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Porsche has developed an all-carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic wheel and says it will be the first global automaker to offer the wheel when it debuts in early 2018 as an option on the 911 Turbo S Exclusive series.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 6:03 pm
UAW Vice President Norwood Jewell's name has surfaced in the ongoing U.S. investigation into possible corruption between executives at FCA and the UAW.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 5:06 pm
How can terrified parents of newly qualified teen drivers persuade them to drive safely? Toyota has come up with what could be an ingenious method -- embarrassing them.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 3:05 pm
Top Tesla investors Fidelity Investments and T. Rowe Price cut their holdings in the second quarter and indicated they were taking profits from the electric car maker stock.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 12:01 pm
Ford's newly minted CEO doesn't foresee a robot takeover when it comes to the advent of autonomous vehicles.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 12:09 am
Ford, Chevy and Dodge will turn to the Woodward Dream Cruise, a classic-car celebration in suburban Detroit, on Saturday to generate some marketing buzz on their offerings.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 9:25 pm
German carmakers Daimler and BMW may be in talks to combine their car-sharing services Car2Go and DriveNow, the CEO of car rental company and DriveNow partner Sixt hinted.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 9:03 pm
Tesla has responded to comments made in a Tuesday guest blog on the Automotive News website by Washington, D.C., businessman Alain Cohen.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 7:13 pm
BMW is returning to the roadster market and previews the styling with the Concept Z4 -- the automaker's vision of a modern, small and sporty car. The next Z4, due in 2019, features a new lightweight platform and is expected to grow in size.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 5:45 pm
The Canadians may be characteristically polite as they carry out negotiations to amend NAFTA, but apparently they won't be pushovers.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 5:07 pm
GM thwarted a $15 million settlement between the company's bankruptcy trust and plaintiffs that would have forced the automaker to contribute $1 billion in stock, prompting claims of a secret plot.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 4:46 pm
Ford agreed to pay $10 million to settle sexual and racial harassment allegations by workers at two Chicago plants, resolving an investigation by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 4:24 pm
The Manheim Market Report has been bolstered to deliver more detailed valuations of used vehicles and thus streamline the remarketing process.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 3:50 pm
Hyundai is placing electric vehicles at the center of its product strategy -- one that includes plans for a premium long-distance electric car.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 11:19 am
A mechanical and aeronautical engineer who led development of the first Jeep Cherokee and Ford's original GT40, Roy Lunn helped pioneer unitized bodies for SUVs to help meet fuel-economy requirements.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 11:16 pm
A new lawsuit accuses the federal government of being too slow to implement rules requiring that rear seat vehicle passengers be warned when they fail to buckle their seat belts.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 8:17 pm
A group of business leaders and President Trump announced the disbandment of the president's Strategic and Policy Forum, which originally included GM CEO Mary Barra and more than a dozen other CEOs from several industries.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 7:58 pm
GM suspended Alphons Iacobelli after federal officials accused him of being at the center of a multiyear, multimillion-dollar conspiracy while previously leading labor negotiations at FCA.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 7:41 pm
The federal government isn't interested in incremental changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement and instead will pursue a major overhaul of the treaty that includes tighter rules of origin,
Posted: August 16, 2017, 6:07 pm
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Mini Financial Services and TD Auto Finance topped their segments in lender services satisfaction among auto dealers, a JD Power report said.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 5:00 pm
In the latest new video to join our viral video charts, Hyundai shows off the Verna sedan for the Indian market. The subcompact sedan is sold as the Accent in the United States.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 4:30 pm
New York dealership Nissan of New Rochelle has agreed to pay more than $298,000 in restitution and penalties for deceptively charging hundreds of customers for a phony anti-theft product.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 4:22 pm
A federal judge overseeing the bankruptcy of Takata's business in the United States halted lawsuits for 90 days against automakers brought by victims of its faulty airbag inflators.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 4:20 pm
Geely Automobile Holdings said that first-half profit more than doubled, scoring its fastest earnings growth in eight years as cars designed with Volvo won over domestic consumers.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 12:01 pm
Chinese carmaker Geely Automobile Holdings denied that it planned to make a takeover bid for Fiat Chrysler, following an Automotive News report this week that it was a potential suitor for the Italian company.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 11:27 am
The freshened F-150 pickup enters a market in which the competition is expected to significantly increase, with redesigned pickups from top rivals.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 5:01 am
Negotiators from Canada, Mexico and the United States are aiming for an "ambitious" first round of trade talks, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday, as the countries try to fast-track a deal to modernize the 23-year-old pact by early next year.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 12:03 am
After taking flak on social media, Dodge took down posts promoting drag races that took place the same day the driver of one of its vehicles killed a protester in Charlottesville, Va.
Posted: August 15, 2017, 8:13 pm
Three-wheel vehicle producer Elio Motors is seeking to raise $100 million -- and fast -- as the company seeks to shore up its deteriorating finances.
Posted: August 15, 2017, 7:16 pm
Call me an early adopter. I bought the 892nd Tesla roadster to come off the line in 2010. There were problems. Then I bought a second, and a third.
Posted: August 15, 2017, 2:59 pm
The idea was nothing short of revolutionary: Convert the nation's millions of trucks, buses and other commercial vehicles to run on natural gas instead of gasoline and diesel.
Posted: August 15, 2017, 12:52 pm
A move under consideration by the Trump administration could ease tough fuel-efficiency standards set to take effect in 2021 on light trucks, the bulwark of US auto industry sales and profits.
Posted: August 15, 2017, 12:10 pm
The Center for Auto Safety has appointed an official with a track record in federal government consumer protection agencies as its new executive director, the advocacy group said Tuesday
Posted: August 15, 2017, 11:39 am
Carvana reported a $39 million net loss in the second quarter, more than double the loss recorded in the same period a year ago, as revenue escalated 142 percent for the online retailer.
Posted: August 14, 2017, 8:37 pm
Canada's negotiating objectives for NAFTA include reducing red tape associated with border transport, harmonizing regulations and guaranteeing labor rights and environmental protection.
Posted: August 14, 2017, 6:34 pm
For the first time in roughly 10 years, New York state does not appear on Urban Science's annual ranking of states with the most new dealerships. Texas added the most stores in 2016, and Florida came in second.
Posted: August 14, 2017, 11:00 am
Toyota is forging ahead in all three NAFTA countries at a time when other automakers are sounding more cautious.
Posted: August 14, 2017, 5:01 am
A casual, targeted approach is an important tool for all finance managers when selling to millennials, experts say. That's especially true given their growing impact on the auto market.
Posted: August 14, 2017, 5:01 am
Cox Automotive, which has made a flurry of acquisitions in recent years, is reducing its workforce by roughly 3 percent, according to an internal memo obtained by Automotive News.
Posted: August 14, 2017, 5:01 am
Bob Mallon, who died Aug. 3, left a major legacy with the National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation, which he founded.
Posted: August 14, 2017, 5:01 am
Key players, negotiating strategies, wish lists and more for the U.S., Canada, Mexico, automakers, suppliers and organized labor
Posted: August 14, 2017, 5:01 am
After an employee survey revealed widespread discontent, Ricart Ford used Ford Motor Co.'s Consumer Experience Movement program to cut turnover and improve sales.
Posted: August 14, 2017, 5:01 am
Chinese automakers are facing government pressure to buy foreign companies -- and FCA makes an attractive target. At least one Chinese offer has been made, but FCA rejected it for not being enough.
Posted: August 14, 2017, 5:01 am
Auto brands are overlooking certain segments within minority groups and falling into the trap of putting ethnic consumers into boxes defined by old stereotypes.
Posted: August 14, 2017, 5:01 am
Daimler's microcar brand will lose more than two-thirds of its U.S. dealerships after its lineup goes all-electric this year.
Posted: August 14, 2017, 5:01 am
Partial ownership makes the deal easier to digest and smooths relationships with the factory.
Posted: August 14, 2017, 5:01 am
Even if listeners can't catch a word of it, the fast-talk disclosures at the end of radio ads serve an important purpose.
Posted: August 14, 2017, 5:01 am
Automakers and free-trade proponents warn that even minor adjustments to the rules of origin could upset the carefully constructed balance of economic interests among the U.S., Mexico and Canada.
Posted: August 13, 2017, 5:01 am
Within American Honda's walls, the bread-and-butter Accord family car commands deep respect, while Acura remains stuck in a second-fiddle role.
Posted: August 13, 2017, 5:01 am
With a refreshed model for 2018, Honda is looking to pump some life back into its premier luxury car.
Posted: August 13, 2017, 5:01 am