Canadian sales rise 6%, set new monthly recordTue, 03, May 2016
Light-vehicle sales in Canada grew 6 percent in April to a record 200,327 deliveries, according to an industry report. Ford and FCA led the way with double-digit gains.
Porsche speeds ahead with 911 turbo; purists fretMon, 02, May 2016
Porsche's U.S. leader thinks sales of the iconic 911 can go higher. Potential buyers nervous about the nameplate's move to turbocharged engines who test out the cars will be won over by its improvements, he says.
Ford fined $1 million by Mexico's environmental prosecutorMon, 02, May 2016
Mexico's environmental prosecutor Profepa said today that it was fining Ford's local unit for selling vehicles in Mexico without the proper environmental certifications.
VW, UAW officials to meet on labor dispute at Tenn. plantMon, 02, May 2016
Volkswagen AG and UAW officials will meet later this month in an effort to overcome a labor dispute at the VW plant in Tennessee.
Nissan’s less-is-more plan on pickup variationsMon, 02, May 2016
Nissan's new Titan will be available with only a fraction of the configurations that are possible on the big-selling Detroit 3 pickups. But Nissan hopes that will actually please its customers.
U.S. said to threaten to block easing of EU car exports in trade talksMon, 02, May 2016
The U.S. is threatening to prevent the easing of export controls on European cars in talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership free trade deal, German media reported.
Why Michigan wants to stay in the driver's seat on autonomous vehicle legislationSun, 01, May 2016
Attorneys who specialize in connected car technology and autonomous vehicles say the industry is creating new and unique legal issues around everything from cybersecurity and data protection to product liability. Michigan should be on the cutting edge of that discussion, one lawmaker says.
VW whips up miracle view of U.S.Sun, 01, May 2016
The U.S. may be ground zero for Volkswagen's diesel scandal, but company executives proclaimed it the most important source of long-term growth for VW and said they are at work on a new brand strategy for the region.
Joe Hinrichs has Ford hummingMon, 02, May 2016
Since 2011, Ford Motor Co. has earned pretax profits totaling $45 billion in North America. It lost $1.8 billion in the rest of the world. And North America's position as Ford's profit driver keeps getting stronger. Ford's president of the Americas has a lot to do with that.
In Texas: 'Everyone is in hail mode'Mon, 02, May 2016
Texas auto dealers are turning to “hail sales” to try and make the best of a bad situation: the Lone Star state's worst run of hail damage in years.
Nissan, dealers are both doing what they have to doMon, 02, May 2016
Nissan's blunt attitude, retailers say, is “deliver results or step aside.” But here's the harsh truth: The process of improving a brand's position in the market is not easy. In fact, it can be downright brutal.
Ito named CEO of Denso International AmericaFri, 29, Apr 2016
Kenichiro Ito has been named CEO of Denso International America as part of several top management changes at the Japanese auto parts supplier, the company said in a press release.