Trucks drive Nissan, FCA, Ford, Honda to June gains; GM fallsFri, 01, Jul 2016
Nissan, Ford, FCA and Honda rode strong demand for trucks in posting solid U.S. sales gains for June with the industry forecast to rebound from a May slump. Across the industry, June deliveries are expected to rise as much as 5 percent year over year, after slipping 6.1 percent in May. Automakers are counting on low interest rates, stable fuel prices, rising wages and near-full employment to counter some headwinds and drive sales in the second half.
Behind CR-V, Ridgeline, record light-truck volume propels Honda; Acura slumpsFri, 01, Jul 2016
American Honda's U.S. sales rose 3.2 percent in June as the strength of light trucks at the Honda brand helped counter a 27 percent drop at Acura.
U.S. tells certain 2001-03 Honda owners to stop drivingThu, 30, Jun 2016
U.S. officials warned owners of certain 2001-03 Honda and Acura vehicles to stop driving the cars, citing new data showing the vehicles' Takata airbag inflators have as much as a 50 percent chance of exploding in a crash. The warning today applies to about 313,000 unrepaired vehicles.
Robert Cox, ad man behind Ford's 'Quality is Job 1' pitch, diesWed, 29, Jun 2016
Robert Cox, an outspoken New York advertising executive who helped Ford embrace the slogan “Quality is Job 1” in the 1980s and later crafted ad campaigns for Honda and Saturn, has died. He was 78.
Honda says Takata airbag ruptured in fatal crash in MalaysiaMon, 27, Jun 2016
Honda said the driver-side airbag inflator ruptured during a fatal crash in Malaysia, possibly the third death this year in the Southeast Asian country linked to airbags from supplier Takata.
Cleveland got its trophy, and slam-dunk adMon, 27, Jun 2016
When the Cleveland Cavaliers trailed the Golden State Warriors two games to one in the NBA Finals and things looked bleak, ad agency Tier10 shot an inspiring spot for the Northern Ohio Honda Dealers Association about the power of belief.
Automakers on board for new Detroit auto show mobility exhibitThu, 23, Jun 2016
GM, Nissan and Toyota will have a presence at the Detroit auto show's new mobility-themed exhibit in 2017. The auto show is also adding an outdoor driving experience on a 1.5-mile closed loop where manufacturers can demonstrate autonomous technologies.
IIHS may broaden small-overlap ratingThu, 23, Jun 2016
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said it may add passenger-side evaluations to its influential crashworthiness ratings program after it found that several small crossovers showed disparities in driver- and passenger-side protection in the group's tough small-overlap crash test.
Faraday cleared to test self-driving cars on California roadsTue, 21, Jun 2016
Faraday Future plans to begin testing prototype self-driving electric vehicles on California roads later this year after winning approval from the state.
Honda joins pickup bed fray between Chevy, FordMon, 13, Jun 2016
Honda is stepping into the battle between Ford and Chevrolet over the strength of their pickup truck beds.
Senators urge automakers to disclose new Takata recallsWed, 08, Jun 2016
U.S. lawmakers want consumers to know if the new car they're buying contains a Takata airbag inflator included in the largest recall in U.S. history.
Ford drives Mustang to win Twitter engagement race in MayMon, 06, Jun 2016
Ford capitalized on #MustangMonday to help it generate the most engagement of any automotive Twitter account aimed at U.S. audiences last month.