The Ford Ranger is returning next month as the most fuel-efficient gasoline-powered pickup on the U.S. market. The two-wheel-drive model will achieve 21 mpg city, 26 mpg highway and 23 mpg combined, according to EPA estimates, slightly above its closest rival.
Price pressure, rising interest rates and a shrinking supply of affordable vehicles have auto dealers worrying more about business as they look toward 2019, according to the Cox Automotive Dealer Sentiment Index survey for the fourth quarter.
As new-vehicle sales cool in China, dealers are turning to their highly-respected U.S. counterparts to learn how to create additional revenue streams in stores while preparing for potential investments in the American market.
Nissan promised to improve corporate compliance after Tokyo prosecutors indicted former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, close aide Greg Kelly and the automaker itself for allegedly understating Ghosn's compensation.