GM on pickup mpg: 'Don't look at the label'
GM argues that EPA fuel economy ratings for its 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine don't tell the whole story.
Ford aims to simplify -- again
Reducing the number of side-mirror configurations on the Explorer is a small change but a telling example of how Ford let itself fall back out of shape after tiptoeing around bankruptcy -- and the sort of bloat CEO Jim Hackett sees as a...
Subaru chooses Crosstrek for first plug-in hybrid
Subaru seeks to electrify at the Los Angeles Auto Show with the brand's first plug-in hybrid, a gasoline-electric version of the Crosstrek that arrives in U.S. dealerships by year end.
Musk reopens door to Daimler with vow to inquire on electric van
Elon Musk floated the idea of working with a familiar ally on electric work vans after being guilt-tripped on Twitter for using fuel-burning vehicles to service Tesla models.
Colorado adopts California clean-car standard
Colorado has become the 13th state, along with the District of Columbia, to adopt low-emission vehicle standards based on those of California. The state's dealer group criticized the decision as a misguided interference in the free market.
Industry on edge with trade pact signing near
Provisional agreement on a new North American trade pact was supposed to reduce economic uncertainty for the industry after months of acrimonious negotiations. But less than two weeks before the official signing of the U.S.
Zotye's U.S. goal: No-hassle retailing
Chinese automaker Zotye has begun signing up U.S. retailers and plans to "really shake things up" when it comes to factory-dealer norms.
Used-vehicle space ripe for innovation
The need for traditional dealers to get innovative in the pre-owned space was apparent at the 2018 Used Car Week annual event in Scottsdale, Ariz.
What JCI sale isn't: Prelude to a leap into EV batteries
JCI's big battery unit just sold for billions -- and believe it or not, electric vehicles are not where the future action is.
Online auctions key to wholesalers' future
Online auctions and the digital tools that accompany them are key to vehicle wholesalers' futures.
Penske, Lithia to workers: Get a physical, save money
Penske Automotive Group Inc. and other public retailers are offering financial rewards to employees and their spouses for things like getting a physical or completing biometric screenings.
Can quieter Corolla make some noise?
The redesigned Corolla must prove it can deliver more stability and power to Toyota's U.S. car sales, which are down 11 percent this year.
VW: $50 billion for EVs, mobility
Volkswagen plans to spend about €44 billion ($50 billion) over the next five years on a comprehensive electrified mobility strategy that includes making at least 15 million battery-powered autos and further research into autonomous...
Honda manager tackles new terrain
In a rare move, Honda chose someone from its powersports division to lead manufacturing for a car, the third-generation Insight.
AutoNation and Scott Painter patch things up
After a public feud over customer-data access led to a severed contract, AutoNation and TrueCar made amends. Now, the dealership group is giving ex-TrueCar CEO Scott Painter a second chance.
LAMBORGHINI'S STEFANO DOMENICALI: Challenges ahead
Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali is wrestling with how to shape the company's fourth product
PSA'S CARLOS TAVARES: French automaker on track with U.S. plans
The French automaker, PSA group, is on track with its plans to return to the U.S. through its newly created PSA North America.
While the novelty wears off for most retro-styled cars, Challenger powers on
Everything old may be new again, but eventually, everything that's new again grows old. Except, perhaps, for the Dodge Challenger.
Who's watching the watchers?
Onboard cameras are beginning to watch drivers to make sure they have their eyes on the road. Is this a Pandora's box of privacy issues?
Mulally preaches routine in times of disruption
Former Ford Motor Co. CEO Alan Mulally, speaking at the National Auto Auction Association's annual convention, said consistent analysis is the best way for leaders to assess disruptive technologies.
Ford, Toyota recognized for commitment to diversity
Rainbow Coalition President Jesse Jackson said Toyota "seems to have the idea that doing business with us is good for business, not the cost of doing business."
Nissan's U.S. profit push bogs down as sales slow
Nissan says its push to improve profitability in the crucial U.S. market is taking more time and money than expected.
With help from AutoNation and Ford, a battered Florida store's managers and employees look ahead
The community surrounding AutoNation Ford Panama City looks like a war zone after Hurricane Michael. Still, dealership employees have found a sense of normalcy and routine in returning to the battered store.
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.
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.
Muscle cars do the heavy lifting
Pennsylvania dealerships' annual car show builds brand recognition while raising money for a heartwarming charitable cause.
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 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, 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.
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.