Nissan's 'Rogue One' campaign put dealer team in starring roleSun, 11, Dec 2016
Philadelphia dealers help thousands of needy childrenSat, 10, Dec 2016
Since 2008, the Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation has delivered 265,252 winter coats to needy children in greater Philadelphia. Participating dealers donate one new coat per car sold in September. Now, excess revenue from the 2017 dealer-run Philadelphia Auto Show also will go to buy coats.
Volkswagen Group leads automotive spending on advertisingFri, 09, Dec 2016
Volkswagen Group led automotive spending on Advertising Age’s 2016 list of the top 100 advertisement spenders worldwide. Fifteen automakers and tire maker Bridgestone constituted the automotive category on the World’s Largest Advertisers list.
Average U.S. fuel economy holds steady in NovemberFri, 09, Dec 2016
The average fuel economy for new cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. remained unchanged in November as an increasing number of light trucks were sold in comparison to cars, the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute said today.
Daimler will become 2016's biggest luxury automaker, Zetsche saysFri, 09, Dec 2016
Daimler will become the biggest and most profitable luxury carmaker this year, CEO Dieter Zetsche said. Achieving the target would put Mercedes back on top for the first time since 2005 when it lost the sales crown to BMW.
Incentives, excess new-car inventory, put a drag on used vehicle valuesWed, 07, Dec 2016
An increase in new-car incentives and “channel stuffing” -- excess new-vehicle inventory on dealers' lots -- caused used-vehicle prices to slip 1 percent in November, according to one closely watched used-vehicle price index released today.
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia priced in U.S. starting at $38,990Thu, 08, Dec 2016
'Mystery device' helps thieves steal cars with push-button ignitions, report saysWed, 07, Dec 2016
The National Insurance Crime Bureau today said it obtained and tested a so-called “mystery device” that can allow a thief to break into a vehicle without leaving behind any of the traditional pieces of evidence such as broken glass.
Beepi merges with mobile car-buying platform co-founded by Scott PainterWed, 07, Dec 2016
Ford conducts additional tests on 2017 F-150 and Raptor 10-speed transmissionsTue, 06, Dec 2016
Ford's 2017 F-150 and Raptor trucks with a new 10-speed transmission began arriving on some dealer lots last month, but the automaker said it is holding some models for additional testing as part of its normal launch ramp-up.
Ford's futurist foreshadows consumer trends to watch in 2017Wed, 07, Dec 2016
As the in-house futurist at Ford, Sheryl Connelly's job is to predict the future -- not necessarily about driving or cars, but about how consumer behavior is changing. Connelly's findings, however, often have a bearing on how the automaker designs, builds and markets cars.