Business and Finance
Automakers urge new EPA chief to withdraw Obama mpg rulesTue, 21, Feb 2017
A trade association representing GM, Toyota, Volkswagen and nine other automakers on Tuesday asked new EPA's new chief to withdraw an Obama administration decision to lock in vehicle emission rules through 2025.
Honda's Mendel to retire April 1; Conrad gets top roleTue, 21, Feb 2017
John Mendel, an auto industry veteran who steered Honda and Acura through the Takata airbag crisis, is retiring as executive vice president of American Honda's auto divisions, effective April 1. His duties will be taken over by Jeff Conrad, general manager of the Honda division.
Cadillac expects revamped CUE infotainment system to boost customer satisfactionTue, 21, Feb 2017
Buick Enclave grows more muscular for 2018Tue, 21, Feb 2017
The redesigned 2018 Buick Enclave will be sleeker and more muscular than the current version, spy photos shot in the Detroit area indicate. The exterior of the large crossover is less rigid and bulbous than the first generation and features Buick’s new signature styling that debuted on the popular Avenir concept sedan at the 2015 Detroit auto show.
Autotrader, Kia capitalize on NBA All-Star Weekend festivitiesFri, 17, Feb 2017
Autotrader is using NBA All-Star Weekend as a springboard for its latest ad campaign. Kia, meanwhile, has been capitalizing on the All-Star hype this week by giving people in New Orleans free rides through a promotion with Uber.
Sonic Q4 net income rises 21%Tue, 21, Feb 2017
Takata ranks last in reputation among 100 most-visible companies in U.S.Tue, 21, Feb 2017
Troubled airbag supplier Takata took last place on a list ranking the reputations of the 100 most-visible companies in the U.S., landing in the “critical” score category, the Harris Poll said Tuesday.
Cadillac crossover breaks coverMon, 20, Feb 2017
Sears launches free-standing pilot DieHard Auto CenterTue, 21, Feb 2017
PSA says it will honor existing Opel job guaranteesTue, 21, Feb 2017
PSA Group told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that it would uphold Opel and Vauxhall job guarantees if it buys GM's European arm, though some analysts say thousands of job losses are likely eventually.
Honda Canada CEO Jerry Chenkin to retire; Dave Gardner named successorTue, 21, Feb 2017
Jerry Chenkin, the first Canadian to lead Honda Canada Inc., will step down as CEO at the end of March, the automaker said. Dave Gardner, who is senior vice president of operations and risk management officer, will succeed Chenkin.
Ferrari will unveil fastest series car to dateThu, 16, Feb 2017
Ferrari will debut the 812 Superfast, its most powerful series production car to date. The mid-front-engine sports car is an updated version of the F12 Berlinetta fitted with an enlarged variant of that model's naturally aspirated V-12 engine that produces 789 hp.