Automotive News Retail News Feed http://www.autonews.com News, blogs and commentary from the leader in North American automotive news en-us Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:00:00 EST Ford sets high 2020 sales goal while Europe remains a drag http://www.autonews.comhttp://europe.autonews.com/article/20140930/ANE/140939998/ford-sets-high-2020-sales-goal-while-europe-remains-a-drag Tue, 30 Sep 2014 03:54:51 EST Ford targets boosting its global vehicle sales by 52 percent to 9.4 million annually by 2020 as the automaker looks to fast-growing Asian markets to offset the poor-performing regions of Europe and South America. Bollywood actor and Olympic athlete boost Hyundai, Nissan http://www.autonews.com/article/20140930/VIRALVIDEO/309309997/bollywood-actor-and-olympic-athlete-boost-hyundai-nissan Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:01:00 EST Hyundai's "Xtra Love" features Indian film titan Shah Rukh Khan. Ford sets goal of 9.4M global sales by 2020, cuts profit outlook for '14 http://www.autonews.com/article/20140929/RETAIL01/140929873/ford-sets-goal-of-9-4m-global-sales-by-2020-cuts-profit-outlook-for Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:28:01 EST Ford aims to raise global sales 52 percent annually by 2020 by tapping fast-growing Asian markets, investing heavily in Lincoln, and expanding its global offerings of small cars and utility vehicles. Wrong move for Cadillac -- the creative vibe is in Detroit, not New York http://www.autonews.com/article/20140929/BLOG06/140929882/wrong-move-for-cadillac-the-creative-vibe-is-in-detroit-not-new-york Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:28:21 EST It seems like GM is missing a big opportunity in moving Cadillac's headquarters to trendy SoHo in New York. I know I'm biased, but I can't think of many cooler places to have a marketing office than Detroit. Ford brings new F-150 to dealers, consumers for test drives http://www.autonews.com/article/20140929/OEM04/140929889/ford-brings-new-f-150-to-dealers-consumers-for-test-drives Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:30:00 EST Ford is demonstrating the capabilities of its redesigned, aluminum-bodied 2015 F-150 pickup to dealership sales personnel and consumers. Buyers snap up pricier models http://www.autonews.com/article/20140929/FINANCE_AND_INSURANCE/309299954/buyers-snap-up-pricier-models Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:01:00 EST Consumers in the United States are willingly paying more than ever for new vehicles, enticed by low interest rates, cheap leases and ubiquitous six-year loans that keep monthly payments affordable while the total price tag rises by thousands of... Cadillac prepares dealers for a jolt http://www.autonews.com/article/20140929/RETAIL07/309299955/cadillac-prepares-dealers-for-a-jolt Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:01:00 EST New Cadillac boss Johan de Nysschen's philosophy of creating some scarcity for a product that often has been the focus of discount sales will come as a blow to some U.S. dealers. NADA tells Nissan to butt out of dealer surveys http://www.autonews.com/article/20140929/RETAIL06/309299953/nada-tells-nissan-to-butt-out-of-dealer-surveys Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:01:00 EST The National Automobile Dealers Association has rapped Nissan's knuckles for "actions by some Nissan representatives" to boost scores in a survey of dealer attitudes toward automakers. Big ideas in the Big Apple http://www.autonews.com/article/20140929/RETAIL03/140929891/big-ideas-in-the-big-apple Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:01:00 EST Four of the industry's chief marketers shared strategies for communicating in the digital age during the third annual Automotive News Marketing Seminar last week in New York. Internet's down. Let's use the Volt! http://www.autonews.com/article/20140929/RETAIL/309299966/internets-down-lets-use-the-volt Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:01:00 EST One salesman's creative solution to when the internet went out. %]