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Rare mascots are something to crow about

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2015
Du Pont Motors represented a fairly significant portion of awesome mascots - that's hood ornaments - on the show field at Pebble Beach. There were a handful of rare, coveted Lalique eagles on display, along with one Lalique rooster

Mobility for Tesla? Musk isn't saying -- or is he?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2015
What's behind that eye-popping new share price outlook Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas put on Tesla? Bloomberg reports that the key reason for raising the target to $465 from $280 (the stock closed at $255.25 on Aug.

Cruise extravaganza is a dream for Dodge

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2015
When affordable performance rides are your bread and butter, the Dream Cruise is a marketing bonanza, says Dodge boss Tim Kuniskis, whose brand is on...

Getting behind the gap in public, private dealership profits

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2015
Publicly traded dealership groups' reported first-half profits were much higher than what private dealerships reported to the National Automobile...

Inferno aftermath

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 17, 2015
Global automakers including Volkswagen, Hyundai and Toyota were scrambling last week to assess the damage from a pair of chemical explosions that...

Signs dealership throughput is nearing a peak

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 17, 2015
The average number of new-vehicle sales per dealership is trending toward another record in 2015, according to a study released last week by Urban...

What a difference a Trump -- and a day -- can make for Ford

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 17, 2015
Score another one for Donald Trump.

CarPlay and Android Auto: They're not just for millennials

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 17, 2015
Look past the chrome-ier grille and LED taillights on the refreshed 2016 Accord, and you'll notice Honda has integrated both Apple CarPlay and Google...

Is look-alike a good thing for the Evoque?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10, 2015
That oft-discussed Chinese SUV that resembles the Range Rover Evoque so much went on sale in China last week at about a third of the price of its...

Is Cadillac's next challenger Infiniti?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10, 2015
Audi passed Cadillac in U.S. sales last year, and Acura has moved past the General Motors luxury brand in 2015.

Crossover sales still cruising ahead

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10, 2015
The big sales story of 2015? Well, it hasn't changed much. It's the big changeover to crossovers.

June's EV leader? Guess again

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10, 2015
Battery maker-turned-automaker BYD of China says it led the industry in global electric-vehicle sales in June.

This isn't just a car. It's a hangout

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10, 2015
Looking for a way to entice young people into Chevy stores, a group of Clemson University graduates created a concept vehicle that is one part...

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July's secret sauce? There's 'Nothing bad happening'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10, 2015
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After 1 billion calls, oh, the stories OnStar can tell

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
General Motors' OnStar has fielded 1 billion calls since it was founded in 1996, including one involving a monkey in Mississippi that locked itself...

Aging vehicles may shift the aftermarket sweet spot

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
The average age of light vehicles on American roads is still rising, just not as fast as it once was.

Nissan store takes a factory lump after Trump thump video

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
Yes, Nissan wants to win over Hispanics, but it doesn't like to condone one of its Southern California stores beating up on Donald Trump.

In Bob Lutz's crystal ball, Apple, Google may win

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
Bob Lutz, 83, has been around longer than most in the auto industry.

1,100-hp supercar's problem? 'Too powerful'

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 27, 2015
The founder of Denmark's Zenvo might have to go to a four-wheel-drive system for the next model, just to make the replacement for the 1,104-hp ST1...

Why Hall-of-Famer Penske did not succeed Iacocca

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 27, 2015
Roger Penske, who was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame last week, nearly replaced Lee Iacocca as chairman of Chrysler Corp. in 1991.

Pickups are picking up premium price tags

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 27, 2015
Last week, Ford introduced a Limited version of the F-150 that will start at about $60,000 and will likely top $70,000 when loaded with options.

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