Volvo's new subscription service and its plans for its Lynk & CO brand to sell vehicles directly to consumers have stirred unrest among the Swedish automaker's approximately 300 U.S. dealers.
Buying a vehicle online can be complex and irritating, with many well-hyped promises unkept, Automotive News' Michael Wayland found while searching for a practical daily commuter car.
Japan's automakers warn that car prices will rise following President Donald Trump's new tariffs on steel and aluminum.
Selling more Nissan Titans involves sales training in how the pickup works -- and dealership training on how to sell it.
Dealers, always an optimistic group, are nearly euphoric heading into the spring selling season, a survey found, due apparently to federal tax changes.
Rolls-Royce dealerships renovations aim to make room for expanded lineup while delivering a unique customer experience.
Most public auto retailers are slowly moving toward allowing consumers to complete a full vehicle purchase online.
A online search for the perfect CPO hatchback quickly turned into a technological nightmare, including accusations of attempted fraud.
After 20-odd years of "marriage" in China, Ford is preparing a product blitz and campaign to localize management to maintain and build trust with partners Changan Auto and Jiangling Motors Group. The goal: Reverse a sales slump and boost employee morale.
Chassis Brakes, barred from the U.S. market by contract for three years, is now making up for lost time.
The merits of moving the Detroit auto show from January to October are obvious. It's time to quit staging the show in the depths of winter.
Ford Motor Co. is recalling nearly 1.4 million Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ sedans in North America because loose bolts could allow the steering wheel to come off.
Jim O'Sullivan, the retired CEO of Mazda North American Operations, has been named a board member of LotLinx, a digital marketing company.
German supplier Kiekert believes autonomous vehicles will need smarter doors.
Dealer Brian Benstock says Honda is well-positioned to stem the tide even as the brand fights through a down period to start the year.
Volkswagen plans to show off its electric powertrain tech by taking a run at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. VW previewed its race car for the summer event via computer-generated images.
Japanese automakers and energy companies have united in a consortium to jump-start construction of a hydrogen refueling network across Japan.
Tom Benson, a longtime car dealer who bought the New Orleans Saints football team and New Orleans Pelicans basketball team, died on March 15 at age 90.
Mini's dealer council is pushing the brand to spend more on marketing and make other moves to help right flagging dealership profitability.
For Mazda to sell 450,000 new vehicles annually in three years, the bulk of its dealers need to improve profitability, the dealer council chair said.
When my mom in New Jersey sought help buying a car, I went online to see what I could do from Michigan.
Former General Motors and Microsoft CFO Christopher Liddell was named White House deputy chief of staff for policy coordination.
The 2018 Eclipse Cross is just what Mitsubishi dealers have been clamoring for, says the chairman of the brand's national advisory board.
Customers of lidar supplier LeddarTech are urging the company to move faster in its technology development.
Porsche dealers expect to exhaust their stocks of the Cayenne midsize crossover before a redesigned version arrives in the U.S. this summer.
Ohio dealer Joey Huang, who chose auto retailing over a career as a dentist, explains in this Q&A how he got there and why he hasn't looked back.
Ghosn moves a step closer to reassuring Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi shareholders that their Alliance will outlast him.
You've read about the splashy debuts at the big Swiss auto show this month, but here are seven intriguing vehicles that may have escaped your attention.
The battle for the UK supplier GKN intensified, with both Melrose and Dana sweetening their proposals, ahead of a March 29 takeover deadline.
Contract manufacturer Magna Steyr will build two new sports cars jointly developed by BMW and Toyota, industry sources said.
In a survey, 15 percent of respondents said they did a significant part of the transaction online for their most recent vehicle purchase or lease.
U.S. probes Hyundai, Kia airbag failures; Dana, Melrose sweeten GKN bids; Online sales products, China's GAC in spotlight at NADA; O'Sullivan joins marketer's board; Jeep concepts.
The chairman of Ford's dealer council thinks the automaker's push toward electrification may be a leap of faith for many customers.
Why all the crisis talk at Toyota? Akio Toyoda and his team seem to like it that way.
Volkswagen plans to invest $340 million to bring a third vehicle to its assembly plant in Chattanooga -- a five-seat version of its large Atlas crossover.
JLR's success since passing from Ford to Tata Group has made Ratan Tata a hero inside the British automaker.
Britta Seeger, Mercedes-Benz's global sales chief, says dealers are cool with the subscription service it is launching in Germany and plans to bring it to the U.S.
The new head of global human resources will serve a critical role at an organization that's trying to balance its industrial heft and heritage with a Silicon Valley-style agility.
BMW, IAC and Sabic together figured out how to make a lighter weight instrument panel carrier using foam. Now they want to perfect it for high-quality interior parts.
Ohio dealer Joey Huang says his mother cried when she learned he was going into the car business after getting his dental school degree. Two decades later, Huang is making a mark by advocating for minority dealers while preparing for a changing dealership landscape by working to perfect innovations that he shamelessly borrows from others.
Simply eliminate all tariffs and let everyone compete on an equal footing. That sounds good in theory, but there are still many nations that want to protect their auto industry regardless of the state of its maturity.
Jim Hackett is plotting a course for Ford Motor built around the ideas that trucks are what Ford does best, and trucks are what consumers want most. And if fuel prices soar, the CEO will have a new range of hybrids as a backup.
The update to the New Car Assessment Program ratings system will be a big part of the future for inspiring the auto industry and must be perfectly clear to increase our driving safety.
Jack Hanania felt a sense of excitement around the Acura brand at the Detroit auto show this year that he hasn't experienced in years.
The Buick-GMC National Dealer Council is open to changing annual company initiatives such as brand and store standards to multiyear programs.
Cox Automotive says it has a way to help car buyers shave up to an hour from the time they spend in dealerships.
Uber halts AV tests after woman killed; Sources: Ford in talks to buy old Detroit rail depot; Top NADA, AIADA issues; Ford's new shopper site; VW to build 5-seat Atlas in Tenn.
Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft left the Texas capital to protest what they considered to be too-stringent rules. Now they're back, but tension remains.
Here's a sampling of the online-retailing tools and enhancements that vendors will showcase at the 2018 NADA convention.
The 2018 AIADA chairman has two priorities this year: protect NAFTA and motivate dealers to talk to their elected representatives.