Automotive News Automaker News Feed http://www.autonews.com News, blogs and commentary from the leader in North American automotive news en-us Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:00:00 EST Nissan profit rises 37% on U.S., China demand http://www.autonews.com/article/20140728/OEM/140729878/nissan-profit-rises-37-on-u-s-china-demand Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:05:44 EST Nissan said net income rose 37 percent to $1.1 billion in the April-June quarter as deliveries rose in the United States and China, its two biggest markets. VW, Ford, Nissan eye China's entry-level market http://www.autonews.comhttp://europe.autonews.com/article/20140728/BLOG15/140729879/vw-ford-nissan-eye-chinas-entry-level-market Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:35:02 EST Global automakers have long been reluctant to sell cheaper vehicles in China as they seek to protect their healthy profit margins. But now foreign automakers are moving into China's entry-level segment in a quest for market share. GM Korea reaches tentative wage deal, averting strike http://www.autonews.com/article/20140728/OEM01/140729876/gm-korea-reaches-tentative-wage-deal-averting-strike Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:30:41 EST General Motors' South Korean unit reached a tentative wage deal with its labor union today, averting a potential strike at one of its key Asian production bases. Fiat investors advised to vote for Chrysler merger http://www.autonews.comhttp://europe.autonews.com/article/20140728/ANE/140729877/fiat-investors-advised-to-vote-for-chrysler-merger Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:26:20 EST Proxy adviser Glass Lewis has recommended that Fiat investors vote for a merger with Chrysler despite concerns that the voting rights of Exor, Fiat's main shareholder, could potentially increase with a deal. Nissan profit rises 37% on U.S., China demand http://www.autonews.comhttp://europe.autonews.com/article/20140728/COPY/307289930/nissan-profit-rises-37-on-u-s-china-demand Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:05:44 EST Nissan said net income rose 37 percent to $1.1 billion in the April-June quarter as deliveries rose in the U.S. and China. The company narrowed its loss in Europe. Ford, Ram quarrel over heavy-duty pickup towing title http://www.autonews.com/article/20140728/RETAIL03/307289955/ford-ram-quarrel-over-heavy-duty-pickup-towing-title Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ford Motor Co. is threatening legal action if Ram keeps claiming that its pickups offer "best-in-class" towing. Ram's response? In so many words, it's telling Ford to go pound sand. Tell us the true towing rating http://www.autonews.com/article/20140728/RETAIL03/140729890/tell-us-the-true-towing-rating Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST I don't understand why Ford doesn't rate its new Super Duty pickup using the SAE J2807 standard. Toyota delay could have domino effect http://www.autonews.com/article/20140728/OEM04/307289970/toyota-delay-could-have-domino-effect Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Delays in the development of the Toyota New Global Architecture platform may mean several products in the Toyota pipeline could be delayed by as much as six months. Scion's entry-level reload means big changes http://www.autonews.com/article/20140728/OEM04/307289977/scions-entry-level-reload-means-big-changes Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Toyota has decided to keep Scion as a starter brand with a product lineup tailored to young shoppers. Nissan tackles its larger models now http://www.autonews.com/article/20140728/OEM04/307289971/nissan-tackles-its-larger-models-now Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST With most of its small and high-volume models redesigned, Nissan will begin rolling out freshened and re-engineered versions of its larger models and trucks.