Florida dealer sues rival for selling used cars subject to recallsThu, 27, Oct 2016
Florida dealer Earl Stewart is suing a competitor for selling used cars with recalled Takata airbags that haven't been replaced.
Ford idling car plant in Mich. extra two weeks on light demandThu, 27, Oct 2016
Ford said today it will idle its Wayne, Mich., car factory an extra two weeks by the end of the year to adjust supply with demand. The plant makes the light-selling Focus compact and C-Max hybrid cars.
Audi pilots corporate car-sharing fleet in latest mobility pushWed, 26, Oct 2016
Audi of America is expanding its mobility services with a national corporate car-sharing fleet service it plans to roll out next year, the company said today. Called Audi Shared Fleet, the service is being piloted now with three Audi A4 sedans shared by tenants of American Underground, a technology incubator in Durham, N.C., Audi said.
Spanish supplier Gestamp to invest $158.7 million into Mich. operationsWed, 26, Oct 2016
Gestamp North America Inc. plans to invest $158.7 million into its Michigan operations. The subsidiary of Madrid, Spain-based Gestamp Automoción SL plans to expand its plants in Chelsea, Mich., and Mason, Mich.
Apple said to develop car operating system in BlackBerry countryWed, 26, Oct 2016
Apple has dozens of software engineers in Canada building a car operating system, a rare move for a company that often houses research and development projects close to its Cupertino, Calif., headquarters, according to people familiar with the matter.
Asbury plans to sell 4 stores in ArkansasTue, 25, Oct 2016
Asbury is getting out of Arkansas, a market which has underperformed for the company. The retailer is working on a deal to buy dealerships elsewhere that would be more profitable.
Johnson Controls spinoff Adient to move headquarters from Milwaukee to metro DetroitTue, 25, Oct 2016
Johnson Controls spinoff and soon-to-be new public company Adient is doubling down in the Detroit area. The world's largest automotive seating supplier said it will transition its operational headquarters from Milwaukee to metro Detroit in the coming months.
Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedan gets EPA-rated 366-mile rangeMon, 24, Oct 2016
The Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedan received a U.S.-best EPA-rated driving range of 366 miles, the automaker said today. The Clarity Fuel Cell, set for a limited U.S. release this year, also received an EPA-rated gasoline equivalent of 68 mpg in combined city and highway driving.
CarMax's certification checklist fails Calif. law, court rulesFri, 21, Oct 2016
A federal appeals court in California ruled that CarMax's component inspection checklist violates a state statue that requires dealers to provide consumers a “completed inspection report” prior to the sale of any certified used vehicle.
Toyota leaps into mobility planningMon, 24, Oct 2016
Toyota is working with the city of Plano, Texas, along with nearby municipalities, transit agencies and local employers on a broad study of how to reduce traffic congestion and improve the use of public transportation.
Faraday falls behind on plant construction billsFri, 21, Oct 2016
A construction firm working on Faraday Future's $1 billion Nevada factory has warned the electric-car startup that it could face a work stoppage over millions of dollars in unpaid bills, raising questions about Faraday's financial condition.
Maybe the car sales rules should changeMon, 24, Oct 2016
Keith Crain's role of white knight in calling out Tesla is misguided.