Automotive News Feed http://www.autonews.com News, blogs and commentary from the leader in North American automotive news en-us Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:00:00 EST Dodge Charger tames rough edges with 2015 nose job http://www.autonews.com/article/20140417/OEM04/304189999/dodge-charger-tames-rough-edges-with-2015-nose-job Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST The 2015 Dodge Charger underwent a nose job that trades its previously bulbous front fascia for a more subtle look reminiscent of the smaller Dodge Dart. 2015 Challenger muscles up; interior revamped but retains retro look http://www.autonews.com/article/20140417/OEM04/140419839/2015-challenger-muscles-up-interior-revamped-but-retains-retro-look Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST The 2015 Dodge Challenger has more power, an available eight-speed transmission and few changes to its retro exterior. Engineers coaxed 15 more hp from the top-end 6. A new war horse for Acura cars http://www.autonews.com/article/20140416/NOTES/140419823/a-new-war-horse-for-acura-cars Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:36:02 EST Mike Accavitti, senior vice president and general manager of Honda Motor Corp.'s Acura brand, helped introduce the TLX luxury sport sedan on Wednesday. Land Rover's future Discovery Sport http://www.autonews.com/article/20140416/NOTES/140419826/land-rovers-future-discovery-sport Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:45:00 EST Land Rover said Wednesday that the first vehicle in its new family of SUVs will be called the Discovery Sport. It will go on sale in the U.S. market in 2015, Land Rover executives said. A pair of bold strikes from Nissan http://www.autonews.com/article/20140416/NOTES/140419828/a-pair-of-bold-strikes-from-nissan Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:30:00 EST Andy Palmer, executive vice president and chief planning officer for Nissan Motor Co. A familiar facelift for Focus http://www.autonews.com/article/20140416/NOTES/140419836/a-familiar-facelift-for-focus Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:55:56 EST Ford COO Mark Fields showed the new face of the 2015 Ford Focus coming this fall. It borrows heavily from the Fusion and Escape. Toyota hits reset on King Camry http://www.autonews.com/article/20140416/NOTES/140419825/toyota-hits-reset-on-king-camry Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:45:00 EST Bill Fay, group vice president and general manager of Toyota Motor Sales USA, with the refreshed 2015 Camry. Nissan Maxima to follow Murano with show-car flair http://www.autonews.com/article/20140416/OEM04/140419833/nissan-maxima-to-follow-murano-with-show-car-flair Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:33:49 EST Nissan said the next redesigned Maxima sedan will reach showrooms looking almost identical to the flashy Sport Sedan Concept it unveiled in January in Detroit. GM ordered redesigned ignition switch from Delphi for Cadillac SRX http://www.autonews.com/article/20140416/OEM11/140419834/gm-ordered-redesigned-ignition-switch-from-delphi-for-cadillac-srx Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:19:44 EST Delphi redesigned the ignition switch for the Cadillac SRX crossover to increase its torque about two months before making similar changes to the Chevrolet Cobalt ignition switch at the center of General Motors' recall crisis. GM sets up new parts-ordering system for recall repairs http://www.autonews.com/article/20140416/OEM11/140419830/gm-sets-up-new-parts-ordering-system-for-recall-repairs Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:10:40 EST GM today gave its dealers a revised ordering process that the retailers said should speed the shipment of parts, ease repairs and ensure the job gets done right.