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Lincoln to provide free pickup, delivery for service vehicles

Lincoln, in a bid to stand out among larger luxury brands, will provide free pickup and delivery of service vehicles to new owners starting with 2017 models.

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Lyft hires investment banker Qatalyst to explore options, report says

Lyft, the U.S. ride-hailing startup with ties to General Motors, is working with ...

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VW's U.S. settlement to grow to $15 billion in emissions scandal, report says

Volkswagen AG's settlement with nearly 500,000 U.S. diesel owners and government ...

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Lincoln to provide free pickup, delivery for service vehicles

Lincoln, in a bid to stand out among larger luxury brands, will provide free pickup and delivery of service vehicles to new owners starting with 2017 models.

Land Rover's latest Discovery

The Land Rover Discovery will replace the LR4 late this year or early in 2017, and new spy photos show its design will be more modern and less quirky, still with seating for seven.

Mitsubishi hints at high-end SUV with Ground Tourer concept

Mitsubishi, fighting an emissions scandal at home and a sparse lineup overseas, is dangling a new “high-end SUV coupé" concept to showcase a new direction in design and product.

Jeep pickup is due in 2018, Compass replacement this year

A Wrangler-based pickup will appear in early 2018, while the replacement for the Jeep Compass and Patriot due late this year will keep one of those names, Jeep head Mike Manley said. Dsv

Penske, Group 1 assess the damage

Penske Automotive and Group 1 Automotive took an immediate stock-price hit in the wake of Britain's vote to exit the European Union. Earnings will suffer from a collapsing British pound. But the

Supplier planning hits the brakes

The U.K. vote to exit the European Union leaves suppliers in the dark on future investment until new EU trade deals can be adopted.

Ford's Indonesian dealers demand compensation after abrupt withdrawal

Ford's dealers in Indonesia are demanding around $75 million in compensation after the U.S. carmaker announced in January it would close all operations in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.

Customers, off-lease tide prompt auction growth

Independent auctions are growing their businesses to keep up with customer demands for vehicle reconditioning, body shop and other services and storage space. But they need to strike a balance

Video marketing targets in-store customers

Zamora Automotive Group's Honda of Superstition Springs uses customized programming delivered to 24 screens throughout the dealership to get its marketing messages to customers in the store.

CarMax adds auction sites, eases registration

CarMax is adding auctions and making it easier for wholesale customers to register to buy cars and trucks at the company's 67 physical auction sites.

Musk is losing big on Tesla's SolarCity bid

In the initial day of trading after Tesla Motors said it would buy SolarCity, Elon Musk -- the largest shareholder of both companies -- lost a net $715 million.

First Shift: Camaro, Mustang to share 10-speed tranny

Camaro, Mustang to share 10-speed tranny; Nissan extends itself; Aston losses grow; Seeking VW comp for Europe; Supplier strike averted.

Honda says Takata airbag ruptured in fatal crash in Malaysia

Honda said the driver-side airbag inflator ruptured during a fatal crash in Malaysia, possibly the third death this year in the Southeast Asian country linked to airbags from supplier Takata.

These guys want your used-vehicle sales, profits

Beepi. Shift. Carvana. Vroom. Don't let the clever names fool you. These tech start-ups aim to take a bite out of the used-vehicle retail industry's lunch.

Why the new era of auto industry collaboration creates risks

Without proper management, automotive technology collaborations have the potential to result not only in fundamental structural changes to the traditional auto industry, but further diminution of its

Dealers claim victory, but OT case isn't closed

The Supreme Court stopped short of settling once and for all the broader question of whether exemptions in overtime rules should apply to dealership service advisers, leaving open the possibility

Applications open for '17 PACE Awards

The application process has opened for the 2017 Automotive News PACE Awards, which identify and honor game-changing and commercialized supplier innovations in technology and processes.

Le Mans a great win for Ford

This month at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Ford won its class with a new-generation GT. And just as it did in 1966, Ford did it by beating Ferrari.

Super students set record 3,788 mpg

The winning vehicle in this year's SAE Supermileage competition posted a record 3,788 mpg.

Goodbye to the Europe I knew

I am deeply shocked and disappointed by the decision of British voters to leave the European Union. A place I loved called Britain may no longer be so great any more.

ASKED & ANSWERED: Danny Shapiro, director of automotive, Nvidia

Shapiro says artificial intelligence is "the way forward on autonomous cars."

U.S. June sales expected to rise, but slower demand, higher incentives concern analysts

Halfway through 2016, U.S. new-vehicle sales remain on pace to set a second consecutive annual record, but analysts say they're concerned about slowing retail demand and rising incentives. June sales

Ford Escape stars in new series on Verizon video platform

The 2017 Ford Escape will help people avoid “capture” in a new series airing on Verizon’s recently-launched video platform. "The Runner," an original series from executive producers

Aston Martin puts next Vantage through the paces

New spy shots of the second-generation Aston Martin Vantage coupe have surfaced, showing it testing at Germany's famed Nurburgring track. The car, due in 2017 as a 2018 model, will retain much of the

A new giant could make more vehicles than Toyota

Nissan's proposed takeover of Mitsubishi Motors would produce a Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi giant that could overtake Toyota in global light-vehicle production by 2017, predicts consultancy LMC

Goodbye to the Europe I knew

I am deeply shocked and disappointed by the decision of British voters to leave the European Union. A place I loved called Britain may no longer be so great any more.

Auction tool aims to uncover open recalls

AutoCheck Auctions is testing a new recall report service for auction houses. Disclosing vehicles that have open recalls to auctions helps dealers make informed decisions about wholesale used-vehicle

Tighter ZEV rules will force the industry to work harder

California's air-quality regulations are slated to tighten in 2018 in a way that limits the impact of partial credits from sales of plug-in hybrids and low-emissions conventional vehicles, requiring

Lyft hires investment banker Qatalyst to explore options, report says

Lyft, the U.S. ride-hailing startup with ties to General Motors, is working with Qatalyst Partners to explore deal options, a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.

Emissions-free, for real: Norway turns to the sun

The first Toyota Mirai fuel cell car sold in Norway went to a company which plans to open a hydrogen station that makes hydrogen by using surplus electricity from solar panels on neighboring

Aston Martin's financial losses nearly double

Aston Martin made a pre-tax loss of 127.9 million pounds in 2015, the fifth consecutive year the company has failed to make a profit, as the number of cars it sold fell and as it invests in expansion.

International trade makes America work

The established punching bag of this election cycle isn't just the Washington establishment, it's also international trade. The 2016 campaign has turned political norms on their heads, so maybe we

Array of levers and dials complicates a once-simple function

The death of 27-year-old Star Trek actor who was pinned to his death by his own Jeep Grand Cherokee has brought scrutiny to a driving function that has changed with the advance of electronic controls.

Limited editions mark Viper's final year

The Dodge Viper will head into the paddock permanently in 2017 but not before the brand offers five limited editions of the hand-built sports coupe.

Diverse Hall of Fame class worked to drive the industry forward

The 2016 Automotive Hall of Fame inductees have diverse roles - engineer, industrialist, visionary, critic - but their energy and devotion shaped the auto industry.

Nissan has the EV advantage in U.S. -- but the target and competition will grow

By virtue of mass-marketing its Leaf electric vehicle in the U.S. for the past five years, Nissan is already in full compliance with the ZEV requirements for California and the 10 states in the

Cleveland got its trophy, and slam-dunk ad

When the Cleveland Cavaliers trailed the Golden State Warriors two games to one in the NBA Finals and things looked bleak, ad agency Tier10 shot an inspiring spot for the Northern Ohio Honda Dealers

M-B execs to sample life in the stores

About 40 Mercedes-Benz USA managers will each spend a week this summer working at a Mercedes-Benz dealership. New CEO Dietmar Exler mandated tours of duty to help his people see how the decisions

With 'travel provision,' EVs flow to California

The 'travel provision' of California's automotive emissions rules allows electric vehicle sales in any of the 10 states following the rules to count in all 10 states.

VW's U.S. settlement to grow to $15 billion in emissions scandal, report says

Volkswagen AG's settlement with nearly 500,000 U.S. diesel owners and government regulators over polluting vehicles is valued at more than $15 billion cash, two sources briefed on the matter told

Is the industry's claim to airwaves slipping away?

An FCC commissioner's argument is a setback for the auto industry, which has struggled to defend its claim to a critical segment of the radio spectrum against competing claims from cable and Internet

Glimpses of the redesigned Volvo XC60

Spy photos of next year's redesigned Volvo XC60 show the midsize crossover with heavy cladding, making it difficult to tell whether the vehicle will look radically different from today's version.

AutoNews Now: Honda, FCA expected to lead June sales charge

Honda, FCA expected to lead June sales charge; Ford 'Job 1' ad man dies; Dodge Viper's last hurrah; Angular Volvo XC60; Takata airbag ruptures in fatal crash.

Transmission is no truce for Camaro and Mustang

Despite partisan loyalties on each side, starting next year the Chevrolet Camaro will share a transmission with the Ford Mustang.

Fixing Cadillac's problem child

Cadillac is trying to breathe new life into the ATS compact sedan through a series of price and trim-package adjustments for the 2017 model year.

China may lift cap on foreign carmaker stakes in JVs

China's government is considering the removal of caps on stakes foreign carmakers can own in joint ventures with local partners, potentially loosening a policy criticized for shielding state-owned

IIHS dials up pressure on automakers

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is using its powerful megaphone to send a message to automakers: Don't slack off on passenger-side safety.

VW drops low-volume Jetta Hybrid in U.S.

Volkswagen of America is dropping the Jetta Hybrid for 2017, ending a run of three model years for the lone hybrid in its U.S. lineup.

U.K.-EU breakup threatens a key market and profit center

The United Kingdom's stunning decision to abandon the European Union could slash automakers' profits by billions of dollars and cut new-vehicle sales by nearly a million units over the next three

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