GM to cut shift at Ohio plant as Chevy Cruze sales slumpApril 13
GM is cutting one of two shifts at its Lordstown Assembly plant in Ohio amid stalling sales of the Chevrolet Cruze. Up to half of the factory's roughly 3,000 workers, including 2,700 hourly, could be affected when the shift is eliminated on June 18.
Chevy Malibu, Cruze, Spark undergo nip, tuck for 2019April 6
Chevrolet is not giving up on passenger cars and is giving the Cruze, Malibu and Spark facelifts, including a split grille design, upgraded infotainment systems and realigned or additional options for the 2019 model year.
Toyota: Let's bring order to small-car lineJan. 22
MAZDA: Lower fleet shipments dent '17 resultsJan. 3
Crossovers, SUVs are 'margin builders'July 24, 2017
Across segments from subcompact to full-size, average transaction prices for SUVs and crossovers in the first half of 2017 ran well higher than similar-size sedans and hatchbacks, an analysis of Kelley Blue Book data shows.
GM extends summer shutdown at 2 plants amid car slumpJune 14, 2017
GM is extending the normal two-week summer shutdowns at two U.S. assembly plants to as many as five weeks amid a slump in car demand and high inventories. The Lordstown, Ohio, factory builds the Chevrolet Cruze and the Fairfax, Kan., plant assembles the Chevrolet Malibu.
Shark noses, bobtails and windswept: What people think of Mercedes Concept A SedanMay 2, 2017
Crossovers and SUVs might be selling in droves from China to the U.S., but Mercedes-Benz is still experimenting with cars, as seen with the Concept A Sedan. Here's what some journalists are saying about the baby sedan:
What to do about cars?April 17, 2017
Behind the scenes at the New York auto show, industry executives were grappling with questions about cars. How low will their market share go, amid hot crossovers and SUVs? How to reignite the appeal of cars?