Lighthizer: U.S. won't wait for Canada on new NAFTA deal
The United States is moving forward on its bilateral trade deal with Mexico that has implications for the auto industry even if Canada is left out because negotiators can't resolve their sharp differences over dairy and a dispute...
California weighs an additional $2,000 subsidy for EVs
California will hold a hearing this week on offering a $4,500 subsidy for each electric vehicle sold in the state, up from the current $2,500, even as customers from Tesla and GM face the loss of even bigger federal credits.
40 ways to cope with a crisis
At the height of the Great Recession, every new-car dealership in America had its own set of problems and own set of solutions. But some tactics, we found, were fairly ubiquitous.
2019 Chevy Blazer priced from $29,995, on par with Ford, Nissan rivals
Chevrolet is pricing the resurrected 2019 Blazer at $29,995 with shipping -- about the same as its Ford Edge and Nissan Murano competitors -- as the brand diversifies its crossover lineup.
Ford's self-driving car guru sees second customer, IPO possible
Ford's $1 billion investment in Argo AI, a self-driving startup, is the automaker's way of trying to catch up to Google affiliate Waymo and General Motors in the driverless car derby.
BMW lowers full-year guidance blaming price wars, trade conflicts
BMW said it will not meet its full-year target of achieving a flat pretax profit as trade conflicts and pricing pressure hit sales.
Ford, UAW voice opposition to freezing fuel economy standards
Ford and the UAW were among the major automotive organizations to oppose a rollback of national fuel economy standards during a public hearing Tuesday with federal officials.
Cadillac's newest presidential limo hits the streets
President Trump's new Cadillac presidential limo is sleeker than Obama's and more in line with the brand's current design language, which was inspired by the Escala concept car from 2016.
Musk says Tesla making its own car carriers
The company is upgrading its logistics system but running into an "extreme" shortage of car carrier trailers, CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Monday in response to a customer who ordered a Model 3 in June but has yet to receive the car.
Tesla worker testifies Musk summoned him to meeting, ripped UAW
A Tesla employee testified that he was summoned into a meeting last year in which Elon Musk told him that UAW representation would leave him voiceless, but that the automaker would let workers have it if their safety concerns weren't...
Chery to open design center in Germany
Chinese automaker Chery will open a development and design center in Germany as it prepares to launch models in Europe to be sold under the Exeed brand.
VW: Retro-styled electric delivery van is production-ready
VW says its retro-styled I.D. Buzz Cargo autonomous electric delivery van could be launched as early as 2021.
U.S. supplier IAC wins in Europe by focusing on premium automakers
U.S.-based International Automotive Components Group has seen a decline in its heartland, which has helped boost the prominence of its European unit.
BMW starts planning second generation autonomous driving system
BMW is already planning the next generation of its autonomous driving system, the first of which is due to premier with the upcoming iNext.
Company settles with feds over sale of emissions control defeat device software
Derive Systems agreed to pay more than $6 million to improve internal compliance procedures and pay a civil penalty of $300,000 to settle charges that it sold 363,000 aftermarket emissions control defeat devices for cars and trucks, the...
Ford's Hinrichs: 'Very important' for Canada to be in reworked NAFTA
Ford's head of global operations said he's optimistic all three countries can reach an agreement, despite news late last week that talks between the U.S. and Canada had stalled.
Ford paid $90M for Detroit train station, city records show
The disclosure puts an end to months of speculation about how much the automaker ponied up for the vacant building off Michigan Avenue in Detroit's Corktown neighborhood. Ford finalized the depot purchase May 22.
FCA preparing to name Pietro Gorlier as Europe chief, report says
Fiat Chrysler is nearing the appointment of Pietro Gorlier, COO of its components business, as the new head of Europe as part of a broad reorganization that may be announced as early as this week, people familiar with the matter told...
Calif. heat, foul air set stage for Trump tailpipe debate
To test how Americans feel about its plan for rolling back car and truck pollution standards, the Trump administration is holding an initial public hearing on Monday in Fresno, Calif.
VW parts ways with U.S. ad agency Deutsch amid global review
Interpublic's Deutsch has lost the Volkswagen creative account in the U.S. as the automaker nears the end of its global agency review, people familiar with the matter told Advertising Age.
Toyota reportedly agrees to add Android Auto to vehicles
Toyota agreed to add Android Auto to its vehicles, a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg, ending years of resistance to the Google infotainment software because of safety and security concerns.
California urges Trump administration to abandon mpg plan
California's top air regulator urged the Trump administration to abandon a plan to freeze fuel efficiency standards through 2026, as automakers urged state and federal regulators to reach agreement to extend nationwide rules.
Canada's PM says informal NAFTA talks likely in next few days at U.N.
U.S. and Canadian officials trying to reach a deal on NAFTA are "very likely" to hold informal talks on the sidelines of a major U.N. meeting in the next few days, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said
Reagor Dykes bankruptcy sale approved for November
Groups handling the dealership group's assets are supposed to resolve automakers' objections by next month.
Retail innovator O'Neil retiring from Cox
Cox Automotive COO Mark O'Neil, who helped start CarMax and Dealertrack, will step down Feb. 1 after three decades in auto retailing.
For new e-tron, Audi will take reservations, not inventory
With its reservation model, Audi aims to ensure that its e-tron electric vehicle is profitable for both dealers and the factory.
Florence damage less than Harvey, still significant
The damage caused by Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas is still significant, despite looking minimal compared with previous hurricanes that hit more densely populated areas of the United States.
As Mercedes plans to ship GLC to U.S., India gains traction as exporter
While the U.S. industry is transfixed on the rise of China as a critical market and manufacturing base, another Asian country is stepping onto the stage: India.
Who can replace Jackson as voice of the industry?
The transition to a new CEO could make for a real tone shift at AutoNation.
Lincoln rethinks subscription experiment
While Lincoln has no plans to discontinue its subscription pilot, officials say they'll have to alter the service — including getting dealerships more involved — if it's ever to grow beyond the test phase.