Automation

Magna ends alliance with Lyft on AVs

The partnership to co-develop fully autonomous vehicles was formed in March 2018 and included a $200 million investment from Magna in the ride-hailing network.Read More

Automakers, Trump face new pressure on mileage rules

An influential Democratic senator said the administration’s latest draft plan for fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards for autos, which is now being reviewed by the White House, fails to deliver many of the benefits promised when it was initially proposed in 2018.Read More

Toyota credit outlook lowered by Moody?s on industry challenges

The outlook was changed to negative from stable, Moody’s said as it affirmed its Aa3 rating for the company -- the fourth-highest level. The Japanese giant has held that rating since 2011.Read More

The shirt is as bulletproof as the windows

Tesla has memorialized one of the most memorably ad-libbed vehicle unveilings in automotive history with the "Cybertruck Bulletproof Tee."Read More

2019 auto sales show surprise gains in Europe

An end-of-the-year buying frenzy ahead of tough new emissions rules for automakers and changes in consumer-incentive programs propelled new-vehicle sales in Europe 1.2 percent higher for 2019.Read More

Aston Martin camera mirrors reflect the future

Aston Martin, along with mirror supplier Gentex Corp., have developed a system that combines aspects of traditional side mirrors and camera monitoring systems.Read More

Shine hired to lead Fixed Ops Journal

Automotive News has hired Dan Shine as editor of Fixed Ops Journal, the magazine that focuses on dealerships' parts, service and collision departments. Shine will also oversee coverage of finance and insurance for Automotive News.Read More

Tough questions for Ghosn

The former CEO of Nissan's destructive management of the company left a trail of unanswered questions.Read More

New opportunities for convertibles

Vehicle functionality, year-round driving potential and easy open/close operation of a folding fabric roof is a dynamic combination for SUVs that has broad appeal across the consumer marketplace.Read More

Corvette joyride lands GM employees in hot water

Kentucky State Troopers arrested two GM employees near the Bowling Green Assembly plant for racing two 2020 Corvettes.Read More

'Playing Ghosn" pranks prompt safety warning

People have been posting photos of themselves and their children stuffed inside instrument cases, a trend that's become known as "playing Ghosn."Read More

Steel's attack on aluminum is unmerited

If the facts are not on your side, pound the table and yell like hell — an old saying that evokes the steel industry's latest environmental attack against the aluminum industryRead More

Keogh to address AN congress as VW targets BEVs

Scott Keogh's ongoing transformation of Volkswagen of America will be front and center when he addresses the Automotive News World Congress on March 24.Read More

Ghosn's legacy in U.S. no model for running a business

Japanese prosecutors' case against former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn may be suspect, but his record in the U.S. is no textbook case for how to run a business.Read More

Lamborghini Huracan gets rwd

With power going to its rear wheels and a new performance traction-control system, the Lamborghini Huracan Evo's driving experience will be different from that of the all-wheel-drive version.Read More

?Bullitt' Mustang sets auction record

The winning bid for the 1968 Ford Mustang that Steve McQueen used in one of Hollywood's most famous car chases was $3.4 million, but the buyer's identity remained a mystery last week.Read More

New automotive ICE age is coming

Today, we are entering a new automotive age, when cars will be differentiated by functionality enabled semiconductors and electronics.Read More

GM captive shuffles execs to improve coordination

The changes include promoting GM Financial COO Kyle Birch to president of North America.Read More

Infiniti's QX55 delayed

The coupe-like version of the QX50 compact crossover was supposed to arrive at dealerships this summer.Read More

A Rogue might be more appropriate

Volkswagen sees a marketing opportunity in the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, as they prepare to step back from the British monarchy.Read More