Last Build Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:00:00 EST
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:18:51 ESTA federal appeals court in California ruled that CarMax's component inspection checklist violates a California statue that requires dealers to provide consumers a 'completed inspection report' prior to the sale of any certified used...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:45:00 ESTSports-car sales slumping as boomers age; Audi diesel buyback plan?; Ford, Jaguar Land Rover test connected cars in U.K.; Nissan's big choice; Lamborghini's smash performance.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:59:51 ESTNissan CEO Carlos Ghosn says the automaker will make a decision next month on whether to build the new Qashqai in the UK following the country's decision to leave the EU.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:33:21 ESTWe should celebrate that Tesla has taken another step toward eventual autonomy. But the company's statements should be dialed back to reflect only what the technology is capable of.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:27:09 ESTA construction firm working on Faraday Future's $1 billion Nevada factory has warned the electric-car startup that it could face a work stoppage over millions of dollars in unpaid bills, raising questions about Faraday's financial condition.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:09:16 ESTAudi plans to buy back 25,000 Q7 diesel engine SUVs in the U.S. to compensate owners whose cars do not meet exhaust emission standards, German weekly Der Spiegel reported today.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:37:48 ESTJaguar Land Rover and Ford are testing connected cars that can communicate with each other using technology designed to speed up journeys and cut accidents, the first such trials in the country.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:14:47 ESTBaby boomers are starting to outgrow their midlife crisis years, and that's bad news for automakers who want to sell sports cars.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:15:00 EST11th U.S. death tied to Takata inflator flaw; Mercedes gives Daimler Q3 profit boost; Tesla teases ride service; Subaru Impreza price hike: $100; Why Honda's happy to stay single.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 02:59:29 ESTDaimler reported a 10 percent rise in third-quarter profit, buoyed by robust demand for Mercedes cars in China as the brand rolls out the new E-class sedan.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:49:46 ESTU.S. regulators and American Honda have confirmed the 11th U.S. fatality linked to a ruptured Takata airbag inflator.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:59:18 ESTTesla plans to announce details of its planned ride-services program next year. The electrical vehicle maker picked an unusual spot to provide an update on the effort: a website disclaimer.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:12:33 ESTDutch prosecutors have settled a corruption investigation into Pon Automotive, a leading car importer in the Netherlands, for 12 million euros ($13 million).
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:39:14 ESTGerman Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt told an EU inquiry that legislation should be made clearer to prevent automakers from gaming emissions regulations by installing switch-off devices.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:01:00 ESTFiat Chrysler Chief Technical Officer Harald Wester defended the automaker before an EU inquiry against German government claims that its Fiat 500X diesel car cheated emissions tests.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:16:31 ESTGroup 1 Automotive's net income fell 22 percent in the third quarter to $35.4 million, hurt by sales weakness in energy-dependent markets and soft sales in the U.K. following the Brexit vote to leave the European Union.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:22:18 ESTToyota is testing a new type of advertising by running the first commercial designed to be viewed within USA Today's new virtual reality program.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:36:32 ESTOn this day 50 years ago, Toyota sent out this press release: 'The Toyota Corolla is a five-passenger vehicle from Japan that is positioned as the 'most accessible car' in the market.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:00:00 ESTSubaru, in a sign of ongoing weakness in the U.S. car market, is pricing the redesigned 2017 Impreza sedan and five-door just $100 above the outgoing 2016 model, despite a larger footprint and additional safety and communications equipment.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:00:00 ESTBig players, big opportunities: Why Ghosn's betting on Mitsu; Geely takes stab at 'tough' U.S. market; Tesla sends self-driving safety message; 'Netflix of China' seeks a new stage.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:40:05 ESTHyundai Motor America is recalling 62,811 Sonata sedans from the 2015-16 model years because the panoramic sunroof can come loose from the car and fall into traffic.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:43:28 ESTMirror and electronics supplier Gentex saw its third-quarter net income climb 18 percent to $92.1 million as sales at its automotive unit increased.
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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:49:55 ESTLithia's third-quarter net income rose 25 percent from a year earlier to $54 million, as revenue rose 8.9 percent to a third-quarter record $2.27 billion, the company said today.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:13:34 ESTDana, the longtime supplier of various drivetrain components, today reported net income of $57 million in the third quarter, down 52 percent from the year-earlier period as sales from its commercial-vehicle units fell again.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:04:27 ESTCarlos Ghosn officially folded troubled Mitsubishi into the Renault-Nissan alliance and put himself at the helm while installing British executive Trevor Mann as Mitsubishi's chief operating officer.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:03:48 ESTContinental tried to buy Siemens' stake in lighting group Osram in the summer but was turned down, a German business magazine reported, citing company sources.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:30:00 ESTGhosn to chair Mitsubishi as Renault-Nissan Alliance grows; Tesla to equip lineup with autonomous tech; Show goes on at LeEco; Geely unit plans SUV for U.S.; Mirror on technology.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 03:17:42 ESTVW Group wants to cut costs by about $4.1 billion at its core VW brand by 2021, leaving it at odds with labor leaders over the automaker's turnaround plan, sources said.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:00:00 ESTAfter receiving scrutiny from regulators worldwide, Tesla Motors has ratcheted up its self-driving efforts by equipping all models with hardware that could enable fully autonomous driving.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:00:00 ESTGeely Automobile's new global brand, Lynk and Co., will start sales of its first model, an SUV developed with Volvo Cars, in 2018 in Europe and the U.S.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:00:00 ESTGeely Automobile's new global brand, Lynk and Co., will start European sales of its first model, an SUV developed with Volvo Cars, in 2018.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 04:34:28 ESTVW will launch the Phideon sedan in China on Friday. The $53,273 model will compete directly with sister brand Audi. The sedan is aimed at buyers looking for luxurious yet less-flashy cars amid a nationwide crackdown on conspicuous consumption.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 04:41:23 ESTRenault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn is set to become chairman of Mitsubishi Motors when Nissan takes a controlling stake in the smaller automaker, reports said.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:09:28 ESTGoogle and automakers objected to California proposals to set new, mandatory rules for testing self-driving cars in the state, which industry officials said could hobble their efforts in the home to much of self-driving vehicle testing and...
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:40:21 ESTWhen BMW Films debuted in 2001, YouTube didn't exist, Mark Zuckerberg was 17 years old and tweeting is what birds did. So why should people care that the luxury automaker is bringing BMW Films back next week after a 14-year absence?
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:13:36 ESTChinese technology company LeEco on Wednesday made an inauspicious entry into the race to develop self-driving electric cars when its prototype car could not make it down the runway during an introduction in San Francisco. Le Holdings Co.
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:30:00 ESTZero percent financing deals as a share of all new-vehicle sales rose last month, and loan terms reached their highest level since 2002. But if this year aligns with previous trends, the numbers are about to fall.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:45:00 ESTToyota tops in pickup owner loyalty - study; Lear CEO: Why suppliers see need for speed; Wagoneer peek, Wrangler recall; Hurricane help from Nissan; Restoring Honda's first U.S. car.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:01:00 ESTAudi's 'Duel' campaign, which makes light of the political season, returned to the top spot this week with 3,076,299 views.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:15:12 ESTFiat Chrysler is recalling 182,743 Jeep Wranglers in the U.S. to fix potentially faulty wiring that may disconnect from the SUVs' impact sensors in a crash. The automaker is also recalling about 86,000 Ram trucks and Dodge Charger Pursuit sedans.
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:38:00 ESTVehicle online-shopping traffic plummeted nearly 60 percent in coastal cities such as Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C., the weekend Hurricane Matthew traveled up the East Coast, research from Jumpstart Automotive Media shows.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:40:51 ESTAudi and Mercedes executives say a shortage of labor in Hungary is presenting problems for the automakers, which have both invested heavily to build cars in the country.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:45:00 ESTA former dealership finance manager who was fired after complaining about repeated sexual harassment by the storeandrsquo;s finance director is entitled to both punitive and compensatory damages, the highest court in Massachusetts has...
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:45:00 ESTEquifax has introduced a new tool to help lenders gain market intelligence and better relate to their dealership partners. Without a direct connection, it acknowledges one of dealers' top concerns.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:01:00 ESTThe U.S. Court of Appeals ruled last week that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is unconstitutionally structured and must abide by the statute of limitations in all enforcement actions.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:24:07 ESTFocus on helping customers, not selling products, advises Rick McCormick, national account development manager for Reahard and Associates. Top FandI dealerships don't focus on the numbers. They think: 'I have products.