Auto executives remember Wayne Huizenga
A roundup of reactions from auto industry leaders following the death of AutoNation founder Wayne Huizenga.
Tesla, SpaceX pages vanish as Musk joins #DeleteFacebook crusade
Elon Musk is hopping on the #DeleteFacebook bandwagon. Tesla's Facebook page is no longer available.
AutoNation founder Wayne Huizenga dies at 80
Wayne Huizenga, who transformed the auto-retailing landscape in the United States when he founded the company that became AutoNation, died Thursday at age 80 after a long battle with cancer.
Nissan preps 8 new EVs with target of 1 million annual sales
Nissan, pledging to maintain its leadership in electric vehicles, outlined plans to launch eight new EVs and hit annual sales of 1 million electrified vehicles by 2022.
Fair aims to offer simple, phone-based car purchases
App-based service hopes to satisfy customers' needs for simple, cheap car-buying experiences that don't require commitment.
Carmakers fearing retaliation keep pushing against China tariffs
Just because President Trump's proposed tariffs aren't targeting cars and parts arriving from China doesn't mean the threat is over. Automakers continue to lobby Trump to minimize the tariff.
J.D. Power hot for acquisitions
J.D. Power will be hunting for businesses to buy this year to expand its operations, says newly named CEO Dave Habiger.
Ford dealers 'very anxious' for product info
Ford in recent weeks has been proactive in addressing product-related concerns among some dealer groups, and should continue that offensive with the wider assembly gathered this week in Las Vegas.
Autoliv will get new CEO after electronics business spinoff
Autoliv CEO Jan Carlson will become head of the supplier's electronics business, Veoneer. Mikael Bratt, the current chief of the company's passive safety unit, will replace Carlson.
BMW says EV mass production is not viable until 2020
BMW will hold back the mass rollout of electric cars because its latest technology is not profitable enough for volume production, CEO Harald Krueger told analysts.
Ford loses chief brand officer, CEO of Smart Mobility unit
Ford Motor Co. is losing the head of its smart mobility subsidiary and its chief brand officer less than two years after each joined the company. The departures come a month after the unexpected ousting of Ford's president of North America.
Trump sets China tariff plan, edges away from global trade war
President Donald Trump signed a presidential memorandum on Thursday that could impose tariffs on up to $60 billion of imports from China, although the move was far removed from threats that could have ignited a global trade war.
U.S. said to be flexible on key auto demand in NAFTA talks
The United States, Canada and Mexico are making headway on the key NAFTA issue of auto rules, sending the loonie and peso higher in the latest sign of progress in months-long talks.
Former top aide charged in federal UAW-FCA training center probe
A former top aide of ex-UAW Vice President Norwood Jewell who was part of the union's 2015 contract negotiations with FCA has been charged with accepting illegal payments provided by the automaker.
Tesla shareholders approve Musk's $2.6 billion compensation plan
Tesla shareholders approved a compensation package potentially worth billions of dollars for CEO Elon Musk in a test of their confidence in the leader of the electric car company.
Dave Habiger, J.D. Power's new CEO, is tech expert and car guy
Consumer survey giant J.D. Power has tapped technology sector veteran and car guy Dave Habiger as its next leader, replacing outgoing CEO Finbarr O'Neill.
BMW will add i4 electric car as Tesla Model S rival
BMW will expand its i family of electrified cars with the i4 full-electric model. The i4 will be one of 12 battery-electric models BMW aims to have in showrooms by 2025.