Nissan sues DeltaWing rival

Long-running battle joined again, this time about false advertising
Jun 17, 2015 7:55 AM

Bridgestone boss added to Piedmont board

Garfield joined tire maker in '91
Jun 8, 2015 6:56 AM

Automotive supplier to open Antioch facility

TWB says $18M project will create 41 jobs
Jun 3, 2015 10:35 AM

Not quite yet for NeXovation's speedway buy

NeXovation principals and executives of Dover Motorsports last week amended — for the seventh time — their agreement to have locally based NeXovation buy the Nashville Superspeedway. The parties now expect to close on the deal by July 27, and NeXovation has paid Dover $400,000 (to go with the $2.5 million it has already handed over) and agreed to replenish its escrow account to the tune of $1.5 million by Monday.

May 27, 2015 8:43 AM

TDEC launches electric, hybrid car rebate program

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation has set aside almost $700,000 to be used as incentives for consumers to buy or lease electric or hybrid cars. Starting in mid-June, dealerships can submit papers on behalf of buyers of 12 electric car models, which will be eligible for a $2,500 rebate, and 10 hybrid models, which have a $1,500 rebate attached to them. Check out the details here.

May 22, 2015 8:44 AM

First Acceptance adds to Memphis network

First Acceptance is on a bit of a roll lately. Shares of the Green Hills-based auto insurer (Ticker: FAC) are up more than 30 percent since the end of March, and the company last month said it planned to buy more than 80 stores from Nationwide for more than $34 million. On Monday, the company said it has opened its fourth store in the Memphis area. The new location is the fifth since late last year.

May 19, 2015 8:57 AM

Tire seller to open 'Boro warehouse

Company growing retail network expects to add 200 jobs in next year
May 15, 2015 2:17 PM

Nissan's growing airbag headache

Nissan executives have expanded their recalls of cars that feature airbags made by supplier Takata. The latest notice covers more than 1.5 million vehicles built last decade, with about a fifth of them in North America. Read about the details (and rival Toyota's similar problems) here.

May 13, 2015 10:08 AM

New image for Bridgestone tower shows activated corner

The development team behind the Bridgestone Americas skyscraper now under construction in SoBro has an updated informational packet that shows an image of the tower's base. The rendering shows the northwest corner of the building at street level (at the intersection of the southeast corner of Demonbreun Street and Fourth Avenue South) and with notable pedestrian space. Read more about the project here.

(Image courtesy of Highwoods and Perkins + Will)

May 7, 2015 7:03 AM

Gary Mathews sues Kia after dealer deal terminated

Dealership alleges automaker axed agreement illegally
May 4, 2015 2:33 PM