en-usVince Bond Jr. Feed Acura NSX prototype bursts into flames during testingThu, 24 Jul 2014 13:42:39 ESTAn Acura NSX prototype burst into flames today while testing in Germany, but Acura says the futuristic sports car is continuing "progress toward its highly anticipated launch." Hyundai nabs a win in J.D. Power APEAL Study a month after leading IQSWed, 23 Jul 2014 10:00:00 ESTFor the first time, Hyundai is the top-ranked nonpremium brand in the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout Study -- a month after leading nonpremium brands in the company's Initial Quality Study. Targeted digital video ads deliver preferred car colorsTue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 ESTA New York company that creates personalized online video ads is harnessing the power of the palette. Say, for instance, a car shopper builds a shiny red SUV in an automaker's online configurator. Shopping sites ratchet up battle against botsSun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 ESTInternet bots, nefarious software code masquerading as human Web users, are invading online car shopping sites and skewing traffic and other user data. Superior investor touts board slate in proxy fightWed, 9 Jul 2014 16:12:19 ESTGAMCO Asset Management, the largest institutional shareholder of aluminum wheel supplier Superior Industries, today unveiled its slate of board nominees it wants shareholders to elect at Superior's annual meeting next month. Superior Industries faces proxy fight over board membersTue, 8 Jul 2014 16:08:31 ESTAluminum wheel supplier Superior Industries International faces a shareholder proxy fight at its annual meeting next month. Inside the Camaro's transformation for latest 'Transformers' film Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:09:22 ESTThe reimagined Camaro in the latest Transformers film features a slew of design alterations unique to the movie. What's behind Hyundai-Kia quality win?Sat, 21 Jun 2014 00:01:00 ESTHyundai-Kia's first-ever first-place showing in the 2014 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study is a significant milestone for a Korean manufacturer that once struggled with quality. Hyundai-Kia tops J.D. Power's Initial Quality Study for 1st timeWed, 18 Jun 2014 13:00:00 ESTFor the first time, Hyundai-Kia group topped rival automakers in JD Power's Initial Quality Study, while last year's leader, General Motors, fell to third. Highlights from the 'Car Wars' reportMon, 16 Jun 2014 00:01:00 ESTFiat Chrysler Automobiles goal of a 4-point share gain by 2018 is 'unattainable,' and General Motors will rely heavily on crossovers, according to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 'Car Wars' report. Here are some highlights. Bill Hoglund: Candid and charismaticMon, 16 Jun 2014 00:01:00 ESTBill Hoglund, who died on June 8 at age 79, was a new kind of General Motors executive. He was sometimes dangerously outspoken, and he liked to try new things. Share will hinge on makers' product paceMon, 16 Jun 2014 00:01:00 ESTFord Motor Co. and Honda Motor Co. lost more U.S. market share than any other automakers so far this year. But that may soon change, according to this year's "Car Wars" report from Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Smartphone app helps set insurance discountsMon, 16 Jun 2014 00:01:00 ESTAllstate Insurance Co. this year unveiled the Drivewise mobile app that gauges driving behavior through smartphones to set insurance discounts for motorists in three states. Bill Hoglund, former Pontiac and Saturn chief, dies at 79Mon, 9 Jun 2014 16:02:54 ESTBill Hoglund, a retired executive and CFO of General Motors, and close confidant of former Chairman and CEO Jack Smith, died on Sunday June 9, 2014. He was 79. Buick lets blue hair downMon, 9 Jun 2014 00:01:00 ESTWith a changing product mix that now includes a turbocharged sports sedan and a compact crossover, Buick is diversifying its marketing approach, venturing into advertising media that are popular with young, connected... Win at Indy is a win for cancer fightSun, 1 Jun 2014 00:01:00 ESTAutoNation partnered with Hunter-Reay's Racing for Cancer charity in May 2013 to beat the disease. Toyota remains most valuable car brand worldwide, study saysWed, 21 May 2014 00:01:00 ESTToyota is the world's most valuable car brand once again, while Ford and GM's Chevrolet brand are making strides as consumer confidence builds in the United States, according to research released today by marketing... Birthday videos court consumersMon, 19 May 2014 00:01:00 ESTSure, interrupting the daily grind to sing "Happy Birthday" to a stranger on Facebook can be inconvenient. Kia aims $60,400 K900 at 'confident individualists'Mon, 19 May 2014 00:01:00 ESTKia is taking the slow and steady approach to its freshly launched K900 luxury sedan. $60,000 Kia K900 made for 'confident individualists,' says VPThu, 15 May 2014 16:06:38 ESTKia is taking the slow and steady approach to its freshly launched K900 luxury sedan. Superior awards new CEO Stebbins $2.6M in stock incentivesTue, 13 May 2014 12:32:40 ESTDonald Stebbins, the former Visteon CEO who is taking the helm of wheel-maker Superior Industries International, is getting a compensation package that includes 132,455 restricted shares of common stock -- currently valued... Looking beyond buyers' credit scoresMon, 12 May 2014 00:01:00 ESTIt's a finance and insurance manager's biggest challenge: a customer who's ready to buy but has no credit score. Targeted marketing yields lessons for broader appealsMon, 12 May 2014 00:01:00 ESTAs the face of America's population has changed, so too has the business of multicultural marketing and advertising. Outsmart the fake pay stubWed, 7 May 2014 00:01:00 ESTMissing pay stubs are pitfalls for finance and insurance managers. Finance managers don't want to ask a potential customer to go home and get a couple of pay stubs to verify his or her income. Dodge, Land Rover, Lamborghini draw youngest new-vehicle buyers, IHS report saysMon, 5 May 2014 14:58:04 ESTDodge attracted the youngest U.S. buyers among nonluxury brands in 2013, with nearly 15 percent of its new-vehicle customers age 25 to 34, a report by IHS Automotive says. Ex-Visteon chief Stebbins named CEO of Superior IndustriesWed, 30 Apr 2014 14:18:59 ESTDonald Stebbins, the former Visteon CEO who was ousted in 2012 after a two-year dispute with board members, today was named CEO of aluminum wheel supplier Superior Industries. Magna expands Mexico powertrain operations for Audi AWDWed, 30 Apr 2014 00:01:00 ESTMagna International is expanding its powertrain operations in Mexico with a $75 million plant to produce all-wheel-drive systems for Audi. NBA ban on Clippers owner clears path for sponsors Kia, M-B, CarMax to returnTue, 29 Apr 2014 18:00:35 ESTWith Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling banned for life from the NBA for making racially insensitive comments, the door appears open for corporate sponsors such as Kia Motors America and CarMax to one day return to... Magna expands Mexico powertrain operations for Audi AWDTue, 29 Apr 2014 13:32:08 ESTCanadian parts supplier Magna International is expanding its powertrain operations in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, with a $75 million plant to produce all-wheel-drive systems for Audi.