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MITSUBISHI: Outlander PHEV leads sales charge

Mitsubishi Motors North America is coming off its best sales year in the U.S. since 2007. With an injection of new product arriving this year, the automaker figures to keep sales increasing.

SUBARU: Ascent brings expectations to new heights

Subaru of America is seeking its 10th year of record sales in the U.S. and its retailers are reaping the rewards of freshened, redesigned and all-new product.

Bumper nostrils, knockouts and light blades: What people are saying about GMC's '19 Sierra

General Motors is trying to distinguish the 2019 GMC Sierra from rivals -- as well as from its platform mate, the Chevrolet Silverado -- with extra luxury features and technologies that the automaker calls segment-leading.

Solar eclipse started Mitsubishi's Eclipse buzz

The 2018 Eclipse Cross is just what Mitsubishi dealers have been clamoring for, says the chairman of the brand's national advisory board.

Retailer: Ascent should help Subaru as a conquest vehicle

Subaru is riding 75 months of year-over-year sales gains. And that's been largely without a three-row crossover.

Next-generation Subaru Forester to debut in New York

The latest model to join the Subaru Global Platform will debut this month, and it's a notable nameplate: the Forester.

Next-generation Subaru Forester to debut in New York

The latest model to join the Subaru Global Platform will debut this month, and it's a notable nameplate: the Forester, just a year removed from being the 2017 Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year.

Outré, sashiko and empires: What people are saying about the Lexus UX

One of the more notable production model debuts at the 2018 Geneva auto show was the Lexus UX, the luxury automaker's first subcompact crossover. Here's what people are saying about the newest Lexus.

Doll rewarded for Subaru success

Tom Doll will become the first American CEO of Subaru of America since co-founder Harvey Lamm left in 1990.

How Subaru's global shakeup will affect Canadian operations not yet known

UPDATED: 3/2/18 2:46 pm ET - adds details

Subaru Corp. named North America Chairman and CEO Tomomi Nakamura its new global president in one of several management changes made Friday. Subaru Canada CEO Yasushi Enami will not report to him.

Doll named CEO of Subaru of America; N.A. boss Nakamura becomes global president

UPDATED: 3/2/18 7:15 am ET - adds details

Tom Doll, the longtime face of Subaru of America and architect behind an ongoing run of soaring sales, has been named its CEO in management changes announced Friday in Tokyo.

SUBARU: Crosstrek helps pad U.S. streak to 75 months

The redesigned Subaru Crosstrek continues to deliver results for

Hyundai Shopper Assurance goes national

Hyundai is rolling out its Shopper Assurance program nationwide, after an initial test run in four markets.

Bigger Subaru sales, bigger office building

There's more going on at Subaru of America than record sales. It's finally moving to a bigger building in Camden, N.J.

Subaru prices 3-row Ascent from $32,970

When the new Subaru Ascent reaches dealers this summer, it will be priced well below its competition in the three-row, all-wheel-drive crossover segment, while becoming the brand's most expensive crossover or wagon.

Underdog Subaru turns 50

Subaru of America, the Japanese automaker celebrating its 50th anniversary in the U.S. this year, may appear to be unstoppable at the moment. But that hasn't always been the case.

Ford tweaks the Edge to Titanium Elite

As more of its Edge sales move to high-end trim packages, Ford unveils an Elite version in Chicago.

Detroit Subaru store stuck it out, and won

Detroit might not have been the easiest place to open a Japanese brand dealership in the 1970s, but Hodges Subaru has thrived.

U.S. plant took Subaru on new journey

Subaru of Indiana Automotive has mirrored the brand's sales growth in the U.S. since it opened.

Subaru marks 50 years in U.S. with special edition lineup

Subaru's 50th anniversary lineup will be true "limited editions," with prices ranging from $29,200 for the Impreza sedan to $42,055 for the WRX STI. Both prices include shipping.

City-slickers and F-150 Junior: What people are saying about '19 Ford Ranger

One of the bigger debuts at the 2018 Detroit auto show was the 2019 Ford Ranger.

SUBARU: Deliveries edge up, extending streak to 74 months

Subaru of America's streak of monthly year-over-year increases has moved into another year, with January volume rising 1.1 percent.

Hybrid Hemis, homework, and luxe-mobiles: What scribes are saying about '19 Ram 1500

Redesigned for the 2019 model year, the next-gen Ram 1500 finally broke its cover last week at the Detroit auto show. It won't take long for the new Ram to arrive at dealerships in the U.S.

Paint pro gives high marks to automakers' Detroit palettes

Part of the glitz of the Detroit auto show is the palette of colors selected and created for the occasion.

Magna keeps wide funnel for ideas

Swamy Kotagiri, Magna International 's chief technology officer, sees a wide variety of ideas come across his desk. It comes with the territory.

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