Last Build Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2016 06:00:00 EST
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 15:42:18 ESTA duo of Senate Democrats who've introduced legislation aimed at preventing the sale of used vehicles with unrepaired safety recalls blasted AutoNation Inc.'s reversal of its 16-month ban on the sale of such vehicles at its dealerships.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 15:51:58 ESTHarman invested in a startup that makes projection displays that sit in front of car windshields, signalling a new area it plans to explore under the ownership of Samsung Electronics Co.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 11:45:00 ESTAuto manufacturing remains a particularly expensive undertaking, even more so when a company actually has to develop new products.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 12:00:00 ESTGM has been spotted testing a vehicle that could be Chevrolet's upcoming midsize crossover planned to slot between the Equinox and Traverse.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 15:00:00 ESTGM's 9-speed way to boost mpg; More cars get rear-seat alert; Infiniti expects sales record; Mazda's one-two punch; Report: Renault-Nissan powertrain shakeup; Chevy Blazer spied?
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 14:54:58 ESTMexican auto exports rose 9.6 percent in November compared with the same month a year earlier, while production increased 7.4 percent, the country's auto industry group AMIA said.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 13:14:55 ESTPSA plans to invest $320 million in Argentina with the aim of producing cars from a new plant starting in 2019, the automaker's head of Latin America, Carlos Gomes, told President Mauricio Macri.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 13:08:08 ESTA U.S. House panel pressed EPA officials on how the agency will monitor Volkswagen's plan to spend a required $2 billion to increase the adoption of zero-emission vehicles over the next decade.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 11:14:13 ESTChrysler introduces the 1978 Plymouth Horizon, the first front-wheel-drive subcompact car built in the U.S., on Dec. 5, 1977.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 07:07:44 ESTInfiniti will likely end 2016 with record sales well beyond the 215,000 vehicles it sold worldwide last year, the Japanese brand's global chief said.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 11:30:00 ESTVolvo's competitors to the BMW M and the Mercedes AMG vehicles are called Polestars. They come in two flavors: sedan and wagon, S60 and V60.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 10:47:29 ESTIn an effort to prevent child heatstroke deaths, General Motors' new Rear Seat Reminder technology -- which made its debut in the GMC Acadia this year -- will become standard on more than 20 models that account for about two-thirds of its U.S. sales.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 11:01:50 ESTVisteon said today it appointed Matthias Schulze of Daimler AG as the supplier's head of advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) development.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 09:58:51 ESTThe Renault-Nissan alliance is replacing its top executive in charge of combining the carmakers' engines and gearboxes, sources told Reuters, as tightening emissions regulations expose the slow pace of integration so far.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 09:25:30 ESTAustralia's corporate regulator said BMW has to pay $57 million to compensate customers who received loans they could not afford, in what is Australia's largest ever consumer credit remediation program.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 09:00:00 ESTLooks can be deceiving. The redesigned Q5's subtle sheet-metal changes obscure a near-total overhaul of the brand's top-selling U.S. nameplate.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 08:30:00 ESTAutomakers try to halt EPA's mpg move; Ford taps debt markets; Toyota hybrid expansion; Hyundai exec grilled in S. Korea political scandal; Honda: CR-V won't surpass Civic, Accord.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 00:01:00 ESTGermany's auto industry expects car buyers to embrace electric vehicles much sooner than it first believed as charging infrastructure improves and costs come down, making the technology more accessible to a broader audience.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 05:50:38 ESTJaguar Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth gave the impression last year that the automaker would be one of the last premium brands to add an EV. Last month, Jaguar previewed the I-Pace electric SUV.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 03:36:27 ESTToyota will expand the development of its gasoline-electric hybrid technology to speed up the introduction of lower-emissions engines. The automaker will increase the size of its hybrid tech team by 30 percent through 2021.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 06:35:55 ESTA plastic based on soft contact-lens technology may solve some of the biggest challenges facing electric vehicles by letting them recharge in seconds and travel from London to Edinburgh without stopping, scientists say.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 04:33:15 ESTDaimler may start producing batteries and Mercedes EVs in China as part of a drive to manufacture more products locally and to boost growing sales in the world's biggest market.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 00:01:00 ESTPorsche is hoping its second-generation Panamera will lure more European customers with the sedan's sportier appearance, which gives the car a silhouette more typical of the brand's iconic 911 coupe.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 00:01:00 ESTCEO Masamichi Kogai is piloting Mazda Motor Corp. through a massive transition more befitting automakers double its size. It starts with a diversification of drivetrains to meet more stringent emissions rules.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 00:01:00 ESTFord Motor Co. offered no details about U.S. plans for its eighth-generation Fiesta at the subcompact's global unveiling in Germany last week, but the European version gets a more upscale interior and diverse range of trim levels.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 13:33:22 ESTFord will likely make changes to its car lineup as demand for small SUVs continues to outpace that for sedans. That could include offering crossover-style variants of certain sedans or dropping certain nameplates altogether.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 00:01:00 ESTAustralian auto industry wind-down continues with General Motors ending engine production after nearly 70 years. Car production stops next year when GM and Toyota close plants, putting an end to Australia's auto industry.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 00:01:00 ESTLucid Motors' luxury EV prototype feels like an entirely viable product. But the car and the company are venturing into an automotive landscape littered with startups that promised to be the real thing.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 00:01:00 ESTAfter his father's death in July, Teddy Morse, 41, took over his family's dealership group, founded by his grandfather in 1963.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 00:01:00 ESTMazda Motor Corp. CEO Masamichi Kogai, fighting sliding sales and a tougher U.S. auto market, is banking on an ambitious next-generation product plan to lift the boutique Japanese brand above its mass-market competitors.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 09:32:07 ESTAudi has extended employment guarantees for its 61,000 workers in Germany until 2020, even as it grapples with the fallout from parent VW Group's emissions scandal.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 18:57:31 ESTThe Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers late Monday urged congressional negotiators to include language in a short-term budget resolution that would bar the Obama administration from finalizing mpg rules before it leaves office next month.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 00:01:00 ESTThe EPA's surprise decision last week to uphold its greenhouse-gas targets keeps the auto industry pretty much where it was before the presidential election.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 07:52:18 ESTBMW sees no quick way to boost profit from electric cars, with battery capacity and cost set to weigh on EV development for the foreseeable future.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 15:42:29 ESTAbout 120 BMW X models were damaged when train cars carrying the vehicles derailed on Sunday afternoon en route to the Port of Charleston, S.C., for export to overseas markets.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 00:01:00 ESTLear says it is partnering with three automakers to bring advance-concept vehicle seating to market as early as 2019 through its Crafted by Lear pilot program.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 00:01:00 ESTAutoNation is reversing its policy prohibiting the sale of used vehicles with open recalls after concluding that Donald Trump's election victory doomed prospects for recall reform.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 00:01:00 ESTAutoNation Inc. CEO Mike Jackson met with Automotive News' editorial staff last week for a wide-ranging discussion on the industry and the company. Here are highlights.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 15:00:00 ESTFord's incentive warning; Dodge eyes NASCAR return; BMW's next electric phase; Panasonic's sights on headlight maker?; Lear, OEMs craft seating deals.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 13:20:04 ESTWith more creditworthy consumers financing vehicles in the third quarter, and fewer high-risk folks, the auto finance market is strengthening overall, Experian reports.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 00:01:00 ESTTesla Motors Inc. has set up shop in Michigan. After filing a lawsuit in federal court in September contesting the state's direct-to-consumer sales ban, the electric-vehicle maker on Thursday, Dec.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 00:01:00 ESTSo what could go wrong with car salespeople demonstrating semiautonomous technology to customers new to self-driving vehicles? In some cases, plenty. And it's emerging as a concern.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 11:03:29 ESTDodge wants to get back into NASCAR, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said on Sunday. "Yes I'd love to," he said. "I talked to Jim France (executive vice-president of NASCAR) about this just last night."
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 03:40:50 ESTVW Group will challenge ride-hailing company Uber with a new mobility services brand called Moia that eventually will have its own electric passenger vehicle.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 08:27:41 ESTVW Group's new mobility services brand, Moia, has hired Robert Henrich from Daimler as its chief operating officer. Henrich launched Daimler's Car2Go and is one of the leading figures in car-sharing services.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 08:30:00 ESTAutoNation's recall reversal; VW's answer to Uber; Apple's autonomous ambitions; Tesla's Michigan gallery; A not-so-Mini milestone.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 06:48:08 ESTDozens of VW Group executives in Germany have hired U.S. criminal defense lawyers as the Justice Department ramps up meetings with managers to gather evidence that may lead to charges, Bloomberg reported.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 05:36:27 ESTUK new-car registrations rose by nearly 3 percent in November, putting the market on course for record sales in 2016, although demand from retail customers fell and sales are expected to drop by 5 percent next year.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 03:44:31 ESTBMW will test autonomous vehicles in Germany as it seeks to keep up with ride-hailing firms such as Uber. The automaker will test self-driving functions in Munich before expanding the project to other cities.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 00:01:00 ESTAudi said will no longer race in certain endurance events to focus on the all-electric Formula E racing. So why are Porsche and Toyota still interested in endurance racing?