General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra, who started the job last month, may receive total compensation this year of $14.4 million, $10 million more than the largest U.S. automaker previously disclosed.
General Motors is rolling back controversial changes it made last year to its purchasing contract, including new terms that some suppliers believed exposed them to greater warranty liability.
Volkswagen workers will vote this week on whether they wish to be represented for purposes of collective bargaining by the UAW? The answer rendered by the 1,500 workers eligible to vote could have profound implications for the future of the U.S. auto industry and organized labor.
Kia Motors America's marketing boss, Michael Sprague, will assume the new role of executive vice president of sales and marketing following the departure of Tom Loveless, Kia's executive vice president of sales.
Aston Martin is recalling most of its sports cars built since late 2007 after discovering a Chinese sub-supplier was using counterfeit plastic material in a part supplied to the luxury sports carmaker.
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The Department of Transportation announced Monday that it was moving forward with "connected vehicle technology" and the potential issues that automakers may face with respect to sharing bandwith with other connected devices.
U.S. regulators are creating a rule that would require all new vehicles to be able to "talk" to one another using wireless technology, which the Department of Transportation said would significantly reduce accidents on U.S. roads and alleviate traffic congestion.
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A former president and former vice president of Japan's Diamond Electric Manufacturing Co Ltd have agreed to plead guilty to conspiring to fix the prices of ignition coils used in cars.
With no succession plan in place and retirement looming in about five years, dealer Linda Eich DesJardins needed an exit strategy that would preserve her family's business that dates back more than 110 years.
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