Select Page
Ford Ousts EVP Nair After Investigation

Ford Ousts EVP Nair After Investigation

Raj Nair, Ford Motor Co.’s executive vice president and president, North America, resigned from the company effective immediately. His departure comes after an internal investigation into reports of inappropriate behavior. The company said the review determined...
Mercedes Moving to Build New Plant in Germany

Mercedes Moving to Build New Plant in Germany

Mercedes-Benz Cars broke ground on a new factory on its home ground in Sindelfingen outside of Stuttgart that the automaker claims will be the most modern production center in the world when it opens in 2020. “Our ‘Factory 56’ will define a new way of building...
Lexus Downsizing With New UX Crossover

Lexus Downsizing With New UX Crossover

The eagerly awaited Lexus UX is finally set to make the transition from concept to production, Toyota’s luxury brand set to pull the wraps off the compact crossover at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. With utility vehicles gaining ground on conventional sedans and...
Kia’s K900 Getting New Look

Kia’s K900 Getting New Look

With last year’s launch of the well-reviewed Kia Stinger many folks expected the Korean carmaker would abandon its first foray into the luxury market, the much more staid K900. But as Mark Twain might have said, reports of the big sedan’s demise have been greatly...
BMW Rolling into Geneva with Multiple Debuts

BMW Rolling into Geneva with Multiple Debuts

BMW plans to show a number of vehicles at the Geneva Auto Show next month, including additions to its line-up of electrified vehicles. The rollouts will include the new edition of the first Sports Activity Coupe, the X4, which is at the premium end of the midsize...
New Report: Daimler Software Cheat Beats Emission Tests

New Report: Daimler Software Cheat Beats Emission Tests

Investigators in the United States are still probing whether Daimler AG cheated on U.S. diesel emissions tests. The investigations apparently follow the lawsuits filed in 2016 by a number of customers, claiming their cars had software made to fool emission tests. The...
Porsche Makes It Official: Diesels are Done

Porsche Makes It Official: Diesels are Done

Not that it didn’t seem official before, but Porsche is getting out of the diesel engine business in favor of battery-electric powertrains. This will make Porsche the first German automaker to dump diesels entirely. The company, which is owned by Volkswagen AG, has...
FCA CEO Marchionne Earns Nearly $12 Million in 2017

FCA CEO Marchionne Earns Nearly $12 Million in 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV enjoyed a profitable 2017 and as a result CEO Sergio Marchionne received a raise to nearly $12 million in compensation. The company’s soon-to-retire leader made $11.5 million in 2016. In addition, Marchionne also received stock for the...
UAW Scores Victory in Tech Industry

UAW Scores Victory in Tech Industry

The United Auto Workers scored a small victory in its fight to recruit new members in the San Francisco Bay Area as continues to prepare for a battle with one of the region’s iconic companies, Tesla. Earlier this month, nearly 150 Bon Appétit Management Company...