U.S. prosecutors recommend 3 years in prison for VW engineer Liang
Federal prosecutors recommended a three-year prison sentence for Volkswagen engineer James Liang for his role in widespread diesel emissions violations that have cost the German automaker as much as $25 billion.
Mercedes-Maybach goes green with Vision 6 Cabriolet
Mercedes-Benz is giving its ultraluxe Mercedes-Maybach lineup some green cred with the Vision 6 Cabriolet powered by an electric motor with output of 750 hp and a range of more than 200 miles.
Robots won't be taking over the road anytime soon, Ford CEO says
Ford's newly minted CEO doesn't foresee a robot takeover when it comes to the advent of autonomous vehicles. Jim Hackett says technology will gradually augment current challenges, easing pain points such as limited parking and vehicle access that commuters deal with daily.
Tesla responds to D.C. businessman's complaints
Tesla has responded to comments made in a Tuesday guest blog on the Automotive News website by Washington, D.C., businessman Alain Cohen.
Canada pushes back as NAFTA talks heat up
The Canadians may be characteristically polite as they carry out negotiations to amend NAFTA, but apparently they won't be pushovers.
VW to reveal more details on EV microbus, source says
VW brand CEO Herbert Diess is expected to announce on Saturday more details regarding the production of the battery-powered I.D. Buzz microbus slated to debut in 2022.
Geely earnings double on cars co-developed with Volvo
Geely Automobile Holdings said that first-half profit more than doubled, scoring its fastest earnings growth in eight years as cars designed with Volvo won over domestic consumers.
Profit-rich trucks may catch break in Trump auto review
A move under consideration by the Trump administration could ease tough fuel-efficiency standards set to take effect in 2021 on light trucks, the bulwark of US auto industry sales and profits.
Center for Auto Safety names Ditlow's successor
The Center for Auto Safety has appointed an official with a track record in federal government consumer protection agencies as its new executive director, the advocacy group said Tuesday
Canada lays out its NAFTA priorities
Canada's negotiating objectives for NAFTA include reducing red tape associated with border transport, harmonizing regulations and guaranteeing labor rights and environmental protection.
Ferrari leaves FCA in dust
In market cap competition, Ferrari begins to pull away from FCA.
Camaro is better — just not better looking
Bob Lutz says Chevy blew the Camaro's redesign.
NAFTA rewrite: Who wants what
Key players, negotiating strategies, wish lists and more for the U.S., Canada, Mexico, automakers, suppliers and organized labor
Bob Mallon's $13 million legacy
Bob Mallon, who died Aug. 3, left a major legacy with the National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation, which he founded.
Lithia adds 5 stores, looks to buy more
On the heels of one of its biggest deals yet, Lithia Motors plans to keep up its aggressive acquisition pace.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Let’s continue Mallon’s work
If there was ever a dealer you could call Mr. NADA, it was Bob Mallon, and I cannot begin to count the times I have repeated to myself his famous phrase, “in perpetuity.”
Accord gets the goodies, while Acura waits
Within American Honda's walls, the bread-and-butter Accord family car commands deep respect, while Acura remains stuck in a second-fiddle role.