Eaton’s New eMobility Business

Earlier this year Eaton Corp. combined products, expertise and manufacturing capabilities from its Electrical and Vehicle groups to create a 1,200-employee business called eMobility.

Waymo Joins Apple App Store

By: Steve Plumb - December 06, 2019 at 2:55 PM

Waymo has made its autonomous ride-hailing app for robotic taxis available for download via Apple Inc.’s App Store.

Renault Mulls CEO Candidates

By: Steve Plumb - December 06, 2019 at 12:38 PM

Henri Poupart-Lafarge, who heads French transportation and infrastructure giant Alstom, has joined the short list of contenders to become the CEO of Renault.

VW Group Names Bischoff as Chief Designer

By: Steve Plumb - December 06, 2019 at 10:38 AM

Klaus Bischoff has been named to oversee design activities for all Volkswagen Group brands, effective April 1.

Report: Dongfeng to Cut Stake in PSA

By: Steve Plumb - December 06, 2019 at 10:07 AM

Dongfeng Motor Group will reduce its stake in PSA Group to help the French carmaker clear U.S. regulatory hurdles ahead of a planned merger with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

Uber Reports 3,000 Assaults, 67 Fatalities

By: Bill Hampton - December 06, 2019 at 1:27 AM

Uber Technologies Inc. reports 58 fatal crashes, nine murders and more than 3,000 sexual assaults involving its ride-hailing service in the U.S. last year.

Bob Carter on 2019 Sales

By: Gary S. Vasilash - December 05, 2019 at 5:45 PM

A solid year, Carter says

Nissan to Close U.S. Offices for 2 Days

By: Bill Hampton - December 05, 2019 at 3:46 PM

Nissan Motor Co. is closing down its U.S. offices for two days on Jan. 2-3 to cut costs as its sales and profits drop.

Apex.AI Secures Funding from JLR, Hella and Volvo Trucks

By: Steve Plumb - December 05, 2019 at 2:27 PM

Silicon Valley-based autonomous tech startup Apex.AI has landed unspecified investments from Jaguar Land Rover, Hella and Volvo Trucks.

McLaren to Hybridize Entire Lineup by 2023

By: Steve Plumb - December 05, 2019 at 1:36 PM

McLaren plans to off hybrid variants of all its vehicles by 2023, including a supercar that can race from zero to 60 mph in 2.3 seconds. 

Canadian Tycoon to Buy Aston Martin?

By: Bill Hampton - December 05, 2019 at 12:19 PM

Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll is heading a consortium to buy a controlling stake in British luxury carmaker Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd.

UAW Names Gamble as Permanent President

By: Steve Plumb - December 05, 2019 at 11:52 AM

Acting United Auto Workers union President Rory Gamble will fill that role on a permanent basis until a new leader is elected in June.

Buick to Drop Regal Sedan in U.S.

By: Steve Plumb - December 05, 2019 at 11:20 AM

Buick will drop the Regal, the only conventional sedan in its U.S. lineup, at the end of the 2020 model year to focus exclusively on SUV/crossovers.