Lincoln to provide free pickup, delivery for service vehiclesTue, 28, Jun 2016
Lincoln, in a bid to stand out among larger luxury brands, will provide free pickup and delivery of service vehicles to new owners starting with 2017 models.
U.S. underestimates cost of fuel and CO2 goals, automakers sayTue, 28, Jun 2016
U.S. regulators have underestimated the cost and difficulty of achieving their vehicle fuel-economy and greenhouse-gas targets for 2025 and are giving California too much power to shape the country's policies on those issues, an automaker group said.
Automakers rank high on annual ad-spending listTue, 28, Jun 2016
The Detroit 3 held their top-10 rankings unchanged on Advertising Age's list of the 200 Leading National Advertisers for 2015. Most other automakers slipped, as companies such as Amazon, Expedia and Merck climbed.
Q&A on Volkswagen scandal settlementTue, 28, Jun 2016
Volkswagen has agreed to offer nearly 500,000 owners of diesel vehicles it sold in the U.S. a choice between selling their cars back to VW, or waiting to see if the company can develop technology that brings the vehicles into compliance with pollution standards. The deal also includes cash compensation.
Transmission is no truce for Camaro and MustangMon, 27, Jun 2016
Despite partisan loyalties on each side, starting next year the Chevrolet Camaro will share a transmission with the Ford Mustang.
Glimpses of the redesigned Volvo XC60Mon, 27, Jun 2016
Spy photos of next year's redesigned Volvo XC60 show the midsize crossover with heavy cladding, making it difficult to tell whether the vehicle will look radically different from today's version.
Ford's Indonesian dealers demand compensation after abrupt withdrawalMon, 27, Jun 2016
Ford's dealers in Indonesia are demanding around $75 million in compensation after the U.S. carmaker announced in January it would close all operations in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.
U.S. June sales expected to rise, but slower demand, higher incentives concern analystsMon, 27, Jun 2016
Halfway through 2016, U.S. new-vehicle sales remain on pace to set a second consecutive annual record, but analysts say they're concerned about slowing retail demand and rising incentives. June sales are expected to rise about 5 percent from a year ago, according to analysts at TrueCar, LMC Automotive and Kelley Blue Book.
Ford Escape stars in new series on Verizon video platformMon, 27, Jun 2016
The 2017 Ford Escape will help people avoid “capture” in a new series airing on Verizon’s recently-launched video platform. "The Runner," an original series from executive producers Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, will appear on Verizon's Go90 mobile video service, the company said Monday.
M-B execs to sample life in the storesMon, 27, Jun 2016
About 40 Mercedes-Benz USA managers will each spend a week this summer working at a Mercedes-Benz dealership. New CEO Dietmar Exler mandated tours of duty to help his people see how the decisions they make in the home office play out in the real world.
Aston Martin's financial losses nearly doubleMon, 27, Jun 2016
Aston Martin made a pre-tax loss of 127.9 million pounds in 2015, the fifth consecutive year the company has failed to make a profit, as the number of cars it sold fell and as it invests in expansion. Last year, the automaker reported a pre-tax loss of 71.8 million pounds.
U.K.-EU breakup threatens a key market and profit centerSun, 26, Jun 2016
The United Kingdom's stunning decision to abandon the European Union could slash automakers' profits by billions of dollars and cut new-vehicle sales by nearly a million units over the next three years, analysts warned.