Ford created the Bacon Fiesta, its tastiest-sounding product since the Ranchero was discontinued in 1979, to promote its line of custom vinyl graphics. It also serves as a shocking reminder that we have only two shopping days left before International Bacon Day on Saturday.
Toyota Motor Sales USA is setting aside rapid market share growth as a priority and will focus on "taking care of the customer" as a primary goal, the company's top sales executive in the United States said today.
Toyota decided not to market its brake-override system as "safe stop" to avoid promising more than the mechanism could deliver for driver safety, the company's top U.S. executive told a California jury.
A reputation-management company that Edmunds accused of submitting fraudulent auto dealership reviews has agreed to permanently stop registering accounts and posting on Edmunds as part of a legal settlement announced today.
Rapid development of fast-charging technologies for electric vehicles will lead to the installation of 199,000 fast-charging stations worldwide by the end of the decade -- more than 100 times the number of the stations in 2012, a study by IHS Automotive says.
Toyota wants to boost capacity in Mexico, but a key executive declined to give a timeline for a new plant. Toyota board member Mark Hogan, a former General Motors executive, said the automaker wants to add "more production capacity" in Mexico.
About 72,000 car dealership and gas station employees in South Africa plan to join striking auto workers next week after a breakdown in wage discussions between employers and the country’s labor unions.
AFS Acceptance, traditionally a deep subprime lender, is branching out a bit. The lender this month purchased the auto loan portfolio of Preferred Automobile Credit, a subprime lender in Orwigsburg, Pa.
Lithia Motors leaders say financing for “special credit” customers has improved but remains a challenge. Lithia secures financing for about half its subprime customers compared with financing more than three-quarters of its other customers.