FIXED OPS JOURNAL: Monetizing the service drive is key to dealerships' survivalMon, 20, Feb 2017
Frank Ferrara, Hyundai Motor America's retired vice president of customer satisfaction, says the lack of a long-term focus and doing "crazy stuff" can get in the way of building stronger parts and service operations.
PSA's takeover plan has analysts puzzledMon, 20, Feb 2017
Carlos Tavares, PSA Group's energetic CEO, made a promise when he took over the struggling French automaker in 2014: Let us fix the business, then we can look to forge partnerships that foster our growth. He's done the first part.
Ford found a recipe for profits in EuropeMon, 20, Feb 2017
General Motors hasn't made money in Europe since Bill Clinton was president. If the world's third-largest auto-maker fails to unload its Opel European division on PSA Group, it could look to its crosstown rival in Dearborn, Mich., for an example of how to right the ship.
Canada well-positioned to revamp NAFTA, Ontario economic chief saysMon, 20, Feb 2017
CEO: Aston doesn't need merger to surviveMon, 20, Feb 2017
Cooperation with a larger automaker, however - gaining access to large automaker technologies - is Aston Martin's path to future success, CEO Andy Palmer told the first Automotive News Canada Congress here last week.
Former Uber exec fined $90,000 for illegal lobbyingMon, 20, Feb 2017
Former Uber executive David Plouffe, once a top aide to former President Barack Obama, has been fined $90,000 by the Chicago Board of Ethics for illegally lobbying Mayor Rahm Emanuel, another former Obama aide.
Baker 'put Land Rover on the map'Mon, 20, Feb 2017
Suppliers cheer up a little, OESA survey findsMon, 20, Feb 2017
Suppliers are already mulling over Mexico optionsMon, 20, Feb 2017
Marchionne: Alfa to get 2 more crossoversMon, 20, Feb 2017
The Giulia Sport Wagon may have disappeared from Alfa Romeo's product plans, but Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says Alfa, which is launching its first crossover, will soon have two more crossovers.
Toyota gets serious about plug-in hybridsMon, 20, Feb 2017
For years, Toyota Motor Corp. has shortchanged plug-in hybrids by offering just one nameplate in the category, and a slow selling one at that: the Prius PHV. But Japan's top carmaker says that's about to change.