Ford sees LCVs as key to European profit despite Brexit headwinds

A strong sales performance in light commercial vehicles will help Ford be profitable in Europe this year, the automaker's regional boss said.

Chevy's Trax stomps on the Sonic

Chevrolet's Sonic and Trax embody the speed at which consumer tastes have shifted from cars to crossovers.

Citroen seeks global appeal with lineup renewal

Citroen is thinking on a global scale as it embarks on a big renewal of its lineup, which started with the C3 subcompact hatchback last autumn and continues with the C3 Aircross and C5 Aircross SUV/crossovers.

GM cuts shift at Kansas car plant

GM, for the fifth time this year, is cutting a production shift at one of its U.S. assembly plants in response to slowing industry sales. As many as 1,000 workers will be laid off when the overnight shift at a Chevrolet Malibu factory in Kansas is dropped in late September.

FCA denies report it will pull Chrysler from Japan

Fiat Chrysler denied it has decided to pull its Chrysler brand out of Japan after the Nikkei reported the automaker was planning to stop selling the cars in the country as early as next year following years of poor sales.

Mercedes orders up more trucks for U.S.

Mercedes leaders say the increase could move the brand closer to a 50-50 sales mix of cars and light trucks for the year, and get inventory more in line with consumer demand.

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GM extends summer shutdown at 2 plants amid car slump

GM is extending the normal two-week summer shutdowns at two U.S. assembly plants to as many as five weeks amid a slump in car demand and high inventories. The Lordstown, Ohio, factory builds the Chevrolet Cruze and the Fairfax, Kan., plant assembles the Chevrolet Malibu.