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Cars will be ripe for identity theft as shopping comes to dashboard, experts say

11:48 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2015
Hackers can already take control of a car. And as vehicles become rolling shopping malls, cybercriminals will have an opportunity to snatch your identity, too.

Ferrari considers appointing Marchionne as new CEO, report says

9:10 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2015
Ferrari is considering appointing Chairman Sergio Marchionne as CEO after Amedeo Felisa retires from the post in the coming months, sources told Bloomberg.

 
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Honda offers facelift of slow-selling CR-Z sports hybrid

7:12 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2015
Honda hopes a facelift will give a sales lift to one of its weakest entries: the CR-Z sporty hybrid.

Smart ForTwo takes on more American dimensions

3:34 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2015
The bite-size Smart ForTwo may have a European flavor, but the third-generation model coming to the U.S.

2015 FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW

Kia releases Sportage pictures ahead of show debut

4:30 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2015
Kia released pictures of its latest Sportage ahead of the model's debut at the Frankfurt auto show.

ZF says TRW integration on track, sees stable profits despite China slowdown

7:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2015
ZF Friedrichshafen said the integration of rival TRW is progressing well and it expected full-year sales and profits to remain stable despite a...

Ford, UAW in talks to revive Ranger sales, output in U.S.

12:15 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
Ford is in discussions with the UAW about bringing the Ranger midsize pickup and Bronco SUV back to the U.S.

BMW aims to retake segment lead with redesigned 7 series

5:45 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
BMW of North America wants to set a new sales record for the 7-series sedan with its redesigned version -- and regain leadership of the luxury sedan...

Ten automakers sued in U.S. over keyless ignitions

11:30 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
Ten of the world's biggest automakers were sued today by consumers who claim they concealed the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning from millions of...

Acura, Mercedes, Mazda get top rating in IIHS collision prevention tests

12:29 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
Acura, Mercedes and Mazda made an impressive showing in the most recent IIHS testing of vehicles with front collision prevention technology.

2015 FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW

Hyundai concept will showcase brand's performance credentials

5:07 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
Hyundai is trying to burnish its performance credentials and will unveil an “ultimate concept car” at next month's Frankfurt auto show...

Dodge Barracuda convertible, next-gen Charger among surprises for FCA dealers in Las Vegas

10:14 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
Fiat Chrysler dealers meeting in Las Vegas on Tuesday were wowed by a parade of new products coming to their dealerships, including a Dodge Barracuda...

Jaguar touts F-Pace's driving dynamics

4:37 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
Jaguar today said its new F-Pace will offer driving dynamics "unlike anything else in the segment" as the UK sports car maker takes aim at the...

Toyota poised to restart production at China plant shut in blast

6:28 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
Toyota said it will restart work Thursday at China plants that were shut after explosions in the city of Tianjin.

T.RAD, Fujikura settle U.S. price-fixing civil litigation

3:21 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
T.RAD and Fujikura are the latest to agree to civil settlements linked the ongoing U.S.

Mercedes aims to expand crossover appeal with tech, right-hand drive GLC

11:45 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
Mercedes expects that its latest compact SUV model, the GLC, will generate higher sales than the GLK it replaces because of softer design, additional...

New car technologies often unused by drivers, J.D. Power finds

1:00 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2015
A new study from J.D. Power suggests that automakers are investing billions into technologies that a considerable number of drivers aren't using. J.D.

Honda to unwrap retooled 2016 Civic sedan on Sept. 16

5:45 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2015
Honda says the 10th generation of the venerable Civic compact sedan will be introduced Sept.

NEWS ANALYSIS

Why UAW VEBA could be model for contract talks between union, Detroit 3

2:48 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2015
UAW President Dennis Williams recently said an independent health care cooperative might be formed to negotiate health care services contracts...

Jeep Grand Cherokee being probed by NHTSA for rollaway risk

11:07 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2015
An estimated 408,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees are the subject of a preliminary NHTSA investigation after drivers complained that newer models rolled away...

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