Ford stockpiles 2017 F-150s to test new transmissionsTue, 06, Dec 2016
Ford is stockpiling 2017 model F-150 trucks, delaying delivery to dealers while it runs final tests on a new 10-speed transmission, a top executive said. The trucks should be delivered by the end of the year, Joe Hinrichs, head of Ford's automotive operations in the Americas, said in an interview on Monday.
AutoNation's about-face draws fire from 2 Senate DemocratsTue, 06, Dec 2016
A duo of Senate Democrats who've introduced legislation aimed at preventing the sale of used vehicles with unrepaired safety recalls blasted AutoNation Inc.'s reversal of its 16-month ban on the sale of such vehicles at its dealerships.
GM 's Maven vehicle-sharing service coming to Kitchener, Ont.Tue, 06, Dec 2016
Chevrolet midsize crossover spottedTue, 06, Dec 2016
GM has been spotted testing a vehicle that could be Chevrolet’s upcoming midsize crossover planned to slot between the Equinox and Traverse. The vehicle, expected to be called the Blazer, would be the same size as the 2017 GMC Acadia, which is noticeably smaller than the first-generation Acadia.
Infiniti global sales on track for record year, chief saysTue, 06, Dec 2016
Morse's 3 keys: Good people, products, processesMon, 05, Dec 2016
After his father's death in July, Teddy Morse, 41, took over his family's dealership group, founded by his grandfather in 1963. In this Q&A, he talks about his baptism by fire, the personnel policies he learned from his father and grandfather and other matters.
Mazda's 2-step plan to pull ahead of the packMon, 05, Dec 2016
Mazda Motor Corp. CEO Masamichi Kogai, fighting sliding sales and a tougher U.S. auto market, is banking on an ambitious next-generation product plan to lift the boutique Japanese brand above its mass-market competitors.
Tesla opens gallery in Michigan mallMon, 05, Dec 2016
Tesla Motors Inc. has set up shop in Michigan. After filing a lawsuit in federal court in September contesting the state's direct-to-consumer sales ban, the electric-vehicle maker on Thursday, Dec. 1, opened a one-car gallery 20 miles outside of Detroit.
Confusion en route to self-driving vehiclesMon, 05, Dec 2016
Dodge considers return to NASCARMon, 05, Dec 2016
Dodge wants to get back into NASCAR, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said on Sunday. "Yes I'd love to," he said. "I talked to Jim France (executive vice-president of NASCAR) about this just last night."
China slaps 10% tax on ultraluxury vehiclesThu, 01, Dec 2016
Panasonic in final talks to buy headlight maker ZKW, report saysMon, 05, Dec 2016
Panasonic is in the final stages of talks to buy Austrian automotive headlight maker ZKW Group for up to $1 billion, accelerating its push into the automotive electronics market, the Nikkei business daily reported today.