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Tata looks for Jaguar Land Rover partners, but rules out sale

Tata looks for Jaguar Land Rover partners, but rules out sale

The Indian conglomerate that owns Jaguar Land Rover said it is open to finding partners for the automaker but isn’t planning on selling the embattled unit.


Ex-employee

Ex-employee's lawsuit claims Mercedes dealer used racial slurs, boasted of overcharging black customers

Jeffrey Turner says in the federal lawsuit filed last week that Mercedes-Benz of Lafayette fired him in October 2017 after he reported offensive conduct to the automaker. He is seeking damages and a trial by jury.


Hearst Magazines to operate Autoweek under license agreement

Hearst Magazines to operate Autoweek under license agreement

Under the agreement, Hearst Autos will produce the digital publication on Autoweek.com, and the website will be hosted on Hearst's proprietary content platform MediaOS. The print publication will cease. 


NADA elects Minnesota

NADA elects Minnesota's Paul Walser as next vice chairman

The National Automobile Dealers Association has elected Minnesota's Paul Walser as its next vice chairman, meaning he is likely to serve as chairman in 2021.


AutoNation criticized for selling used cars under recall

AutoNation criticized for selling used cars under recall

Advocacy groups found 285 vehicles — about 1 in 9 used vehicles it reviewed — were for sale with unrepaired recall defects, although it is legal under federal law to sell such vehicles.


Renault, Waymo partner on potential self-driving route from Paris airport

Renault, Waymo partner on potential self-driving route from Paris airport

The route between Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris and La Defense, a huge business district west of the city, is regarded as ideal for shared, self-driving cars that would compliment trains, taxis and buses.


VW

VW's 'heart of the market' BEV pricing strategy aims for wrong organ

The pricing plan for the ID4 crossover, which launches next year, ignores the company's egregious recent past. If Volkswagen wants to atone for its sins, its first battery-electric vehicle needs to be much cheaper.


Corvette, in midengine form, is comfy, civilized supercar

Corvette, in midengine form, is comfy, civilized supercar

One thing Chevrolet has not shared many details about may be the car's biggest selling point: its refinement, comfort and civility. The 2020 Corvette is as easy to drive as an Impala.


Hyundai Motor Group plans to invest $34.6 billion in mobility tech by 2025

Hyundai Motor Group plans to invest $34.6 billion in mobility tech by 2025

The investment plan, which has the backing of South Korea's government, encompasses autonomous, connected and electric vehicles as well as technology for ride-sharing.


GM, UAW likely to reach tentative deal Wednesday, report says

GM, UAW likely to reach tentative deal Wednesday, report says

GM and the UAW were nearing a deal Tuesday and have agreed to terms on most issues but were finalizing the wording on some matters, sources told Reuters. GM CEO Mary Barra and President Mark Reuss joined the talks Tuesday, signaling that a deal could be close.