Connectivity for mom-and-pop fleetsMon, 23, May 2016
General Motors wants to attract mom-and-pop operators with what it bills as the first integrated, hardware-free tool for small businesses to manage their fleets.
Alfa will start Europe sales of 'make or break' Giulia next monthFri, 27, May 2016
Alfa Romeo is pinning its revival hopes on the Giulia, which will go on sale in Europe next month. The credibility of the brand's revival depends on the car, Fiat Chrysler Chief Technology Officer Harald Wester said.
May U.S. sales expected to drop on fewer selling daysThu, 26, May 2016
U.S. new-vehicle sales are expected to be lower this month than in May 2015, as slower growth combines with a calendar that gives dealerships one fewer weekend to draw in shoppers.
Penske rolls out online shopping across U.S.Mon, 23, May 2016
Penske Automotive Group's Preferred Purchase online shopping tool will be available on all 115 of its U.S. dealerships' websites by month end.
TALK FROM THE TOP with Alan Batey: GM isn't sweating share lossesMon, 23, May 2016
GM's sliding market share doesn't faze Alan Batey, who says the company is finally focused on profitable growth and brand building, rather than chasing volume through daily rental sales or overproduction.
GM's Batey puts faith in numbersMon, 23, May 2016
Chat with General Motors' Alan Batey, and you'd hardly suspect that GM has given up more market share this year than any major automaker. That's because the North America chief sees plenty of other numbers he likes.
As it turns out, in-store is on par with onlineMon, 23, May 2016
Consultants have warned dealerships that customers' in-store experience has to match the online one and that too often, they don't. A new survey shows that, in fact, they do.
Can PSA be most efficient carmaker?Mon, 23, May 2016
Under PSA Group's Push to Pass plan, the automaker aims "to become the world's most efficient carmaker," CEO Carlos Tavares says.
U.S. auto sales to fall 5.7% in May, LMC and Power sayThu, 19, May 2016
The days of lofty year-over-year increases in monthly U.S. auto sales may be reaching an end. Forecasters J.D. Power and LMC Automotive say U.S. deliveries of new light vehicles will slide 5.7 percent in May from the same month a year earlier, in part because of two fewer selling days this year.
Nissan investment excites Mitsubishi's U.S. dealer council chairmanTue, 17, May 2016
The chairman of Mitsubishi Motors' U.S. national dealer council's advisory board said he sees new life for the brand after Nissan's $2.2 billion stake.
U.S. residuals predicted to drop 4.2 percentage points, Black Book saysTue, 17, May 2016
Black Book predicts a drop of 4.2 percentage points in used-vehicle residual values over the next three years. New cars and trucks sold in the U.S. in May and June will retain about 47.8 percent of their sticker prices, down from the current 52 percent value for 3-year-old vehicles.
Nissan taps Mayra Gonzalez for trailblazing roleTue, 17, May 2016
Nissan has promoted Mayra Gonzalez, the automaker's sales boss in Mexico, to president of the unit, making her the first woman to lead a Nissan Group country operation.