Tesla faces U.S. criminal probe over Musk statements, report says
Tesla Inc. is under investigation by the Justice Department over public statements made by the company and CEO Elon Musk, two people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.
Audi's 2019 e-tron crossover to start at $75,795
When it arrives in U.S.
As others liquidated, Charlie Brown loaded up
When new-car sales slumped, Charlie Brown led his Oregon dealership on a used-car sales surge to keep the store going.
Ferrari's plan through 2022 includes 15 new models, hybrids, retail price growth
Ferrari plans to launch 15 new models by 2022, and the company expects the average retail price for its vehicles to increase "significantly."
Sunshine belies ongoing flood threat in Florence's wake
As dealers assess damage, the threat of flooding is expected to continue in the Carolinas all week. Flood damage has been worse than expected, the head of the North Carolina Dealers Association said.
What Cadillac dealers can expect from Steve Carlisle
Cadillac chief Steve Carlisle is mild-mannered and methodical when he speaks. He doesn't want or command attention but that's not necessarily a weakness. Just different from what we've come to expect from Cadillac.
Hyundai Capital moves to foreclose on stores owned by ex-NFL players
Hyundai Capital America has launched foreclosure proceedings against the owners -- auto industry veteran Michael Saporito and ex-NFL linebackers Jessie Armstead and Antonio Pierce -- of Hyundai and Kia dealerships in Pennsylvania accused...
Porsche store sues ex-salesman for taking $2.5M in deposits for nonexistent cars
The largest Porsche dealership in the U.S. has sued a former employee for allegedly defrauding customers of more than $2.5 million in deposits on special-order 911 GT3 and GT2 RS models that did not exist.
MBUX tech helps Mercedes turn A class into 'gateway' vehicle
The Mercedes-Benz A-class compact sedan, expected to arrive in U.S. showrooms early next year, is the brand's new "gateway" vehicle -- designed to draw the next generation of customers.
China slaps tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods as trade war escalates
China announced retaliatory tariffs against $60 billion of U.S. goods, sharply escalating their trade conflict as the Trump administration considers imposing duties on almost all Chinese imports.
Will automakers bear outsize burden for tackling climate change?
It's unclear how much automakers will benefit from relaxing standards for tailpipe emissions. To some observers, the biggest winners are petroleum companies.
With turnaround complete, Pininfarina bets on engineering, design
The Italian coachbuilding and design company has a new strategy based on two business areas -- engineering and design -- that have been split into separate legal entities.
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi lets Google's Android into its dashboards
Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors announced a technology partnership that will make its vehicles among the first to use Google's Android operating system in its dashboards to control navigation, infotainment and apps directly installed...
VW, BMW, Daimler face EU probe over collusion on emissions tech
The EU has opened a formal investigation into whether BMW, Daimler and VW Group colluded to avoid competition in the development of emissions technology, including allegedly limiting the rollout of systems to reduce NOx and particulate...
Ferrari plans to launch Monza retro-styled supercar
Ferrari's latest special edition supercar will be called the Monza and will broaden the automaker's offering of limited models that typically earn higher margins.
Ex-Ford design chief J Mays joins appliance maker
Longtime automotive designer J Mays is going from Ford Mustangs and F-150s to washing machines and refrigerators.
Musk sued for defamation by Thai cave rescuer over 'pedo' tweet
Tesla CEO Elon Musk was sued for defamation for allegedly suggesting that one of the rescuers of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a Thailand cave in July was a pedophile.
After Florence, retailers assess flood and wind damage; Mercedes, Volvo resume operations
Dealerships in North Carolina have been reporting wind damage and flooding at their stores after Florence, now a tropical depression, blew through over the weekend. Mercedes-Benz and Volvo resumed operations at their South Carolina plants.
VW Group plans 10 million EVs in 'first wave'
Volkswagen plans to build 10 million electric cars based on its new modular MEB platform as it targets the launch of worldwide mass production toward the end of 2022.
Saudi's PIF plans to invest $1 billion in EV maker Lucid Motors
Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund agreed to invest more than $1 billion in Lucid Motors, adding to the emerging competition facing Tesla.
Elon Musk says Tesla has gone from 'production hell' to 'delivery logistics hell'
"We're making rapid progress. Should be solved shortly," Musk said in a tweet.
Lithia invests in alliance with used-car startup
The partnership will provide the capital Shift needs to expand beyond California and across the country.
Ram midsize pickup to emerge from Jeep plant
Ram's new midsize pickup will be a body-on-frame truck built in the same plant as Jeep's upcoming Wrangler-based pickup.
Nissan exec: Sedans will be back
Nissan sees a decent future ahead for cars. Its European operations aren't so sure about that.
Mercedes' GLE gains space. Can it gain ground?
The redesigned crossover boasts a bigger interior with a third-row option, a range of engines and a suite of semi-autonomous technologies.
Adient's next CEO gets head start on turnaround
When Doug DelGrosso becomes Adient's CEO on Oct. 1, he won't have to start his turnaround of the struggling seat maker from scratch.
Carlisle taking Cadillac 'on the offensive'
This week's dealer meeting will be a coming-out party for Steve Carlisle, who replaced the outspoken Johan de Nysschen in April.
Audi tests $1,395-a-month subscription plan
Subscribers can change vehicles up to twice a month and hold any vehicle for up to six months.
Kia EV crossover looks for sweet spot
Kia will bring its second full-electric global nameplate, the Niro EV crossover, to the U.S. next year.
CAFE hearing schedule draws protest
Critics are accusing the Trump administration of trying to hasten the review of proposed fuel economy rules toward a predetermined outcome.