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Automakers on ‘holiday’ mode  The Hindu

Hero MotoCorp, Tata Motors, opt for temporary closures as slowdown continues.


Chinese Auto Makers Go Global as Sales Slow at Home  The Wall Street Journal

Chinese auto makers are investing billions of dollars to establish footholds in foreign markets, from India to Africa and Europe. China's car manufacturers once ...


Deaths of Children in Hot Cars Spur Push for New Safety Measures  The Wall Street Journal

More auto makers are committing to install technology that alerts drivers if they have accidentally left a child in the back seat, but safety advocates and ...


California and Automakers Confront Trump's EPA  State of the Planet

In President Trump's ghost-written Art of the Deal, he or somebody once wrote: “Leverage: don't make deals without it.” Maybe someone on California's ...


How Electric Vehicle Makers Are Figuring Out ‘Engine’ Noise  Jalopnik

Sound is a huge part of a vehicle's personality, especially when it comes to motorcycles. As electric bikes and cars become bigger parts of the transportation ...


Automakers Sign Deal For Fuel-Efficient Cars With California  NPR

The state of California has formed a deal with four automakers to produce fuel-efficient cars. The agreement is different from plans the Trump administration is ...


Sales slumps in China, India clobber automakers banking on Asia for growth  Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - Steep drops in auto sales for China and India over recent months are serving as a painful reminder that the two world's most populous ...


Automakers trim production as market weakens – but hope to avoid wholesale cuts of a decade ago  CNBC

Industry officials, including General Motors CEO Mary Barra, say they learned critical lessons during the last recession and hope to be more proactive this time ...


Why is the auto industry facing trouble?  The Hindu

The automobile sector is in the news as it is experiencing prolonged negative growth. What are the reasons? Why are jobs being lost? And how can the ...


Car makers line up festive season launches to draw buyers  Livemint

NEW DELHI: Automobile manufacturing companies are betting big on upcoming new launches to entice customers to showrooms during the festive season at a ...


Luxury automakers from Bugatti to Pagani to debut new cars at Pebble Beach  CNBC

More than a dozen different luxury brands, including Acura, BMW, Bugatti, Mercedes-Benz and Pininfarina, are showing off their latest concept and production ...


Colorado commission votes 8-1 to adopt zero-emissions vehicle mandate after three-day hearing  The Colorado Sun

Colorado's Air Quality Control Commission voted to approve the state's adoption of the zero-emissions vehicle mandate on Friday morning after three days of ...


Trucks Shield Detroit Auto Makers From Global Headwinds  The Wall Street Journal

Sales of big pickup trucks to American buyers are helping Detroit's car companies counter a sputtering global auto market. General Motors forecast an ...


The real solution to saving U.S. automakers isn’t tariffs, it’s empowering workers  Washington Post

Why only a new production system can boost innovation and competitiveness for the fabled Big Three.


Rise of Electric Cars Threatens to Drain German Growth  The Wall Street Journal

Concern is rising in Europe's automobile heartland about the economic impact of the move to electric vehicles from gasoline-powered cars. Executives in ...


Automakers, Colorado reach deal on zero-emission vehicle mandate  Reuters

Colorado and major automakers said on Monday they have reached a deal on the state's plan to adopt California's zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) requirements ...


Chinese automakers Europe-based r&d centers as springboard to bigger plans  Automotive News Europe

Chinese automakers are investing in new design and engineering operations in the region to gain the prestige and competitiveness they need to succeed.


'Automakers have done everything, only govt can bring relief,' says Mahindra and Mahindra MD Pawan Goenka  Business Today

Tumbling sales in auto sector has led to massive job cuts in the industry. Automakers like Mahindra and Mahindra have claimed that they have done enough ...


The Indian Auto Industry Slowdown: An Analysis  ZigWheels.com

We take a look at the various factors that have plagued the Indian auto industry.


‘GST cut alone will boost auto industry’  The New Indian Express

Auto-makers say GST cut for only the component makers will not revive the sector, the tax rate must be reduced for automobile manufacturers as well.


Child-detection safety technology may get mandate  Automotive News

Automakers were already testing the waters for child-detection safety features. If regulators move forward in the U.S. and Europe, the technologies would be ...


Top automakers plan production cuts amid industry crisis  Times of India

India Business News: Tata Motors and Mahindra and Mahindra said they would cut production in response to slowing demand that industry executives say has ...


U.S. Auto Sector Outlook Is Softening, Says Analyst John Kemp  NDTVAuto.com

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 ...


COLUMN-U.S. auto sector outlook is softening: Kemp  Reuters Africa

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 ...


Hit by slowdown, auto-makers gear for retail push, rural pit-stop  BusinessLine

Bringing down the inventory with dealers and a focus on retail sales (to end-customers rather than dealers) seem to be the measures passenger vehicle makers ...


Automakers should help dealers right-size stores  Automotive News

Dealerships are underperforming and need help from the vehicle manufacturers.


America's Biggest Automakers Are Preparing For The Worst  CarBuzz

It's possible the booming sales years following the end of the Great Recession could be coming to an end, at least that's how General Motors and Ford see ...


ABB Stock Falls as Auto Makers Pull Back on Spending for Robots  Barron's

The industrial conglomerate beat earnings estimates from the Swiss equivalent of Wall Street. But the stock dropped anyway because the global automotive ...


House Democrats push automakers to rebuff Trump, join California's fuel efficiency deal | TheHill  The Hill

Eight House Democrats are pushing automakers to join several fellow vehicle manufacturers in signing a deal with California that would sideline the Trump ...


4 Automakers Strike Emissions Deal With California, Steering Clear From Trump's Pro-Pollution Agenda  DeSmog

By Jordan Davidson, EcoWatch. Republished with permission from EcoWatch. Four automakers from three different continents have struck a deal with California ...


India car sales plunging — what's behind it?  The Indian Express

India's automotive sector is facing a crisis, with a sharp decline in sales forcing manufacturers to cut back on production. Industry insiders warn that hundreds of ...


By cutting deals with California and Colorado, automakers sidestep Trump administration  CNBC

The Trump administration's plan to reduce federal fuel economy standards may have become largely irrelevant, critics said Tuesday, after Colorado became the ...


As Colorado considers an electric-vehicle mandate, here's what to expect  The Colorado Sun

Whether Colorado becomes a zero-emission vehicle state could be decided this week, as the state Air Quality Control Commission kicks off a three-day hearing ...


In Our View: Automakers smart to set pace on fuel standards  The Columbian

An agreement announced in July between California and major auto manufacturers is good news for Washington state and for the planet.


Calif. pressures automakers to join CAFE deal  Automotive News

Four automakers down and 14 to go. That's the view from California as it leads the charge to pressure additional manufacturers to join a compromise deal on ...


China Car Sales Keep Shrinking, Intensifying Automakers’ Woes  Bloomberg

China's automobile deliveries continued to shrink last month, extending the market's historic decline.


Automakers warm up to friendly hackers at cybersecurity conference  Reuters

At a conference where hackers can try their hand at picking locks and discover cyber vulnerabilities in a makeshift hospital, they can also endeavor to break into ...


California is gaining allies in its emissions standards war with Trump  ThinkProgress

More and more states and automakers are uniting behind California in a nationwide debate over vehicle emissions standards, as tensions between the Golden ...


Chinese Car Makers Push to Go Global — WSJ  Morningstar.com

Firms invest billions to establish footholds overseas as sales stagnate at home. By Trefor Moss and Vibhuti Agarwal. This article is being republished as part of ...


House lawmakers press automakers  Politico

Interior unveils ethics office changes — Colorado River study coming.


Detroit automakers rev up plans for Dream Cruise weekend  The Detroit News

Ford, Chevrolet and Dodge will feature offerings for car enthusiasts up and down Woodward Avenue.


China automobile sales keep shrinking, intensifying automakers woes  Business Standard

Read more about China automobile sales keep shrinking, intensifying automakers' woes on Business Standard. The first car slump in a generation is showing ...


Why Hyundai’s Well-Priced Palisade Deserves to Be Labeled a Luxury SUV  The Wall Street Journal

THIS WILL BE a two'fer. The new 2020 Hyundai Palisade SUV is mechanically quite similar to its corporate sibling, the Kia Telluride, etcetera and vice versa.


Desperate to cut emissions, auto makers drive rhodium to 11-year high  Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The price of rhodium, a precious metal used to curb harmful emissions from vehicle engines, has rocketed to its highest since 2008 as ...


Foreign Automakers Increase Sales By 7855 In July In USA, US Automakers Don't Report Sales  CleanTechnica

I may need to cancel my fun, popular, and extremely time consuming monthly reports for US auto sales. One by one, US automakers have stopped publishing ...


Detroit automakers face 'time of reckoning' in China  The Detroit News

Detroit's automakers are struggling to sell vehicles and make money in China, the world's largest auto market. But industry leaders say they're making moves to ...


ASA Technology & Telematics Forum September 12 Features Automakers, Insurers, and Automotive Aftermarket  Collision Week

As motor vehicle technology becomes increasingly sophisticated, it is crucial that automotive repair shops have the latest in vehicle technology trends, data ...


Four Major Automakers Strike Deal With California For 50 MPG By 2026  Motor1.com

Ford, Volkswagen, BMW, and Honda have made a deal with California to build more fuel-efficient vehicles while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The crux ...


Grand Theft Auto Makers Tease Photorealistic PS5 and Xbox Scarlett Graphics  Comicbook.com

The PS5 and Xbox Scarlett are already in the hands of many developers, meaning studios are starting to see what the systems are capable of. At the moment ...


CAR RULES: Dems push more automakers to join Calif. fuel economy deal  E&E News

A group of House Democrats is urging General Motors Co. and other leading automakers to join the four car manufacturers that have broken with the Trump ...


‘5000 contract employees laid off’: TN auto industry faces crisis due to slowdown  The News Minute

Tamil Nadu's capital city, once dubbed the 'Detroit of Asia' due to its burgeoning automobile manufacturing units and allied industries, is now staring at a rapidly ...


Colorado adopts zero-emission vehicle standard in push to increase adoption of electric cars  The Denver Post

Colorado air commissioners voted 8-1 on Friday to adopt a zero-emission standard requiring that at least 5% of automakers' vehicles available for sale by 2023 ...


Quail Lodge car show has become the hottest ticket for the super rich at Pebble Beach Concours  CNBC

"The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering" has become one of the Pebble Beach car week's hottest tickets – and the most expensive.


July vehicle sales lowest in 19 years: Automakers need a helping hand; question is whether govt is...  Firstpost

Commercial vehicle sales were down 25.71% to 56866 units in July compared with 76545 units in July 2018.


ZF TRW Airbag Lawsuit Includes Multiple Automakers  CarComplaints.com

August 17, 2019 — A ZF TRW airbag lawsuit alleges the airbag control units may fail in 12.3 million vehicles manufactured by multiple automakers.


After Elon Musk, It's Tesla's Turn to Tease Automakers  Market Realist

Over the weekend, Tesla CEO Elon Musk compared gasoline cars to steam engines. Yesterday, Tesla also teased legacy automakers in a tweet.


The race to the electric car is just getting started  CNN

Elon Musk made electric cars cool. Now the rest of the auto industry is racing to catch up with Tesla.


TrueCar's Loss Soars as Automakers Cut Incentive Spending  Yahoo Finance

Online car-shopping *service* TrueCar (NASDAQ: TRUE) reported on Aug. 8 that it lost $24.1 million in the second quarter of 2019, down from a loss of $6.6 ...


EPA had rejected California’s climate deal with automakers  Los Angeles Times

A compromise between four major automakers and California's clean-air regulator on fuel efficiency was rejected by the Trump administration months earlier as ...


Four Automakers Stand Firm With California Against a Trump Administration Rollback  Union of Concerned Scientists

Last week, California's governor and lead regulator announced an agreement with four automakers (BMW, Ford, Honda, and Volkswagen) on vehicle emissions ...


THE AUTOMAKER TRANSFORMATION REPORT: Inside automakers' scramble to keep Uber and Lyft from snatching billions  Business Insider India

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Hyundai joins list of auto makers adding safety feature to prevent hot car deaths  KHOU.com

Texas leads the nation in the number of children who die in hot cars. More and more auto makers are adding a safety feature that reminds drivers a child or pet is ...


Tesla hit in Germany after car-rental company cancels Model 3 order  Automotive News Europe

Stefan Moeller began this year with an ambitious target: to make his car-rental company Nextmove the biggest Tesla customer in Germany by adding 100 Model ...


The US Navy says no to touchscreens—maybe automakers should, too  Ars Technica

Enlarge / Seaman Timothy North stands watch as the helmsman on the bridge of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG ...


As EVs evolve, automakers look beyond boring hatchbacks  Boston.com

DETROIT _ Mainstream automakers are finally catching on to the fact that no one said an electric vehicle had to look — or drive — like an under-powered jelly ...


Grand Theft Auto Makers Accused Of ‘Drive-By Assault’ On Taxpayers  Forbes

An investigation into Rockstar Games, the makers of the hugely popular Grand Theft Auto series reveals that the firm has paid no tax on their estimated operating ...


Automakers Struggle to Bring Inventories Under Control  Paul Eisenstein

by Paul A. Eisenstein | Aug 13, 2019. Automakers are scrambling to slough off excess inventory: a 71-day supply. U.S. dealers had nearly 3.8 million unsold ...


How VW Emissions Scandal Hurt Other German Car Makers’ Reputations and Profits  Insurance Journal

The fallout from Volkswagen's 2015 emissions scandal cost other German car makers billions of dollars in sales, according to new research from Notre Dame.


By the numbers: Colorado Zero Emission Vehicle Program will cut climate pollution and save Coloradans money  Environmental Defense Fund

(This post was written by EDF Attorney Laura Shields). The numbers are in for Colorado's proposed Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) program – it will cut climate ...


California Wins, Trump and EPA Lose in Automakers' Emissions Deal  Bloomberg

Your next car could be a lot better for the climate. Thank the Golden State — and the auto companies.


An unending bumpy ride for automakers  The New Indian Express

July figures indicate sales of motorcycles dropped 19% to 9.34 lakh units, while scooter sales fell 12% to 5.27 lakh units, compared to a year ago.


6 takeaways from the emissions deal between automakers and California  GreenBiz

The industry doesn't want to be caught in the crosshairs in a war between the Golden State and the Environmental Protection Agency.


2019 Genesis G70 Video Review: German Automakers Beware  TFLcar.com

There is more to this 2019 Genesis G70 than a powerful engine and sophisticated design – a lot more. German automakers have earned the benchmark status ...


2015 Volkswagen emissions scandal damaged other German automakers' reputations and profits, study shows  ND Newswire

In 2015, Volkswagen was exposed for bypassing U.S. emissions standards by equipping their diesel-engine cars with a so-called defeat device that could detect ...


Why Velodyne's Gradu is urging automakers to push for one set of self-driving rules  Automotive News Europe

Having one global standard would allow suppliers and automakers to cut development cost and product complexity, the chairman of SAE, the U.S. engineering ...


There once was a time when Fort Worth had that new-car smell - from auto makers  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

General Motors opened a plant in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1917. Will and James Vernor formed the Texas Motor Car Association and also built cars outside of Fort ...


European Noise Regulations Are Forcing Sports Car Makers to Resort to More Fake Engine Sounds  Jalopnik

There are certain cars that you just expect to be loud. AMG Mercedes and 600 horsepower V8 Alpinas are among them, and yet, both Alpina and AMG now have ...


California's secret climate deal with automakers bypasses Trump administration regulations  Washington Post

Juliet Eilperin explains the secret deal between California and four major automakers. Plus, Elizabeth Dwoskin on the lives of *content* moderators across the ...


California Reaches Deal With Automakers To Produce Fuel-Efficient Cars  NPR

Four automakers reached a voluntary deal with California to keep making more fuel efficient cars. It's a rebuke to the Trump administration, which is trying to roll ...


UK automakers say weak pound won't offset Brexit tariffs  Automotive News Europe

LONDON -- UK automakers won't get enough of a sales boost from the weakening pound to offset European Union tariffs that would accompany a no-deal Brexit ...


Car makers won’t hold back on job cuts for long if demand slowdown persists: Pawan Goenka, MD, Mahindra  Moneycontrol

Vehicle manufacturers will not hold themselves back from cutting jobs if there is no immediate revival in demand, a top Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) executive ...


GM open to working with other automakers on development of EVs: CEO  Reuters

General Motors Co is open to working with other automakers on the development of electric vehicles, Chief Executive Mary Barra said on Thursday.


7 ways automakers charge for things now that used to be free  The Car Connection

Free is in short supply and cheap is running out for new car shoppers nowadays. Occasional new-car shoppers might be surprised to see charges for items that ...


Norway's electric-car revolution spearheaded by the richest  Automotive News Europe

A study published by Statistics Norway shows that the likelihood of buying an EV in the country is almost double if you belong to the richest section of the ...


Colorado Agrees to Compromise With Automakers on Electric Vehicle Rule  Westword

As Colorado regulators consider adopting an electric vehicle mandate, state officials and industry groups have reached an agreement on a compromise that ...


Airtel in talks with automakers to drive connected car business in India  AdAge India

Bharti Airtel is doubling down on growing its Internet of Things ( IoT ) business in India and is now specifically targeting the country's automotive sector to drive ...


Automakers split on hybrid strategy  Seeking Alpha

General Motors (GM) is exiting hybrids full stop as opposed to the strategy of Toyota (TM) and Ford (F) to expand U.S. hybrid offerings even as they work o.


Colorado revs toward an electric car future, compelled by climate change and air pollution  The Denver Post

Compelled by climate change and air pollution, Colorado air commissioners are expected to require automakers to offer more electric models starting in 2023.


Defaults and idle trucks abound as auto slump bites logistics sector  Livemint

The decision of automobile companies to transport vehicles via railways has also hurt the logistics business.The auto industry in India has been experiencing a ...


VW's Emissions Scandal Cost Other German Automakers $5.2 Billion in U.S. Sales: Study  Jalopnik

German cars have a reputation for precision and attention to detail. But only four years ago, they gained another reputation—as liars and cheaters when it came ...


U.S. Automakers GM, Ford Planning for Possible Economic Downturn  FutureCar

(Reuters) - The top two U.S. automakers are preparing for a possible economic downturn, the companies said on Tuesday, as an ongoing trade war between ...


Amid slowdown, automakers launch new cars  DNA India

Amid slowdown, automakers launch new cars - This is in addition to the slew of launches and upgrades that the industry witnessed in the past which has helped ...


Jaguar Wants Oxford Dictionary to Redefine the Meaning of 'Car', Be More EV Friendly  News18

Jaguar has submitted an application to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) and Oxford Dictionaries to revise the definition of the word 'car'. At present, the OED ...


Disruption, corruption loom over UAW union talks with Big Three Detroit automakers  CNBC

Uncommon issues during this year's talks include technological changes threatening traditional union jobs and an ongoing federal corruption probe that has ...


Automakers Are Desperate To Sell You A Brand New 2018 Model  CarBuzz

Dealerships may be offering some great deals right now on remaining 2019 models before the 2020s arrive, but they are still stuck with leftover cars from 2018 ...


Car Dealers, Automakers Face Affordability Implications  Ward's Auto

The rising cost of new vehicles has prompted many consumers to consider their purchase options.


AAA urging car makers to create user-friendly technology for older drivers  KERO 23ABC News

BAKERSFIELD,Calif. — A new report from AAA is urging auto manufacturers to create user friendly technology for seasoned drivers. Sean Muns is a 53-year-old ...


Chinese Automakers' Telematics Products Report 2019: Featuring NIO, Xiaopeng Motors, Weltmeister (WM Motor), Byton, and CHJ Automotive  GlobeNewswire

Dublin, July 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Report on Chinese Automakers' Telematics Products in 2019" report has been added to ...


Everything You Should Know About Factory Car Warranties  The Drive

The ins and outs of everything related to standard factory car warranties.


McLaren to expand lineup with 2-seat roadster  Automotive News Europe

McLaren Automotive said the carbon fiber the roadster will be the lightest car it has ever produced.


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