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Volvo sticks with Uber partnership

Volvo is standing by its partnership with Uber, despite the ride-hailing company's string of public relations disasters, including a high-profile accident this weekend that led to Uber temporarily shutting down its self-driving testing program.
■ Uber resumes self-driving car program in San Francisco after crash
■ Will disruptors of the taxi market become disruptees?

A bitter end for Ferdinand Piech

Ferdinand Piech, a figure of transcendent importance in the history of the auto industry, is selling his 14.7 percent voting stake in the family firm that controls Volkswagen Group. It is the endgame of a bitter family dispute.
■ KEITH CRAIN: Don’t expect Piech to disappear
■ BLOG: Why VW patriarch Piech's parting will be bitter

Early veto reshaped Chevy's new Equinox

Stung by critical feedback in focus groups three years ago, GM decided to go in a different direction with the Chevy Equinox.

How one man triggered a GM recall

Saturn Sky owner Troy Lyman's 67-page report on airbag sensor failures caused a recall of two General Motors cars. Before Lyman, the automaker and the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration had not acted.

The cheap Chinese cars aren't coming

For years, American consumers have been wondering just when they would witness the arrival of ultra-low-priced Chinese cars. Turns out, maybe never.

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Volvo sticks with Uber partnership

Volvo is standing by its partnership with Uber, despite the ride-hailing company's string of public relations disasters, including a high-profile accident this weekend that...

After 41 years, Honda's Mendel drives off

Forty-one years can teach you a lot about the auto industry -- including when it's the right time to go out on top. On April 1, American Honda's John Mendel will do just that.

Ford's health plan: Slim down inventory

Ford is determined to avoid a glut of unsold cars and trucks piling up on dealer lots by trimming production - even if its vehicle volumes are relatively healthy compared to...

Buy-sells shuffle dealership rankings

It's a good time to buy dealerships, says Brian Bates, CEO of Holman Consumer Services. Holman Automotive acquired the 14-rooftop Kuni Automotive in July.

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