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.
North Carolina denies Tesla a dealership licenseMon, 23, May 2016
North Carolina denied Tesla Motors' bid to attain a second dealership license in the state, saying the automaker must go through a third-party dealership group.
Autonomous vehicles, ride-sharing could push insurance premiums down 30%, study findsThu, 26, May 2016
Auto insurance premiums could decline by as much as 30 percent over the next 25 years as autonomous vehicles and sharing services become more prevalent, a study found.
More research emerges showing consumers uninformed, wary of new vehicle technologyThu, 26, May 2016
Automakers investing billions in plug-in cars and self-driving vehicle systems are getting caution signals from new research that suggests many mainstream consumers don't know what benefits they would get.
Classic Olds, Jaguar share screen in X-Men movieWed, 25, May 2016
Vintage Jaguar and Oldsmobile models get screen time in the superhero flick X-Men: Apocalypse, which hits U.S. theaters Friday.
'Top Gear' returns with new lineupThu, 26, May 2016
The UK motoring show "Top Gear" will return to television screens this weekend with a new lineup of presenters taking over one of the BBC's most successful programs.
Dodge hires new ad agencyWed, 25, May 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has selected GSD&M as lead agency for Dodge after a review, according to people familiar with the matter. The Omnicom Group agency will replace Wieden & Kennedy, which mutually parted ways with the automaker in early March ending a six-year relationship.
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.
NADA seeks allies to oppose FTC surveyMon, 23, May 2016
The National Automobile Dealers Association is lining up allies for a fight with the Federal Trade Commission over a proposed survey of consumers regarding their experiences trading in, buying and financing vehicles at dealerships.
Feds flash their badges on auto dataMon, 23, May 2016
On Feb. 12, some of the auto industry's leading cybersecurity experts gathered at a sprawling FBI complex to meet with an elite digital SWAT team called the Operational Technology Division. It wasn't until a few days later that the significance of the meeting began to sink in.
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.
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.