GM extends summer shutdown at 2 plants amid car slumpWed, 14, Jun 2017
GM is extending the normal two-week summer shutdowns at two U.S. assembly plants to as many as five weeks amid a slump in car demand and high inventories. The Lordstown, Ohio, factory builds the Chevrolet Cruze and the Fairfax, Kan., plant assembles the Chevrolet Malibu.
Shark noses, bobtails and windswept: What people think of Mercedes Concept A SedanTue, 02, May 2017
Crossovers and SUVs might be selling in droves from China to the U.S., but Mercedes-Benz is still experimenting with cars, as seen with the Concept A Sedan. Here's what some journalists are saying about the baby sedan:
What to do about cars?Mon, 17, Apr 2017
Behind the scenes at the New York auto show, industry executives were grappling with questions about cars. How low will their market share go, amid hot crossovers and SUVs? How to reignite the appeal of cars?
Honda Civic Type R, packing 306 hp, ends performance droughtTue, 07, Mar 2017
U.S. sales slip again but SAAR remains strongWed, 01, Mar 2017
U.S. light-vehicle sales, hurt by a slump in car demand, slipped 1.1 percent in February as higher incentives and Presidents' Day promotions failed to help the industry rebound from January's dip. But the SAAR remained strong at 17.57 million. GM, Honda and Nissan, helped by strong truck demand and more generous discounts, posted higher sales, while weak car shipments dented Toyota, Ford, Hyundai-Kia and FCA volume.
TOYOTA: Light trucks fail to overcome car slumpWed, 01, Mar 2017
FORD: Strong truck, luxury sales can't offset drop in carsWed, 01, Mar 2017
GM: GMC, Chevy help propel 4.2% gainWed, 01, Mar 2017
Honda crossovers set pace in march to February recordWed, 01, Mar 2017
LUXURY: Mercedes-Benz adds to early lead with higher pricesWed, 01, Mar 2017
Weak car demand dents Hyundai, Kia volumeWed, 01, Mar 2017
VOLKSWAGEN: VW up 13% on Golf; Audi gains again on crossoversWed, 01, Mar 2017
VW sales continued to rebound in February following the automaker's diesel emissions scandal, rising 13 percent, while Audi sales climbed 17 percent last month, the luxury brand's 74th consecutive sales record.