GM expects 2018 profit in line with 2017; AV investment increased
General Motors is forecasting its financial results this year to be in line with expected earnings in 2017, followed by an "even better" performance in 2019.
Continental hires JP Morgan for possible structural overhaul, report says
Continental hired JP Morgan to advise on a possible reorganization that could see a breakup of the company's business units as it repositions for a market focused on EVs and AVs, Reuters reported.
Saudi oil company stakes its claim at Detroit auto show
Amid the flurry to showcase future electric vehicle offerings at the Detroit auto show, one booth stands alone: Saudi Arabian Oil Co., otherwise known as Aramco.
Lightweight materials r&d facility in Detroit showcased during auto show
A $50 million r&d operation for testing and commercializing lightweight metals and composite materials is being showcased in Detroit during this week's auto show.
Acura reboots RDX 'from ground up'
The third-generation RDX -- the first RDX styled, developed and engineered entirely in the U.S. -- is the crossover's most extensive redesign in more than a decade, and it will square off against a wave of new rivals.
For Mazda and Toyota, why the rush to Alabama?
With U.S. sales in decline — and who knows for how long? — is it the right time to add vehicle production capacity?
At CES, time to make cool stuff real stuff
There was lots of talk and several demonstrations of self-driving cars at CES, but it was striking to notice which companies did not attend this massive consumer electronics extravaganza.
Fortune smiles on Huntsville Toyota dealer
Alabama won the site search for a 4,000-employee Toyota-Mazda auto plant, and Bill Penney Toyota in Huntsville won the lottery.
Continental eyes reorganization
Continental said it is in "early stages" of talks about a structural overhaul, following moves by Delphi and Autoliv to split their operations in two.
Nvidia, Intel take two paths to process autonomous driving
Production-ready autonomous cars will require vast amounts of computing power. In back-to-back keynotes, Intel and Nvidia showed two different approaches, but the companies developing this technology are unsure which path is best to take.
2018 opens with lower car stocks
Automakers and dealers began the new calendar year with lower levels of unsold cars and larger numbers of unsold trucks — in other words, in a better position than they were a year ago.
Why Japan needs Spain's Gestamp
Does Japan really need a foreign supplier to create more metal stamping capacity there? Gestamp thinks so.
Building blocks of new interiors are production-ready
Interiors suppliers are ready for the new demands coming from self-driving cars.
Panasonic's one-brain runs many functions
Panasonic has unveiled Spydr -- a single-brain solution to the usual vehicle architecture of multiple controllers.
Thyssenkrupp studies how to steer systems to reliability
German steering supplier Thyssenkrupp says the next frontier of advanced steering is creating redundancy for safety.
Transplants set to dominate North American production
After opening several large plants in recent years -- and with more under construction -- transplant automakers are expected to account for more than half of North American production for the first time ever in 2018.
Magna's basic building-block approach to the future
Magna's chief technical officer says the supplier's strategy will make sure that products remain viable whether global vehicle electrification is 5 percent or 25 percent.