Auto broker-turned-con man arrested in Miami

After more than a year on the run, Albert Golant was arrested, in part because of his earlier involvement in bogus dealings with a Wisconsin auto dealer.

Ford’s chief lobbyist Ojakli taking job at GM investor, Softbank

Ford is losing Ziad Ojakli, its longtime top Washington lobbyist, to Softbank, an investment firm that’s investing heavily in Ford’s crosstown rival General Motors.

Trump tariffs prompt Fiat Chrysler to make contingency plans on ‘massive scale’

FCA is developing contingency plans to adjust its manufacturing footprint should President Trump’s hardball trade tactics result in higher auto tariffs or the collapse of existing trade agreements.

Porsche faces German tax probe over marketing, catering expenses, report says

Porsche is under investigation by the Stuttgart tax office over the way it accounted for marketing and catering expenses during the past 8 years, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.

GM tells Trump administration tariffs could force downsizing, less investments

GM said it could shrink at home, jeopardizing its ability to invest in technologies such as autonomous and electric vehicles, if tariffs on imported autos and components are imposed.

Atlanta’s Buckhead will be home to Daimler’s latest innovation center

The center will allow the Mercedes-Benz parent to tap into the entrepreneurial instincts of its employees, who are encouraged to come up with new ideas that are generally not related to car design.

2 charged in identity fraud scheme affecting 6 New York car dealerships

Two men are accused of taking part in an elaborate identity fraud scheme that permitted them to purchase five high-priced vehicles from different dealerships about 40-50 miles north of New York City.

Will electric Subaru Forester help Japan consumers forget about the fuel data scandal?

Incoming Subaru President Tomomi Nakamura is banking on the redesigned Forester to stoke U.S. sales and help rebuild the brand’s tarnished image at home.

Toyota sees chance to grow stronger as Camry rivals drop out

Toyota is treating plummeting U.S. car sales as an opportunity, not as a worrisome trend threatening one of its biggest strengths.

Ford works with dealers to recruit students as shop techs

Ford, in collaboration with its dealers, is launching a series of coordinated grass-roots recruiting efforts to add about 5,000 technicians across its network within two years.

CATL picks Germany for EV battery plant, report says

CATL, China’s biggest maker of EV battery cells, will build a factory in the Germany to supply European automakers including BMW, Reuters reported. German automakers are pouring cash into electric vehicles and have grown reliant on Asian suppliers.

CATL picks Germany for EV battery plant, report says

CATL, China’s biggest maker of EV battery cells, will build a factory in the Germany to supply European automakers including BMW, Reuters reported. German automakers are pouring cash into electric vehicles and have grown reliant on Asian suppliers.

CATL picks Germany for EV battery plant, report says

CATL, China’s biggest maker of EV battery cells, will build a factory in the Germany to supply European automakers including BMW, Reuters reported. German automakers are pouring cash into electric vehicles and have grown reliant on Asian suppliers.

CNG-powered car sales set to rise on tougher emissions rules

European demand for cars powered by compressed natural gas has shown signs of life after a half-decade slump. VW Group was the main driver of the 60 percent increase in CNG registrations in Europe in the first quarter.