Carmakers fearing retaliation keep pushing against China tariffs
Just because President Trump's proposed tariffs aren't targeting cars and parts arriving from China doesn't mean the threat is over.
BMW hires new creative ad agency in U.S.
BMW appointed Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, which has handled advertising for Chevrolet, Saturn and most recently Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, as its lead creative ad agency...
Trump sets China tariff plan, edges away from global trade war
President Donald Trump signed a presidential memorandum on Thursday that could impose tariffs on up to $60 billion of imports from China, although the move was far removed...
Daughter of Uber autonomous vehicle victim retains lawyer
The daughter of the woman killed by an Uber self-driving vehicle has retained a personal injury lawyer, underlying the high stakes of the first known fatality caused by an...
Fiat Chrysler settles with family of 'Star Trek' actor over fatal accident
The family of late "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin has settled a wrongful death lawsuit with FCA over the rollaway crash of a Jeep Grand Cherokee that killed the actor almost...
AutoCanada buys Chicago dealership group
AutoCanada, Canada's only publicly traded auto retailer, is buying most of the Grossinger Auto Group in Chicago, giving it a foothold in the United States -- with plans for...
CDK launches open exchange for software developers
CDK's new app store-like open development platform Fortellis aims to enable innovation and commercialization of software solutions.
BUICK-GMC: For dealers, profitability is the focus
Buick-GMC dealers' profitability is not only the top priority for the brand's new national dealer council chairman. It's the top three.
AUDI: 'True partners' with dealers
Profitability has been the key issue for Audi dealers for years, but while pressure on new-vehicle sales margins remains, some of the stress of dealership profitability has...
MAZDA: Positioned for sales growth, better profits
Mazda dealers in the U.S. are positioned to see sales growth and improved profits, dealer council chairman Jim Bagan said.
HONDA: Strong lineup can help navigate bumpy road
Brian Benstock believes Honda's product lineup has what it takes to get the automaker through potentially bumpy times ahead.
VW: New management responsive to dealers
The past year for Volkswagen dealers has seen at least some progress toward normalcy as the brand's sales recovered from the devastating impact of the automaker's diesel...
BMW: Dealers, automaker working on their relationship
BMW of North America and its dealers are working this year to come up with compromises on several contested policies as the parties continue to work on rebuilding their...
INFINITI: Dealers see big win from QX50
Infiniti is poised for a sales gain from the redesigned QX50 crossover, even as it works to keep inventories in check.
TOYOTA: Dealers want products 'we know we can sell'
With Toyota aggressively realigning production to reflect the consumer shift toward light trucks, Toyota National Dealers' Advisory Council Chairman Mike White sees a strong...
Dana lands contracts amid efforts to merge with GKN unit
Dana will supply front and rear axles for next-generation Jaguar and Land Rover models under a contract worth more than $400 million.
Ford, India's Mahindra to develop SUVs, electric vehicle
Ford and India's Mahindra & Mahindra said they have signed an agreement to develop midsize and compact SUVs and an electric vehicle.
Jaguar Land Rover and BlackBerry to collaborate on technical architecture
Jaguar Land Rover and BlackBerry will work together to develop a new software architecture for the automaker's next-generation vehicles.
MINI: Dealers want to know the brand's vision
With Mini's U.S. sales at less than half the 100,000 that was once the brand's long-term outlook, U.S. dealers are looking for answers on where the brand is going.
HYUNDAI: Dealers hope crossover push isn't too late
Andrew DiFeo says Hyundai Motor America's problems stem from one thing: overproduction of the wrong kinds of vehicles.
MITSUBISHI: Outlander PHEV leads sales charge
Mitsubishi Motors North America is coming off its best sales year in the U.S. since 2007.
NISSAN: Dealers prepare for new era
Nissan dealer Tim Hill says the franchise is now focusing on dealer profitability -- a positive change as industry sales begin to slow.
KIA: Dealers buoyed by bolstered crossover lineup
Kia's sales slipped in 2017, but with in-demand products rolling out this year, dealers are hopeful that sales and profitability will tick up.
LEXUS: RX L teamwork sets upbeat tone
Carl Sewell III is well into his second year as chairman of the Lexus National Dealer Advisory Council as the group celebrates the work it has done with the automaker to...
JLR: Dealers revved up by new products
Fresh off record Land Rover sales in 2017 and another solid year of growth for Jaguar, 2018 brings more new products, including low-production, high-performance vehicles.
PORSCHE: 2018 will be a balancing act
Porsche dealers are generally happy and looking forward to another good year.
Autoliv will get new CEO after electronics business spinoff
Autoliv CEO Jan Carlson will become head of the supplier's electronics business, Veoneer.
BMW says EV mass production is not viable until 2020
BMW will hold back the mass rollout of electric cars because its latest technology is not profitable enough for volume production, CEO Harald Krueger told analysts.
Ford loses chief brand officer, CEO of Smart Mobility unit
Ford Motor Co. is losing the head of its smart mobility subsidiary and its chief brand officer less than two years after each joined the company.
Uber self-driving car video shows operator was distracted before fatal crash
Video taken from onboard cameras in a fatal self-driving car crash shows the operator did not have his eyes on the road and the pedestrian was visible for at least a second...