Toyota dominates CR reliability survey again; lots of shifts seen among other brandsOct. 19
For the fifth year in a row, Toyota and Lexus rank as the top two brands for reliability based on a survey of Consumer Reports subscribers. The rankings of the remaining 25 brands reflect a game of musical chairs, however.
Detroit 3 to lose dominance of N.A. vehicle output in 2017, forecast saysSept. 27
North American production by the Detroit 3 will fall behind the combined North American output of automakers from Europe and Asia, along with Tesla, for the first time this year, IHS Markit said.
Semifinalists set for Car, Truck and Utility of the Year AwardsSept. 15
The list of semifinalists for the 2018 North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year Awards has a few surprises: Alfa Romeo is up for two awards, no Detroit 3 brand cars made the cut, Tesla decided not to participate and only three trucks qualified.
Detroit 3 want Trump on offense over tradeAug. 6
The game plan: get U.S. negotiators to aggressively push other nations to accept U.S. safety and performance standards, alongside European Union or domestic standards.
Slowing sales loom over Detroit 3 profitsJuly 31
Despite relatively healthy second-quarter profits, trouble may be on the horizon for the Detroit 3 as U.S. auto sales cool.
Tokyo just can't woo Detroit 3May 29
This year's Tokyo Motor Show, positioning itself as a connected-car showcase of future trends, isn't drawing the Detroit 3.
Mexico: We won't roll overMarch 6
Mexican officials are under pressure to stand up to the Trump administration and defend Mexico's auto industry. They are making clear that they're prepared to use their leverage on other U.S. priorities.
CANADA: Detroit 3 help set February highMarch 1
Automakers sold 123,032 vehicles in Canada in February, setting a record for the month. It marked an increase of 3.2 percent over the same month a year ago.
Carmakers' plea for fuel economy review sets stage for showdownFeb. 16
Automakers enjoying lucrative sales of trucks and SUVs are hoping President Donald Trump makes good on his vows to deregulate. Environmental groups are saying fuel efficiency standards won’t be watered down without a legal challenge.
Detroit 3 should skip scare tactics in CAFE debateFeb. 6
Citing the most alarming possibility on CAFE seems like a throwback to the days when the industry trotted out scary statistics whenever any fuel economy, emissions or safety regulation was proposed.
Refugee who rose in Detroit is troubled by automakers' silenceJan. 29
Majed Moughni, a refugee who became a lawyer near Detroit, sees the business case for Ford executives courting Donald Trump. But the executives' silence so far on Trump's order halting immigration from seven Middle Eastern countries is another matter.
Detroit goes to WashingtonJan. 30
President Donald Trump's meeting with the Detroit 3 CEOs was a historic bit of political theater -- but it was no dramatic turning point. A cooling U.S. sales market, high labor costs and excess capacity at current facilities likely will prevent the companies from breaking ground for new U.S. assembly plants.