REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 14:13

Need An Effective Scrappage Policy To Help Auto Industry: Daimler India CEO

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles MD and CEO, Satyakam Arya, says that GST cut will not be enough to help the auto industry recover from the current slowdown. Instead, Arya says that the government......

Need An Effective Scrappage Policy To Help Auto Industry: Daimler India CEO

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BS6 Will Not Bring Pollution Down, A Proper Scrappage Policy Will: Daimler India CEO Daimler India MD and CEO, Satyakam Arya says the by shifting to BS6 from BS4 we will not bring down pollution, but only add less to the environment. To effectively bring down pollution India needs a......
2019-09-12, 17:00

Government To Push Scrappage Policy As Soon As Possible: Nitin Gadkari The Minister of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) Nitin Gadkari says that a scrappage policy will be announced soon. Gadkari was speaking at the 59th Annual Society for Indian Automobile......
2019-09-05, 13:39

Auto Industry Welcomes FMs Support To Revive Auto Sales While the auto industry is happy with the announcements made by the Finance Minister today, there's still a lot more that the industry expects from the government and dialogues to bring down the GST......
2019-08-24, 03:26

Maruti Suzuki-Toyota Plan To Set-up Scrappage Plant In India The Maruti Suzuki-Toyota partnership was confirmed in 2017, which would see the carmakers access either party's pool of vehicles that would be rebadged and sold under their respective brands. It now......
2019-09-13, 11:39

Maruti Suzuki-Toyota Plan To Set-up Scrappage Plant In India: Report The Maruti Suzuki-Toyota partnership was confirmed in 2017, which would see the carmakers access either party's pool of vehicles that would be rebadged and sold under their respective brands. It now......
2019-09-14, 06:52

Car Sales June 2019: Mahindra Auto's Positive Sales Growth Spells Good News For Auto Industry Mahindra's new launches like the XUV300 and Marazzo have helped the company to post positive growth in the time when other major carmakers are struggling with sales....
2019-07-01, 16:26

European shares flat, Daimler's profit warning knocks auto stocks European shares were little changed in early trade on Friday, as investors parsed through China trade data that came in at market open, an indicator of global economic growth, while a profit warning from Daimler knocked down auto stocks....
2019-07-12, 10:39

Beijing Auto Buys Daimler Stake, Bolstering German Carmaker’s Ties to China The deal strengthens the German automaker’s relationship with a Chinese counterpart in a country that has become an important market but where overall sales are falling....
2019-07-23, 19:13

Auto Industry May Further Cut Production: Report After denting the auto sector's profitability, the consumption slowdown along with the upcoming shift to BS VI standards will further decelerate production, leading to eventual job losses. Industry......
2019-08-04, 13:13

Daimler India Showcases Its First BS6 Vehicles For The Indian Market Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) has made an investment of Rs. 500 for localising its existing EURO VI technology and make its vehicle compliant with the Bharat Stage VI (BS6) emission norms.......
2019-09-10, 21:39

Auto Industry Legend Lee Iacocca Dead at 94 Lee Iacocca, one of the true legends of the auto industry died at 7:30 this morning at his home in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. Iacocca was known for many things, but is probably best remembered as the man who was the driving force behind the Ford Mustang, and the CEO that ma...
2019-07-03, 05:26

Auto industry legend Lee Iacocca dies at 94 Father of the Mustang, midwife to the minivan, rescuer of Chrysler Corp., Lee Iacocca changed the course of automotive history.       ...
2019-07-03, 06:52

Lee Iacocca, auto industry icon, dead at 94 Iacocca was one of the most powerful — and best known — executives in the automobile industry, rising to become president of Ford Motor before leading a turnaround at Chrysler....
2019-07-03, 04:39

Auto Industry Slowdown Cause For Concern, Say Dealers And Manufacturers The slowdown in the Indian auto industry has left most automobile manufacturers as well as dealers in a pessimistic and sombre mood, as sales continue to elude dealerships. At the second conclave of......
2019-09-05, 03:39

Warning light flashing for Slovakia's auto industry When David landed an assembly line job at Volkswagen's Bratislava factory, his colleagues congratulated him on securing a well-paid position he could ride to retirement....
2019-07-05, 22:52

EV Deadlines May Disrupt Industry: Auto Component Manufacturers ACMA, the apex body of auto component manufacturers, has now cautioned the government that the deadlines to bring in electrification in the Indian auto industry could be highly disruptive to the......
2019-06-12, 17:39

Auto Industry Slowdown Hits Lakhs Of Jobs The slowdown in auto sector has rendered an estimated three lakh and a fifty thousand people jobless due to spiraling lay offs in the automobile industry. In Chennai's Amabattur industrial estate the......
2019-08-09, 10:00

Lee Iacocca, auto industry icon known for saving Chrysler, dead at 94 Lee Iacocca, the auto-industry titan who helped develop the Ford Mustang and who saved Chrysler from financial ruin, died early Tuesday at his California home. He was 94. The cause of death was complications of Parkinson’s disease, according to The Washington Post. Born in Allentown, Pa., to Italian...
2019-07-03, 11:26

As China Auto Sales Slow, Industry Braces for New Regulations China’s auto sales declined for an 11th straight month in May as a prolonged downturn in the country’s automotive sector showed no sign of easing and the industry braced for losses stemming from new emissions standards....
2019-06-12, 14:13

Tempers flare as German auto industry meets eco-activists Environmental activists accused Germany's auto industry of failing to do enough to help avert a climate crisis as executives sought on Thursday to build bridges with their detractors ahead of the Frankfurt auto show....
2019-09-06, 01:00

Factbox: Auto industry consolidation - mega-mergers and alliances Italian-American carmaker Fiat Chrysler on Monday proposed a merger of equals with France's Renault in a deal that could create the world's third-biggest carmaker and trigger a fresh round of industry consolidation....
2019-05-27, 17:39

Indian Government Working On A Revival Plan For Auto Industry Over 3.5 lakh people have lost their jobs across the Indian auto industry, with 2 lakh people losing jobs from auto dealerships and one lakh people losing jobs from the components industry....
2019-08-13, 18:00

Intel and the auto industry pen first safety rules for self-driving cars Intel and a team of automotive companies have teamed up to create new guidelines for autonomous vehicles. The intention of the "Safety First Automated Driving" paper, published today, is to establish a framework of universal safety principles that al......
2019-07-02, 21:26

Revival Of The Auto Industry Likely To Start In The Third Or Fourth Quarter: RC Bhargava The crisis in the automotive industry has been the talk of town lately and we are just not talking about the sales slowdown anymore, we are talking about the larger economic impact and of course jobs......
2019-08-15, 00:26

Government Open To Take Auto Industry Proposal To GST Council: Minister At present, the entire auto sector suffers from a sales downturn due to several factors like high GST rates, farm distress, stagnant wages and liquidity constraints....
2019-09-06, 14:00

Auto Industry United In Seeking Reduction Of GST Rate On Vehicles The automotive industry is currently facing a daunting challenge of a deep slowdown that urgently needs some form of stimulus from the Government to supplement the efforts being made by the industry......
2019-06-22, 09:01

Anand Mahindra Says GST Cuts and Road Tax Revision Will Help Revive Auto Industry Speaking at Mahindra Group's 73rd annual general meeting, Anand Mahindra suggested certain temporary measures that would have a positive impact on the industry. Short term measure like - reduction or......
2019-08-07, 20:26

NDP’s Singh vows auto industry revival with focus on spending in Canada Singh promised to resurrect a $300-million automotive innovation strategy to encourage the development of zero-emission vehicles, but with a catch: manufacturers and auto-parts suppliers would be required to invest in keeping jobs on Canadian soil....
2019-09-15, 02:13

Biden says Trump destroying auto industry, but president hits back Speaking in Iowa on the same day as Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden denounced the Republican U.S. president's trade policies, saying they were easy for Trump to push when farmers and auto makers are feeling the pain....
2019-06-11, 20:13

Bosch sees stagnating sales, job losses as auto industry slows Bosch CEO Volkmar Denner foresees stagnation in vehicle production in the coming years. "The tailwind is gone," he said, adding that this will affect the supplier's employees, "above all in the diesel plants."...
2019-08-06, 20:39

Temporary Reduction In GST Rates Needed To Boost Auto Industry: Dr. Goenka, MD, Mahindra Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman did not announce any relief for vehicles running on diesel and petrol in the Union Budget 2019. But a temporary reduction in GST rates is the need of the hour to......
2019-07-05, 18:13

Renault poised to merge with Fiat Chrysler, a move that could reshape auto industry Renault and Fiat joining forces could reshape the global auto industry at a time when carmakers are racing to build electric and self-driving cars.        ...
2019-06-04, 17:13

Renewed Chinese auto tariffs would cost U.S. jobs, industry coalition warns The head of a broad coalition of Japanese, German and South Korean automakers warned on Friday that renewed punitive Chinese tariffs on U.S. autos would hurt U.S. vehicle exports to China and put U.S. jobs at risk....
2019-08-23, 17:00

Jeff Bezos recently told Amazon employees why he's 'very excited' about the auto industry right now Bezos's comments give a rare glimpse into his interest in the auto industry, in which Amazon made its first entry recently through two investments in auto startups, Rivian and Aurora....
2019-05-21, 20:26

Trump’s proposed tariffs on Mexican imports could impact global auto industry From Mazda Motor Corp in Japan to Volkswagen AG in Germany to General Motors Co in the United States, carmaker stocks took a hit as a new front opened in the global trade war....
2019-06-01, 01:52

Trump Threatens Mexico Tariffs Until 'Illegal Immigration' Stops and It's Already Spooking The Auto Industry Trump is threatening more tariffs, FCA-Renault makes more big promises they might not be able to keep, and Brexit continues to be astoundingly bad for the entire world. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, May 31, 2019....
2019-05-31, 23:39

Trump Says Cutting Regulations Is Good for Business. But His New Battle on Car Emission Standards Could Hurt the Auto Industry President Donald Trump says his latest move to roll back California’s state-level car regulations is going to make cars cheaper and help automakers. But car companies say they don’t want lower standards and experts warn that the changes could even harm automakers who have made major inve...
2019-09-19, 02:00

Fiat Chrysler and Renault are reportedly in talks for a major deal that could shake up the global auto industry (FCAU) Rebecca Cook/Reuters Fiat Chrysler and Renault are in advanced talks for a deal that would combine major segments of their businesses, according to a report Saturday by the Financial Times. A deal would help the carmakers tackle the slowdown in consumer demand for new cars. Fiat Chrysler may also...
2019-05-25, 23:26

Union Budget 2019: Auto Industry Disappointed With Budget, But Welcomes EV Support The industry has welcomed the sops for the electric vehicle segment, but is disappointed that no measures were announced for the overall industry which is going through a slowdown....
2019-07-05, 18:13

Bajaj Auto Hikes Prices Across Motorcycle Range In India We recently told you about the Bajaj Dominar 400 receiving a price hike of nearly Rs. 6000. Now, Bajaj Auto has revised the prices across most motorcycles in its line-up by up Rs. 2950. This includes......
2019-08-01, 00:52

India is still '12 to 18 months away' from rolling out 5G, says industry exec It will take India at least another year to roll out the next generation of high-speed mobile internet, according to Akhil Gupta of Bharti Enterprises....
2019-08-07, 10:00

Tens Of Thousands Losing Jobs As India's Auto Crisis Deepens- Report Within this previously unreported figure, car and motorcycle makers have laid off 15,000 and component manufacturers 100,000, with the remaining job losses at dealers, many of which have closed, the......
2019-08-07, 14:39

India, US Agree On Collaboration Between Defence Industry And Start-Ups Indian and American officials on Friday agreed to pursue a policy environment conducive to collaboration between the defence industry and start-ups in both countries. An understanding in this regard......
2019-08-03, 08:39

New Reforms Will Help India Be Global Investment Destination: US Industry Hailing the slew of announcements made by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the US corporates said on Friday that the comprehensive set of proposed reforms will provide needed stimulus for......
2019-08-24, 09:39

Expect India To Adopt Just Policy Towards People Of Kashmir: Iran Leader The Supreme leader of Iran, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, on Wednesday expressed concern over the situation of Muslims in Kashmir, two weeks after the centre ended the special status to Jammu and......
2019-08-22, 03:26

Foreign investors hope India dials back policy shocks after Modi win Foreign companies in India have welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election victory for the political stability it brings, but now they need to see him soften a protectionist stance adopted in the past year....
2019-05-24, 15:00

How the scrappage scheme sold 39,000 Hyundai i10s Scrappage led to a flurry of Hyundai i10s on our roads 10 years on, we look at how the scrappage scheme condemned some great cars to breakers yards, but also led to queues in showrooms The beginning of April 2009 was a pretty miserable time in the British car industry. The Lehman Brothers bank co...
2019-06-02, 10:13

New Ford scrappage scheme offers £2000 for old cars Scheme applies to all models registered before 31 December 2012, regardless of make Deal applies to commercial and passenger vehicles; will run until September Ford has launched a new scrappage scheme that gives UK car buyers a £2000 discount on new vehicles when they trade in an older car. The d...
2019-07-01, 13:26

Exclusive: Mayor of London urges motorists to lobby for national diesel scrappage scheme News 17 Jun, 2019 Drivers who bought diesels on previous Government advice should lobby for a national diesel scrappage scheme, says Sadiq Khan...
2019-06-18, 01:39

Argentina central bank to keep tight monetary policy despite currency policy changes Argentina's central bank will maintain a tight monetary policy despite changes to recently implemented currency restrictions, central bank President Guido Sandleris said on Monday....
2019-09-03, 10:26

Oil industry urges Trump administration to dismiss biofuel industry wish list The American Petroleum Institute on Tuesday urged the Trump administration to reject proposals floated by U.S. farmers and ethanol producers to boost ethanol demand, the latest development in the clash over biofuel policy....
2019-09-03, 23:52

Here Are the Safest and Most Effective Sunscreens Summer means more time in the sun, which can be good for the bones—all that vitamin D—but bad for the skin. In its annual report on the sunscreens with the least toxic ingredients that are also effective, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found more than 250 products that measure up....
2019-05-22, 13:00

CBT may be effective in managing menopause symptoms New research suggests that cognitive behavioral therapy may be useful for managing several symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes and depression....
2019-06-08, 15:39

Is chemotherapy effective for rheumatoid arthritis? Chemotherapy drugs, such as methotrexate, are one of the first-line treatments for people with rheumatoid arthritis. These drugs can help relieve symptoms and prevent further joint damage. However, they can cause a number of side effects, and doctors will closely monitor people on these drugs. Learn...
2019-06-21, 07:26

Habits of Highly Effective Writers Some always outline; others never do. Some write in cafes; others don’t leave the house. Here’s a peek at the writing routines of authors on this week’s best-seller lists....
2019-09-07, 04:13

Get Out of That Stuffy Room if You Want to Have an Effective Meeting We humans breathe in oxygen—you probably knew this—and we breathe out carbon dioxide. In an enclosed space, it’s possible for carbon dioxide to build up in the air. Some research shows that meeting rooms and classrooms may be enclosed enough to reach mind-numbing carbon dioxide concentrations....
2019-06-05, 22:52

How to Make the Pomodoro Technique Even More Effective Every few months, I try some version of the Pomodoro Technique, the famous productivity system where you take a 5-minute break every half hour, and a half-hour break every two and a half hours. I follow it closely, then I follow it loosely, then I give up. If this has happened to you, you might need...
2019-08-21, 03:39

Want To Make PMO Efficient Rather Than Effective, Says PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with Prime Minister's Office (PMO) staff and thanked them for their support during his tenure, saying he wants to make PMO "efficient" rather than "effective."...
2019-05-25, 15:13

Are period and fertility tracking apps effective? Period- and fertility-tracking apps are nothing new, but they've seen a resurgence over the past few months. Traditional device makers like Fitbit, Garmin and Apple are beginning to incorporate the functionality into their wearables and smartwatches......
2019-07-24, 14:26

Every country worldwide is now using the most effective polio vaccine We may be on the brink of eradicating polio at last, now that Mongolia and Zimbabwe have added the inactivated polio vaccine to routine immunisations...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Are chia seeds effective for losing weight? Initial research suggests that chia seeds may have a slight effect on weight loss. Find out more about this research and how to include chia seeds in the diet....
2019-08-22, 02:39

Brazil says U.S. offer for help on Amazon appears more effective Brazil's Foreign Affairs Minister Ernesto Araújo said on Friday that the United States' offer to help in the Amazon appears to be a more effective cooperation than former European efforts in that area....
2019-09-14, 04:26

Jane Fonda: “Actors Are Criticised So Much Because We Can Be Effective" Here, the Forces For Change cover star, tells Vogue why it's important for people in the limelight to continue using their platform to push for change...
2019-08-10, 17:52

Analysis: YouTube fine not effective deterrent The advocacy group that drafted a complaint against Google's YouTube service says a $170 million fine against the tech giant's violation of children privacy is too lenient. (Sept. 4)        ...
2019-09-05, 09:13

Great rivals: how a nemesis can make you more effective and successful Many of us find someone who rubs us up the wrong way and the typical advice is to try to avoid those negative feelings. But what if we could harness them for our own good?‘Do you have a nemesis?” I asked the two men, friends of my flatmate, to whom I had just been introduced. We were at a gig, waiti...
2019-09-03, 21:52

Safer migraine drug shown to be effective in trials Rimegepant eliminated or significantly decreased migraine symptoms and, pending FDA approval, could provide an alternative to current medications on the market, according to a trial....
2019-07-11, 18:26

Nature ‘one of most effective ways’ of combatting climate change Nature is “one of the most effective ways” of combatting climate change and should be part of every country’s climate strategy according to the Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Inger Andersen. ...
2019-09-19, 19:00

College students think they learn less with an effective teaching method Enlarge (credit: US Dept. of Education) One of the things that's amenable to scientific study is how we communicate information about science. Science education should, in theory at least, produce a scientifically literate public and prepare those most interested in the topic for advanced studies ...
2019-09-04, 18:13

AFSPA Extended In Assam For 6 Months, Effective From August 28 The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act has been extended for six months in Assam effective from August 28 after reviewing the law and order situation in the state, a government release said on......
2019-09-08, 06:00

Insomnia: 'Long-distance' CBT as effective as in-person therapy Telemedicine-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy is as effective as in-person therapy for people trying to manage chronic insomnia, new research shows....
2019-06-12, 23:13

Ardashir’s Effective Reform of the Sassanid Military Machine In the third century AD, Parthia and Rome had been waging war against each other for far too long. Sometimes Parthia was the victor while at other times Rome was the victor ...
2019-08-30, 10:52

Memory boost: One-off exercise as effective as 12 weeks' training A new small trial suggests that a 'day by day' approach to aerobic exercise can offer a memory boost and other cognitive benefits to older individuals....
2019-08-29, 08:00

Avoiding ad networks is not an effective fraud prevention solution The right fraud detection alarms backed by data science and machine learning technology can identify all types of fraudulent app install activity.Read More...
2019-07-24, 22:39

Daimler to cut administration costs by 20%, report says Incoming boss Ola Kaellenius is working on a cost-cutting program, dubbed "Move," to reach profit margin targets threatened by trade talks and product launch issues, a German newspaper reported....
2019-05-21, 15:39

BMW and Daimler team up on automated driving Some 1,200 developers at BMW and Daimler will team up to develop automated driving technology, the companies said on Thursday, the latest carmakers forced to pool their development resources at a time of shrinking margins....
2019-07-04, 12:39

Daimler's new CEO touts green strategy Daimler's new boss Ola Källenius posted a brief internal audio message via social media in which he called on employees to support a new strategy to fully decarbonize its core automobile fleet over the next 20 years....
2019-05-24, 22:26

| Vatican seeks 'effective solutions' for Frenchman in vegetative state The Vatican has called for "effective solutions" to protect the life of a Frenchman living for years in a vegetative state, hours after a court told doctors to resume his life support....
2019-05-22, 19:26

Effective but never popular, court-ordered busing is a relic few would revive. While Joe Biden has come under attack for opposing busing in the 1970s, the politics around America’s premier school desegregation program have always been complicated....
2019-07-07, 14:39

Paxton effective as Yanks gain series split with 10-3 rout CHICAGO (AP) — James Paxton pitched six effective innings, Brett Gardner and Austin Romine each had four RBIs and the New York Yankees cruised past the Chicago White Sox 10-3 on Sunday. Gardner and Romine, the backup catcher behind Gary Sánchez, each drove in two runs with singles in New York’...
2019-06-17, 00:39

| In Niger, mass distribution of antibiotics proves effective - study The mass administration of antibiotics to villages in Niger led to a reduction of a childhood mortality, without apparently creating resistance to antibiotics so feared by public health experts, according to a study....
2019-06-06, 11:13

| WATCH | Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments Scientists have said they are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the Ebola virus after two potential drugs showed survival rates of as much as 90% in a clinical trial in the Democratic Republic of Congo. WATCH NOW....
2019-08-13, 10:26

More Effective Steps Needed To Deal With Obscene Ads: Prakash Javadekar Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar Wednesday said "more effective steps" are needed to deal with obscenity and vulgarity in advertisements in the media....
2019-07-03, 12:26

Two New Ebola Treatments Prove Highly Effective in Congo Epidemic The therapies saved roughly 90 percent of the patients who received them early in the course of infection. Doctors hope patients will seek out the cures, ending the outbreak....
2019-08-12, 21:13

Canada temporarily closing Venezuela embassy effective immediately Canada's foreign affairs minister says the Maduro regime has taken action to prevent foreign embassies from functioning, "particularly those advocating for the restoration of democracy."...
2019-06-03, 05:52

Jessica Jones offers an effective, unexpected meditation on grief Not only is “A.K.A Hero Pants” a compelling episode in its own right, it retroactively makes the previous episode more interesting too. Not the Sallinger parts, of course, those are well past saving. But it turns out we didn’t have the full context for the emotional arcs Trish and Erik were…...
2019-06-17, 05:52

Esketamine nasal spray effective against treatment resistant depression New research suggests esketamine nasal spray, a new antidepressant, is safe and effective for patients who have failed to respond to other types of treatment....
2019-05-21, 23:39

Daimler second-quarter hammered by one-off, diesel charges Luxury car maker Daimler said it would intensify cost cuts after legal risks for diesel-related issues and the cost of replacing Takata airbags triggered a 1.56 billion euros ($1.74 billion) loss before interest and taxes in the second quarter....
2019-07-24, 09:39

UPDATE 1-BMW and Daimler team up on automated driving Some 1,200 developers at BMW and Daimler will team up to develop automated driving technology, the companies said on Thursday, the latest carmakers forced to pool their development resources at a time of shrinking margins....
2019-07-04, 12:26

Daimler Plans To Cut Administration Costs By 20%: Report Incoming Daimler boss Ola Kaellenius is working on a cost cut program to reach profit margin targets which are threatened by global trade woes and ramp up issues at factories....
2019-05-21, 20:13

Daimler to Cut Costs After First Quarterly Loss in 10 Years The maker of Mercedes-Benz cars said it would step up cost-cutting efforts in the second half of the year after reporting the company’s first quarterly loss in a decade....
2019-07-24, 13:39

BMW, Daimler team up to develop self-driving technology BMW and Daimler said they finalized an agreement to jointly develop self-driving systems and they expected the Level 4 technology to be deployed in mass-market vehicles for private customers starting in 2024....
2019-07-04, 14:26

Daimler CEO says there are no plans to pursue a merger or spin-off Daimler has no plans to spin off its trucks division or to pursue a merger with BMW as a way to raise the company's share price, Chief Executive Ola Kaellenius said on Wednesday....
2019-07-24, 10:13

Daimler cuts outlook over Dieselgate costs The German automaker says its 2019 operating profit will be the same as last year, due to a huge vehicle recall bill. Authorities have ordered the recall of 770,000 diesel cars installed with emitting-cheating software....
2019-06-24, 01:26

Daimler's Dr. Z hands over reins with need for deep savings The walrus-mustached Dieter Zetsche and CFO Bodo Uebber, who is also leaving, turned Daimler from an industrial conglomerate that included holdings in aviation into a company focused on upscale passenger cars and commercial vehicles....
2019-05-22, 19:52

Daimler Deepens Ties With China in New Deal China’s state-owned Beijing Automotive Group has acquired a stake of 2.48% in Daimler with an option to raise it to 5%, bringing Chinese ownership of one of Germany’s flagship companies to around 15%....
2019-07-23, 15:26

BMW pays homage to outgoing Daimler CEO Zetsche BMW paid tribute to outgoing Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche in a light-hearted video that ends with a Zetsche lookalike driving off in a BMW i8 sports car....
2019-05-24, 13:39

Planting trees is most effective (and cheapest) way to fight climate change: study The study calculated that adding 3.5 million square miles of forest could suck up nearly 830 billion tons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. That’s about as much carbon pollution as humans have spewed in the past 25 years....
2019-07-05, 22:26

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: New drug proves 'safe' and effective A double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial finds the right dosage at which a drug 'safely' treats nonalcoholic fatty liver disease....
2019-07-31, 23:39

Engaging ‘head and mind’, key for effective learning, says UNESCO chief on Literacy Day On International Literacy Day, Sunday, the chief of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) maintained that "engaging with both head and mind is a key for effective learning”....
2019-09-09, 02:00

Shape of success: should we all follow Ed Sheeran’s surprisingly effective career strategy? Seven years ago, Sheeran explained his plans for the future in impressive detail, from album releases to his semi-retirement this week. Can we learn from his example?Ed Sheeran has announced his sort-of-retirement at the tender age of 28, with a reported net worth of £160m. On stage at Chantry Park ...
2019-08-28, 22:00

Virtual reality more effective in spurring storm evacuation than alerts: study Participants who saw virtual reality of a storm were significantly more likely to say they would make home preparations or evacuate than those who saw traditional weather maps or text alerts, the Hofstra University research found....
2019-06-22, 06:00

Fortifying Wheat Cost Effective Way Of Preventing Vitamin D Deficiency: Study The study has said that fortifying wheat with this essential nutrient could prevent around 10 million cases of Vitamin D deficiency, over the next 90 years....
2019-08-21, 19:52

The most effective way to fight climate change is to plant trees, over a trillion of them: study The study calculated that over the decades, those new trees could suck up nearly 750 billion metric tons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere....
2019-07-05, 00:26

Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments in Congo trial Scientists are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever after two potential drugs showed encouraging survival results in a clinical trial in Congo....
2019-08-12, 20:13

Two-drug combo more effective at lowering blood sugar in diabetes patients Prescribing metformin and vildagliptin to people newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes reduced their long-term blood sugar levels more than single-drug therapy in a recent study....
2019-09-18, 21:13

Malaria breakthrough as scientists find ‘highly effective’ way to kill parasite Drugs derived from Ivermectin, which makes human blood deadly to mosquitoes, could be available within two yearsHuman trials of new antimalarial drugs are in the pipeline after Kenyan scientists successfully used bacteria to kill the parasite that causes the disease.The Kenya Medical Research Instit...
2019-09-05, 10:00

Daimler has a plan to get autonomous trucks ready for the road Daimler Trucks is creating a global organization focused on putting automated trucks on the road over the next decade. The Autonomous Technology Group will be in charge of building an automated roadmap for the trucks, as well as setting up the approp......
2019-05-29, 18:13

Daimler to recall 60,000 Mercedes diesels in Germany over emissions Daimler must recall 60,000 Mercedes diesel cars in Germany after regulators found that they were fitted with software aimed at distorting emissions tests, the Transportation Ministry said on Saturday....
2019-06-22, 16:39

Daimler warns of second-quarter profit significantly below expectations Luxury carmaker Daimler on Friday warned investors that it expected a second-quarter loss before interest and taxes of 1.6 billion euros ($1.80 billion) after a 2.6 billion profit posted in the year earlier period....
2019-07-12, 12:39

Mercedes-Benz EQC Review: Testing Daimler's Big Bet On Electric The Mercedes-Benz EQC is the first of what promises to be several EQ models from the German carmaker. It is a good step in the right direction, combining electric expectations with the kind of......
2019-06-15, 11:13

Daimler to source battery cells from Farasis Energy Daimler has struck a deal to buy lithium ion battery cells from Farasis Energy, a Chinese-American supplier that is building a factory in east Germany to help Mercedes-Benz ramp up electric vehicle production, it said on Tuesday....
2019-09-10, 21:13

Daimler says all costs under scrutiny after moderate start to 2019 Daimler's outgoing chief executive said on Wednesday that all of the luxury carmaker's costs were under review as he expressed dissatisfaction with the group's profitability as it invests heavily in electric cars....
2019-05-22, 13:01

Daimler vows to cut costs after one-offs bring loss Luxury carmaker Daimler said it would intensify cost cuts after legal risks for diesel-related issues and the cost of replacing Takata airbags triggered a 1.56 billion euros ($1.74 billion) loss before interest and taxes in the second quarter....
2019-07-24, 13:13

Zetsche's elevation to Daimler chairman faces opposition Investors are resisting the plan because they regard Dieter Zetsche responsible for falling profits, a costly European diesel emissions recall and recalls connected with Takata airbags, among other things, a German newspaper says....
2019-07-18, 17:13

Chinese car maker BAIC acquires 5% share in Daimler Daimler and BAIC's joint venture sold 485,000 vehicles in 2018 The two companies already work together in a Chinese joint venture Chinese car maker BAIC has acquired a 5% share in Mercedes’ parent company, Daimler, a move welcomed by new Daimler CEO Ola Kallenius. The stakes helps secure BAIC’s i...
2019-07-23, 14:39

Daimler Loses $1.3 billion On Diesel, Airbag Woes Daimler AG, the maker of Mercedes-Benz luxury cars, says it lost 1.2 billion euros ($1.3 billion) in the second quarter as the company booked 4.2 billion euros in one-time charges for troubles with......
2019-07-24, 17:13

Daimler faces up to $1.1B fine for diesel cheating, report says The German motor vehicle authority discovered cheating software fitted to Mercedes C- and E-class models and ordered a recall of 280,000 vehicles, Der Spiegel said. A fine of up to 5,000 euros ($5,608) per vehicle is being considered, the report added....
2019-08-09, 19:52

BMW and Daimler partner to develop automated driving technology BMW and Daimler are teaming up to develop automated driving technology the latest carmakers forced to pool development resources as margins shrink.Read More...
2019-07-05, 11:52

Daimler's electric trucks will make online shopping greener Online shopping makes life easier for consumers but it can harm the environment, especially if you opt for express delivery. German automaker Daimler has found one way to tackle the climate crisis....
2019-07-31, 20:13

Daimler warns of profits snag from diesel, airbag recall German automaker Daimler expects pretax profits this year to be significantly lower than 2018, after setting aside more money to tackle the fallout from its diesel emissions problems and an airbag recall...
2019-07-12, 13:39

Daimler in fresh profit warning over Dieselgate, faulty airbags The Mercedes-Benz manufacturer has slashed its outlook for 2019 for the second time in weeks due to the emissions-cheating scandal. Slower growth in several auto markets also prompted the warning....
2019-07-12, 17:52

Daimler, Bosch get approval to test driverless valet parking Daimler and auto supplier Bosch will start valet parking using autonomous driving technology in Stuttgart, Germany, after local authorities gave the carmaker permission to start testing the technology....
2019-07-23, 12:26

China's BAIC buys 5% Daimler stake to cement alliance China's Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd (BAIC) has bought a 5% stake in Daimler , cementing its relationship with the German carmaker after China's Zhejiang Geely Holding emerged as a potential rival....
2019-07-23, 10:26

Daimler CEO says meeting 2021 emissions targets will be significant challenge Cutting average emissions from the Mercedes-Benz passenger car fleet to meet the European Union's 2021 target is going to be a significant challenge, Daimler Chief Executive Ola Kaellenius said on Tuesday....
2019-09-10, 13:13

Daimler starts testing self-driving trucks on public roads Daimler's plan for self-driving big rigs just came one step closer to fruition. The automaker has started testing trucks with Level 4 autonomy (that is, fully self-driving in specific situations) on public roads in southwest Virginia, near the home o......
2019-09-09, 17:39

Daimler warns on profit again, blames diesel and recall costs Luxury carmaker Daimler cut its profit forecast for the fourth time in 13 months on Friday, as it set aside more money to cover a regulatory crackdown on diesel emissions and vehicle recalls related to Takata airbags....
2019-07-12, 12:52

Daimler Plans to Make Its Cars Carbon Neutral by 2039 The carmaker's new climate plan is bold—for a company. But it falls short of recommended emissions cuts and shows the limits of corporate self-policing....
2019-05-21, 15:13

Daimler faces up to 1 billion euro diesel fine: Der Spiegel Prosecutors in Stuttgart, Germany are set to fine Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler between 800 million euros ($895 million) and 1 billion euros for diesel-related violations, German magazine Der Spiegel said in its online edition on Friday....
2019-08-09, 18:26

Daimler's Q2 loss triggers more cost-cutting, product review Daimler is battling slower demand in China and the U.S., along with huge costs to develop electric cars and regulatory scrutiny over its diesel emissions....
2019-07-24, 19:13

Daimler's first large electric semi trucks are ready to roll Daimler has spent ages talking about electrifying its trucks, and now it's ready to deliver in a very literal way. The automaker has completed the first two units of its heavy-duty Freightliner eCascadia semis destined for customers. They're not fi......
2019-08-13, 03:39

BMW, Daimler Finalise Deal To Deploy Self-Driving Technology In Vehicles BMW and Daimler on Thursday said they had finalised the agreement and that they expected the technology to be deployed in mass-market vehicles from 2024....
2019-07-05, 12:39

Daimler profit warning weighs on European shares, eyes on G20 A profit warning from Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler dampened European stock markets early on Monday, as investors looked for direction to a keenly awaited G20 summit this week that brings U.S. and Chinese leaders together after a long lull in talks....
2019-06-24, 10:00

Daimler CEO Zetsche hands over to successor amid tech change Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche is handing off to his successor after 13 years at the helm as the company faces difficult challenges from the transition to electric cars and digital transportation technologies...
2019-05-22, 13:01

Queensland mining royalties found to give 'effective subsidies' to thermal coal exporters Australia Institute report suggests public support for overhaul of royalty ratesQueensland’s mining royalties regime gives “effective subsidies” to exporters of low-quality thermal coal, according to a new report by the Australia Institute that shows public support for an overhaul of the royalty rat...
2019-07-24, 01:52

Daimler enlists computer game designers to encourage efficient driving Daimler is hiring computer programmers to create games that encourage electric and hybrid vehicle owners to drive more efficiently, the company's research chief Markus Schaefer said on Tuesday....
2019-09-10, 15:39

Daimler's Zetsche bows out pledging cost cuts to boost profit Daimler said its target remains to return Mercedes-Benz Cars, which includes the Mercedes brand and Smart, and Mercedes-Benz Vans to a "profitability corridor" of 8 percent to 10 percent by 2021....
2019-05-22, 15:39

Daimler brings driverless truck tests to public roads in Virginia Daimler today announced it has begun testing driverless trucks on public highways near Blacksburg, Virginia, home of Daimler subsidiary Torc Robotics.Read More...
2019-09-09, 17:13

Daimler warns on 2019 profit outlook as diesel issues bite Daimler cut its 2019 earnings outlook on Sunday after lifting provisions for issues related to its diesel vehicles by hundreds of millions of euros, sending its shares lower in pre-market trade on Monday....
2019-06-24, 08:26

Bosch and Daimler obtain regulatory approval for level 4 self-parking system Bosch and Daimler claim that their fully autonomous parking system at the Mercedes-Benz Museum is the first to pass regulatory muster in Germany.Read More...
2019-07-23, 13:39

Daimler To Make Mercedes-Benz Branded Heavy Trucks In China The plan will deepen the alliance between Daimler and it Chinese truck JV partner, Beiqi Foton Co Ltd, and comes after the purchase of a 5 per cent stake in Daimler last month by its Mercedes Benz......
2019-08-23, 16:00

Daimler and Geely back Volocopter to help launch its flying taxi service Flying taxis are one step closer to becoming a reality. Volocopter announced in 2018 that it hopes to have autonomous air taxis in the sky within five years, and one step on the path to achieving that is securing that all-important investment money....
2019-09-09, 17:39

Daimler to build Mercedes-Benz-branded heavy trucks in China, report says Daimler plans to build Mercedes-Benz-branded heavy trucks in China by revamping truck plants owned by its local joint venture with Beiqi Foton, according to Reuters and two sources familiar with the matter. ...
2019-08-23, 18:00

Daimler and Bosch inch closer to fully automated, self-driving valet service Daimler has plans for self-driving trucks, autonomous taxis and cars that drive themselves on the autobahn. Now, it's moving forward with its vision to bring fully automated, driverless parking to the Mercedes-Benz Museum parking garage in Stuttgart,......
2019-07-23, 10:00

Daimler to build Mercedes Benz-branded heavy trucks in China, report says Daimler plans to build Mercedes Benz-branded heavy trucks in China by revamping truck plants owned by its local joint venture with Beiqi Foton, according to Reuters and two sources familiar with the matter. ...
2019-08-22, 16:52

Daimler ordered to recall thousands of Mercedes in Germany over emissions cheating — report The German auto giant has been ordered to recall an extra 60,000 Mercedes-Benz models built between 2012 and 2015, a German newspaper reports. The cars are believed to have been equipped with emissions-cheating software....
2019-06-22, 17:52

Exclusive: Daimler to make Mercedes Benz-branded heavy trucks in China - sources German auto maker Daimler AG plans to build Mercedes Benz-branded heavy trucks in China by revamping truck plants owned by its local joint venture, according to a document seen by Reuters and two sources familiar with the matter....
2019-08-22, 10:39

Daimler's stock drops as diesel scandal cuts profit for Mercedes' parent company Share's of German automaker Daimler fell almost 4% in Monday trading after the company said Sunday that profits for the second quarter would be hurt by troubles from its Mercedes-Benz brand and downgraded its earnings forecast for the the full year....
2019-06-27, 19:52

Here's why transportation leaders including Daimler and Volkswagen are pouring billions into R&D for electric trucks (UPS, DMLRY, BUD, OTC, TSLA, FDX, VWAPY, PEP) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Trucking, which can be perceived as the lifeblood of global economies, has experienced healthy growth in recent years due in part to surging e-commerce shipments. In the US alone,...
2019-07-23, 13:13

CBOE Holdings Reports First-Quarter 2017 Results; Reported Results Include Bats Effective March 1 CHICAGO, May 9, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2017, and provided updated 2017 guidance to reflect its acquisition of Bats Global Markets, Inc. (Bats)....
2019-05-21, 18:39

Reusable menstrual cups 'just as safe and effective as traditional products,' landmark Lancet report reveals Millions of women were today urged to switch from traditional sanitary protection as a landmark report found that reusable menstrual cups are just as safe and effective....
2019-07-17, 11:13

Cboe Europe Announces Planned Launch of Cboe Closing Cross, Simple and Cost-Effective Post-Close Trading Service LONDON – 31 July 2019 – Cboe Europe, the largest pan-European stock exchange and a division of Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE), today announced it plans to launch Cboe Closing Cross (3C), a new post close trading service that will provide a simple, cost-effective way for market participants to exe...
2019-07-31, 19:39

Daimler issues profit warning over diesel issues FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker Daimler says profits for the second quarter will be hit by troubles with diesel vehicles from its Mercedes-Benz brand and has downgraded its earnings forecast for the full year. The company said Sunday in a news release that it would be hit by “a high three-...
2019-06-23, 21:13

India Dispatch: In India’s City of Temples, Narendra Modi Is Both Hero and Villain The Indian prime minister’s mix of Hindu nationalism and economic development helped him win re-election on Thursday. In his constituency, though, the mix cuts both ways....
2019-05-23, 20:52

Redmi Note 8 Series Coming to India in '8 Weeks': Xiaomi India Chief India head Manu Kumar Jain has confirmed that the Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro will launch in India soon, after certifications and testing process is done....
2019-08-29, 18:13

Honda Two-Wheeler India Sales Cross 11 Million Mark In Western India Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) announced that the company has added 11 milion customers in Western India. The manufacturer crossed the milestone with sales from the states of Maharashtra,......
2019-07-22, 23:52

No meeting planned between India, Pakistan PMs at regional summit: India foreign ministry There is no bilateral meeting planned between the prime ministers of India and Pakistan at a regional summit next week, India's foreign ministry spokesman Rajeev Kumar said on Thursday....
2019-06-06, 14:00

MG Motor India Ties Up With Fortum To Install EV Charging Stations In India The MG eZS will be made at the company's factory in Halol, Gujarat and will be available with a host of connected features. The company has said that its electric vehicles will get over-the-air (OTA)......
2019-07-02, 13:52

India vs South Africa: Jasprit Bumrah, India Bowler To Watch Out For Jasprit Bumrah has progressed in leaps and bounds as he has become one of the best death bowlers in international cricket and will be critical to India's chances in World Cup 2019....
2019-06-04, 10:52

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli, India Batsman To Watch Out For Carded as the greatest batsman in contemporary cricket, Virat Kohli has to bear the additional burden of ensuring that India do well in World Cup 2019. As far as Indian fans are concerned, nothing......
2019-06-04, 10:52

Piaggio India Launches Vespa Urban Club 125 In India, Priced At Rs. 73,733 Piaggio India has announced the launch of its new 125 cc scooter range, the Vespa Urban Club. Priced at Rs. 73,733, the new Urban Club 125 is currently the of the most affordable Vespa scooter......
2019-06-05, 17:13

Four feared dead in mishap in Coal India mine in east India Four workers are feared dead and nine have been injured in a landslide at a Coal India Ltd mine in the eastern state of Odisha, a company spokesman said on Wednesday....
2019-07-24, 09:00

Renault India To Double Sales In India By 2021; Triber Key Contributor The new Renault Triber is a direct rival to the Datsun GO+ and also the upcoming compact seven-seater from Maruti Suzuki. It gets a completely different design language from its rivals that help make......
2019-06-22, 17:00

India Open To Selling Part Of Air India To Foreign Airline: Report India is open to selling a partial stake in debt-laden state-run carrier Air India to a foreign airline, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
2019-09-18, 17:39

Are Auto Makers the New Value Stocks? Ford and General Motors possess an unusual pairing of superlatives: They boast two of the highest dividend yields in the S&P 500 while also having two of the lowest price-to-earnings ratios on a forward-looking basis....
2019-07-08, 20:26

The best auto racing helmets you can buy If you want to race, you need a helmet. The choices — and price tags — can be intimidating, but they don't have to be. We're here to help you pick something safe, functional, and affordable. The Simpson Carbon Devil Ray will satisfy all your racing needs and it doesn't hurt that it look...
2019-08-06, 05:13

Auto execs not so sure that change is necessary What also emerges from IBM's survey is how many executives do not feel a sense of urgency about the massive changes expected to occur in the auto industry in the near future....
2019-09-11, 23:52

How to Force the New Android Auto Update A new version of Android Auto is finally here—sort of. Google started rolling out a beautiful new version of Android Auto late last month, and your device should prompt you to switch over to the new look and feel when you plug it into your car. If not, you’ll want to check a buried setting to force ...
2019-08-20, 16:26

This week's issue of Auto Express News 5 Jun, 2019 This week we pick out 102 great used buys from as little as £695, and have exclusive images of the all-new Nissan Juke...
2019-06-05, 20:13

Auto Consolidation Is Vital but Needs a Crisis Most successful auto mergers are born of crisis. Even if Fiat Chrysler finds a deal with Renault, investors shouldn’t expect a broader consolidation wave until industry profits look a lot shakier....
2019-06-15, 17:39

Detroit auto show home gets new name TCF Bank, which recently merged with Chemical Bank to form Michigan's largest bank by deposits, bought the 22-year naming rights to the home of the Detroit auto show for $33 million from the Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority....
2019-08-27, 23:13

Top U.S. auto safety official to step down Heidi King, a key player in efforts by the Trump administration to roll back the nation's light-vehicle fuel-efficiency rules, will step down at the end of the month as acting administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration....
2019-08-13, 01:39

Getting under the hood of Amazon’s auto ambitions While Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has said little about the company's automotive ambitions, the strategy is aimed at leveraging Amazon's strengths in logistics, cloud computing and digital services together with new interests in related fields from robotics to manufacturing....
2019-07-31, 18:00

49,000 United Auto Workers strike against GM Over 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike. Workers shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states. (Sept. 16)        ...
2019-09-16, 12:13

Auto jobs still appeal to students A recent study found that among values would-be workers say they want in a future employer, trustworthiness, a strong reputation and a history of innovation topped the list. That's hard to come by if your company's younger than the iPhone....
2019-08-07, 23:13

Used Cars, Not Just Millennials, Likely Behind Auto Slump Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman this week said millennials opting for taxi-hailing services like Uber are a factor for the drop in vehicle sales. While the jury is still out on this, automakers......
2019-09-12, 19:26

May's auto sales drop still feels like a win U.S. sales of cars and light trucks fell 0.3 percent in May, but the month still felt like a winner for many industry participants as a big Memorial Day weekend erased fears of a much bigger drop after a slow start to the year....
2019-06-10, 09:39

Top U.S. auto safety official to depart The top U.S. auto safety official, a key player in efforts by President Donald Trump's administration to rollback the nation's vehicle fuel efficiency requirements, will step down at the end of the month, the Transportation Department announced on Monday....
2019-08-12, 22:52

The 2020 Lexus RX Finally Gets Android Auto and Not a Whole Lot Else Updates to the 2020 Lexus RX and RXL aren’t huge, but they matter to the people actually buying the cars. There’s more tech now, it should drive slightly better and it looks marginally different. The RX is already incredibly popular, so why fix something that isn’t broken, right?...
2019-05-30, 20:00

United Auto Workers Authorize a Strike The United Auto Workers voted to authorize a strike amid contract negotiations. The union represents about 150,000 workers at Ford, General Motors, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, with GM as the target of the bargaining....
2019-09-04, 05:52

Famed Auto Executive Lee Iacocca Dies at 94 Lee Iacocca, the tough-talking, cigar-chomping auto executive who saved Chrysler in the early 1980s and became America’s first big-time, celebrity CEO, has died at 94....
2019-07-03, 05:13

EPA's top auto regulator to head climate office Chris Grundler, the head of the EPA's transportation office who oversaw the rollout of some of the agency's most important rules, including greenhouse gas standards for light-duty vehicles, as well as probes of Volkswagen Group and Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions, is switching roles with Sarah Dunham...
2019-06-07, 00:52

Auto Chess Took Over My Life In A Single Afternoon I had plans, darn it. Grand plans. I was going to go outside, probably. I might have picked a flower. Maybe it would’ve slipped from between my fingers, only for me to bend down and find three stray kittens, who I’d have ultimately adopted and come to love like the furry little couch-ruining aliens ...
2019-06-21, 05:52

Police: Man found in trunk of car sent to auto auction MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) — Police say a man was found in the trunk of a car that arrived to be sold at a Pennsylvania auto auction. Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Chief David Steffen said the man is being treated at a hospital and is expected to be released. He isn’t identifying the man or...
2019-05-30, 20:52

Israel becomes latest hotbed for auto tech Since General Motors opened an Israeli r&d center in 2008, dozens of automakers and Tier 1 suppliers have followed to tap into the country's high-tech talent, with Ford Motor Co. planting its flag there last week....
2019-06-17, 07:52

Auto workers strike against GM in contract dispute More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walk off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines as contract talks with the company deteriorate into a strike (Sept. 16)        ...
2019-09-16, 14:39

FCC allows phone companies to auto-block robocalls The FCC voted Thursday to allow phone companies to block robocalls automatically for their customers. The vote would allow phone service providers like Verizon to switch on technology that blocks robocalls, which have exploded in number to about 5 billion a month nationwide. The companies would not ...
2019-06-07, 03:13

The coolest cars from the Detroit auto show From a reborn Toyota Supra to the muscle-car favorite Ford Shelby GT 500, here are the models that will turn heads at the Detroit auto show.        ...
2019-05-21, 17:26

Lidar maker's sensors auto-ready Unlike others, Luminar has focused on automotive readiness since its early days, integrating Toyota's kaizen manufacturing practices into its manufacturing facility in Orlando....
2019-08-26, 00:26

Auto Chess on mobile is improving … but confusing Drodo's mobile Auto Chess is a significantly better way to play the original great mod if you already know the original, and for that, should be a successRead More...
2019-05-31, 14:13

Bumpy Ride For Auto Ancillaries: Report Domestic and global downturn in the automobile industry, uncertainty in government policy and aggressive play by the Chinese in the international markets are impacting the $57 billion auto ancillary......
2019-08-11, 11:26

The Morning After: Google delivers a new look for Android Auto Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. July is almost over. So after you double-check your UltraViolet account, it's time to look over quarterly results from Apple and Samsung to find out what's working (services) and what isn't (high-end phones). Pl......
2019-07-31, 18:00

EPA, DOT say California actions on auto emissions appear to be 'unlawful' The top lawyers at the Environmental Protection Agency and Transportation Department told the California Air Resources Board Friday that the state's actions in connection with a voluntary emissions deal with four automakers "appear to be unlawful and invalid."...
2019-09-06, 19:39

U.S. auto sales seen slipping 2.1% in May: J.D. Power, LMC Automotive U.S. auto sales are expected to drop 2.1% in May from the year-ago period, as higher prices keep buyers at bay, according to industry consultants J.D. Power and LMC Automotive....
2019-05-28, 22:13

Dota Underlords is Valve’s take on Auto Chess Dota Underlords is the official Valve version of Auto Chess. It's for PC and mobile and will be on Steam before heading to iOS and Android in open beta.Read More...
2019-06-14, 00:52

GM auto workers go on strike nationwide for more pay and better benefits The United Automobile Workers went on a nationwide strike against General Motors starting at midnight, Sept. 16, 2019.       ...
2019-09-17, 16:13

Honda to end auto production at its first Mexico plant Beginning in early 2020, all local HR-V production will be done at Honda's second Mexican plant, which opened in Celaya, Guanajuato, in 2014 to build the Fit and HR-V....
2019-09-12, 16:39

Europe would respond to U.S. auto tariffs, top EU official says Retaliatory measures if the United States imposed tariffs on European vehicles would result in a negative situation for both economies, the EU's new trade chief said....
2019-07-22, 19:52

Verizon will now auto-block spam calls Hatred of spam calls and robocalls is one of the few certainties of life you could put right up there with the inevitability of death and taxes. They’re universally despised, while also metastasizing into a nearly out-of-control problem, which is why spam call-blocking mobile apps and services...
2019-08-28, 05:00

2020 Auto Expo Dates Announced The 2020 Auto Expo dates are out, and the country's top auto show will be organised from February 7 to February 12 at the Indian Expo Mart, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh....
2019-08-08, 17:00

Cool cars at the IAA Auto Show in Germany The IAA auto show in Frankfurt Germany is an international platform for the very latest developments in the world of mobility.       ...
2019-09-10, 02:26

GST Panel Unlikely To Favour Tax Rate Cut For Auto Sector India's goods and services tax (GST) panel is unlikely to approve lowering the tax for the auto and allied components sector this week, as a study has warned of major revenue losses, two government......
2019-09-18, 11:00

Auto workers want bigger slice of profits Contract talks between the United Auto Workers union and Detroit’s three automakers are kicking off with the union taking a far less conciliatory stance than past years (July 15)       ...
2019-07-15, 22:39

NBA 2K, Grand Theft Auto V help Take-Two surge past estimates Videogame publisher Take-Two Interactive Software raised its full-year revenue forecast on Monday, based on the success of its games NBA 2K, Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption 2....
2019-08-06, 00:26

Adjudicator says any security defense of U.S. auto tariffs at WTO 'very difficult' The United States will find it "very difficult" to defend President's Donald Trump's proposed car tariff against any challenge at the World Trade Organization, a veteran trade adjudicator who has ruled on a related case told Reuters....
2019-05-27, 22:52

The US auto workers union just decided to walk out on GM — here's why they're striking (GM) GM The UAW ordered its membership to strike General Motors on Sunday night after contract negotiations broke down. GM's 46,000 UAW-represented workers could take to the picket lines. The UAW has been bristling for a strike since early 2019, when GM "unallocated" several US factories, including its ...
2019-09-15, 19:00

Government Blinks, Announces Measures To Help Auto Sector Relenting to some of the automobile industry's demands, the Finance Minister has announced some sops to revive the automobile industry that has been caught in an unprecedented slowdown. The key demand......
2019-08-23, 16:39

United Auto Workers Calls for Strike of GM's U.S. Factories The United Auto Workers has called for a strike at General Motors’ U.S. factories, its first major work stoppage in more than a decade. Union leadership is instructing roughly 46,000 factory workers to walk off the job or stay home until further notice....
2019-09-15, 21:13

U.S. auto sales expected to slip 5th-straight month The U.S. auto industry is limping into the usually robust summer selling season, analysts say, as rising new-vehicle prices and affordability concerns continue to outweigh strong employment growth and high consumer confidence....
2019-05-31, 21:52

United Auto Workers Calls for Strike at GM's U.S. Factories The United Auto Workers has called for a strike at General Motors’ U.S. factories, its first major work stoppage in more than a decade. Union leadership is instructing roughly 46,000 factory workers to walk off the job or stay home until further notice....
2019-09-16, 01:39

League Of Legends' Version Of Auto Chess Has Taken Over Twitch We have a habit, in the gaming industry, of declaring things “The Year Of ___.” 2013 was The Year Of Luigi. 2014 was The Year Of Luigi’s Death Stare. 2019 is The Year Of Gooigi. However, if Gooigi had not transformed into an unassailable, medium-defining phenomenon, we might also be tempted to call ...
2019-06-20, 07:13

Valve Is Making Its Own Version Of Dota Auto Chess Late last year, Valve launched the collectible card game Artifact, a spinoff of Dota 2. It flopped so hard that Valve is now revamping it from the ground up. Earlier this year, Dota’s community beat Valve at its own game, creating Dota Auto Chess, a similarly strategic spin-off that, unlike Artifact...
2019-05-22, 04:39

Volkswagen to invest $577 million in Brazil auto plant Volkswagen will invest 2.4 billion reais ($577 million) in one of its Brazil factories, Sao Paulo state governor Joao Doria said on Thursday during a visit to the automaker's headquarters in Germany....
2019-08-29, 21:39

Japan, France to explore cooperation on auto tech The two governments agreed to start talks to expand cooperation in areas such as automated driving, batteries and electric vehicles in a move that could also be aimed at repairing the strained alliance between Nissan and Renault....
2019-09-02, 17:00

Auto Sales Revved Up August Retail Spending Spending on vehicles drove strong retail sales in August, suggesting American shoppers continue to support the economy at a time of heightened global uncertainty....
2019-09-13, 20:26

Adjudicator says any security defence of US auto tariffs at WTO "very difficult" The United States will find it "very difficult" to defend President's Donald Trump's proposed car tariff against any challenge at the World Trade Organization, a veteran trade adjudicator who has ruled on a related case told Reuters....
2019-05-27, 18:13

United Auto Workers to Target GM First in Labor Negotiations The United Auto Workers said it would target General Motors first in negotiating a new labor contract, aiming to reach a deal with the Detroit auto maker that can be used to set the pattern for talks with Ford and Fiat Chrysler....
2019-09-03, 20:39

UPDATE 1-Canada auto sales fall 7.2% in June Auto sales in Canada fell 7.2% in June from a year earlier, hit by a drop in passenger car sales, according to industry data released on Wednesday, marking a decline for the sixteenth straight month....
2019-07-04, 00:39

Factbox: Auto, other industries' manufacturing presence in Mexico U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a tariff of 5% would be imposed on all goods coming from Mexico, increasing gradually each month until reaching 25% on Oct. 1, unless Mexico takes immediate action to curb illegal immigration....
2019-05-31, 09:26

More Jobs In Auto Lost, Toyota And Hyundai Cut Production Japanese carmaker Toyota Motor and South Korea's Hyundai Motor are the latest in a string of companies to briefly halt some parts of production at plants to combat slumping sales, according to company......
2019-08-30, 12:52

'NBA 2K', 'Grand Theft Auto V' help Take-Two surge past estimates Videogame publisher Take-Two Interactive Software Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast on Monday, boosted by the success of its games "NBA 2K", "Grand Theft Auto V" and "Red Dead Redemption 2", sending its shares up 7% in extended trading....
2019-08-06, 05:13

Retail report: Auto sales drove U.S. growth in May U.S. retail sales rose 0.5 percent in May, led by a sharp increase in auto sales -- but nearly all sectors showed growth, the Commerce Department reported Friday....
2019-06-14, 19:26

Faurecia holds course in 'tougher-than-expected' auto market The supplier maintained first-half profitability and reaffirmed its full-year guidance despite a decline in global auto production and the loss of seating contracts with Daimler and Citroen....
2019-07-23, 22:00

BMW 3 Series 318d Sport auto 2019 UK review Entry-level diesel is likeable addition to range but doesn't live up to the best of the 3 Series line-up Many of you might remember a fascinating 1990s documentary – From A to B: Tales of Modern Motoring (YouTube gold) – that saw a range of middle managers dismissing lower trim levels and engine v...
2019-07-18, 02:52

Trump says auto tariffs never off the table in EU trade talks President Donald Trump on Friday blasted the European Union for its use of trade barriers and revived his threat to impose U.S. tariffs on European automobiles if he does not see progress in stalled negotiations between the longstanding partners....
2019-08-03, 00:39

Auto racing: How to wager on Memorial Day weekend races LAS VEGAS — Memorial Day weekend brings about barbecues, parades and good times with family and friends, but most importantly taking time to remember the fallen who made the ultimate sacrifice in our nation’s name. It also brings about a Christmas in May of sorts for motorsports fans. Formula One ki...
2019-05-25, 00:00

DOJ Investigating Auto Makers Over California Emissions Agreement The Justice Department has launched an antitrust investigation into four auto makers that forged a deal with California on vehicle-emissions standards, escalating the conflict between the Trump administration and Sacramento over environmental regulations....
2019-09-07, 13:26

Android Auto is getting a redesigned interface and Dark Mode Google last month announced an update for Android Auto that would change the way the app looks and works, and it is now finally rolling out to some regions. Google says that the refreshed interface was "built to help you get on the road faster, show more useful information at a glance and simplify c...
2019-06-27, 19:26

Valve's New Auto Chess Game Is Already Way More Popular Than Artifact Ever Was The failure of Dota-themed trading card game Artifact might have left Valve with egg on its face, but the company has now scraped off that egg and made an omelette with Dota Underlords. Valve’s take on the obscenely popular Auto Chess genre hit a peak of nearly 180,000 concurrent players today, almo...
2019-06-21, 22:52

Researchers create eye-tracking glasses that auto-focus where you look Researchers at Stanford University have created glasses that track your eyes and automatically focus on whatever you're looking at. The so-called autofocals, detailed in a paper published in the journal Science Advances, could prove a better solution......
2019-07-02, 21:26

Auto Sales Slipped in First Half as Prices Surged Major auto makers’ U.S. new-vehicle sales slipped in the first six months of 2019 as higher interest rates and rising car prices dulled demand and sent many buyers to the used-car lot....
2019-07-02, 21:13

More than 49,000 United Auto Workers strike against General Motors Union members shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the US after contract talks with the company deterioratedMore than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early on Monday as contract talks with the company deteri...
2019-09-16, 18:52

U.S. auto sales seen dropping in June: J.D. Power, LMC Automotive U.S. auto sales are expected to drop 1.5% in June from a year earlier, as higher prices continue to keep buyers away, according to industry consultants J.D. Power and LMC Automotive....
2019-06-27, 19:26

GST Panel Unlikely To Favour Tax Rate Cut For Auto Sector: Report India's goods and services tax (GST) panel is unlikely to approve lowering the tax for the auto and allied components sector this week, as a study has warned of major revenue losses, two government......
2019-09-17, 19:52

Auto, Energy Industries Among Most Exposed to Mexico Tariffs President Trump’s plan to impose escalating tariffs on Mexican imports threatens to increase costs for auto makers, raise prices at the gas pump for American consumers and disrupt shipments between the two countries....
2019-06-01, 17:52

Get a Free Copy of 'Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (PC)' Right Now PC gamers have plenty of launchers they can install to play all their games—including Steam, Epic Games, Battle.net, and GOG Galaxy, to name a few. The Rockstar Games Launcher is the latest app to join the club, and downloading it today (whether you need it or not) can score you a free copy of Grand...
2019-09-18, 09:00

Android Auto’s biggest upgrade ever is finally rolling out The new Android Auto. The big change is the system bar at the bottom, which can now show tiny app controls. Here are music controls. [credit: Google ] Earlier this year at Google I/O, Goog...
2019-07-31, 18:13

Volkswagen Confirms Participation At The 2020 Auto Expo After missing out on the Auto Expo in 2018, Volkswagen India has confirmed that it will participate in the 2020 Auto Expo which is all set to be held from February 7 2020....
2019-08-14, 11:13

Google users can now auto-delete location data Though Google is releasing the auto-delete feature to heighten privacy safeguards, the collection of user data is the heart of the company’s business model....
2019-06-27, 21:00

U.S. to pledge not to raise auto tariffs on Japan, report says The pledge will be part of a joint statement on trade due to be released following a meeting between President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe next week in New York, the Tokyo Shimbun reported....
2019-09-16, 13:26

Valve is making its own version of 'Dota Auto Chess' Dota 2's hugely popular custom game mode Dota Auto Chess is set to get not one but two standalone spin-offs. Dota 2's publisher Valve made the announcement on its blog this week, noting that its developers loved the mod so much the company invited cr......
2019-05-22, 16:00

GM CEO to United Auto Workers: 'Our collective future is at stake' General Motors CEO and Chairman Mary Barra on Tuesday pleaded for United Auto Workers union leaders to assist, not hinder, the company's ongoing restructuring efforts to better position GM for the future....
2019-07-16, 20:26

GTA 6: all the latest news and rumors for Grand Theft Auto 6 With Red Dead Redemption 2 out of the way, we can now start thinking about the inevitable game in the Grand Theft Auto franchise: GTA 6.How can we be so confident about Rockstar's next move? Grand Theft Auto 5 has been one of the most successful game releases in the world and even though we&apo...
2019-05-24, 17:52

Trump hails recent Japanese auto investments in the U.S. Although the president has labeled Japan's automakers a looming national security threat, he is now hailing them for their sizable spending on "magnificent plants" across the U.S....
2019-07-15, 07:13

Don't Let Alexa, Siri, or Google Assistant Auto-Dial Companies We’ve talked about how fake business listings can show up on Google Maps despite Google’s regulations, and use the appearance of legitimacy to exploit customers and other business. As it turns out, it’s pretty easy for AI assistants to fall prey to fake information, too....
2019-08-19, 21:52

FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW PREVIEW: Charging into an electric future The VW ID.3 and Porsche Taycan will battle for the limelight in a show chock-full of electrification. But not to be overlooked will be the next-gen Land Rover Defender....
2019-09-02, 17:00

Only PM, Finance Minister Can Help: Maruti Suzuki Chairman On Auto Crisis Industry stalwart R C Bhargava, Chairman, Maruti Suzuki India believes that despite reluctance seen until now, the government is finally ready to help the auto sector that has been reeling under an......
2019-08-14, 11:13

AMS sparks bidding war for Osram, shines spotlight on auto business Shares in Osram jumped after Austrian sensor maker AMS triggered a bidding war for the German lighting group, saying it was ready to trump Bain and Carlyle with a cash offer valuing the company at 4.3 billion euros ($4.8 billion)....
2019-08-12, 15:52

Low Demand Continues To Take A Toll On Auto Retail Sales In May 2019 FADA has reported a decline of 1 per cent in passenger vehicles' (PV) sales in the month of May. Carmakers retailed 251,049 units in May 2019 as compared to 253,463 units which were retailed in the......
2019-06-15, 18:13

Skoda Auto's May deliveries drop 6.6% on weaker Chinese market Global deliveries for Skoda Auto, part of the Volkswagen group, dropped by 6.6% to 104,900 vehicles in May, pulled down by a weaker overall market in China, its biggest sales destination, the company said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12, 13:13

Bajaj Auto Gets Ready With First Electric Scooter Under Urbanite Brand Bajaj Auto is getting ready to launch its electric scooter under the Urbanite brand. The first electric vehicle from Bajaj will be an electric scooter, followed by other products....
2019-06-03, 09:26

Google now lets users auto-delete their location and web history Back in May, Google announced it would be introducing an option for users of its services to automatically delete their online history, and today the tech giant has begun rolling out the update around the globe.Specifically, Google account holders will be able to choose a time limit of either 3 or 1...
2019-06-28, 09:26

Infineon revs up auto business with $10 billion Cypress deal Germany's Infineon has agreed to buy Silicon Valley-based Cypress Semiconductor for $10 billion, in an expensive move by Europe's largest chip-maker to expand further in next-generation automobiles and Internet technologies....
2019-06-03, 16:39

Honda to shift Mexico auto output to newer plant Beginning in early 2020, all local HR-V production will be done at Honda's second Mexican plant, which opened in Celaya, Guanajuato, in 2014 to build the Fit and HR-V....
2019-09-13, 02:39

Mahindra Warns Of Job Losses In Auto Sector, Seeks Government Help A slump in sales is also triggering massive job cuts in the sector that employs 35 million people directly and indirectly. M&M's heavy goods segment, which makes trucks and tippers, saw its worst......
2019-08-07, 14:39

Still In Talks With PMO On What Steps To Take: Finance Minister On Auto Sector's Revival Following the auto industry's request made to the Government to help revive the auto sector, Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman has now said that they are still in talks with PMO (Prime Minister's......
2019-08-17, 11:00

U.S. Auto Sector Outlook Is Softening, Says Analyst John Kemp U.S. motor manufacturing has been a rare bright spot amid a worldwide slowdown in the auto sector and a cooling in the rest of U.S. industry, but there are signs U.S. automakers could now be running......
2019-08-17, 11:00

GTA 6 Release Date Update: Next Grand Theft Auto Map could be HUGE if it does this Looking at Rockstar's previous GTA games seems to suggest we're going to get more cities than ever in next-gen Grand Theft Auto game - but is it realistic to expect many cities?...
2019-06-30, 08:26

Toyota will add automatic engine shut off and auto-park to all new vehicles Beginning with model year 2020, Toyota will include automatic engine shut off and auto-park features in its new vehicles. If a vehicle is left running for a predetermined amount of time, the engine will automatically shut off. If a driver exits a veh......
2019-06-14, 03:39

European Auto Makers Are Under Pressure to Sell More Electric Cars As a tougher new carbon-emissions target looms, European Union car makers have few options other than to sell more fully-electric and hybrid cars, despite low market demand....
2019-06-22, 00:39

U.S. EPA top career auto official moving to head climate office The top career official at the Environmental Protection Agency in charge of the office overseeing vehicle emissions and biofuel standards will swap roles at the agency on Aug. 4, an EPA spokesman said....
2019-06-06, 23:52

Pros and cons to using Android Auto on a 2019 Honda Passport The future of all autonomous driving will rely, at least in part, on your smartphone. There’s no question about it, because as humans, we already rely on our phones (sometimes to a degree that is quite frightening). We use them for everything, from ordering groceries to watching lame videos o...
2019-06-18, 15:13

Sensex Falls Over 250 Points; Auto, Pharma Stocks Down: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Friday's session on a lower note amid a mixed trend in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 270.64 points to 39,330.99 and the NSE Nifty moved to......
2019-06-21, 07:39

Auto Makers Raise Bets in China Despite Market Slowdown China, despite falling car sales, remains the industry proving ground for electric vehicles as Volkswagen, General Motors and Toyota—plus Chinese startups—pour in....
2019-06-08, 15:52

Wells Fargo to pay customers $386 million over unwanted auto insurance Wells Fargo & Co will pay at least $386 million to settle class-action claims by customers who said the bank signed them up for auto insurance they did not want or need when they took out car loans....
2019-06-07, 18:13

Auto stocks fall as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs Railing against a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern U.S. border, President Trump said he would hit all goods coming from Mexico with a 5 percent tariff, and would increase that each month until reaching 25 percent on Oct. 1, unless Mexico takes immediate action....
2019-05-31, 15:13

Lee Iacocca, auto executive who saved Chrysler from bankruptcy, dies at 94 Lee Iacocca, a charismatic U.S. auto industry executive and visionary, who gave America the Ford Mustang and Chrysler minivan, and was celebrated for saving Chrysler from going out of business, died at the age of 94, the Washington Post reported....
2019-07-03, 04:39

U.S. Auto Makers Sweat Under Threat of Tariffs on Mexican Imports President Trump’s threat to impose escalating tariffs on Mexican imports foists fresh bad news on the U.S. auto industry, which had pinned hopes on a tentative deal reached last year to preserve free trade between the countries....
2019-05-31, 17:26

Wells Fargo will pay customers $386 million over unwanted auto insurance Wells Fargo & Co will pay customers at least $386 million to settle class-action claims that the bank signed them up for auto insurance they did not want or need when they took out car loans....
2019-06-07, 21:00

Auto sector scrambles after Trump threatens Mexican tariffs Global auto and parts manufacturers scrambled on Friday to make contingency plans and look at ways of speeding some deliveries after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on all Mexican imports starting early next month....
2019-06-01, 02:39

Trump rejects new tariffs on Japanese auto imports ‘at this moment’ A proposed trade deal, announced over the weekend, would slash Tokyo’s tariffs on American agricultural products while delaying for now the threat of additional levies on Japanese auto exports to the U.S....
2019-08-26, 23:26

PSA, Dongfeng To Drop 2 China Auto Plants, Halve Workforce in China and drop two of their four shared assembly plants, according to a document seen by Reuters, in a last-ditch bid to curb mounting losses as the world's largest auto market loses steam.......
2019-08-11, 08:13

Exterior airbag could be the next big thing in auto safety. Here's how it works An external airbag could reduce the severity of occupant injuries by 40%, according to German car parts maker ZF.       ...
2019-06-10, 18:39

U.S. June auto sales a mixed bag; SUVs, trucks still strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup trucks while passenger car sales continued a long-running decline....
2019-07-02, 22:39

Trump Prods General Motors Over Its Auto Plants In China U.S. President Donald Trump, who is engaged in a trade war with Beijing, said on Friday that the largest U.S. automaker, General Motors Co, should begin moving its operations back to the United......
2019-08-31, 20:39

Skoda Auto takes a shine to eco-friendly paint shops Czech-based carmaker Skoda Auto has a new paint shop that it says is Europe's most modern and among the most environmentally friendly. As Hardy Graupner reports, technology from southern Germany plays a crucial part....
2019-08-27, 21:13

A Single Image That Helped Lead To Grand Theft Auto Mike Dailly, of Lemmings and GTA fame, shared something very cool on Twitter over the weekend: an image he made in 1994 that, in a very direct way, led to the creation of the original Grand Theft Auto....
2019-09-02, 02:13

Chinese Auto Makers Go Global as Sales Slow at Home Chinese auto makers are planting flags in India, Africa, Europe and other markets freshly abandoned by U.S. rivals, marking a potential power shift in the global auto industry....
2019-08-11, 20:39

EPA chief hints agency may soften auto mileage rollback The 2018 proposal from the EPA and Department of Transportation recommended capping emissions and mileage requirements at 2020 levels, along with several options that would require annual improvements....
2019-09-10, 22:26

France's Renault Role Limits Auto Maker's Boss In declining to back Fiat Chrysler’s plan to merge with Renault, the French government risks weakening its chief negotiator in any future talks, Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard....
2019-06-12, 04:52

China out in force at Frankfurt auto show, led by battery builders Automakers in Europe face massive investments to develop EVs and AVs, forcing them to rely on Chinese companies for key technologies such as lithium ion battery cells....
2019-09-11, 18:13

Government In Talks With States On Auto Sector GST: Nitin Gadkari the country's automobile industry, which has been heavily dented by the consumption slowdown, has been demanding a reduction in GST from 28 to 18 per cent....
2019-09-11, 16:39

Auto Makers Push Trump to Reach Fuel Compromise GM, Ford, Toyota and others are urging the president to find a middle ground between stricter, Obama-era economy standards and a plan from his administration essentially freezing regulations at 2020 levels....
2019-06-07, 07:26

Veteran auto journalist missing since California test drive A well-known U.S. automobile journalist has not been seen for almost a week since taking a motorcycle for a test-drive in mountainous northern California, police and industry media said....
2019-06-11, 18:13

Trump's Mexican tariffs threaten to disrupt auto sector Shares of global automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on imports from Mexico, potentially upending a global manufacturing business model established decades ago....
2019-06-01, 00:00

Thousands of climate protests target Frankfurt auto show The IAA motor show in Frankfurt was disrupted by crowds of climate protesters. They demanded an overhaul of transport policy with environmental concerns at the forefront....
2019-09-14, 23:26

The Latest: Michigan House passes auto insurance bill LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Michigan’s auto insurance legislation (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Michigan’s Republican-led House has approved a bill that would reduce the country’s highest auto insurance premiums. The 94-15 vote Friday came after a deal was announced between ...
2019-05-24, 22:39

White House Is Revoking California Waiver on Auto Emissions President Trump said the administration is revoking California’s authority to set its own tailpipe-emissions standards, escalating a fight that has challenged the auto industry....
2019-09-19, 00:00

Auto workers union to strike against General Motors at midnight The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday morning it will strike against General Motors at midnight after its members failed to reach a new labor agreement 24 hours....
2019-09-15, 22:00

‘We’re Full,’ Car Dealers Say as Auto Sales Slow After a Long Boom After seven years of strong growth, carmakers are selling fewer cars, cutting production and laying off workers as even inventories of unsold S.U.V.s rise....
2019-07-24, 02:26

United Auto Workers Call First National Strike Against GM Since 2007 In US The United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight Sunday after U.S. labor contract talks reached an......
2019-09-16, 13:26

UPDATE 1-Trump says auto tariffs never off the table in EU trade talks President Donald Trump on Friday blasted the European Union for its use of trade barriers and revived his threat to impose U.S. tariffs on European automobiles if he does not see progress in stalled negotiations between the longstanding partners....
2019-08-03, 12:39

Asian auto stocks end mixed amid trade concerns Auto stocks in Asia were mixed amid concerns over U.S.-China trade, after seeing an earlier jump following reports that the U.S. may delay tariffs on the sector....
2019-05-21, 15:00

UPDATE 1-"NBA 2K", "Grand Theft Auto V" help Take-Two surge past estimates Videogame publisher Take-Two Interactive Software Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast on Monday, boosted by the success of its games "NBA 2K", "Grand Theft Auto V" and "Red Dead Redemption 2", sending its shares up 7% in extended trading....
2019-08-06, 01:13

FCA's Manley steps on accelerator as global auto market stalls FCA CEO Mike Manley is trying to keep the automaker on track in North America, which generates most of FCA’s profits, while rebooting the company’s money-losing business in Europe and China. He also has billions of dollars of catching up to do on EVs and AVs....
2019-07-31, 21:26

German economy minister remains hopeful on U.S. auto tariffs German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said he sees a 50-50 chance of averting U.S. tariffs on vehicles and automotive parts from Europe, adding that a meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was constructive. ...
2019-07-11, 21:52

GTA 6 Release Date UPDATE: Next Grand Theft Auto could look like THIS remarkable PC mod Rockstar isn't likely to release Grand Theft Auto 6 until we're well into the next generation of games consoles, but we could already have had a peek at what GTA 6 could look like....
2019-07-21, 09:52

Auburn announcer Rod Bramblett, wife killed in auto accident AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Rod Bramblett, the longtime radio announcer for Auburn football and basketball games, and his wife were killed in a two-vehicle accident. Lee County Coroner Bill Harris says in a statement that Rod Bramblett died Saturday night at UAB Hospital in Birmingham from a head injury. He...
2019-05-26, 15:39

Auto Component Makers Register A Growth Of 14.5 Per Cent In FY2019 At a time when the Indian Automakers are witnessing a prolonged decline in sales across segments, the auto component industry has recorded a revenue growth of 14.5 per cent at Rs. 3.95 lakh crore in......
2019-07-24, 17:13

Trump fight on California auto emissions could outlast presidency The expected legal battle over President Donald Trump's plan to revoke California's authority to set stiff vehicle emissions standards separate from those established by the U.S. government appears unlikely to be resolved before next year's presidential election....
2019-09-19, 01:39

Trump announces elimination of California auto emissions authority President Trump announced Wednesday that his administration will eliminate California's authority to set greenhouse gas emissions limits for passenger cars stricter than federal regulations....
2019-09-19, 00:26

Europe would respond to United States auto tariffs, EU official says Sabine Weyand, the European Commission's director general of trade, struck a conciliatory but firm tone in remarks during her first official visit to Washington since taking on her new role a month ago....
2019-07-23, 09:39

The 2019 Acura NSX is a supercar built for everyday auto nerds By law, I have to mention the 1990 Acura NSX before telling you about the 2019 NSX. It was a big deal -- supercars were supposed to be from Europe, not Japan. The NSX changed that with an outstanding vehicle that caught everyone's attention. Peop......
2019-05-24, 00:13

Hike Sticker Chat Gets Auto Backup Feature, Web Client Hike Sticker Chat that was launched as a dedicated app back in April has received an Auto Backup feature for easy transferring of data from one device to another....
2019-08-01, 09:13

UPDATE 1-EU redoubles threat to retaliate if U.S. raises auto tariffs The European Union is keen to work with Washington to reform the World Trade Organization and cooperate on common challenges to global trade, but will retaliate if Washington makes good on its threat to raise car tariffs, a top EU official said on Monday....
2019-07-22, 20:26

Randstad CEO attributes earnings miss to European auto slowdown Dutch staffing giant Randstad on Tuesday reported underlying earnings slipping 4% in the second-quarter, slightly missing analyst forecasts due to a slowdown in Europe....
2019-07-23, 12:00

Blue collar no more: Skilled auto technicians are in high demand The tight labor market, while frustrating for employers, can be a boon for blue-collar workers: They are more likely to find good-paying jobs and experience rapid wage growth....
2019-05-21, 15:13

Facebook still auto-generating Islamic State, al-Qaida pages WASHINGTON (AP) — In the face of criticism that Facebook is not doing enough to combat extremist messaging, the company likes to say that its automated systems remove the vast majority of prohibited content glorifying the Islamic State group and al-Qaida before it's reported....
2019-09-19, 09:00

Auto theft rises in the summer. Here's how to prevent your car from getting stolen Car theft peaks in the summer, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau. So follow these tips to maximize your chances at avoiding theft.       ...
2019-07-31, 20:26

Top 5 things to know about Industry 4.0 Sensors, data integration and analytics, and robots are just some of the technologies that make up the fourth industrial revolution. Tom Merritt offers five things to know about Industry 4.0....
2019-09-04, 01:00

Climate change, trade woes reshape Frankfurt auto show The headwinds buffeting the global auto industry are making themselves felt at the Frankfurt Motor Show as the industry confronts slowing global trade and auto sales, the U.S...
2019-09-10, 07:39

Iconic auto executive, Ford Mustang creator Lee Iacocca dies at 94 Automobile icon Lee Iacocca, the man credited with jump starting the American "pony car" market with his invention of the Ford Mustang, died Tuesday at his California home. He was 94....
2019-07-03, 15:26

Auto-Rickshaw Fares Hiked By Over 18% In Delhi, Traffic Jam Charges Extra Auto-rickshaw fares in Delhi have been raised by 18.75 per cent with effect from today, with a new charge of Rs. 0.75 to be levied for every minute the auto-rickshaw gets caught in traffic...
2019-06-18, 08:13

How ‘Grand Theft Auto’ kingpin Robert Alexander gambled his fortune away Robert Alexander blew thousands in nightclubs, bet even more at craps and bragged about winning $7.8 million at the Golden Nugget. But last month, Alexander was hoping a judge would not revoke his $100,000 bond....
2019-07-13, 23:39

Maruti Suzuki Chairman Expects Government Intervention To Fix Auto Crisis Industry stalwart R C Bhargava, Chairman, Maruti Suzuki India believes that despite reluctance seen until now, the government is finally ready to help the auto sector that has been reeling under an......
2019-08-13, 20:39

Could a computer predict auto crash injuries? Volvo and Hyundai are betting it can Volvo and Hyundai are investing millions in an Israeli startup using big data to predict the kinds of injuries sustained after an auto accident.       ...
2019-07-23, 11:13

Strong SUV, truck demand drive U.S. auto sales higher in June Automakers including Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Hyundai Motor Co on Tuesday reported a rise in U.S. sales for June, lifted by strong demand for sport utility vehicles and trucks. Automakers have focused on selling the more profitable larger SUVs and trucks and had offered heavy discounts...
2019-07-02, 16:39

Uttarakhand Auto Driver Offers Free Rides To Celebrate PM Modi's Win Auto driver Jamuna Prasad is celebrating Prime Minister Narendra Modi's return to power for a second consecutive term by offering free rides to people in Haldwani till his swearing-in ceremony as the......
2019-05-27, 06:13

GTA 6 release update is good news for next Grand Theft Auto, but not for PS4 and Xbox One GTA Online recently launched the Casino Update for the game and it sounds like it could have an even bigger impact on the release of Rockstar Games next Grand Theft Auto game. Although it's unlikely to arrive on PS4 or Xbox One...
2019-08-14, 09:13

Veteran US Auto Journalist Goes Missing After Test-Drive On Cold Terrain A well-known U.S. automobile journalist has not been seen for almost a week since taking a motorcycle for a test-drive in mountainous northern California, police and industry media said....
2019-06-11, 20:39

Auto Slowdown Causing Job Losses, Temporary Factory Workers Face The Axe Workers of factories say that companies have told them that more job losses will take place going ahead, adding to fears that even permanent workers will start getting affected soon....
2019-08-09, 19:13

German auto sector could drop as much as 12% if Trump announces tariffs, analyst says Germany's automotive sector could fall as much as 12% over "three bad trading days," if President Donald Trump imposes tariffs on European car manufacturers, one analyst told CNBC....
2019-05-21, 21:00

China will retaliate with tariffs on $75 billion more of US goods and resume auto duties China says the new tariffs will begin Sept. 1 and Dec. 15. That's when President Trump's latest tariffs on Chinese goods are to take effect....
2019-08-23, 20:00

President Trump Has Decided Not to Impose New Tariffs on Cars and Auto Parts – for Now (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is delaying any decision to impose auto tariffs on car and auto part imports, deciding against ratcheting up trade disputes or impacting talks with European nations and Japan. Trump announced his decision to delay for up to six months in a proclamation iss...
2019-05-21, 20:13

Meet the Hero Who Owns Two of the Biggest Auto Maintenance Nightmares of the Modern Era Expensive Volkswagens don’t exactly have great reputations for reliability, serviceability, or cost of maintenance, so when the company decided to build the ridiculously feature-laden luxury cars known as the VW Passat W8 and VW Touareg V10 TDI, they, in some ways, unleashed two maintenance time bom...
2019-08-01, 02:52

Wells Fargo agrees to pay customers $386M over unwanted auto insurance The settlement covers class-action claims that Wells Fargo signed customers up for unwanted or unneeded auto insurance policies when they took out car loans. ...
2019-06-10, 15:52

German trade minister places 50-50 odds on resolving auto tariffs German Economic Minister Peter Altmaier said Thursday there were even odds that the U.S. and the European Union could reach a deal that would avoid the Trump administration imposing tariffs on autos and auto parts imports....
2019-07-12, 03:26

Exclusive: PSA, Dongfeng To Drop 2 China Auto Plants, Halve Workforce in China and drop two of their four shared assembly plants, according to a document seen by Reuters, in a last-ditch bid to curb mounting losses as the world's largest auto market loses steam.......
2019-08-10, 12:00

UAW-represented janitors at some GM plants go on strike; impact on auto production unclear The United Auto Workers had told GM that autoworkers would report for their shifts Sunday even though the union's contract expired at midnight.        ...
2019-09-16, 02:26

Politician duped into thinking ‘Grand Theft Auto’ stunt was real A Pakistani politician got duped into believing a commercial pilot pulled off a “miraculous save” by narrowly missing an oil tanker on the runway — not realizing the stunt was a simulation from “Grand Theft Auto V.” Khurram Nawaz Gandapur, who is the secretary general of the Pakistan Awami Teh...
2019-07-11, 17:00

American Fugitive review – homage to old-school Grand Theft Auto PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch; Fallen Tree Games/Curve DigitalThis top-down retro journey into the 1980s criminal underworld pairs car chases and con artistryWill Riley has made some bad choices. Friend to lowlifes of various persuasions and no stranger to the odd legal and moral tran...
2019-05-21, 21:26

Paul Ingrassia, Pulitzer Prize-winning auto journalist, dies Paul Ingrassia, a longtime journalist for The Wall Street Journal and Reuters who won a 1993 Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of a boardroom revolt at General Motors, has died after battling cancer. He was 69. ...
2019-09-16, 23:13

Mercedes-Benz pulls out of 2020 Toronto, Montreal auto shows Canadian International AutoShow organizers in Toronto are speaking with other manufacturers about occupying the space vacated by Mercedes-Benz, which also has withdrawn from other shows....
2019-09-03, 20:13

Behind the plunge in China auto sales: chaotic implementation of new emission rules Shanghai-based Buick dealer Ron Li in late April found himself in an unfamiliar quandary: how to sell off almost 80 sedans and sport-utility vehicles crowding up his dealership lot....
2019-07-01, 21:52

Chrome auto-fills your credit card details even without syncing browsers In a way, Chrome can enable your impulse buying habits by automatically filling out your payment details when you shop online. You used to have to sync your browser to access those details on all your devices, though -- until now, that is. So long as......
2019-07-03, 09:26

GTA 6 Release Date Update: Next Grand Theft Auto won't be making this one big map change Rockstar's is supposedly working on GTA 6. But there's one location for the game that was supposedly under consideration but can now be ruled out for the next open-world title....
2019-05-31, 18:52

Auto Companies Cut More Jobs, Halt Production To Tackle Slowdown: Report Toyota Motor and Hyundai Motor are the latest in a string of companies to halt production at plants to combat slumping sales, according to company memos....
2019-08-22, 19:39

Lee Iacocca, auto executive who helped create Ford Mustang, dies at age 94 American business icon dies of complications from Parkinson’s, his daughter tells Washington PostThe auto industry executive Lee Iacocca has died at age 94, his daughter Lia Iacocca Assad told the Washington Post.Iacocca, the celebrated businessman behind the Ford Mustang who helped Chrysler stay in...
2019-07-03, 05:26

49,000 United Auto Workers Union Members at General Motors to Strike (DETROIT) — The United Auto Workers union announced that its roughly 49,000 members at General Motors plants in the U.S. will go on strike Sunday night because contract negotiations with the automaker had broken down. The decision came after about 200 plant-level union leaders voted unanimousl...
2019-09-16, 11:26

Japan auto group 'profoundly disappointed' by Trump's import stance The comments are unusually strong for Japanese industry and reflect growing concern that President Trump may trigger an all-out trade war ahead of U.S. elections next year....
2019-05-21, 23:13

U.S. March and Quarter One Auto Sales Drop in Weak Start to 2019 Major automakers on Tuesday reported weak U.S. sales for March and the first quarter, citing a rough start to the year, but said a robust economy and strong labor market should encourage consumers to buy more vehicles as 2019 rolls on....
2019-05-21, 19:13

GTA 6 release date update: New demo reveals next-gen Grand Theft Auto could look like THIS A new graphics showcase has been revealed for Grand Theft Auto, suggesting what we could be looking at when Rockstar releases its next-gen open world title...
2019-05-26, 16:00

Government Departments To Start Buying New Cars Again To Support The Auto Sector Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced lifting the ban on government departments buying new cars for all officials. This comes as a major relief for the Indian auto sector, which is......
2019-08-24, 03:26

Trump’s Rollback of Auto Pollution Rules Shows Signs of Disarray The White House, blindsided by a pact between California and four automakers, appears to be losing ground in its effort to prevent any more for joining the agreement....
2019-08-20, 15:00

United Auto Workers Official Charged in Widening Federal Probe Vance Pearson, director of the UAW’s Region 5 office in Missouri, was charged in a widening federal investigation into corruption within the UAW’s top ranks. He is the 10th person charged in the yearslong probe....
2019-09-12, 23:26

Former auto plant worker indicted in federal mail fraud case GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a former Kentucky auto plant worker accused of stealing parts from the facility and selling them online, profiting more than $250,000. News outlets report the 14 count indictment came down Thursday for Randall Perry. Court documents state Perr...
2019-06-14, 23:26

Tata Motors Launches TACNet 2.0 To Collaborate With Auto Tech Startups Tata Motors is looking for business opportunities in the people and cargo mobility space and the theme of TACNet 2.0 is based on the areas which are of immediate interest to Tata Motors....
2019-09-18, 21:39

Grand Theft Auto maker has paid no UK corporation tax in 10 years – report Rockstar North made huge profits while claiming £42m in tax relief, says thinktankRockstar North, the Edinburgh-based developer of Grand Theft Auto, has paid no corporation tax over the past 10 years, despite making billions in revenue for its parent company Take-Two Interactive, while claiming more...
2019-07-31, 17:52

11 Killed, 6 Injured After Speeding Truck Hits Auto-Rickshaw In Gujarat Eleven people including three children were killed and six others injured in a road accident near Bhuj in Gujarat's Kutch district today, the police said....
2019-07-15, 16:52

Head of Frankfurt auto show host steps down in middle of event Bernhard Mattes, president of German auto-lobby group VDA, will leave his post by the end of the year. His resignation comes during a time of transition for traditional car shows....
2019-09-13, 20:00

Top career U.S. EPA auto official moving to head climate office -memo The top career official at the Environmental Protection Agency in charge of the office overseeing vehicle emissions and biofuel standards will swap roles at the agency on Aug. 4, according to an internal agency memo seen by Reuters....
2019-06-06, 23:39

Asian shares follow Europe higher on EU relief, auto merger Asian shares tracked European gains on Tuesday, as relief over EU election results eased concerns about political difficulties in the bloc and merger news supported auto shares, although persistent concerns about trade capped regional sentiment....
2019-05-28, 05:26

Body of auto journalist recovered from northern California river: sheriff The body of a well-known U.S. automobile journalist who went missing in mountainous northern California after taking a motorcycle for a test-drive is believed to have been recovered, a local sheriff said on Friday, following an apparent accidental drowning....
2019-06-22, 04:39

Federal Agents Search Home of United Auto Workers President Federal agents searched the home of United Auto Workers President Gary Jones and a northern Michigan conference center used by union leaders, according to an FBI spokeswoman, widening a multiyear criminal investigation into alleged corruption in the UAW’s top ranks....
2019-08-28, 19:13

Trump Defends Plan to Kill California’s Auto-Emissions Authority The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states’ rights and on a major policy to fight climate change....
2019-09-18, 20:26

Trump Administration Set to End California’s Ability to Regulate Auto Emission Standards WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is poised to revoke California’s authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the federal government has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy. Conservative and free-market groups have been asked to attend a ...
2019-09-18, 07:26

Feds Step Up Safety Investigation on Nissan's Auto-Braking System Federal safety regulators are taking a closer look into the automatic emergency-braking system on more than a half-million Nissan Rogue sport-utility vehicles, which owners complain can cause their vehicles to slam on the brakes for no reason....
2019-09-12, 23:26

Trump to deal fatal blow to California auto emissions authority The Trump administration is expected to announce plans Wednesday to eliminate California's authority to set limits stricter than federal regulations for greenhouse gas emissions limits for passenger cars....
2019-09-17, 22:52

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is now free with Rockstar Games PC launcher Ready for another icon to grace your gaming PC's already-cluttered desktop? Rockstar has revealed the Rockstar Games Launcher, the new home for the Grand Theft Auto titan's titles on PC.It's a pretty straightforward piece of software – you can buy a large selection of Rockstar&...
2019-09-18, 11:00

Google now allows users to auto-delete location history and activity data Google is making it possible for Android and iOS users to auto-delete location history and activity data starting today. Although the search giant already provided the ability to turn on or off the Location History and Web & App Activity directly from the Google Account, including the option to manu...
2019-06-27, 19:26

Trump administration revokes California’s authority to set auto mileage standards In a move President Trump said will reduce car prices but will also anger environmental groups, the administration is revoking California's authority to set fuel economy standards....
2019-09-18, 18:00

Governors join California push for auto mileage pact with Trump In a joint statement, 23 governors called for a “common-sense approach” to nationwide requirements that will cut tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change and avoid regulatory uncertainty....
2019-07-09, 15:39

Caught In Jam, Babul Supriyo Took Mumbai Auto. Then Left A Twitter Review Caught in a massive jam on the way to the Mumbai airport, Union Minister Babul Supriyo's hopped on to an auto-rickshaw. The Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change managed to......
2019-09-17, 19:00

China mulls relaxing curbs on auto sales to spur market As new-vehicle demand remains weaker, the State Council said local governments that have restrictions on auto sales should explore gradually relaxing or removing them, and encourage purchases of new-energy vehicles....
2019-08-27, 23:13

Trump Administration Expedites Challenge to California on Auto-Emission Rules The Trump administration is pressing regulators to speed up the rollout of new tailpipe-emission rules, an attempt to strike back at California for making a side deal with several auto makers to set standards that are tougher than those proposed by the administration, according to people familiar wi...
2019-09-06, 05:52

European stocks rise as China considers relaxing auto restrictions European shares reversed course to trade higher on Tuesday after China's State Council announced that it is considering relaxing and removing restrictions on auto purchases as part of a broad move to boost consumption....
2019-08-27, 14:00

Auto Sales Downturn In August 2019 Worrisome: SIAM President The auto industry continues to face the heat of the economic slowdown that has affected the sector for nearly ten months. The sales reports of August 2019 saw a major drop in volumes with major......
2019-09-02, 12:00

Google explains how it created dark theme on three apps and Android Auto A post put up today on the Google Design website shares how Google developed dark themes for three separate apps and Android Auto. The apps include Photos, Calendar, and News. Just in case you don't know what dark theme is, think of the typical smartphone display with black text on a white backgroun...
2019-06-28, 23:26

GTA Online 5 Casino SCREENSHOTS: Next Grand Theft Auto DLC revealed in over 30 images GTA Online players will finally be able to experience the Diamond Casino & Resort when it launches July 23. For now, here's 30 images giving you your best look yet at Rockstar's new GTA 5 add on....
2019-07-19, 00:00

GM strike: auto workers accept ‘sacrifice’ to fight management 'greed’ United Auto Workers called a strike on Sunday for the first time in over a decade as contract negotiations reached an impasseUncertainty, apprehension and stress were the words people picketing General Motors workers at the car company’s sprawling Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant used to describe da...
2019-09-17, 10:52

Auto stocks fall overseas as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs Railing against a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern U.S. border, President Trump said he would hit all goods coming from Mexico with a 5 percent tariff, and would increase that each month until reaching 25 percent on Oct. 1, unless Mexico takes immediate action....
2019-05-31, 13:52

European stocks gain on EU election relief and auto shares surge European shares climbed on Monday as investors snapped up automaker stocks following confirmation of merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault, and after pro-EU parties kept a firm grip on power in elections to the European Parliament....
2019-05-27, 17:39

Wells Fargo Agrees to Settle Auto Insurance Suit for $386 Million The deal would resolve a case brought by customers who took out car loans and were forced to pay for unnecessary auto insurance without their knowledge....
2019-06-08, 01:26

For Renault and FCA, Past Auto Deals Hold Clues to Happier Future As the leaders of Renault and Fiat Chrysler discuss their plans for creating a new car behemoth, they may want to study the industry’s previous deals to discover why big auto mergers often fail....
2019-05-30, 15:00

TSA changes policy to allow some CBD oil and medications on planes The Transportation Security Administration quietly changed its cannabis policy over the weekend to allow passengers to bring some forms of cannabidiol (CBD) oil, plus an FDA-approved marijuana based drug, on flights. All forms of marijuana were previously prohibited in checked and carry-on bags....
2019-05-28, 23:26

Industry 4.0: for smarter operations Industry 4.0 has caused an evolution in technology. We’ve witnessed the impact across sectors including the supply chain, manufacturing and safety, bringing an unprecedented rise in data availability, computational power and connectivity. As customers of these sectors have become more mobile ...
2019-07-24, 14:00

The IPO That Could Reorder The Truck Industry Volkswagen is finally setting its big-truck division free with a separate stock-market listing. The biggest beneficiaries are probably the shareholders of U.S. truck maker Navistar International....
2019-06-08, 16:52

Why industry is going green on the quiet ‘Secret sustainability’ is on the rise, with companies loath to talk about their ecological credentials. Why?There’s a factory in Asia that uses only a single litre of water to make a pair of jeans. That’s 346 litres less than Levi-Strauss estimated it took to make a pair of its jeans in 2015. Would...
2019-09-08, 14:26

The Video Game Industry Can't Go On Like This At about this time next year, we’ll have a pretty good idea of what the next generation of video games will look like. New consoles will likely be shown off, bold new streaming initiatives will begin to launch, and we’ll see all the wonderful kinds of games they will bring us. All these new things w...
2019-07-23, 00:52

|Newtechtoimproveairpassengers'flyingexperience-industry With air passengers expected to double by 2037, the aviation industry is looking to leverage off new technology and ideas to ease the burden of the transition for airlines....
2019-06-17, 21:13

How did stunt men take over the film industry? With action in high demand, David Leitch, director of Hobbs & Shaw, and Chad Stahelski are dominating cinemaTo state the obvious: one essential ingredient for a good action movie is … good action. And in an age when any old slob can be made to look like a superhero with a bit of green screen and CGI...
2019-07-22, 16:00

|Attractinvestmentorwatchminingdie,unionleaderwarnsstate,industry UASA senior manager Johan van Niekerk was addressing the committee on Tuesday morning as part of the committee's engagements with organised labour. The union said it appreciated government’s commitment to making mining a "sunrise industry"....
2019-08-21, 00:52

Get a Lift With the Elevator Industry United Technologies and Thyssenkrupp’s plans have put two cornerstones of an attractive capital-goods industry in play for the first time in years, likely opening the door to a deal....
2019-07-01, 14:52

The Luxury Car Industry's New-Old Bosses The German luxury car industry has stalled. Getting the engine running again may require fresher thinking than the insiders appointed to run both BMW and Daimler can supply....
2019-07-19, 17:52

May in bid to electrify embattled car industry Theresa May will pledge to offer new financial support for Britain's embattled automotive sector in one of her final efforts to cement an economic legacy before she leaves Downing Street....
2019-07-15, 19:13

Amid Rising Hot-Car Deaths, Auto Makers Agree to Back-Seat Alerts Industry groups plan rear-seat technology on nearly all cars and trucks by 2025 to help avoid children being left in cars; child-safety group calls the plan inadequate....
2019-09-05, 11:39

Suburban Detroit event center aims to create new January auto show Organizers are calling the Southeast Michigan Auto Show in early January a consumer-focused event as opposed to the international, media-driven flair of the North American International Auto Show, held annually at Detroit's Cobo Center but moving to June in 2020....
2019-06-28, 23:52

Japanese auto sales fall in South Korea amid consumer boycott Japanese automakers posted sharper sales falls in South Korea in August, industry data showed on Wednesday, hit by a consumer boycott of Japanese vehicles amid a worsening diplomatic row between the countries....
2019-09-04, 07:26

Shark Role-Playing Game Maneater Is Like Grand Theft Auto, Of All Things “Picture Grand Theft Auto, but as a shark,” game designer Bill Munk said near the end of a demonstration of Maneater at E3 in Los Angeles last week....
2019-06-18, 17:13

GTA 6 release date update: Next Grand Theft Auto won't make the same mistake as Red Dead 2 Rockstar isn't exactly known for its frequent releases, but the CEO of the developer's parent company may have suggested that the studio's next game won't be in production as long as Red Dead Redemption 2...
2019-06-21, 09:52

Trump administration sideswipes California efforts to set strict auto emission standard President Trump decided to revoke a waiver used by California to establish auto emission standards that are more stringent than the federal standard.       ...
2019-09-19, 02:52

Veteran German auto boss joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup A company working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles said it had hired a former German car boss as it seeks to expand its reach....
2019-05-23, 16:39

Former United Auto Workers union official pleads guilty to taking kickbacks As leaders with the United Auto Workers union negotiate a new contract this week with General Motors executives, a former union negotiator admitted in court to receiving at least $1.5 million in kickbacks from union vendors....
2019-09-05, 00:52

Sensex Ends 337 Points Higher; Bank, Auto Stocks Lead Gains Nifty, Sensex today: The Nifty Bank - comprising shares of eight major lenders in the country - rose as much as 1.06 per cent during the session. Besides Axis Bank, which rose as much as 2.79 per......
2019-09-06, 14:00

Auto Crisis Leads Maruti Suzuki To Have Two 'No Production' Days In September 2019 Maruti Suzuki will shut production of passenger vehicles on 7th and 9th September, 2019 at its Gurugram and Manesar plants. Both days will be observed as 'no production' days by the company....
2019-09-05, 00:00

UPS to get space in CVS, Michaels, Advance Auto Parts stores for package shipping, pickup UPS plans to add package-pickup-or-send sites to CVS Pharmacy, Michael's and Advance Auto Parts stores throughout the country.       ...
2019-07-24, 03:52

Auto Crisis: Maruti Suzuki's August Market Share Lowest In Last 2 Years The slowdown in the auto sector has affected every aspect of the industry. In fact, almost every manufactures has been hit but this auto crises, some more than the others, but the biggest hit so far......
2019-09-18, 21:39

Sensex, Nifty Trim Losses As Buying Emerges In Auto Sector: 10 Points Domestic stock markets trimmed losses in late morning deals on Friday as buying emerged in automobile stocks, amid losses in global peers. At 11:00 am, the S&P BSE Sensex index traded 100.24 points -......
2019-08-16, 17:39

‘Lifted my head, saw this horror show': Why Bernie Moreno (mostly) quit auto sales A few years ago, Moreno was a thriving auto retailer with 15 dealerships and $1 billion in annual sales. He has now reassessed auto retail, and his prognosis is not good....
2019-08-19, 10:00

Nvidia revenue tops expectations on strength in video gaming, auto units Nvidia Corp on Thursday said new high-end graphics chips for video gamers was bringing its core business back to "normalized" levels and raising profitability, as the company posted quarterly results ahead of Wall Street targets, sending shares up 5% in extended trading....
2019-08-16, 17:13

Maruti Announces "No-Production Days" In Haryana Plants Amid Auto Crisis India's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki on Wednesday announced two "no production days" in its Haryana plants this month amid a crippling auto sector slowdown. The passenger car manufacturing......
2019-09-04, 13:52

Trump, California Showdown on Fuel-Economy Rules Divides Auto Makers Major car makers are caught in the crossfire between the Trump administration and California over U.S. tailpipe-emissions rules, leading them down different paths in how to respond to the standoff....
2019-08-22, 17:13

Google Starts Rolling Out Options to Auto-Delete Web & App, Location Histories Every Few Months Google has begun rolling out features first announced in May that will allow users to set a time limit after which the giant will automatically delete location history rather than continue to hoard it forever, per TechCrunch. Another feature to do the same with web and app histories also appears to ...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Bosch's Indian Unit Begins Restructuring As Auto Sector Slowdown Bites India-listed manufacturer Bosch Ltd said on Tuesday it had begun restructuring parts of its business in light of a deepening slowdown in the country's automotive industry, as the German car parts......
2019-08-16, 20:52

Exclusive: PSA, Dongfeng to drop two China auto plants, halve workforce - document Peugeot maker PSA Group and partner Dongfeng Group have agreed to cut thousands of jobs in China and drop two of their four shared assembly plants, according to a document seen by Reuters, in a last-ditch bid to curb mounting losses as the world's largest auto market loses steam....
2019-08-09, 21:39

Ford executive hired by Credit Suisse to lead auto tech banking Joe Heyer’s coverage area will include autonomous vehicles, components and software, the bank said Monday in a memo that was confirmed by a spokesman....
2019-07-09, 19:26

UPDATE 2-Former United Auto Workers official gets 15 months in labor corruption case A federal judge in Detroit on Monday sentenced the former United Auto Workers union vice president in charge of relations with Fiat Chrysler to 15 months in federal prison for misusing funds intended for worker training to pay for luxury travel, golf, liquor and parties for himself and other union o...
2019-08-06, 01:13

Alexa Auto adds offline capabilities that work in tunnels and parking garages Having an Alexa-enabled car is convenient if you want to make a call, check the weather or order groceries while you drive. But that convenience quickly disintegrates when you drive through tunnels, parking garages or remote areas and lose signal. Am......
2019-09-12, 05:26

Bernie Sanders backs United Auto Workers on General Motors strike 49,000 members at GM plants to go on strike on Sunday Car giant ‘disappointed’ by move which will cripple productionThe United Auto Workers union has said its 49,000 members at General Motors plants in the US will go on strike on Sunday night, because contract negotiations with the automaker had bro...
2019-09-16, 01:13

European stocks close mostly higher as China considers relaxing auto restrictions European shares reversed course to close higher Tuesday after China's State Council announced that it is considering relaxing and removing restrictions on auto purchases as part of a broad move to boost consumption....
2019-08-28, 03:52

GTA 6 Release Date Update: Are big gameplay changes coming to next Grand Theft Auto game? Rockstar is always keen to update its formula and learn from its past mistakes - and for GTA VI that could include breaking with a tradition the studio has kept since 1997....
2019-07-06, 14:39

Sensex, Nifty Fall Over 1% As Auto Stocks Drag Markets Lower: 10 Points Domestic stock markets started Monday's session on a lower note, extending their losses to a second straight day, amid weakness in global peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 435.23 points......
2019-07-08, 18:26

United Auto Workers Union Takes Another Shot at Organizing Volkswagen's U.S. Factory The United Auto Workers union is taking another shot at organizing Volkswagen AG’s U.S. auto factory, holding a vote in June that could determine whether it will be successful in achieving a long-sought goal of representing workers a foreign-owned car plant....
2019-05-30, 00:52

GTA 6 Release Date NEWS: Next Grand Theft Auto will likely skip this map location change Grand Theft Auto 6 is widely tipped to be Rockstar's next big game release, but one big E3 announcement has dented any hopes of seeing Rockstar return to this fan favourite region....
2019-06-12, 12:26

Auto Crisis: Maruti Suzuki's Market Share Down By 2%; Huge Jump For Hyundai The automobile sector has been a witness to the biggest drop in sales ever since 1998 and there are several factors that have contributed to this. Right from new emission norms kicking in to raw......
2019-09-14, 13:00

Crippling Auto Crisis Prompts Production Cut, Jobs Losses: 10-Point Guide Tata Motors and Mahindra and Mahindra, two of India's biggest automakers, on Friday said they would cut production at some plants in response to slowing demand that industry executives say has driven......
2019-08-09, 19:13

Frankfurt auto show touts green credentials amid climate protests The Frankfurt Auto Show will champion sustainable driving and electric cars, Germany's auto industry association said on Monday, as it seeks to head off protests from climate activists....
2019-09-02, 21:13

Auto Stocks Fall As Sales Drop; Two-Wheeler Makers Buck Trend The Nifty Auto index fell as much as 1.73 per cent, dragged by Tata Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra and Eicher Motors shares. The S&P BSE Auto index on the Bombay Stock Exchange fell 1.62 per cent at one......
2019-09-03, 11:52

Auto-Parts Giant Slams Brakes on Engines Amid Shift to Electric Continental, one of the world’s biggest car-parts makers, is saying goodbye to the internal combustion engine—the machine that has been at the heart of the auto industry for well over a century....
2019-08-07, 15:00

GTA 6 Release Date Update: Next Grand Theft Auto could be delayed by GTA Online success Rockstar's dedication to one of its previous projects could spell bad news for players wanting to get their hands on the latest GTA sooner, rather than later. Here's what you need to know....
2019-06-18, 09:39

Sensex, Nifty Snap Three-Day Winning Streak As Banking, Auto Shares Dive The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 indexes came off record highs touched earlier in the day and snapped their three-day winning streak as auto, banking and information technology stocks came under......
2019-05-21, 18:52

Massive Search Underway for Auto Journalist and Former Jalopnik Writer Davey Johnson The global community of automotive journalists isn’t particularly huge, so when something happens to one of our own, it gets our attention. When it happens to one as well-liked, respected, and well-known as Davey Johnson, it’s a big deal. The last anyone heard from Davey was last Wednesday, and ther...
2019-06-11, 01:00

Trump plans to delay auto tariffs amid EU, Japan trade talks The president faces a May 18 deadline over how to proceed with his threat to slap a tariff of as much as 25 percent on imported cars and parts in the name of U.S. national security....
2019-05-21, 14:38

Ford preps crossover debuts for Frankfurt auto show while rivals pull out Ford said it will attend the Frankfurt auto show in September in a boost for the event after rivals such as Toyota, Renault and all of Fiat Chrysler's marques decided to skip the event. So far, 22 brands have decided not to exhibit in Frankfurt....
2019-05-31, 19:13

UPDATE 1-Strong SUV, truck demand drive U.S. auto sales higher in June Automakers including Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Hyundai Motor Co on Tuesday reported a rise in U.S. sales for June, lifted by strong demand for sport utility vehicles and trucks....
2019-07-02, 16:39

I Played Grand Theft Auto V Nightly for 3 Years. Here’s a List of Things I Never Did as a Result In trying to shift the blame of white domestic terrorism from the actual white people committing it and the “president” who champions and enables it, there has been a lot of talk about the dangers of video games....
2019-08-06, 10:39

US African policy's lost 'dynamics' At the US-Africa economic summit, stakeholders from both sides meet to discuss future business. Africa's political elite is represented in large numbers. Interest in the US is not as strong....
2019-06-17, 14:26

Bad riders could be banned under new Uber policy Badly behaving Uber passengers can be banned from using the ride-sharing service if their rating score falls below a certain threshold, the company said in a policy update Wednesday....
2019-05-30, 12:26

Here's why the bond market is really scared about Fed policy One area that has been raising alarm bells is the market's growing expectation that inflation will go lower and lower, and stay there for a long time....
2019-08-23, 18:26

Elizabeth Warren is a policy fraud When Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks, liberals swoon over her supposed mastery of policy. She markets T-shirts emblazoned with her refrain that she “has a plan for that.” Even those political journalists who question her chances of capturing the Democratic nomination accept this basic pre...
2019-08-01, 02:00

US policy toward Iran is all stick and no carrot The motorcycle zipped past our taxi as we headed to Tyre in southern Lebanon, veering off the road onto a dirt track leading up into the hills. The passenger on the back of the motorcycle had what appeared to be long tubes, concealed by cloth, strapped to his back....
2019-06-15, 12:52