VW fined by South Korea, faces recall over emissions cheating

5:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2015
South Korea became the first country outside the U.S. to punish Volkswagen Group for cheating in emissions tests, slapping the automaker with a record fine of 14.1 billion won ($12.31 million) and ordering a recall of 125,522 vehicles.

How Toyota used Nascar to sway loyal American car buyers

1:45 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2015
For years Toyota has been marketing itself to the Nascar audience as an increasingly American company -- and Nascar fans are growing more receptive.

Ford touts 'backup trailer assist' function in new F-150 ads

7:17 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2015
Comedian Denis Leary is crowing about something new in Ford F-150 ads: technology that is meant to make backing up a trailer easier.

U.S. auto sales could break November record, two forecasts say

3:04 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2015
This month -- powered by Black Friday sales and a strengthening economy -- could be the best November ever for U.S.

Land Rover Defender ends 70-year run ferrying farmers and royals

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2015
Production of the iconic Land Rover Defender will end early next year.

VW sinks, Detroit 3 rise in buy-sell reports

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
The value of a Volkswagen dealership, already dismal due to low sales in the U.S.

Volvo on fast track to 100,000 sales target

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Volvo Cars of North America, on track for its first annual U.S.


L.A.'s Galpin Motors fills an exhibit hall with its custom rides

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Galpin Motors uses a 26,000-square-foot exhibit space at the Los Angeles Convention Center to display its custom vehicles, showcase the many brands...

GM turns to KBB website for targeted incentives

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
General Motors is using Kelley Blue Book’s website to offer consumers targeted incentives, the latest sign that carmakers are keen to integrate...

Nissan accuses store owned by ex-dealer council chair of fraud

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Nissan is suing a California dealership and several of its employees, alleging that they filed 3.74 million in improper warranty claims.

Dealer's retirement shows trend

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
A Michigan deal exemplifies a trend in the buy-sell market.

Penske sticks with luxury with N.J. buy

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Penske Automotive Group has made another strategic acquisition, staying with premium luxury franchises, by buying New Jersey's Schneider Nelson Auto...

Used prices forecast to soften, not dive

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
The pool of used vehicles will grow in 2016, causing prices to soften but not “fall from a cliff,” predicts an analyst.


12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Dealers featured this week include Garson Rice, dealer principal of Rice Toyota in Greensboro, N.C.

New message to shoppers: Caddy Escalade is refined

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Cadillac will launch a broad advertising campaign for the Escalade in time for the holiday shopping season, the first significant marketing effort...

Reuss: More GM diesels coming in cars, trucks

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
General Motors will move forward with diesel engines in cars and light trucks despite the potential chilling effect from Volkswagen's emissions...

Fiat Chrysler launches 3 youth-targeted ads during American Music Awards

11:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 22, 2015
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, in another high-profile advertising move, launched three spots during Sunday night's broadcast of the American Music...

Titan gives Nissan dealers work-truck cred

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 22, 2015
Nissan's U.S. dealers are undergoing training again to sell a big truck as output of the redesigned Nissan Titan begins in Mississippi.

Volvo, Microsoft will bring augmented reality into showrooms

5:18 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2015
Volvo and Microsoft are working together to bring the tech company's augmented-reality goggles to Volvo showrooms next year to spruce up...

M-B advertising named most effective among luxury brands

3:40 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2015
Mercedes-Benz's slogan is, “The best or nothing.” When it comes to its advertising, a TV and video analytics company agrees.

Cox moves dealers to from VinSolutions

3:26 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2015
Dealers using the VinSolutions website will be transitioned to, Cox Automotive said today.

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