AutoNation Q1 net rises 2.3% on flat revenue
AutoNation's first-quarter net income rose 2.3 percent to $98.1 million on parts and service growth, while revenue inched up 0.4 percent to $5.14 billion.
Lyft drivers claim Uber illegally unleashed Hell spyware to gain edge
Lyft drivers accused Uber in a lawsuit of illegally tracking their whereabouts using spyware code-named Hell to gain a competitive edge in the ride-hailing market.
China targets 35 million vehicle sales by 2025, NEVs to make up one-fifth
China is targeting 35 million vehicle sales by 2025 and wants new energy vehicles to make up at least one-fifth of the total.
Google will begin testing autonomous cars with consumers
After almost a decade of research, Google's autonomous car project is close to becoming a real service as it begins testing its vehicles with consumers.
Ghosn wants Mitsubishi to reform, rules out Nissan merger
Nissan and Mitsubishi CEO Carlos Ghosn ruled out a full merger of the two automakers, but said he wants changes at the smaller company.
Continental will increase investment in EV technology
Continental will invest an additional $326 million in electric-car technology as its customers including VW Group and Ford raise their investment in electric and ultimately...
French prosecutors open formal probe into PSA emissions
French prosecutors have opened a formal investigation into suspected emissions test-cheating by PSA.
Flex-N-Gate breaks ground for $95 million plant in Detroit
Flex-N-Gate broke ground on a $95 million plant on Detroit's east side that Mayor Mike Duggan touted as the largest supplier investment in the city in more than two decades.
Buffett seeks exemption from Texas law
Warren Buffett has run afoul of the same Texas law that prevents Elon Musk from selling Teslas at factory-owned stores.
Amazon builds team for autonomous vehicle technology
Amazon has quietly pulled together a team to home in on autonomous vehicle technology and how to leverage it for the online retail giant's needs, potentially aiding its quest...
GM bid to block ignition-switch suits rejected by Supreme Court
GM's efforts to block hundreds of lawsuits over its ignition-switch defects broke down when the Supreme Court refused to hear its appeal claiming the suits were barred by the...
Basic NAFTA deal likely by mid-2018, says Chamber of Commerce chief
The United States, Mexico and Canada are likely to reach a basic accord over reworking NAFTA by the middle of next year, the head of America's biggest business lobby group...
Electric-car revolution faces its biggest test
Are electric cars ready to stand on their own? If you took a spin down to the New York auto show, the answer is probably a hard "no."
BMW dealers cry out for more 5 series
As the launch of the redesigned 2017 BMW 5 series ramps up, U.S. dealers have a common refrain: More cars!
Tesla's big Model 3 bet rides on risky assembly line strategy
Elon Musk took many risks with the technology in Tesla's cars on the way to surpassing Ford's market value.
VW whistleblower was a U.S. executive
A new book on the VW diesel emissions scandal asserts that it was an American VW executive who first disclosed VW's criminal acts to regulators.
GM may lead stampede out of Venezuela
Now that General Motors is pulling out of Venezuela, the question on the minds of industry analysts and local auto workers is: Who's next?
Off-lease glut? That ain't the problem
A glut of vehicles is threatening the industry's good times. But contrary to the predictions and pundits, it's not too many used vehicles. It's too many new ones.
Mustang-Camaro rivalry takes root in China
The all-American vibe of Mustangs and Camaros is beginning to resonate in China -- even at twice the price.
Can Buick's Avenir track Denali's ascent?
While Buick's high-end Avenir may have a hard time matching GMC's Denali in the U.S.
O'Reilly dump gets customer feedback
Just 10 days after advertisers -- led by prominent automakers -- began pulling advertising from Bill O'Reilly's TV show in the midst of a sexual harassment controversy, the...
Japan dreams of a hydrogen society
As home market to two of the three global carmakers selling hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, Japan is understandably optimistic about the outlook for hydrogen-powered cars.
Detroit execs see no breakthrough in Japan
Despite President Donald Trump's tough talk on trade with Japan, Detroit automakers see no path to higher sales there, even with a negotiated breakthrough.
Porsche dealers want more than a Panamera wagon
The 5-seat Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo wagon will go on sale in the U.S. at the end of 2017. But dealers still want a five-seat Panamera sedan.
AMERICAN AXLE'S DAVID DAUCH: Supplier finds itself in a 'sweet spot'
American Axle CEO David Dauch is in the sweet spot as the company absorbs its Metaldyne acquisition.
New airbag injury highlights Honda’s struggle
The convoluted history of a 2002 Honda Accord involved in a March 3 crash shows the challenge Honda faces in keeping defective Takata airbag inflators out of circulation.
Spirit of dealership's mascot lives on
Bella, a greyhound, helped customers and staff bond and relax at Freehold Buick-GMC.
Dealer uses her fashion sense to drive sales
Bowman Chevrolet is Michigan's second-fastest-growing Chevy dealership thanks in part to its owner's fashion-industry skills.
Ford's Q1 results will set tone for rough '17
Higher parts costs for newly launched vehicles add to the pressures on Ford's earnings, which have been dinged by recalls and technology investments.
Where to discover self-driving secrets
Autonomous vehicle development has become highly competitive, and companies working on the technology tend to hold their plans close to the vest.