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PSA takes 1st step back into N.A.

PSA Group, with plans on re-entering the North American market, will be a partner in a ride-sharing service set to begin in April at airports in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Buy American' is a tune for the bad old days

We believe in America. Don't question that for a moment. But UAW President Dennis ...

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Can Toyota stave off CarPlay, Android Auto?

What makes Toyota's new infotainment system stand out from the rest of the industry? ...

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Dealers

A look at dealer awards handed out to Ford, Honda and Mazda dealerships. ...

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PSA takes 1st step back into N.A.

PSA Group, with plans on re-entering the North American market, will be a partner in a ride-sharing service set to begin in April at airports in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Buy American' is a tune for the bad old days

We believe in America. Don't question that for a moment. But UAW President Dennis Williams' talk of a "Buy American" ad campaign is one of those insipid '80s tunes we can't seem to tap our toes to.

Can Toyota stave off CarPlay, Android Auto?

What makes Toyota's new infotainment system stand out from the rest of the industry? It still doesn't accommodate Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Dealers

A look at dealer awards handed out to Ford, Honda and Mazda dealerships.

Auction houses cope with crowded lots

Investments in technology and analytics help auctions move vehicles through the system faster, but the remarketing industry should not lose sight of the importance of asphalt, says Tom Webb, Manheim

New GM is real, but hasn't shed some old habits

There's a new General Motors today aggressively reshaping itself to compete in the emerging connectivity-car sharing-autonomous space. But sometimes it's difficult to see New GM. Old GM gets in the

Mercedes may join U.S. midsize-pickup party

The U.S. midsize pickup segment is undergoing a sales resurgence and an accompanying product blitz. It may get even more crowded as German executives last week hinted that the Mercedes-Benz X class

Errant email lands Uber in court

Waymo said an inadvertent email sent its way gave it enough evidence to sue Uber for intellectual property theft

A major face-lift for Buick Enclave

The next-generation Enclave is expected to debut in April at the New York auto show and arrive in showrooms around midyear.

Carlos Ghosn, in his own words

Comments from Carlos Ghosn for interviews with Automotive News over the years

We don’t need mechanics anymore

As automotive systems get more and more complex, it will become even more important to have service techs who are really good at using diagnostic tools and making sure that they know what really

AutoNation captures growth of millennials

As a percentage of its new-vehicle sales, millennials grew from 9 percent in 2010 to 22 percent through the third quarter last year, Autonation found.

Conn. auction bill 'deader than dead'

A proposed Connecticut bill that would have required auctions to post their fees conspicuously has been dropped from consideration following pushback from local auction houses, according to a

Wanted man: Jobs he might have had

The partnership that Carlos Ghosn orchestrated turned him into a superstar who nearly became General Motors' savior a decade ago and who was courted twice by Ford Motor Co.

Honda settles for an 80-mile EV

Honda's Clarity all-electric model debuting this spring will have only about 80 miles of range on a single charge, Automotive News has learned.

Land Rover's Velar to take on Porsche's Macan

Land Rover will challenge the Porsche Macan with a new crossover to be called the Velar.

Mendel's next move: Spirited retirement

John Mendel approached American Honda CEO Toshiaki Mikoshiba nine months ago to put his departure in motion.

Taking the car out after 40 years

An old Jeep Wagoneer was left in a beachfront garage out toward the end of Cape Cod in the 1970s. And As long-term parking goes, this could have gone better.

Cadillac revamps CUE infotainment in response to customer complaints

Cadillac says a new generation of its touch-screen infotainment system, debuting next month in the CTS sedan, addresses customer frustrations that dragged the brand down in quality surveys.

Hacking hoax tests security protocols

A claim that a team of hackers had gained access to troves of dealerships' sensitive consumer data spooked dealership software giants. The claim was a hoax.

EPA boosts VW e-Golf mpg, range ratings for '17

An upgraded lithium ion battery pack and electric motor helped boost the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf's mpg and range ratings.

Using their noggins to avoid Noggles

The chief engineer of the 2018 GMC Terrain challenged interior designers to step up their efforts in keeping with the new exterior design.

MOBILITY REPORT: How to sell mobility services

Automakers are going all in on mobility, but it will take more than big investments to get new services off the ground.

Millennials won't compromise on technology

Millennials are at ease with digital technology. That makes the 18- to 34-year-olds less willing to compromise on the features they want, experts say.

Fuel efficient cars always make sense

No one in the industry has a record for correctly predicting fuel prices or knows how they function in the permanently changed energy economics of the 21st century, writes one reader.

You didn't build that. But you helped.

People end up paying a lot just for the badge on a luxury vehicle or sports car.

Ferrari beast, Porsche wagon to star in Geneva

Next week’s Geneva auto show will highlight a mix of supercars, everyday models and cars you never expected, such as a Porsche station wagon and a Mercedes-Benz pickup.

To reduce distractions, bring back knobs

U.S. traffic deaths rose again in 2016 to an estimated 40,200, the highest number in a decade, according to figures compiled by the National Safety Council.

Why did they buy? Millennials explain

Two millennial buyers explain their decisions to purchase a new car.

Wayland joins Automotive News

Automotive News has hired Michael Wayland, a veteran of The Detroit News and MLive Media Group, as a staff reporter.

Mendel's exit at Honda elevates U.S. newcomer

Tucked beneath the headlines last week about John Mendel's retirement from Honda were other several other key personnel changes that will shape the company's path moving forward.

How to keep patent trolls at bay

Patent trolls seek out automotive patents because they're lucrative. There are ways to deal with them.

Obituaries

Bob White, one of the founders of the Canadian Auto Workers, died at the age of 81. Michigan dealer Dick Huvaere died at the age of 72.

Uber confronts dark side of Silicon Valley culture

Maybe it was some hard-earned experience that led Uber's CEO to respond quickly to the company's latest PR setback: a former engineer's claims of sexist treatment from company managers.

XC40 strongly resembles Volvo family members

Volvo's XC40 baby crossover won't be all that different from its larger siblings.

The millennials are coming

So you thought millennials didn’t care about owning cars? Think again. They’re the fastest-growing segment among vehicle buyers and are likely to represent about 40 percent of the U.S.

Chicago Auto Show memories roar back

The Chicago auto show was inspiring, writes one reader.

Forward thinker

PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares said buying Opel would quickly create significant savings for both companies and lift their combined annual sales to as many as 5 million.

Ghosn's 18 years of epic battles

In the course of running Nissan Motor Co. for 18 years, Carlos Ghosn has racked up a long list of battles and dramas, many of them at his own instigation.

Innovative automotive suppliers vie for PACE Awards

The Automotive News PACE Awards this year spotlight 34 product and process innovations from suppliers.

Ghosn's successor will have work to do

Carlos Ghosn is handing the CEO reins for a vastly improved Nissan. Despite nearly two decades of gains, Nissan still has much to work on.

Takata's guilty plea to be considered Monday by U.S. judge

A federal judge will consider Takata's proposed $1 billion settlement over deadly automotive airbags that have claimed at least 17 lives around the world.

FTC checks lenders' use of 'kill switches'

The Federal Trade Commission is looking at the practice of installing GPS trackers and "kill switches" on vehicles to disable them if the owner fails to make timely payments.

Trump administration re-evaluating self-driving car guidance

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said she was reviewing self-driving vehicle guidance issued by the Obama administration and urged companies to explain the benefits of automated vehicles to a

SUV? Electric car? They'll kill 2 birds with 1 Bentley

Bentley Motors is eyeing a new strategy for both its SUV lineup and its electrification plans: combining them.

Can Continental score big with 48-volt hybrids?

Continental's previous hybrid solutions failed to win over automakers because they were too "exotic," the supplier's powertrain boss, Jose Avila, said.

Subaru sees Impreza as gateway to young buyers

How is Subaru reaching out to millennials? With a puppy, of course. It's one of the images Subaru of America is using to reach millennials in its national ad campaign for the all-new 2017 Subaru

Organized labor's Trump predicament

The UAW and other unions finally have a friend on trade in the White House. But much of the rest of President Trump's agenda stands in stark contrast to labor's priorities.

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