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Millennials drawn to car-sharing services, but eventually, they buy
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 26
Car- and ride-sharing programs are changing the way city dwellers get around and the way millennials think about car ownership. ...


Mike Alexander, famed car customizer and Ridler winner, dies at age 80
10:46 am U.S. ET | July 24
Mike Alexander, a famed Detroit custom-car builder who won a Ridler award with a modified 1966 Dodge pickup, died on July 18. He was 80. ...


New-look Yaris will start at $15,670
2:54 pm U.S. ET | July 23
Pricing on the 2015 Yaris, Toyota’s struggling subcompact car, will start at $15,670, including shipping. Toyota gave the 2015 Yaris a face-lift in hopes that a new ...


Ford taps top engineer to lead Lincoln
11:52 am U.S. ET | July 22 | UPDATED: 7/22/14 3:11 pm ET - adds details, links
In his first round of major personnel moves as Ford CEO, Mark Fields appointed the company's top engineer to lead Lincoln worldwide, replacing Jim Farley. ...


Lockheed exec Washington succeeds Mascarenas as Ford's chief technical officer
1:10 pm U.S. ET | July 22 | UPDATED: 7/22/14 2:36 pm ET - adds details, links
Ford has hired Lockheed executive Ken Washington as chief technical officer and vice president of research and advanced engineering, effective August 18, in a series of c ...


Automakers await the details of EPA plan for mpg road tests
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 20
Automakers see merit in an EPA proposal that would require them to road test vehicles to verify mileage claims, but they are unclear on how the tests would be handled. ...


SUVs, crossovers top sedans in popularity for first time
2:35 pm U.S. ET | July 16
The American love affair with SUVs and crossovers has pushed the segments to a new milestone. SUVs and crossovers combined accounted for 36.5 percent of the U.S. ...


Jay Leno, Jeb Bush to keynote 2015 NADA convention
2:03 pm U.S. ET | July 14
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and former “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno will be among the keynote speakers at the 2015 National Automobile Dealers Associatio ...


EPA seeks real-world tests of mpg claims
4:00 pm U.S. ET | July 14 | UPDATED: 7/15/14 5:08 pm ET - adds EPA statement
The EPA plans to require automakers to road test vehicles to verify fuel-economy figures before they are published on window stickers and other sources. ...


Tesla cleared to open up to 5 stores in Pa. under new law
3:15 pm U.S. ET | July 11
Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett signed a bill that will allow Tesla to operate up to five stores in the state. ...


Musk pledges $1 million to help build Tesla Science Center
12:22 pm U.S. ET | July 11
Tesla CEO Elon Musk pledged $1 million to the Tesla Science Center, a museum to be built on the site of 20th-century inventor Nikola Tesla's lab on Long Island in New Yor ...


Chrysler recalls 895,000 Grand Cherokees, Durangos for potential fire hazard
10:19 am U.S. ET | July 11
Chrysler Group said today it is recalling 895,000 SUVs for faulty wiring in vanity mirror lights that can short circuit and set fire. ...


Galpin Motors names Beau Boeckmann president, COO
2:15 pm U.S. ET | July 3 | UPDATED: 7/7/14 6:45 pm ET
Beau Boeckmann has been appointed president and COO of Galpin Motors Inc., succeeding his father Bert Boeckmann, who will stay on with Galpin as chairman and CEO. ...


Infiniti hires Porsche official as first corporate communications director
2:49 pm U.S. ET | July 3
Infiniti Americas said it hired Nick Twork as director of corporate communications, a newly created position at the company, effective July 21. ...


AutoNation says new-car sales up 1% in June
1:36 pm U.S. ET | July 2
AutoNation said today its new-vehicle retail sales inched up 1 percent in the United States through June to 25,450 units -- the company’s best-selling June since 20 ...


Toyota advances 3% as cars set pace
4:47 pm U.S. ET | July 1 | UPDATED: 7/2/14 3:18 pm ET - corrected
Toyota Motor Sales posted a 3 percent increase in U.S. sales in June, marked by significant gains from cars at the Toyota and Lexus brands. ...


2014's stars, laggards at halfway mark
5:29 pm U.S. ET | July 1
If it was a new compact or premium crossover or a large or mid-sized SUV, chances are it lit up the United States sales chart in the first half of the year. ...


Audi to offer Apple CarPlay in European models starting in 2016
4:56 pm U.S. ET | June 30
Audi said it will begin offering Apple's CarPlay in 2016 model year vehicles in Europe. Talks between Apple closed last week, and the deal was confirmed Monday. ...


Reuss offers to help reunite Detroit man with '79 Vette
3:30 pm U.S. ET | June 25
A Detroit man and his beloved 1979 Corvette will be reunited after more than 30 years after General Motors' head of global product development heard the man’s story ...


Ford expands F-150 recall to inspect, repair electronic power assisted steering
3:43 pm U.S. ET | June 24
Ford expanded a recall of 2014 F-150 pickups to 5,675 trucks to inspect and repair a possible glitch with the electronic power assisted steering gear. ...


Mitsubishi Electric rolls out FLEXConnect infotainment system
1:09 pm U.S. ET | June 24
Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America wants to put in-home wireless networks on wheels with FLEXConnect, an information and entertainment audio-video bridging system ...


Bumblebee Camaro shows off GM's design muscle in 'Transformers' flick
3:54 pm U.S. ET | June 20
GM's Chevrolet Camaro will again transform into the gutsy black and yellow Autobot hero named Bumblebee in the latest Transformers film, which hits theaters June 27. ...


Ford extends SiriusXM traffic, weather service to 5 years on '15 models
3:34 pm U.S. ET | June 20
Ford Motor Co.'s 2015 model year vehicles equipped with navigation will come with a five-year subscription to SiriusXM Traffic and SiriusXM Travel Link. ...


Preh acquires European assembly line design firm
12:24 pm U.S. ET | June 20
Automotive assembly line designer Preh said it has agreed to acquire IMA Automation Amberg from Switzerland’s Feintool International Holding AG. ...


Wall Street applauds Lithia-DCH deal
4:19 pm U.S. ET | June 16 | UPDATED: 6/17/14 10:21 am ET - adds contributor
Lithia Motors' plans to buy DCH Auto Group were greeted with cheers in the stock market today as publicly traded Lithia's share price jumped 13 percent, or $9.85, to clos ...


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