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Hyundai r&d chief: No fear of Apple, Google

il y a 20 heures 1 min
Google won't challenge old-school metal-benders by trying to make cars, says Hyundai Motor Group's global randd chief.

Mazda diesel still in the plans, CEO says

il y a 20 heures 1 min
While diesel-powered Mazdas haven't made a U.S. debut yet, the automaker still plans on offering them stateside.

She&'s driving GM in a new direction

il y a 20 heures 1 min
Julia Steyn, who is leading GM's various experiments in vehicle sharing and transportation services under the Maven brand, says she's encouraged by the early results.

Car-hacking has the industry's highest level of attention, conference shows

22 juill. 2016 - 21:16
If the 500-strong crowd at the Billington Global Automotive Cybersecurity Summit here today is any indication, cybersecurity now has the automobile industry's undivided attention.

Auto industry should enlist hackers to aid in cybersecurity, panelists say

22 juill. 2016 - 20:47
If the auto industry wants protection from the most talented players in the cybersecurity field, then it needs to attract hackers, panelists said today at the Billington Global Automotive Cybersecurity Summit.

Axalta acquires United Paint's automotive coatings business

22 juill. 2016 - 20:43
Axalta Coating Systems has acquired United Paint and Chemical's automotive interior coatings business. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

FCA recalling 410,000 vehicles for software, wiring issues

22 juill. 2016 - 20:32
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said it is recalling nearly 410,000 vehicles worldwide because of a defect that can lead to a loss of propulsion.

Autoliv net income gains 8.5% in Q2 as airbag business grows

22 juill. 2016 - 17:46
Swedish safety products supplier Autoliv said it posted gains across all its product lines during the second quarter as it generated more airbag business than expected in the wake of the Takata recall crisis.

For Elon Musk, Tesla's impresario, the latest act falls flat

22 juill. 2016 - 17:12
The hints, the tweets, the will-he-or-won't-he suspense. It was classic showman Elon Musk. Then his much-hyped 1,500-word manifesto dropped and -- whiff.

Automotive Hall of Fame mulls move to downtown Detroit

22 juill. 2016 - 16:49
After nearly 20 years in Dearborn, Mich., the Automotive Hall of Fame's president says it's time to move the museum to downtown Detroit.

Samsung invests $449 million in China's BYD

22 juill. 2016 - 15:19
Samsung pursued a stake in EV specialist BYD after an affiliate was among foreign battery makers left off a list of suppliers approved by China, where sales of EVs are surging and the government has sped up construction of charging points.

GM, Isuzu end pickup truck tie-up in Asia; GM eyes more upscale market

22 juill. 2016 - 11:22
GM and Isuzu have agreed to stop working together on developing midsize pickup trucks made in Asia, as the U.S. automaker focuses on the higher end of the market while the Japanese firm sticks to selling vehicles for everyday commercial purposes.

GM, Isuzu to end pickup truck development partnership in Asia

22 juill. 2016 - 11:22
General Motors and Isuzu have agreed to cease collaboration on the development of midsize pick-up trucks made in Asia, ending a joint product development relationship that dates back to the mid-2000s.

U.S. Energy department expands EV charging loan guarantees

21 juill. 2016 - 22:47
The White House is expanding a federal loan guarantee program to include companies building electric vehicle charging stations, as part of a broader effort to boost EV sales.

Suspect in shooting of 2 UAW officials in Chicago pleads not guilty to attempted murder

21 juill. 2016 - 22:00
The man who allegedly shot two UAW local officials outside of a union hall in Chicago was charged with eight counts of attempted murder.

Musk's new Tesla 'master plan' comes with big price tag

21 juill. 2016 - 21:10
Elon Musk's latest "master plan" for Tesla Motors to develop an electric commercial truck, a public bus, a pickup and systems to enable fully autonomous driving, could cost $2 billion to $3 billion or more, experts and analysts said Thursday.

JCI's auto unit posts record quarterly profit with spinoff approaching

21 juill. 2016 - 18:50
Johnson Controls reported record income in its fiscal third quarter for its automotive unit, even as revenue fell 19 percent due in part to the deconsolidation of its interiors business.

Mitchell Plastics to build $20.5 million parts plant near Detroit

21 juill. 2016 - 18:22
Canadian auto supplier Mitchell Plastics plans to invest $20.5 million to build a plant north of Detroit in Sterling Heights, Mich., a move that will create 122 jobs, the state's development arm said.

Vehicle advancements can trigger more calls for roadside help, AAA says

21 juill. 2016 - 17:35
Technological and design advancements in vehicles haven't reduced the need for drivers to seek roadside assistance and there is new evidence that they actually may be contributing to more calls for help.

Dana Q2 net income falls 10% as company tweaks its corporate name

21 juill. 2016 - 16:02
Dana Holding today reported a 10 percent decline in second-quarter net income to $53 million on lower sales in its commercial vehicle and off-highway driveline units. The company also tweaked its official name for the second time in eight years.

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