First Shift

VIDEO: First Shift: Ford to double Mexico output?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016

Ford to double Mexico output?; Threat to racecar conversions; NHTSA probes FCA rollaway reports; Tesla's Wall St. woes; Report: GM halts in Egypt; Ferrari renames FF; Scion's executive alumni club.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: The many faces of Jeep

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016

'Super' spots: The many faces of Jeep; Catch the Buick Cascada; Toyota's Prius gets away; Sharing the Chevy Volt's powertrain?; VW's generous compensation plan.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Toyota raises net profit outlook

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

Toyota raises net income outlook; Takata turns a profit; Obama to propose $10-per-barrel oil tax; VW replaces top U.S. lawyer; Super Bowl star power.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: VW plans 'emotional' ad push

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

VW plans 'emotional' ads in bid to rebuild trust; Daimler Q4 profit surge; Yen trims Mazda's earnings; Google's rainy-day plan; Scion's demise: When Japan's U.S. ventures go wrong.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: January winners, losers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2016

January U.S. sales winners, losers; GM earnings soar; Ford cutting jobs in Europe; Toyota credit arm settles bias allegations; VW submits repair plan; Prius family shakeup?... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Dealers work to help Flint - quietly

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2016

Dealers quietly lend a hand in Flint; VW facing CA deadline; FCA cleaner-diesel plan; Mazda recalls CX-5, halts sales; Tesla puts law to test in Mich.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Blast cripples Toyota output

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016

Steel-plant blast cripples Toyota output; Hybrid push at Porsche; Saab successor can't use brand name, logo; Used-hybrid values fall; Snyder's angle on January sales.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Recalls clip Honda's profits

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 29, 2016

Airbag recalls clip Honda profits; NSX rocks in Bowl ad; Takata CEO stays for now; Ford open to partner talks; GM, retailers settle FTC complaint; Toyota's minicar move; Rats, rabbits and wires.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Hot trucks, hot profits at Ford

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 28, 2016

Ford profits sizzle on hot truck sales; AutoNation earnings dip; Takata CEO on way out?; New battle among lawyers suing GM; Study: Safety tech putting the brakes on crashes.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Jeep demand lifts FCA earnings

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2016

FCA adjusted earnings up 39% on Jeep demand; Toyota keeps No. 1 spot, denies Suzuki talks; 5.1M more vehicles with faulty airbags; Fields to join IBM board; Buick ad stars Cascada.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Lawyers battle GM, and each other

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2016

Lawyers battle GM, and each other; Clinton, Sanders rap JCI deal; Mazda's wintry offensive; Hyundai earnings drop again; Ford plant's Super Duty.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Ford to exit Japan, Indonesia

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2016

Ford to exit Japan, Indonesia; JCI merging with Tyco; Fiat's self-help plan; Takata seeking aid from Honda, Nissan?; VW union leader rejects productivity push; Zetsche's CA surprise.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: GM ignition-switch case dismissed

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 22, 2016

GM ignition-switch case dismissed; U.S. years behind on EV goal, official says; F-150, Escape getting 'stop-start' tech; Analyst: Chevy Bolt no game-changer; Europe sales slowdown.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: GM launches ride-sharing unit

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 21, 2016

GM launches ride-sharing unit, Maven; New wheels for Obama?; Big discounts on Fords; New Mexico sues VW; Chance to buy Fiat 500L 'Popemobile'; Snyder: 2016 industry challenges.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: VW board backs Mueller

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2016

VW board backs Mueller; Obama dilemma: Gas prices vs. EV sales; AutoNation chief: Pricey pickups a luxury; Subaru days supply smallest, Alfa largest; Elon Musk a Luddite?... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Deeper GM ride-sharing push

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2016

Deeper GM ride-sharing push: automaker acquires Sidecar assets; VW said to hire ex-FBI director Freeh; A new era for Lexus?; Restructuring Toyota; Renault emissions moves.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: FCA fires back at accusers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 15, 2016

FCA fires back at accusers; New Ford Mexico plant?; Made-in-China Cadillac; U.S. self-driving push; Jeep Cherokee gets Overland trim; Marchionne stands by consolidation push... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Dealerships allege FCA conspiracy

7:30 am U.S. ET | Jan. 14, 2016

FCA conspired to report fake sales, two dealerships allege; AN World Congress: BMW's battle plans, 'Tone-deaf' move on Barra?, Disruptive Tesla view, Personal rides still rule.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Jackson's warning to industry

7:30 am U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2016

AutoNation's Jackson warns of 'recipe for disaster'; NHTSA chief: Get proactive on safety; Google's Krafcik: We'll need help; Toyota's gas-price dilemma; Will Bolt's rise lift all EVs?... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Honda Ridgeline, version 2

7:30 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2016

In Detroit: Honda reveals 2nd-gen Ridgeline; Kia's big, green SUV concept; Genesis aims for luxury leaders; 'Awesome' Lexus coupe; Marchionne's Jeep DNA analysis; F-150 Raptor SuperCrew.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Buick's surprise: Avista coupe

7:45 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2016

Detroit debuts: Buick surprise coupe, Benz E Class, Chrysler's new minivan: Pacifica; VW previews concept crossover; Fusion's interior updates; Where sales are at risk; Fewer dealerships needed?... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Detroit auto show preview

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2016

On tap in Detroit: Chrysler minivan, Honda pickup, Buick surprise; Fusion's new front; Hyundai Santa Fe headed to Ala.; Mitsu predicts robust U.S. sales, offers a plug-in peek; Transforming Volvo.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Buick plans Super Bowl debut

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 7, 2016

Buick's Bowl debut; Chevy reveals Bolt, previews Cruze hatch; Volvo S90 gets Pilot Assist; VW diesel buybacks?; Ford earnings redo; Mitsu gives up; 2030 vision of car market.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: December winners, losers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 6, 2016

Dec. U.S. sales winners, losers; good year for Land Rover, tough year for Smart; VW microbus goes EV; New take on BMW i8; Toyota all-star team; Past Detroit-show standouts.... Read More »

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 »

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