Mercedes will build first EQ electric car in GermanyThu, 27, Oct 2016
Mercedes-Benz will build the first model from its new EQ electric vehicle subbrand in the northern German city of Bremen by the end of the decade, parent Daimler said.
Geely's Lynk & CO brand sets U.S. launch for 2018 with compact SUVWed, 19, Oct 2016
Geely Automobile's new global brand, Lynk & CO, will start sales of its first model, an SUV developed with Volvo Cars, in 2018 in Europe and the U.S. The upstart brand aims to keep a lid on vehicle prices while "redefining how cars are bought, owned, connected, serviced and used."
Hyundai group execs to take 10 percent pay cutTue, 25, Oct 2016
Hyundai Motor Group said about 1,000 of its executives will take a 10 percent pay cut, the first such move in seven years at South Korea's second-largest conglomerate that shows the harsh impact of market share woes and labor strife at its flagship firm.
Baby boomers swap Corvettes for comfort as U.S. sports-car sales fallFri, 21, Oct 2016
Baby boomers are starting to outgrow their midlife crisis years, and that's bad news for automakers who want to sell sports cars. It was a sign of things to come this month when Ford idled its Mustang plant for a week as sales for the year fell 9 percent.
Transamerican Auto Parts to be acquired by PolarisWed, 12, Oct 2016
All-terrain vehicle maker Polaris Industries Inc. said today it would buy off-road SUV accessories maker Transamerican Auto Parts for about $665 million.
Korea's Ssangyong plans to come to U.S. with 2 small SUVsMon, 10, Oct 2016
Korean crossover and off-road specialist Ssangyong will enter the U.S by 2020 with two small SUVs, the brand's CEO says.
VW names new crossover 'Atlas'Thu, 06, Oct 2016
Volkswagen has given the name “Atlas” to the new midsize crossover that will shoulder the burden of reviving the brand's fortunes in the U.S., according to Automobilwoche, the German-language affiliate of Automotive News.
Menacing or mesmerizing?Mon, 03, Oct 2016
The Lexus UX Concept had an imposing presence in Paris, with its medieval weaponlike grille and Mad Max wheels.
Land Rover wants new 7-seat Discovery to conquest luxury SUVsMon, 03, Oct 2016
Land Rover expects to target luxury SUVs from the likes of Volvo, Audi and with its new Discovery.
Kia's posh Telluride has 'good chance' to move forward, Schreyer saysThu, 29, Sep 2016
Peter Schreyer, Kia and Hyundai's chief design officer, is optimistic the Telluride will be approved for production following a positive reception for a concept shown at the Detroit auto show. The production version of the Telluride, the largest SUV or crossover in the Kia lineup since the Borrego was dropped, would maintain the general size and proportions of the concept.