UAW leaders have agreed to close one of the training centers that the union formed with the Detroit 3 in the 1980s. It likely signals the end, or at least a major overhaul, of the other two as well.
The industry's plans to electrify powertrains has some big suppliers looking for opportunities in the battery world and developing innovations in the process.
In a AAA survey, 71 percent of respondents stated that they are afraid to ride in fully self-driving vehicles.
Continental chief Elmar Degenhart wants to turn the company's powertrain division into a stronger asset — whether it's spun off or listed.