Japanese Hybrids are Beating the Slump in China’s Car Market
December 2, 2019
China’s once-in-a-generation car slump is hobbling carmakers around the globe that placed their bets on what is the world’s biggest auto market. But one group is weathering the slowdown unscathed... READ MORE
Renault Close to Finalizing Shortlist for New CEO, Chairman Says
December 2, 2019
PARIS -- Renault is close to finalizing the shortlist of names for the post of CEO and could complete the list before the end of the year, Jean-Dominique Senard, the automaker's chairman, said on... READ MORE
Soft Freight, Low Prices Creating Used Truck ‘Buyer’s Market’
December 2, 2019
Class 8 used truck same dealer sales volumes last month rose 43 percent over September, a surge ACT Research largely believes is an anomaly. The October surprise follows a five percent... READ MORE
Alfa Dashes Through Italian Streets in Movie
December 2, 2019
The Alfa Romeo Giulia is tearing up the streets of Italy in 6 Underground, an action flick heading to Netflix on Dec. 13. In a trailer for the film, a bright green Giulia... READ MORE
NAFTA Ministers to Meet in Washington on Wednesday
November 27, 2019
MEMA Industry News Editor’s Note: MEMA supports the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and is urging the U.S. Congress to pass the agreement without delay. The USMCA will provide... READ MORE
China Raises Hopes for U.S. Trade Deal
November 27, 2019
MEMA Industry News Editor’s Note: Regarding trade negotiations with China, MEMA calls for an agreement that will allow U.S. companies to remain competitive in a global marketplace while... READ MORE
Feuding Korean Battery Suppliers Risk Disrupting EV Production
November 27, 2019
SEOUL -- South Korea's SK Innovation beat its larger rival LG Chem to a multibillion dollar deal in 2018 to supply Volkswagen Group with electric vehicle batteries in the United States. With... READ MORE
Petition Calling on Congress to Guarantee Consumers Access and Control Over Data Generated by Their Own Cars Reaches 15,000 Signatures
November 27, 2019
MEMA Industry News Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on the global automotive aftermarket, technology and auto parts industry news site, Aftermarket Intel. Used with permission,... READ MORE
FCA, PSA Work to Avoid Antitrust Problems in Merger
November 27, 2019
TURIN -- PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will continue to operate as competitors until their planned $50 billion merger gets approval by the various antitrust authorities around the world... READ MORE
Lincoln Electric SUV to Use Ford-Backed Startup's Chassis, Report Says
November 27, 2019
DETROIT -- A battery-powered Lincoln SUV, due in mid-2022, will be the first Ford Motor Co. vehicle built on a custom electrified chassis that resembles a skateboard, which was developed by Ford-... READ MORE
More Than 4,000 Western Star, 2,000 Volvo, 200 Peterbilt Trucks Recalled
November 27, 2019
Four recalls announced in November by Daimler Trucks North America, Volvo Trucks and Paccar affect more than 6,500 Western Star, Volvo and Peterbilt tractors, according to National Highway Traffic... READ MORE
The Clan of the Singular Swedish Supercar
November 27, 2019
Marc Haddad, a 23-year-old partner and investor in the e-commerce platform MyDailyLive.com from Laguna Hills, Calif., on his 2019 Koenigsegg Agera RS Final Edition, as told to A.J. Baime. In... READ MORE
No New Industry News Editions for This Week
November 27, 2019
MEMA will suspend publication of MEMA Industry News between Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 28) and Sunday (Dec. 1). The publication will return to its regular schedule beginning Monday (Dec. 2). The... READ MORE
Pelosi: Compromise on Trade Deal ‘Within Range’
November 26, 2019
MEMA Industry News Editor’s Note: MEMA supports the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and is urging the U.S. Congress to pass the agreement without delay. The USMCA will provide... READ MORE
Standard Motor Products Wins Best Electronic Catalog at AAPEX
November 26, 2019
Standard Motor Products was presented with the Best Product Line Electronic Catalog Award for Import Product and Marketing for its Intermotor brand at the 2019 AAPEX Show.... READ MORE
Auto Body Repair Trade Association WICRA Launched in Wash. State
November 26, 2019
Washington state collision repairers now have a dedicated trade organization, just in time for the 2020 legislative year. “Our association went live on Friday,” Washington Independent... READ MORE
FCA, PSA Tell Employees They Will Sign Merger Agreement in Coming Weeks
November 26, 2019
MILAN/PARIS -- Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group told their employees they would sign a binding merger agreement in coming weeks. In two separate communications through internal channels, obtained... READ MORE
Ford Challenges Tesla to an Apples-to-Apples Truck Tug of War
November 26, 2019
Tesla Inc.’s Elon Musk plainly says his pickup is a “better truck than an F-150.” Ford Motor Co. is taking issue with that claim. While releasing a series of specs last week for Cybertruck,... READ MORE
Hyundai Hires GM Veteran Latouf as New N.A. Safety Chief
November 26, 2019
Hyundai has hired General Motors veteran Brian Latouf as the new chief safety officer for the Korean automaker's North American operations, beginning next week. Latouf, who was executive... READ MORE