As GM and Ford Ramp Up EVs for US, Europeans Retreat
March 13, 2020
BMW announced that they will not introduce its electric iX3 crossover model to the American market. Meanwhile, Ford Motor Co. and General Motors are investing billions of dollars to produce new EV... READ MORE
BYD Making Five Million Masks Daily to Fight Virus
March 13, 2020
BYD, China’s electric automaker, is making five million masks and 300,000 bottles of hand sanitizer per day to combat the coronavirus. Read more here: https://www.autonews.com/manufacturing/... READ MORE
PACCAR Recognizes Top Performing Suppliers in North America
March 13, 2020
PACCAR announced the top performing supplier companies of 2019 in its Supplier Performance Management (SPM) program. View the winners here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/... READ MORE
Trump Suspends All Travel from Europe for 30 Days to Combat COVID-19
March 12, 2020
After the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a pandemic, President Donald Trump delivered a message from the Oval Office announcing that, starting Friday, the United States will... READ MORE
DENSO Hosts Discussion Focused on Diversity, Inclusion
March 12, 2020
In celebration of International Women’s Day and the women who made great contributions to the automotive world, DENSO hosted a panel on March 5 as part of the company’s goal to push diversity and... READ MORE
AASA to Turn the 2020 Vision Conference into a Digital Event for Health and Safety Purposes
March 12, 2020
MEMA Industry News Editor’s Note: AASA released the following statement on its 2020 Vision Conference webpage. Click here for more information about the upcoming event. In light of the... READ MORE
Bartec USA Appoints Ed Jones Director of Sales
March 12, 2020
The TPMS-based business Bartec USA has announced that Ed Jones, who has 40 years of experience in the aftermarket industry, will take over as director of sales for the company’s North American... READ MORE
Fiat Chrysler Shuts Down Italy Plants to Prevent Coronavirus Spread
March 12, 2020
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will temporarily cease operations at four of its plants in Italy. Read more here: https://www.detroitnews.com/story/... READ MORE
Uber Resumes Testing Self-Driving Cars in San Francisco
March 12, 2020
Uber will deploy two Volvo XC90 cars on the streets of San Francisco. The test vehicles will both be piloted by staff. Read more here: https://www.ttnews.com/articles/uber-resumes-testing-... READ MORE
Class 8 Truck Sales Fall 22.1 Percent in February
March 12, 2020
In February, sales for Class 8 trucks fell 22.1 percent compared to the year prior. Year-to-date sales fell 22.3 percent. Read more here: https://www.ttnews.com/articles/class-8-truck-sales-... READ MORE
Trump’s Coronavirus Tax Cut Hits Rough Patch as Lawmakers Talk Stimulus
March 11, 2020
Yesterday, on Capitol Hill, President Donald Trump discussed ways to provide financial relief to citizens in wake of the spread of the coronavirus nationally. The president proposed cutting the... READ MORE
U.S. Orders Ford Supplier Novelis to Sell Automotive Aluminum Business
March 11, 2020
The Department of Justice announced on March 9 that it reached an agreement with Novelis Inc. in an arbitration case involving the company’s purchase of aluminum supplier Aleris Corp. Read... READ MORE
Tesla on the Hunt for Cybertruck Plant Location in Central U.S.
March 11, 2020
On March 10, Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the company is looking to build a plant for its new Cybertruck somewhere in the central U.S. Read more here: https://www.autonews... READ MORE
N.Y. Auto Show Postponed Until Aug. Because of Coronavirus
March 11, 2020
This year’s New York International Auto Show, which was scheduled for April, will be postponed until August due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here: https://www.... READ MORE
Infiniti Taps Colleran as New Global Chief
March 11, 2020
Infiniti will appoint Mike Colleran, who currently serves as deputy chairman of the company’s management committee, to the position of chairman and vice president of Nissan effective April 1... READ MORE
International Announces Lightweight Spec for HV Series
March 11, 2020
International Truck will release a new spec for the HV50B mixer. The new specification will decrease the weight of the vehicle by 1,000 pounds. Read more here: https://www.ttnews.com/... READ MORE
Mack Introduces Command Steer for Select Granite Models
March 11, 2020
Mack Trucks will add Command Steer, its driver assistance program, to its Granite model trucks. Mack originally introduced Command Steer to audiences at the 2020 Technology & Maintenance... READ MORE
Italian Auto Industry Braces for Effects of Nationwide Lockdown
March 10, 2020
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte called on his citizens to stay at home due to the spread of the coronavirus, which has caused the deaths of 500 people in the nation. OEMs and suppliers are... READ MORE
Marelli will Relocate North American Headquarters in Suburban Detroit
March 10, 2020
Marelli will transform three of its Detroit offices into a North American headquarters. https://www.autonews.com/suppliers/marelli-will-relocate-north-american-headquarters-suburban-detroit