Nation received EU backing to dedicate $94.3 million in public funding to companies developing parts for more energy-efficient cars.
Local Canadian Auto Workers leader says he hopes to bring the planned closure of GM's Oshawa truck plant before the Ontario Labor Relations Board.
Across the U.S., high gasoline prices are starting to end a love affair with the midsize four-wheel-drive sport utility vehicle that has lasted well over a decade.
Sagging demand for large sport utility vehicles has forced Ford to temporarily close a Michigan factory for nine weeks starting June 23.
About 3,000 auto workers were laid-off when production ground to a halt after component parts they rely on could not be shipped due to a fuel protest in Spain.
An almost two-week long blockade at the GM Canada plant in Oshawa, Ont., had been dismantled early Monday, according to a Canadian Auto Workers Union official.
New zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell car, the Honda FCX Clarity, rolled off a Japanese production line Monday and is headed to southern California.
Battery production crunch is likely to stay for the rest of the year, as new lines can't be added to boost production until next year, a senior executive said Monday.
Changes in auto buying due to high fuel prices is having an effect on Superior Industries, but its wheel plants in Arkansas have been able to adapt and keep its 1,600 employees working.
Japanese automaker plans to boost annual sales in China to 1 million vehicles by 2012, up 64 percent from last year, a senior executive said Monday.
Joint venture, to be known as SB LiMotive Co. Ltd. and based in South Korea, is expected to start making lithium-ion batteries for use in hybrid cars in September.
Pittsburgh-based PPG Industries is again trying to sell the unit after a $500 million deal with Platinum Equity fell through.
About 2,000 union members rallied in front of GM's headquarters as lawyers for the company and the CAW wait for the ruling on an injunction to end the blockade.
South Korean auto supply company DongNam Tech says it will locate its first U.S. plant in Columbus, a project it says will create 350 jobs.
Some retailers are having trouble keeping scooters in stock and are concerned about the future availability of the vehicle, some of which can get over 100 miles per gallon.
National carmaker Proton may need to form an equity partnership with another automaker within five years to remain competitive, a senior government official said.
More than 5,000 truckers stopped work, demanding the government increase fuel subsidies, help raise transportation charges and introduce a minimum wage.
As GM cuts truck production, the auto supplier is eliminating one of its three work shifts at its plant in Brookhaven by the end of this month.
As if high gas prices, a weak economy and a supplier strike weren't enough to drag down Hummer's sales, dealers are now reeling from the news that GM may consider selling the brand.
Mark Fields, Ford's President of the Americas, warned that the country was falling behind in developing the technology critical to the advanced vehicles.
Some union officials are hoping for new products for their plants or the possibility of quickly retooling truck factories so they can make more fuel-efficient cars.
General Motors and the Ontario government are in discussions about adding a third car line at the automaker's truck plant in Oshawa slated for closure in 2009.
Automaker’s 57-year-old plant in Newark is scheduled to close in late 2009 and will officially be put on the market this week.
Freight transportation services index measured 109.4 in April, about 0.1 percent higher than the same month last year, according to government data released Wednesday.
Chief Robert Nardelli said he expects the automaker will be an independent company three years from now, and that its private equity owners were not second-guessing their acquisition.