Subaru has a growing sense of urgency to get serious about China, where the brand is barely treading water.
From the Detroit auto show: Why the new Ram 1500 is like 'sitting in a Tesla,' while Silverado keeps us guessing; Ranger, Bullitt hit, Forte, Veloster and Jetta miss. Plus, Molly McQueen on learning 'difficult' stick shift.
From the Detroit auto show: Why the new Ram 1500 is like 'sitting in a Tesla,' Silverado keeps us guessing; Ranger, Bullitt hit, Forte, Veloster and Jetta miss. Plus, Molly McQueen on learning 'difficult' stick shift.
General Motors of Canada sees Ontario's strength in advanced technologies as strategically important for its plans for creating safe, driverless vehicles in the near future, its CEO says.
A federal government shutdown would have a broad impact on automotive regulatory activities, but next week's NAFTA talks are expected to continue as scheduled.
Zurich North America no longer will offer property and casualty insurance to independent dealerships and some franchise dealerships. F&I products are not affected.
GM Canada President Steve Carlisle, who opened a new 700-employee software development centre north of Toronto, says a renegotiated NAFTA needs to reflect changing technology.
Ohio is planning to develop a smart mobility center to prioritize connected technologies and pave the road for autonomous vehicles in the state.
GM has deployed third-party logistics contractors inside all 17 of its joint-venture assembly plants in China to transport materials, manage nearby parts warehouses and deliver components to the shop floor. Outsourcing in-plant material handling jobs, traditionally done by GM workers, allows the company employees to focus on the more critical work of improving quality and efficiency, GM officials say.
PSA Group, steaming toward a return to the U.S. auto market, is poised to put its North American headquarters in the greater Atlanta area, Automotive News has learned.
An Abacus Data survey sponsored by the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association found that working in an auto dealership isn't on the radar for 68 per cent of people aged 18 to 37.
GM Canada will spend $1.8 million on educational programs to encourage students to choose careers in science, technology, engineering and math. President Steve Carlisle made the announcement while opening the Canadian Technical Centre.
A former employee of a Toyota subsidiary started to build a watertight EV that can float in floods, or even cruise at low speeds. His startup has notable backers and a functioning prototype.
It's almost the weekend, so go ahead and spike your coffee and grab a drone — unless you live in New Jersey — and let's jump right into the news.
Will Smith, a former partner at Michael Hintze's investment firm CQS UK, is starting a hedge fund that will bet on companies that could gain from the expected boom in electric cars.