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Lawyers protest detention of Kelly, Ghosn’s co-accused

Lawyers protest detention of Kelly, Ghosn’s co-accusedLawyers for Greg Kelly, the American executive arrested with Nissan’s Ghosn, unsuccessfully protested his detention
  • Autos
  • 36 minutes ago
Autos

Detention of Nissan’s Ghosn extended through Dec. 20

Detention of Nissan’s Ghosn extended through Dec. 20A Tokyo court ruled Tuesday that Carlos Ghosn, and fellow Nissan executive Greg Kelly will remain in custody
  • Autos
  • 1 day ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Ghosn indicted in Japan for widely known pay outrage

Howes: Ghosn indicted for open exec pay outrageRenault-Nissan chairman's pay package was hardly secret in Tokyo or Paris, raising questions about real motivation for Ghosn's high-profile takedown
  • Daniel Howes
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Autos

Auto parts supplier expanding Ind. operations
A company that makes aluminum parts for the automotive industry plans to expand its manufacturing operations

Auto parts supplier expanding Ind. operationsA company that makes aluminum parts for the automotive industry plans to expand its manufacturing operations
  • Autos
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Detroit Auto Show

Detroit auto show to stay at Cobo through 2026

Detroit auto show to stay at Cobo through 2026North American International Auto Show signs a seven-year contract with Cobo Center, solidifying the show's new June schedule through 2026
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Mobility

Musk suggests Tesla’s new chairwoman won’t rein him in

Musk suggests Tesla’s new chairwoman won’t rein him inMusk says “it’s not realistic” to think Robyn Denholm will rein him in because he remains Tesla’s largest shareholder
  • Mobility
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Autos

Nissan’s Ghosn indicted for underreporting pay

Nissan’s Ghosn indicted for underreporting payThe charges imposed Monday involve allegations Ghosn’s pay was underreported by about 5 billion yen ($44 million)
  • Autos
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Detroit Auto Show

Auto shows adapt in a changing landscape

Auto shows adapt in a changing landscapeThe Detroit auto show moves to summer in 2020, marking a fundamental change, to help it compete with other events
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
  • Ford

    Report: Ford-VW could announce deal in Jan.

    Report: Ford-VW could announce deal in Jan.Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co. could announce a deal sometime in January, CNBC reported, citing a “highly placed” source.
    • Ford
    • 2 days, 9 hours ago
    Daniel Howes

    Podcast: Howes on Detroit’s new plant

    Podcast: Howes on Detroit’s new plantThis week, Howes says there is opportunity in the slow-rolling reckoning targeting auto plants. Witness the new Jeep announcement.
    • Daniel Howes
    • 3 days, 21 hours ago
    Detroit Auto Show

    January's Detroit auto show looms, but eyes are on June 2020

    Detroit auto show looms, but eyes on 2020As Detroit auto show organizers prep for a scaled-back January event, their focus is on summer 2020
    • Detroit Auto Show
    • 3 days, 22 hours ago
    Mobility

    Report: Uber files preliminary papers for IPO

    Report: Uber files preliminary papers for IPORide-hailing giant Uber has filed confidential preliminary paperwork for selling stock to the public.
    • Mobility
    • 4 days, 10 hours ago
    Autos

    June 2020 Detroit Auto Show: A look ahead

    June 2020 Detroit Auto Show: A look aheadThe Detroit Auto Dealer Association, which runs the event, is looking ahead to 2020 when the show transitions from chilly January to sunny June.
    • Autos
    • 4 days, 9 hours ago
    Fiat Chrysler

    New FCA plant likely to rely on tax breaks

    New FCA plant likely to rely on tax breaksFiat Chrysler will build a new plant in Detroit, and tax breaks are likely
    • Fiat Chrysler
    • 4 days, 12 hours ago
    Mobility

    Lawmakers ask Trump to visit targeted GM plants

    Lawmakers ask Trump to visit targeted GM plantsTesla's Elon Musk says he may be interested in buying a GM plant
    • Mobility
    • 4 days, 14 hours ago
    Fiat Chrysler

    Fiat Chrysler to build Jeep in revived Detroit plant

    FCA to build Jeep in revived Detroit plantFiat Chrysler plans to convert an idled engine plant into an assembly plant as part of the automaker's plans to add a new Jeep Grand Cherokee.
    • Fiat Chrysler
    • 4 days, 22 hours ago
    Mobility

    Lyft leads Uber in race to go public

    Lyft leads Uber in race to go publicLyft filed confidentially for an initial public offering of stock, pulling out ahead of Uber in the race among ride-hailing companies to go public
    • Mobility
    • 4 days, 22 hours ago
    Autos

    Nissan recalls 150K vehicles for dubious inspections

    Nissan recalls 150K vehicles for dubious inspectionsNissan is recalling 150,000 vehicles spanning 11 models in Japan for dubious inspections for brakes and steering
    • Autos
    • 5 days ago
    Autos

    CAR-toon by Henry Payne

    CAR-toon by Henry PayneCAR-toon by Henry Payne
    • Autos
    • 5 days, 13 hours ago
    Autos

    Tesla to use stock-cash mix to pay off March debt

    Tesla to use stock-cash mix to pay off March debtHolders of Tesla bonds due in March will be paid with a 50-50 mix of cash and stock if they elect to convert the debt
    • Autos
    • 5 days, 14 hours ago
    GM

    GM's Barra defends plant closings to Mich. lawmakers

    Barra defends plant closings to Mich. lawmakersIn meeting with Michigan's congressional delegation in Washington, GM CEO Mary Barra did not waver from plans to idle factories
    • GM
    • 5 days, 14 hours ago
    Fiat Chrysler

    Fiat Chrysler taps Amazon, Shell execs to fill roles

    Fiat Chrysler taps Amazon, Shell execs to fill rolesFCA is tapping executives from Amazon and Shell Oil Company with previous automotive industry experience to fill roles
    • Fiat Chrysler
    • 5 days, 20 hours ago
    GM

    Barra stands firm on GM austerity plans in DC meetings

    Barra stands firm on GM austerity plans in DCGM chief Mary Barra met Wednesday with Ohio's U.S. senators and several of Michigan's newly elected U.S. members to defend carmaker's cutbacks
    • GM
    • 5 days, 21 hours ago
    Henry Payne

    Payne: All right for Nissan Altima all-wheel drive

    Payne: All right for Nissan Altima all-wheel driveThe 2019 is stylish, roomy — and in good news for Michiganians, it has AWD.
    • Henry Payne
    • 5 days, 22 hours ago
    Autos

    Late payment? ‘Kill switch’ can strand you and your car

    Late payment? ‘Kill switch’ can strand you and your carSubprime auto lenders are using more sophisticated versions to ensure that car buyers make their payments
    • Autos
    • 6 days, 7 hours ago
    GM

    Excess plant capacity helps hasten GM cuts

    Excess plant capacity helps hasten GM cutsFord and Fiat Chrysler kept utilization at U.S. plants high as sales flattened; GM didn't
    • GM
    • 5 days, 22 hours ago
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