Mazda-Toyota Ignites North Alabama
November 12, 2019
The joint-venture auto plant project between Mazda and Toyota is bringing a wave of supply chain investment to northern Alabama. Since the $1.6 billion auto plant was announced for... READ MORE
Hachigo: Honda Stays Realistic on EVs, AVs
November 12, 2019
TOKYO — Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo is tapping the brakes on high expectations for high technology, joining a small but growing chorus of auto executives in sounding a reality check on aggressive... READ MORE
Q&A: Meritor's Villavarayan on Electrification, Air Disc Brakes
November 12, 2019
This article originally appeared on Heavy Duty Trucking’s website, Truckinginfo.com. Used with permission, https://www.truckinginfo.com/344373/qa-meritors-villavarayan-on-electrification-air-... READ MORE
Truck Dealer Bob Nuss Honored for Commitment to Veterans
November 12, 2019
This article originally appeared on Heavy Duty Trucking’s website, Truckinginfo.com. Used with permission, https://www.truckinginfo.com/344160/truck-dealer-bob-nuss-honored-for-... READ MORE
Michigan House Democrats Push for Vote on Revised USMCA By End of 2019
November 11, 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
Melling Engine Parts Partners with Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice.
November 11, 2019
MEMA Industry News Editor’s Note: In September, the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), the aftermarket division of MEMA, partnered with the Auto Care Association to educate and... READ MORE
Chevy VP Sweeney to Head GM Dealer Operations
November 11, 2019
DETROIT — Chevrolet executive Brian Sweeney, who helped lift the brand's retail market share and is popular among its dealers, will become even more prominent in the retail world as General... READ MORE
Report on Uber Crash Questions Testing of Self-Driving Cars
November 11, 2019
Detroit – Documents released this week by a federal agency raise questions about whether a self-driving Uber SUV that ran down a pedestrian last year should have been allowed on public roads... READ MORE
China Considers Cutting Electric-Car Subsidies Again
November 11, 2019
China is considering further cuts to subsidies for electric-vehicle purchases, according to people familiar with the matter, threatening to deal another blow to a once-burgeoning industry that’s... READ MORE
Rapid Detection: AI Increases Speed, Accuracy of Driver Safety Tech
November 11, 2019
Earlier this year, news surfaced that employees at two of the world’s largest companies were listening to audio recordings of private citizens with Amazon Alexa and Google Home devices. The... READ MORE
Those Classic Shelby Race Cars in ‘Ford v Ferrari’ Aren’t What They Seem
November 11, 2019
When director James Mangold’s new movie “Ford v Ferrari” hits theaters Thursday, car nuts may find themselves asking where the filmmakers of the new movie “Ford v Ferrari” found all those classic... READ MORE
Justice Department Issues Civil Subpoenas to Automakers in Calif. Emissions Deal Probe, Reports Say
November 8, 2019
WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department has issued civil subpoenas in its antitrust investigation into four major automakers’ voluntary agreement with California to adopt compromise vehicle emissions... READ MORE
AAPEX 2019 Announces Best Booth Award Winners
November 8, 2019
AAPEX 2019 presented Best Booth Awards to 11 exhibiting companies during a ceremony yesterday at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas. For the first time, Honorable Mentions also were awarded in all... READ MORE
PSA-FCA will Maintain Brands After Merger, Tavares Says
November 8, 2019
PARIS -- PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have no plans to scrap any of their brands following their $50 billion merger, PSA CEO Carlos Tavares told a French television station. The... READ MORE
Ford Appoints New Leaders for AV Unit, Ford Credit
November 8, 2019
DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. on Thursday named new leaders for its autonomous vehicle unit and financing arm in a series of executive changes. The automaker said Sherif Marakby, CEO of... READ MORE
U.S. Subpoena Demands Ford Focus, Fiesta Transmission Documents, Report Says
November 8, 2019
The U.S. Department of Justice has demanded documents related to the transmission used in about two million of Ford Motor Co.'s Fiesta and Focus vehicles sold throughout this decade, the ... READ MORE
VW CEO Says Shanghai EV Plant with SAIC Has Started Trial Production
November 8, 2019
SHANGHAI -- Trial production has started at Volkswagen Group's and SAIC Motor Corp.'s $2.5 billion electric-vehicle factory in Shanghai, VW's CEO said on Friday, the latest... READ MORE
GM Sells Lordstown Plant to EV Truck Startup
November 8, 2019
Lordstown Motors Corp., the electric-truck startup formed specifically to save a shuttered Ohio car factory, has acquired the highly politicized plant from General Motors. The acquisition... READ MORE
Mercedes-Benz Electric Truck Testing Returns Promising Results
November 8, 2019
MEMA Industry News Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Heavy Duty Trucking’s website, Truckinginfo.com. Used with permission, https://www.truckinginfo.com/344214/... READ MORE