First Shift

VIDEO: First Shift: Linking Fords to drones, homes

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2016

At CES: Linking Fords to drones and homes, Faraday shows racecar, FCA to offer smartphone tech, Volvo 'supercomputer'; Henrik Fisker sues Aston; Ally proxy fight?; FCA design boss on wagons vs. SUVs.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Hyundai-Kia's chilly outlook

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2016

Hyundai-Kia's chilly outlook; Ferrari flying solo; Ford adds Apple, Android tech to Sync 3; Tesla meets its target; GM fails to avert trial; Snyder: A sweet 2016?... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Top news stories of 2015

8:00 am U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2015

Top news stories of 2015: VW's diesel debacle; FCA turns GM suitor; Super U.S. sales streak; Detroit 3's 'tier' drop; Shaking things up at NHTSA.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: What we said 'hello' to in 2015

8:00 am U.S. ET | Dec. 29, 2015

Top 'hellos' of 2015: Splitsville for old grille, Lincoln goes Continental; Apple turns automaker; BMW makes a gesture; New Honda, Scion heads; Dawn of Hyundai's Genesis.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: They said what? Top quotes of 2015

8:00 am U.S. ET | Dec. 28, 2015

Most memorable quotes of 2015: Trump's Ford promise; A hug from FCA's Marchionne; All 'screwed up' at VW; What Tesla's Musk finds 'extremely silly.'... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Cheery December sales outlook

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 23, 2015

Cheery December sales outlook; Nissan Titan XD pricing; Ferrari de-merger details; McLaren's quick sellout; Buick's new awd pitch; This Lexus rides on ice.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: VW shelves 'Das Auto' slogan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 22, 2015

VW shelves 'Das Auto'; Ford in talks with Google; Mazda N.A. chief retiring; Hyundai Ionic spied; Nissan-BMW charger plan; Ex-Nissan CEO dies at 81; Acura NSX designer honored.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: FCA mulls launch of Jeep satellites

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 21, 2015

FCA considers satellite Jeep centers; Toyoda resigns from Olympics post; Hyundai to miss sales target?; Limiting roles at VW; Subaru factory dilemma.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Feinberg's first steps at VW

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 18, 2015

Feinberg on VW task, and how GM case was different; Tesla CEO: Give VW a break; Active duty for Chevy pickup; BMW plans Detroit debuts; Most 'Googled' carmaker.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Leadership shift at VW

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 17, 2015

New leaders at scandal-plagued VW; Fed rate hike's impact; Lincoln Continental spied ; Designing next Land Rover Defender; Lessons from Jeep; Google's disappointment.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Cheap gas vs. higher CAFE

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 16, 2015

Cheap gas vs. higher CAFE; Previews of Infiniti Q60, Mercedes SLC, Hyundai Ioniq; Ford GT to use Gorilla Glass; Toyota expects flat '16; Barra's top game-changers.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Subaru keeps resale-value title

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 15, 2015

Subaru, Lexus, L-R tops in retained value; Hyundai exec's dim view of market; After Ghosn, then who?; European sales rise 14%; A boost for FCA's best retailers.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Chrysler 200 slips without spiff

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 14, 2015

Chrysler 200 slips without spiff; GMC chief craves subcompact crossover; Ram marketing to women; Musk has his eye on AI; Volkswagen looks to flat EV batteries.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Supply giants Dow, DuPont to merge

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 11, 2015

Supply giants Dow, DuPont to merge; Ford dials up EV effort, tests Uber-like service; Renault-France deal?; BMW diesel cleared; GM taps wind, soldier power.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: VW: 'Everything is on the table'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 10, 2015

VW: 'Everything is on the table'; GM ignition-switch payouts total $594.5M; U.S. to fine FCA?; Porsche renames models; Faraday picks Nevada; FAA certifies HondaJet; Higher bar for safety.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Genesis reveals flagship G90

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2015

Hyundai's Genesis reveals G90; Prius AWD detour; VW catches a break; Dow Chemical-DuPont merger?; New role for Nissan's Diaz; Samsung auto venture; Less talk, more surfing.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Smog boosting China vehicle sales

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 8, 2015

Smog boosting China vehicle sales; Hyundai mulls dip into chips; Used-car prices robust; South Korea to green up; How 'crowd' helped save Elio Motors.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: As UAW wins, VW plans appeal

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 7, 2015

As UAW wins, VW plans appeal; Renault to lower Nissan stake?; With CX-9, Mazda hopes for base hit; Porsche plans zippy EV; FCA's big bet on CNG.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: RAV4 to dethrone Camry?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 4, 2015

Toyota sibling rivalry: RAV4 may dethrone Camry; Spied: Three-row CR-V?; R&D chief leaves Audi; FCA recalls Dart; Double dose of Smart; Look who's driving now.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: November winners, losers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 3, 2015

November U.S. sales winners, losers; FCA 'Star Wars' ads; Triple penalty power; CT6 aluminum-repair plan; Heir of Italian design; Porsche turbo pipeline.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: A sales three-peat

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2015

A sales three-peat; Foxx, auto execs meet; VW to appeal UAW move; Fuel for Mirai sales; Mitsu's crossover focus.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Ford to invest $1.3B, create jobs at Ky. truck plant

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 1, 2015

Ford to invest $1.3B, create 2,000 jobs at Kentucky truck plant; VW, U.S. want Detroit; BMW 3 series put to the test; Nissan: No new shares; Bugatti readies Chiron.  ... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Ford preps 'Friends & Neighbors' sequel

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015

Ford preps 'Friends & Neighbors' sequel; VW aware a year earlier?; Snyder: November sales wake up; Nader's new 'great hazard'; Industry Leader of the Year... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Takata U.S. staffers saw trouble coming

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2015

Takata U.S. staffers saw trouble coming; Toyota reissues recall; Sharper Kia Cadenza; Ford fights drugged driving; 'Quiet car' rule delayed.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Lady Gaga and the ’16 Prius

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2015

Lady Gaga and the Prius; Audi sees software fix for 3-liter diesels; U.S. sales look strong in Nov.; Tesla’s cheaper Model X; JLR ditches Detroit, Defender... Read More »

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