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Trump Traveling to Michigan to Promote New NAFTA Deal

Trump Traveling to Michigan to Promote New NAFTA Deal

The White House has announced President Trump will visit a plant belonging to Dana Inc., an automotive supplier in Warren, Michigan, to tout the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, which replaced NAFTA. The NAFTA replacement agreement was eagerly endorsed by automakers...
New, All-Electric Smart Ready to Roll

New, All-Electric Smart Ready to Roll

With the introduction of the new generation smart car, the brand returns to its origins with the systematic switch to emission-free, battery-electric powertrains with progressive design and intelligent connectivity. Daniel Lescow, head of Brand and Product Management...
FCA Asks Judge to Dismiss General Motors Lawsuit

FCA Asks Judge to Dismiss General Motors Lawsuit

As expected, lawyers for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have filed a motion asking a federal judge to dismiss a racketeering lawsuit brought against the automaker by rival General Motors. GM filed its lawsuit in November claiming that FCA executives had bribed officials of...
Toyota’s Image Hurt by Support of Trump, Poll Claims

Toyota’s Image Hurt by Support of Trump, Poll Claims

A new poll commissioned by environmental activists found that Toyota, which has long boasted about its environmentally friendly vehicles and practices, is finding its reputation taking a beating after siding with the Trump administration on fuel economy standards....
First Drive: 2020 Volvo S60 T5 FWD

First Drive: 2020 Volvo S60 T5 FWD

The reborn Volvo Car Co. began building cars in the United States less than two years ago and the product that rolled off the assembly line first was handsome, tech savvy sedan that broadened the company’s product offering in the United States. The Volvo S60 is a...
Former UAW Vice President Jewell Begins Prison Term

Former UAW Vice President Jewell Begins Prison Term

Former United Auto Workers Vice President Norwood Jewell reported to a federal correctional institution in Oxford, Wisconsin, to begin a 15-month for violations of the federal Labor Management Act. Jewell, 62, was sentenced to a prison term last August after he...
Rising Diesel Costs Help Cut Daimler Profits in Half

Rising Diesel Costs Help Cut Daimler Profits in Half

Daimler AG continues to deny cheating on emission tests despite the fact that the costs associated with its defense grows as the company’s operating income weakens. Daimler said Wednesday that it will set aside between 1.1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) and 1.5 billion...
FCA Unveils Plans to Promote Sales of EVs, Hybrids

FCA Unveils Plans to Promote Sales of EVs, Hybrids

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., long outgunned and undermanned in the contest to develop electric vehicles, is signaling a gentle change in course. The company is taking steps to make choosing and buying an electric or hybrid vehicle easier. One way to make it easier...
First Drive: 2020 Mazda6 Signature

First Drive: 2020 Mazda6 Signature

At a time when people have gone all in for sport-utility vehicles and pickup trucks, it’s easy for any four-door sedan to get lost on a dealer’s back lot. The Mazda6 has an even steeper hill to climb than most sedans because it is tucked away in the portfolio of a...