Ex-dealer wins $256M jury award from Nissan finance unit
After years of legal wrangling, ex-Nissan dealer Mike Kahn has been awarded $256 million by a jury against Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp.
Fiat Chrysler sued by U.S. over excess diesel emissions
The Justice Department filed a civil lawsuit accusing Fiat Chrysler of using software to bypass emissions controls in diesel vehicles.
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Dodge puts a price tag on 2018 Challenger SRT Demon
Get your pocketbooks ready. After lots of speculation, pricing on the Dodge Demon will start at $86,090 with the destination charge and a gas guzzler tax.
Storm damage forces cargo diversion at Laredo border crossing
Auto parts deliveries to manufacturers and suppliers have been delayed at the Laredo, Texas, port of entry after heavy storms and flash floods on Sunday.
New Ford CEO Hackett conjures up memories of Mulally
It was déjà vu at Ford's world headquarters as Executive Chairman Bill Ford took the stage and introduced Jim Hackett as the automaker's new "transformational,"...
Study says drivers don't trust ride-hailing firms to build self-driving cars
Consumers are less likely to view ride-hailing companies as reliable autonomous-vehicle manufacturers, according to a global study published by Inrix.
Volvo preps dressed-down interior for XC40
New spy shots show the Volvo XC40 compact crossover may have a more dressed-down interior than its bigger XC90 and XC60 siblings.
Industry wants NAFTA rules of origin untouched
The auto industries of the U.S., Canada and Mexico agree there should be no changes to rules of origin in NAFTA, the president of the Mexican automakers association said.
Detroit 3 to skip connected car-themed Tokyo show
This year's Tokyo Motor Show is positioning itself as a connected car showcase of trends "beyond the motor," but the futuristic theme isn't enough to draw the Detroit 3.
Subaru may electrify lineup in r&d push
Subaru is considering electric versions of its existing models under the automaker's first foray into the technology, as it joins peers around the world in pouring cash into...
Daimler offices searched by German prosecutors in emissions probe
German prosecutors searched 11 Daimler sites as part of a fraud probe related to false advertising and the possible manipulation of exhaust gas after-treatment in diesel cars.
Jaguar Land Rover profit margin improves on China, U.S. demand
Jaguar Land Rover's profit margin improved in its latest quarter on strong demand for SUVs in major markets including China and the US.
VW's Mueller says culture change could still take years
VW Group CEO Matthias Mueller said some managers are resisting the automaker's push for a new era of accountability after its emissions fraud.
Lexus patient with fixed-price program
A year into the Lexus Plus no-haggle pricing program, the expected waves of dealers joining are only ripples. But brand executives say a slow and steady pace has its benefits.
Smart prices 2017 electric 2-seat coupe from $24,550
As it goes to an all-electric strategy, Smart USA is dropping the price of its redesigned 2017 Smart Electric Drive coupe by $1,200 when it goes on sale this summer.
Toyota, tech firms explore blockchain for driverless cars
Toyota Research Institute said it has teamed up with MIT Media lab and five other companies to explore blockchain technology for the development of driverless cars.
VW's soccer sponsorship in limbo as automaker cuts costs
VW's expensively assembled soccer team VfL Wolfsburg face relegation from Germany's Bundesliga for the first time in 20 years.crisis.
Daimler's battery gigafactory begins Europe challenge to Tesla
Daimler will break ground on plant in Germany that will assemble lithium ion energy-storage units.
What's the succession plan at AutoNation?
A series of high-level executive departures at AutoNation -- highlighted by COO Bill Berman's abrupt departure last week -- has raised questions about the succession plan for...
Nissan execs hint at upcoming EV crossover
Nissan is working on a concept vehicle that will showcase its ideas for intelligent mobility and foreshadow an all-electric crossover.
India exit puts GM in 'right markets'
GM CEO Mary Barra signaled that GM isn't planning any more major reductions to its geographic profile.
Trade officials seek end to border hassles
North American trade officials say synchronizing regulations and improving infrastructure at ports of entry are as important as trade agreements.
How Toyota transforms America's best-selling car to compete for other titles
Turning the latest generation of the production Camry into the NASCAR racing version required even more than the usual feats of styling and engineering that went into past...
Penske, Crain and the obsession that unites them
As a young man, Penske did well enough to be named Driver of the Year by Sports Illustrated in 1961. But Penske soon would make a decision that would change his life.
U.S. regulators open probe into timing of Hyundai, Kia recalls
NHTSA could impose steep fines if it determines that recalls for engine defects -- prompted by a South Korean whistleblower -- weren't conducted in a timely manner and didn't...
BMW aims to be electrification, connectivity leader
BMW will focus on leadership in electric drivetrains and connectivity rather than solely increasing global vehicle sales, the company's CEO says.
GM to cut 600 South Africa jobs as it pulls out of country
600 workers out of 1,500 at GM in South Africa will lose their jobs by July after the automaker decided to sell its local operations.
Unifor's Dias 'confident' Ford will honor commitment to Canada under new CEO
Unifor President Jerry Dias said he is not concerned about potential job cuts under new Ford CEO Jim Hackett, who oversaw about 12,000 layoffs during his tenure as the head...