Ford F series on record sales pace, despite hurdles
Thanks to a blistering first-half pace, Ford Motor Co. might sell more big pickups in the U.S. this year than it ever has, shattering a 14-year-old record set at the height of the housing boom.
Denny Hecker: A changed man?
The onetime Minneapolis car-dealing kingpin, whose over-the-top lifestyle and spectacular fall in the wake of the Great Recession shattered lives and left him with a mountain of debt, is free -- and he's talking.
Tariff threat hangs over Subaru's bullish plan
Subaru has big plans for growth in the U.S. market — as long as Trump's tariffs don't get in the way.
GM discontinues Chevrolet City Express small van
General Motors has dropped the Chevrolet City Express, a small work van which the automaker has marketed under a partnership with Nissan since 2014.
Ford agrees to $299.1 million Takata 'economic loss' settlement
Ford agreed to a $299.1 million so-called economic loss settlement covering at least 6 million U.S. vehicles with potentially faulty Takata airbag inflators, court documents show.
Elon Musk can't take his own advice and Tesla shares fall
Even after admonishing himself for engaging with detractors on Twitter, Elon Musk was at it again this weekend. Tesla shares were down in mid-afternoon trading.
CDK to acquire ELEAD1ONE
Dealership software giant CDK Global struck a deal to acquire ELEAD1ONE, a provider of customer relationship management, service and marketing solutions.
Ex-Apple engineer pleads not guilty in trade secret theft case
A former Apple engineer charged with stealing driverless car secrets for a Chinese startup pleaded not guilty in federal court in San Jose, Calif.
Uber being probed for gender discrimination, report says
Uber is under investigation by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for alleged gender discrimination on issues such as pay, according to media reports.
Automakers likely to spread out tariff costs, analysts predict
Automakers with domestic plants will seek to minimize the impact of potential U.S. tariffs on imported vehicles and auto parts by spreading the extra costs across their entire U.S. fleets, not just vehicles shipped from overseas.
BMW, Mercedes boxed in by tariff battles
Mercedes-Benz and BMW stand to lose most from tit-for-tat import tariffs imposed first by the U.S. on China and then reciprocated. Unfortunately for both, there isn't much they can do to shield themselves from the fallout.
Trump puts BMW at center of political battle
How did BMW, whose Spartanburg, S.C., plant has been acclaimed as a symbol of America's resurgence as an auto manufacturer and exporter, become a symbol of the threat to America's manufacturing base instead? BMW is wondering the same thing.
Subscriptions dismissed as a 'rich person's toy'
Several automakers are experimenting with subscription services, but Edmunds says the math doesn't work out for consumers.
Chevy underestimated the overachieving Blazer
Chevrolet's owners magazine looks back at the origins of the Blazer with last month's unveiling of a 2019 version as a midsize crossover.
Genesis G70 debut nears with retail network still sorting itself out
Uncertainty has been a common theme around the dapper Genesis G70's U.S. launch — not because of the product itself, but rather the retail infrastructure surrounding it.
World's cheapest car too much bang for the buck
Tata Motor's Nano, dubbed the world's cheapest car, has all but died in India, with lessons for automakers on frugal engineering.
An STP treatment for the wheels of justice, perhaps?
Say what you will about the efficiency of the U.S. government and the slow-rolling wheels of justice, but things eventually get worked out.
Government rebates could protect Canada's auto industry from certain tariffs
Canadian government customs provisions are expected to soften the blow on the country's powerful automotive industry from retaliatory tariffs on U.S. steel, according to trade lawyers.
GM leads in adding minority dealerships
GM topped the industry in minority dealer appointments in 2017, but is seeking more candidates for certain regional markets such as the north-central region.
Tesla eyes China as U.S. output struggles
Tesla took a big step toward expanding its manufacturing footprint overseas, signing a preliminary agreement to build a plant in China, but it also gave more indications that demand for its most affordable electric vehicle has faded...
Magna isn't 'de-merging,' says Walker
Magna International is bucking a trend. It's CEO, Don Walker says the company isn't separating autonomous vehicles from its mainstream operations.
Inventories up slightly, below ’17
The industry started July with an estimated 3,961,800 unsold vehicles on-hand in the U.S., a 69-day supply.
Key survey question proves priceless
Manitoba's Birchwood Auto Group believes that extremely pithy customer surveys generate more insight into clients' experiences than longer, traditional ones.
Supply chain pain: 'Dude, where's my container?'
Five automakers and their supply chains are linking up with an Ohio analytics company to root out billions in industry logistics inefficiencies.
U.S. lights come on for China's Rebo
Chinese auto supplier Rebo enters the North American market with its purchase of Federal-Mogul's lighting division.
McLaren's 600LT isn't your boulevard cruiser
The 600LT, billed as the lightest, most powerful and quickest road-legal Sports Series McLaren, debuted at the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed in southern England.
Adding scents to prevent carsickness
International Automotive Components Group is researching adding scents that would serve a purpose to the vehicle occupants: preventing motion sickness.
EV batteries of the future hit the track
Automakers have long used racing to nurture new consumer technology, and the Formula E racing series is no different when it comes to advancing EV batteries -- on and off the track.
Uber rival Gett mulls sale of ride-sharing startup Juno, report says
Gett, the ride-hailing app that competes with Uber, is weighing an exit from the United States, just over a year after spending $200 million to enter the market.
Widow of former UAW vice president sentenced to 18 months in prison
Monica Morgan, widow of former UAW Vice President General Holiefield, was sentenced to 18 months in prison Friday as part of a federal corruption probe of misappropriated funds at a Chrysler-UAW training center.