Japan's third-biggest automaker said it would cut auto production at its two domestic plants due to sluggish demand in the United States.
Speculation continued to swirl Monday that a deal for General Motors to buy Chrysler from New York private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management LP could come soon.
General Motors has told union officials at two factories that it will not allow any more unscheduled overtime, which could help the automaker further cut costs.
Automaker curbing engine production at a German plant for five weeks and putting 820 employees on part-time schedules because of slow demand in the U.S.
Gov. Phil Bredesen is headed for Germany in hopes of attracting more automotive jobs within 100 miles of a new Volkswagen plant being built in Chattanooga.
German manufacturer is without a primary customer for the transmissions it expected to make at a new factory in Tipton, Ind., after Chrysler terminated the joint venture over the weekend.
Automaker will lay off workers on one shift at its Windsor, Ontario, assembly plant on a rotating basis over the next three weeks.
Network for public charging stations to serve electric vehicles that rolled out in the last decade is still thin across the country, forcing drivers to get creative.
GM and Chrysler owner Cerberus are still a long way from a deal, according to sources, and GM's board reportedly is cool to the idea.
Union President Ron Gettelfinger said he is very concerned that more workers could lose their jobs if General Motors' talks to acquire Chrysler come to fruition.
GM plant in Moraine, Ohio, that will close in December will offer buyouts, early retirement and transfer rights to eligible employees, said the International Union of Electronic Workers.
Austrian auto parts manufacturer says it plans to temporarily give an additional 380 employees part-time status due to the economic downturn.
Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles have been the far-off technological bets of the auto industry, but Honda is giving a small number of drivers a glimpse into the future.
As many as 733 of BMW's temporary workers at its Greer, S.C., plant could be laid off in December due to the ailing economy.
More than two-thirds of St. Paul, Minn., Ford plant workers being laid off for the month of December will receive reduced unemployment insurance or no benefits at all, said UAW officials.
Chief Executive Bob Nardelli said a steep decline in U.S. auto sales has created an environment for industry consolidation.
Michigan Sen. Carl Levin said Thursday he may seek an additional $25 billion in loans before the end of the year, citing deteriorating economic conditions for Detroit's car makers.
Automaker to lay off 1,600 workers at three factories in the coming months as it keeps working to control its inventory amid a growing U.S. sales slump.
Automaker is partnering with 10 states to promote 85 percent ethanol fuel and boost the accessibility by ensuring an adequate supply and more E-85 pumps at retailers.
CEO welcomed the decision to extend loans to American automakers, but said their problems highlighted their slow response to soaring gas prices.
United Auto Workers says Ford Motor is laying off 760 workers for the month of December at its Ford Ranger plant in St. Paul, Minn.
VW's first compact SUV, the 2009 Tiguan, has a standout interior, European-style ride and a starting price tag that's lower than all other European SUVs sold in America.
James E. Taylor named to the newly created position of chief executive at GM's Hummer division, as it undertakes a 'strategic review' of the iconic truck brand.
Automaker is launching a campaign this week to reach people who have stopped looking for cars out of fear that they can't get a loan as it tries to boost October sales.