GM's European slog

Since General Motors' decision to keep the Opel division following its 2009 bankruptcy, the company has had a revolving door of executives and a tough time finding traction in the crowded European market.

 

Ingredients to 50-plus mph

Key pieces of the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze diesel's 52-mpg highway results.

Tech shortage curbs service department growth, survey says

Carlisle & Co. and Fixed Ops Journal asked dealers, general managers, and fixed ops directors about service matters. Among the findings: Technician issues are the biggest barrier to fixed ops growth, yet dealership executives spend little time recruiting techs.

Fixed in time

In the 1940s, the service department of a Ford dealership in California offered an Old West motif along with state-of-the-art lube equipment.

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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.

Redesigned Expedition 'sets the new standard'

The redesigned 2018 Ford Expedition, unveiled last week in Dallas, could signal the big utility's return to prominence in the Ford SUV lineup after it languished since its last freshening in 2003.

Subaru polishes Legacy for 2018

A midcycle refresh for Subaru's Legacy sedan includes a retouched grille, redesigned headlights, improved handling and a more premium interior for the 2018 model year.

9 Chevys get the Redline treatment

Nine Chevrolet vehicles will get the Redline treatment, featuring black wheels with red hash marks and blacked-out nameplates, Chevy logos and grilles.

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