AutoNews Now: Supplier strike in Canada limits FCA output

Supplier strike in Canada limits FCA output; GM sues over sale of stores; Report: VW to manage, co-develop fleet for Uber rival; A Ford vending machine; New gig for Opel’s ex-boss.

Pentagon challenges Uber, Waymo in race over self-driving vehicles

Forget Uber and Waymo: the next big name in self-driving vehicles could be the Pentagon. The stakes are high — 52 percent of combat casualties can been attributed to logistics.

AutoNews Now: Supplier strike in Canada limits FCA output

Supplier strike in Canada limits FCA output; GM sues over sale of stores; Report: VW to manage, co-develop fleet for Uber rival; A Ford vending machine; New gig for Opel’s ex-boss.

Pentagon challenges Uber, Waymo in race over self-driving vehicles

Forget Uber and Waymo: the next big name in self-driving vehicles could be the Pentagon. The stakes are high — 52 percent of combat casualties can been attributed to logistics.

Motorcycles inspired futuristic self-driving concept from PSA’s DS brand

PSA’s upscale brand, DS, has shown its vision of what a French luxury car might look like in 2035 with the DS X E-Tense concept. The inspiration for the three-seat electric vehicle was a motorcycle with a sidecar.

Ex-Opel CEO Neumann will join California-based EV startup

Former Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann will join California-based EV startup Evelozcity, which is run by ex-BMW executives.

VW is in talks to manage Didi fleet, co-develop self-driving cars

VW is in talks to form a joint venture with China’s Didi Chuxing to manage part of the ride-hailing company’s fleet of cars and help develop purpose-built vehicles for Didi’s services.

BMW may get state aid for Czech test center

BMW may get state aid worth 18.7 million euros to build a test center for self-driving and electric vehicles in the Czech Republic.

FCA Brampton plant limits production as Unifor strikes Lear seating plant

Unionized workers who make seats at Lear Ajax near Toronto began strike actions over the weekend. The strike has affected production of the Chrysler 300 and Dodge Challenger and Charger in Ontario.

FCA Brampton plant limits production as Unifor strikes Lear seating plant

Unionized workers who make seats at Lear Ajax near Toronto began strike actions over the weekend. The strike has affected production of the Chrysler 300 and Dodge Challenger and Charger in Ontario.

PSA’s DS brand will electrify lineup to bolster upscale appeal

PSA’s upscale brand DS said that all its new models introduced starting in 2025 will have only full-electric or hybrid drivetrains, and that it will present its first battery electric vehicle at the Paris auto show in October.

Google takes aim at engineer left untouched by suit against Uber

Uber’s settlement of Waymo’s trade-secrets lawsuit in February left a key piece unresolved: the role played in the alleged theft by engineer Anthony Levandowski.

JM Family Enterprises names Burns as CEO

JM Family Enterprises has named Brent Burns as its new CEO, effective July 1, with current CEO Colin Brown to remain chairman of the diversified concern.

Edsel Ford II says Ford board may vote on train station plan May 10

Edsel Ford II said the automaker’s board of directors “has been briefed” on plans to purchase the long-vacant Michigan Central Station as part of a “big redevelopment” near downtown Detroit.