Toyota edges higher; Tacoma sales strong in SeptemberMon, 03, Oct 2016
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. said September sales rose 1.5 percent to 197,260 vehicles, with strong light-truck volume -- led by the Tacoma -- offsetting weak car demand.
Ford Motor's light-vehicle sales fall 8%Mon, 03, Oct 2016
Ford Motor Co. posted double-digit declines for 11 of its 22 U.S. nameplates last month as its light-vehicle sales fell 8.1 percent from what it described as an unusually strong September 2015. Ford said its light-truck sales were down 2.9 percent, while cars plunged 21 percent. Sales declined 2.6 percent for the company's top-selling vehicle, the F-series pickup.
Zetsche, Ghosn bullish on pickupsSat, 01, Oct 2016
Dieter Zetsche has big plans to put Mercedes-Benz into the premium pickup business, and he is relying on Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn to help make it happen.
Ram packs Rebel with supercharged, 575-hp V-8Thu, 29, Sep 2016
Fiat Chrysler's Ram brand introduced a high-powered, off-road concept version of the Ram Rebel, dubbed the Rebel TRX, Thursday at the State Fair of Texas. The concept pickup features a 575-hp, 6.2-liter, supercharged V-8 engine, making it the most powerful pickup FCA has ever built.
Uber to move freight, target trucking for the long haulWed, 28, Sep 2016
With its recent acquisition of self-driving truck startup Otto, Uber Technologies is plotting its entry into the long-haul trucking business, aiming to establish itself as a freight hauler and a technology partner for the industry.