While other automakers are concentrating on fuel cells and hybrids, Nissan is promising to mass-market emissions-free electric vehicles globally in 2012.
With fuel prices soaring, sales of products designed to boost gas mileage are also rising -- even though the government says they're not worth the money.
Meeting Tuesday of Volkswagen AG's management board yielded no decision on where to build a possible U.S. plant, a facility for which three states are in contention.
Canadian Auto Workers President Buzz Hargrove, who led a recent fight against the closure of a GM truck plant in Ontario, announced his retirement Tuesday.
Italy's largest automaker plans to lay off workers at four of its six Italian plants for three one-week periods later this year due to the contracting automobile market.
Paint and chemical maker will divest its auto glass and services business to a new company formed by private-equity firm Kohlberg & Co.
U.S. companies reported first-half sales grew strongly in China's booming auto market Tuesday, a rare bright spot for global automakers.
Solar energy product maker Energy Conversion Devices will supply solar cell laminates to General Motors for the world's largest rooftop power generation system.
General Products Corp. plans to move its headquarters and manufacturing center from Columbus, Ohio, to Angola, and is expected to create as many as 61 new jobs.
The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but Linamar said the facility is a sister plant of its recently acquired Power Transfer Units business in Mexico.
Ford Motor isn't commenting on a Chinese business journal report that China's Chery Automobile Corp. is interested in buying Ford's Volvo unit.
Automaker said that its global sales fell 2.8 percent in June because of 'difficult economic trends,' but had record sales for the first half of the year.
Person familiar with the company's discussions said General Motors may get rid of some brands, speed introduction of small cars from other markets and make further job cuts.
Germany's Volkswagen AG says it will likely announce a decision on its plans for a new U.S. plant some time after a July 15 supervisory board meeting.
Solar panels on the roof of the new Prius model will provide 2 to 5 kilowatts of electricity, a major Japanese business daily said.
Chennai selected for a commercial vehicle plant that will produce around 70,000 trucks per year starting in 2010.
About 250 people continue blocking two entrances to Progressive Moulded Products, despite a court injunction ordering them to leave.
GM might need to raise $10 billion, Ford could be forced to sell Volvo and Chrysler may have few if any options by late next year, suggested JPMorgan analysts.
Britain's TRAM Power, which has just 100 employees and has never built an in-service streetcar, is one of two vying for a $3-billion contract to produce almost 600 light-rail vehicles.
Progressive Moulded Products, maker of plastic instrument panels, confirmed the shutdown of 11 small plants, costing 2,000 jobs.
Number 2 Japanese automaker never put both feet into the U.S. truck market, instead focusing on slow-but-steady growth with its popular, fuel-efficient cars.
Shares fell Wednesday to close below $10 for the first time in more than half a century, on worries over the company's cash needs and speculation of a possible bankruptcy protection filing.
Slowdowns in auto sales and production are trickling down to Ohio's auto parts makers, resulting in hundreds of layoffs.
Canadian vehicle market leader reported a 23.8 percent skid in June sales as truck sales plummeted more than 35 percent compared with a year ago.
All major automakers but Honda reported steep sales declines for June as buyers continued to flee from trucks and sport utility vehicles to more fuel-efficient models.