China's BAIC in talks to take Daimler stake, report says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2015 | UPDATED: July 27 19:30 CET - new story
Chinese automaker BAIC Motor is in talks with Daimler about taking a stake in the German luxury carmaker, Reuters reported. If a deal is completed BAIC will become one of Daimler's top shareholders after Kuwait and Renault-Nissan.

Tesla Model S breaks Consumer Reports' test scale

6:43 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2015 | UPDATED: 8/27/15 3:31 pm ET - Top-scoring models added
Tesla's high-performance Model S P85D scored a 103 on Consumer Reports' ratings scale meant to top out at 100, forcing the magazine to recalibrate its ratings.

Ferrari considers appointing Marchionne as new CEO, report says

9:10 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2015
Ferrari is considering appointing Chairman Sergio Marchionne as CEO after Amedeo Felisa retires from the post in the coming months, sources told...


Kia releases Sportage pictures ahead of show debut

4:30 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2015
Kia released pictures of its latest Sportage ahead of the model's debut at the Frankfurt auto show.

ZF says TRW integration on track, sees stable profits despite China slowdown

7:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2015
ZF Friedrichshafen said the integration of rival TRW is progressing well and it expected full-year sales and profits to remain stable despite a...


Hyundai concept will showcase brand's performance credentials

5:07 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
Hyundai is trying to burnish its performance credentials and will unveil an “ultimate concept car” at next month's Frankfurt auto show...

Jaguar touts F-Pace's driving dynamics

4:37 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
Jaguar today said its new F-Pace will offer driving dynamics "unlike anything else in the segment" as the UK sports car maker takes aim at the...

Lexus rises to No. 1 in customer satisfaction study

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2015
Lexus overtook Mercedes-Benz to come out on top in a recent U.S.

Toyota tests potential alternatives to Takata airbag inflators

4:54 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2015
Toyota said it is testing airbag inflators made by Autoliv and Nippon Kayaku as possible alternatives to potentially lethal parts supplied by Takata.

How GM and Perdue Farms help keep the lights on

3:25 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2015
General Motors and poultry supplier Perdue Farms now have something in common: They're both getting paid to use less power.

Toyota will ban ads below invoice

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2015
Toyota is preparing to ban dealerships from advertising vehicles at below-invoice prices, in line with a similar policy at Honda.

Mercedes won't end Saints stadium pact with new 27-year Falcons deal

2:19 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2015
Mercedes-Benz doesn't have an option to end its naming rights agreement with the New Orleans Superdome and will now sponsor the stadiums for two NFL...

Europe sales up 9% in July as economies rebound

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2015
European new-car registrations rose 9.

Shelby takes its muscle overseas -- and to the mall

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2015
Shelby American will take its performance brand to China and other world markets

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...

Toyota plans Olympic all-stars, report says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22, 2015
Toyota will capitalize on its sponsorship of the 2020 Olympics by launching a string of new models tied to the games, including a taxi and fuel cell...

Mercedes to hang 3-pointed star on new home of Atlanta Falcons, report says

1:15 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 21, 2015
Mercedes-Benz is poised to secure the naming rights to a new stadium for the NFL's Atlanta Falcons, according to a report.

Jaguar Land Rover assesses damage to vehicles caught in blasts at China port

7:35 am U.S. ET | Aug. 21, 2015
Jaguar Land Rover owner Tata said that 'many' of the 5,800 Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles it had at Tianjin port in China were likely to have been...

VW delays revamp of Phaeton flagship in profit push, report says

4:51 am U.S. ET | Aug. 21, 2015
Volkswagen is delaying the introduction of the new Phaeton as the automaker seeks to improve returns on the upscale sedan by lowering production and...

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