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Rivian seeks big spark with GM, Amazon deal

Rivian Automotive LLC is moving to gain an edge over bigger electric-car rivals before it even starts manufacturing plug-in pickups. The startup is in talks with General Motors Co. and Amazon.com Inc. about an investment that would value the company at $1 billion to...

GM names chairman of Northrop Grumman to board

General Motors is adding the former CEO of a global aerospace and defense giant to its board of directors.The automaker said Monday that Wes Bush, chairman of the Northrop Grumman Corp. board of directors, will become a director, expanding the size of the board to 13....

Toyota signals a broader truck push

CHICAGO — Toyota’s broader light-truck strategy came into sharper focus at last week’s Chicago Auto Show. While the refreshed Tacoma and new trim levels for the Sequoia, RAV4 and Land Cruiser certainly will play a part, the automaker’s actions across its...