Ford tech chief explains how sedan sales are hurt by SUV/crossover boom

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 13, 2016 | UPDATED: 2/13/16 10:03 pm ET -- corrected
Ford CTO Raj Nair says sedan sales are suffering most from rising demand for crossovers and SUVs.

Alfa Romeo could return to F1 racing with own team

9:02 am U.S. ET | Feb. 12, 2016
Alfa Romeo could return to Formula One racing with its own team, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said.

VW Group sales return to growth in January despite diesel scandal

8:34 am U.S. ET | Feb. 12, 2016
VW Group sales returned to growth in January despite the company's diesel emissions scandal, thanks to demand in China where VW brand posted its best...

Google self-driving car project expands hiring, posts manufacturing jobs

5:14 am U.S. ET | Feb. 12, 2016
Google's self-driving car project is advertising jobs on its website with a special focus on manufacturing expertise.

Daimler will invest $2.94 billion on cleaner diesels

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 12, 2016
Daimler plans to spend $2.


Aston Martin's DB11 will launch brand's renewal

4:45 am U.S. ET | Feb. 12, 2016
Aston Martin will unveil its new DB11 at the Geneva auto show as the company renews its aging lineup in a push to return to sustainable profitability...

Toyota confirms new crossover for Europe; U.S. sales also planned

11:18 am U.S. ET | Feb. 11, 2016
Toyota confirmed it will launch a new compact SUV/crossover in Europe based on its C-HR concept.

GM's Opel will launch European version of Chevy Bolt in 2017

4:19 am U.S. ET | Feb. 11, 2016
GM CEO Mary Barra said Opel/Vauxhall will launch a long-range, affordable electric car called the Ampera-e in 2017.

Daimler recalls 840,000 vehicles in U.S. with Takata airbag inflators

2:49 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
Daimler today said it would recall 840,000 U.S.

GM awards more business to ad agency Commonwealth

10:24 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
Ad agency Commonwealth/McCann has added some more business from General Motors at the expense of Leo Burnett.

Porsche CEO says profits will be hit by EV investment

5:02 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
Porsche is bracing for smaller profit gains in the future as the sports-car maker steps up spending on models such as its first EV, CEO Oliver Blume...

Mercedes is not chasing luxury sales lead at any price, Zetsche says

5:29 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche says Mercedes will not sacrifice margins in its quest to overtake rival BMW and become the world's best-selling luxury...

VW quality chief quits amid diesel scandal fallout

11:32 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Volkswagen named company veteran Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler as head of group quality assurance, replacing Frank Tuch, who held the job for six years...

Automakers opt for less TV time during Super Bowl

10:39 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
The Super Bowl was a little less sleek, sporty and horsepowered this year.

Honda Ridgeline: Not your teenager's truck

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Honda hopes its marketing campaign for the Ridegline will grab buyers with a little more gray in their hair and green in their wallets than the...


For FCA, no one brand was big enough for 'Star Wars'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
December is not only prime time for blockbuster Hollywood releases; it's also a crucial month for auto sales promotions.

Just because rebadging hasn't worked so well before ...

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Fiat Chrysler's plan to replace the Dodge Dart and Chrysler 200 with vehicles built under contract by other automakers faces long odds.

Stars and cars, Jeeps and sheep: Super Bowl auto ad roundup

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 7, 2016
Beneath the glamour of 2016's star-filled auto Super Bowl ads sat a group of vehicles that will be pawns crucial to each brand's product lineup.

Christopher Walken was the only choice for Kia's Super Bowl ad

12:28 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 7, 2016
Only one person could've done Kia's “Walken Closet” Super Bowl spot. Christopher Walken was the lone option. There was no Plan B.

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