Hacking hoax tests security protocols

A claim that a team of hackers had gained access to troves of dealerships' sensitive consumer data spooked dealership software giants. The claim was a hoax.

 

Obituaries

Bob White, one of the founders of the Canadian Auto Workers, died at the age of 81. Michigan dealer Dick Huvaere died at the age of 72.

Dealers

A look at dealer awards handed out to Ford, Honda and Mazda dealerships.

Taking the car out after 40 years

An old Jeep Wagoneer was left in a beachfront garage out toward the end of Cape Cod in the 1970s. And As long-term parking goes, this could have gone

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Mercedes may join U.S. midsize-pickup party

The U.S. midsize pickup segment is undergoing a sales resurgence and an accompanying product blitz. It may get even more crowded as German executives last week hinted that the Mercedes-Benz X class might come to the U.S.

Jeep Compass priced from $22,090

The redesigned 2017 Jeep Compass will start at more than $22,000. The compact crossover is expected to be the second most-fuel efficient Jeep after the Renegade.

Buick Enclave grows more muscular for 2018

The redesigned 2018 Buick Enclave will be sleeker and more muscular than the current version, spy photos shot in the Detroit area indicate. The exterior of the large crossover is less rigid and bulbous than the first generation and features Buick’s new signature styling that debuted on the popular Avenir concept sedan at the 2015 Detroit auto show.

Cadillac crossover breaks cover

The Cadillac XT3, a compact crossover scheduled to go on sale next year, was spotted for the first time last week during winter testing.

Marchionne: Alfa to get 2 more crossovers

The Giulia Sport Wagon may have disappeared from Alfa Romeo's product plans, but Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says Alfa, which is launching its first crossover, will soon have two more crossovers.

Redesigned Hyundai Accent grows slightly, takes on siblings' look

The 2018 redesign of the Hyundai Accent brings the subcompact sedan's styling into line with the brand's other offerings. The Accent, which made its world debut today at the Canadian International Auto Show, features a grille, headlights and wraparound taillights similar to other recently redesigned models in the Hyundai lineup such as the Elantra GT, unveiled earlier this month in Chicago.

Mitsubishi revives Eclipse badge for new compact crossover

Mitsubishi will resurrect the venerable Eclipse name in the new compact crossover it unveils at next month's Geneva auto show, hoping to marshal memories of the popular sporty coupe that helped build the brand's reputation for performance.

Audi's 2018 A6 styling stands apart from A4, A8

Spy shots taken in Germany of the redesigned 2018 Audi A6 show that the sedan will largely keep true to its current form, but become further differentiated from the smaller A4 and larger A8 sedans.

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