Review of mpg rules is necessary

I find there is some truth to Gina McCarthy's comment about the current administration wanting to roll back a fair number of the previous administration’s policies.

Toyota Avalon gets price bump after redesign

The fifth-generation Toyota Avalon that goes on sale next month as a 2019 model shares almost nothing with the previous generation, including the pricing.

UPDATED: 4/23/18 10:38 am ET -- adds details

No thanks, Ford says to 9-speed offered by GM

Ford has elected not to use GM's nine-speed transmission out of the box, opting instead for two new eight-speed transmissions on vehicles such as the Ford Edge, Ford Transit Connect and Lincoln Nautilus.

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Review of mpg rules is necessary

I find there is some truth to Gina McCarthy's comment about the current administration wanting to roll back a fair number of the previous administration’s policies.

No thanks, Ford says to 9-speed offered by GM

Ford has elected not to use GM's nine-speed transmission out of the box, opting instead for two new eight-speed transmissions on vehicles such as the Ford Edge, Ford Transit Connect and Lincoln Nautilus.

GM electrics debut in Beijing

The first vehicle announced under General Motors' ambitious effort to introduce at least 20 electric or fuel cell vehicles by 2023 will be the Buick Velite 6 for China.

New Lexus ES gets new grille, new contours

The next-generation Lexus ES sedan, which will debut at the Beijing auto show, will feature a more stylized body with a more prominent version of the brand's polarizing spindle grille.

Ford Diesel F-150 cracks 30 mpg mark

The first diesel version of the Ford F-150 will be rated at 30 mpg in highway driving, making it the most fuel-efficient full-size pickup on the market when it hits showrooms next month.

Mercedes previewing Maybach SUV

Mercedes will preview a potential SUV rival to the Bentley Bentayga and upcoming Rolls-Royce Cullinan with the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept at the Beijing auto show this week.

MG has built a large SUV

The MG of the present is a bit ... unrecognizable, but the company is forging ahead into new segments and new powertrains.

The Rising Stars and a superstar

An ageless Bob Lutz, former General Motors vice chairman and high flyer at Chrysler, Ford and BMW, addressed Automotive News’ automaker and supplier Rising Stars last week at the Detroit Athletic Club. At 86, Lutz is at the other end of the career spectrum from the fast climbers who were honored. But the industry’s always-enthused Methuselah managed to wow the young executives with a selection from his lifetime of insights.

Create auto career paths for women, managers say

Automotive manufacturers are staffing up for a new wave of innovators to drive technological change, and many realize that they need a more diverse pool of talent -- especially women -- to get the job done.

GM brings Cadillac back into the fold

In ousting Johan de Nysschen and replacing him with Steve Carlisle, a company loyalist in the vein of CEO Mary Barra, GM appears to be signaling its desire to bring Cadillac back into the fold under a single, unified corporate vision that emphasizes speed and measurable return on investment.

Self-driving cars hitting red lights

Federal and state officials, once eager advocates of self-driving cars, now are pumping the brakes and demanding greater accountability and information that auto and tech companies may not be willing to provide.

Toyota looks for a breakthrough with reworked cars

The relatively low-volume Avalon and Corolla hatchback offer a preview of stablemates that are more critical for Toyota North America: the reworked Lexus ES, which will debut this week in Beijing, and the coming Corolla sedan.

Canada, Mexico laud progress at NAFTA talks

The United States, Canada and Mexico are looking at a retooled trade pact that would require North American-built light vehicles contain content that is roughly 75 percent sourced in the three countries, up from 62.5 percent now.


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