Geely says it has no plan to buy FCA
Geely said it has no plan to buy Fiat Chrysler, denying an Automotive News report that the company was one of the Chinese suitors for the Italian automaker.
Fiat Chrysler joins BMW, Intel self-driving alliance
Fiat Chrysler is joining the self-driving alliance led by BMW, Intel and Mobileye, becoming the second automaker in the year-old group to opt to partner in developing an...
Dodge deletes 'Roadkill' posts after social-media backlash
After taking flak on social media, Dodge took down posts promoting drag races that took place the same day the driver of one of its vehicles killed a protester in...
NAFTA negotiators aim for 'ambitious' start to talks
Negotiators from Canada, Mexico and the United States are aiming for an "ambitious" first round of trade talks, a senior U.S.
Should Barra join CEOs quitting Trump panels?
As President Trump seemingly stumbles from one crisis to another, GM and CEO Mary Barra find themselves mired in a major public-relations dilemma.
Frankfurt, other big auto shows struggle as brands shift investment
The number of automakers skipping next month's Frankfurt auto show highlights a shift in thinking among carmakers as they increasingly opt for their own events or choose to...
Three-wheeler producer Elio Motors seeks to raise $100M
Three-wheel vehicle producer Elio Motors is seeking to raise $100 million -- and fast -- as the company seeks to shore up its deteriorating finances.
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Why this Tesla fan thinks the company is losing its way
Call me an early adopter. I bought the 892nd Tesla roadster to come off the line in 2010. There were problems. Then I bought a second, and a third.
Why the natural-gas car revolution sputtered out
The idea was nothing short of revolutionary: Convert the nation's millions of trucks, buses and other commercial vehicles to run on natural gas instead of gasoline and diesel.
Profit-rich trucks may catch break in Trump auto review
A move under consideration by the Trump administration could ease tough fuel-efficiency standards set to take effect in 2021 on light trucks, the bulwark of U.S.
Center for Auto Safety names Ditlow's successor
The Center for Auto Safety has appointed an official with a track record in federal government consumer protection agencies as its new executive director, the advocacy group...
Merkel sees Germany joining gasoline, diesel car bans
Germany must eventually follow other European countries in banning the sale of new gasoline and diesel cars, Chancellor Angela Merkel said, conceding for the first time that...
Chinese automakers covet FCA
Chinese automakers are facing government pressure to buy foreign companies -- and FCA makes an attractive target.
Could Smart get any smaller?
Daimler's microcar brand will lose more than two-thirds of its U.S. dealerships after its lineup goes all-electric this year.
Cox sheds staff through layoffs, retirements
Cox Automotive, which has made a flurry of acquisitions in recent years, is reducing its workforce by roughly 3 percent, according to an internal memo obtained by Automotive...
Canada lays out its NAFTA priorities
Canada's negotiating objectives for NAFTA include reducing red tape associated with border transport, harmonizing regulations and guaranteeing labor rights and environmental...
Why Toyota is doubling down on N. America
Toyota is forging ahead in all three NAFTA countries at a time when other automakers are sounding more cautious.
Texas, Fla. outpace N.Y., Calif. in adding new stores
For the first time in roughly 10 years, New York state does not appear on Urban Science's annual ranking of states with the most new dealerships.
Investors buy in, but sellers stay on
Partial ownership makes the deal easier to digest and smooths relationships with the factory.
Dealership thought its workers were happy. They weren't.
After an employee survey revealed widespread discontent, Ricart Ford used Ford Motor Co.'s Consumer Experience Movement program to cut turnover and improve sales.
Geely earnings double on cars co-developed with Volvo
Geely Automobile Holdings said that first-half profit more than doubled, scoring its fastest earnings growth in eight years as cars designed with its Swedish unit Volvo won...
Carvana posts $39 million Q2 loss as business expands
Carvana reported a $39 million net loss in the second quarter, more than double the loss recorded in the same period a year ago, as revenue escalated 142 percent for the...
NAFTA rewrite: Who wants what
Key players, negotiating strategies, wish lists and more for the U.S., Canada, Mexico, automakers, suppliers and organized labor
Bob Mallon's $13 million legacy
Bob Mallon, who died Aug. 3, left a major legacy with the National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation, which he founded.
Legalese at hyperspeed: What's the point?
Even if listeners can’t catch a word of it, the fast-talk disclosures at the end of radio ads serve an important purpose.
Auto brands overlook niches in ethnic marketing
Auto brands are overlooking certain segments within minority groups and falling into the trap of putting ethnic consumers into boxes defined by old stereotypes.
F&I for Generation Y: Be casual, creative
A casual, targeted approach is an important tool for all finance managers when selling to millennials, experts say.
Canadians shift to smaller, more frequent, auto loans repayments
Canadians are making smaller payments more frequently on auto term loans as new financing offers lure buyers away from the monthly billing cycle.
NAFTA's touchiest issue: rules of origin
Automakers and free-trade proponents warn that even minor adjustments to the rules of origin could upset the carefully constructed balance of economic interests among the U.S.
Accord gets the goodies, while Acura waits
Within American Honda's walls, the bread-and-butter Accord family car commands deep respect, while Acura remains stuck in a second-fiddle role.