GM-Lyft relationship? It's complicated
General Motors has reaped financial benefits and learnings from its $500 million investment in the ride-hailing company Lyft; however, the long-term parameters of the...
Genesis aiming for 85 to 90 stores
Hyundai Motor America plans to tell dealers by year end which markets it has designated for stand-alone Genesis stores, said Brian Smith, who joined the automaker from Toyota...
Hybrids are better for autonomy, Ford says
Ford countered GM's vision for a large-scale self-driving car deployment in 2019 by detailing plans to launch an autonomous hybrid in 2021 for more diverse commercial uses.
Ford will test Internet sales models in China
Ford is using the world's largest vehicle market as a test bed for alternatives to traditional dealer showrooms.
Subaru doesn't need cars for holiday boost
For the second year in a row, Subaru of America's year-end marketing event doesn't include its vehicles.
On recalls, Honda goes the extra mile
It took a while for Honda to recognize the scope of its problem with bad Takata airbag inflators, but since it did, the company has led the way in finding affected vehicles...
An 'olive branch' for BMW dealers
BMW of North America CEO Bernhard Kuhnt is working to revamp the company's culture and improve its relations with the dealership network.
GM making big changes to lighten pickups
It would be the largest-scale automotive application of carbon fiber, whose long, labor-intensive production process and high cost relative to steel and aluminum have limited...
Dealers' optimism strongest in the South
Dealers are positive about the next quarter, but that optimism varies widely by region, a Cox Automotive survey found.
Marketplace showcases GM's remote update capability
Over-the-air updates are seen as a key part of connected and autonomous vehicles, as they allow companies to refine their systems over time and provide real-time updates when...
VW executive convicted in U.S. may seek transfer to Germany, paper says
VW executive Oliver Schmidt, convicted in the U.S. for his role in the automaker's emissions scandal, may ask to serve his prison sentence in Germany, a report said.
Paralympics bring home Toyota message
Many of the devices and mobility concepts the company is highlighting addresses the challenges of personal mobility, including for the elderly, those recovering from an...
Tennessee plant may be VW's EV factory
By building EVs at its plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., Volkswagen is hoping to get a better return on its billion-dollar investment in the facility.
Nissan's robotaxi field-test to be challenge to Waymo
Nissan steps its challenge to Waymo in the race for self-driving cars with plans to field-test robotaxis in downtown Yokohama early next year.
Toyota Avalon relaunch signals faith in sedans
As market-preference pulls further away from sedans, Toyota is redesigning the Avalon as a sign of faith for the segment.
How GM can gain from carbon fiber in trucks
We've known for a long time that General Motors was going to respond in a big way to Ford's lightweight aluminum F-150. Here it comes.
Nissan dangles factory-to-salesperson incentive
Sell a car, get $100.
Costs sink Sommer, but ZF committed to autonomous
Boardroom unease over ongoing acquisitions just brought down ZF's CEO. But the parts giant knows it must press on to be a true global autonomous vehicle competitor.
Mayors, industry press Congress to keep EV rebate in final tax bill
Electric vehicle and clean-energy proponents are urging Congress to preserve a consumer tax credit they insist is critical to mass adoption of the technology.
U.S. transportation chief Elaine Chao to keynote AutoMobili-D expo
Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao will give the keynote speech at the Detroit auto show's AutoMobili-D exposition in January.
Canadian ambassador to U.S. hopeful for NAFTA deal by March
Canada's ambassador to the U.S. said he thinks reaching a March target to revamp NAFTA is still possible.
GM Canada proposes renewable energy plant to power St. Catharines factory
GM Canada is proposing to build a 6.4 megawatt power plant that will use renewable landfill gas as fuel to generate electricity for its St.
AutoCanada gets OK to own GM dealerships
AutoCanada can take full control of General Motors stores now that the automaker has lifted its ban on public ownership.
EU will scrap tariffs on Japan-built cars in trade deal
The EU and Japan concluded negotiations on a free trade deal that will remove EU tariffs of 10 percent on Japanese cars and the 3 percent rate typically applied to car parts.
ZF CEO's 'reckless' buying spree led to his departure
The departure of ZF CEO Stefan Sommer shows that politics and entrepreneurism rarely are a good match.
Bilingual staff just the start to success
Spanish advertising, a bilingual staff and a refined sales strategy have helped Downey Nissan lead the brand in new-vehicle sales to Hispanic customers so far in 2017.
A century of forward-thinking gave rise to F&I office, products of today
In this special section, Automotive News sheds light on a few of the countless people and companies that helped shape the modern dealership F&I office.
Toyota to use Olympic campaign to explain mobility vision
Heeding a call to action from President Akio Toyoda, Toyota marketers are leveraging an eight-year Olympic sponsorship deal and its first global campaign to lay out its...
Industry right-sizes its stocks
Automakers have worked off a yearlong surplus of inventory and enter the busy December selling season with stocks slightly below normal for this time of year.
Intel-Nvidia rivalry gets chippy
Trying to figure out who is in the lead takes patience and math skills.