Speculation is continuing to swirl around what Ford CEO Alan Mulally will do next but it apparently won’t be retirement golf in Florida.
A new Fiat model will be made at the company’s plant in Tychy, Poland, Deputy Prime Minister Janusz Piechocinski said.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor employees have returned to work at two plants, their union said.
Johnson Controls has unveiled second quarter net income up 59% of US$261m, on US$10.5bn of revenue.
The NHTSA has opened preliminary investigations into the 2014 Chevrolet Impala and a Bosch fast charger used with a 2013 Nissan Leaf model sold in the US after receiving just one complaint each about automatic braking and battery recharging respectively.
Tightening environmental regulations in the US have prompted Subaru maker Fuji Heavy Industries to consider launching electric vehicles again in the region, president Yasuyuki Yoshinaga has said.
Fitch Ratings has affirmed Ford Motor Company and its Ford Motor Credit captive finance subsidiary at ‘BBB-’ and revised its rating outlook for both to ‘positive’ from ‘stable’.
Toyota has begun exporting Corollas built at its Mississippi plant for the first time.
Unlike the V4 in its new 919 WEC racer, the four-cylinder engine in the just-announced Macan is made by the Volkswagen Group, not Porsche.
Toyota, the global leader in hybrid vehicles, will start to source hybrid components in China for its locally produced Corolla and Levin models from next year rather than import them from Japan.
US infotainment supplier Harman is stepping up its expansion into mainland China with the establishment of a “global R&D centre” in the city of Suzhou as well a “joint laboratory” for automotive innovations with Tsinghua University.
There’s no mention of the ongoing ignition switch and steering wheel recalls but General Motors announcement today of a restructuring of global vehicle engineering – including “retirement” of the current head – is surely a consequence.