Gray, blue, white and black surfaced as 2022 model year color predictions from automotive paint supplier BASF as the need to “keep it real” with technological advancements such as autonomous vehicles becomes a reality.
Audi and partner Airbus have signed a letter of intent with the German government to test air taxis in and around the Bavarian city of Ingolstadt.
Senators criticized Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for investigating possible trade action on auto imports along with the Trump administration’s metals tariffs.
Billions of dollars will be lost by many automakers that continue to invest in autonomous and electric vehicles while consumer buy-in remains low, a study from consulting firm AlixPartners says.
Anand Mahindra plans to expand his namesake brand beyond mass-market cars into luxury vehicles that will be sold worldwide by a new company with Italian heritage, Automobili Pininfarina.
Canadian auto parts supplier Magna International will partner with Michigan startup May Mobility on self-driving shuttles, the companies said on Wednesday.
Grammer CEO Hartmut Mueller has urged the supplier’s shareholders to back Ningbo Jifeng’s takeover offer as a Bosnia-backed investor group opposed the move and forced a halt to the German company’s annual meeting.
Fritz Henderson, who steered GM through its 2009 bankruptcy, has been named interim CEO of seating supplier Adient. He succeeds Bruce McDonald, who is stepping down from his role as chairman and CEO.
BorgWarner CEO James Verrier is stepping down at the age of 55 and will serve in a nonexecutive advisory role until he retires in February. COO Frederic Lissalde will replace Verrier, effective Aug. 1.
Waymo aims to expand beyond the U.S. by entering Europe, potentially offering a mobility service with a fully driverless car fleet in cooperation with a local partner, CEO John Krafcik said.