Automakers And Suppliers

Indictment says former UAW president confronted Holiefield, Iacobelli

Former UAW President Bob King attempted to investigate the spending and actions of the Vice President General Holiefield and FCA executive Alphons Iacobelli during his tenure leading the union.

UAW hires outside counsel to lead internal investigation

UAW President Dennis Williams said independent, outside counsel would lead an internal investigation into allegations that union officials were illegally funneled $1.2 million by FCA's former labor chief.


Mazda lifts veil on CX-8 crossover for Japan

Mazda has given a better idea of what its Japan-only, three-row crossover is going to look like.

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UPDATED: 7/26/17 4:24 pm ET - adds stock close
Lear Q2 net rises 10% to $312 million

Lear posted a 10 percent increase in profit for the second quarter from growth in seating revenue and higher margins. The supplier reported net income of $311.9 million.

UPDATED: 7/26/17 4:22 pm ET - adds details
Ford profit edges up on lower tax rate

Foreign tax credits helped Ford's second-quarter net income rise 3.7 percent to $2.04 billion, but the automaker reduced its pretax profit outlook for the rest of the year amid declining U.S. sales.

For GM and Ford, home is where the profits are

North America is increasingly where the earnings are for Detroit's biggest automakers. But that's a source of heartburn as U.S. sales stall after seven straight years of growth. Other signs of trouble have emerged: Ford's latest North American operating margin declined to 9 percent from 11.3 percent a year earlier.

Hot hatches, cubs and profitable paw prints: What people are saying about the Jaguar E-Pace

Jaguar's F-Pace has been a quick hit with consumers in the short time the crossover has been on the market. For an encore, the automaker has added a second, smaller crossover, the E-Pace, to its lineup. Set to arrive in January 2018, the crossover will be available with either a 246- or 296-hp Ingenium 2.0-liter gas engine and standard all-wheel-drive. Here's what people are saying about the latest Jaguar.

5 questions with Mercedes' director of r&d

Ola Kaellenius, head of r&d at Mercedes-Benz Cars, sat down with reporters at the launch of the updated S class and covered topics ranging from the return of the Mercedes inline-six to robot taxis to the coming of autonomy to the staying power of V-12s.

UPDATED: 7/25/17 4:30 pm ET - adds details, stock close
GM faces earnings test as several plants retool

The discipline that helped GM beat Wall Street expectations for nine consecutive quarters will be put to the test in the coming months because several of its most profitable plants will temporarily close for retooling.

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