Honda views CR-V, Accord, Civic as equalsSun, 04, Dec 2016
Honda is riding high on the crossover trend, with a CR-V that has been one of the nation's most popular utility vehicles and a redesigned version queued up to go on sale this month. But Honda doesn't see the CR-V replacing either the Accord or the Civic as its most notable seller.
Confusion en route to self-driving vehiclesMon, 05, Dec 2016
How store eased rift between fixed ops and used-car salesMon, 05, Dec 2016
An inherent tension exists at most franchised dealerships between fixed operations and used-car sales. But at one large North Carolina dealership, that long-standing and bitter conflict has been amicably resolved -- by the accountant.
Penske to expand used-only storesMon, 05, Dec 2016
Penske Automotive Group has launched its own line of standalone used-car stores with the planned purchase of CarSense, which owns five used-only stores in the Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and southern New Jersey.
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.
U.S. sales rebound, climb 3.6%; SAAR remains strong at 17.83 millionThu, 01, Dec 2016
After three straight monthly dips, U.S. light-vehicle sales in November rose 3.6 percent from a year earlier, helped by more generous deals and strong truck demand. Ford, Honda, Nissan, Toyota and GM posted gains. Industrywide volume hit a November record and the SAAR remained strong but dropped to 17.83 million from this year's highest rate -- October's 17.98 million.