Automotive News Automaker News Feed http://www.autonews.com News, blogs and commentary from the leader in North American automotive news en-us Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:00:00 EST Hyundai lessee wins new trial over sunroof with mind of its own http://www.autonews.com/article/20141025/LEGALFILE/310279995/hyundai-lessee-wins-new-trial-over-sunroof-with-mind-of-its-own Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:01:00 EST The owner of a Hyundai Genesis with a sunroof that repeatedly opened and closed on its own has won a new trial in his lawsuit against Hyundai Motor America and the California dealership from which he leased the car. Cadillac full speed ahead in China http://www.autonews.com/article/20141025/GLOBAL03/310279996/cadillac-full-speed-ahead-in-china Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:01:00 EST Despite slowing sales growth in China, General Motors is doubling down on the country with a bold expansion plan that could make it Cadillac's biggest market within six years. Porsche cashes in on turnaround with consultancy business http://www.autonews.comhttp://europe.autonews.com/article/20141025/ANE/310229909/porsche-cashes-in-on-turnaround-with-consultancy-business Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:01:00 EST Porsche's experience of recovering from the brink of insolvency two decades ago to become a profit engine for Volkswagen has helped it with the development of a consultancy business with a growing list of high-profile clients. Renault exec sees fuel-efficient Eolab concept selling for same price as a Clio http://www.autonews.comhttp://europe.autonews.com/article/20141025/ANE/141029889/renault-exec-sees-fuel-efficient-eolab-concept-selling-for-same Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:01:00 EST Renault could sell the Eolab ultra fuel-efficient concept for a similar price to a diesel-powered Clio if it decided to build the car, Thierry Bollore, the company's chief competitive officer, said. The Clio DCi 90 costs 18,500 euros in France. China has room for PSA's upscale DS brand http://www.autonews.comhttp://europe.autonews.com/article/20141025/BLOG15/141029885/china-has-room-for-psas-upscale-ds-brand Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:01:00 EST PSA/Peugeot-Citroen's upscale DS brand is on track to be successful in China because of consumer demand for French luxury goods, but it is unlikely to be a serious rival to the popular German premium brands. Ford plans to overhaul Lincoln with $5 billion push, report says http://www.autonews.com/article/20141024/RETAIL03/141029873/ford-plans-to-overhaul-lincoln-with-5-billion-push-report-says Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:13:00 EST New Ford CEO Mark Fields, with the renewed backing of Executive Chairman Bill Ford and the company's board, has committed the automaker to a multiyear, multibillion-dollar overhaul of Lincoln that includes a significant investment in a new premium... Ford's Fields takes his lumps in Q3, looks to next year http://www.autonews.com/article/20141024/OEM01/141029892/fords-fields-takes-his-lumps-in-q3-looks-to-next-year Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:06:40 EST Ford CEO Mark Fields today delivered the first report card on his performance since taking over for Alan Mulally. He gave every sign that he'll have more to show off next year. Ford snubs bid to divert Mexico investment to Canada, union says http://www.autonews.com/article/20141024/OEM01/141029880/ford-snubs-bid-to-divert-mexico-investment-to-canada-union-says Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:38:27 EST Ford has rejected a proposal to invest in engine plants in Windsor, Ontario, and decided to put the money in Mexico as the automaker originally planned, the head of Canada's autoworkers' union said. Rick Case to sell first N.A. 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C for charity's sake http://www.autonews.com/article/20141024/BLOG06/141029875/rick-case-to-sell-first-n-a-2015-alfa-romeo-4c-for-charitys-sake Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:09:06 EST The first new Alfa Romeo to be sold in this country in 20 years will be auctioned next week for charity. That's thanks to Rick and Rita Case, owners of Rick Case Automotive Group in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. GM wins appeal, dismissal of Spyker lawsuit upheld http://www.autonews.com/article/20141024/OEM01/141029876/gm-wins-appeal-dismissal-of-spyker-lawsuit-upheld Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:48:54 EST GM persuaded a federal appeals court to uphold the dismissal of a $3 billion lawsuit in which Spyker accused it of derailing a plan to sell the Swedish automaker Saab to a Chinese company. %]