Sales

Fusion nameplate will outlive sedan

Despite plans to kill the Fusion midsize sedan in the U.S. next year, the automaker will keep the Fusion name alive. Just not as a sedan.


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.

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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.

Number to watch: $41 billion

A forecast for two aftermarket trade groups predicts aftermarket parts sales will hit $327 billion in 2021, a $41 billion dollar increase over 2017 levels.

VW T-Cross: Too small for North America

It's not coming to the U.S. or Canada, but Volkswagen hopes its T-Cross small crossover will appeal to young families in urban areas almost everywhere else in the world.

U.S. sales outlook: What goes up...

Rising interest rates, higher gasoline prices and the threat of a tariff-fueled trade war haven't slowed auto sales in 2018. But headwinds are increasing. Some industry experts see a saturated market pumped up by incentives.

Toyota's triangle strategy to ease Tacoma, Tundra shortages

The Guanajuato factory being built in Mexico is the final piece in a three-plant, two-country triangle that will boost production of the segment-leading Tacoma and full-size Tundra pickups. It will also pave the way for new products and economies of scale, Toyota executives said.


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