Automotive News Retail News Feed http://www.autonews.com News, blogs and commentary from the leader in North American automotive news en-us Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:00:00 EST Ford's Q3 pretax profit falls 54%; Europe loss widens http://www.autonews.comhttp://europe.autonews.com/article/20141024/COPY/310249958/fords-q3-pretax-profit-falls-54-europe-loss-widens Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:06:40 EST Ford's third-quarter pretax operating profit fell 54 percent, hurt by lower sales volume and higher warranty costs. Ford was profitable in North America and Asia Pacific, but lost money in Europe, South America and Middle East and Africa. Ford's Q3 pretax operating profit falls 54% to $1.18 billion http://www.autonews.com/article/20141024/OEM01/141029892/fords-q3-pretax-operating-profit-falls-54-to-1-18-billion Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:06:40 EST Ford's third-quarter pretax operating profit tumbled 54 percent from a year earlier to $1.18 billion, hurt by lower sales volume and higher warranty costs. Net income was $835 million, down 34 percent, Ford said in a statement today. Opel on track to achieve turnaround, GM says http://www.autonews.comhttp://europe.autonews.com/article/20141024/ANE/141029894/opel-on-track-to-achieve-turnaround-gm-says Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:14:48 EST Opel/Vauxhall is on track to achieve a turnaround despite headwinds from Russia and a wider third-quarter loss, parent GM says. New models such as the Corsa will give the division a boost in the months ahead. UK car production set for record in 2014 despite September dip http://www.autonews.comhttp://europe.autonews.com/article/20141024/ANE/141029896/uk-car-production-set-for-record-in-2014-despite-september-dip Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:47:54 EST UK car production is still on track to reach its highest level in six years despite lower output in September. New Jaguar, Mini and Honda models will help boost production. AutoNation signs on to sponsor college bowl game http://www.autonews.com/article/20141023/RETAIL07/141029900/autonation-signs-on-to-sponsor-college-bowl-game Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:16:39 EST AutoNation will become title sponsor of a new college football bowl game that will raise money for breast cancer research. Toyota's ad agency will join move to Texas http://www.autonews.com/article/20141023/RETAIL03/141029901/toyotas-ad-agency-will-join-move-to-texas Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:30:00 EST Toyota's Los Angeles-based U.S. advertising agency is following its longtime client to Dallas in a bid to prolong their nearly 40-year relationship. Edmunds.com pulls anti-haggling ads after dealer complaints http://www.autonews.com/article/20141023/RETAIL03/141029903/edmunds-com-pulls-anti-haggling-ads-after-dealer-complaints Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:00:12 EST Edmunds.com has pulled a YouTube ad campaign that spoofed price haggling but that dealers found offensive. Group 1 slows acquisition pace http://www.autonews.com/article/20141023/RETAIL07/141029908/group-1-slows-acquisition-pace Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:03:00 EST Put off by high prices for dealerships and unacceptable returns, Group 1 Automotive will slow its acquisition pace in the near term, CEO Earl Hesterberg said today. Hyundai's third-quarter profit falls 29% on firmer currency, sluggish sales http://www.autonews.comhttp://europe.autonews.com/article/20141023/ANE/141029926/hyundais-third-quarter-profit-falls-29-on-firmer-currency-sluggish Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:15:33 EST Hyundai posted a 29 percent decline in third-quarter net profit, the steepest drop in at least six quarters. The automaker was hit by slowing sales growth and a stronger local currency but expects earnings to bounce back in the fourth quarter. Hyundai's Q3 profit falls 29% on firmer currency, sluggish sales http://www.autonews.com/article/20141023/COPY01/310239967/hyundais-q3-profit-falls-29-on-firmer-currency-sluggish-sales Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:15:33 EST Hyundai posted a 29 percent fall in third-quarter net profit, the steepest decline in at least six quarters, hit by slowing sales growth and a stronger local currency, but said it expected earnings to bounce back in the fourth quarter. %]