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VIDEO: AutoNews Now: A peek at the posh products of Pebble

3:30 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 17, 2017

From BMW Z4 to a $20M Aston: A peek at the posh products of Pebble; GM thwarts settlement; Charlottesville: Reactions from GM, Dana, Ford; Nissan Leaf road show.... Read More »

Tesla responds to D.C. businessman's complaints

2:13 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 17, 2017

Tesla has responded to comments made in a Tuesday guest blog on the Automotive News website by Washington, D.C., businessman Alain Cohen.... Read More »

Canada pushes back as NAFTA talks heat up

12:07 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 17, 2017

The Canadians may be characteristically polite as they carry out negotiations to amend NAFTA, but apparently they won't be pushovers.... Read More »

AN EARLY DISRUPTER

Roy Lunn, father of the Ford GT40, modern SUV, dies at 92

6:16 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 16, 2017

A mechanical and aeronautical engineer who led development of the first Jeep Cherokee and Ford's original GT40, Roy Lunn helped pioneer unitized bodies for SUVs to help meet fuel-economy requirements.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Trump CEO panels disband under pressure

3:30 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 16, 2017

Trump advisory panels, including Barra's, disband under pressure; U.S.: No 'mere tweaking' NAFTA; Takata lawsuits on hold; A three-wheeled IPO?... Read More »

VW to reveal more details on EV microbus, source says

Aug. 16, 2017 17:01 CET

VW brand CEO Herbert Diess is expected to announce on Saturday more details regarding the production of the battery-powered I.D. Buzz microbus slated to debut in 2022, a company source told Automotive News Europe.... Read More »

Barra's role on Trump forum ends as group disbands

2:58 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 16, 2017

A group of business leaders and President Trump announced the disbandment of the president's Strategic and Policy Forum, which originally included GM CEO Mary Barra and more than a dozen other CEOs from several industries.... Read More »

Geely earnings double on cars co-developed with Volvo

7:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 16, 2017

Geely Automobile Holdings said that first-half profit more than doubled, scoring its fastest earnings growth in eight years as cars designed with Volvo won over domestic consumers.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: FCA joins BMW-Intel self-driving team

8:45 am U.S. ET | Aug. 16, 2017

FCA joins BMW-Intel self-driving alliance; Geely exec: No plans to buy FCA; AFL-CIO leaders quit Trump panel; GM said to have suspended Iacobelli; How natural gas fell out of favor.... Read More »

GUEST BLOG: ALAIN COHEN

BLOG: Why this Tesla fan thinks the company is losing its way

9:59 am U.S. ET | Aug. 15, 2017

Call me an early adopter. I bought the 892nd Tesla roadster to come off the line in 2010. There were problems. Then I bought a second, and a third.... Read More »

Profit-rich trucks may catch break in Trump auto review

7:10 am U.S. ET | Aug. 15, 2017

A move under consideration by the Trump administration could ease tough fuel-efficiency standards set to take effect in 2021 on light trucks, the bulwark of US auto industry sales and profits.... Read More »

Opel debuts new retail format in Germany

Aug. 15, 2017 12:47 CET

Opel is piloting a new retail format that offers German customers the opportunity to purchase a new car while shopping in a mall, mimicking a concept first developed by the UK's Rockar dealership group for Hyundai.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Stay or go? Barra's Trump dilemma

3:15 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 15, 2017

Stay or go? Barra's Trump predicament; Keeping a 'delicate balance' in re-negotiating NAFTA; Frankfurt's no-shows; Selling Opels at the mall.... Read More »

Center for Auto Safety names Ditlow's successor

6:39 am U.S. ET | Aug. 15, 2017

The Center for Auto Safety has appointed an official with a track record in federal government consumer protection agencies as its new executive director, the advocacy group said Tuesday... Read More »

Camaro is better — just not better looking

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 14, 2017

Bob Lutz says Chevy blew the Camaro's redesign.... Read More »

Canada lays out its NAFTA priorities

1:34 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 14, 2017

Canada's negotiating objectives for NAFTA include reducing red tape associated with border transport, harmonizing regulations and guaranteeing labor rights and environmental protection.... Read More »

Swedish battery firm takes aim at Tesla's Gigafactory

Aug. 14, 2017 09:33 CET

Swedish battery firm Northvolt is planning to close its first major fundraising round this autumn, potentially drawing in 100 million euros ($118 million) as it seeks to build a massive 32 gigawatt-hour plant costing 4 billion euros to rival Tesla's U.S. Gigafactory.... Read More »

NAFTA rewrite: Who wants what

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 14, 2017

Key players, negotiating strategies, wish lists and more for the U.S., Canada, Mexico, automakers, suppliers and organized labor... Read More »

Ferrari leaves FCA in dust

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 14, 2017

In market cap competition, Ferrari begins to pull away from FCA.... Read More »

Bob Mallon's $13 million legacy

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 14, 2017

Bob Mallon, who died Aug. 3, left a major legacy with the National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation, which he founded.... Read More »

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Let’s continue Mallon’s work

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 14, 2017

If there was ever a dealer you could call Mr. NADA, it was Bob Mallon, and I cannot begin to count the times I have repeated to myself his famous phrase, “in perpetuity.”... Read More »

Lithia adds 5 stores, looks to buy more

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 14, 2017

On the heels of one of its biggest deals yet, Lithia Motors plans to keep up its aggressive acquisition pace.... Read More »

Accord gets the goodies, while Acura waits

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 13, 2017

Within American Honda's walls, the bread-and-butter Accord family car commands deep respect, while Acura remains stuck in a second-fiddle role.... Read More »

Has Mazda found the 'holy grail' of powertrains?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 12, 2017

The new engine delivers torque and fuel efficiency on par with a diesel engine but without nasty nitrogen oxide or sooty emissions.... Read More »

A migration to Texas, done the Toyota Way

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 12, 2017

Toyota executives say they've consolidated operations from around the country, just in time to confront the disruptive challenges facing the industry.... Read More »

 
A peek inside's VW's secret fortress

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10 2017

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VW opened up to reporters its secretive proving grounds near Wolfsburg where the company's brightest ...
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German diesel summit must succeed in restoring confidence in fuel

Christiaan Hetzner
5:25 am U.S. ET | Aug. 1 2017

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What VW Group's emissions fraud failed to achieve, Stuttgart Mayor Fritz Kuhn may accomplish: turn G ...
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German industry fears image blow over cartel probe


4:16 am U.S. ET | July 25 2017

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Germany's auto industry fears its image will suffer another severe blow after EU antitrust authoriti ...
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Audi copies Silicon Valley risk-taking culture with self-driving A8

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 24 2017

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Audi CEO Rupert Stadler has been studying Silicon Valley's risk-taking culture and with the brand's ...
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How the iPhone has changed our industry

Krishnan M. Anantharaman
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 14 2017

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We won't gush over the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, but on this occasion at least, we ought to ac ...
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Bentley Bentayga plug-in taps VW Group parts bin

Jay Ramey
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 13 2017

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A prototype of Bentley's Bentayga plug-in hybrid has been testing with the Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybri ...
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Dissecting Europe's automotive numbers

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 12 2017

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The latest Automobile Industry Pocket Guide from the European association ACEA, reveals some interesting, and often unexpected, trends from the region's auto industry. ...
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Renault design boss knows which line matters most

Peter Sigal
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 11 2017

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When discussing automotive design, the word “line” gets used often. Renault design chief ...
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Volvo sends message to suppliers

Douglas A. Bolduc
8:40 am U.S. ET | July 5 2017

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Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson says that the automaker's decision to electrify all its future powertrains provides a clear message to suppliers. ...
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Ghosn knows what it means to be No. 1

Lindsay Chappell
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 5 2017

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The biggest volumes earn the attention of suppliers, technology innovators, deal-makers and governments. ...
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Russia sales increase 19% as market rebound continues
New-car registrations in Russia increased 19 percent in July, the fifth consecutive month of increas ...
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Europe's H1 sales hit post-crisis high; rebound may be losing momentum
Europe's first-half vehicle sales rose by nearly 5 percent despite predictions that the market would ...
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UK sales fall 9% on Brexit uncertainty
UK registrations fell 9 percent in July, the fourth consecutive month of declines. ...
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French sales rise 11% in July on strong mass-market demand
French new-car sales rose 11 percent in July as most mass-market brands enjoyed a significant jump i ...
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Business sales boost Italian car market in July
Business demand helped drive a 5.9 percent increase in new-car sales in Italy last month as registra ...
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German sales rise 1.5% in July despite diesel slump
German registrations rose by 1.5 percent in July despite a 13 percent fall in diesel car sales. ...
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Spanish sales rise nearly 3%, boosted by tourism
Spanish new-car sales grew by 2.5 percent in July as business registrations continued to offset fall ...
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Russia sales increase 15% in 4th straight monthly rise
New-car registrations in Russia increased 15 percent in June, the fourth consecutive month of higher ...
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UK car sales fall for third consecutive month
UK new-car registrations fell by 4.8 percent in June to 243,454, the first time in six years sales h ...
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German car sales drop on fewer selling days
German new-car sales declined 3.5 percent last month to 327,693 vehicles, according to data from the ...
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Mercedes, Mini, help reverse Europe's cabriolet slump
Europe's premium convertible segment is on the rise as new models from Mercedes, Mini and Porsche he ...
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SUVs will continue to dominate in Europe
Surging demand for SUVs and crossovers in Europe shows no signs of slowing. Analysts predict the bod ...
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Peugeot, Ford, Renault lead in high-margin sales to private customers
The Peugeot, Ford and Renault brands were Europe's first-quarter leaders in a key part of the retail business: sales to private customers. ...
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European minicar sales forecast to dip this year, remain steady until 2020
Automakers are increasing technology levels in Europe's minicar segment to maintain consumer interes ...
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Europe's compact minivan sales forecast to see steady decline
Europe's compact minivan segment is forecast to continually decline until 2020 because of rising dem ...
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Europe's small SUV sales forecast to top 2 million next year
Europe's small SUV/crossover segment is forecast to continue its rapid growth as models from latecom ...
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New mild hybrid tech will shake up green car sales
Mild hybrid cars with cheaper and less complex technology than plug-in and full hybrids will reduce ...
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SUV sales rise to 25% of European market
SUVs and crossovers accounted for a quarter of all European passenger vehicle sales last year as mod ...
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VW Golf, other volume compacts lose share to premium rivals, SUVs
The VW Golf and Ford Focus compacts are being squeezed as premium competitors such as the Mercedes A ...
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Skoda names VW Group veteran Stefani as design chief
Skoda has named Oliver Stefani as its new design head. Stefani replaces Jozef Kaban, who left Skoda ...
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Aston Martin names Maserati exec as powertrain boss
Aston Martin has named Maserati's Joerg Ross as its new head of powertrain. ...
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VW brand confirms Sengpiehl as marketing chief
VW Group named former Hyundai executive Jochen Sengpiehl as head of marketing for its core passenger ...
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VW brand names Sengpiehl as marketing chief
VW Group named former Hyundai executive Jochen Sengpiehl as head of marketing for its core Volkswage ...
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BMW's Willisch to retire Aug. 1 as Americas chief
After 21 years with BMW, including six in the U.S., Ludwig Willisch will retire as the company's Americas chief as of Aug. 1. ...
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Former GM exec Bo Andersson to lead Yazaki Europe
Former GM purchasing chief and CEO of AvtoVAZ Bo Andersson has returned to the industry to lead Euro ...
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Ford of Europe names Leenarts design chief
Ford named Amko Leenarts as its new design director for Europe. Leenarts will succeed Joel Piaskowsk ...
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BMW sales chief Robertson to retire; Dutch executive Nota is successor
BMW said Ian Robertson will retire as the automaker's sales chief. He will be succeeded by Pieter No ...
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Tesla adds two to board, including James Murdoch
Tesla appointed two new directors to its board, including Twenty-First Century Fox CEO James Murdoch ...
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KC Crain named president of Automotive News' parent company
KC Crain, group publisher of Automotive News, has been named president of parent Crain Commun ...
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Mazda makes CX-5 an even better drive
Mazda hopes to boost demand for its CX-5, the brand's top-selling model in Europe, with a new genera ...
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Kia Picanto adds tech but stays small
Kia has bucked the trend that cars grow larger with every new generation by increasing the new Pican ...
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Volvo seeks to match XC60's magic
Volvo hopes that by making its new XC60 bigger, safer and more technologically advanced it will be a ...
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Alfa's big bet on the Stelvio
Alfa Romeo is betting on the Stelvio and its fun-to-drive characteristics to boost the appeal of wha ...
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Opel moves Insignia upscale
Opel hopes a wide selection of advanced safety equipment in its new Insignia will move the model upm ...
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Softer Land Rover Discovery keeps its go-anywhere skills
Land Rover is determined to demonstrate that even though the fifth generation of the Discovery has b ...
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Honda counts on new Civic for boost in Europe
Honda's latest Civic benefited from the largest development program for a single model in the compan ...
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Mercedes makes E-class coupe more practical
Mercedes is repositioning its E-class coupe to offer more room and more functionality, promoting the ...
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Kia gives Rio better tech to challenge European rivals
Kia has added driver assistance systems not typical in small cars as well as upgraded connectivity i ...
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Mini maxes out with Countryman
The Mini Countryman has grown to become the BMW subsidiary's biggest model to date and now competes ...
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Suppliers to the new Peugeot 3008
Assembly of the second-generation Peugeot 3008 began in June 2016 at PSA's factory in Sochaux, Franc ...
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Suppliers to the new Alfa Stelvio
Assembly of the first-generation Alfa Romeo Stelvio began in January at the automaker's factory in C ...
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Suppliers to the new Opel Ampera-e
Assembly of the all-new Opel Ampera-e full-electric car began in October 2016 at parent General Moto ...
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Suppliers to the new BMW 5 series
Assembly of the seventh-generation BMW 5 series began in November 2016 at the automaker's factory in ...
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