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New test shows disparities in Ford F-150 crash protection

6:00 pm U.S. ET | July 29, 2015 | UPDATED: 7/29/15 9:17 pm ET - corrected
After a follow-up test, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said Ford "shortchanges" some buyers of its redesigned 2015 F-150 pickups by equipping certain models with protective steel bars while leaving them off others.

VW rolls out crash avoidance with '16 lineup

6:00 pm U.S. ET | July 29, 2015
Volkswagen, catching up to its luxury siblings, will offer sensor-based safety features across nearly its entire U.S. lineup for model year 2016.

 
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Fiat Chrysler sued in Canada following recent recalls

6:45 pm U.S. ET | July 29, 2015
A Canadian law firm said it filed a lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Wednesday seeking $4 billion in damages, in connection with the...

VW boosts Q2 profit on Europe recovery but lowers sales forecast as China slows

3:27 am U.S. ET | July 29, 2015
Volkswagen posted higher quarterly profit on a strengthening European recovery and cost cuts but lowered its global sales forecast amid a slowdown in...

GM to invest $1 billion in India, plans to double market share by 2020

6:59 am U.S. ET | July 29, 2015
General Motors plans to invest $1 billion in the next few years to turn operations in India into a new global export hub aimed at boosting sales in...

CDK sees 25 percent profit growth in 2016

3:37 pm U.S. ET | July 29, 2015
CDK Global CEO Steve Anenen predicted that earnings at the dealership software giant would jump in its 2016 fiscal year.

Mini issues recall for side impact protection

11:45 am U.S. ET | July 29, 2015
Mini is recalling 30,456 Cooper and Cooper S cars in the U.S. to address poor side impact protection.

GM ignition-switch spin battle reignites with plaintiffs' lawyer

6:28 am U.S. ET | July 29, 2015
General Motors may face a renewed media campaign over what a key opponent called its “false narrative” about recalls of cars with...

Ford Q2 net soars 44% for strongest auto profit in 15 years

7:00 am U.S. ET | July 28, 2015
Ford's second-quarter net income increased 44 percent from a year earlier to $1.

Honda readies more sporty, luxurious Civic

11:00 am U.S. ET | July 28, 2015
With the official debut of Honda's redesigned Civic just a few months away, the latest spy shots show the 10th-generation model will come with luxury...

Hyundai compact truck based on Santa Cruz concept set for approval

3:15 pm U.S. ET | July 28, 2015
Positive public reaction on the auto show circuit has reportedly helped persuade Hyundai to build the Santa Cruz truck.

Jeep fuel-tank fire death verdict slashed to $40 million

4:46 pm U.S. ET | July 28, 2015
A judge in Georgia has reduced a $150 million award to $40 million for the family of a young boy killed when the 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee in which he...

GM plans $5B vehicle family for emerging markets

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 28, 2015
GM plans to spend $5 billion over the next several years to develop a new range of technology-rich small cars, based on a common architecture, that...

Daimler, Renault-Nissan detail plans for Mexico JV plant

1:44 pm U.S. ET | July 28, 2015
Daimler and the Renault-Nissan Alliance said today their new plant for Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti cars in Aguascalientes, Mexico, will employ some...

GM prices diesel Colorado from $31,700; towing capacity set at 7,700 pounds

9:00 am U.S. ET | July 28, 2015
DETROIT -- The diesel-powered Chevrolet Colorado will be priced from about $31,700 to $38,700, including destination charge, when it...

GM prices diesel Chevy Colorado from $31,700

9:00 am U.S. ET | July 28, 2015
The diesel-powered Chevrolet Colorado will be priced from about $31,700 to $38,700, including destination charge, when it debuts this fall.

Jeep hacking sends warning to BMW, Audi and Mercedes

4:55 am U.S. ET | July 28, 2015
When friendly hackers landed a Jeep Cherokee in a ditch last week, it sent a warning to BMW, Audi and Mercedes as the luxury automakers compete...

Aston Martin looks at more than 10 sites for new factory

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 28, 2015
Aston Martin is reviewing more than 10 sites in Europe, the U.S. and other global locations for a new factory to build its first crossover.

Chinese supplier YFS to build plant in Detroit

3:08 pm U.S. ET | July 28, 2015
Chinese auto supplier YFS Automotive Systems said it plans to construct a 150,000-square-foot plant on 30 acres of vacant industrial property in...

VW passes Toyota for global sales lead in first half

2:26 am U.S. ET | July 28, 2015
Volkswagen surpassed Toyota to become the biggest automaker by deliveries in the first half.

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