Automotive News Editors Pick Feed http://www.autonews.com News, blogs and commentary from the leader in North American automotive news en-us Tue, 2 Sep 2014 06:00:00 EST The marketing move behind Buick's big year http://www.autonews.com/article/20140901/RETAIL03/309019958/the-marketing-move-behind-buicks-big-year Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:01:00 EST Buick-GMC chief Duncan Aldred believes that the ad campaign that's been running since March just might be starting to do something that a lineup of handsome sheet metal could not: transform Buick's old-fogey image. Palmer: Infiniti is 'different, personalized and provocative' http://www.autonews.com/article/20140901/OEM02/309019998/palmer-infiniti-is-different-personalized-and-provocative Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:01:00 EST Infiniti Chairman Andy Palmer is working to reposition the brand as a design- and technology-driven alternative to Germany's premium automakers. Elantra's new look http://www.autonews.com/article/20140901/OEM03/140829847/elantras-new-look Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:01:00 EST The re-engineered 2016 Hyundai Elantra gets major changes to its sheet metal and proportions. This spy photo shows a longer and sleeker sedan, with bigger front and rear overhangs and a hood that looks stretched from the current version. Where Jaguar Land Rover may take EVs, hybrids http://www.autonews.com/article/20140901/OEM05/309019980/where-jaguar-land-rover-may-take-evs-hybrids Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:01:00 EST Wolfgang Ziebart, head of product development for Jaguar Land Rover, is guiding the expansion of the Land Rover and Jaguar ranges. First from China? Volvo S60L gets the nod http://www.autonews.com/article/20140901/GLOBAL03/309019957/first-from-china-volvo-s60l-gets-the-nod Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:01:00 EST That tsunami of cheap cars from China predicted to hit U.S. shores has been slow in coming. For Alfa dealer, the wait is over http://www.autonews.com/article/20140901/RETAIL/309019989/for-alfa-dealer-the-wait-is-over Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:01:00 EST From his small dealership between New York City and Connecticut, 78-year-old Alfredo Gulla has waited nearly 20 years for his beloved Alfa Romeo to return. GM eases rules on techs' work reports http://www.autonews.com/article/20140901/RETAIL05/309019992/gm-eases-rules-on-techs-work-reports Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:01:00 EST General Motors has retreated from a controversial policy that required dealership service technicians to essentially punch a time clock for every repair order. Collection Auto's Bernie Moreno cultivates managerial talent http://www.autonews.com/article/20140901/RETAIL07/309019995/collection-autos-bernie-moreno-cultivates-managerial-talent Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:01:00 EST Bernie Moreno was 28 and had no auto retailing experience when Boston dealer Herb Chambers hired him as general manager of a Saturn store. Kia to boost Forte supply -- in 2016 http://www.autonews.com/article/20140901/RETAIL/309019976/kia-to-boost-forte-supply-in-2016 Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:01:00 EST Kia is evaluating which nameplates it will assemble as part of "a range" of compact models to be built at the plant in Monterrey that Kia announced last week. Volvo XC90 targets U.S. http://www.autonews.com/article/20140901/OEM03/309019974/volvo-xc90-targets-u-s Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:01:00 EST Volvo's U.S. dealerships will receive about a third of the 80,000 XC90 units built annually when the brand's redesigned flagship crossover is running at full capacity. %]