Automotive News Table of Contents
Thousands of car dealerships are poised to receive a payoff stemming from a multinational price-fixing conspiracy that snared 47 suppliers for rigging bids on commodity parts.
That trust that automakers have worked so hard to rekindle among their parts suppliers? It's slipping away again.
Adding electric power to work vehicles could help pave the way to broader acceptance of plug-in vehicles among the general public.
Keith Crain, Editor-in-Chief of Automotive News, will receive the Washington Auto Show Lifetime Achievement award on Jan. 25.
The plan to shift more pickup production to Mexico depends on the survival of a trade pact that President Donald Trump has called the worst U.S. trade deal ever.
Amid rising fears that President Donald Trump may fulfill his campaign threat to scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement, the business community is looking to stretch out the renegotiation process.
Waymo's mission to develop a fully autonomous vehicle, without a human backup, was a significant draw for AutoNation.
NAAA's board is expected to vote on mandatory safety standards for auction members at this month's annual convention, changing how buyers can act in the lane.
Automakers have to walk a fine line between updating their interiors and keeping customers happy.
The future of the North American Free Trade Agreement will be the topic of a roundtable discussion of industry leaders at the Automotive News World Congress in January.
The car features several more aggressive design features than the current top-tier Corvette Z06.
The electronic door handles on the just-launched Range Rover Velar are more expensive and complex than regular mechanical door handles.
Carlos Ghosn heard years of skepticism from competitors about his bullishness on electric vehicles. Now, the herd is following him.
Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa is steering away from the aggressive numerical goals of his predecessor, Carlos Ghosn, and toward more fuzzy ones. In the key U.S. market, the softening of hard targets could spell some relief for dealers.
The TagRail platform ensures transparency of key metrics at a Toronto dealership, minimizes sales-vs-management tussles and streamlines customers' car-buying experience.
Regarding “Why are disruptors dangerous? They aren't protecting a business model,” Nov. 6: “Disruption” is inappropriate for the auto industry.
Seriously, dear Mr. Lutz, it's people who buy your products, who elect politicians, who pay taxes. To ignore their fears and needs shows the kind of monumental arrogance and stupidity that should have disappeared long ago.
The industry is on the verge of a spectacular realignment, and whether it follows Bob Lutz's vision or not, never has it been more important to have a vision.
Juergen Hubbert is not giving your readers the correct information in “Mercedes A class moose-test crisis recalled."
The “Auto Add-ons Add Up” study published by the National Consumer Law Center last month is too biased to be accorded the weight of empirically derived, credible research.
Bob Lutz is right, although I am a little more optimistic going forward.
Companies impacted the most should have the biggest say in what, if any, changes should be made to NAFTA.
It is so hard to find car lovers that can face a disrupted future for the auto industry!
Project XX will hopefully launch many conversations in an industry that has spoken little about sexism.
When will someone put some numbers to the cost of a public fast charge, or will this be another government giveaway similar to the $7,500 tax credit for the purchase of an electric vehicle?
After reading Bob Lutz's prediction of the future of the automotive industry , I started thinking about the downstream impact of fewer drivers and driverless vehicles.
Subaru is on pace for a ninth-straight year of record retail sales in the U.S., but sliding wholesale volume is denting the Japanese company's profitability.
Toyota sounded the alarm about deteriorating conditions in the U.S. even as it logged increased quarterly profits and lifted its full-year earnings outlook.
Akio Toyoda is keeping his eyes on the future, the far, far future, as the Toyota Motor Corp. president pilots his company through a rapidly changing automotive landscape. The biggest risk, he says, is thinking 2050 is too far away and doing nothing.
CEO Osamu Masuko wants Mitsubishi Motors Corp. to make a V-shaped recovery from the dark days of 2016 when it was laid low by a fuel economy scandal in Japan. And it is rebounding fast with the help of its new alliance partner, Nissan Motor Co.
At Schomp Automotive Group, customer-facing software smooths a one-person, one-price, one-hour car-buying process.
Four of the six public new-car retailers boosted F&I gross profit per vehicle in the third quarter, while the other two posted declines.
Phil Brook started leading the brands' marketing in April amid a product blitz, including Buick's Avenir subbrand, and a restructuring of its agency business.
The program began at the State Fair of Texas in September 2016 and, after drawing a quick following, was expanded nationally.
For the latest Star Wars tie-in, dealers had a challenge for Nissan's marketing brass: How could they spread the fervor across the Nissan lineup?
IAC Group's new plant in Poland is a strategy play to be at the doorstep of global luxury automakers as the industry shifts to higher-grade interiors.
Storm replacement sales in September and October helped automakers trim inventory to normal levels for the first time since winter.
Chevy appears to be doing little to nothing to attract the hundreds of thousands of consumers who could wait years for a Tesla Model 3 into a Chevrolet Bolt EV — an actual all-electric car not from "manufacturing Hell."
Not many engineers get to own the concept cars they helped to develop.
Three units of Dodge's hottest car, the Challenger SRT Demon, go up in flames.