Buick becomes first U.S. brand to crack top 3 reliability rankings by Consumer ReportsMon, 24, Oct 2016
Buick cracked into Consumer Reports' ranking of the top three most reliable brands -- a feat no American brand has accomplished since the organization began tracking brand performance in the early 1980s. Buick ranked No. 3 in the magazine's 2016 Annual Auto Reliability Survey. Lexus was the overall No. 1 brand with Toyota right behind it.
Baby boomers swap Corvettes for comfort as U.S. sports-car sales fallFri, 21, Oct 2016
Baby boomers are starting to outgrow their midlife crisis years, and that's bad news for automakers who want to sell sports cars. It was a sign of things to come this month when Ford idled its Mustang plant for a week as sales for the year fell 9 percent.
Ford, Nissan lead effort to further develop industry in AfricaMon, 24, Oct 2016
A group of carmakers led by executives from Ford Motor Co. and Nissan Motor Co. will seek to work with Kenyan authorities to develop an auto-manufacturing industry in the east African country, building on talks with Nigerian lawmakers about their own market.
Deals in Canada slow the jobs bleedingSat, 22, Oct 2016
The roughly $900 million Canadian in investment commitments that Unifor has secured from the Detroit 3 thus far might not be enough to fully reverse the long-term trend of auto manufacturing jobs leaving Canada, labor experts say.
Madam vice president?Mon, 24, Oct 2016
While Ford Motor Co. was getting battered on the campaign trail by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump earlier this year, his rival was apparently considering General Motors' trailblazing CEO as a potential running mate.
DealersMon, 24, Oct 2016
A look at the anniversaries dealerships around the country are celebrating, including dealers for Volvo, Toyota, Mazda, GMC and Dodge.
Google, automakers object to California rules for self-driving carsWed, 19, Oct 2016
Google and automakers objected to California proposals to set new, mandatory rules for testing self-driving cars in the state, which industry officials said could hobble their efforts in the home to much of self-driving vehicle testing and development.
Barra made Clinton's long working list for VP pickTue, 18, Oct 2016
General Motors CEO Mary Barra was listed among 39 potential candidates to be Hillary Clinton's running mate in a hacked email released today by WikiLeaks.
LG Chem expects GM to sell over 30,000 Bolts next yearTue, 18, Oct 2016
LG Chem, a battery supplier for General Motors' upcoming Bolt electric vehicle, said today it expected the automaker to sell more than 30,000 of the cars next year.
Trump, Clinton stick to convention with campaign vehiclesSun, 16, Oct 2016
In the most unconventional of presidential campaigns, the two major party candidates' choices of vehicles have been decidedly conventional.
GM invests millions in Mexico as Ford absorbs Trump's blowsFri, 14, Oct 2016
After watching Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump bash Ford for moving jobs to Mexico, GM has pushed ahead with its own expansion. It just hasn't said as much as Ford. GM is advancing on an $800 million investment for its global small-car lineup that includes a factory retooling in San Luis Potosi state. That plant and another Mexico factory will also build the redesigned Chevy Equinox crossover.
Diesel, manual to be options on Cruze hatchbackMon, 17, Oct 2016
Chevrolet is adding a diesel engine and an optional manual transmission to the just launched Cruze hatchback in a further effort to woo Volkswagen diesel owners affected by VW's emissions scandal.