Autos coverage from Reuters.
Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Wednesday reiterated Canada's opposition to proposed U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs due to come into force next week, as pressure mounted to seal a quick deal on updating NAFTA.
General Motors Co <GM.N> and the South Korean government are considering raising the size of their investment in the U.S. automaker's South Korean subsidiary from a previously proposed $2.8 billion, a senior government official with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.
German luxury carmaker BMW <BMWG.DE> expects the pace of growth of its China sales to almost halve this year, the firm's chief executive said on Wednesday, amid a broader slowdown in the world's largest auto market.
German luxury carmaker Audi AG <NSUG.DE> aims to double China production with local partner China FAW Group Corp Ltd [SASACJ.UL] within five years, its chief executive said on Wednesday, as global automakers look to localize in the world's largest vehicle market.
Guangzhou Automobile Group Co Ltd (GAC) <601238.SS> on Wednesday said a brewing trade war between China and the United States could hurt the Chinese automaker's plans to break into the U.S. market if tariff barriers were raised.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday a new North American Free Trade Agreement could be agreed on quickly, as Canada hailed progress on forging new rules for the auto industry, the pivotal issue in talks to revamp the 24-year-old accord.
Foreign corporations cannot be sued in American courts for human rights abuses committed overseas, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday, refusing to revive a lawsuit claiming Jordan-based Arab Bank Plc helped finance militant attacks in Israel and the Palestinian territories.
Harley-Davidson Inc <HOG.N> stood by its full-year shipments forecast and said it expects dealers to sell more motorcycles in overseas markets, offering a glimmer of hope to a business struggling with an aging customer base in the United States.
China's Didi Chuxing, already disrupting the global ride-hailing market and taking on U.S. rival Uber, has its sights set on an even bigger potential prize: designing and getting built its own dedicated fleet of Didi cars.
General Motors' South Korean unit has averted a bankruptcy filing, but analysts and customers, as well as the South Korean government, are debating how long the loss-making company will remain in business.
Volkswagen AG's <VOWG_p.DE> chief executive Herbert Diess said on Tuesday that a Chinese tariff hike on U.S vehicle imports would be tough for the firm, amid a brewing trade war and threats of punitive tariffs exchanged between Washington and Beijing.
An autonomous driving electric vehicle may not take to the sky any time soon but could one day start to look a bit like The Jetsons’ flying car - a glass bubble without the long hood that is a signature feature of today's gasoline-fueled cars.
U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management dismissed Hyundai Motor Group's restructuring plan as insufficient on Monday and called on the South Korean conglomerate to adopt a holding company strategy and appoint more independent board members.
Hyundai Motor Group <005380.KS> said it would continue to communicate with shareholders and investors, including Elliott Management, over its proposed restructuring plan.
Chinese battery maker Tianjin Lishen plans to open a sales office in Germany, its first in Europe, and is in talks to supply local auto makers with batteries used to power electric vehicles, a source at the company told Reuters.
General Motors Co's (GM) South Korean unit dropped a plan to consider filing for bankruptcy after winning concessions on pay, bonuses and benefits from its labor union in a tentative deal reached on Monday.
German Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has told a newspaper she does not think software updates for diesel vehicles in Germany will be enough to solve air quality problems and that hardware retrofits are the only way to avoid driving bans.
Canada and Mexico on Friday said good progress had been made in talks with the United States to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and that ministers would meet again on Tuesday as they push to wrap up a deal.
Planned job cuts at carmaker Opel will save enough cash to meet owner PSA Group's turnaround targets, the works council chief said on Friday, as Opel workers' rejection of further concessions began to draw criticism from other PSA unions.