AutoCanada buys Chicago dealership group
AutoCanada, Canada's only public auto retailer, is buying most of the Grossinger Auto Group in Chicago, giving it a foothold in the United States -- with plans for more...
Uber self-driving car video shows operator was distracted before fatal crash
Video taken from onboard cameras in a fatal self-driving car crash shows the operator did not have his eyes on the road and the pedestrian was visible for at least a second...
Ford loses chief brand officer, CEO of Smart Mobility unit
Ford Motor Co. is losing the head of its smart mobility subsidiary and its chief brand officer less than two years after each joined the company.
U.S. prepares to restrict China investments
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the agency has prepared U.S.
CDK launches open exchange for software developers
CDK's new app store-like open development platform Fortellis aims to enable innovation and commercialization of software solutions.
Jaguar Land Rover and BlackBerry to collaborate on technical architecture
Jaguar Land Rover and BlackBerry will work together to develop a new software architecture for the automaker's next-generation vehicles.
MINI: Dealers want to know the brand's vision
With Mini's U.S. sales at less than half the 100,000 that was once the brand's long-term outlook, U.S. dealers are looking for answers on where the brand is going.
HYUNDAI: Dealers hope crossover push isn't too late
Andrew DiFeo says Hyundai Motor America's problems stem from one thing: overproduction of the wrong kinds of vehicles.
MITSUBISHI: Outlander PHEV leads sales charge
Mitsubishi Motors North America is coming off its best sales year in the U.S. since 2007.
NISSAN: Dealers prepare for new era
Nissan dealer Tim Hill says the franchise is now focusing on dealer profitability -- a positive change as industry sales begin to slow.
KIA: Dealers buoyed by bolstered crossover lineup
Kia's sales slipped in 2017, but with in-demand products rolling out this year, dealers are hopeful that sales and profitability will tick up.
LEXUS: RX L teamwork sets upbeat tone
Carl Sewell III is well into his second year as chairman of the Lexus National Dealer Advisory Council as the group celebrates the work it has done with the automaker to...
JLR: Dealers revved up by new products
Fresh off record Land Rover sales in 2017 and another solid year of growth for Jaguar, 2018 brings more new products, including low-production, high-performance vehicles.
PORSCHE: 2018 will be a balancing act
Porsche dealers are generally happy and looking forward to another good year.
Autoliv will get new CEO after electronics business spinoff
Autoliv CEO Jan Carlson will become head of the supplier's electronics business, Veoneer.
BMW delays mass EV production on cost grounds
BMW will hold back the mass rollout of electric cars because its latest technology is not profitable enough for volume production, CEO Harald Krueger told analysts.
Former top aide charged in federal UAW-FCA training center probe
A former top aide of ex-UAW Vice President Norwood Jewell who was part of the union's 2015 contract negotiations with FCA has been charged with accepting illegal payments...
Walmart expands car-buying service to 250 stores
Walmart said it will expand a car-buying service offered to its customers by opening 250 CarSaver Shopping Centers at its stores.
Tesla shareholders approve Musk's $2.6 billion compensation plan
Tesla shareholders approved a compensation package potentially worth billions of dollars for CEO Elon Musk in a test of their confidence in the leader of the electric car...
Dave Habiger, J.D. Power's new CEO, is tech expert and car guy
Consumer survey giant J.D. Power has tapped technology sector veteran and car guy Dave Habiger as its next leader, replacing outgoing CEO Finbarr O'Neill.
FCA envisions turning small Detroit plant into museum for car collection
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will transform a small former assembly plant in Detroit where the Dodge Viper was hand built into a new home for its sprawling automobile collection.
New report signals how autonomous driving will change legal landscape
The advent of autonomous driving will not only change the nation's roadways, but also alter the legal landscape for all stakeholders, according to a new study.
Cadillac readies exclusive twin-turbo, 4.2-liter V-8
Cadillac, for the first time in 26 years, will have an exclusive engine -- a 4.2-liter twin-turbo V-8, making good on a 2016 promise by brand President Johan de Nysschen.
SUBARU: Ascent brings expectations to new heights
Subaru of America is seeking its 10th year of record sales in the U.S. and its retailers are reaping the rewards of freshened, redesigned and all-new product.
CHEVY: Dealers want to keep the momentum going
Following Chevrolet becoming the industry's fastest-growing crossover brand in 2017, dealers are counting on the redesigned Traverse and Equinox crossovers to help continue...
FORD: A 'pretty rockin' product outlook
Todd Dyer, chairman of the Ford National Dealer Council, says Ford's newest products have come in a sweet spot in the market.
CADILLAC: Dealers adjust to Pinnacle and await XT4
This year is promising to be a better but still challenging year for Cadillac dealers under Project Pinnacle, the brand's overhaul of dealership operations that marks its...
LINCOLN: Navigator gives Lincoln dealers optimism
Lincoln Motor Co. continues to drive toward its goal of 300,000 global sales by the end of the decade. 2018 could prove challenging as the brand looks to avoid stalling out.
MERCEDES-BENZ: Dealers want more work on profitability
With vehicle supplies in better balance and a strong economy, 2018 is the year Mercedes dealers want to see store profitability make gains.
VOLVO: Poised for big year of growth and change
Matthew Haiken, chairman of the Volvo Retail Advisory Board, says Volvo Cars' rising tide should lift all boats, especially those of its U.S. dealers.