Ford's blueprint to turn self-driving tech into profits
Just because Ford doesn't have plans to launch a commercial business with autonomous vehicles until 2021 does not necessarily mean the company is behind, argues Sherif Marakby, CEO of Ford Autonomous Vehicles.
Jeep Gladiator pickup: A first look
Fiat Chrysler accidentally -- or maybe on purpose -- leaked pictures and specs of the new Jeep pickup that goes on sale next year.
AutoNation teams up with Fair in latest digital outreach
AutoNation is partnering with Fair, a used-vehicle leasing subscription service, to offer customers a flexible lease option.
Toyota pumps mojo into redesigned Corolla
The revamped 2020 Toyota Corolla sedan will hit the streets on a new platform and with a more powerful engine option and edgier design that gives off a more athletic look.
Honda's revived Passport will slot between CR-V and Pilot
The Honda Passport, being revived as a two-row crossover slotted between the CR-V and Pilot, will compete next year with the Ford Edge, Chevrolet's new Blazer, Hyundai's Santa Fe and Nissan's Murano.
Industry groups say steel and auto tariffs undermine USMCA
Auto industry groups used a trade commission hearing to warn about the ill effects from U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs, and potential new tariffs on autos and auto parts.
Tesla buys trucking companies to boost deliveries, Musk says
Elon Musk is apparently charting his way out of what he's referred to as “delivery logistics hell” by making acquisitions and lining up more contracts with car haulers.
Daimler Financial chairman's retirement spurs leadership changes at Mercedes-Benz captive
Peter Zieringer, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA, will leave his post to lead Daimler Financial Services' European operations. Peter Henn will replace him.
Supplier Dayco receives two offers, could fetch $1 billion, report says
Dayco, a maker of engine parts for vehicles and industrial equipment, has received offers from bidders including Apollo Global and Gores Group, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.
Uber has a new rival in the world's most congested city
China' Didi Chuxing says it will butt heads with Uber in Mexico City, Latin America's biggest metropolis, starting as soon as next month. And a startup owned by Daimler also is coming to town.
Ford dealership in S. Calif. faces backlash over 'smoking hot' sales promotion
A Southern California Ford dealership is facing heavy criticism for "smoking hot" promotions on new vehicles launched during what have become the
E.U. would strike back at U.S. car tariffs, trade chief warns
The European Union would retaliate against any U.S. decision to impose tariffs on car imports, though the bloc hopes it can avoid such a confrontation, European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said.
Uber revenue slows as quarterly loss surges to $1.1 billion
Uber's sales are dramatically slowing even as the ride-hailing company is spending more to fuel global growth, particularly in its food delivery business.
Porsche, Mini top luxury and mass-market segments in sales satisfaction study
Porsche tops the luxury segment, while the Mini brand ranked highest in the mass-market segment in J.D. Power's latest sales satisfaction study.
No more Explorers in Egypt: Ford drops crossover from low-volume markets
The automaker is adjusting where it sells certain models and is reducing the number of available parts on a number of vehicles as it looks to maximize profits amid a global restructuring.
Data shows grim picture of driving behavior near schools
A leading traffic analytics company has compiled a detailed portrait of driver behavior on roads surrounding more than 125,000 schools across the country.
Key Democrat demands changes to new North America trade deal
President Donald Trump's new trade deal with Canada and Mexico needs changes to win support from Democrats, according to a senior House Democrat in line to influence trade policy in the new Congress.
Karma partners with online car-shopping platform
Karma Automotive, formerly Fisker Automotive, has partnered with Drive Motors, an online car-shopping and financing platform, in an effort to expand its scope despite its small dealership count.
Dealerships, recyclers will get EPA waivers for airbag disposal
The EPA will waive some hazardous waste regulations for auto dealerships and other businesses disposing of airbags in hopes of ensuring proper disposal of potentially deadly Takata airbag inflators.
Scooter startup Lime launches car-sharing service in Seattle
Lime, the scooter startup company that has spread bikes and scooters around the country over the last year, will start spreading around Lime-branded cars, too.
Musk's 'Teslaquila' prompts sobering opposition from the tequila industry
Elon Musk and Mexico's tequila producers could be headed for a collision after the drink's industry group opposed the Tesla CEO's efforts to trademark an alcoholic drink dubbed "Teslaquila."
Kia to keep it funky with redesigned Soul at L.A. show
Kia keeps its boxy Soul urban runabout true to its funky inner spirit with the unveiling of the third generation at this month's Los Angeles Auto Show.
Ford and Walmart start autonomous-vehicle partnership
Ford and Walmart have started a joint pilot to explore how the companies can use self-driving vehicles to deliver groceries and other consumer goods.
Aston Martin DBX crossover is 'thing of beauty,' CEO Palmer says
Aston Martin could create "beautiful dimensions" for the DBX crossover because designers were not limited by using a shared platform when building the car, CEO Andy Palmer said.
Daimler will open second r&d center in China to accelerate localization
Daimler plans to invest 1.1 billion yuan ($158.23 million) in a second r&d center in Beijing to help accelerate localization of Mercedes vehicles in China.
U.S. holds off on car tariffs after trade meeting, report says
The Trump administration will hold off for now on imposing new tariffs on automobile imports as top officials weigh revisions to a report on the national security implications, Bloomberg reported.
California counters Trump's car emissions rollback with new plan
California has countered President Donald Trump's proposed rollback of fuel economy and greenhouse gas requirements for cars and trucks, the acting head of the EPA said.
Tesla joins with GM, Nissan to press for extended electric car credit
The EV Drive Coalition, which counts Tesla, General Motors and Nissan among its members, formally launched with the goal of getting Congress to extend the $7,500 per-vehicle consumer tax credit.
Ford's 2020 baby Bronco off-roader emerges in photos from dealer meeting
Photos leaked from Ford's annual dealer meeting last month in Las Vegas provide the first public look at the so-called baby Bronco, an upcoming off-road compact crossover.
Toyota touts new ethanol hybrid technology, laments Brazil woes
Toyota's new ethanol hybrid vehicle being developed in Brazil is exceeding all the manufacturer's expectations, a top executive said.