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Kobe scandal shows cost of race to keep improving metals

Automotive Business Review - 13 October, 2017 - 15:03
Behind the scandal engulfing Kobe Steel over the falsification of data for some of the materials it supplied is a harsh reality for Japanese steel companies: the need to provide higher quality metals to compete.

Canada, Mexico pledge trade unity as Trump threatens NAFTA

Automotive Business Review - 13 October, 2017 - 13:58
The leaders of Mexico and Canada presented a united front for trade talks with Donald Trump, committing to continued trilateral negotiations over NAFTA.

VW's hippie ad includes classic Microbus and Beetle but no new cars

Automotive Business Review - 13 October, 2017 - 12:59
It's rare for an automaker to run a TV ad that does not include a single shot of a new car. But that is what VW is doing with a hippie-filled spot touting its new six-year/72,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty.

Motorcars Honda named Cox Leader in Sustainability

Automotive Business Review - 13 October, 2017 - 03:00
Motorcars Honda was presented with Cox Automotive's Leader in Sustainability Award during Automotive News' 100 Best Dealerships To Work For event.

Waymo goes public with comprehensive autonomous safety assessment

Automotive Business Review - 13 October, 2017 - 00:44
Waymo, Google's self-driving car affiliate, made a comprehensive safety assessment of its autonomous vehicles available to the public on Thursday, publishing a detailed safety report on its website.

U.S. lawmakers propose making it easier to meet mpg rules

Automotive Business Review - 12 October, 2017 - 22:24
A bipartisan pair of Michigan lawmakers introduced a bill to make it easier for automakers to comply with federal fuel efficiency requirements, as the Trump administration weighs softening standards that require nearly doubling the fuel economy of...

Tesla recalls 11,000 Model X crossovers for possible seat issue

Automotive Business Review - 12 October, 2017 - 21:45
Tesla is recalling about 11,000 Model X crossover vehicles due to possible issues with their second-row fold-flat seats.

GM appoints Pamela Fletcher to VP of global EV programs

Automotive Business Review - 12 October, 2017 - 20:34
General Motors promoted Pamela Fletcher to the new position of vice president of global electric vehicle programs.

Louisiana sheriff's office boycotts Ford over support for NFL players' anthem protests

Automotive Business Review - 12 October, 2017 - 20:22
Sheriff Julian Whittington of the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office in Louisiana said in a letter to its dealership, Hixson Ford of Alexandria, that it would no longer buy Ford police vehicles.

GM, suppliers to invest $500M in Argentina to build Chevy model

Automotive Business Review - 12 October, 2017 - 19:57
General Motors and its suppliers will invest $500 million in Argentina through 2019 to prepare to produce a new Chevrolet model in 2020.

Ford to triple number of employee-only EV charging stations in North America

Automotive Business Review - 12 October, 2017 - 17:58
Ford plans to increase the number of electric vehicle charging stations for its North American employees from 200 to 600 over the next three years as it places a greater emphasis on electrification.

Chevy's mid-engine Corvette shows more styling cues

Automotive Business Review - 12 October, 2017 - 16:56
Another, more production-looking C8 Corvette mule has been spotted in camouflage -- this time near Cadillac, Mich.

CarGurus shares surge 72% in Wall Street debut; online firm raises $150 million

Automotive Business Review - 12 October, 2017 - 16:23
Shares of CarGurus, an online marketplace connecting car buyers and sellers, jumped 72 percent in their market debut after the company raised $150 million from the stock offering.

Ending NAFTA could cost U.S. up to 50,000 auto parts jobs, suppliers' study says

Automotive Business Review - 12 October, 2017 - 15:33
The auto parts industry could lose up to 50,000 jobs in the United States if NAFTA is terminated and companies must pay higher tariffs to ship products to Mexico and Canada, according to a new study.

GM to idle Detroit-Hamtramck car plant for 6 weeks, cut output

Automotive Business Review - 12 October, 2017 - 14:59
General Motors plans to scale back production and temporarily shutter an assembly plant in Detroit through the end of the year amid a slump in car demand across the industry.

GM warns Canadian union it could wind down striking CAMI plant

Automotive Business Review - 12 October, 2017 - 12:53
General Motors is growing frustrated by the impasse in contract talks with Unifor and warned the union it will look to produce the Chevrolet Equinox elsewhere unless workers call off a month-long strike at the plant in Ingersoll, Ont.

Toyota seeking to halve Japan car models as domestic market shrinks, report says

Automotive Business Review - 12 October, 2017 - 11:44
Toyota is aiming to halve the number of car models it sells at home by 2025, a person briefed on the matter told Reuters.

Nissan names new chief information officer

Automotive Business Review - 12 October, 2017 - 11:18
Nissan is getting a new chief information officer to oversee the Japanese carmaker's digital and information technology.

Lamborghini Broward named Best Dealership To Work For

Automotive Business Review - 12 October, 2017 - 05:01
Lamborghini Broward, in Davie, Fla., has been named the No. 1 store on the sixth annual Automotive News list of the 100 Best Dealerships To Work For. The honor was announced Oct. 12 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago.

Finbarr O'Neill to retire as CEO of J.D. Power; search for successor underway

Automotive Business Review - 11 October, 2017 - 21:04
Finbarr O'Neill plans to retire as CEO of JD Power in March 2018.
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