Worthington named Ford's VP of global product development operations
The Ford executive is now responsible for leading the automaker's global vehicle programs under product development, with Graham Pearson leading product development for Asia Pacific and China.
UAW says U.S. should go beyond USMCA gains in any free-trade deal with Japan
The UAW is urging the White House to go beyond gains in the tentative United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement in any free-trade agreement negotiated with Japan.
Ford goes back to the future in Detroit's Corktown
Ford has taken a giant leap into an enormous project to remake where employees think, design and create the vehicles of the future in a Detroit campus that is four years away from becoming reality.
Ford in talks with German workers about Saarlouis job cuts
Ford said it started negotiations with German worker representatives about potential job cuts at its Saarlouis plant following a decision to discontinue production of its Ford C-Max model.
Bosch rejected stock listing to raise money for industry shift to EVs, report says
Robert Bosch, the world's largest automotive supplier, discussed the merits of a potential stock market floatation with investment bankers as part of a broader funding review, but has chosen to remain unlisted, people close to the matter said.
Nissan seeks to block Ghosn's access to apartment in Rio
A Rio de Janeiro apartment containing cash, art works and personal belongings of Carlos Ghosn has become the latest battleground between the indicted former Nissan chairman and the automaker.
Continental will turn to software takeovers after powertrain IPO, report says
German supplier Continental is considering acquiring software makers after the flotation of its powertrain unit expected in the second half of 2019, CFO Wolfgang Schaefer told Boersen-Zeitung.
Renault board heads into decisive week over top leadership
Renault, the automaker in which the French state is the most powerful shareholder, is headed into a decisive week over its leadership.
Tesla readies Model 3 for Europe launch
Tesla will start the European rollout of its Model 3 in February, putting pressure on German premium brands that have seen the Model S outsell flagship sedans such as the Mercedes-Benz S class.
Uber said to file confidentially for IPO on Lyft's heels
Like Lyft, Uber last week submitted its IPO filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission, a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.
How Ghosn's legal process could play out
Carlos Ghosn and Nissan were indicted in Japan on Monday for understating Ghosn's income, as Tokyo prosecutors pushed ahead with the criminal investigation that has shaken the global auto industry.
Ghosn, Kelly, Nissan indicted for under-reporting compensation
Nissan promised to improve corporate compliance after Tokyo prosecutors indicted former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, close aide Greg Kelly and the automaker itself for allegedly understating Ghosn's compensation.
GM's fast-rising CFO takes on high-speed strategy
Dhivya Suryadevara has quickly risen through the ranks of GM since starting as a senior financial analyst in 2005. But her new tasks — a multibillion-dollar restructuring, overseeing business development and driving shareholder value — will pose some of the toughest challenges yet.
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.
GM cutbacks complicate USMCA's path to passage
General Motors' decision to idle four U.S. assembly and parts plants could provide ammunition for critics of President Donald Trump's new North American trade agreement.
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Rescued GM has a short memory
General Motors' plans for job cuts, ten years after its bailout, draws criticism.
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Volt was well on way before bankruptcy
The Chevy Volt was not the product of Chapter 11, writes an Automotove News reader, it was well on its way before the reorganization.
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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.
Shadow of '09 bailout shouldn't haunt GM forever
GM has many stakeholders that it must answer to, and do right by, as it undertakes this restructuring. But as of five years ago this week, the federal government isn't one of them.
Collateral damage in Tokyo
Carlos Ghosn's arrest in Tokyo is already having consequences, from product marketing to international diplomatic relations. More complications could be ahead.
As Calif. AV population doubles, so do crashes
With three weeks left in 2018, California already has had a record year for the number of manufacturers permitted to test autonomous vehicles, the number of those vehicles permitted on the road and the number of crashes involving those vehicles.