New-gen pickups win high marks for safety
Crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety have violently demonstrated just how safe the latest generation of pickups has become, even compared with models from only a few years ago.
VW to spend $50.2 billion on electric, autonomous vehicles by 2023
Volkswagen Group said it will spend 44 billion euros ($50.2 billion) on electric vehicles, digitalization, autonomous driving and new mobility services by 2023. The 44 billion euro plan is 10 billion euros ($11.
Muscle cars do the heavy lifting
Pennsylvania dealerships' annual car show builds brand recognition while raising money for a heartwarming charitable cause.
Toyota, Mazda will launch $1.6 billion Alabama plant construction next month
The Toyota-Mazda manufacturing joint venture said it planned to begin construction next month of its giant $1.6 billion assembly plant in Alabama, with hopes of launching production in 2021.
Porsche sees gold in classic cars
Porsche is looking to expand its Porsche Classic operations to build its lucrative vehicle service business through its U.S. dealerships.
Trump wants acting EPA head Wheeler to become permanent
President Donald Trump said he would nominate the acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew Wheeler, to take on the position permanently.
Toyota pumps mojo into redesigned Corolla
The revamped 2020 Toyota Corolla sedan will hit the streets on a new platform and with a more powerful engine option and edgier design that gives off a more athletic look.
Maserati seeks to reverse sales, profit slide after being treated 'almost like a mass-market brand'
FCA's slumping Maserati business is a headache for new CEO Mike Manley after the brand's profitability and vehicle sales went into a steep slide.
Trump upbeat about trade deal after receiving China response
President Trump said he is optimistic about resolving the trade dispute with China after receiving a response to his demands from Beijing, ahead of a meeting this month with China's Xi Jinping.
Musk's infamous tweet creates layers of litigation for Tesla
Elon Musk's infamous tweet saying he'd secured funding to take Tesla private did so much damage to so many different kinds of investors that he should have multiple class-action suits, lawyers said.
Ex-Bosch engineers seek to make self-driving cars safer
A company formed by two veteran Bosch engineers is seeking to make the open-source software that powers many experimental self-driving cars safe and reliable.
Jeep Gladiator pickup: A first look
Fiat Chrysler accidentally -- or maybe on purpose -- leaked pictures and specs of the new Jeep pickup that goes on sale next year.
Daimler Financial chairman's retirement spurs leadership changes at Mercedes-Benz captive
Peter Zieringer, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA, will leave his post to lead Daimler Financial Services' European operations. Peter Henn will replace him.
Supplier Dayco receives two offers, could fetch $1 billion, report says
Dayco, a maker of engine parts for vehicles and industrial equipment, has received offers from bidders including Apollo Global and Gores Group, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.
Honda's revived Passport will slot between CR-V and Pilot
The Honda Passport, being revived as a two-row crossover slotted between the CR-V and Pilot, will compete next year with the Ford Edge, Chevrolet's new Blazer, Hyundai's Santa Fe and Nissan's Murano.
Industry groups say steel and auto tariffs undermine USMCA
Auto industry groups used a trade commission hearing to warn about the ill effects from U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs, and potential new tariffs on autos and auto parts.
Uber has a new rival in the world's most congested city
China' Didi Chuxing says it will butt heads with Uber in Mexico City, Latin America's biggest metropolis, starting as soon as next month. And a startup owned by Daimler also is coming to town.
Ford's blueprint to turn self-driving tech into profits
Just because Ford doesn't have plans to launch a commercial business with autonomous vehicles until 2021 does not necessarily mean the company is behind, argues Sherif Marakby, CEO of Ford Autonomous Vehicles.
AutoNation teams up with Fair in latest digital outreach
AutoNation is partnering with Fair, a used-vehicle leasing subscription service, to offer customers a flexible lease option.
Ford dealership in S. Calif. faces backlash over 'smoking hot' sales promotion
A Southern California Ford dealership is facing heavy criticism for "smoking hot" promotions on new vehicles launched during what have become the
E.U. would strike back at U.S. car tariffs, trade chief warns
The European Union would retaliate against any U.S. decision to impose tariffs on car imports, though the bloc hopes it can avoid such a confrontation, European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said.
Uber revenue slows as quarterly loss surges to $1.1 billion
Uber's sales are dramatically slowing even as the ride-hailing company is spending more to fuel global growth, particularly in its food delivery business.
Porsche, Mini top luxury and mass-market segments in sales satisfaction study
Porsche tops the luxury segment, while the Mini brand ranked highest in the mass-market segment in J.D. Power's latest sales satisfaction study.
No more Explorers in Egypt: Ford drops crossover from low-volume markets
The automaker is adjusting where it sells certain models and is reducing the number of available parts on a number of vehicles as it looks to maximize profits amid a global restructuring.
Data shows grim picture of driving behavior near schools
A leading traffic analytics company has compiled a detailed portrait of driver behavior on roads surrounding more than 125,000 schools across the country.
Key Democrat demands changes to new North America trade deal
President Donald Trump's new trade deal with Canada and Mexico needs changes to win support from Democrats, according to a senior House Democrat in line to influence trade policy in the new Congress.
Karma partners with online car-shopping platform
Karma Automotive, formerly Fisker Automotive, has partnered with Drive Motors, an online car-shopping and financing platform, in an effort to expand its scope despite its small dealership count.
Dealerships, recyclers will get EPA waivers for airbag disposal
The EPA will waive some hazardous waste regulations for auto dealerships and other businesses disposing of airbags in hopes of ensuring proper disposal of potentially deadly Takata airbag inflators.
Scooter startup Lime launches car-sharing service in Seattle
Lime, the scooter startup company that has spread bikes and scooters around the country over the last year, will start spreading around Lime-branded cars, too.
Musk's 'Teslaquila' prompts sobering opposition from the tequila industry
Elon Musk and Mexico's tequila producers could be headed for a collision after the drink's industry group opposed the Tesla CEO's efforts to trademark an alcoholic drink dubbed "Teslaquila."