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.
Every brand wants piece of the action in AmericaMon, 17, Oct 2016
Think the U.S. market is competitive now? With sales at historic highs, a number of overseas makers are seeking to set up shop in a landscape known to be hostile to newcomers.
New vision helps Prius bounce backSun, 16, Oct 2016
Toyota had high hopes when it brought the Prius to Mexico in 2010. After an initial flop, those hopes are finally being realized, thanks to a lower price and shrewd marketing.
Acura is still awaiting halo effect from NSXSat, 15, Oct 2016
Acura has long hoped that having a 573-hp awd hybrid supercar might help put an exclamation point on the rest of the brand's performance chops and, in turn, sell more vehicles. That hasn't happened yet.
Customers want direct salesMon, 17, Oct 2016
Customers want to be able to buy directly from manufacturers.
Stocks larger than normal on Oct. 1Mon, 17, Oct 2016
Automakers started October with larger-than-normal vehicle stocks after U.S. light-vehicle sales fell 0.7 percent in September.
Europe car sales grow 7%; VW fails to stem declineFri, 14, Oct 2016
New-car sales in Europe grew by 7.3 percent in September with most major automakers except PSA Group gaining volume. VW Group, racked by diesel-emissions violations, continued to lose market share.
Report: Low desire for online buyingMon, 10, Oct 2016
A new report shows dealers may be overestimating how strong consumer demand for completing vehicle purchases fully online really is.
Camaro finally claims a victory over MustangMon, 10, Oct 2016
Mustang 22, Camaro 1. That's the score in the past 23 months between the country's two most popular sports cars.
More EVs? Stay tunedMon, 10, Oct 2016
Chasing the Chevrolet Bolt, with its 238-mile range, several automakers say they will come to market with EVs featuring lower prices and better ranges than the first generation. It's fair to ask why. There's a good reason.
As consumer demand eases, 'gloves come off'Mon, 10, Oct 2016
The U.S. industry's good times are by no means over, but the end of a six-year growth streak promises to test executives' competitive nature and incentive-spending discipline.
Market forces snap Jeep sales streakMon, 10, Oct 2016
Jeep, FCA's most valuable brand, suffered its first monthly U.S. sales decline in three years, a sign that no one is immune to a plateauing market.