Global EV sales jump 63% as China demand surges
Global EV sales surged 63 percent in the third quarter, largely driven by strong demand in China.
Aston Martin reshapes Vantage to appeal to younger buyers
Aston Martin is pitching the new-generation Vantage to a younger customer group, helped by radical redesign that gives the coupe greater differentiation compared with current...
FCA, Guangzhou look to deepen China tie-up
Fiat Chrysler and Guangzhou Automobile are in talks to deepen their joint venture in China, as the world's largest car market looks to relax some regulations and Guangzhou...
Lincoln's freshened 2019 MKC gets new mesh grille, tech
The freshened 2019 MKC compact crossover, due in showrooms next summer, features new infotainment and safety technology and the mesh grille found on Lincoln's newest products.
Toyota puts U.S. workers on alert: Made-in-Japan Camrys cheaper
Toyota issued an unsettling warning to Kentucky workers building its top-selling Camry sedan: Cut costs now or face an uncertain future.
Dealer puts managers on path to ownership
Dealer Jim Gramm did what few are able to do: Go from sales to ownership. Now, as he grows his group, he wants to help other GMs do what he did.
Ford, Mahindra open to teaming up on EVs in India
Ford and its Indian partner Mahindra & Mahindra could create their own EV line in India to help battle pollution from the vehicles clogging the nation's roads.
NAFTA nations lock horns on U.S. auto demands as fifth round ends
Negotiators square off on Tuesday for the last time in a fifth round of talks to rework NAFTA, with a stalemate brewing on a contentious proposal to ramp up regional content...
Uber hit with $8.9 million fine in Colorado over unqualified drivers
Colorado regulators fined Uber after finding the ride-services company allowed 57 people to drive with invalid driver's licenses or other offenses that would have...
Mahindra prepares 'brand journey' to launch passenger vehicles in U.S.
India's Mahindra & Mahindra, preparing to launch an off-road vehicle in the U.S.
Dealership lobbyist named NHTSA's top lawyer
The White House appointed Jonathan Morrison, a former lobbyist with ties to auto dealerships, as chief counsel of NHTSA.
James Crellin, former director of communications at GM, dies
James Crellin, former director of communications at General Motors, where he worked for 25 years after a short career in journalism, died Nov. 4 at his home in Michigan.
FCA under pressure to recall Chrysler Pacificas for potential stalling problem
The Center for Auto Safety is asking NHTSA to open an investigation and recall the Chrysler Pacifica, which the group says represents an "unreasonable risk" because of a...
Ford to offer plug-in hybrid police sedan
Starting next summer, Ford will sell a plug-in hybrid version of its Fusion-based police sedan that will have an electric range of 21 miles.
Honda to use Facebook to find owners with defective Takata airbags
Honda will use Facebook's custom-audiences tool to find car owners with defective Takata airbags.
Tesla: A distraction from desperation?
Few companies can propose to take on both Freightliner and Ferrari in one night. But the dollars-and-sense business of automaking remains a deep and daily challenge for Tesla.
Economists expect sales of used cars to rise in '18
In contrast to new-vehicle sales, U.S. used-vehicle sales will rise in 2018, even as prices soften, on rising volumes of off-lease vehicles, economists forecast.
How critical is the EV tax credit?
Salespeople would be sad to see the federal tax credit on plug-in electric vehicles disappear. But they're not so sure it's necessary to keep customers interested in EVs.
AutoNation's Jackson: 'I feel like the Cheshire cat'
Where do vanishing new-vehicle profits, a slumping market and an uncertain retail future leave AutoNation? CEO Mike Jackson says he's been preparing for years and likes the...
Infiniti plays with power
Nissan engineers have succeeded in commercializing variable compression engine technology for the new Infiniti QX50.
GM maps route to profitable EVs
The ambitious forecasts suggest that GM has surmounted some of the cost hurdles that make electric vehicles difficult to sell at prices that are affordable to consumers and...
NAFTA defense strategies face political pitfalls
The business community may have some options in trying to save the North American Free Trade Agreement from potential termination at the hands of President Donald Trump.
PSA closes failing Berlin car sharing
While PSA Group works on fine-tuning its mobility services in the United States, it is learning from at least one failed operation launched in Europe.
Mercedes to open Atlanta HQ in March
By next fall, about 1,000 employees of the brand's U.S. distribution arm should be back under one roof for the first time since July 2015,
Dude, where's my flying car?
After a century of failed efforts to make vehicles that can soar above gridlocked traffic, the idea that such contraptions are "just around the corner" might not be so...
Ghosn pressing to bring Renault, Nissan, Mitsu closer
Carlos Ghosn retired this year as Nissan CEO, but as CEO of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, he's laying out strategies to make the three automakers larger and more...
Lithia a winner on Wall St.
Of the six publicly traded new-vehicle dealership groups, Lithia Motors — which prioritized US acquisitions over share buybacks — has drawn the most applause from...
Dealership's refresher class lures buyers back
Subaru Superstore of Chandler has found a way for its customers to willingly come back to the store in droves.
Volvo wins Uber's first robotaxi order
Volvo has signed a framework agreement with Uber on a three-year deal to sell it up to 24,000 cars that will become part of the ride-sharing giant's first robotaxi fleet.
VW raises 2020 sales outlook on emerging-market growth, crossovers
VW has increased its group sales guidance for 2020 on growing demand for its new crossovers in emerging markets such as Brazil and Russia and now expects revenue to exceed...