FCA preparing to name Pietro Gorlier as Europe chief, report says
Fiat Chrysler is nearing the appointment of Pietro Gorlier, COO of its components business, as the new head of Europe as part of a broad reorganization that may be announced as early as this week, people familiar with the matter told...
Ford paid $90M for Detroit train station, city records show
The disclosure puts an end to months of speculation about how much the automaker ponied up for the vacant building off Michigan Avenue in Detroit's Corktown neighborhood. Ford finalized the depot purchase May 22.
Ford's Hinrichs: 'Very important' for Canada to be in reworked NAFTA
Ford's head of global operations said he's optimistic all three countries can reach an agreement, despite news late last week that talks between the U.S. and Canada had stalled.
Who can replace Jackson as voice of the industry?
The transition to a new CEO could make for a real tone shift at AutoNation.
When a 'likable' salesman goes 'rogue'
The nation's highest-volume Porsche dealership is trying to extricate itself from a scandal involving a former employee who is accused of pocketing over $2.
Pollak: Days are numbered for 'days on the lot' pricing
Days on the lot is as up to date a metric as a sundial, says Dale Pollak, who proposes evaluating a vehicle's investment quality instead.
Company settles with feds over sale of emissions control defeat devices
Derive Systems agreed to pay $6.
Calif. heat, foul air set stage for Trump tailpipe debate
To test how Americans feel about its plan for rolling back car and truck pollution standards, the Trump administration is holding an initial public hearing on Monday in Fresno, Calif.
VW parts ways with U.S. ad agency Deutsch amid global review
Interpublic's Deutsch has lost the Volkswagen creative account in the U.S. as the automaker nears the end of its global agency review, people familiar with the matter told Advertising Age.
Toyota reportedly agrees to add Android Auto to vehicles
Toyota agreed to add Android Auto to its vehicles, a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg, ending years of resistance to the Google infotainment software because of safety and security concerns.
California urges Trump administration to abandon mpg plan
California's top air regulator urged the Trump administration to abandon a plan to freeze fuel efficiency standards through 2026, as automakers urged state and federal regulators to reach agreement to extend nationwide rules.
Canada's PM says informal NAFTA talks likely in next few days at U.N.
U.S. and Canadian officials trying to reach a deal on NAFTA are "very likely" to hold informal talks on the sidelines of a major U.N. meeting in the next few days, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said
Reagor Dykes bankruptcy sale approved for November
Groups handling the dealership group's assets are supposed to resolve automakers' objections by next month.
Retail innovator O'Neil retiring from Cox
Cox Automotive COO Mark O'Neil, who helped start CarMax and Dealertrack, will step down Feb. 1 after three decades in auto retailing.
Audi e-tron won't be stocked by dealers
With its reservation model, Audi aims to ensure that its e-tron electric vehicle is profitable for both dealers and the factory.
Florence damage less than Harvey, still significant
The damage caused by Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas is still significant, despite looking minimal compared with previous hurricanes that hit more densely populated areas of the United States.
As Mercedes plans to ship GLC to U.S., India gains traction as exporter
While the U.S. industry is transfixed on the rise of China as a critical market and manufacturing base, another Asian country is stepping onto the stage: India.
Lincoln rethinks subscription experiment
While Lincoln has no plans to discontinue its subscription pilot, officials say they'll have to alter the service — including getting dealerships more involved — if it's ever to grow beyond the test phase.
How Kia's new Telluride rumbled onto the runway
The surprise sneak peek at New York Fashion Week was another example of Kia showing up in unexpected places, such as the luxury sports sedan segment and the top tier of the industry's quality rankings.
BorgWarner CEO: Bring on the electrics
BorgWarner is reaching an enviable position for a traditional engine parts supplier -- it won't care what kind of a propulsion system a customer wants.
Refreshed Chevy Volt sings a new tune to warn pedestrians
The 2019 Chevy Volt includes a new version of an external sound feature designed to meet coming federal regulations for EVs and hybird vehicles that run quietly at low speeds.
Audi plans to revive Horch name on version of the A8
Mercedes-Benz resurrected Maybach a while back. Now sources say Audi will do the same with Horch.
How Aston Martin will make its EV growl
Aston Martin plans to convert the Rapide to a limited-edition electric vehicle so the company can learn how to deliver EVs to customers addicted to its trademark gasoline growl.
Aging used cars ripen on lots
Used-car lots still have too many units that have sat for 60 days or longer, or even more than 45 days, says used-car guru Dale Pollak.
Tesla fighters, utility vehicles are a la mode in Paris
The Paris auto show marks the start of the fight back by German premium automakers against Tesla's dominance of the market for full-electric luxury vehicles.
Tesla has full pipeline after slow ramp-up of Model 3
Tesla Inc's challenging Model 3 production ramp-up has pushed back output of the $35,000 base-price Standard Range version, but the company still has a full plate of updates and new products planned.
Mazda turns to more virtual engineering to cut costs
Managing Executive Officer Mitsuo Hitomi says the move will help Mazda juggle the massive complexity of new technologies on a shoestring budget.
Caddy dealers cheered by product preview
Dealers gathered in Las Vegas last week for a conference that included looks at the new XT6 three-row crossover, CT4 and CT5 sedans, and the next-generation Escalade.
Porsche, in shift toward hybrids, EVs, drops diesels
Porsche will stop offering diesel versions of its light vehicles, marking the latest blow for the technology that has come under intense scrutiny by regulators and environmental groups.
Kia's K900 gets fine-tuning from Biermann
Kia's next K900 is banking on the influence of German master tuner Albert Biermann.