer cars, cutting production and laying off workers as even inventories of unsold S.U.V.s rise.


Foreign Automakers Increase Sales By 7,855 In July In USA, US Automakers Don’t Report Sales  CleanTechnica

August 12th, 2019 by Zachary Shahan. I may need to cancel my fun, popular, and extremely time consuming monthly reports for US auto sales. One by one, US ...


What can automakers gain from private 5G networks?  Tech Wire Asia

5G network has a special place in the hearts of automakers who believe it will lead them into a new era of control, safety, and personalization.


Jaguar takes on Oxford English Dictionary over definition of "car"  Automotive News Europe

Despite being named 2019 World Car of the Year, the Jaguar I-Pace does not actually fit the definition of the word "car," its maker lamented last week.


Stocks of top 10 auto components shed 21% in 6 months on demand slowdown  Business Standard

Auto component companies have been one of the worst-affected segments of the slowdown in the auto industry. Stocks of the top 10 auto components have ...


House Democrats push automakers to rebuff Trump, join California's fuel efficiency deal | TheHill  The Hill

Eight House Democrats are pushing automakers to join several fellow vehicle manufacturers in signing a deal with California that would sideline the Trump ...


Car Dealers, Automakers Face Affordability Implications  Ward's Auto

The rising cost of new vehicles has prompted many consumers to consider their purchase options.


In Our View: Automakers smart to set pace on fuel standards  The Columbian

An agreement announced in July between California and major auto manufacturers is good news for Washington state and for the planet.


Vehicle 'Infotainment' Systems Distracting Older Motorists  The Newtown Bee

Newtown resident and traffic safety scientist Dr Neil Chaudhary remembers the day not too long ago when he got his first vehicle with a large, digital ...


Ghana to offer automakers tax breaks to set up manufacturing plants  Africanews English

Ghana will offer tax breaks of up to 10 years to automakers that set up local manufacturing plants, as the government seeks to attract international companies ...


House lawmakers press automakers  Politico

Interior unveils ethics office changes — Colorado River study coming.


General Motors and Volkswagen are ignoring hybrids to go full electric  Digital Trends

GM and VW are done spending money on hybrids, according to a new report. The two massive automakers will direct funds to electric cars instead. Both are ...


Economy, China, Planned Parenthood: Your Tuesday Briefing  The New York Times

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good morning. We're covering the Trump administration's contingency plans for the economy, a threat to ...


Grand Theft Auto Makers Tease Photorealistic PS5 and Xbox Scarlett Graphics  Comicbook.com

The PS5 and Xbox Scarlett are already in the hands of many developers, meaning studios are starting to see what the systems are capable of. At the moment ...


Hyundai joins list of auto makers adding safety feature to prevent hot car deaths  KHOU.com

Texas leads the nation in the number of children who die in hot cars. More and more auto makers are adding a safety feature that reminds drivers a child or pet is ...


California, 4 Automakers Defy Trump, Agree to Tighten Emissions Rules  VOA News

WASHINGTON / DETROIT — Four major automakers said Thursday that they have reached an agreement with California on fuel efficiency rules, bypassing a ...


Colorado Revs Up, Adopts Zero Emission Vehicle Program  EcoWatch

Colorado's Air Quality Control Commission voted to adopt a Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) program that will increase the availability of electric vehicles in the ...


California's secret climate deal with automakers bypasses Trump administration regulations  Washington Post

Juliet Eilperin explains the secret deal between California and four major automakers. Plus, Elizabeth Dwoskin on the lives of *content* moderators across the ...


Automakers Struggle to Bring Inventories Under Control  Paul Eisenstein

by Paul A. Eisenstein | Aug 13, 2019. Automakers are scrambling to slough off excess inventory: a 71-day supply. U.S. dealers had nearly 3.8 million unsold ...


California Wins, Trump and EPA Lose in Automakers' Emissions Deal  Bloomberg

Your next car could be a lot better for the climate. Thank the Golden State — and the auto companies.


California is gaining allies in its emissions standards war with Trump  ThinkProgress

More and more states and automakers are uniting behind California in a nationwide debate over vehicle emissions standards, as tensions between the Golden ...


Grand Theft Auto Makers Accused Of ‘Drive-By Assault’ On Taxpayers  Forbes

An investigation into Rockstar Games, the makers of the hugely popular Grand Theft Auto series reveals that the firm has paid no tax on their estimated operating ...


As EVs evolve, automakers look beyond boring hatchbacks  Boston.com

DETROIT _ Mainstream automakers are finally catching on to the fact that no one said an electric vehicle had to look — or drive — like an under-powered jelly ...


How VW Emissions Scandal Hurt Other German Car Makers’ Reputations and Profits  Insurance Journal

The fallout from Volkswagen's 2015 emissions scandal cost other German car makers billions of dollars in sales, according to new research from Notre Dame.


Auto Makers Cut Production by 11 Per Cent in Q1 Amid Falling Sales: Report  News18

Automobile manufacturers in the country slashed production by 11 per cent in April-June period this fiscal over the year-ago period amid the industry facing the ...


Automakers use EVs to regain trust after dieselgate  Automotive News

Automakers are using EVs to regain trust after the diesel emissions scandal, but it doesn't solve the question of where to dispose of the batteries.


Detroit automakers rev up plans for Dream Cruise weekend  The Detroit News

Ford, Chevrolet and Dodge will feature offerings for car enthusiasts up and down Woodward Avenue.


Disruption, corruption loom over UAW union talks with Big Three Detroit automakers  CNBC

Uncommon issues during this year's talks include technological changes threatening traditional union jobs and an ongoing federal corruption probe that has ...


Volkswagen Has An Opportunity To Bankrupt Top Competitors  CleanTechnica

August 19th, 2019 by Zachary Shahan. We spend a lot of digital ink on Tesla here on CleanTechnica. This is logical for a few reasons — Tesla sells by far the ...


EPA had rejected California’s climate deal with automakers  Los Angeles Times

A compromise between four major automakers and California's clean-air regulator on fuel efficiency was rejected by the Trump administration months earlier as ...


UK automakers say weak pound won't offset Brexit tariffs  Automotive News Europe

LONDON -- UK automakers won't get enough of a sales boost from the weakening pound to offset European Union tariffs that would accompany a no-deal Brexit ...


TrueCar's Loss Soars as Automakers Cut Incentive Spending  Yahoo Finance

Online car-shopping *service* TrueCar (NASDAQ: TRUE) reported on Aug. 8 that it lost $24.1 million in the second quarter of 2019, down from a loss of $6.6 ...


Morgan Motor's China dealer closes  Automotive News Europe

Morgan Cars China, British sports car maker Morgan Motor's sole dealer in China, has stopped marketing, importing and taking orders for the hand-built ...


Group pushes to implement technology to prevent hot car deaths  KAKE

According to KidsAndCars.org, ten kids have been killed in hot cars in just the last twenty days.


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