Volkswagen won't advertise during 2015 Super Bowl

11:41 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2014
Volkswagen, which made a huge splash with its “The Force” Super Bowl spot in 2011, will be sitting out the big game this year, the company confirmed.... Read More »

GM approves Opel SUV and engine investments in Germany, Poland

10:22 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2014
GM CEO Mary Barra said today Opel will add a flagship SUV to its lineup. The model will launch by the end of the decade.... Read More »

TIMELINE -- Takata airbag recalls

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2014
Following are some key events leading to the recall of several million cars fitted with potentially defective air bags made by Japanese supplier...... Read More »

Bentley drops the top on Mulsanne flagship

7:16 am U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2014
Bentley is hinting at plans to take on the Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe with the unveiling of a new concept -- the Grand Convertible.... Read More »

Daimler, BMW cooperate on suppliers in Mexico

4:17 am U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2014
Daimler and BMW are working together to build a network of suppliers for their new factories in Mexico as both carmakers aim to take advantage of the...... Read More »

Subaru unveils VIZIV GT Vision virtual racer for 'Gran Turismo 6' gamers

4:58 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2014
Subaru is the latest automaker to embrace the virtual racing scene with a hyperfuturistic concept for “Gran Turismo 6” on the PlayStation...... Read More »

TRW investment to help Takata replace defective airbags would be short-term, ZF CEO says

4:49 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2014
ZF Friedrichshafen is ready to invest more through TRW Automotive in airbag inflator output to meet replacement demand following the recall of...... Read More »

M-B tweaks model names

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2014
In the interest of "logic and transparency," Mercedes-Benz plans new names for almost every model other than the core A, C, E and S class.... Read More »

Fields: But how many parodies do your ads have?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2014
What does Mark Fields think of all those spoofs of the Lincoln MKC commercials starring Matthew McConaughey?... Read More »

Chevy eyes Buick's regional ad style

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 15, 2014
Chevy's approach to its so-called Tier 2 advertising, under which regional dealer groups pool money to buy ads, is in something of a transition.... Read More »

Dealerships' newspaper ad spending forecast to dive

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 15, 2014
Auto dealers large and small will eliminate $800 million worth of print advertising from U.S.... Read More »

Cadillac inks lease on its NYC headquarters

2:04 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 14, 2014
Cadillac has chosen a space in New York for its new global headquarters, after coming under fire in September for its plan to move away from General...... Read More »

Ford taps independent software developers

2:23 am U.S. ET | Nov. 14, 2014
Ford is betting on open systems and the innovative capabilities of external software developers in its vehicle connectivity strategy, said Barbara...... Read More »

Ford's European sales up 8% on UK, Italy

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 14, 2014
Ford increased European car sales by 8 percent in October, its fifth straight monthly gain, as it benefited from double-digit growth in the UK and...... Read More »

Ferrari will pay Fiat Chrysler $2.8 billion before its spinoff

12:02 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 13, 2014
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles expects to get 2.25 billion euros ($2.... Read More »

BMW sees popularity of sports cars waning as customer tastes change

6:00 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2014
BMW says sports car sales may never reach pre-recession levels again as changing tastes among rich customers in China and other emerging markets hits...... Read More »

BMW Group deliveries rise 11% on China demand

5:05 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2014
BMW Group vehicle sales increased by 11 percent in October on strong demand from China, which helped 10-month deliveries rise 7 percent to 1.... Read More »

VW brand sales fall on Latin America, Russia

5:23 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2014
Volkswagen said sales of its core passenger-car brand slipped 0.... Read More »


How 'Car Talk' brought us closer to our cars

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2014
Much has changed since 1977, when the first episode of "Car Talk" aired on Boston's WBUR, but the automobile's central role in American life is not...... Read More »

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