You didn't build that. But you helped.

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2017

People end up paying a lot just for the badge on a luxury vehicle or sports car.... Read More »

Using their noggins to avoid Noggles

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2017

The chief engineer of the 2018 GMC Terrain challenged interior designers to step up their efforts in keeping with the new exterior design.... Read More »

Mendel's next move: Spirited retirement

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2017

John Mendel approached American Honda CEO Toshiaki Mikoshiba nine months ago to put his departure in motion.... Read More »

LOTS OF CONCERNS

Auction houses cope with crowded lots

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2017

Investments in technology and analytics help auctions move vehicles through the system faster, but the remarketing industry should not lose sight of the importance of asphalt, says Tom Webb, Manheim chief economist.... Read More »

AutoNation captures growth of millennials

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2017

As a percentage of its new-vehicle sales, millennials grew from 9 percent in 2010 to 22 percent through the third quarter last year, Autonation found.... Read More »

Conn. auction bill 'deader than dead'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2017

A proposed Connecticut bill that would have required auctions to post their fees conspicuously has been dropped from consideration following pushback from local auction houses, according to a proponent of the bill.... Read More »

A spa with a service bay

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2017

It's easy to mistake the amenities at Big Two Toyota in Chandler, Ariz., for those at a high-end resort and spa.
Cafe 1250 serves triple-chocolate brownies, chef salads and roast beef sandwiches -- made fresh daily -- near where new Camrys and Tundras glisten under showroom lights. Not far away is a 700-square-foot pirate ship play area, arcade and video game room for children.... Read More »

Obituaries

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2017

Bob White, one of the founders of the Canadian Auto Workers, died at the age of 81. Michigan dealer Dick Huvaere died at the age of 72.... Read More »

XC40 strongly resembles Volvo family members

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2017

Volvo's XC40 baby crossover won't be all that different from its larger siblings.... Read More »

A major face-lift for Buick Enclave

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2017

The next-generation Enclave is expected to debut in April at the New York auto show and arrive in showrooms around midyear.... Read More »

Why did they buy? Millennials explain

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2017

Two millennial buyers explain their decisions to purchase a new car.... Read More »

EPA boosts VW e-Golf mpg, range ratings for '17

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2017

An upgraded lithium ion battery pack and electric motor helped boost the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf's mpg and range ratings.... Read More »

Land Rover's Velar to take on Porsche's Macan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2017

Land Rover will challenge the Porsche Macan with a new crossover to be called the Velar.... Read More »

Cadillac revamps CUE infotainment in response to customer complaints

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2017

Cadillac says a new generation of its touch-screen infotainment system, debuting next month in the CTS sedan, addresses customer frustrations that dragged the brand down in quality surveys.... Read More »

Dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2017

A look at dealer awards handed out to Ford, Honda and Mazda dealerships.... Read More »

RALF LAMBERTI

How to keep patent trolls at bay

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2017

Patent trolls seek out automotive patents because they're lucrative. There are ways to deal with them.... Read More »

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Fuel efficient cars always make sense

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2017

No one in the industry has a record for correctly predicting fuel prices or knows how they function in the permanently changed energy economics of the 21st century, writes one reader.... Read More »

Brexit could count against U.K. as base for electric Mini, report says

Feb. 26, 2017 23:08 CET

Uncertainty about post-Brexit tariffs makes it harder for BMW to choose Britain as a production hub for an electric Mini, Reuters reported. BMW will review potential production locations in Germany, Britain and the Netherlands for manufacturing a battery-powered Mini, a source said.... Read More »

Ghosn's successor will have work to do

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2017

Carlos Ghosn is handing the CEO reins for a vastly improved Nissan. Despite nearly two decades of gains, Nissan still has much to work on.... Read More »

Takata's guilty plea to be considered Monday by U.S. judge

7:24 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2017

A federal judge will consider Takata's proposed $1 billion settlement over deadly automotive airbags that have claimed at least 17 lives around the world.... Read More »

SUV? Electric car? They'll kill 2 birds with 1 Bentley

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2017

Bentley Motors is eyeing a new strategy for both its SUV lineup and its electrification plans: combining them.... Read More »

NEWS ANALYSIS

Organized labor's Trump predicament

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 25, 2017

The UAW and other unions finally have a friend on trade in the White House. But much of the rest of President Trump's agenda stands in stark contrast to labor's priorities.... Read More »

Subaru sees Impreza as gateway to young buyers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 25, 2017

How is Subaru reaching out to millennials? With a puppy, of course. It's one of the images Subaru of America is using to reach millennials in its national ad campaign for the all-new 2017 Subaru Impreza.... Read More »

Can Continental score big with 48-volt hybrids?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 25, 2017

Continental's previous hybrid solutions failed to win over automakers because they were too "exotic," the supplier's powertrain boss, Jose Avila, said.... Read More »

VW's diesel damages approach $24 billion, clouding 2016 profit

Feb. 24, 2017 19:58 CET

VW Group's provisions for the diesel-cheating scandal rose to 22.6 billion euros ($23.9 billion). The cost overshadowed improving business as VW's operating profit rose to 14.6 billion euros, helped by record sales of Audi and Porsche cars.... Read More »

 
Once upon a time, Opel was GM's little engine that could

Richard Johnson
12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 20 2017

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Europe has been a drain on General Motors for a long time, but Opel did have its glory days and at least once helped keep GM afloat. ...
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Will cockpits of tomorrow require one-stop suppliers?


12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 17 2017

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As automakers consider how to build self-driving vehicles, seat suppliers are reconsidering an old i ...
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How sour dealer relations wreaked havoc on Audi's China sales

Yang Jian
3:48 am U.S. ET | Feb. 17 2017

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Audi has lost its premium sales lead in China as the brand was finally overtaken last month by rival ...
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GM-PSA deal would be a blow to best Opel management team in years

Christiaan Hetzner
11:19 am U.S. ET | Feb. 14 2017

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GM's confirmation that it is discussing selling its Opel/Vauxhall business to PSA Group is a blow fo ...
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Renault starts to reflect its multifaceted boss

Luca Ciferri
9:27 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10 2017

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Renault is starting to look and act a lot like its multifaceted, multinational boss, Carlos Ghosn. ...
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The Volvo numbers that stood out

Douglas A. Bolduc
6:29 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8 2017

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Volvo's latest financial results were full of positive numbers but a couple really stood out. Volvo finished 2016 with $5. ...
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Daimler celebrations are muted as automaker conserves cash to fight off Uber, Google

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3 2017

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Record annual sales, revenue and profits, and Mercedes-Benz grabbing the global sales luxury crown f ...
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German automakers worry about Trump's protectionist stance

Christiaan Hetzner
8:53 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2 2017

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Donald Trump has German automakers spooked after he threatened BMW with high tariffs if the company ...
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Toyota still has global bragging rights over VW in one important area

Hans Greimel
12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2 2017

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Forget all the talk about Volkswagen ousting Toyota as the world's biggest automaker. Rest assured, Toyota is still No. 1 in sales and VW a far, far distant second. ...
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Citroen keeps faith in family vans

Bruce Gain
12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2 2017

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Citroen CEO Linda Jackson says family vans will continue to play a part in Citroen's lineup despite ...
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Opel, PSA lag rivals as Europe sales rise 10% in January
GM's Opel brand and PSA posted weaker European sales in January than their rivals amid discussions o ...
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Opel, PSA lag rivals as Europe sales rise 10% in January
Opel and PSA posted weaker European sales in January than their rivals amid discussions of a possibl ...
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Irish new-car sales fall in January as Brexit bites
New-car sales in Ireland fell nearly 2 percent in January as the British pound's sharp decline after ...
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EU car sales growth expected to slow to 1%, ACEA says
Car sales in the EU are expected to grow by about 1 percent in 2017, a sharp slowdown from last year ...
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Russia slump forecast to end; rapid recovery unlikely
After a four-year drop, Russia's car market looks to have bottomed out, leaving manufacturers optimi ...
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Western European car sales rise 10% in January
Western European car sales rose 9.5 percent in January on buoyant demand in Germany, France, Italy a ...
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UK sales rise 3% in Jan. on consumer demand
UK new-car registrations rose 3 percent in January, helped by the first increase in demand from priv ...
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Jaguar, Honda, Jeep win by tapping crossover craze
Jaguar, Honda and Jeep were the biggest winners last year among brands sold in Europe, where overall ...
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German sales rise 11% with strong gains for Toyota, Skoda, Renault and Fiat
Registrations in Germany increased by 11 percent in January, with brands including Toyota, Skoda, Re ...
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Italy's January sales best since 2010
New-car sales in Italy increased by 10 percent in January for the best monthly result since 2010, wi ...
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VW Golf, other volume compacts lose share to premium rivals, SUVs
The VW Golf and Ford Focus compacts are being squeezed as premium competitors such as the Mercedes A ...
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Europe's large premium SUV segment heads for record year
Europe's large premium SUV segment is on track for a record year, helped by rising sales of models s ...
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Audi, Mercedes push key segment toward milestone
Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz are largely responsible for the growing success of the compact premium s ...
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Audi, BMW, Jaguar give midsize premium segment a lift
Europe's midsize premium segment grew at a near double-digit pace in the first half on new models fr ...
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Skoda, Renault, Toyota benefit from higher sales of midsize cars in Europe
Europe's midsize segment is on track for a second year of rising sales as new models from Skoda, Ren ...
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Federal-Mogul shakes up leadership under Icahn takeover
Federal-Mogul Holdings named Bradley Norton as the new co-CEO and CEO of the supplier's motor parts division. ...
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Bernhard quits Daimler; Zetsche interim trucks boss
Daimler has confirmed that trucks chief Wolfgang Bernhard, a top manager once seen as a successor to ...
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BMW picks Skoda exec to lead design at core brand
BMW has picked Skoda executive Jozef Kaban to lead design at its namesake brand, a move that fills t ...
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BMW names new CEO for North America
BMW named Bernhard Kuhnt to become CEO of BMW of North America. Ludwig Willisch, who previously held ...
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Tesla sues former head of Autopilot, former Google exec Urmson
Tesla is suing its former head of Autopilot software for stealing company information and recruiting Tesla employees for a competing startup while still employed by the... ...
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Jaguar Land Rover appoints Wittemann as China sales chief
Jaguar Land Rover has assigned Frank Wittemann, chief of its operations in Latin America, to lead it ...
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Ford plucks new brand chief from Apple
Ford has hired former Apple marketing executive Musa Tariq to be vice president and chief brand offi ...
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Volvo appoints Yuan Xiaolin as new Asia chief
Volvo named Yuan Xiaolin to succeed Lars Danielson as senior vice president of the company's Asia-Pa ...
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Uber hires Google veteran Singhal to aid self-driving engineering
Ride-hailing company Uber said it hired the man behind Google search to work closely with CEO Travis ...
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Former Nissan, Hyundai exec Rushforth joins Lookers
Former Nissan global sales chief and Hyundai Europe chief operating officer Allan Rushforth has join ...
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Hyundai gives i30 a tech boost
The Hyundai i30's success has been important in boosting the brand's European growth in the past 10 ...
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Toyota gets quirky with C-HR to 'turn heads'
Toyota is a latecomer to Europe's crossover segment with the new C-HR. ...
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Better-connected 5 series gets tech from BMW flagship
BMW has made its 5 series lighter, more economical and fully connected with advanced technology firs ...
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Smart improves ForTwo, ForFour EV variants with Renault tech
Smart has improved its EV technology for the battery-powered versions of its ForTwo and ForFour with ...
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Audi makes Q5 a tougher rival for Mercedes GLC, Porsche Macan
Audi has developed the second-generation Q5 to have the driving dynamics of the Porsche Macan and a ...
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Audi makes Q5 a tougher rival for Mercedes GLC, Porsche Macan
Audi has developed the second-generation Q5 to have the driving dynamics of the Porsche Macan and a ...
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Peugeot moves upscale with new 3008 SUV
The new Peugeot 3008 has been turned into an SUV from a minivan and has been given significant upgra ...
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Citroen aims C3 at Facebook generation
Citroen is aiming its new C3 firmly at younger, tech-savvy buyers who will appreciate features such ...
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Porsche enhances Panamera's 911-like looks
Porsche is hoping its second-generation Panamera will lure more European customers with the sedan's ...
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Renault keeps the Scenic family friendly
Renault has kept the Scenic’s minivan design in a move that goes against the industry trend of ...
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Suppliers to the new Renault Megane
Assembly of the fourth-generation Renault Megane began in November 2015 at the French automaker's fa ...
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Suppliers to the new Infiniti Q30
Assembly of the all-new Infiniti Q30 began on Daimler's MFA platform in December 2015 at the Nissan' ...
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Suppliers to the new Mercedes C-class Coupe
Assembly of the second-generation Mercedes-Benz C-class Coupe began in Bremen, Germany, in October 2 ...
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Suppliers to the new Opel/Vauxhall Astra
Assembly of the latest Opel/Vauxhall Astra began in Gliwice, Poland, in August 2015 and then in Elle ...
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Suppliers to the new Jaguar F-Pace
Assembly of Jaguar's all-new F-Pace began at parent Jaguar Land Rover's facility at Solihull, Englan ...
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