Ford brand sedans to be nixed in N.A. as company nearly doubles cost-cutting target
Ford said it plans to stop selling all Ford brand sedans in North America and that it has nearly doubled its cost-cutting target by 2022 from the plan it laid out only six...
AutoNation's Jackson, Magna's Stronach named to Automotive Hall of Fame
AutoNation's Mike Jackson, Toyota's Kiichiro Toyoda, Magna's Frank Stronach and Car Talk's Ray and Tom Magliozzi will be inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame.
FCA spiffs dealers to spin Ram through loaner fleets
FCA US, battling a decline in demand for Ram pickups, is offering added April incentives to dealers in the United States who add new trucks to service loaner fleets and count...
Lexus ES redesign goes sportier with F Sport edition
Lexus is so confident in the performance chops of its redesigned ES sedan that it is giving the remake of one of its frumpiest nameplates an F Sport version for the first...
Bosch claims a 'breakthrough' that could save diesel engines
Bosch said its engineers have developed a diesel exhaust system that cuts emissions far below legal limits and can help automakers avoid potential driving bans in Europe.
GM to reinstate 3rd shift in Spring Hill, plans Holden version of GMC Acadia
GM plans to reinstate a third shift at its assembly plant in Tennessee to meet growing demand in the United States for crossovers and add production of an all-new Holden...
Tesla teardown uncovers tech prowess, production shortcomings
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said the company was building advantages in the ability to make electric cars cheaply and efficiently. Those claims keep looking more questionable.
AutoNation names 1st academic to board
AutoNation added the first academic and second woman to its board composed entirely of outside directors under CEO Mike Jackson.
Penske Q1 net soars behind broad gains
First-quarter net income at Penske Automotive Group soared 31 percent to $108 million, powered by profit gains across all areas of the auto retailer's business.
Ford simplifies vehicle distribution network in China, names new leaders
Ford said it's reorganizing its operations in China by simplifying its distribution network and appointing new leaders to replace the CEO who abruptly left in January.
Lithia Q1 net rises 2.6 percent
Lithia Motors' first-quarter net grew on strong service and parts and finance results, despite a drop in new-vehicle sales and narrowing gross profit margins.
Congress to seek VW CEO's testimony in new cheating probe
A House committee has begun a new investigation into allegations of overseas emissions cheating by Volkswagen and was seeking testimony from VW CEO Herbert Diess.
GM banks on Chinese vehicle family to boost Brazil sales
GM is planning for long-term profitability in South America built on the back of draconian cost cutting during Brazil's recession and the same low-cost vehicles it is...
Aston Martin says China spurring another horse-to-cars moment
China's policies to cut pollution are driving a rapid move toward electric vehicles in the world's biggest market and causing upheaval in the global auto industry, Aston...
Calif. pension plan urged to divest automakers that skirt emissions rules
A group of congressional Democrats representing California urged the state's pension system to divest stock from any automaker that follows the Trump administration's plan to...
Audi recalling 1.16 million vehicles worldwide over coolant pump issue
Audi said it was recalling more than a million vehicles worldwide because of concerns that an electric coolant pump could overheat or short-circuit from moisture within the...
U.S. court blocks Trump effort to delay boost in 'gas guzzler' fines
Automakers will face steeper penalties if they fall short of annual federal fuel economy targets after an appeals court blocked a Trump administration move to delay a...
Infiniti readying new platform for electrified cars
Nissan's Infiniti luxury brand will introduce an all-new platform for its entire range when it shifts to exclusively electrified powertrains in 2021.
Trump may tie Mexican immigration control to NAFTA
President Trump threatened to make Mexican immigration control a condition of a new NAFTA agreement, saying the southern neighbor must stop illegal immigrants from getting...
Toyota Avalon gets price bump after redesign
The fifth-generation Toyota Avalon that goes on sale next month as a 2019 model shares almost nothing with the previous generation, including the pricing.
GM Korea, union reach tentative wage deal to avert bankruptcy
GM's South Korean unit said that it has reached a tentative wage deal with its labor union, meeting a key condition laid down by the automaker to prevent it filing for...
Activist investor turns up heat on Hyundai
Activist hedge fund Elliott Management dismissed Hyundai Motor Group's restructuring plan as insufficient on Monday and called on the South Korean conglomerate to adopt a...
No thanks, Ford says to 9-speed offered by GM
Ford has elected not to use GM's nine-speed transmission out of the box, opting instead for two new eight-speed transmissions on vehicles such as the Ford Edge, Ford Transit...
The rise of a used-car powerhouse
Reagor Dykes Auto Group, a budding powerhouse on Automotive News' list of the top 100 dealership groups in used retail sales, sells well beyond its west Texas base.
VW's internal handling of emissions scandal 'unsatisfactory,' U.S. monitor finds
VW's independent monitor, former Deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson, has criticized the automaker's internal response to its emissions scandal, a German newspaper report...
Asbury's Q1 net jumps 18 percent
Asbury Automotive's first-quarter profits jumped 18 percent, driven by F&I and parts and service gains, on a revenue increase approaching 4 percent.
Once an industry joke, electric buses start to dent oil demand
Suddenly, buses with battery-powered motors are a serious matter with the potential to revolutionize city transport -- and add to the forces reshaping the energy industry.
Ferrari pushes possible EV launch beyond 2022
Ferrari Chairman Sergio Marchionne says the supercar brand will not launch a full-electric car until after its next business plan ends in 2022.
PSA first-quarter revenue jumps 42% on Opel-Vauxhall acquisition
PSA revenue rose 42 percent to 18 billion euros ($22 billion) in the first quarter, lifted by its acquisition of Opel-Vauxhall last year.
GM, Volvo team with Amazon to deliver packages to customers' cars
General Motors and Volvo have partnered with Amazon to offer customers in-vehicle delivery of packages in the United States.