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Automakers expect White House to delay decision on auto tariffs

Administration officials say Trump could still opt to impose the tariffs by May 18, but believe that after a series of investment announcements by automakers he will likely delay the tariffs ...

GM to add 450 jobs at three Ohio plants

GM said the $700 million in investments will expand powertrain and stamping operations in Toledo, Parma and Moraine, creating more than 450 manufacturing jobs. ...

KAR posts higher revenue in Q1, but TradeRev rollout still weighs on bottom line

KAR’s TradeRev business showed an operating loss of $16.8 million in the first quarter as the company continues to invest in expanding the online auction service. ...

Tesla aids Michigan customers with service center at Ohio border

The location of Tesla’s new service center on the Ohio border with Michigan could help the electric carmaker serve its Detroit area customers.  ...

Head of Chrysler, Dodge brands retires

Steve Beahm, the head of FCA’s passenger car brands and Mopar unit in North America, left after a career that spanned more than 30 years. ...

GM plans to sell Lordstown plant to electric truck maker

President Donald Trump broke the news in a tweet saying the automaker will sell its Lordstown plant in Ohio to a little known electric truck maker called Workhorse. GM confirmed the ...

Trump says GM will sell Lordstown plant to electric truck maker

President Donald Trump, tweeting that he “just spoke” to General Motors CEO Mary Barra, said the automaker will sell its Lordstown plant in Ohio to a little known electric truck maker ...

China threatens retaliation as Trump touts chances of trade deal

President Trump said China indicated it hopes to “make a deal” when senior Chinese officials visit Washington for negotiations Thursday and Friday. Otherwise, the U.S. has said it will raise tariffs ...

White House: China indicates it wants trade deal

Trade delegations from Washington and Beijing are scheduled to begin their latest round of talks on Thursday. Government and private-sector sources earlier said China had backtracked on almost all aspects of ...

White House says China has indicated it wants to make trade deal

Trade delegations from Washington and Beijing are scheduled to begin their latest round of talks on Thursday. Government and private-sector sources earlier said China had backtracked on almost all aspects of ...

Tesla closes on $2.7 billion mixed offering of shares, debt

Tesla sold about $860 million in shares and $1.84 billion in debt, after the underwriters exercised their option to buy 15 percent in each offering. ...

VW reveals name, pricing of electric hatchback in Europe

Volkswagen revealed the name, pricing and driving ranges for its first mass-market EV, which will be called the ID3. The Golf-sized hatchback is part of VW Group’s 30 billion-euro ($34 billion) ...

Mazda CX-9s studied for side airbag defect

NHTSA, in launching a probe, said it has received some complaints and early warning reports of injuries related to the inadvertent deployment of the side curtain airbags in 2010-13 Mazda CX-9 ...

NHTSA probes claim certain Mazda CX-9 crossovers have faulty side airbags

NHTSA, in launching a probe, said it has received some complaints and early warning reports of injuries related to the inadvertent deployment of the side curtain airbags in 2010-13 Mazda CX-9 ...

Uber drivers protest, but $9 billion IPO rides on

Despite calls for strikes by Uber drivers, there was little initial evidence of a lack of drivers in London or New York, two of Uber’s largest markets, with the app showing ...

Uber, Lyft drivers plan strikes in major cities

Ride-hailing drivers in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and other large cities said they would participate in the strike on Wednesday and encouraged users to boycott the apps as well. ...

Honda profit slides on foreign exchange, Europe, incentives

Honda reported a 13 decline in full-year operating profit on foreign exchange losses, rising incentives and one-time costs to restructure its European business. ...

GM to convert Oshawa into ‘aftermarket plant,’ AV test track

GM plans to invest C$170 million ($126 million U.S.) to support the transition of operations at its Oshawa assembly plant. GM also will convert part of the plant property into a ...

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