GM, Volvo team with Amazon to deliver packages to customers' cars
General Motors and Volvo have partnered with Amazon to offer customers in-vehicle delivery of packages in the United States.
Larry P. Vellequette
A farewell toast to the Jeep 'JK' Wrangler
The two-door Jeep Wrangler JK and four-door Wrangler Unlimited JKU represent the bookend of a game-changing, if initially flawed, vehicle that was far successful beyond...
Asbury's Q1 net jumps 18 percent
Asbury Automotive's first-quarter profits jumped 18 percent, driven by F&I and parts and service gains, on a revenue increase approaching 4 percent.
Mercedes seeks to keep China luxury lead with stretched A class
Mercedes aims to widen the brand's appeal to Chinese buyers with a long-wheelbase version of its latest A class.
Audi recalling 1.16 million vehicles worldwide over coolant pump issue
Audi said it was recalling more than a million vehicles worldwide because of concerns that an electric coolant pump could overheat or short-circuit from moisture within the...
Once an industry joke, electric buses start to dent oil demand
Suddenly, buses with battery-powered motors are a serious matter with the potential to revolutionize city transport -- and add to the forces reshaping the energy industry.
Ferrari pushes possible EV launch beyond 2022
Ferrari Chairman Sergio Marchionne says the supercar brand will not launch a full-electric car until after its next business plan ends in 2022.
PSA first-quarter revenue jumps 42% on Opel-Vauxhall acquisition
PSA revenue rose 42 percent to 18 billion euros ($22 billion) in the first quarter, lifted by its acquisition of Opel-Vauxhall last year.
U.S. court blocks Trump effort to delay boost in 'gas guzzler' fines
Automakers will face steeper penalties if they fall short of annual federal fuel economy targets after an appeals court blocked a Trump administration move to delay a...
Infiniti readying new platform for electrified cars
Nissan's Infiniti luxury brand will introduce an all-new platform for its entire range when it shifts to exclusively electrified powertrains in 2021.
Trump may tie Mexican immigration control to NAFTA
President Trump threatened to make Mexican immigration control a condition of a new NAFTA agreement, saying the southern neighbor must stop illegal immigrants from getting...
Toyota Avalon gets price bump after redesign
The fifth-generation Toyota Avalon that goes on sale next month as a 2019 model shares almost nothing with the previous generation, including the pricing.
GM Korea, union reach tentative wage deal to avert bankruptcy
GM's South Korean unit said that it has reached a tentative wage deal with its labor union, meeting a key condition laid down by the automaker to prevent it filing for...
Activist investor turns up heat on Hyundai
Activist hedge fund Elliott Management dismissed Hyundai Motor Group's restructuring plan as insufficient on Monday and called on the South Korean conglomerate to adopt a...
No thanks, Ford says to 9-speed offered by GM
Ford has elected not to use GM's nine-speed transmission out of the box, opting instead for two new eight-speed transmissions on vehicles such as the Ford Edge, Ford Transit...
The rise of a used-car powerhouse
Reagor Dykes Auto Group, a budding powerhouse on Automotive News' list of the top 100 dealership groups in used retail sales, sells well beyond its west Texas base.
VW's internal handling of emissions scandal 'unsatisfactory,' U.S. monitor finds
VW's independent monitor, former Deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson, has criticized the automaker's internal response to its emissions scandal, a German newspaper report...
Self-driving cars hitting red lights
Federal and state officials, once eager advocates of self-driving cars, now are pumping the brakes and demanding greater accountability and information that auto and tech...
Flying taxi start-up hires designer behind modern Mini, Fiat 500
Lilium, a startup with ambitions to put electric "flying taxis" in the air next decade, has hired Frank Stephenson, the designer behind several iconic cars such as the Mini,...
Melrose gets green light from UK for GKN takeover
UK Business Minister Greg Clark said there were no national security grounds to intervene in turnaround specialist Melrose's takeover of British auto supplier GKN.
Gentex Q1 net income up 14 percent despite production glitch
Gentex said its first-quarter net income surged 14 percent from a year earlier as the mirror and electronics supplier managed to boost mirror deliveries despite a production...
Calif. bill would add some muscle to franchise laws
A wide-ranging California bill that aims to strengthen the state's existing new-car dealer franchise laws is scheduled to have its first committee hearing today.
Nissan wants 9,000 stores renovated worldwide in next 5 years
Nissan envisions renovating 9,000 of its 10,000 worldwide dealerships over the next five years.
Washington angles to check CFPB's power
Congressional efforts to limit the CFPB's power are moving in parallel with similar efforts by its leader.
Dealers fixate on costs
Dealers are increasingly cutting costs across the board this year to offset narrowing margins, rising expenses and a potential economic downturn.
Honda sweetens Accord leases, a little
The discounted lease deal puts the Accord within striking distance of the Camry in strong lease markets such as California, Ohio and Florida.
BMW eases dealership bonus program
BMW of North America won't change the major components of its controversial dealership bonus program for 2018, but it will relax some of the metrics it uses so that more...
Create auto career paths for women, managers say
Automotive manufacturers are staffing up for a new wave of innovators to drive technological change, and many realize that they need a more diverse pool of talent --...
Florida dealership cafes taste like success
At two Florida dealerships, food service is treated as a department unto itself, serving both customers and staff with a wide-ranging menu.
Toyota goes out on a limb with V2V
Toyota is hoping to break an awkward silence in the discussion over getting vehicles to talk to one another.