GM Can’t Wait Around for Trump to Win a Trade War
July 8, 2018

Last year, Corporate America was all about press releases announcing lofty U.S. hiring plans. The new fad is to threaten the reverse.

On Friday, General Motors Co. joined Harley-Davidson Inc. and bourbon maker Brown-Forman Corp. in calling out the negative impact Continue reading

Ford Is About to Abandon American Sedans
May 1, 2018
  • Cars will be just 10% of its North American portfolio by 2020
  • Wall Street cheers CEO Hackett’s ‘bold and decisive action’

The Model T, the ’32 deuce coupe, the Thunderbird, the Mustang: For much of its 115-year history, Ford Motor Continue reading

Ford Says Farewell to Mass-Market Cars
February 16, 2018

Ford Motor Co., the 114-year-old automaker that put the world on wheels, is turning away from its original mission of selling sedans to the masses.

The company responsible for launching the modern carmaking era with Henry Ford’s assembly line Continue reading

Mercedes Plots Tesla Attack With $1 Billion U.S. Electric Push
October 6, 2017

Daimler AG plans to spend $1 billion to start production of Mercedes-Benz electric vehicles at its Alabama factory, setting the world’s largest luxury-car maker up to battle with battery-car specialist Tesla Inc. on its home turf.

The German automaker will Continue reading