Porsche speeds ahead with 911 turbo; purists fretMon, 02, May 2016
Porsche's U.S. leader thinks sales of the iconic 911 can go higher. Potential buyers nervous about the nameplate's move to turbocharged engines who to test out the cars will be won over by its improvements, he says.
Mazda combats sales damage with redesigned CX-9 flagshipMon, 02, May 2016
Mazda executives expect the redesigned CX-9 crossover to reverse the automaker's U.S. market share slump and pull the brand back from the incentives it once vowed to avoid.
Subaru aims to sell more Impreza sedansMon, 02, May 2016
Subaru has long leaned on the five-door version of the Impreza for volume in the small-car segment. But with the next-generation arriving this year, Subaru wants the sedan variant to do more heavy lifting.
Acura launches ad campaign for 30th anniversaryMon, 02, May 2016
Instead of cake and candles, Acura is running a new ad campaign for the brand's 30th anniversary.
Gasoline delivery startups want to fill up cars anywhere, but is it allowed?Mon, 02, May 2016
A new crop of startups are trying to make gasoline stations obsolete. Tap an app, and they'll bring the fuel to you, filling up your car while you're at work, eating breakfast, or watching Netflix.
Nissan takes new ad path after U.S. exec ripped agenciesMon, 02, May 2016
Nissan is making a new safety pitch in U.S. ads breaking this week as part of a larger marketing overhaul that will take full effect in June.
Fast growth for a showroom ghostMon, 02, May 2016
U.S. sales of full-size vans are increasing eight times faster than the industry average. The growth has commercial vans on track to top half a million sales for the first time ever this year.
Nissan’s less-is-more plan on pickup variationsMon, 02, May 2016
Nissan's new Titan will be available with only a fraction of the configurations that are possible on the big-selling Detroit 3 pickups. But Nissan hopes that will actually please its customers.
Skepticism surrounds China EV boomSun, 01, May 2016
No one said electrifying China's auto market would be easy. But even as automakers flood the nation with new eco-models and the government pushes generous incentives, there remains much skepticism about the country's ballyhooed EV boom.
More markets for U.S.-made JeepsSun, 01, May 2016
Jeep's fast-growing global manufacturing footprint will not only end the brand's “Sophie's Choice” allocation challenges, but will increase sales opportunities for top-end Jeeps made exclusively in the U.S., says Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne.
China: A maturing auto market that still has long road ahead of itMon, 02, May 2016
The Chinese market is fascinating, but it shows you how sophisticated our dealers are here in the U.S. If it's like everything else over there, they'll catch up quickly.
Mini’s challenge: Growing while it shrinksSat, 30, Apr 2016
BMW's top executive for Mini, Peter Schwarzenbauer, says it will be tricky to launch a fifth nameplate that both attracts consumers and fits the brand's image.