How JLR lost $276 million last quarter

Jaguar Land Rover posted a quarterly loss as higher incentives in China. Europe’s diesel slump also hit earnings.

BMW drops subscription prices

BMW said it is offering a new lower-price tier in its vehicle subscription program, which allows members to switch out vehicles for a monthly fee.

Ford readying a compact pickup by 2022, report says

Ford will introduce a compact pickup in the U.S. by 2022, according to Automobile, which says the small pickup will be a unibody vehicle based off the next-generation Focus platform.

Trump tariffs expected to take up to a $719 million bite out of Denso

Toyota-affiliated supplier Denso said it expects to take a hit of up to $719 million this year if the United States raises auto tariffs, Japanese media reported.

Panasonic expects Tesla battery production to boost profits this fall

Panasonic said it expects its battery business with Tesla to contribute to profit from the second half of its business year, as production of mass-market Model 3 cars picks up pace.

Traverse City Conference: Local company backed by Faurecia develops energy-efficient seats activated by sitting down

A Traverse City company, with backing by French supplier Faurecia, is working on an advanced energy-saving seat heating and cooling system that could be ready for production in 2021.

Cities retool the mobility world

The auto industry faces a new wave of regulations as cities trying to combat rising congestion and pollution become more assertive in shaping the ways their residents move about.

TRAVERSE CITY CONFERENCE: GM stands by combustion engines — for now

General Motors will continue to invest in new internal combustion engine technologies and hybrid systems as it strives to one day exclusively offer zero-emissions vehicles.

Aptiv to partner with Hertz on autonomous fleets; Q2 operating earnings rise

Automotive tech supplier Aptiv has entered a partnership with Hertz to cooperate on implementing fleets of autonomous vehicles, starting with a pilot program of an initial 75 vehicles in Las Vegas, to launch this fall.

Aptiv to partner with Hertz on autonomous fleets; Q2 operating earnings rise

Automotive tech supplier Aptiv has entered a partnership with Hertz to cooperate on implementing fleets of autonomous vehicles, starting with a pilot program of an initial 75 vehicles in Las Vegas, to launch this fall.

TRAVERSE CITY CONFERENCE: Big tariff costs would drag down sales, analyst says

Proposed tariffs on imported vehicles could increase vehicle prices by up to $6,000, says IHS’s Michael Robinet.

Why nobody wants to talk about Trump’s tariffs

At one of the largest automotive business conferences in North America — the CAR Management Briefing Seminars — there’s one glaring omission in the discussions. Tariffs.

TRAVERSE CITY CONFERENCE: GM brings back iconic 1960s Tripower name

For the first time since the mid-1960s, GM will have a Tripower engine in its lineup, due in the next-generation Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups. Tripower refers to a suite of technologies that boosts horsepower and fuel economy.

TRAVERSE CITY CONFERENCE: Honeywell hot on turbos in EV age

The larger numbers of vehicles using electric motors and driving themselves won’t slow the growth of turbochargers, says Craig Balis, chief technology officer of Honeywell Transportation Systems.