Pacifica is freshened as 300 lingers for Chrysler
After adding the Voyager minivan to its small lineup last year, the brand is back with new technology and revamped styling for the Pacifica and a slimmer set of offerings for the aging 300.Read More
American Axle says insurance to cover losses from Ohio plant fire
Employees escaped the blaze unharmed, but it remains unclear how much damage could be done to the company's business with customers such as General Motors.Read More
Geely debuts EV architecture it will offer to other automakers
The underpinnings for the Lynk & Co. Zero Concept unveiled Wednesday in Beijing is an open-source platform available for other companies to use.Read More
GM's Nikola deal is about strategy
The partnership is a smart move for General Motors, writes an Automotive News reader in a letter to the editor.Read More
Jeep goes green and finally gets ‘Pale Blue Dot'
FCA's Olivier Francois, known for never taking no for an answer, did not give up on the idea after the astronomer's widow turned him down three years ago. When the automaker finally greenlighted plans to electrify Jeep's lineup, he got a different answer.Read More
Tesla to make 250,000-300,000 Cybertrucks per year, Musk says
Tesla CEO's said the automaker had booked "well over half a million" orders for the electric pickup in the form of $100 refundable deposits.Read More
Porsche's new U.S. CEO steps into a growth story
Balancing product-mix and dealer inventory should be key priorities for Porsche's newly minted U.S. CEO, dealers say.Read More
Electrified models, 3-row Jeeps on tap for FCA
Fiat Chrysler is bringing back the luxe Grand Wagoneer nameplate, adding a plug-in hybrid Wrangler and expanding its Ram pickup line with the high-powered Rebel TRX.Read More
A new crossover based on FCA's minivan platform could replace the Durango in 2024.STAGE:Dodge crossoverRead More
Dodge flexes trimmed performance lineup
The Grand Caravan and Journey won't live past this year, leaving the attitude-laden brand with only the muscular Durango, Challenger and Charger.Read More
Sputtering Fiat: Little for U.S.
Fiat's days in the U.S. look to be numbered. The only offerings left after 2020 are expected to be the 500L and 500X.Read More
Industry is navigating fast-changing map
In his new book, The New Map: Energy, Climate, and the Clash of Nations, author Daniel Yergin highlights monumental changes brought on over the last six tumultuous months. What does this mean for the auto industry?Read More
GM is not up to the fuel cell challenge
In a letter to the editor, an Automotive News reader predicts GM will be unable to meet the demand for fuel cells for Nikola's hydrogen-powered trucks.Read More
Dealership lets city use its pickups
City employees borrowed pickups from Toth Buick-GMC's new-vehicle inventory so they didn't have to ride with colleagues while traveling to job sites during the coronavirus pandemic.Read More
Automakers feed China's hunger for crossovers
EVs may get all the attention in the China market these days. But what consumers are really interested in are CUVs.Read More
Musk says Tesla has 'shot at record quarter'
“We have a shot at a record quarter for vehicle deliveries, but will have to rally hard to achieve it,” Musk wrote in an internal email Sunday. “This is the most number of vehicles per day that we’ve ever had to deliver.”Read More
Q&A: FCA's Mark Stewart on building a new auto assembly plant during a pandemic, jobs for Detroiters
Stewart talked with Crain's Detroit Business, an affiliate of Automotive News, exclusively about challenges the automaker faced with the coronavirus pandemic, efforts to recruit more auto suppliers to Detroit and how the company has prioritized Detroiters for new jobs.Read More
How FCA and its contractors put together Detroit's first new assembly plant in 3 decades
The $1.6 billion industrial redevelopment project tied to the creation of 3,850 new jobs is nearing a completion on Detroit's east side — a milestone achievement considering the complicated nature of the project, shortages in key skilled trade workers and the abrupt halting of construction for about six weeks this spring because of the coronavirus...
OBITUARY: John Weinberger
John Weinberger, co-founder of Chicago retailer Continental Motors Group, died Sept. 12 at age 88.Read More
Could next Nissan GT-R makeover include electrification?
The automaker's product planning chief wavers on electrifying the next-generation sports car because batteries could saddle it with too much cost and weight.Read More