Profit-rich trucks may catch break in Trump auto review

A move under consideration by the Trump administration could ease tough fuel-efficiency standards set to take effect in 2021 on light trucks, the bulwark of U.S. auto industry sales and profits.


Canadians shift to smaller, more frequent, auto loans repayments

Canadians are making smaller payments more frequently on auto term loans as new financing offers lure buyers away from the monthly billing cycle.

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Hertz CEO touts turnaround plan after Q2 loss

Hertz says it is making advances slimming its bloated fleet of fast-depreciating cars, tempering concerns about the rental-car company's financial footing as tech giants challenge its business model.

Penske bullish on used-car ventures

When Penske Automotive agreed to buy CarSense in the U.S. and CarShop in the U.K., Chairman Roger Penske said he was "cautiously optimistic" about the used-car ventures. He has since dropped the "cautiously."

N.A. an anchor on Honda earnings

North America emerged as a weak link for Honda in the latest quarter as falling regional sales and profits weighed down a meager uptick in global operating profit.

HYUNDAI-KIA: Declines hit most cars, crossovers

Hyundai attributed its decline mostly to a drop in fleet sales, which it said amounted to less than 10 percent of its volume for the month. Yet in an era of hot crossover sales, even its Sante Fe sales were down. Hyundai-Kia is still looking for its first monthly sales gain of 2017.

HONDA: Tight supplies hamper trucks

Dogged by tight supply of its best-known light-truck models and despite an increase in incentive spending, American Honda posted a 1.2 percent decline in July sales to 150,980 units.

SUBARU: Streak rolls on

While other automakers are reporting sales declines, Subaru of America continues to march toward another record-setting year.

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