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With 2020 Corvette, GM tries again to slot motor behind driver

It's an engineering challenge to drop the engine in the rear of a vehicle. GM has tried three times to sell cars with the motor behind the driver. All are viewed as failures.

Ford tells U.S. dealers to repair small-car transmissions for free

In the July 12 memo, Ford says dealerships should "arrange to diagnose the vehicle and repair as necessary." The fixes can be applied to 2011-17 models, many of which are out of warranty.

BMW taps factory man Zipse as CEO

Oliver Zipse, 55, will take over as BMW CEO on Aug. 16, replacing Harald Krueger, who will step down. Zipse was said to be in a horserace for the CEO job with another strong contender, Klaus Froehlich.

Nissan recalls more than 91,000 Titan pickups over electrical short

The recall notice, which covers some 2017-19 Titans, said the alternator harness could have been damaged during the engine installation process.

Ally's auto originations inch up in Q2

Used-vehicle loan originations accounted for more than half of Ally's auto originations for the sixth consecutive quarter.